Hari Om THE FULL moon day in the month of Ashad (July-August) is an extremely auspicious and holy day of Guru Purnima. On this day, sacred to the memory of the great sage, Bhagavan Sri Vyasa, Sannyasins settle at some place to study and discourse on the thrice-blessed Brahma Sutras composed by Maharishi Vyasa, and … Continue reading Guru Purnima
Hari Om The Vedic (Hindu) astrology is based on an elaborate calculation of the position of these planets at the time of one’s birth. For example the zodiac is divided into twelve zodiac houses of 30 degrees each called Rasi. The planet Sun travels to one of these houses each month. Similarly other planets have … Continue reading Vedic Astrology – The Navagrahas
Hari Om THESE men, Sukeshan Bhâradvâja, and Shâivya Satyakâma, and Sâuryâyanin Gârgya, and Kâushalya Ashvalâyana, and Bhârgava Vâidarbhi, and Kabandhin Kâtyâyana, full of the Eternal, firm in the Eternal, were seeking after the supreme Eternal. They came to the Master Pippalâda, with fuel in their hands, saying: He verily will declare it all. And the … Continue reading A VEDIC MASTER
Hari Om Sri Gurubyoh Namah ! In our Hindu culture the Guru is given utmost importance and is treated with complete respect and reverence. An individual’s Guru is always the first one to be worshipped, even before God. On Thursdays and Guru Poornima day, especially, Gurus are worshipped by their disciples with special devotion to … Continue reading Guru Paduka Stotram by Sri Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada
Hari Om After Sri Rama’s return to his kingdom from exile, some sages started arguing about the superiority of The Lord’s Name over The Lord Himself. Different sages gave different opinions , yet they were not able to come to any decisive conclusion, so they as usual approached Sage Narada. Sage Narada did not solve … Continue reading Who is Greater – Lord Almighty or His Divine Name?