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Nov 4

Om Namah Shivaya

People have been asking me why we do Om Namah Shivaya chanting… and why we do it 108 times. Namah, read backwards is manah, the mind which is directed outwards and confused, dull, etc… you turn the mind inwards, it becomes Namah, and when you go inwards, what do you find? Shiva! The embodiment of […]

Nov 3


… or Orbs as they are known as to most people exist… You can watch the movie called “Orbs- The Veil is Lifting” and get to know much more about them… You can get it from crossword btw Guruji was showing the pictures of the Orbs at our Silver Jubilee Celebrations in Bangalore to some […]

Oct 31

Diwali 2008

2 photos from Diwali in the US with Guruji: The Laxmi Pooja that happened for the first time there in His physical presence… and … Diwali on Jagu’s lovely terrace in Mumbai (check out the angels in the photo!) A very Happy Diwali and a brilliant New Year ahead… May the lights of all our […]

Oct 6


The days of Rajas are at an end, and the 3 days of Satva have started. Your meditations will be especially deep these 3 days… go inwards… do Yoga and chanting, do your Kriya and meditation for longer than normal… Enjoy yourself! (pun intended) 🙂 Three portfolios have been given to Devi. Defense, Finance and […]

Oct 3

Navaratri 2008 – The first three days

Nav means nine, also means new. Ratri is night, the dark, sacred night. Night is when you rest and relax. Unwind from the hustle and bustle of the day.  So during the nine days (and nights) of Navaratri, we give ourselves rest. We meditate longer than usual, eat much lesser than normal. Do Yoga, Satsang… […]

Sep 17

What can i do?

Q. Whenever, wherever they want, they plant the bombs and blow them off. Are we really helpless? No. They do this because of lack of education. They do this because they think  that a cause is more important than a human life. There are many ways that this can stop… here are some: 1. Many […]

Sep 16


I get questions about people feeling suicidal because of the problems and challenges that life has thrown at them that they feel they cannot handle… In a recent Utsav course i asked how many people had contemplated suicide at some time or other in their lives, and an alarming 60-75% raised their hands. Even i […]

Sep 6

A Weekend Competition!

How many ways can you use the word up to mean different things depending on how you use it?Make up a paragraph or a story using up in as many ways as possible! Here is a start up for you: As she was putting make up on her face, she made up her mind that […]

Aug 28

A Divine Romance

Krishna’s love affair with Radha is perhaps the most controversial in the Epics… She had a steady job, a family, a husband… she left all that and went after Krishna! She was older than Krishna, that fact alone disqualifies her 🙂 In fact there are certain sects of Hindus who do not believe that she […]

Aug 27


Radha was very special to Krishna… Here is one of the most beautiful stories about Radha that i know: Much after Vrindavan, when Krishna was relaxing with his many wives, Rukmini his head wife threw a tantrum… All the time i hear Radhe Krishna, Radhe Govind… she is not even married to you… how come […]

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