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These presentations share the wisdom and practices of Sanatana Dharma and empower us to apply this wisdom in our every day lives. In doing so, we find a path by which we can achieve our goals and manifest our Ideal of Perfection.
The presentations include the Das Mahavidyas, Jyotirlingams, and Cosmic Puja, as well as teachings on Family Wealth and more.
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Family Wealth shows us how to calculate the wealth of a family, how to prioritize the allocations of that wealth, and how to insure the equitable distribution for subsequent generations to understand the true value of Wealth. This is an especially valuable tool in the worship of Mother Lakshmi.
Here you will find the bija and gayatri mantras for each of the Das Mahavidyas, the ten forms of Mother Kali.The mantras are given in Devanagari, Roman transliteration, and English translation. To find out more about the Das Mahavidyas – their stories and their worship – visit our Ways to Worship Das Mahavidyas page. To […]
This is a list of the ten tribes of sannyasins (Hindu renunciates) created by Shri Adi Shankaracharya. Each tribe’s name is given in both Sanskrit and English. Click on the arrows to scroll through the presentation.
This presentation tells of the Nine Steps of devotion, told by Lord Rama to his devotee, Shabari, by which a spiritual aspirant can attain pure devotion and come to truly live in the presence of God. The mantras are given in Devanagari, Roman transliteration, and English translation. Click on the arrows to scroll through the […]
This presentation lists the asuras in the Army of the Great Ego, as described in the Chandi Path. Each asura represents a specific quality that keeps us from realizing the Divinity within. Click on the arrows to scroll through the presentation.
The panchang is the Hindu calendar, which notes the lunar month, lunar fortnight (moon waxing or waning), all given in Sanskrit. Pujaris use this information in their daily worship. This tutorial teaches us how to read a panchang. Click on the arrows to scroll through the presentation.
The Devi Gita outlines the ten ideal qualities of every spiritual aspirant.
The Jyotirlingams are among the most revered holy places for the worship of Lord Shiva. The twelve Jyotirlingams are:
Somanatham, Mallikarjunam, Mahakalam, Omkareswaram, Kedaranatham, Bhimasankaram, Visveswaram, Tryambakam, Baijanatham, Nageswaram, Ramesvaram and Ghusmesvaram.
The Sadhana Panchakam is a Sanskrit stotram containing five verses in praise of spiritual discipline (sadhana), authored by Sri Shankaracharya. The Panchakam is located at the beginning of the Advanced Shiva Puja book.
The word “Mudra”, is a Sanskrit term that means bringing the deity and the devotee together. Mudras are gestures that convey certain attitudes. The following mudras, demonstrated by Shree Maa, are performed at specific times during worship. You will be instructed to perform some or all of these mudras in our puja books. The Sankalpa […]