Maha Shivratri (February 19th 2012) is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva on the 13th (or 14th) night of the Krishna paksha (dark half or waning phase) of the moon (night before Amavasya) in the month of Phalgun (Feb-March) by almost all sects within Hinduism. It is a day of fasting for all devotees of Lord Shiva and is one of the eight most significant days of fasting in the Hindu Calendar.
The full moon day in the month of May, also known as purnima or poornima marks Buddha Purnima. But this is no ordinary purnima, as it is observed worldwide as the day that Gautam Buddha achieved full enlightenment after years of meditation under the Bodhi tree.
An interview with a musical genius, native American Indian, spiritual seeker who is memorizing the entire Sama Veda and who has traveled to India in the past seeking spiritual guidance and peace. Find out what he knows that we are perhaps forgetting – the value of leading a spiritual life without ‘conversion’….
Meditation is growing to be one of the most popular ways of relaxation and experiencing inner peace in today’s hectic world. However, one of the most frequently asked question is – what is the best way to meditate?
O Parvati! This entire universe is made of five elements – water, air, earth, light and ether. Gayatri is present in each living being on this earth in the form of energy or shakti. It is these five elements that are manifested in the five faces of Gayatri. In the human body, these five elements have been called the five sheaths or layers under which our true being resides. These five sheaths or