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The Temptation of Jesus and the Katha Upanishad

Would it be Lent if I didn’t have a post about the Temptation? I’ve been giving up dairy and eggs for Lent, by the way. I’ve been  vegetarian for a little while, but going full vegan has been somewhat challenging. 415 more words


Aum (Om): The Song of the Cosmos and Celestial Harmony

Aum (Om) isn’t just a chant that yoga instructors use to open                                             and close a yoga class. It is the “sound” of the divine energy that reverberates throughout the cosmos. 353 more words

Astrology & Astronomy

Nada Yoga

The word Nada comes from the Sanskrit root – Nad. “Nad” means to flow. The etymological meaning of Nada is a process or a stream of consciousness. 170 more words

My Rules In Counseling

The pathway to understanding Advaita (Mandukya Upanishad note) – Part 2

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 ॥ 2,080 more words

Scriptural Verses And Stories

Existence of life doesn't depend on action but on its Existence itself

I tell you, if you see a person sitting next to you how you will feel, if you see a dog sitting next to you how you will feel, if you see a plant sitting next to you how you will feel, it is based on that, that, that is going to respond to you. 904 more words


Leaping Windows

All of us need silence at some point in time.  Nothing more or less than a pin drop silence.  Saints say that we move between three different levels of consciousness – waking, dreaming or deep dreamless sleep.  373 more words