‘Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds’ – the Bhagavad Gita explained
In our Guide to the Classics series, experts explain key works of literature.
The life and words of Shirdi Sai Baba could prove to be an inspiration to those seeking to rebuild the bridges between followers of both faiths.
The New Testament records the Transfiguration of Jesus, and he is attended by the Prophets Moses and Elijah. This event is celebrated in the Post-Reformation Churches with prayer and thanksgiving. Was this a vision of the Paramjyothi, that light which is the light of the Formless Absolute? Or was this a vision of that light referred to in the Nicene Creed, Light from Light? In this article, we explore the meaning of the Transfiguration of Jesus.
World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration which is held every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 120 countries. This event is supported by the World Health Organisation, UNICEF and many Ministries of Health and civil society partners.
In this post, we take a look at an event where the divine self-disclosure occurred in Uravakonda. We look at this story from the point of view of his Mother (Easwaramma) and his brother (Seshama Raju). This story concerns the events in Uravakonda immediately after the young Sathyanarayana Raju threw his books down, sat in the home and did not eat nor drink for three days.
During our many lives, we have lived principally under the control of the ego. Our thoughts, words and deeds have been motivated by our ego to satisfy its desires and its need to control our lives. The ego dominated our consciousness and thus prevented our Higher Consciousness from guiding us on our path through life.
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo (formerly Vicky MacKenzie of Cave in the Snow) has written a new book with Teachings on Practical Buddhism.
Even if you’ve never been to a Jewish wedding, you may have heard of (or seen in movies) the well-known rituals of breaking the glass and dancing the hora.Here, we bring you more about these and other rituals that may be incorporated into the ceremony and celebration that unites two individuals in marriage in the Jewish religion.
Ramakrishna Paramahansa was a great 19th century Hindu mystic. Born 1836 in Kamarpukar, Bengal, he passed over in Dakshineshwara in 1886. Ramakrishna’s personal experience revealed to him the unity of all spiritual paths.
Norfolk Island: On this ancient rock in the South Pacific, a Lemurian Crystalline City of Light, a group of Guardians gathered. The potent dynamic of earth light Guardians together fulfilled our collective human destiny was coded within us as part of our soul’s contract. The actions of the Guardians strengthened the network of light all over the Earth to open portals which elevated energies of light and brought forward the return of the Lemurian Energy.
At the end of the Cosmic Consciousness Conference, there was a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse. It was a bit late in the night, eclipse maximum was at 4:22am in the morning, Norfolk Island time (GMT+11). The effect of this eclipse was to empower and drive the energy of the 555 Lemurian Gateway Activation – stronger and more energetic – into our future, beyond the Chaotic Nodes.
“The ancient symbol from Lemuria, show a pair of triangles – crossed and interwoven in the centre of two outer circles … The two triangles are enclosed within an outer circle which leaves twelve divisions between the circles. The central symbol of a smaller circle is the monotheistic symbol of the Deity; the triangles of heaven and the outer circle; the Universe. (Jalarm)
Ganga Saptami, the birthday of the Vedic goddess Sri Mata Ganga-ji, will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 26 in North and South America, and on Thursday April 27 in India and the rest of the world. This event is also called Ganga Jayanti. Every year, Sri Mata Ganga-ji is worshiped at noon on the seventh day of the waxing Moon (saptami tithi) in the Vaisakha month (which is the Vedic lunar month that extends from April 20 to May 20). Offerings and charity are also provided on this day.
The Indian Himalayas is a hub for spiritual seekers and religious practitioners, attracting a plethora of religious figures over time. The region has been a melting pot of diverse religious traditions for centuries.
A presentation of the Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga to balance all the layers of life so that your body, mind, heart, intellect and spirit flow in harmony.