Introduction to a new series on Astrology Basics. This article gives a clarity needed to proceed into the topic of astrology. The next article will go into the basic elements of astrology. Stay tuned!
An exploration of one of the compositions of saint Tyagaraja which hints on the beauties of 7 musical notes. I also attach a rendering on my flute in this article.
This is an article exploring the glory of Ganesha. The exploration runs in the form of a commentary to one of the Carnatic Classical songs. I also attach a youtube link to a video in which I played the song on my flute. I hope you all will enjoy listening and reading the commentary. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
A brief overview on the Vedas, their metaphysical origins, four-fold categorization, etc. The article mostly deals with philosophical and spiritual aspects than historical aspects.
A brief overview on Peace Invocations or Shanti Pathas.
This article showers some light upon the meter of Gayatri and the mantra of Savitri, also known as Gayatri Mantra. It gives a brief introduction, meaning of the mantra and also points out some misconceptions in regard to this mantra as well as suggesting some cautionary points.
I am going to venture into a long series of articles, on Lalitā Sahasra Nāma – The thousand names of Lalita Dēvi. This will be written in parts of 16 names per article (some times depends on the length of descriptions of the names). Such a division will give me time to condense my understanding in a systematic way and also to you, the time to assimilate my exposition. I will try to bring out the beauty that I see, as well as some esoteric points, if HER grace allows me to realize any.
Mahabharata has many a secret, hidden in it. They are secrets, to the mundane eye and clear TRUTHS to the initiates.
I try in this article, to dive into the world of secrets of this epic, trying to bring out some of the hidden treasures to the surface. My goal is achieved, if the reader gets induced with, at least a small fraction of enthusiasm, to dig deeper into world-scriptures, in the lines of this article.
A small poem on Lord venkateswara/tirupati balaji
Who is a GURU? how did the guru-student relation exist in the past? Can such a thing be followed in this modern era? Why is a GURU important, etc., — are addressed briefly for a quick overview.