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 the beginning rose Hiranyagarbha, Born as the only lord of all existence. This earth he settled firm and heaven established: What god shall we adore with our oblations? Who gives us breath, who gives us … Continue reading THE MYSTICISM OF VEDIC METAPHYSICS (THE UPANISHADS)

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 sleep; how to overcome the effects of heat and cold; how to gain perfect health and cure disease without using drugs; how to arrest the untimely decay of the body resulting from the waste of … Continue reading Hatha Yoga — The Science of Fitness

The Beggar’s Fate – A Moral Story

Hari Om A beggar used to beg outside a temple every day and eat whatever he got as alms. A great sage once visited the temple and the beggar asked him, “Sir, is it my fate to be a beggar till the end of my life?” The sage told him, “That is your fate. You … Continue reading The Beggar’s Fate – A Moral Story

Hospitality and Treating Guests – An important Yajna

Hari Om "Be One to whomever the mother is a God. Be one to whom the father is a God. Be one to whom the teacher is a God. Be one to whom the guest is a God.” So advises the Taittiriya Upanishad of the Yajur Veda, affirming the remarkable Hindu reverence for a guest. … Continue reading Hospitality and Treating Guests – An important Yajna

Faith to Devotion to Surrender to Liberation is the path:

Hari OM God (Iswara) and Bliss (Ananda) are both identical or synonymous terms. Everyone in this world desires this bliss alone hence he or she is a seeker of bliss and therefore unknowingly, is a seeker of the Lord. Devotion (Bhakti) is the only means to attain LORD (Eternal Bliss). This devotion has to be … Continue reading Faith to Devotion to Surrender to Liberation is the path:

Never be JUDGEMENTAL

Hari Om A great Archarya once lived in a forest, in his Gurukulam. One day, four men came looking for him. One of them said, “O Archarya! We are sickened by what we see in the world around us – we see so many things! What is right and what is wrong?” The Archarya, who … Continue reading Never be JUDGEMENTAL

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 past free will, performing daily Japa (for minimum 20 minutes) or meditation is essential for everyone irrespective of caste, religion, race or community.(Remember there is no destiny as such - only our past actions performed … Continue reading Removing condition of mind through fire rituals