Yoga in Islam : A form of ibaadat (prayer)

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Rajaque Rahman, a Practising Muslim talks about how blinkered interpretation of what’s permitted and forbidden in Islam is making the Muslim world hesitant to take advantage of universal healers like yoga and meditation. Even as I was persuading a group of Muslim elders in Itanagar — the capital city of eastern-most Indian state of Arunachal… Read more »

Guru Purnima – Day of Great-Fullness

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 ध्यानमूलं गुरुर्मूर्तिः पूजामूलं गुरुर्पदम् । मन्त्रमूलं गुरुर्वाक्यं मोक्षमूलं गुरूर्कृपा ॥ Dhyana Moolam Guru Murti, Puja Moolam Gurur Padam, Mantra Moolam Gurur Vakyam, Moksha Moolam Guru Kripa The very form of Guru is the root of Meditation, Guru’s feet, the root of worship. Guru’s words forms the root of Mantras and Grace of Guru the root of Liberation, says Sage… Read more »

Guru Purnima: The Day of the Devotee…

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An auspicious day, the Guru Purnima to pen down something from and about someone, around whom  life now revolves 🙂 Guruji (HH Pujya Guruji Sri Sri Ravishankar ji, Founder of Art of Living) …. Gratitude is too small a word for the transformation the presence of a Master brings to life.. Just sharing a few words from… Read more »

OM – a beginner’s narrative

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This is in response to two of my fellow bloggers on another discussion forum (which is not functional now) – Ved Vahan and Subash. Cross posting it again to share it with the audience here. While I don’t have access to those blogs wherein those 2 loving souls had brought out concept of OM, I… Read more »