10 Most Popular Articles of 2013

Below are this Blog’s 10 most popular articles in the 2013 calendar year (in terms of viewer hits): 1. The Three Ways to Liberation – Successes & Unintended Consequences? – August 21, 2010 2. Concept of Sa-Gun & Sa-Aaakaar – May 6, 2010 3. Ganesh Utsav 2012 – September 22, 2012 4. Why is Santi-Mantra from the Isa-UpaNiSad Recited […]

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10 Most Popular Articles of Q3 2013

Below are this Blog’s 10 most popular articles in the third quarter of 2013 (in terms of viewer hits): 1. Why is Santi-Mantra from the Isa-UpaNiSad Recited at every Pooja? – December 17, 2011 2. The Three Ways to Liberation – Successes & Unintended Consequences? – August 21, 2010 3. Reflections on the Bhagwat-Geeta – Chapter II – […]

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A Story from the Past – 14 – Jagannath Pandit, Lokmanya Tilak & British Rule

Jagannath Pandit was probably the last great scholar in the tradition of great Sanskrut scholars of the past. By ‘great’ we don’t just mean best of a period or of his time, but someone who leaves such a mark that his works are read avidly centuries after his life. Not many people know of Jagannath […]

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10 Most Popular Articles in the 1st Quarter of 2012

Below are this Blog’s 10 most popular articles in the first quarter of 2012 (in terms of viewer hits): 1. A Story from the Past – 13 – Nachiketas & Yam – October 15, 2011 2. Why is Santi-Mantra from the Isa-UpaNiSad Recited at every Pooja? – December 17, 2011 3. Reflections on the Bhagwat-Geeta – Chapter II – […]

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Best Wishes for Ram Navmi, 2011 – Listen to Ram Raksha

Tomorrow, April 12, 2011, is Ram Navmi, the festival that marks the birth of Bhagwan Shree Ram. We thought we would celebrate it by bringing the great poem Ram Raksha to our Readers. This was composed by a saint named Budha Koushik. It is a wonderful poem. Devotees believe that reciting Ram Raksha protects people, gets rid of problems and brings शांति (Shanti) […]

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Reflections on the Bhagwat Geeta – Chapter XIV

Chapter XIV is a continuation of the basic precepts of Samkhya philosophy. But unlike the complexity of the Kshetra-Kshetradnya-Duality of Chapter XIII , in this Chapter you will read the basic discussion of the three गुण (Gun) or properties of प्रकृति  (Prakruti) or the physical. These are concepts and terms people have heard from their […]

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