BhagavadGita’s Solution for Dealing with Envy

Envy is a negative feeling or emotion that one could experience over something he / she doesn't have. It could be about a material possession like a house / vehicle / money. Envy (Matsarya in Samskrita) is also considered to be one of the Six Enemies of the mind. This has increased even more with … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Solution for Dealing with Envy

Foundational Hymns

An article written by our respected co-blogger, Sri. RamaMurthy took me down the memory lane when I was learning a set of basic hymns. So, here's an account of my experience before getting onto Sri. RamaMurthy's blog section. Irrespective of the religion or geographical region, if our family is theist or believes in the Divine … Continue reading Foundational Hymns

The Power of Prayer

The dictionary meaning of Prayer is a form of communication with the God / Divine / an Invisible Force and is done either to request something or to seek solace or to say thanks. Most of us in the world, irrespective of the geographical location or faith / belief systems have the practice of prayer … Continue reading The Power of Prayer

BhagavadGita, the Life Guide and My Spiritual Guru

Happy Monday, Everybody! This blog post is on Srimad BhagavadGita, the ultimate guide of Life and is dedicated to my Spiritual Guru, respected Sreeparna Roy Didi. She is one of the respected Gurus who teaches at S-VYASA. I came into her contact (or I should say it was the divine force that connected me with … Continue reading BhagavadGita, the Life Guide and My Spiritual Guru

Quotients of Life

Happy weekend, Folks. An interesting write-up on the topic, types of intelligence that I received in one of my WhatsApp groups inspired me to this blog-post.  When we hear the word, Quotient, Intelligence Quotient / IQ is probably the first word that we think of. Next would be Emotional Quotient (EQ) / Emotional Intelligence (EI), … Continue reading Quotients of Life

MahaShivaratri, the Great Night of Lord Shiva (Author: RamaMurthy)

ॐ नमः शिवाय || On this auspicious day of MahaShivaratri, we present you with this blog article on the significance of this festival. A few Wikipedia and YouTube links are given below for those interested in learning more about the festival and the powerful, energizing hymns of Lord Shiva: MahaShivaratri ಶಿವ ಮಾನಸ ಪೂಜೆ (Shiva Manassas … Continue reading MahaShivaratri, the Great Night of Lord Shiva (Author: RamaMurthy)

Karma Siddhanta, the Law of Karma (Author: RamaMurthy)

This blog is written by Sri. RamaMurthy. A quick preface before getting to the actual article: 'Karma' is a Samskritha word that means action. It encompasses our thoughts, words, actions, and also others' actions done under our instructions / influence. There are 12 laws of Karma: This implies everything we do created a corresponding energy … Continue reading Karma Siddhanta, the Law of Karma (Author: RamaMurthy)

Sri Rama Navami (Birthday of Lord Rama)

Today (9th day of Chaitra Masa, Shukla Paksha in Hindu Calendar or Panchanga) is celebrated as the birthday of God Sri Rama. SriRama is considered as an incarnation / avatar of Lord Vishnu (the preserver in the Brahma-Vishnu-Maheshwara Trinity). His birth was to preserve peace and prosperity and restore Dharma by freeing the world from … Continue reading Sri Rama Navami (Birthday of Lord Rama)

Monotheism and Polytheism (Author: RamaMurthy)

In the following article, the author explores the logic behind single and multiple Gods in the Hindu religion. It is in Kannada language. ಅವತ್ತು ನಮ್ಮ ಹರಟೆ ಮಧ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ, ನಮ್ಮ ಚಿದಂಬರ ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲಿ ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ದೇವತೆಗಳಿದ್ದಾರಲ್ಲಾ, ಯಾವ್ಯಾವ ದೇವರನ್ನಾ ಅಂತ ಪೂಜೆ ಮಾಡ್ತೀರಾ , ಅಲ್ದೇ ಒಂದೊಂದ್ ಹಬ್ಬಕ್ಕೆ ಒಂದೊಂದ್ ದೇವ್ರು ಅಂದ. ನಮ್ಮಮ್ಮ, ಅದು ಹಾಗಲ್ವೋ ಮುಖ್ಯವಾಗಿ ತ್ರಿಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳು - ಬ್ರಹ್ಮ, ವಿಷ್ಣು, ಮಹೇಶ್ವರ. ಸೃಷ್ಟಿ, ಸ್ಥಿತಿ, … Continue reading Monotheism and Polytheism (Author: RamaMurthy)