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 of the most important myths of the Vedic culture. It is particularly associated with the God Vishnu, one of the principle deities of the Hindu trinity which also includes Brahma, the creator and Shiva, the … Continue reading Lord Vishnu, Concept of Avatars and Theory of Evolution

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 epic, the Mahabharata. The sons of Pandu along with their wife Draupadi are nearing the end of their twelve-year exile in forests. They are due to begin the thirteenth and final year, which they are … Continue reading Yaksha Prashna (Yaksha – Yudhisthira Samvada from The Mahabharata)

Yoga & Kundalini Energy

Hari Om We know that Om, "ॐ" is the sound of the cosmos. We can regenerate this sound within ourself and resonate along with the universe. The energy created will be tremondous. The "Chakras" are the seven main energy centers in the body. They are located along the Spine, starting at the base and running … Continue reading Yoga & Kundalini Energy

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 an action is really not a separate thing. It is a part of the action, and cannot be divided from it. Breathing, thinking, talking, seeing, hearing, eating, etc., are Karmas. Thinking is mental Karma. Karma … Continue reading The Law of Karma and Rebirth

Namdev – The Famous Saint of Mediaeval India

Hari Om Namdev of Maharashtra was a saint of mediaeval India. He was not a servant of Lord Krishna, but His companion. Namdev was an Amsa (part) of Lord Krishna. Introduction Namdev was a contemporary of Jnanadev, the famous saint of Maharashtra, being his senior in age by about five years. He was born in … Continue reading Namdev – The Famous Saint of Mediaeval India

As You Sow So Shall You Reap

Hari Om This world runs on well-established laws. There is no chaos. There is no such thing as accident or chance in life. Events occur in succession or order. There is perfect harmony. The child grows, attains boyhood and adolescence, begets children, decays and dies. The child becomes a father and the father brings forth … Continue reading As You Sow So Shall You Reap

Self Manifested Ashtakshara Vishnu Temples

Hari Om One should visit in his/her lifetime the eight powerful temples of Lord Vishnu representing the energies of the eight letters of ‘Om Namo Narayana’, at: 1. Sri Venkateswara Samy (Sri Balaji) Temple Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 2. Sri Ranganatha Samy Temple, Srirangam, Tamilnadu 3. Sri Bhoovaragaswamy Temple,Sri Mushnam, Tamilnadu 4. Sri Vanamamalai Perumal, Nanguneri, … Continue reading Self Manifested Ashtakshara Vishnu Temples

Why Faith is Invaluable?

Hari Om Faith (Sraddha) is the language of the heart, expressed with optimism and positivity. Faith is a manifestation of hope for something better. It is not just a wish, it is a close approximation to belief, but not exactly a belief. While a belief is planted in the mind, Faith is rooted in the … Continue reading Why Faith is Invaluable?

Sri Rudram – Benefits of chanting the most powerful Shivji Vedic Hymn

Hari Om Vedas are the roots of our Hindu dharma. It contains prayers and instructions for good way of life, progeny, prosperity, good health and happiness, besides ways to attain bliss. They also guide on the welfare state, warfare, medicine, jyotisha sastra and many other knowledge domains. Vedas speak greatly of Lord Siva in many … Continue reading Sri Rudram – Benefits of chanting the most powerful Shivji Vedic Hymn

A Miracle Story of Lord Shiva

Hari Om In 1879, when there was British ruling in India, Lt. Col. Martin of Agar Malva was leading the army in the war against Afghanistan. Col. Martin used to regularly send messages of his well-being to his wife. The war continued for long & Lady Martin stopped getting messages. She was very upset. Once … Continue reading A Miracle Story of Lord Shiva