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Be Good To Yourself

You will remain with yourself for the whole life Treat yourself as you treat other people. Do not be so hard on yourself. Chances are you wouldnot tell others that theyare fat, ugly, lazy, dense, un-needed, and so forth Know More

Get A Reality Check

you mean that it makes them recognize the truth about a situation, especially about the difficulties involved in something they want to achieve. A lot of individuals these days have elevated amounts of tension. Life is too short to be distressful and unhappy day in and day out. As luck would have it, have some ideas to help out. Know More

On Some Difficulties of the Inner Life

EVERY one who sets himself in earnest to the living of the Inner Life encounters certain obstacles at the very beginning of the pathway thereto, obstacles which repeat themselves in the experience of each, having their basis in the common nature of men. Know More

Enjoy Exercise

The advantages of exercise are undeniable. It step-ups circulation, flexibility and staying power. Exercise helps to determine mood, weight and sleep and is a central component to living a lively life. A few individuals are lucky enough to have a natural joy for exercise. For everybody else, exercise is a joy worth cultivating. Know More

Spiritual Life for the Man of the World

THE Rev. R. J. Campbell, M.A., who presided, said : In introducing the lecturer to a City Temple audience it is not my desire to indulge in personalities which might be embanassing to her, but I feel it is due to ourselves to say that we recognise in Mrs. Besant one of the greatest moral forces of the day. Know More

Use Natural Cleaning Products

Save income, assist the environment and keep your home safe and health by cleansing with homemade, nontoxic cleansing products. You likely already have many of the components in your kitchen or laundry room. These homemade cleansers work as well as commercial products bearing adverse chemicals and toxins, but you might need to implement more exertion. Know More

Use More Herbs

The phthisis of herbs and spices has been discovered to have a lot of favorable effects on the health of the human body. To acquire the advantages of these herbs, most of these studies show that the test subjects only had around a teaspoon of the herb a day. This may be easily duplicated at home under the supervision of a physician. Know More

Detox

Detoxification and cleaning of the body is a crucial process to keep our bodies fit and full of energy. In todays cosmos, our bodies are deluged chemically and pollutants that harm our bodies. Its crucial to detoxify our bodies and remove the pollutants in the rawest way available. Bring your body back into optimal health naturally Know More

Eating Healthy

Your health and weight is decided by your eating habits. Let me begin by stating that health is recession-proof. Regardless how rich or poor you are, your health has been, is and will forever be the most crucial part of your life. You do not have to be affluent to be healthy Know More

Spiritual Thinkings

When youre able to have positive thoughts regardless what is going on – when you are able to see the higher power in all individuals and in all situations – you are well on your way to spiritual health. Know More

SHIVA (HIS EVOLUTION)

Lord Shiva is to all men all things. His universality and adaptability have preserved His place in the hearts of men for millennia. The elemental Lord of the Wind, He personified the cataclysmic forces of nature and was the Lord of Destruction. Know More

SHIVA (HIS FESTIVALS)

The origin of Shiva Ratri, the night of Lord Shiva, is related in a fable. In ancient times near the City of Light, Varanasi, there lived a violent and cruel hunter. Whilst hunting in the woods one day, he killed so many birds that he had trouble carrying them all home. He grew tired from the weight of his catch and was frequently forced to stop and rest. Know More

Words of Spiritual Encouragement

Studying and listening to spiritual sayings from enlightened people may help you keep your focus steady and your belief strong. Know More

Get Rid Of Your Bad Habits

Your health and weight is decided by your eating habits.If you ask individuals what's the significance of habit, many will give bad habits the difficult press, and say they're negative processes that individuals do again and again, like smoking, gambling, over eating, and procrastination. Know More

Mindfulness Exercises

Mindfulness is an astounding tool for stress management and overall wellness as it may be used at virtually any time and may quickly bring lasting results. The following mindfulness exercises are easy and convenient, and may lead you to a deeper experience of mindfulness in your daily life. Know More

KATHA UPANISHAD THE PATH TO SHIVA

Yoga means union of man with his Higher Self. It is an ancient discipline that can be traced back as far as the third century B.C., when the forest dwelling ascetics broke away from the traditional material values of society, and sought to free them selves from the chains of karma. Know More

SHIVA, KARMA AND LIBERATION

As a man’s desire is, so is his destiny. For as his desire is, so is his will, and as his will is, so is his deed, and as his deed is, so is his reward, whether good or bad.” Know More

SHIVA AND DEATH

Through His destruction, Shiva claims and regenerates life,death is His dominion. In a world dominated by a distorted vision of reality the thought of death and its consequences can be extremely disturbing. The direct experience of parting from all that one loves and cherishes and entering a completely different state of consciousness, is confusing and even frightening. Know More

‘SHIVA’S CITY OF LIGHT

Varanasi, built along the banks of the holy River Ganges, is the earthly dwelling place of Lord Shiva. Called Banares by the British, it was originally known as Kasi, the City of Light,and is said to be the oldest existing city on earth. Know More

Towards Mental Purity

There are a number of simple rites the performance of which will free you from inner impurities. From generation to generation our forefathers performed them and earned happiness and contentment. We must follow in their footsteps. We do not have to go in search of any new way of life, any new doctrine or belief. Know More

Gita Jayanti - The origin day of Shrimad Bhagwat Gita

Gita Jayanti is the birth anniversary of "Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta". According to the Hindu Panchang, Gita Jayanti is celebrated on Margashirsha Shukla Ekadashi. Gita Jayanti is also called Mokshada Ekadashi. Know More

Making all Creatures Happy

In the past, apart from these, our ancestors did puja to the gods, fed guests and performed vaisvadeva which rite is meant for all creatures. You must have some idea of these rites even if you do not perform them. I will speak to you about vaisvadeva. Know More

Puja

Every family must perform puja to Isvara. Those who find it convenient to do so may conduct elaborate types of puja after receiving proper initiation into them. Others need perform only a brief puja, not lasting more than ten minutes or so. Office goers must offer at least this brief worship. The sacred bell must ring in every home. Know More

Truthfulness

Truthfulness means mind and speech being well integrated. The wise say that speech being at variance with the mind is untruthfulness. Know More

FAITH, DEVOTION AND RESIGNATION

A MILK-MAID used to supply milk to a Brahmin priest living on the other side of a river. Owing to the irregularities of the boat service, she could not supply him milk punctually every day. Once, being rebuked for her coming late, the poor woman said, "What can I do ? I start early from my house, but have to wait for a long time at the riverbank for the boatman and the passengers. Know More

SHIVA (HIS HOLY RIVER MOTHER GANGA)

The River Ganges, more than all other rivers, has inspired the hearts of the Indian population through the Ages. The uncounted millions who have prayed on her banks and bathed in her waters from the source to the sea, tell the colourful story of India’s spiritual quest. Know More

How to Control the Mind

What is the obstacle to one-pointed meditation.The answer is the unstill mind. All problems are caused by the mind, by the desires arising in it. It is not easy to control the mind and keep it away effectively from desire. If we ask the mind to think of an object, it seems to obey us for a moment, but soon it takes its own course, wandering off. When I speak to you about meditation and tranquillity, for a moment your mind will perhaps become still and you will be happy. Know More

SHIVA (HIS WORSHIP)

Religion is an integral part of daily life in the Indian subcontinent, there is hardly a separation between worship and worldly affairs. People bow to sacred cows blocking the road, they pause to ring a temple bell while walking through the marketplace, offering coins to a beggar, and flowers to a shrine. Know More

THE ORDEAL OF SITA

RaMA’S whole heart was filled with the longing to see Sita, and renew once more the life-sweetness which had been broken that morning when he left her to catch the golden deer. Yet he was no mere mortal, full of blind impulse, a prey to the chance-born desires of the passing moment. He foresaw that if their reunion was to be secure, it must take place in public and must be accompanied by some proof of his wife's honour and devotion which could never be shaken in the popular mind. Know More

GLORY OF TRUTH

There was a truthful king whose mind was given to piety. If any common man who brought to his capital cereals, textile goods or any other commodity for sale failed to dispose of them by sunset, the king used to buy them. Such was the unfailing vow undertaken by the king for the public weal. Immediately after the sunset the king's servants went round the city and if they found anyone sitting with some saleable commodity they made inquiries of him, and after paying a price to his satisfaction would purchase the whole stock. In order to put to a test the love for truth of that truthful monarch, on a certain day, Dharma (the god of piety) himself appeared in his capital in the guise of a Brahmin, carrying with him a box containing useless household articles fit for throwing away as rubbish, and sat down in the bazaar as a vendor. But who was going to buy rubbish ? When the evening shades fell, the king's men went about the city on their usual round. Know More

Karma is the Starting Point of Yoga

Karma yoga, also called Karma marga, is one of the three spiritual paths in Hinduism.People usually think that yoga means no more than controlling the breath and sitting stone-like Know More

SHIVA (HIS SYMBOLS)

Many symbols have come to be associated with Lord Shiva and although their origins are obscured by time, their meanings are as true and vibrant as ever. Know More

SHIVA (HIS VEHICLE)

Each member of the Trinity has an animal who acts as his vehicle. Shiva’s mount is the beautiful milky white bull, Nandi, who is enormous with powerful red-tipped horns and large, loving eyes. Know More

SHIVA (HIS SONS)

Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, is the son of Shiva and Parvati. One of the most beloved deities in the Hindu pantheon is the elephant-headed god Ganesh, who is worshipped first in all Hindu rituals, as he is the harbinger of good fortune and the lord of wisdom. There is a popular story describing how he came to have an elephant’s head on a plump human body. Know More

SHIVA (HIS CONSORT)

Although Shiva is worshipped as the ruler of the three worlds and the strongest of the gods, His power, or Shakti, is represented by his wife or consort. Together they fulfill a parental role, ministering to the needs of mankind. Know More

Meditation Techniques

Meditation is a practice of finding balance between effort and surrender; balancing the will power to sustain concentration and detachment from distraction to remain in the heightened state of awareness, and the ability to relax, surrender and let go of all expectations and desires. There are many simple techniques for meditation to bring the mind into focus, returning it to stillness; Slow and steady Pranayama can always be engaged to refresh and revitalize the mind if it’s feeling tired, fatigued or unfocused. Here are a few examples of meditation techniques: Know More

Pranayama – Art of Breathing

Pranayama is the extension of life force energy in the body, which supports health and longevity. Pranayama is the breathing practice of yoga and is the disciplining of our life force energy (prana), to remove blockages within our physical and energetic system, to clear illness and pain and ignite the spine to help regulate the nervous systems, so that we may achieve higher states of consciousness and awareness. Know More

The Practice: Basic Alignment Guidelines

Guidelines for Practice from Patanjali’s yoga Sutras: Shrtire Sukham Asanam Asana (posture, seated position, physical practice) is steady (strong; steady, stable, motionless) and comfortable (ease filled, happy, light, relaxed). Performed with willingness as well as acceptance. Firm as well as pleasant. Strong as well as relaxed. Maintained with effort as well as ease. Focus on the Breath. Know More

The Practice: Sun Salutations

Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskar, is a specific sequence of 12 or so poses linked in a series to lengthen and strengthen, flex and extend the spine and many of the main muscles of the body while distributing the prana flow throughout the body’s systems. Sun salutations mobilize the spine in all directions strengthening hundreds of muscles, stretching and enhancing flexibility of the entire body, increasing the respiratory capacity of the lungs, rhythmically stimulating and relaxing the nervous system, eliminating a lot of stress and leaving us feeling more vibrant and healthy! Sun Salutations can be taken as a complete asana practice in and of itself and is an excellent starting point for creating your own home practice. Home Practice Tip: Use the sun salutations as a template from which to be creative and build your own home practice according to your body’s needs. Know More

SHIVA(HIS MANIFESTATIONS)

As an ascetic, Shiva has overcome the joys and sorrows of this finite world. Eternally youthful, He is of pale blue complexion, possessing a face so exquisitely beautiful that He appears both male and female. His long matted hair is worn in a massive topknot from which Mother Ganges flows down as the sacred river of India. Know More

Karmayoga

Arjuna asks [Krsna] whether it is not a sin to wage war and slay friends and relatives in battle. It seems to us a natural and reasonable question.Sri Krsna Paramatman gives an answer in the Bhagvadgita. An action that outwardly seems to be bad and cruel need not necessarily be sinful. Acts that apparently cause pain to others may have to be committed for the good of the world and there is no sin in them. Know More

Strength of Unity

The temple strengthened this faith and the sense of unity, the temple which belongs to the whole village or town and which is situated at its centre. People had the feeling of togetherness in the presence of Isvara as his children. In festival all jatis took part contributing to their success in various ways. Know More

The Chakras

The belief that everything in ones body on a subtle level has a series of energy field or center of consciousness. In traditional Tantric teachings these fields are called Chakras. These chakras are along or just in front of the back bone although they may be expressed at external points in the body. Know More

Yoga

Yoga is the practice of traditional physical and mental disciplines associated with Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It is believed to date back to 900 BCE among figures found in classic Yoga poses. Know More

(SHIVA )IN THE BEGINNING

Thousands of years ago, as history dawned in the distant Himalayas, there lived a few renun- ciants seeking to understand the mysteries of life. Aware of the transitory nature of existence, they sought lasting fulfillment by emulating their God, Rudra, Lord of the Wind,whose abode upon the summit of Mount Kailash, now in Tibet, has been sacred to Hindus throughout the ages. Know More

Shamanism

Shamanism is a range of beliefs or practices that involve communication with the spirit world. The Shaman is known as the practitioner of said craft. The Shaman is able to . Treat illness and serve as healers. Know More

(SHIVA)THE BACKGROUND

The earliest evidence of the origin of Lord Shiva came from the excavation of two ancient cities of the Indus civilization, Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa, which flourished between 2,000-3,000 years B.C. A large number of terra-cotta seals and statuettes were discovered in the region, providing a wealth of insight into the religious beliefs of the area. Know More

The Practice: Asana Hatha

Yoga (Ha = sun , tha= moon) is an umbrella term for the systems of physical postures that our culture today has come to associate the term Yoga. It is the path of bodily discipline, whose highest purpose is to purify the body to give one awareness and control over the internal states, rendering the body/mind fit for meditation. The physical practice of yoga is called asana – physical postures linked with breath and movement to build internal heat, called tapas. Know More

History of Spiritual Healing

The traditional Medicine Man, or Woman, as the case often was, watched the goings on in their environment. They observed the animal life, birds, climate, and other actions or changes to determine whether the future would be successful or difficult. Know More

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