Navaratri, the Time of Intense Seeking

Navaratri, one of the most intensely celebrated festivals of Vedic tradition, is an occasion to connect with the feminine form of the divine. 'Nava'...

Nithya Kriya for Heart Diseases

"Cardiovascular disease" is the name given to any of a number of diseases that affect the heart itself and/or the vascular system, especially the...

Poha

Poha (Flattened rice) is a very easily digestible, carbohydrate-rich food used extensively in India. It has references even in Mahabharata where Lord Krishna liked...

Rahu, the Shadow

Rahu is one of the navagrahas, one of the nine energy centers (planets) of our solar system. Each graha in the heavens represents a...

Kriya to Banish Depression!

Depression or Clinical depression is characterized by an all-encompassing low mood accompanied by low self-esteem, and by loss of interest or pleasure in normally...

Navadhi Kriya for a Healthy Body

Navadhi kriya is a small and simple exercise to balance the three doshas of our body. The three doshas are vata, pitta and kapha,...

The Benefits of Almonds

Almonds (botanical name Prunus amygdalus) are the oldest and most widely grown of all the nut crops. Whole almond seeds are eaten raw or...

In the Land of Meenakshi

The pinnacle of art, culture, tradition, spirituality and architecture come together as a beautiful monument of worship in the Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple in Madurai...

Why do We do Guru Pooja?

Q. What is the reason we do pooja at the Guru’s feet? Why do people want to touch Guru’s feet? A. It is an ancient...

Arunachala, The Giver of Enlightenment

A small temple town which at first sight looks like any other small temple town in India, Thiruvannamalai is a tirtha sthala at the...

Mystical Secrets of the Siddha Sampradaya

The Siddha tradition is the oldest, greatest, most powerful and the most secretive tradition in the world. When something is the most powerful, it...

What is Initiation?

Enlightened Masters have several methods of expressing the truth to their disciples. One such method uses words. When a teacher expresses a truth to...

“Even While Praying, I am You”

I’ll explain the science of prayer. Usually, the mind always operates from duality. If you utter the words, “he is not good,” you have...

Nachiketa, the Fire of Authenticity!

The Katopanishad graphically describes the power of authenticity and how it can impact life. Nachiketa, the wonder child, is the hero personifying the power...

What Space Are You In?

The Inner Space Have you ever heard or thought about the “space” you are in? You may think about the physical space, like living in...