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Astrology is a pseudoscience that doesn’t have substantial facts to establish it as a Science. However, astronomy and mathematics used in astrology are simply awing. We get to know about the planetary motions and complex conjunctions simplified. Traditionally, there are varieties of techniques used in astrology depending upon the role of planet or star, or […]

The difference between Shiva and Shankar is the usage of the terms in metaphysical and bodily levels. Shiva is the cosmic form of the Brahman but Shankar holds power in the living plane. It is Earth in this case. 11 Rudras are manifestations of Shiva where Shankar is one of the names of the foremost […]

3 Types of Karma in Hinduism are Sanchita, Prarabdha, and Agami or Kriyamana. The Vartamana (present) Karma makes it 4. However, three types of Karma are considered widely. They are given below let’s know what is Karma. What is Karma in Yoga? Karma is the primary possession that governs the entire universe. The concept of […]

What is Tantra Yoga? Tantra Yoga is the yogic technique for creating a higher desire to become one with the supreme Brahman (higher consciousness). Tantra comes from two words Tan and Tra meaning ‘expansion’ ’ and ‘means of doing’. Yoga means union. Collectively, the direct meaning of Tantra Yoga is means of expansion followed by […]

Purusha and Prakriti are the manifestation of the single self in the same Universe. In Indian Philosophy, majorly in Sankhya, Purusha is regarded as Masculine (Shiva), and Prakriti is regarded as Power (Shakti). This is a dualistic view, however, unites to the singularity. It is in such a way that Purusha and Prakriti are incomplete […]

Quantum Science, an idea of the ancients. Vedic Quantum Physics in Upanishads and Vedanta is one of the most mysterious topics for modern scholars. Various authors have presented the Vedas to be not more than the hymn dedicated to a mythological Diety. However, the exponents of the Vedic Religion argue that Vedas are Scientific and […]

Overview Padmasambhava the great master is respected by all the Indic communities. He is to be credited for the fusion of ‘Tantra’ and ‘Spirituality’ across the Tibetan and Himalayan belt. Many of the biographies of guru Padmasambhava states, he was not born in the womb. He was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a blossomed […]

Overview Pancha Koshas are the five sheaths of the human body that envelopes Atman, the individual soul. The concept of Pancha Kosha is in the Brahmanandavalli section of Taittiriya Upanishad. In Indian Philosophy, the theory of Pancha Kosha holds great significance. It directly mentions the psychological layers that needed to be conquered before reaching the […]

Brief Biography of Sri Yamunacharya Among the great Vaishnava Acharyas, Sri Yamunacharya, also known as Alavandar, occupies a unique place. He has made a substantial contribution to Visishtadvaita philosophy and established the pre-eminence of Sriman Narayana through his philosophical works and hymns.  Sri Yamuna’s “Stotraratna” occupies a special place in the devotional literature as it […]

For a realized being like Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, real freedom is a rebel, which is the voice of your own awakened mind. It means there is a rebel within your superconscious self, who tells you what to do and what not to do, which governs your thought, speech, and action. In precise, it’s your present […]