Devi Mahatmya – Story of Madhu Kaitabh

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At the end of a kalpa (epoch), when the universe was one ocean and Lord Vishnu was stretched out  on Shesha and took a mystic slumber (Yoganidra), two terrible Asuras (demons), Madhu and Kaitabh took birth from the dirt of Vishnu’s ears. These two Asuras sought to slay Lord Bramha, the creator of the universe,… Read more »

Significance of Navaratri –Day 1

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Today is the first day of “Sharad Navartri” also called as “Maha Navaratri” (the Great Navratri). Today is the beginning of the most auspicious nine days period. Navaratri has two meanings – “New Night” and “Nine Nights”. ‘Nav” means either New or Nine and ‘Ratri’ means nights. Now, why these nine days are called nights? ‘Ratri’ or… Read more »

LIMPING INTO INFINITY

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People have this idea that being a Guru is a serious business. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Presenting a hilarious sharing about Gurudev by Dvorah Adler:   Sri Sri Ravi Shankar lets a group of us waiting outside into his room. It’s late at night and I’m stoked because I don’t have far to go because my… Read more »