Archive for January, 2009

  • the waters of rain…

    the waters of rain…

    “Auspicious to you be the waters of the snowy mountain, auspicious to you the spring waters; auspicious to you the fast-running waters, auspicious to you be ther waters of rain.” –Atharva Veda

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  • O Agni…

    O Agni…

    ‘Thee, O agni, would we kindle, ful of light, O god, unwasting, as that very wondrous fuel of thine shall shine in the sky, bring thou food for thy praisers.” –Atharva Veda

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  • Maha Rudra Yagya – Kanchipuram, 2006

    Maha Rudra Yagya – Kanchipuram, 2006

    A video presentation of the Maha Rudra Yagya as performed in February, 2006 in Kanchipuram, south India.  The yagya is explained in detail along with video and photos from the event.

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  • Maha Rudra Yagya – Kanchipuram 2006

    Maha Rudra Yagya – Kanchipuram 2006

    Click to Play A short video of the 2006 Maha Rudra Yagya as performed in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu.

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  • Sri Rudram

    Sri Rudram

    Sri Seetharama Sastry chanting Sri Rudram from the Krishna Yajur Veda accompanied by original photos from various Shiva yagyas and pujas sponsored by The recording was done while he was performing Rudra Abishekam so you can hear water, milk, etc being poured in the background, but it is a very authentic rendition of this […]

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  • Let no brother…

    Let no brother…

    “Let no brother cherish malice against a brother, nor a sister against her sister.  Becoming accordant to each other in thoughts and intents, speek your speech in a friendly way.” –Atharva Veda

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  • may the son…

    may the son…

    “May the son act in accordance with the father’s wishes; may he be of one mind with the mother as well.  May the wife talk to her husband in words sweet as honey, and soothing.” –Atharva Veda

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  • May the heaven and earth be enflamed…

    May the heaven and earth be enflamed…

    “May the heaven and earth be inflamed when I am inflamed.  May all the enlightened ones be mobilized in my support, and so be the elders, luminous and enjoyers of devotional bliss.  Let the doers of detestable deeds be doomed to death.” –Atharva Veda

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  • #15 – The New Year

    #15 – The New Year

    Anne Beversdorf presents her thoughts on the new year by taking a look at the chart for the US and considers how the dasa (planetary period) gives an indication of what we can expect over the next few years.  She also introduces the concept of the “yogi” (wealth giver) and “avayogi” (wealth remover) in the […]

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  • May you listen to me….

    May you listen to me….

    “O resplendent Lord, enjoyer of devotional bliss.  May you listen to me, who invokes you with an anguished mind.  Whomsoever obstructs this righteous thought, him I cut down like a tree with an axe.” –Atharva Veda

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