Archive for March, 2009

  • How to become wealthy….

    How to become wealthy….

    “Charity for God’s sake has a hundred signs within the heart—the good deed, a hundred tokens. Though in charity riches are consumed, a hundred lives come to the earth in return. A sowing of pure seeds in God’s earth, and then no income…impossible.” — Mathnawi IV:1757-1759 Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski “Rumi: Jewels of Remembrance” […]

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  • The Story of Subramanyam, Part 2, Podcast #83

    The Story of Subramanyam, Part 2, Podcast #83

    In this podcast we continue with the story of Subramanyam as told in the Sri Kandha Puranam by Kachiappa Shivacharya. We present different stories surrounding the birth of Subramanyam; the sparks that emanated from Shiva’s eyes, how Parvati got scared which gave rise to nine shaktis and how Parvati tormented them as well as the […]

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  • To Varuna, Lord of the waters

    To Varuna, Lord of the waters

    “O sovereign venerable Lord, man tells here many a lie, from that guilt, may you of thousand-fold strength, free us completely.  In that we have said O waters, O inviolable, O Varuna, from that sin, may you of thousand fold strength; free us comepletely.” — Atharva Veda

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  • unity of your hearts…

    unity of your hearts…

    “I hereby bring about unity of your hearts and unity of minds, free from malice.  May each one of you love the other as a cow loves its new-born calf.” –Atharva Veda

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  • The Story of Subramanyam, Part 1, Podcast #82

    The Story of Subramanyam, Part 1, Podcast #82

    Subramanyam is the son of Shiva and Parvati, and the brother of Ganesha.  He embodies the qualities most often associated with the planet Mars; energy, determination, optimism, military might, quick intelligence, youthful exuberance and impulsiveness.   Like many deities, he came into existence to meet a specific need; the killing of a demon who had […]

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  • invoked from eternity…

    invoked from eternity…

    “We invoke you as you have been constantly invoked from eternity and even now you are prayed for wealth and wisdom. May you respond to our invocation.” – Rig Veda

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