Sraaddha And Prayer For The Dead

Hari Om Importance Of Sraaddha Ceremony The Karma Kanda of the Vedas, the sacred books of the Hindus, has laid down different duties of man according to his position in life and according to the order to which he belongs. All these injunctions are embodied in the book called Manusmriti. Manusmriti is the code of … Continue reading Sraaddha And Prayer For The Dead

The Belief in One God and Its Effects

Hari Om If we approach through deductive metaphysics, we may find many prophets, great philosophers, eminent metaphysicists, pathfinders, learned people of eminence, spiritual scientists and others finding only One Universal God for the entire mankind. It is a separate matter that they assigned different names and epithets to the same supreme Reality. Jesus Christ referred … Continue reading The Belief in One God and Its Effects

Transmigration of Soul and Theory of Rebirth

Hari Om The glimpses of this metaphysical concept are found in Vedas, Upanishads and even other scriptures of Hindus. The scriptures of other religions also refer to it but with minor variations. Holy Koran says," Allah-the merciful and compassionate God, makes you in gradual stages. He created seven heavens one above the other and brings … Continue reading Transmigration of Soul and Theory of Rebirth

FAQ: If this universe is perfectly based on a Grand Design of the creator and everything is as it should be, why then is my life totally messy?

Hari Om Every day, hundreds of thousands of people’s lives fall apart, or even come to an untimely or premature end. For example My own elder brother died at the age of 8, long before he ever had a chance to live or miss his dreams. Why did that happen? It just did happen probably … Continue reading FAQ: If this universe is perfectly based on a Grand Design of the creator and everything is as it should be, why then is my life totally messy?

Vedic Wisdom on Marriage and Women – Glimpses of Vedic Metaphysics

Hari Om According to the Vedic teachings and ancient scriptures, women have been placed at a higher status than man. She has been given preference to man in every field, so much so that when giving a boy a joint name of a god and goddess, the name of the goddess is always placed before … Continue reading Vedic Wisdom on Marriage and Women – Glimpses of Vedic Metaphysics

Pitru Paksha 2021 – Dates and Guidelines

Hari Om Namaskarams! 🙏🙏 Sri Maha Ganapathaye Namaha! Sri Gurubhyoh Namaha! Om Sarva Pitru Devaaya Namaha! Mahalaya Paksha (Pitru-Paksha or Srardh days) – 20th September to 6th October 2021 What our Ancestors (Pitrs) can do speedily for us even Gods/ Deities cannot do. Have you ever felt that for no apparent reason, you are constantly … Continue reading Pitru Paksha 2021 – Dates and Guidelines

Krishna Janmashtami

Hari Om Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya! The birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth Divine Incarnation (Avatar of Lord Vishnu), falls on the 8th day of the dark half of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September). This is one of the greatest of all Hindu festivals. Lord Krishna was born at midnight. A twenty-four hour fast is … Continue reading Krishna Janmashtami

Lord Krishna (by Swami Sivananda)

Hari Om Introduction O Adorable Krishna! Let my longing eyes behold Thy form. Let my ears hear Thy flute. O Healer of all sorrows! Show me Thyself. Thou art the only Truth— All the rest is false. I crave not for Mukti; I long not for emancipation; Let there be devotion to Thy feet. Be … Continue reading Lord Krishna (by Swami Sivananda)

Devi-Maheswari-Parasakti

Hari Om Introduction O Devi! O Mother auspicious! Thou art the Lord’s Maya. Thou art His inscrutable form. Thou art the Mother of this world. Thou art the great primal energy. Thou art the seed of this world. Thou art the Light of Knowledge. Thou art the giver of refuge. Thou art beauty, love, and … Continue reading Devi-Maheswari-Parasakti

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi Mahatmya (by Swami Krishnananda)

Hari Om Our longings are fundamentally very deep and cannot be easily satisfied by temporary makeshift or a day-to-day adjustment of outer circumstances. Our desires are profound; our yearnings are very unintelligible to the outer atmosphere of our daily life. We seem to have a root which is deeper than what can be comprehended by … Continue reading The Esoteric Significance of the Devi Mahatmya (by Swami Krishnananda)