How are you today? Feeling good? Whatever you are experiencing... it will pass. Yes, time washes us down this eventful river of life, and the key is to be fully present, as we travel. And where is is our emotional state while traveling? Are we creating a higher, vibrant life today or are we digging a hole of anger and frustration?
If we only knew the POWER of our emotions, our feelings set the tone for our future. I've had some crappy days, and it is not easy, shifting my misery fest into… Continue
Slow recitation of "Devi Kavacham", one of the most important Mantras from Markandeya Purana for the adoration of the Divine Mother.
This Mantra serves as "protection" and is classically recited during Navaratri.
You can download the text of Devi Kavacham here so you can recite along.… Continue
Beim Studium der Sanskrittexte des alten Indiens trifft man auf phantastische Beschreibungen von intergalaktischen Reisen, vielfältigen humanoiden Spezies auf unzähligen bewohnten Planeten, einem kosmischen Rat, einer kosmischen Regierung, verschiedenen Zeitdilitationen sowie vielen weiteren Details über die Ausdehnung und Struktur des Universums. Waren die alten Inder allesamt Spinner? Genießen sie doch in wissenschaftlichen Kreisen Anerkennung für das Ausmaß ihrer astronomischen… Continue
Intuitive Guidance ---- Nurturing Mind Body and Spirit
Strengthening our intuitive abilities and being aware of our surroundings allow us to recognize lucrative opportunities and make beneficial decisions. While our intuition speaks to us spontaneously, we can learn to use it as a tool for growth if we instead learn to access it on demand. Making time to clear our mental and spiritual channels and tune in to our inner wisdom gives us a heightened sense of clarity that can enhance every… Continue
Added by amit agarwal on September 26, 2009 at 4:49am —
In the spiritual world, in India, ‘AUM’ is a very weighty word, used in the beginning of hymn and ‘Mantras’ (spell like words used in good purpose).
Some of us think that ‘AUM’ is the first sound and seed of all sounds.
In fact, ‘BOM’ is the first sound of the universe. It came into existence with the birth of the universe, or the beginning of the great creation, with a big explosion (Big bang).
“AUM’ is the root of all sounds and the base music of cosmic organ. The great…Continue
Added by Dayamoyee on September 19, 2009 at 3:00pm —
'MahaYoga' is the Great Yoga procedure of the great sage of the modern age - MahaManas (MahaAnand). Many devotees say, he is the last incarnation of this age of lord Shiva. 'MahaYoga' is 'Maha Atma Vikash Yoga' (briefly 'MahaYoga') is a unique self development course of the most venerable MahaAnand.
Another name of the 'MahaYoga' is 'MahaManan' -From basic knowledge -true theosophical knowledge to knowledge for better life. There are many Yoga methods in MahaYoga, such as 'MahaYoga-1',…Continue
Added by Dayamoyee on September 16, 2009 at 7:30am —
Video of the Reunion in August 2009 of Staff of Swami Vishnu-devananda from the 60s, 70s and 80s:
Explanation by Bharata:
This was a reunion for yoga staff from years ago. It was held at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Camp in Val Morin, Quebec, Canada. Forty-four former staff attended. Many of the staff I had not seen in 15 or 20 years. It was a joyous time! (Videoed & photographed with iPhone!...with some help from iMovie & Photoshop!)… Continue
Three days in nature, cooking on the fire, swimming nude in the cleanest river you can imagine, everything is in perfect harmony. In the city our senses get bombarded, and with the news telling us constantly how miserable the planet is, it can be blinding...blinding to the fact that great balance is found in large amounts of this world. Out there on the earth in a sleeping bag, everything works together, the birds are busy doing their thing, the spiders are busy working,the butterflies grace… Continue
"Introspection II" is the fifth section, and second with vocals, of "The Chrome Lake." And as is the case for its almost-but-not-identical twin "Introspection I," the subject matter is pretty much self-explanatory.
Verse I see you feel restrained, mechanized, dehumanized I see you feel estranged, incomplete, dissatisfied
Anything for a refuge, an…