Archive for August, 2008

  • May you bring to our help…

    May you bring to our help…

    “May you bring to our help and protection Nature’s bounties, such as ocean, the sun, the nourishing elements, the sky, the fire of several regions, the solar system, plants and mountains.” – Rig Veda

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  • Reciting his praise…

    Reciting his praise…

    “Reciting his praise, the worshipper calls aloud, so that the sound of it may reach the ear of the Lord, even if He is far off. May this invocation entreating him to come, bring the Lord in close proximity to the devotee.” – Rig Veda

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  • the grace of happiness…

    the grace of happiness…

    “May you get for us, O Divine one, the grace of happiness today, grace tomorrow, grace day by day. You are the giver of ample grace, and of graceful living. May we, by this prayer, become partakers of your divine grace.” – Rig Veda

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  • the fierce fires…

    the fierce fires…

    “We invoke the fierce forces of lightning and fire of cosmos, the destroyers of adversaries; may they be kind to one like me.” – Rig Veda

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  • I invoke with adoration…

    I invoke with adoration…

    “I invoke with adoration, the Divine who is infinite, virtuous, friendly, guide, judicious, the overcomer of adversaries worthy of praise and source of creative genius, and the gracious. I invoke all protective powers also for contentment and happiness.” – Rig Veda

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  • persistent efforts….

    persistent efforts….

    “You, O fire-divine, are the one whom the waters, the mountains, and the forests nourish, as the embryo of eternal law and whom the worshippers bring to manifest on the highest places on earth by their strength and persitent efforts, as if by churning.” – Rig Veda

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  • #7 Karma and Karma Phala (the fruits of karma)

    #7 Karma and Karma Phala (the fruits of karma)

    This week Penny Farrow examines the concept of karma and karma phala (the fruit or results of action) and explains how they relate to free will.  Then she explains how these concepts are seen in our Jyotish birth chart.   Are we looking at predestination or fate, when we look at a jyotish chart and what […]

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  • never changed by time…

    never changed by time…

    “O adorable Lord, you shine forth with light. You are showerer of blessings, and never changed by time. May you, blazing with unfading lustre shine forth with glorious rays.” – Rig Veda

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  • make me happy…

    make me happy…

    “O resplendent Lord, make me happy, and be pleased to prolong my life. Bless me with knowledge, sharp as a steel blade. Accept my prayers in whatever words I speak. Be pleased by them and grant me your divine protection.” – Rig Veda

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  • bestow prosperity on us…

    bestow prosperity on us…

    “At repeated pujas, I invoke the resplendent Lord, the preserver, the rescuer, the brave and the one who is easily propitiated. The Lord is invoked by all. May He, the bounteous Lord, bestow prosperity on us.” – Rig Veda

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