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The eastern horizon plays deep clouds
across our city skyline
rimmed in crimson, the sun rises again,
and this cup of tea is deep… 65 more words



The fourth of the ‘do’s’ or observances is SWADHYAYA, self-study. This is where you become a little detective! You work with self-awareness, watching how different foods affect your health, watching how different yoga practices affect your sense of well-being, and watching your behaviour to yourself and to others. 57 more words


The Pathway to understanding Advaita (Mandukya Upanishad note) Part 3

Sri Gurubhyo Namaha

There is a famous mantra in the Mandukya Upanishad (7th mantra)

नान्तःप्रज्ञं नबहिःप्रज्ञं नोभयतःप्रज्ञं नप्रज्ञानघनं नप्रज्ञं नाप्रज्ञम् ।
अदृश्यमव्यवहार्यं अग्राह्यं अलक्षणं अचिन्त्यं अव्यपदेश्यं एकात्मप्रत्ययसारं प्रपञ्चोपशमं शान्तं शिवं अद्वैतं चतुर्थं मन्यन्ते स आत्मा स विज्ञेयः ॥ 1,620 more words

Scriptural Verses And Stories

The Yamas and Niyamas of Śāṇḍilya Upanishad

If you give any depth of study to Patanjali, you will find he is often quoted as a “codifier” of Yoga. He was a journalist of the highest order writing down all the practices at his time and also referencing practices of the past. 376 more words


First Indian to win Nobel Prize

The first Indian to win Nobel Prize – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of Hinduism as laid down in the Upanishads.


PREMA AGNI Day - Instructions

Prema Agni – Fire of Divine Love

“We must set up the sacrificial fire known as Prema Agni within our self. We must feed the flame by truthful utterances or we quench it by uttering falsehood.” – Mundakopanishad (Upanishads)  441 more words

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The Upanishads: The "distilled" essence of Hinduism

The Upanishads – what (or who!) are they?”This would be the response of many Hindus of today if asked about the Upanishads!The Upanishads are in fact Hindu scriptures. 1,133 more words