Original is here In 1879, when there was British Rule in India, Lt. Col. Martin of Agar Malva was leading the army in the war against Afgha...
MOOLA MANTRA FOR PRATYANGIRI DEVI Om Sat Chit Ananda Parabrahma Purushothama Paramatma Sri Bhagavathi Sametha Sri Bhagavathe Namaha This...
BENEFITS This is the stotra that provides us Lord Shiva's halo of protection. Whatever be your problems, whether of the horoscop...
Om Namah Shivay That is all you need to say....say it everyday. Every second of your day. Close your eyes and imagine that Lord Shiva is...
These are the famous Ashtavinayak temples - divine spots of pilgrimage of Lord Ganesh. Click on to enlarge and download
Here is a miracle directly stemming from bhakti for Lord Shiva Easy to please, delivers all our wishes, just deep bhakti is all we need ...
This is hilarious, but raises some very thought provoking questions - this video is a must SEE. The AOL guys have blinders on - drinking ...
Click on image to enlarge. From bottom left - Somanath, Mallikarjuna, Mahakaleshwar, Omkareshwar, Baidhyanath, Bhimashankar, Ramanath, N...
From bottom left - SOMNATH, MALLIKARJUNA, MAHAKALESHWAR, OMKARESHWAR, BAIDHNATHESWAR, BHIMASHANKAR, RAMANATH, NAGANATH, VISHWANATH, TRYAMBAK...
II The Devi Mantra II देवी मंत्र ...
Saturday, December 16, 2006
The Spiritual path - Awakening 101
Here is a fascinating account of awakening @
Completely grips me, and very many links that might give you lots of
answers, and hopefully a lot of inspiration too.
Enlightenment is our birth right, it is upto us to go and get it...
Phil Servedio's journal of awakening
Read the power of Lord Shiva, manifested in Arunachala
Realization (Quote from unknown)
Take a piece of glass, paint colours and forms on it, and put into a
magic lantern, turn on a white light, and the colours and forms
painted on the glass are reproduced on the screen. If that light were
not turned on, you would not see the colours of the slide on the screen.
So is it with an ordinary man. His mind is like the screen. On it
shines the light, dulled and changed because he has allowed the
many-sided world to stand in the way of the Light (God). He sees only
the effects of Light (God) instead of the Light (God) Himself, and his
mind reflects the effects he sees just as the screen reflects the
colours on the glass. Take away the prism and the colours vanish,
absorbed back into the white light from whence they came. Take away
the colours from the slide and the light shines clearly through. Take
away our sight the world of effects we see, and let us look only into
the causes, and we shall see the Light (God).
A Master in meditation, though the eyes and ears be open, fixes his
attention so firmly on "That which Sees,'' that he neither sees nor
hears, nor has any physical consciousness at all - nor mental either,
but only spiritual.
We must take away the world, which causes our doubts, which clouds our
mind, and the light of God will shine clearly through. How is the
world taken away? When, for example, instead of seeing a man you say,
"This is God animating a body,'' which body answers, more or less
perfectly, to the direction of God, as a ship answers more or less
perfectly to her helm.
Welcome to the spirituality blog
This blog is an offshoot of a website that I had conceived as a result of the spiritual grace and resultant inspiration during Shivaratri Y2K (http://www.jyotirlinga.com) on the joy of Shiva Bhakti and my quest for spiritual progress. Not finding the time (yep, bad excuse!), this blog suits me fine in quickly adding content... my spiritual forays and thoughts - helps log them too. My spiritual journey started with Hinduism and it's simple stories/ teachings as far back as when I was a 2nd grader, with Lord Shiva and has now found convergence with Advaitism / Duality. The Advaitism gurus like Bhagwan Ramana Maharishi, Nisargadatta Maharaj; they have provided that spiritual boost of energy in many lagging moments and have tremendously influenced me ... little baby steps at a time... that will hopefully all lead upto a final crescendo. The merits of satsangh are many!
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