The Discovery

To drink pure water from a shallow pond, one should gently take the water from the surface without disturbing it in the least…..If you desire to be pure, have firm faith and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. —–Sri Ramakrishna. Hello friends, the endlessContinue reading “The Discovery”

The Elevation of Mind

“It is not necessary to worship inside the temple every day. Gopura Darshanam will itself elevate the mind ” – Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati. Hello friends, whatever faith we happen to follow, visiting the place of worship whether a temple, church, gurudwara or a mosque, it provides us with a sense of peace and happiness. InContinue reading “The Elevation of Mind”

Let there be light!

Hello friends, I wish you all a very happy Diwali, the festival of lights. On this day, all the homes are cleaned and decorated with rangolis , diyas(earthen lamp), colourful lights. We celebrate the day to welcome the arrival of Lord Rama and Mother Sita , to their Kingdom Ayodhya along with their entourage, afterContinue reading “Let there be light!”

The Quest for One!

Hello friends, during the auspicious days of observing ‘Navaratri’ and seeking blessings from the mother, Goddes Durga, a piece of news  disturbed me a lot. As the saying goes if you keep something buried inside your heart, the peace of mind goes for a toss. Sharing it may pacify it to an extent, so hereContinue reading “The Quest for One!”

Celebration of the Lord of Auspicious Beginning, Ganesha. 

Hello friends, today we celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the God of auspicious beginnings as ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. Any Hindu festivity or ritual starts with the worshipping of Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles and patron of arts and, creativity. Lord Ganesha also is the scribe, who penned the epic poem ‘Mahabharata’ composed byContinue reading “Celebration of the Lord of Auspicious Beginning, Ganesha. “

Celebrating the Lord Jagannatha.

-Lord Jagannatha Drawn by my daughter Riya Hello friends, I feel so fortunate to dedicate my 100th blog post to Lord Jagannatha(the Lord of the World). Today is the auspicious day, the world famous Sri Jagannatha Ratha (chariot) Yatra or Annual Car Festival commences in Lord’s abode Puri, in Odisha. The Lord Jagannatha along withContinue reading “Celebrating the Lord Jagannatha.”

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