Tulsi or the Holy Basil is thought to be one of the most sacred wood in India and a traditional Indian household is considered incomplete without a Tulsi plant in the courtyard. An aromatic plant, there are 3 varieties of Tulsi: Ram Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Krishna Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) and Vana Tulsi (Ocimum gratissiumum). It […]
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Rangoli, the art of decorating floors and walls by hand with powdered grain or sand, is one of India’s most ancient design forms. Some kind of Rangoli is found in every region of the subcontinent, called by different names. The term ‘Rangoli’, which embraces all regional forms, is derived from two Sanskrit words: ‘rang’ meaning […]
Light has been a mystical phenomenon ever since man has started perceiving his life. Light is intricately woven into spirituality. Many meditators have reported seeing a bright light when they reach a state of deep restful awareness. Since ages light has been used in all Vedic celebrations. In Vedic tradition, one of the major festivals, […]
Life begins with listening. When listening stops, any conversation is a lost battle. What really makes a conversation successful is not how well you can talk, but rather, how well you can listen. When you are able to perceive things internally without incompletions (hangovers from the past), life starts in you, relationships are built around […]
The past forms an area of people’s lives which is the most thought about, yet the most ignored. Often people feel helpless to let go of their past and move on, and keep carrying it like baggage. Many personality traits and ideas about oneself and others, especially the disempowering ones, can be traced back to […]
Self-Doubt: the Silent Inner Killer A small story: A kindergarten teacher was observing the children, while they drew their art. She would occasionally walk around to see each child’s work. As she got to where one little girl was working diligently, the teacher asked what she was drawing. The girl replied, ‘I’m drawing God!’ […]
- By Ma Nithya Yogananda Swamini Feeling tired, low in energy and not getting much done? When we feel like this, we tend to grab comfort food such as sweets, energy drinks, energy bars, coffee or tea. This gives a temporary solution – but after some time the energy comes crashing down, leaving us ready […]
– By Shreya Suresh When I applied to study in USA, I was full of answers. I knew, or thought I knew the exact reason for leaving my sheltered life in India and setting up a new life in a strange land. Two weeks into living here, I realized I was in emotional turmoil. I […]
– By Dr. Srilekha Kartik Conceiving and nurturing a healthy child is every parent’s dream. A baby is the miraculous expression of the ultimate creative skill of nature. Two cells unite and manifest as a community of 50 trillion cells working in perfect harmony in a highly structured environment. Is there something more that parents […]
Overcome Your Fear! Listen, if your root patterns are the seed, and your incompletions are the tree, suffering is the fruit, then fear is the sand, the soil on which the seed grows. Fear is the base on which all these incompletions and root patterns grow. All the incompletions related to greed are only in […]
By Ma Nithya Chandrananda Monthly Horoscope For Vedic Moon Signs. Vedic Moon Signs can be found in the birth chart or “kundali” which can be prepared by an astrologer or generated online on a Vedic astrology website Aries The more self-love enters your system, the easier it will be to go through your transformation without […]
Why do people do the things they do. Why do people feel the way they do. Why do some things always go wrong. Why do some things get stuck. Why do we make the same mistakes again and again… These are questions which hit everyone at some point of time or the other. Everyone has […]
Haritaki or Terminalia chebula is a wonder drug, finding its place in a wide range of therapeutic usage in the Ayurveda system of medicine. It is a very large tree growing throughout the deciduous forests of India and Sri Lanka, growing up to 2000m. Haritaki is described as the ‘remover of diseases’. Hara is also […]
How many people feel that they are being run ragged by their knee jerk reactions to situations? How often they wish they could stop being a victim of circumstance, and be at peace no matter what was going on. The solution can be found in a Samyama. A Samyama is a tool that allows a […]
Insomnia is most often thought of as both a sign and a symptom that can accompany several sleep, medical and psychiatric disorders. It is characterized by persistent difficulty in falling asleep, staying asleep or sleep of poor quality. Insomnia is typically followed by functional impairment while awake. One way of defining insomnia is “difficulties initiating […]