With the arrival of festive season, the whole country is immersed with the sacred feelings of faith and devotion for Maa Durga. This Navratri starts from 13th October 2015 to 22nd October 2015, which is basically as per Hindu Calender a period starting from Pratipada (First day) of brighter fortnight in Ashwin Maas (Month). The Navratri Season comes four times as per Hindu Scriptures, out of which current Navratri also called Sharadiya Navratri (as it commences in the beginning of the Sharad Ritu (Winter Season) ), is of great importance. The way it is celebrated across all part of India in remarkable. You know this is the specialty of the land of festivals and saints, where every festival is celebrated with the zeal and enthusiasm which is apparent not only inside the hearts but also on the streets.
Meditation is a subject of universal interest. It is practiced in different forms across all traditions and serve as a source of inspiration to the spiritual seekers all over the world. It is considered to be the best way to control mind and use its infinite powers to get not only the worldly objects but also to realize Supreme Divine within ourselves. This will be the first Post in the series of Meditation introducing its basic insights and then later we will try to unfold the topic as much as possible in the subsequent posts.Continue reading
In India science and religion are never considered two separate things. All Indian Scriptures talks about science and spirituality at the same platform and these two are never compartmentalized. It is because of this reason we can see that Vedas are not just the Instruction Manuals for Spiritual Practices, but also a vast sea of knowledge pertaining to different fields of science and advance technology.
Failures in life often disappoint us and weaken our belief in self. In the beginning we start to undertake our journey with full zeal and enthusiasm and resort to face all the obstacles in the way to success with a positive outlook.
We promise ourselves that hardships of life will not be the hindrance to our goals and there will not be any shortfall in our efforts to achieve long term and short term goals of our life. With all our ambitions and aspirations, when we face failure at the very first place, it is like all our dreams are broken and lost forever, and inspite of all our efforts to recover from that sudden setback, we feel that negative forces originating from our emotions, are driving us in the entirely opposite direction and are not allowing us to arise and try again to reconstruct our dreams. People many times looking at the intensity of these forces, consider failure as their fate and do not have the courage to come out of their dispassion. Continue reading
It is said that everything is fixed and decided before hand in this world. The law of Karma do not allow us to get more than what is destined for us because of our previous deeds (Karma). There is no error in the programming of Supreme Divine which has got the system to maintain all the records of deeds (karma) for every body and accordingly one’s fate is decided. Now this very concept many times misguide us by giving birth to a debate that if everything is pre decided , then why one should take an effort to change his destiny, Why one should follow the path of Karma Yoga, if verdict of fate cannot be altered as per same law of karma?Continue reading