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Oneness of Lakshmi and Parvati – Esoteric Meaning of Sarvamangala Sloka

Hari Om! Namaste!! As we discussed while exposing the meaning of the word Shridevi, Lakshmi and Parvati are basically one and the same. They are the powers of Great Mother Durga. This is clearly recorded in the following interesting sloka … Continue reading

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Lord Shiva in Deep Meditation: Whom does he Meditate upon?

Lord Shiva is the Ultimate Reality. He is both Yogeshwara(Supreme deity of all yoga paths) and Yogishwara, i.e. the Master and teacher of all Great yogis(yoga practitioners/Masters). So, we all meditate on him. In Kundalini Yoga, we  merge with Lord Shiva … Continue reading

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Shridevi – Who is She?

The divine language Sanskrit is really enchanting. Sanskrit words have immense power. They are like mantras themselves. If we probe, every Sanskrit word is a seed to give us a big banyan tree of meanings!  Shridevi is a Sanskrit word with … 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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