This year’s journey in India has finally drawn to a close. It was such a great time of learning, performing Sadhana, and observing the Guru’s inspiration. From the North in Uttarkashi to Bengaluru in the South, we traveled …read more
The Mahishasura Mardini Stotram is sung daily by the pujaris at the Devi Mandir. This special stotram tells the story of the Chandi Path, but in fewer verses. It is understood that chanting this stotram can burn all darkness and elevate us to the peak of purity. This is an English translation of this powerful stotram.…read more
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Spiritual Business is a resource that you will want to refer to again and again, at any stage of life!…read more
At times this world can seem so filled with torment.
In Laurie Susan White’s personable take on what prayer sometimes is, and what it can ultimately be, we are reminded that the trials of the world are not necessarily to be avoided, that material possessions are not the answer to those trials, and that learning to Love with God’s grace will take us further on our path to finding light in all things!…read more
The Devi Mandir was packed with people on Sunday, May 10th to honor our beautiful Mother Shree Maa on Mother’s Day.
It was a day to demonstrate our love for Her. It was a time to say thank you for the special attention She gives to each of us. It was a time to honor Her as the Universal Mother through puja, and …read more
Potato Chops are a fun and healthy savory snack that came right from Shree Maa’s kitchen.
This quick and easy recipe can be eaten as a snack or with a meal. They are so tasty that your kids will gobble them up like potato chips — but because they are stuffed with vegetables they are healthy too! …read more
Rahu is considered a malefic planet. He is extremely feared because he rules over the knowledge derived from the senses, the tanmatras, known as: sight, sound, smell, taste, and feeling. Having authority there, he creates insatiable desires and extreme emotions.
Worshiping Rahu lessens the delusion of materialism and puts us on the path of righteousness …read more
The scenery at the Mandir was perfectly staged for worship — the majestic rolling mountains, the earth coming alive with fresh green grass and spring flowers, the playful deer competing for food, the delightful peacocks always cawing – Maa! Maa! Maa! — indeed, everything reminded me of God.
How To Do Japa Mantra Japa is repeating a mantra over and over again to focus the mind on the deity of worship and the meaning of the mantra. This practice calms the mind and awakens the power, or shakti, of the mantra inside of us. For example, Lord Ganesha is the remover of life’s […]
In this beautiful piece of contemplative poetry, written by Dancing Ramya, we are reminded to rejoice in the knowledge that God is with us, and that any fear which we may experience is senseless with that divine presence! …read more
The irks and pains of perceived separation from the Goddess in our daily lives can be deeply troubling.
In this articulate description of the true connection that we have with the Divine Mother, Vivekananda Saraswati’s words perfectly reflect and embody the heart of a devotee longing to be with Her, only to be shown that She is everywhere! …read more