Lord Ganesha is the Remover of Obstructions.His blessing bestows auspiciousness and removes all obstacles.He grants the wisdom to the secrets of enlightenment.Seek His blessings in all aspects of your life. Meditate with Swamiji: Learn to Worship Ganesh Step 1: Ganesha Mantras Step 2: Ganesha Puja Step 3: Ganesha Advanced Puja Ganesha Puja Video Class […]
Tuesday February 13th 3:00 pm PST, Homa begins: 1) 10 malas of “Om Namah Shivaya” 2) 11 Rudrashthadhyayi recitations 3) Continuous Mahamrityunjaya Mantra until the end of Shivaratri 5:00 pm PST, First Prahar of Shivaratri 9:00 pm PST, Second Prahar of Shivaratri 12:00 am PST, Third Prahar of Shivaratri 2:00 am PST, Fourth Prahar of […]
Eleven Reasons Why You Won’t Want to Miss Shivaratri: Lord Shiva is the Consciousness of Infinite Goodness. Infinite Goodness. Shree Maa and Swamiji will guide us into Shiva Loka — it’s totally Cosmic! It is incredibly fun to chant the Shiva Sahasranam and the Rudri with Shree Maa, Swamiji, and a Temple full of Shaivites…and a blazing Agni! Plus it’s just incredibly […]
February 8 – 17, 2016
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Shri Ratanti Kalika Puja
February 7, 2016 6:00 pm
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Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 8: God Alone is the Doer Class 11, Ch. 8, p. 156-157 Video Segment 36:01-38:58 Don’t forget the Goddess Kali. It is She who binds us with the net of maya. We are killing ourselves for the benefit of others, but can we take them with […]
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 1: How Can She Stay Away? Class 2: Ch. 1, p.28 Video 28:13-30:27 Call, oh my mind, with a real cry. If you do, can the Divine Mother, Kali, stay far away? How will She stay far away from a true devotee? How can She stay away […]
Bangalore, known locally as Bangaluru, would be the final destination of Shree Maa and Swamiji’s Yatra (pilgrimage) around India before returning to the US. While in Bangalore we stayed at the home of Srini and Ramya, two long time devotees of Shree Maa and Swamiji. Srini and Ramya are professors at IIMB (Indian Institute of […]
From the beautiful Nilgiri hills we traveled to Mysore, known locally as Mysuru. There we stayed at Shiva Shailam, a temple complex constructed by Rishi and Narendra, who are father and son. It is located outside of the main city of Mysore in a rural area. The temple grounds and the Mandirs located on it […]
Swamiji asked me, Cidatmananda, to write about the beautiful experience of walking through a South Indian subtropical forest to a small Shiva temple on top of a hill. This quaint temple is located just outside of Ooty, in the Nilgiri Hills. This adventure made a deep impression on me, with both its scenic beauty and […]
From Mumbai we came to Coimbatore, in the state of Tamil Nadu in the far south of India. Coimbatore would be a temporary stopping point for us on our way to the Nilgiri hills, just an hour or so away. The place where we stopped in Coimbatore was the home of Vasant and her family, […]
We would be in Mumbai for a few days before traveling to Coimbatore, located in the state of Tamil Nadu, in the far south of India. When we were previously in Mumbai a devotee named Pradeepta had invited us to visit his home. Shree Maa and Swamiji accepted the invitation and after our return from […]
When our stay in Sahapur was complete, we made our way to Nashik. It would again be a short stay, arriving around noon and departing the next day.
From Assam, we returned to New Delhi. We arrived in the night, and had a flight to Mumbai in the morning. We were now leaving from North India and going progressively southward. Our initial stay in Mumbai was also just a short pit stop, arriving midday and leaving before noon the day after. However, that […]