The day when Parshuram crossed roads with Rama

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Parshuram was the sixth Avatar of Vishnu. Parshuram’s father was a sage Jamadagni. Rishi Jamadagni was known for his temper. Parshuram was a devotee of Lord Shiva and on receiving a weapon (Parshu) from Lord Shiva as a boon, the name Parshuram was given to him. Parshuram was famous for his prowess as a fighter. … Read moreThe day when Parshuram crossed roads with Rama

Tihar | Deepavali| Diwali 2019

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The festival of Tihar also widely known as Diwali or Deepavali is one of the most celebrated festivals across India, Nepal and around the world. This auspicious festival is celebrated to mark the spiritual triumph of light over darkness or knowledge over ignorance. Light is a metaphor for knowledge and consciousness, so this festival is … Read moreTihar | Deepavali| Diwali 2019

The Curious case of Narakashura 

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As discussed, the festival of Deepavali or Tihar has many different historical events and stories co-relating to this beautiful festival. The return of Rama to Ayodhya is the one, but there are three more such pre-historical events that jibe to the killing of Narakashura.  The one account mentioned in Kalika Purana, states that Narakasura was … Read moreThe Curious case of Narakashura 

Zen Buddhist Meditation Clothing – What to wear during meditation

Do you really need to wear meditation clothing during your practice? Probably not if you are comfortable with whatever you wear. You can wear anything you like as long as you are comfortable and relaxed with it. Loosen up your belt, scarf, tie or anything you are wearing and just sit and meditate. It really … Read moreZen Buddhist Meditation Clothing – What to wear during meditation

Choosing the best meditation bench, chair and cushion for your meditation session

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A good meditation bench, chair, and cushion always help in enhancing the quality of your meditation. It could be a great help if you want to take your meditation session for an extended period of time. This guide will help you in choosing the best meditation bench, chair and cushion according to your meditation pose … Read moreChoosing the best meditation bench, chair and cushion for your meditation session

What To Think During Meditation – 5 Best And Only Way To Do It Right

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I think you will agree with me when I say: It is easy to get confused with the idea of thinking during meditation when you are just starting it out. You know how to do it, you know how to maintain a good posture, but what exactly people think about during meditation? What to think during … Read moreWhat To Think During Meditation – 5 Best And Only Way To Do It Right

What is meditation all about – The basic things you should know

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The soul who meditates is content to serve the self and rest satisfied within the self; there remains nothing more for him to accomplish- Bhagavad Gita. Before we discuss here what is meditation about, I would like to point out some key things on why you should meditate. So before digging into it, let’s give … Read moreWhat is meditation all about – The basic things you should know