Krishna – Uddhava Enlightening Conversation, Answering All Controversies

Hari Om Why did Krishna not save Pandavas when they played dice (gambling game) with Duryodhana and Shakuni? (Wonderful explanation by Sri Krishna) From his childhood, Uddhava has been with Krishna charioting him and serving him in many ways. He never asked for any wish or boon from Sri Krishna. When Krishna was at the … Continue reading Krishna – Uddhava Enlightening Conversation, Answering All Controversies

Kaavadi—The Symbol of Tapasya And Courage

Hari Om Lord Shanmukha is the Pratyaksha Devata of this Kali Yuga. He is readily pleased with His devotees to whom He grants both Bhukti and Mukti (enjoyments here and Moksha hereafter). Millions are still living who can narrate instances in their own lives to show the miracles brought about by propitiation of Lord Shanmukha. … Continue reading Kaavadi—The Symbol of Tapasya And Courage

Lord Siva And Tattvas in Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy

Hari Om Satyam Sivam Subham Sundaram Kantam The Saiva Siddhanta system is the distilled essence of Vedanta. It prevailed in Southern India even before the Christian era. Tirunelveli and Madurai are the centres of Saiva Siddhanta school. Saivites elaborated a distinctive philosophy called the Saiva Siddhanta about the eleventh century A.D. Even Saivism is a … Continue reading Lord Siva And Tattvas in Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy

Untold Stories from Ramayana

Hari Om  The Ramayana is one of the great epics of Hinduism. This powerful  mythology, written by Sage. Valmiki  under the instructions of Sage Narada, imparts many treasured lessons on the importance of ‘dharma’, karma, loyalty, commitment to parents and duty towards citizens.  There are however, some lesser known parts from this great epic.  Hanuman – Incarnation of Lord Shiva … Continue reading Untold Stories from Ramayana

Highly Beneficial Sravana Vratham (Fasting) for Lord Vishnu

Hari Om Sravana Vratham (fasting) is observed by Vishnu devotees. It is quite similar to Ekadasi fast. A brief description of Sravana Vratham Procedure is discussed here. The fast is observed every month on the Sravana Nakshatram day. The fasting is for a whole day from sunrise to next day sunrise – this is recommended … Continue reading Highly Beneficial Sravana Vratham (Fasting) for Lord Vishnu

The Miraculous Story of Abirami Pattar

 Hari Om “Thai Amavasai Day” is greatly celebrated to honour the devotion of Abirami Pattar. The story of Abirami Pattar is truly a miracle instance that teaches us that Mother Goddess will always bless and protect us, so long as we show faith and devotion towards her.  Abirami Pattar, originally known as Subramaniya Iyer was … Continue reading The Miraculous Story of Abirami Pattar

Saturn Transit to Makara (Capricorn) Rasi from Dhanur (Sagittarius) Rasi in Jan 2020

Hari Om Sri Gurubyoh Namah ! Om Ganeshaya Namah ! Shree Matre Namah ! Om Sham Shanaiscaryaye Namah|| OM Vishnu Bhakthaya Namah|| Saturn transits to Makara (Capricorn) Rasi from Dhanur (Sagittarius) Rasi on 24th January 2020, 12.05 pm as per Trikanitha panchang. As per Vakya panchang, Saturn transit to Makara will be on 27th December … Continue reading Saturn Transit to Makara (Capricorn) Rasi from Dhanur (Sagittarius) Rasi in Jan 2020

Dasa Maha Vidya Stotra

Hari Om The ten forms of Divine Mother are known as the Dasa Mahavidyas. Each form has her own name and mantras. The Dasa Mahavidyas are Wisdom Goddesses. Dasa means ten, maha means great, and vidya means wisdom. The Dasa Mahavidyas are considered forms of Divine Mother Kali, who is the first of the then … Continue reading Dasa Maha Vidya Stotra

The Six Faults of Human EGO

Hari Om In Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma), Arishadvarga or (Shadripu/Shada Ripu (Sanskrit) meaning the six enemies) are the six enemies of the mind, which are: kama (lust), krodha (anger), lobha (greed), moha (attachment), Mada (pride), and matsarya (jealousy); the negative characteristics of which prevent man from attaining moksha or salvation. These are the fundamental tenets of … Continue reading The Six Faults of Human EGO

FAQ on Meat Eating and Vegetarianism

Hari Om On what grounds do you prohibit meat-eating ? According to Swami Sivananda, on medical, psychological, moral and spiritual grounds: The mind is made up of the essence of the food that a man takes. Tamasic food results in a Tamasic mind (inert, dull). Meat is Tamasic and hence should be avoided. When an … Continue reading FAQ on Meat Eating and Vegetarianism