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Twelve Names of the Sun


Recently I was reading a poem by Swami Ramalingam, a famous Tamil saint who left Earth in a light body in 1874. He is famous for sharing a mantra given directly to him by Shiva, archetype of dissolution, for dissolving the physical body into light: Arut Perum […]

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Smashing 108 Coconuts: Destiny Changing Spiritual Technology


Recently I went to a temple in Tamil Nadu (state in southern India) with some friends. We each wanted to smash 108 coconuts on a 14th Moon phase day (Chaturdasi tithi). Every 14th Moon phase day is a good time for invoking Ganesha’s blessings through the smashing […]

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Omen to Revive Cow Pooja


March, 2017, a young male calf was found abandoned in the neighborhood of a guesthouse I was staying at in Chennai. Having a male calf show up for Spring Equinox was considered a good omen as Nandi the divine bull is said to bring water. I wrote […]

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Vasant Navratri is the Nine Nights of Spring which falls in the month of Chaitra. Divine Mother, Adi Parashakti manifests herself as Mother Nature providing vegetation, nourishment, shelter, protection to all creatures, bringing rejuvenation to life on Earth. Mother’s grace and inherit beauty is apparent in spring […]

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10 Things To Donate On Akshaya Tritiya


Day of Abundance – Akshaya Tritiya 2017 Akshaya means unlimited or inexhaustible – which never deteriorates. It is considered the most auspicious day to start a new venture. Vedic Astrologers say that this day is free from all malefic effects and any auspicious activities like buying gold, […]

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Astrology of a Chef: Maya Kaimal Cooks Fresh Flavors From Kerala


Maya Kaimal is an American-born author who won a Julia Child Award for Best First Book for her first cookbook titled Curried Favors: Family Recipes from South India. She has also become a successful online entrepreneur with a product line of sauces, snacks, cookbooks and t-shirts, all […]

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How to Strengthen Your Soul’s DNA with Ancestors for an Improved Life


The Mahalaya Paksha that falls during the Tamil month of Purattasi (the Sanskrit month of Bhadrapada) begins on September 17 through October 1, 2016. The dark lunar phase of this month is called Pitru Paksha and this fortnight is considered auspicious for chanting mantras, making prayers and […]

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Unlocking the Secrets Behind Krishna’s Intimate Devotee, Tulsi Devi


Tulsi, or holy basil, is a herb revered for spiritual and medicinal qualities. It signifies the traits of devotion and love in women, and is the only herb worshiped as a devi, or goddess. Many sacred texts regard her as divine, and spiritual leaders revere her as […]

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Divine Secrets of Vishnu’s Power Weapon


“O ye who wish to gain realization of the Supreme Truth , utter the name of “Vishnu” at least once in the steadfast faith that it will lead you to such realization.” – Rig Veda, V.I.15b.3 The ancient text of the Bhavishya Purana predicted the preeminence of […]

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Mario Molina: Curious, Patient Scientist


Dr. Mario Molina was the first Mexican-born person to receive a Nobel Prize in chemistry. He received the award (along with two others) in 1995 while working as a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was honored for his contributions in discovering and explaining the […]

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How the 12 Powers of Ganesha Can Remove your Obstacles and Harmonize Your Life


In recent times, Ganesha is perhaps the most widely worshipped God of the Hindu pantheon. The day of the year when he is most widely worshipped is on the fourth Moon phase of Tamil month of Avani (August- September), also known as Ganesha Chaturthi. This year it […]

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Rediscover Love on Janmashtami


This year Lord Krishna’s birthday, known as Janmashtami, falls on August 25, 2016. When Krishna took birth, the entire world is said to have vibrated with auspiciousness, beauty, and peace. Saints, Brahmanas, Siddhas, and the tribes of heavenly beings called Kinnaras and Gandharvas experienced a sudden bliss […]

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