Vedic Metaphysics

Dialogues with The Guru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamigal, 34th Pontiff of the Sri Sharada Peetam of Sringeri

Dialogues with The Guru Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamigal, 34th Pontiff of the Sri Sharada Peetam of Sringeri

Hari Om Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati सदात्मध्याननिरतं विषयेभ्यः पराङ्मुखम् । नौमि शास्त्रेषु निष्णातं चन्द्रशेखरभारतीम् ॥ Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati MahaswamiJi as ...
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Eradication of Bad Karma (Sins) and Purifying the Soul — Hinduism’ Perspective

Eradication of Bad Karma (Sins) and Purifying the Soul — Hinduism’ Perspective

Hari Om ”Everyone wants be happy and not sad. Everyone wants be good and not bad.” Firstly, Let us understand ...
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The Seven Chakras — The Kundalini Yoga

The Seven Chakras — The Kundalini Yoga

Hari Om Padmas Or Chakras Chakras are in the Linga Sarira (astral body). Linga Sarira is of 17 Tattvas, viz., ...
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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF  EKADASI

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF EKADASI

Hari Om Ekadasi is a Sanskrit word, which means 'the eleventh'. It refers to the eleventh day of a fortnight ...
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FAQ: Why isn’t Tulsi offered to Ganesh Ji?

FAQ: Why isn’t Tulsi offered to Ganesh Ji?

Hari Om Lord Ganeshji is always worshipped before commencing any auspicious work or writing a book or doing any ritual ...
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Karmas and Diseases

Karmas and Diseases

Hari Om Introduction It is common nowadays to hear it said that the Puranas are very unreliable scriptures and that ...
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STORY OF SATYAVAN and SAVITRI

STORY OF SATYAVAN and SAVITRI

Hari Om There was once a fair princess in the country of Madra, and her name was Savitri. Be it ...
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The Battle of Eighteen Days - The Mahabharata

The Battle of Eighteen Days – The Mahabharata

Hari Om Soon after Krishna had returned from Hastinapur, Duryodhana sent a challenge to the Pandavas. His messenger spake, saying: ...
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PRALAYA (The Destruction of the Worlds) — From the Bhagavata Purana

PRALAYA (The Destruction of the Worlds) — From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SKANDHA XII. CHAP. 4 (From the Bhagavata Purana ) Four thousand Yugas form one day of Brahmâ. This ...
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HIRANYAKASIPU AND PRAHLÂDA Story — From the Bhâgavata Purâna

HIRANYAKASIPU AND PRAHLÂDA Story — From the Bhâgavata Purâna

Hari Om SKANDHA VII. CHAP. 2-4. (From the Bhâgavata Purâna) Upon the death of Hiranyâksha, Hiranyakasipu collected his companions and ...
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THE STORY OF DHRUVA — From the Bhagavata Purana

THE STORY OF DHRUVA — From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SKANDHA IV. CHAP. 8-12. (From the Bhagavata Purana) Uttânapâda is one of the sons of the First Manu ...
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THE CHURNING OF THE OCEAN (Samudra Manthan) – From the Bhagavata Purana

THE CHURNING OF THE OCEAN (Samudra Manthan) – From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SKANDHA VIII. CHAP. 5-12. (From the Bhagavata Purana) In the fight with the Asuras, the Devas lost their ...
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THE LAW OF KARMA — The Yogic Perspective

THE LAW OF KARMA — The Yogic Perspective

Hari Om "Karma" is a Sanscrit term for that great Law known to Western thinkers as Spiritual Cause and Effect, ...
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The Great Vedic Deities of Vedic Metaphysics

The Great Vedic Deities of Vedic Metaphysics

Hari Om Agni, the fire god, was closely associated with Indra, and is sometimes called his twin brother. The pair ...
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FAQ: Is there a Heaven? — Teachings of Yogi Philosophy

FAQ: Is there a Heaven? — Teachings of Yogi Philosophy

Hari Om "Does the Yogi Philosophy teach that there is a place corresponding to the 'Heavens' of the various religions? ...
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Uma, Pārvati, Durgā and Her Forms — In Vedic Scriptures

Uma, Pārvati, Durgā and Her Forms — In Vedic Scriptures

Hari Om UMĀ Umā is the name by which the consort of Siva is first known. In the sacred books ...
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Lord Siva - In Vedic Scriptures

Lord Siva – In Vedic Scriptures

Hari Om Siva is the third person (Deity) of the Hindu Triad. As Brahmā was Creator, Vishnu Preserver, in order ...
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BRAHMĀ AND SARASVATI — In Vedic Scriptures

BRAHMĀ AND SARASVATI — In Vedic Scriptures

Hari Om BRAHMĀ Brahmā, the first of the three great Hindu gods, is called the Creator; he is the father ...
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VISHNU AND LAKSHMI — In Vedic Scriptures

VISHNU AND LAKSHMI — In Vedic Scriptures

Hari Om VISHNU Vishnu is called the second person (Deity) of the Hindu Trimurti, or Triad: but though called second, ...
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Introduction to Brahma Sutras (by Swami Sivananda)

Introduction to Brahma Sutras (by Swami Sivananda)

Hari Om Hari Om! Salutations to Sri Vyasa, the Avatara of Vishnu, the wise Badarayana and Sri Krishna Dvaipayana. Vedas ...
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Brahma Vidhya - From Ego to Absolute Consciousness

Brahma Vidhya – From Ego to Absolute Consciousness

Hari Om Ego (mind) manifests itself as emotions such as greed, anger, jealousy, guilt, hatred, lust, resentment, fear, doubt, grief, ...
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Parallel Universe and Cyclic Time — Can Mahabharata and Ramayana happen again? Will Maha Vishnu incarnate himself as Lord Rama and Lord Krishna again?

Parallel Universe and Cyclic Time — Can Mahabharata and Ramayana happen again? Will Maha Vishnu incarnate himself as Lord Rama and Lord Krishna again?

Hari Om According to Vedic cosmology, there is no absolute start to time, as it is considered infinite and cyclic ...
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LORD KRISHNA'S GITA-YOGA

LORD KRISHNA’S GITA-YOGA

Hari Om WE HAVE used the new term Gītā-Yoga here because it sums up the titles of all the eighteen ...
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PATANJALI'S RAJA YOGA

PATANJALI’S RAJA YOGA

Hari Om FOREMOST among the Yoga teachings of India comes that of Patanjali dating back, according to popular tradition, to ...
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THE MYSTICISM OF VEDIC METAPHYSICS (THE UPANISHADS)

THE MYSTICISM OF VEDIC METAPHYSICS (THE UPANISHADS)

Hari Om The adoration hymn to Hiranyagarbha (Cosmic Mind) who is therein described as the lord of the universe: "In ...
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Hatha Yoga — The Science of Fitness

Hatha Yoga — The Science of Fitness

Hari Om HATHA YOGA is that branch of the Science of Yoga which teaches how to conquer hunger, thirst, and ...
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Karma Yoga — The Path of Action

Karma Yoga — The Path of Action

Hari Om ONE of the significations of the word "Yoga" is "Dexterity in work." To render this meaning still more ...
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Râja Yoga — The Path of Applied Psychology

Râja Yoga — The Path of Applied Psychology

Hari Om Hatha Yoga, is wholly devoted to the control of the functions of the body and to the mastery ...
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Bhakti Yoga — The Path of Divine Love

Bhakti Yoga — The Path of Divine Love

Hari Om BHAKTI YOGA teaches that the final end of all religions can be reached through love and worship of ...
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The Jnâna Yoga — The Path of Wisdom

The Jnâna Yoga — The Path of Wisdom

Hari Om The word "Jnâna," being derived from the Sanskrit root Jnâ," to know, means knowledge; and the ideal which ...
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The Science of Breathing — A Vedic Perspective

The Science of Breathing — A Vedic Perspective

Hari Om THE Science of Yoga with its various branches justly claims, as we have already seen, to unravel the ...
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SURYA BHAGAWAN - A Vedic Perspective

SURYA BHAGAWAN – A Vedic Perspective

Hari Om Surya and Savitri are two names by which the Sun is commonly addressed in the Vedic hymns. Sometimes ...
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Moksha or Enlightenment

Moksha or Enlightenment

Hari Om Moksha Moksha is the summum bonum of life. Moksha is the fulfilment of life’s purpose. Life ends on ...
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Philosophy of RÂSA (Rasakreeda or Rasalila) – From The Bhagavata Purana

Philosophy of RÂSA (Rasakreeda or Rasalila) – From The Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om The Bhagavata Purana - SKANDHA X. CHAP. 29-33. Suka said: — "Seeing those autumnal nights, gay with Mallika ...
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FAQ: Why Hindus Put Tilak On The Forehead?

FAQ: Why Hindus Put Tilak On The Forehead?

Hari Om Without the worship of Sri Ganesh no work in Sanatan Dharma should begin. Likewise,no religious work should begin ...
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Vedas, Upanishads and Allied Scriptures – An Introduction

Vedas, Upanishads and Allied Scriptures – An Introduction

Hari Om The Four Vedas, the primary literature of Hindu Religion are as below: Rg-Veda The heart of the entire ...
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DIVISIONS OF KALA (Time) - From the Bhagavata Purana

DIVISIONS OF KALA (Time) – From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM - SKANDHA III. CHAP. 11. The unit of Kala at the Sûkshma pole is Paramânu, which ...
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ÂTMÂ A REFUTATION OF THE SCHOOL OF JAIMINI - From the Bhagavata Purana

ÂTMÂ A REFUTATION OF THE SCHOOL OF JAIMINI – From the Bhagavata Purana

Hari Om SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM - SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 10. Sri Krishna continued: — (Self-study is the first stage. It leads ...
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24 GURUs of an AVA-DHUTA — From the Bhagavata Purana Chapter XI

24 GURUs of an AVA-DHUTA — From the Bhagavata Purana Chapter XI

Hari Om SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM - SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 6. Brahmâ and other Devas went to Dvârakâ. Addressing Krishna; Brahmâ said: ...
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Chandogya Upanishad – TAT TVAM ASI (THAT THOU ART) or You Are That

Chandogya Upanishad – TAT TVAM ASI (THAT THOU ART) or You Are That

Hari Om THERE lived once Shvetaketu, Aruna's grandson; his father addressed him, saying Shvetaketu, go, learn the service of the ...
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A VEDIC MASTER

A VEDIC MASTER

Hari Om THESE men, Sukeshan Bhâradvâja, and Shâivya Satyakâma, and Sâuryâyanin Gârgya, and Kâushalya Ashvalâyana, and Bhârgava Vâidarbhi, and Kabandhin ...
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Katha-Upanishad - I

Katha-Upanishad – I

Hari Om Peace Chant May He (the Supreme Being) protect us both, teacher and taught. May He be pleased with ...
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Katha-Upanishad – II

Katha-Upanishad – II

Hari Om Part Fourth I The Self-existent created the senses out-going; for this reason man sees the external, but not ...
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Kena-Upanishad

Kena-Upanishad

Hari Om Like the Isavasya, this Upanishad derives its name from the opening word of the text, Kena-ishitam, "by whom ...
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Isa-Upanishad

Isa-Upanishad

Hari Om Peace Chant OM! That (the Invisible-Absolute) is whole; whole is this (the visible phenomenal); from the Invisible Whole ...
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Introduction to Upanishads

Introduction to Upanishads

Hari Om The Upanishads represent the loftiest heights of ancient Indo-Aryan thought and culture. They form the wisdom portion or ...
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THE ROLE OF PRAYER - For Developing Spiritual Consciousness

THE ROLE OF PRAYER – For Developing Spiritual Consciousness

Hari Om O Lord purify us with water, purify us with solar rays, purify us with medicinal herbs and, above ...
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THE INNER CONSCIOUSNESS — How to Awaken and Direct It?

THE INNER CONSCIOUSNESS — How to Awaken and Direct It?

Hari Om In theoretical as well as applied psychology no term is more misleading, or confusing than the term consciousness ...
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BHAKTI YOGA, MEDITATION and THE SIDDHIS

BHAKTI YOGA, MEDITATION and THE SIDDHIS

Hari Om Sri Krishna - Uddhava Conversation in the Bhagavata Purana: BHAKTI YOGA SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 14. "O Krishna, thou ...
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ON RE-INCARNATION, FORBEARANCE, SANKYA and GUNAS

ON RE-INCARNATION, FORBEARANCE, SANKYA and GUNAS

Hari Om In Bhagavata Purana, Sri Krishna and Uddhava Conversation: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 22. Uddhava asked: — "Those that are ...
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JNÂNA YOGA and BHAKTI YOGA

JNÂNA YOGA and BHAKTI YOGA

Hari Om JNÂNA YOGA - In Bhagavata Purana, Sri Krishna's reply to Uddhava: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 28. "Do not either ...
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THE THREE PATHS: KARMA, JNÂNA AND BHAKTI

THE THREE PATHS: KARMA, JNÂNA AND BHAKTI

Hari Om In Bhagavata Purana, Sri Krishna's reply to Uddhava: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 20. Uddhava said: — "Karma is to ...
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BONDAGE AND LIBERATION

BONDAGE AND LIBERATION

Hari Om In Bhagavata Purana Sri Krishna's Reply to Uddhava: SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 11. Uddhava asked: — "Âtmâ dwells in ...
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HOW TO WITHDRAW FROM THE OBJECTS OF THE SENSES? – Sri Krishna’s Answer to Uddhava

HOW TO WITHDRAW FROM THE OBJECTS OF THE SENSES? – Sri Krishna’s Answer to Uddhava

Hari Om From Bhâgavata Purâna SKANDHA XI. CHAP. 13. Uddhava asked: — "Generally people know that the objects of the ...
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Twenty Hints on Meditation

Twenty Hints on Meditation

Hari Om The following are the important twenty hints on mediation given by Yogi Sri Swami Sivananda. 1. Have a ...
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Dreams - An Introduction

Dreams – An Introduction

Hari Om The analysis of dreams and their cause by psychoanalysts are defective. They maintain that the cause of dream ...
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DREAM-SYMBOLS AND THEIR MEANINGS

DREAM-SYMBOLS AND THEIR MEANINGS

Hari Om Let us see the meanings or probable effects, as per Vedic scriptures (excerpts from "Phiolosophy of Dreams" by ...
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FREE WILL - THE POWER TO CHOOSE

FREE WILL – THE POWER TO CHOOSE

Hari Om In a universe governed by unalterable and immutable laws have men free will and, if so, how much? ...
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INDIVIDUALITY, CHARACTER and PERSONALITY - THE ILLUSION of SEPARTENESS

INDIVIDUALITY, CHARACTER and PERSONALITY – THE ILLUSION of SEPARTENESS

Hari Om What is individuality? How does it differ from personality? From character? Is it permanent or transitory? Do souls ...
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HINTS FOR CONTROL OF ANGER

HINTS FOR CONTROL OF ANGER

Hari Om According to encyclopedia of psychology, Anger is an emotion characterized by antagonism toward someone or something you feel ...
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DEVOTIONAL MYSTICISM BY SAINTS AND SAGES

DEVOTIONAL MYSTICISM BY SAINTS AND SAGES

Hari Om Let me advert first to the Alvar saints of the South, the earliest of whom belonged to the ...
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POPULAR DEVOTIONAL MYSTICISM IN VEDIC SCRIPTURES

POPULAR DEVOTIONAL MYSTICISM IN VEDIC SCRIPTURES

Hari Om THE chief features of the passionate devotion for God described are its spontaneity and its transference of human ...
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General Remedies and Spiritual Guidelines for protection from Black-Magic and Evil-Eye (Nazar)

General Remedies and Spiritual Guidelines for protection from Black-Magic and Evil-Eye (Nazar)

Hari Om FAQ: Guruji, What are the general remedies and spiritual guidelines recommended as a part of lifestyle, for a ...
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The Cause of Bondage (How a Monkey is caught?)

The Cause of Bondage (How a Monkey is caught?)

Hari Om A monkey is caught in India in a very queer manner. A narrow-necked basin is fixed in the ...
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What happens after death?… From Garuda Purana

What happens after death?… From Garuda Purana

Hari Om Extracted from the Garuda Purana..... The Garuda Purana is one of eighteen Mahāpurāṇa genre of texts in Hinduism ...
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Spiritual Response to COVID-19

Spiritual Response to COVID-19

Hari Om Do not panic The more vulnerable we feel, the more anxious we get. There is strong evidence that ...
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Lord Vishnu, Concept of Avatars and Theory of  Evolution

Lord Vishnu, Concept of Avatars and Theory of Evolution

Hari Om Concept of Avatars In the Puranic mythologies of ancient India, the legend of the Avatar is considered one ...
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WHY WE WORSHIP Lord  SIVA?

WHY WE WORSHIP Lord SIVA?

Hari Om From time immemorial the Hindus are worshipping God Siva who is master of truth, beauty and bliss. From ...
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Vaastu, Temples and Pyramids — From Vedic Perspective

Vaastu, Temples and Pyramids — From Vedic Perspective

Hari Om Traditional Indian architecture is extremely simple and straightforward. Simple techniques of construction were utilized to build some of ...
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Yaksha Prashna (Yaksha - Yudhisthira Samvada from The Mahabharata)

Yaksha Prashna (Yaksha – Yudhisthira Samvada from The Mahabharata)

Hari Om Mahabharata - Aranyaka Parva Adhyaya - Araneya Parva This episode is found in the Aranya Parva of the ...
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Kalki Avatar and Kalki Purana - How Will the World End?

Kalki Avatar and Kalki Purana – How Will the World End?

Hari Om This incarnation, unlike those already described, has yet to be made. It is the hope of the Hindus, ...
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Karadaiyan Nombu; Savitri Vratam (14th March 2020)

Karadaiyan Nombu; Savitri Vratam (14th March 2020)

Hari Om Karadaiyan Nombu or Karadayan Nonbu is a major Tamil festival which is celebrated at the time on Meena ...
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Yoga & Kundalini Energy

Yoga & Kundalini Energy

Hari Om We know that Om, "ॐ" is the sound of the cosmos. We can regenerate this sound within ourself ...
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Holi Festival - Significance and Relevance

Holi Festival – Significance and Relevance

Hari Om Holi Festival IN DAYS of yore, there were communities of cannibals in India. They caused much havoc. They ...
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The Value of Pi (22/7) upto 32 Decimals from the Rig Veda

The Value of Pi (22/7) upto 32 Decimals from the Rig Veda

Hari Om Men of older generation used to say that all knowledge is there in the Vedas. Anyone who hears ...
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How to Receive Guru’s Grace?

How to Receive Guru’s Grace?

Hari Om We have been told by our scriptures that guru kripa is a wonderful, mysterious factor that will enable ...
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Glory of Satsanga

Glory of Satsanga

Hari Om Swami Chidananda says, "Satsanga is the very salt of life. The power of Satsanga is indescribable. In Satsanga ...
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The Divine Mother (DEVI) -–The Great Goddess Worship

The Divine Mother (DEVI) -–The Great Goddess Worship

Hari Om “The Great Goddess, known in India as Devi (literally “goddess”), has many guises. She is “Ma” the gentle ...
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The Law of Karma and  Rebirth

The Law of Karma and Rebirth

Hari Om What Is Karma? Karma means not only action, but also the result of an action. The consequence of ...
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Chamakam – The Magnificent Prayer to Shivji

Chamakam – The Magnificent Prayer to Shivji

Hari Om While Namakam is a prayer to Lord Rudra to forget about his avenging fierce, dreadful, fearful and horrendous ...
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Narada Muni and the Power of Narayana Mantra

Narada Muni and the Power of Narayana Mantra

Hari Om Once Narada was very intrigued by Lord Krishna’s 'Om Namo Narayana' mantra, curiously questioned Him, “What is the ...
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LORD SIVA AND HIS LILAS

LORD SIVA AND HIS LILAS

Hari Om Siva is known by the name ‘Girisa’, as He is the Lord of the Mount Kailasa. Siva is ...
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SIVA TATTVA

SIVA TATTVA

Hari Om Om Namassivaya! In Me the universe had its origin, In Me alone the whole subsists; In Me it ...
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Maha Siva Raatri

Maha Siva Raatri

Hari Om Om Namassivaya! Maha Siva Raatri means the great night of Lord Shiva and it is observed on the ...
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Ashtavakra Gita

Ashtavakra Gita

Hari Om Ashtavakra Gita or the Song of Ashtavakra, also known as Ashtavakra Samhita is an Advaita Vedanta scripture which ...
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Glory, Importance and Significance of Lord Rama

Glory, Importance and Significance of Lord Rama

Hari Om Most of the Indians (Hindus) know the story of Lord Sri Rama, the epic Ramayana, and Lord Hanuman ...
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FAQ: Why do We do Aarati?

FAQ: Why do We do Aarati?

Hari Om Towards the end of every ritualistic worship (pooja or bhajan) of the Lord or to welcome an honored ...
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Worship of ATMALINGA

Worship of ATMALINGA

Hari Om The worshipping of The Atmalinga originated from the Mahabaratha. As it goes, Alankarapriyo Vishnu, Abhishekapriyah Sivah—Lord Vishnu is ...
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Who are Dearer to God?

Who are Dearer to God?

Hari Om From the Bhagavad-Gita, it can be understood that although God is equal to all and shows no particular ...
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Lord Hanumanji – The Ten Miraculous Facts

Lord Hanumanji – The Ten Miraculous Facts

Hari Om Our hearts get filled with devotion and reverence as soon as someone mentions Lord Rama’s ardent devotee Shri ...
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Sankatahara Chaturthi – The Important Vrat Ritual

Sankatahara Chaturthi – The Important Vrat Ritual

Hari Om Sankashti Chaturthi (Hindi: संकष्टी चतुर्थी, Telugu: సంకటహర చతుర్థి, Tamil: சங்கடஹர சதுர்த்தி, Gujarati: સંકષ્ટી ચતુર્થી ) also called Sankatahara ...
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Who is a True Devotee (Uthama Baktha)?

Who is a True Devotee (Uthama Baktha)?

Hari Om A true devotee will love God to attain God instead of using God to attain World. A true ...
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Thai Poosam - The Festival of Lord Muruga

Thai Poosam – The Festival of Lord Muruga

Hari Om Tom 8th February 2020 is Thai Poosam this year. Please read the following slide to know about this ...
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FAQ: How to identify a Guru?

FAQ: How to identify a Guru?

Hari Om A Guru is different from a teacher (acharya) or an instructor or a coach or a preacher. He ...
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FAQ: What is Maya ?

FAQ: What is Maya ?

Hari Om According to Vedic scriptures, That which truly is not, but appears to be, is Maya. That which causes ...
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Bhishma Ashtami

Bhishma Ashtami

Hari Om Bhishmashtami (falling on 2nd Feb 2020 this year) is dedicated to Bhishma of epic Mahabharata. It is believed ...
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All About Sri Hanumanji

All About Sri Hanumanji

Hari Om Sri Hanuman was born of Anjani from Pavana, the wind-god. He was named Hanuman after the name of ...
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Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan)

Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan)

Hari Om Sri Siva Surya Narayanaya Namaha! Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan - Surya Jayanthi) falls on 1st ...
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Krishna - Uddhava Enlightening Conversation, Answering All Controversies

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 ...
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The Six Faults of Human EGO

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 ...
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Lord Shiva – Philosophy of Symbols

Lord Shiva – Philosophy of Symbols

Hari Om Om Namassivaya Shivaya Namo Om! Snake On The Body Of Siva Serpent is the Jiva or the individual ...
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How to get rid of Vasanas ?

How to get rid of Vasanas ?

Hari Om A vasana literally means 'wishing' or 'desiring', but is used in Advaita in the sense of the sub-conscious ...
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Our miseries are for our own good

Our miseries are for our own good

Hari Om Suppose a child does something wrong and his mother slaps him, does this action of the mother make ...
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"There is Nothing to Fear But Fear." - Put to practice what you know.

“There is Nothing to Fear But Fear.” – Put to practice what you know.

Hari Om Fear is one of the cardinal emotions that result from the play of certain forces in the human ...
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Do you know the secret ; What God Loves and what he Hates as per scriptures?

Do you know the secret ; What God Loves and what he Hates as per scriptures?

Hari Om God loves Humility and He hates Pride. Pride (Ego) is the primordial beginning cause that gives rise to ...
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Rules and Guidelines for Prosperity from Dharma Sastra (Scriptures)

Rules and Guidelines for Prosperity from Dharma Sastra (Scriptures)

Hari Om THE SCRIPTURES SAY What Hindus should do or not do... Here are a list of things that Hindus ...
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Values (Virtues) for Moksha (Enlightenment) – from the Bhagavad Gita

Values (Virtues) for Moksha (Enlightenment) – from the Bhagavad Gita

Hari Om According to APA (American Psychological Association) dictionary, in the modern context, Virtue is defined as a quality or ...
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Brahman and Maya

Brahman and Maya

Hari Om Brahman or the Supreme Self is beyond time and space, causation. He is limitless. He is tranquil. He ...
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Philosophy of Shivlinga Abhisheka

Philosophy of Shivlinga Abhisheka

Hari Om Salutations and adorations to the blissful Lord Siva, the lover of Uma or Parvati, the Lord of all ...
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Philosophy of Raga-Dvesha in Vedanta

Philosophy of Raga-Dvesha in Vedanta

Hari Om Raga and Dvesha (likes and dislikes) only constitute this Samsara or this world of phenomena. It can be ...
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Mars (Mangal or Angaraka or Kuja) in Vedic Astrology

Mars (Mangal or Angaraka or Kuja) in Vedic Astrology

Hari Om In Vedic astrology Mars is know as MANGAL, ANGARAKA and KUJA. These names in Sanskrit mean, "auspicious, burning ...
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Lord Hanuman – The Eternal Troubleshooter

Lord Hanuman – The Eternal Troubleshooter

Hari Om All devotees who go through testing times caused by Lord Shani are often asked to pray to Lord ...
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Shree Yantra Worship by Abhishegam for both Material and Spiritual Prosperity

Shree Yantra Worship by Abhishegam for both Material and Spiritual Prosperity

Hari Om The Sri Yantra (Shree Yantra) Shri Yantra (Sri Chakra) is the philosophical and mathematical representation of the Divine ...
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Top 10 Teachings from the Ramayana

Top 10 Teachings from the Ramayana

Hari Om 1. Good always prevails over Evil In the Ramayana, Goddess Sita is manipulated and lured by evil plans ...
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Science and Significance of the number 108

Science and Significance of the number 108

Hari Om Galileo Galilei, the famous astronomer, mathematician, and physicist stated that the universe was written “in mathematical language”. He ...
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The scientific basis for the effectiveness of japa (mantras)

The scientific basis for the effectiveness of japa (mantras)

Hari Om Scientists prove that the DNA can be reprogrammed by words and frequencies (Grazyna Fosar and Franz Bludorf). DNA ...
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Sharad (Shardiya) Navratri 2019 – Schedule, Guidelines, Pujas and other Religious instructions

Sharad (Shardiya) Navratri 2019 – Schedule, Guidelines, Pujas and other Religious instructions

Hari Om Image courtesy: Pinterest Sharad Navratri 2019 Dates and Days Information Navratri Day 1 - September 29, 2019 (Sunday) ...
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What is “Surrender to GOD”?

What is “Surrender to GOD”?

Hari Om ‘Surrender’ implies giving up (or handing over) all rights, ownerships and privileges to the conqueror. Surrendering to God ...
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The Story of Mata Vaishno Devi

The Story of Mata Vaishno Devi

Hari Om Jai Mata Di! To know the history of Mata Vaishnodevi temple we must go back to Treta Yug ...
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Bharani Shraddha (Mahaa Bharani) - 18th September 2019

Bharani Shraddha (Mahaa Bharani) – 18th September 2019

Hari Om Bharani Shraddha is an auspicious ritual during the Pitru Paksha at the time when the ‘Bharani’ Nakshatra exists ...
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Pithru Sthuthi [From Bruhad Dharma Puranam]

Pithru Sthuthi [From Bruhad Dharma Puranam]

Hindus believe that our dead ancestors live as manes in Pithruloka. It is responsibility of their descendants to offer them ...
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Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding

Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding

Once a devotee asked Mahaswamigal why do we keep food for crows during mahalayam ? Are our ancestors taking forms ...
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Significance and Benefits of Chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Stotra:

Significance and Benefits of Chanting Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Stotra:

Hari Om Sri Lalitha Sahasranama is in the 36th chapter of Lalitopakyana in Brahmanda Purana. It is presented in the ...
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Pralaya (dissolution) and the Cyclic Process of Creation and Destruction of Universe

Pralaya (dissolution) and the Cyclic Process of Creation and Destruction of Universe

Hari Om As per our Vedic scriptures the process of creation and destruction of Universe is an eternal cyclic process ...
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Removing condition of mind through fire rituals

Removing condition of mind through fire rituals

Hari Om To remove conditioning of mind (vasanas and samskaras) caused by one's past actions through use or abuse of ...
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Pitru Paksha 2019

Pitru Paksha 2019

Hari Om, Sri Maha Ganapathaye Namaha || Sri Gurubhyoh Namaha || Om Sarva Pitru Devaaya Namaha || Mahalaya Paksha (Pitru-Paksha ...
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