Conflict and confusion is the nature of a mind that has lost connection to Source. Such a mind is desperate in its attempt to make sense of the world. The main themes running in such a mind are: ‘Time is running out.’ ‘What should I do?’ ‘I like X.’ ‘I …
A beautiful paradox that true expression that touches the other most deeply is one where ‘the other’ was disregarded in the make. True creativity as an expression of Life comes from a freshness where no residue was left that was still open for a reaction – something of the old, a faded …
In the whole of Rama’s realm there was no one who suffered from bodily pains, ill fortune or evil circumstances. Every man loved his neighbor and, contented with the state of life to which he had been born, conformed to sound morality and the teaching of scripture. The four …
A tribute to Meera bai on her Jayanti (birth anniversary) – contemplating ‘true love’
“Lord Shiva, only becomes ableto do creation in this world along with Shakti.Without her, even an inch he cannot move,and so how can one who does not do good deeds,or one who does not sing your praise,become adequate to worship youO Goddess of mine, who is worshipped by the Trinity” Soundarya …
The Indian and other ancient cultures lived in deep harmony with nature. Indeed, Indian culture went beyond even the planet Earth to embrace a cosmic identity. So how did the world lose its way and what can we do now?
Arjuna’s moment of doubt and confusion is not a moment from history, but a living moment. We all have the opportunity to grow in wisdom if we are willing to recognise ours.
“Of vibrations, I am the transcendental OM; Of sacriﬁces I am the chanting of the holy names.” – Bhagavad Gita (10.25)
Explore the deep science and understanding behind mantras.
The Upanishads “are the production of the highest human wisdom” claimed German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer.
The Bhrigu Valli, part of the Taittiriya Upanishad is an important text especially for yoga and meditation practitioners since it describes the transformation from the gross to the subtle and the experiential understanding reached in yoga, of the ultimate knowledge.
On the occasion of Rama Navami (birthday of Lord Rama), understanding what Rama signifies.
Sirsasana (or headstand) is regarded as the King of Asanas in yoga. If one goes deeper into the asana one realises that it teaches us more than the ability to hold the body upside down – it teaches us about overcoming our fears and limitations.
The festival of Holi is often dubbed the most ‘fun’ festival that is about playing with water and colours, singing, dancing and eating. But what really is the significance of this festival apart from ‘having fun’? Or maybe that’s just it. Some reflections on Holi, a festival that conveys the wisdom of joy and the joy of wisdom.
Rafting over the Ganges, Gayatri Iyer reflects on how the river embodies the characteristics of the different Pandava princes of the Mahabharata epic. One can seek their reflections in this living river, as well as one’s own.