Vedic Metaphysics

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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FAQ: Who is a Guru?

FAQ: Who is a Guru?

Hari Om According to Vedic scriptures, the Guru is God Himself manifesting in a personal form to guide the aspirant ...
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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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Pithru (Pitru or Pithra) Dosha(m) – Curses of Forefathers, Cause, Nature, Effect and Cure (Remedies):

Pithru (Pitru or Pithra) Dosha(m) – Curses of Forefathers, Cause, Nature, Effect and Cure (Remedies):

Hari Om Let us discuss in this presentation, the cause, nature, effect and cure of Pitru Dosha. As per Vedic ...
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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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