In our modern times of stress and uncertainty, India’s spiritual light is more needed than ever. This article revisits Sri Aurobindo’s vision which is chillingly relevant a hundred years on.
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Here’s LWP’s recommendations for chants, mantras and songs of Lord Shiva curated by us from YouTube. Each one is different in style and mesmerizingly wonderful in its own way.
A wholesome chickpea and mint salad with a honey-yogurt-lime dressing to give you that boost of nutrition while leaving you feeling light on hot summer days.
Shruti Bakshi and Subhash Kak uncover a new perspective on Ayurveda’s spiritual basis. An heretofore unexplored link sheds light on Ayurveda’s profound connection with the process of life and provides a deeper understanding about the ‘science of life’.
As the summer heat rises and air-conditioning gets a disapproving look from doctors (for being dehydrating among other things), it’s simple yoga and pranayama to the rescue. Restore your calm and cool with these easy exercises recommended by LWP.
In Part VI: The Indian Aesthetic in an Age of War, Subhash Kak discusses how the Indian way, with its focus on transcendence can help modern society find a harmony of body and soul. A story from the Puranas serves as an apt metaphor.
In Part V: Krishna’s Dance, Subhash Kak explains how the stories of Krishna, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, reflect a harmony between materiality and spirit.
Maj Gen GD Bakshi discusses how the Kundalini phenomenon offers a radical new paradigm of human creativity.
David Frawley writes about the aching need for India’s intellectuals to come to an understanding of Vedanta.
‘Spirituality’ and ‘social media’ are two words that don’t naturally sit well together for most people. In fact they would more likely be used in the same sentence only to point out the inverse relationship between the two in terms of popularity. But I’m here to put forth a very different view. I believe that social media, while it has wreaked havoc on human minds in many ways, also holds the potential to facilitate our spiritual evolution. Here’s why.
With such a diverse menu of spiritual offerings, what is your take-away?
Scott Robinson ‘Yogibanker’ shares his meditation experiences with LWP. A life-long TM meditator tries something new – read what happens.
This delightful South Indian grandmother’s recipe from Megala’s Kitchen is all about simple Ayurvedic wellness!
Vata, Pitta, Kapha. Sounds like Greek? Ayurveda entrepreneur Nidhi Bansal breaks it down for us on LWP.
In Part IV: Churning of the Ocean, Subhash Kak explains the story of the churning of the ocean and its spiritual symbolism.
In Part III: Temples and Gods, Subhash Kak explains how ancient Hindu temples were designed to reflect the cosmos. The representation of the cosmos simultaneously at the level of the universe and the individual, was meant to facilitate the devotee’s spiritual transformation.
An interesting analysis of the influences of the tantrik tradition on modern yoga.
An insider’s account of the city of the Marble Rocks, the jewel in the crown of Ma Narmadey…
Buddha Purnima reminds us of our highest purpose, to realise our true Buddha nature. Read about Gautama’s enlightenment and what other spiritual masters had to say about the Buddha.
Eminent Vedic teacher David Frawley explains how the Bhagavad Gita reflects India’s ethos and offers solutions for the human condition.
In Part II: General Equivalences, Subhash Kak looks at the astronomical codes reflected in Vedic art and rituals.
In this six-part series, Subhash Kak shows how traditional Indian art is not only aesthetically sublime, but is a reflection of the cosmos and indeed of the Divine itself.
Mind-full or Mind-less? Is mindfulness all that it’s cracked up to be?