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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 that ends in death (which is the finality for many). For a Vedantin though, the order makes no difference because we look at the whole process as cyclical. It is…

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 Life-force or the Holy Spirit. This connection with the Holy Spirit is easy, very beneficial to us and we can do it regularly. Many of us are aware of 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 solar holidays, along with the autumnal equinox, the winter solstice and the spring equinox. The other major pagan holidays are Samhain, Imbolc, Beltane and Lughnasadh. Observers celebrate the solstice in myriad…

5 Ways How Sugar Is Affecting Your Spirituality

Sugar

Sugar, the sweet white granules that we all love is actually quite harmful. The side effects of sugar on our physical health are known by all. It causes obesity, raises blood pressure, chronic diseases and of course, diabetes. But in this article, we’ll be looking at 5 ways how sugar also affects your spiritual life. Absurd isn’t it? Sugar and spirituality, how can it be connected? But there is an important link between them. Sugar is not only harming us physically but also spiritually. 1.…

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 me?” I myself have been through this dilemma at the start of my journey and for months on end went about reading books and listening to material all over the…

The Mechanics of Happiness !

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Creator, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put forth in this blog ! What is there to write specifically about happiness you may wonder, after all, who doesn’t know or hasn’t experienced happiness! The happiness that we are all familiar with is the experiential happiness which comes and goes from time to time. But have we ever looked into when and why this happiness comes and more importantly,…

5 Temples in India Which Don’t Worship “Ordinary” Deities

Bharat Mata Temple

  We all have visited temples which worship our ordinary Deities such as Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Rama, Goddess Durga, Goddess Kali etc. and they have many other temples in the country. Ever heard of unique temples worshipping the mighty Ravana or Chitragupta Swamy or even the Deity Dogs? We have some very interesting temples honoring and offering prayers to rare deities. 1. Chitragupta Mahadeva Devalayam, Hyderabad One of the major attractions of Hyderabad, this temple is dedicated to Chitragupta, the Chief Accountant of…

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Fate vs Free-will!

OM! Humble salutations to the Supreme Creator, The Advaitha Guru Parampara (lineage teaching non-Duality) and my own Acharya (Preceptor) for the content that I put…