Monthly Archives: March 2013

Why Lord Ganesha is Worshiped First?

Interesting question, right? Let us explore the answers from different view points. 1. The Vedic Perspective: It all begins with Lord Ganesha! The Scripture Ganapati Upanishat Says: Avirbhutancha sristyadau prakriteh purushaat param | Lord Ganesha appears even before the creation … Continue reading

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New Age Yoga Vs. Traditional Yoga: A Funny Story – Part 2

…You have read thus far: Chanchal and Nischal were discussing on a new age yoga called Chilli Yoga.  Nischal’s last comment is repeated here to ensure continuity. Have fun! Nischal: “Traditionally, yoga is taught by masters to qualified disciples  to … Continue reading

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New Age Yoga Vs. Traditional Yoga: A Funny Story – Part 1

Folks, Do you guys need some change from reading abstract theories and concepts? I know you would say yes. So, let us take a short break to have some fun and laughs! 🙂 It is story time now. Be all … Continue reading

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Vagarthaviva, a Magical Verse from the Great Poet Kalidasa: One Prayer, 25 Meanings – Part 3

In the earlier post, we discussed on various deities and the goals addressed in the mystical verse by the great poet Shri Kalidasa. Let us recapitulate them before we move further. Deities addressed: Mother Shridevi(Parvathi) and Lord Shiva Ardhanarishwara(Half Lord … Continue reading

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Vagarthaviva, a Magical Verse from the Great Poet Kalidasa: One Prayer, 25 Meanings – Part 2

We understood from the earlier post, the greatest Sanskrit poet Kalidasa wrote a magical first verse in his epic Raghuvamsha. We also learned thatShri Kalidasa prays Shri Devi and Lord Shiva in that mystical sloka(verse). Before we  understand various meanings, let us … Continue reading

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Vagarthaviva, a Magical Verse from the Great Poet Kalidasa: One Prayer, 25 Meanings – Part 1

How many deities can we pray in a single verse(sloka)? May be two or three. How many meanings you came across for a verse? May be four or five? OK. But this magical sloka(verse) can address two to six deities … Continue reading

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