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  • The Legend of Goddess Dhumavati – The widow Goddess

    The Goddesses in Hindu Dharma are often depicted as the powerful, radiant beings they are. They are beautiful, celestial, with virtues such as grace, nurturer, knowledge, wealth etc. One such form of the Goddesses is different from the rest, smoky complexioned riding a chariot with a flag bearing a crow- Dhumavati. Seventh of the 10 […]

  • Dasha Mahavidyas

    Dasa Mahavidyas – The 10 aspects of Adi Parashakti

    The feminine divinity is a powerful entity. From mother nurturers to the destroyers, from knowledge to wealth, they encompass every aspect of the physical and spiritual realm. A part of such powerful entity is the Mahavidyas. The ten Mahavidyas, or Wisdom Goddesses, represent distinct aspects of divinity intent on guiding the spiritual seeker toward liberation. […]

  • The Importance of Brahma Muhurta – The Ambrosial Hours

    Waking up is usually hard for some people. Either you pull an all-nighter, you’re addicted to social media to the point you barely get time to sleep on time, you actually work really hard or you’re a night owl. The 8-hour quota of sleep makes us hit the snooze button. But research backs our ancient […]

  • Dissecting various aspects of Yoga – Bhakti Yoga

    The everyday life suddenly seems mundane, the parties seem lifeless and the life lacks a purpose. Ted talks won’t help, and the journeys to temples don’t provide enough answers, the high from holidays don’t last long and even drinks and cigarette appeal. Is something wrong with me, we might ask. No, not physically, this is […]

  • The Powerful and Effective Massage Techniques From The East

    Our bodies are toiling. The physical labor, the pollution, the low-grade food and the mental churning at the job and at home. The mental pressures churn us every day and that takes a toll on the physical form. And when the mind and body are not in the proper form our optimal capabilities are not […]

  • The Eight Immortals of Hindu Dharma – Astha Chiranjeevi

    The samsara of life and death is endless until one finds liberation or moksha states the Hindu way of life. Until the elusive Moksha is attained either by good karma or nirvana life goes on between birth and death. No organism can escape the fate. Yet in Hindu Dharma, we come across 8 such personalities […]

  • Astikas and Nastikas – The Philosophies of Hindu Dharma

    Philosophy is the theory of all things practical. Oh, the irony! The sum of individual experiences, knowledge, and reality. But isn’t it also the truth that each one sees, perceives and analyzes things differently. Based on such knowledge and life experience everybody can come to lead their own philosophies, some are labeled Orthodox some heterodox. […]

  • The physical and spiritual concept of Soulmates in Hindu Dharma

    How many times have we heard people in books and movies and even real life go on about that one true connection with their “Soulmates”? The possibility of finding someone who shares the same outlook on life and living seems surreal. While some might agree on what to eat for dinner but struggle to understand […]

  • Did you know about the feminine form of Lord Ganesha?

    The masculine and feminine form exist in the harmonious condition in the cosmos, world and even our body (Ida and Pingala). Such importance was given to the equality and balance of the two yet with time and Manusmriti the women folk were condensed to underlings. Their contributions were minimized and almost forgotten till they were […]

  • Yoga Sutras and Patanjali, the father of Modern Yoga

    Yoga is one of the greatest gifts from the East to the World. The mental relaxation and the physical freshness and agility is just the added benefit of what it does to the soul, liberating it and connecting it within the cosmos around us. The yoga classes as such have been sprouting at every nook […]

  • Significance and Impact of Teej festival – Prominent festival of Women

    Women today need to balance it all. Their dreams, aspirations whilst keeping in touch with their roots and traditions so that they can carry it forward and teach the next generation. To maintain her balance and sanity a woman must get equal help and recognition and strength from her partner and family alike. In between […]

  • Hindu Dharma and Mysticism – The Mystical Creatures

    Life in all forms plays a vital role in the Universe, all are equal and all deserve the respect and importance the Godly creatures and the warriors usually demand. The stories in the Hindu Dharma often speak of the unlikely hero who plays a major role Paratma’s greater design. Here we present such mystical creatures […]