Kshatriya mindset which embodies traits of courage, responsibility & a sense of justice is much needed in today’s world to protect our values – sadhana and dharma to make our world a better one
Relevance of Kshatriya mindset needs more application today than ever as it values honor, service to humanity, courage & protection of the weak that is ultimately needed for creating a peaceful society
In a most insightful portrayal of Gandhari, Aditi Banerjee elevates her from being a mere symbol of a blindfolded woman to an unconventional heroine of great strength that even the mighty Krishna wasn’t immune to The Curse Of Gandhari
Author fondly recounts her pilgrimage to Tibet wherein more than the majestic monasteries & breathtaking mountain passes she drew inspiration & mindfulness from moments of everyday silence
Rama’s life is meant to exemplify that of Maryada Purushottom as he is the best among men who scrupulously observed & honoured the relevant ethics, customs and mores of society in which he lived
Although he is one of the most exalted figures of Hinduism, yet we find Rama maligned today & it is high time we start rediscovering his glories & the manifold reasons why he is MaryadaPurushottom
During these nine days and nine nights, Ma Durga is worshiped for the first three days, then Ma Lakshmi for the fourth through sixth days and finally Ma Saraswati for the last three days.
How can one describe the love of Radha and Krishna – how can one even conceive of it?
Philosophy is no substitute for practice – #Dharma is sustained on fuel of tapobala (power born of penance) & we are a people of temple builders and worshippers whose dearest festivals are tied with our devas.
Many may know the main contours of Ramayana, but in reading the original, we glean so many little gems with wonderful moral lessons woven into the story for us to imbibe & inculcate.
The #Mahabharata is all about wheels within wheels in terms of lessons to be learned as to how to live an ethical and principled life under complex circumstances—not too different from the complexity of life situations that many of us face.
Vijaya Ekadasi, Sri Krishna once explained the glories of this particular Ekadasi to Yudhishthira, “O, Yudhishthira, anyone who reads or hears this story will attain the same great merit as that which is earned by performing a horse sacrifice.”
Entrance of devotees through northern gate of SriNarayan temples on Vaikuntha Ekadasi bestows on them entrance to Vaikuntha at the end of earthly life.
In the Skanda Purana, Brahma has a dialogue with Narada Muni, on the glories of Utthana Ekadasi, which is also known as Haribodhini Ekadasi, Papaharini Ekadasi, and Prabhodini Ekadasi.
Today is Ramaa Ekadasi, the Ekadasi that occurs during the Krishna paksha (waning phase of the lunar cycle) of Kartika masa.