Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Spiritual Readings

spiritual readings blog would explore certain facets of the puranas and characters from close quarters and also question certain well-ingrained conventional thinking. This is not a rebel column, but, like in the yore, here our plan is to bring out the truth, as we see it, through intense questioning. It may be correct, it may be wrong, but just give it a thought. That’s all.

Narada Muni – Scholar, Space Traveller and Positively Mischievous Saint

Though Narada Muni received the knowledge of Srimad Bhagavatham from his father Brahma, it was the Sanaka Munis who advised Narada on the procedure for saptaha (narration of Srimad Bhagavatham in seven days) and the fruits (divine benefits) thereof.

Chanakya says never fight with these 4 people..! Do you know why?

Chanakya said in his policy that he should never have a fight or dispute with these 4 people in his life. According to Acharya Chanakya, you know who we should not fight with 4 people..? If we fight with these 4 people,...

According to Acharya Chanakya how Parents can make their Children worthy..?

Acharya Chanakya has said very important things for parents in his Niti. By adopting these principles of Acharya Chanakya one can make his child a worthy child. According to Acharya Chanakya how parents can make their children worthy..? Do parents know how to take care...

4 Lessons from Chanakya Neeti for Dealing with Betrayal

Chanakya Neeti, a collection of aphorisms written by the Indian philosopher and statesman Chanakya, contains valuable advice on various aspects of life, from politics and economics to personal conduct and morality. One of the recurring themes in Chanakya Neeti is the importance...

Krishna’s departure and re-incarnation

Srimad Bhagavatam Mahatmyam, Chapter 3 Sloka 54: Sri Sootha said: When Sri Krishna decided to leave the earth for his abode, the Lord gave a philosophical discourse enshrined in Volume 11 (Ekadasa Skandam) of Srimad Bhagavatam to this favourite and ardent disciple...

What was Arjuna’s Moral Crisis between Duty and Kin in Bhagavad Gita?

The opening chapter of the Bhagavad Gita sets the stage for a profound and timeless discourse on duty, morality, and self-realization. Amidst the preparations for a dharmic war (righteous war), Arjuna, the valiant Pandava prince, experiences a crippling moral crisis. Doubts cloud...

The Purpose of Life’s Journey – II, What is Bhagavata Dharma?

The Purpose of Life's Journey – II, What is Bhagavata Dharma? In the last write-up we had discussed the sequence following a question posed by Vasudeva, father of Lord Krishna, to Narada Muni.  The question was: What is Bhagavata Dharma? Narada Muni in turn recalled that...

Are You Dealing With the Law of Karma?

Do good deeds really influence your destiny? According to karmic law, yes. A bit like Newton's law, which says that what goes up comes down, the law of karma obeys the same principle. Everything you need...

The Secret Mantra For Moksha – Sri Krishna

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 8: Suthovacha, preetihi Shounaka. Translation: Sutha is extremely pleased at the quality of questions and doubts. He says: Oh Shaunaka! Your mind is filled with inquisitiveness to listen to stories. Since the essence...

What Chanakya says about the Power of Education

Acharya Chanakya, also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, a renowned philosopher and economist in ancient India, is known for his wisdom and practical teachings. Among his notable works, "Chanakya Neeti" offers invaluable insights into various aspects of life. In this article, we...
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