Kaamana Habba – Holi in Karnataka

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Kaamana Habba, as children  that is how we knew Holi that falls on full Moonday in phallgun. Growing up in Mysore, I did not know there was anything called Holi. Kaamana Habba was celebrated in an unique way in Mysore. Custom had it that boys should ‘steal’ logs and cow dung cakes from neighbours during… Read more »

Narada Bhakti Sutras

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The Narada Bhakti Sutras (aphorisms of Divine Love) were first expounded by Devarishi Narada, thousands of years ago, on request from Maharishi Ved Vyas in Badrikashrama. Maharishi Ved Vyas asked Narada, “Man seeks freedom. This seeking without devotion is dry. Many paths lead to freedom but they have importance only in so far as they… Read more »

Mahabharata for a Yogi

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Everyone in the world is seeking same thing – Inner Peace and Joy. Mahabharata, the greatest epic in Indian history, actually happens in the life of every Yogi. Life of a Yogi without Bhagavad Gita is incomplete. Why is Mahabharata and Bhagavad Gita so important for a yogi? First let us see who is a… Read more »

Rama Setu: Engineering marvel of 5076 BCE

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The Government of India has decided to go ahead with the destruction of Rama Setu, the oldest man-made bridge of our civilization, a civil engineering marvel of 5076 BCE. This bridge is believed to have been built by Rama and His team. Only if Rama is historical could Rama Setu be man-made. If the bridge is… Read more »

Shivratri 2013 with Sri Sri – Fond memories

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Video of Shivratri 2013 with Sri Sri Fond memories of welcoming and honouring of 252 venerable deities of Bangalore and surrounding villages at the upcoming open air amphi theatre – Guru Padukavanam at Art of Living International Ashram, Bangalore Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji at yagnashala giving the new Sudarshan Kriya to over 20,000… Read more »