Category Spirituality

Has Deepavali/Diwali become too ‘globalized’?

In our efforts to ‘globalize the festival, have we taken away from its heritage and cultural roots?

On this Guru Purnima….

A teacher might be a Guru, but a Guru is not just a teacher….A Guru Purnima tribute to our great Gurus.

Turn off that chatter, will you?

Not for nothing did our elders say that the mind is like a monkey that can’t stay still.

Give – out of compassion and love!

Annadanam is distinct from poor feeding, as it is about feeding the hungry, regardless of whether it is a human or other living beings, even an ant!

Let there be Light!

The tradition of lighting candles and lamps during various festivals around the world, all have behind them the figurative significance of dispelling the darkness of the mind and ushering in wisdom.

Navaratri – Nine nights of Shakti

The Navratri kolu itself is a showcase of the artistic and aesthetic sensibilities of the people and is a combined effort of all the members of the family.celebrated in different ways around the country.

Two books, Karma, Clairvoyance, Reincarnation – II

Isn’t it amazing how profound psychological concepts are wrapped in religious imagery in Hinduism?

Two books, Karma, Clairvoyance, Reincarnation – I

The awareness of the causes and effects of karma is perhaps the single most important factor that can help spiritual evolvement of human beings.

Old Customs, New Names – 2

When fitness enthusiasts go through their exercise routines, they often forget or are even unaware that our ancestors of various faiths did them too, only as part of religious rituals.

When a Journey Leads to a Sacred Space – 3

Stumbling through the highs and lows of life, I finally come full circle in my journey of faith.

WHEN A JOURNEY LEADS TO A SACRED SPACE – 2

The journey continues, as I argue and stumble……

When a journey leads to a sacred space

It has to be a red-letter day when an ordinary post comes to the notice of a research scholar and gets featured on her blog Matriwords.

Today is the first day of the rest of my life!

The fact that we have woken up in the morning means that we have been given another chance to better the previous day and ourselves.