Religion

Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Ganesh, who is widely worshiped for auspicious beginnings. Ganesh is the patron of arts and sciences, the deity of intellect and wisdom and identified by his elephant head. In 2017, Ganesh Chaturthi,…

Why am I not an Atheist? And, WHY DO I PRAY?

OM! Humble Salutations to the Lord, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (teaching lineage of non-Duality) and my own Guru(teacher) who has blessed me with the content that I put forth !! From my previous blog it is quite evident that I am a Believer alright! But it becomes my duty and responsibility to define what exactly…

WHY AM I NOT AN ATHEIST? And, why do I Pray?

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! First things first, thank you all for taking the time to come back to my next blog and for all your likes, feedback and encouraging…

REBIRTH, a Vedantic Perspective!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! In this final blog of a 3 part blog series, we get to a much debated about topic, Rebirth or Reincarnation! So far, in the previous…

Celebrating Lúnasa

Lá Lúnasa (Lughnasa being the more ancient spelling) the first day of August is a day when people celebrate Lugh the Celtic God who would bring a good harvest or who, if not satisfied, could bring his wrath in storms that could destroy the harvest. Halfway between the summer solstice and autumn equinox Lughnasadh is one of the…

☠️💀☠️ DEATH ☠️💀☠️, A Vedantic Perspective!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! A good continuity should ideally begin with a recapitulation of what was dealt with previously and continue from there on! Our subject matter being so…

Our problems are gifts

We don’t often think of problems as gifts. We usually see them as an inconvenience, something that interrupts our life and to be avoided if at all possible. We also think of them as a sign of failure, or a lack of strength and something negative in our lives. These ideas stem from the fact…

Death and LIFE, a Vedantic Perspective!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog !   In normal parlance we use the phrase ‘Life and Death’ in that order because ordinarily it is understood as a linear process; first life…

How to discover the Sound of God

Sounds of God

Have you ever been sitting quietly with your eyes closed and noticed on your inner vision lights glowing or moving? Did you also notice a sound in your ears, like a wind, a jet or a high pitch note? Many of us have these experiences but fail to notice them as a connection to the…

Celebrating the Summer Solstice

The summer solstice has arrived in the northern hemisphere on June 21, bringing with it the longest day in the year which means lots of extra sunlight for festivities. The day is considered to be sacred by many pagans around the world who celebrate the solstice among their other yearly holidays. The summer solstice is one of four…

Going beyond Religion, Spirituality!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Intelligence, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! It is a very common question, especially among those who are new to spirituality,”Where do I begin? Do I really need a guide/teacher to teach…

Celebrating Lá Bealtaine

April’s showers have given way to a rich and fertile earth, and as the land greens, there are few celebrations as representative of fertility or few pagan sabbats feel more pagan than as Bealtaine. Observed on May 1st (or October 31 – November 1 for our Southern Hemisphere readers) festivities typically begin the evening before, on…

How to Tap into Your Inner Guidance

Inner Guidance Eckankar

You know the way you feel something is right but you’re not sure how you know? Or, you felt the need to do something but your don’t know why? This is your inner guidance and it can come as a nudge, a dream, or a quiet voice within you. Often people are afraid to follow…