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Smooth sailing

To manuover a boat
with two Oars
is easier and faster too...
But,
a boat with just one Oar
keeps swirling
at the same place..
Our spiritual life
is also like boating...
Wanna have
a smooth spiritual sail?
When
PRAISE and PRAYER
becomes your two Oars
sailing becomes fun
you know?

Have a blessed day!
Your's in YESHUA,
a j mithra

Added by amit agarwal on May 21, 2009 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 3)

Poligraf has been an essential part of my life since its inception at the beginning of February 1998.



The adventure began after the collapse of a band that probably never really existed as it only had a handful of rehearsals, but for which I had already written a lot of material. Left alone at the helm, I connected with a group of experienced musicians via a co-worker friend and after agreeing on a general aim and formula, we raised sail… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 21, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

(09.05.20) ANNAPURNA

Anna means 'food' in Sanskrit, and purna means 'filled completely'.Annapurna is a Hindu goddess of food and cooking.

Annapurna is the Hindu goddess of food and cooking,she is empowered with the ability to supply food to an unlimited amount of people.

Annapurna is an incarnation of the other Hindu goddess Parvati, the wife of Shiva.

Images of goddess Annapurna are placed in dinner tables,restaurants,kitchens etc. where the food is… Continue

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 20, 2009 at 10:24pm — No Comments

An Electro-Madnetic Field

The affairs of life are like a powerful magnetic field that holds us riveted to them. We have so many things to do, and when we are not doing things we are worrying about things we haven't done or things we will or might have to do. It goes on and on. No wonder we get so stressed. What do you call this? Some people call it 'life', they have come to accept it as normal, others call it the rat race, and maybe some call it madness or insanity. For the purpose of this blog I have called it an… Continue

Added by Denis Gibbon on May 20, 2009 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Mantras is a powerful seed

Sri Swami Satchidananda's

In this age, the simplest and best practice is mantra repetition. It is very simple, but at the same time very powerful - more powerful than any other practice. Your body may not even be fit to practice all the hatha yoga postures or to do rigorous penance. You may not have a lot of money to go on pilgrimages. You may not have a big altar or go to church every Sunday, but you can always repeat a mantram. Wherever you are, whatever you do, whether you are rich or… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 20, 2009 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Sri K Pattabhi Jois is dead

Ayer recibí la noticia, Pattabhi Jois- Guruji había muerto en India con 94 años, y para todos los practicantes de yoga es una gran pérdida pero sobre todo para aquellos que estudiamos y enseñamos Ashtanga vinyasa.
Un gran Maestro ha muerto.

In Memorian.

Added by Victoria Ambrós on May 20, 2009 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Namaste

"Peace is your own true nature." ~Sri Swami Satchidananda

Added by amit agarwal on May 20, 2009 at 8:46am — No Comments

Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 2)



(Buddha the Conqueror by Nicholas Roerich)

Buddhism has been an essential part of my life since the mid-90s.



The adventure began when I stumbled upon a feature in an encyclopedic dictionary that highlighted the Four Noble Truths. That finding immediately sparked my curiosity and a few days later I was buying a copy… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 20, 2009 at 1:51am — No Comments

(09.05.19)HANUMAN

Hanuman, the mighty ape that aided Lord Rama in his expedition against evil forces, is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu pantheon. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion.

On Tuesdays and in some cases, Saturdays, many people keep fast in honour of Hanuman and give special offerings to him. In times of trouble, it is a common faith among Hindus to chant…
Continue

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 19, 2009 at 10:45pm — 1 Comment

Take care of little little things

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes

Often people think that spirituality only means big things, that to be a spiritual aspirant you must accomplish great feats. You should chant beautifully; you should stand on your head for half an hour; you should sit for meditation three times a day. These things are wonderful, but they are not useful if you don't take care of the little, little things. Spirituality should permeate every action of your day. By simply going into your room and seeing its… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 19, 2009 at 8:03am — No Comments

(09.05.05) Places of Pilgrimage

Every spiritual tradition recognizes some places as holy. Visit to such places, connected with specific behavior, is considered to be spiritually purifying and constitutes an important part of spiritual practice.



Tirtha

Holy place, or place of pilgrimage, is called tirtha ("ford") because there one can cross the stream of samsara and reach the spiritual dimension. Even a simple stay in such place has a purifying effect which can be increased by following specific… Continue

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 18, 2009 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

What you think you become

Sri Swami Satchidananda's



HAVE CONVICTION -





What you think you become. That is why it is so important to have positive thoughts. But if you merely repeat something without any feeling behind it, it's just mechanical. You have to have some conviction: "I am becoming joyful. I am becoming brave. Day by day I am becoming better and better." By the same token, if you say, "Oh, I don't think I can do it. I am growing weaker. I'm not any good," then you are dwelling on… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 18, 2009 at 7:52am — No Comments

Reality at Dawn : Ways and Means

Having determined our goal, the next problem before us is to find out means for the realization of the object. Sages and teachers have elaborately dealt with the subject. They have laid down various forms of practices or 'Sadhanas', helpful for the attainment of what they put forth as the final goal. But for the realization of God, the Indeterminate Absolute or Para Brahma we have to adopt means, which lead us to the complete negation. Our goal of life, as discussed in the previous chapter is… Continue

Added by ramabadran Seshadri Iyengar on May 18, 2009 at 4:38am — No Comments

(09.05.17) SYMBOLISM

Hinduism is rich in symbolism.Many acts of worship, such as puja, are symbolic, a form of visualisation in which worshippers simulate activities normally performed on higher planes of existence. Thus the scope of symbolism is broad and includes physical acts such as offering pranam (obeisances) with folded hands. Such physical gestures tend to induce the appropriate mood and awareness within the practitioner. Many symbols are considered auspicious, embodying the notion of inner purity. Sacred… Continue

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 17, 2009 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Pattimari's poetry that won in webook projects

Siddhartha Reaching Love

Author: pattimari

Word count: 49



Siddhartha, do you feel the light

leading to deliverance

other paths foolish and dead

asceticism and yoga

do you no good

exploring self

unearths you the sparkling

wealth in spirit

filled up with river’s beauty

nature stirring your totality

Love is the opening

to your total spirituality

pattimari, 2008



How we Write a Poem?

Author:… Continue

Added by pattimari on May 17, 2009 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 1)

Music has been an essential part of my life since the end of the 80s.



The adventure began during the second of my four years of studying electrical engineering at Université Laval in Québec City. Through various friends and contacts I reconnected with progressive rock, a form of music to which I had already been exposed to in my youth thanks to my older brothers and sisters. Hearing the music of bands such as Yes, Rush, Genesis, and King… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 17, 2009 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Sunday game

How many Om symbols can you find in the Ganesha image?




There are more than a dozen OMs of all sizes, including inverted and mirror images.
How many could you find?
I don't have the answer myself ,please write how many you find

Added by Kati Kalipriya Leppes on May 17, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Worry

Worrying Doesn't reduce yesterday's problems.it will reduce today's strength also.if u have to think ,think gud things.
Swami Vivekananda

Added by amit agarwal on May 17, 2009 at 7:41am — No Comments

The world will always be like this

Sri Swami Satchidananda's Notes





Don't expect the whole world to be enlightened one day. It would be like walking into a Detroit automobile factory and seeing only finished cars. If the factory were full of finished cars, it would no longer be a factory; it would become a showroom. Likewise, you wouldn't go to a university and say, "When will the only people here be degree holders?"



The universe itself is a university. People come as students; they study and learn. A… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 16, 2009 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Krishna helps those who help themselves

Hare Krishna Prabhujis and Mathajis,



Please accept our humble pranams. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and Gurudev.



In Srimad-Bhagavatam the material world is compared to a great ocean. Within this material universe there are millions and billions of planets floating in space, and we can just imagine how many Atlantic and Pacific oceans are there. In fact, the whole material universe is linked to a great ocean of misery, an ocean of birth and death. In order to cross this… Continue

Added by amit agarwal on May 16, 2009 at 12:35pm — No Comments

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