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  1. What is the role of Yantras (sacred or mystical diagrams) in Astrology?

    Yantras are like diagrams. If you open a transistor or a chip, you will see a circuit diagram on the chip. Yantras are circuit diagrams for cosmic energy, they are used for storing cosmic energy. It takes a long time to study these in depth. Today you w ...
  2. Symbolism of Karthikeya- The Guru Principle

    Symbolism of the Guru Principle When the five elements governed by Lord Shiva (Panch Mahabhoota- Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether) united with Shakti (Pure Consciousness), Lord Kartikeya was born. Shiva is called Panchaanana – Lord with five heads. These ...
  3. Gurudev, we have the Rudra Puja and Vishnu Puja in our tradition, but why is it that we do not have any practice of Brahma Puja (worship of Lord Brahma)?

    Well, that is because Lord Brahma’s task of creating the Creation is over (laughter). Lord Brahma is present in Lord Shiva, and Lord Brahma is also present in Lord Vishnu. He (Lord Brahma) resides in everything. So when you worship Lord Vis ...
  4. Why do we have so many Gods in Hinduism. Is there any scientific reason behind that?

    Do you know how many chromosomes there are in your body in total? Have you ever wondered how one cell develops into this very complex body? It is because it is programmed to do so, but it is just one cell.If you go to a pastry shop, how many types ...
  5. Rudrabhishekam- The Ancient Sounds

    ^EEE9097947017F4B47D1C20ED8CC507D143532132DDC63765F^pimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpg Rudrabhishek is an ancient chanting which was downloaded from the Akasha (space). When the ancient sages sat in meditation, they heard these sounds (of the mantras), and they s ...
  6. Significance Of Mahashivratri

    ^BFA07FC122E714E0DF8DF7F3BAF39EE56CB434AA818E862740^pimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpg Celebrating the Peace Within is Shivaratri Mahashivaratri is the day when the Shiva Tattva touches the earth. The consciousness, the aura or the ethereal world which is always ...
  7. Symbolism Behind The Form Of Shiva

    infographics1.png Significance of Crescent Moon on Lord Shiva’s Head Shiva Tattva is where there is no mind and the moon signifies the mind. When there is no mind then how can this ‘no mindedness’ be expressed and how can anybody understand it? You need a ...
  8. What Is Shiva?

    shiva1.jpg Shiva- The Cause Of All Causes Shiva can be split as Sha + ee + va where • Sha stands for shareeram or body •  Ee stands for eeshwara or life giving energy •  Va stands for vayu or motion Thus Shiva represents the body with life and motion. If ...
  9. Gurudev, we sing devotional songs in praise of Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna. But back home, the people there consume Bhaang (a type of Indian narcotic incorrectly thought to please Lord Shiva) while they sing praises of Lord Shiva. And then there are stories of Lord Krishna getting married to 16,000 ladies. How should one understand all this?

    See, if Lord Shiva consumed Bhaang, then he also consumed the poison that came from churning the cosmic ocean. So should we also drink poison first, and then see if we stay alive to drink Bhaang? Do not misunderstand all these things. Lord S ...
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