Category Spirituality

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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.

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Navratri – 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.

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Two books, Karma, Clairvoyance, Reincarnation – II

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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WHEN A JOURNEY LEADS TO A SACRED SPACE – 2

The journey continues, as I argue and stumble……

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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.

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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.

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Have you connected with yourself lately?

If you want others to enjoy being with you, you should know how to enjoy being with yourself first.

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Stop labelling elders, it sticks!

How does the word Elder sound? Isn’t it perfect to describe someone who is older in age, experienced and weathered in the nitty-gritty of the world?

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Close encounters of the river kind

Though I had lived in cities with some beautiful rivers, it wasn’t till I set my eyes on the Ganga that I fell in love with a river for the first time in my life.

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Coming full circle

The journey has been long — painful at times, exhilarating at others, but coming full circle has never been so satisfying.