June 4 to 12, 2014 – 9 days at Devi Mandir, Napa, California. The much awaited day was finally here! A long awaited desire to be with Shree Maa at the Devi Mandir in Napa, California had been fulfilled. All three of us, Manoj, Vinayak and myself were overwhelmed with excitement and could not wait […]
Wherever you visit along the banks of the Ganga, you can’t help but notice the reverence of the people as they offer flowers and lights in clay dishes every morning.
Obtaining darshan of the Ganges River sparks our deepest sentiments and spiritual bhava. Read below as our devotee, Kantananda, expresses deep sentiments and spiritual bhava as an offering to Goddess Ganga. …read more
This delightful article about our beloved Shree Maa was recently published in the Indian newspaper Deccan Herald.
It portrays a beautiful picture of Shree Maa and Her profound, yet simple, teachings about how to experience divinity in our lives.
Read about Her life of service and Her teachings on Karma and the responsibility of the Guru.
Shree Maa’s kitchen is often filled with aromas from a divine assortment of pakoras and sauces, and these roasted cashew pakoras with cream sauce are simply delectable.
Remember Divine Mother as you prepare this dish with peace in your mind and pure love in your heart!…read more
The Astrology scriptures have such infinitely deep wisdom that, whoever has fully disciplined conscious awareness, can understand the deepest meanings of the heart.
Those who have faith in the scriptures and who perform strict spiritual disciplines, can be privileged to have authority over this wisdom.…read more
Keep this in mind the next time you are about to repeat a rumor or spread gossip:
In ancient Greece (469 – 399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom. One day an acquaintance ran up to him excitedly and said, “Socrates, do you know what I just heard about Diogenes?”…read more
Shree Maa shares practical and insightful wisdom on the relationships between men and women.
She explains the feminine and masculine principles, the divine characteristics of men and women, and tells a delightful story of how a housewife achieved liberation through selfless service to her husband. …read more
Human emotions can be correlated to specific sanskrit bija mantras. In the Kashyapa Sutra, we learn the secret of how to transform negative emotions into positive ones through the repetition of mantras.
Download the full list of bija mantras and practice transforming your emotions today…read more
There are eight steps of yoga which delineate the steps to achieving the highest goal. These eight steps provide guidance on how to live a spiritual, meaningful, and healthy life.
Organize your life and find more time to meditate and practice tapasya (spiritual austerities)…read more
By means of the Astrology scriptures, we can make our life journey with the understanding of where the path will be more difficult, where there may be obstacles, and what to expect in order to avoid surprises along the way.
In this way, the Astrology Scriptures illuminate the darkness along our individual paths.…read more
In honor of our Gurus, this poem describes the difference between a Guru and a Teacher.
It serves as a reminder of how lucky we are – we don’t have just one Guru, but two!.…read more
Shree Maa makes all kinds of pakoras and fried vegetables. These potato-broccoli pakoras are Her own creation, and they are very delicious, especially when served hot and fresh! …read more
Shree Maa reminds us that Vedas alone can illuminate the greatest truths. When humanity understands the Vedas, then it will become clear that we are all one universal family. …read more
This is one of Shree Maa’s special salad recipes, which she likes to serve as a fresh compliment to cooked meals.
With grated daikon, carrot, and subtle spices, this dish is pleasing to the palate and very healthy! …read more
Shree Maa’s Rice Pulao is a divine combination of rice, cashews, raisins, and spices. Cooked with ghee (clarified butter) this dish is very pure, sattvic, and tasty!…read more