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The Enlightened Guru as Jagatkāraṇam

The Mundakopanishat, for instance, teaches that the aparokṣajñānin, if worshiped with desire for aishvarya, lordliness, wealth, etc. these will be granted. 901 more words


Differences between Bhakti and Kaama

Sri Gurubhyo Namaha 

This post is meant as a reminder to myself about some differences between the happiness gained by enjoying sense-objects and the happiness gained by meditating on Ishwara (either by thinking of His leelas, or by singing stotras on Him with Bhakti, or by meditating on His form, etc). 654 more words

Spiritual Living

Go beyond the form this Maha Shivaratri

Followers of Lord Shiva are prepping up around the world for Maha Shivaratri festival tomorrow. On  Hindu calendars, the fourteenth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Phalguna is marked for the worship of Lord Shiva. 298 more words


Book Announcement: Sri Dakshinamurthy: Guru, Ishwara, and Atman

I am happy to announce that I have published my 2016 essay on Dakshinamurthy as ebook on Amazon Kindle. The book explores the various facets of the Hindu deity Sri Dakshinamurthy, who is not only worshiped as the First Guru, but also as the One, who imparts all knowledge through the medium innumerable number of human Gurus. 84 more words