Today is starting Navaratri - the nine days in honor of the Divine Mother. During the first three days Durga is worshipped. During the next three days Lakshmi ist worshipped.
The last nine days Saraswati ist worshipped.
Today and the next two days recite the Mantra Om Shri Durgayai Namaha - and other Mantras/Kirtans in praise of the Divine Mother.
Once upon a time there lived an ancient sage called Vyasa. Vyasa was renowned as the writer of the Mahabharata with Ganesha Deva’s assistance.It was written in one sitting and was recognised as a wonder. He pined for a son who would be as pure as the snows of Mansarover, and the air of Mount…
Today is Tuesday, the day when Subrahmanya is worshipped. 6UYGMC2HQU3H.
Today is also Mars-Day, Mangal-Day. It is a day when you have more access to courage and assertiveness.
You can try out more advanced Asanas, and in your meditation you can use more affirmations.
Have a wonderful day.
Added by Sukadev Bretz on September 20, 2011 at 9:20am —
Today is Skanda Shashti according to Tamil Calendar. Skanda is the God of Enthusiasm, of Youthfulness. Workship of Skanda gives courage and the power to develop good virtues. Skanda is also called Murugan, Sharavanabha, Subrahmanya. Watch a slide show:
Kubera symbolizes Wealth in all aspects: Material wealth - so you can
share and relieve suffering from others. Energy wealth - so you can
energize others. Emotional wealth - so you can touch others by your
love. Mental wealth - for unfoldment of you talents. Spiritual wealth -
for connection with the Divine.
Look at the Photographs - and recite the Mantra - with the intention to get the energy to better serve others.…
To develop muscle strength, you can practice the following Yoga exercises once or twice a week before the classical Asanas. Good muscle strength is a good antidote against back problems, neck problems and all kinds of joint problems. Good muscle strength develops self confidence and courage.
Surya Namaskar for muscle strength:
Navasana Variations for developing the abdominal… Continue
Yoga can help to develop muscle strength. Often Yoga is supposed to be good for flexibility, for coordination, for concentration, for relaxation. But you can also develop muscle strength. Make sure you do postures which are demanding for your muscles. Hold them for about 10-30 seconds. Find out ways how you can make the postures more demanding for strength. Most important muscles to develop are: - Thighs and buttocks through Vira Bhadrasana, Warrior Pose - Abdominal Muscles through… Continue
Today I uploaded a Video and photos of Vayu, the Wind God. Vayu is one of the main deities mentioned in the Vedas. His worship will help to quieten the mind and open the heart. Salutations to Vayu also
means using the power of the mind in benevolent ways. If today you notice your mind being… Continue
Swami Venkatesananda, disciple of Swami Sivananda wrote the following instruction for Meditation:
So many textbooks are available on meditation nowadays that everyone has some idea of what it is all about. In brief, meditation is the most wonderful
adventure: ‘Discovery of self’. Meditation enables us to enjoy
the peace, happiness and revitalisation that…