Tag: Shiva

  • Seeking Shiva on Mahashivratri

    "The distinction between “with qualities” and "without qualities” does not exist in Him; He’s beyond both attachment and non-attachment; Stainless, He’s beyond all forms. He’s beyond both qualities and the absence of qualities; Though formless, He’s the substance of all forms. So how can I worship that Shiva, who exists everywhere, like space!" - Avadhuta Gita | Exploring the significance of Mahashivratri (the darkest night of the year), for seeking Shiva.

  • From the Immortals of Meluha to Immortal India – in conversation with Amish

    Shruti Bakshi speaks to bestselling author Amish Tripathi about a wide range of topics from his books to his writing process, to atheism in ancient India and current issues in India relating to religion, society and politics. As someone with vast knowledge about India's past and ancient wisdom and who refuses to be pigeonholed as 'left' or 'right', Amish's views are refreshing, insightful and enlightening.

  • Brahma’s Lie and the Delusion of Certainty

    "Brahma’s lie marks the first act of fundamentalism on the planet. The flower is punished for bearing witness and offering tacit support to the fundamentalist impulse. To claim a limited end to a limitless process, to reduce the infinite to the finite, to draw borders across the borderless, to make measurements of the unfathomable – this is the beginning of the human impulse to create certainty where none exists. It is the birth of pain, of suffering, of delusion." - Read more of the excerpt from the book Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.