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.

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...

What is Chanakya neeti to identify the right friend?

According to Chanakya, it is always better to know a person about little bit before we want to make friendship. According to Chanakya, how do we identify the right friend? How do we know whether our friends are good or bad? Don't...

Garuda Purana’s Guide to Gaining Fame and Respect in Society

The Garuda Purana, a part of the Vishnu Purana, is an ancient Hindu text that provides information on various aspects of life, including death and rebirth. It is recited when a family member dies and is believed to offer salvation to the...

Bhagavad Gita: Lord Krishna’s Teachings on Building Strong Relationships

The Bhagavad Gita, an ancient and profound book, provides valuable insights into various aspects of life. Among its teachings, Lord Krishna imparts wisdom on nurturing healthy relationships. Relationships can be complex, and loved ones often inadvertently cause us pain. Lord Krishna offers...

Chanakya Neeti: 3 Tips for Accomplishing Any Task with Ease

In his renowned work, Chanakya Neeti, the ancient Indian philosopher and scholar Chanakya offers valuable insights on completing tasks effectively. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, we find ourselves unable to finish a task or leave it incomplete. However, Chanakya provides three simple...

Fountainhead of Bhakti & Moksha

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 13: Shukam natuvam. Translation: The Devas, who are known to do things that please themselves, offered Amruth from the kalasha (pot) to Sri Sukha and in return wanted the Amruth called Srimad Bhagavatam

Despair not, Sri Hari is the sole refuge

Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 70: Vipraiar...In pursuit of transient wealth, Brahmins are going from house to house trying to narrate Srimad Bhagavatham. Due to this attitude, the essence of the holy book is lost.

Srimad Bhagavata Mahatmyam Chapter 3 Slokas 10- 22

Suthaouvacha..Sutha said: After this conversation, Sanat Kumaras and Narada Muni left from Badari Ashram to Haridwar with the sole intention to part-take in the Srimad Bhagavata yagna.

Chanakya Niti: Acharya Chanakya Described Anger as Fire and Lust as Disease

Chanakya Niti: The important points related to life have been pointed out in Niti Shastra written by Acharya Chanakya. Along with this, he has also told through his experience that how a man can face the difficult situations of life and what...
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