Archives for: June 2012

Adana Malhar

Sankatamochana Hanumat Stotram - Goswami Sri Tulsidas

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The mantrarAja of Lord nrsimha is the abode of infinite glory and the sure way for attaining puruShArtha-chatuShTaya. This mantra of thirty-two letters is said to bless the practitioner with the grace of the Great Lord immediately. Like there is sanctio… more »


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Non-duality of Seng ts'an - The Mind of Absolute Trust

The great way isn't difficult for those who are unattached to their preferences. Let go of longing and aversion, and everything will be perfectly clear. When you cling to a hairbreadth of distinction, heaven and earth are set apart. If you want to re… more »

VrddhakAlI shrI rAjarAjeshvarI

Someone asked me the other day if dhUmAvatI was the only deity worshiped in the form of an elderly woman. Another such deity held in importance in both shrI and kAlI krama is the vrddhakAlI, also known as rAjarAjeshvarI. While bAlA represents a child, s… more »


Chittasantoshatrimshika of Mahamaheshvara Siddha Nagarjuna is uploaded to our Stotra page. shrImAtre namaH more »


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The View of the Tantras

Before one ponders deeply into any kind of sAdhanA, it is very important to become familiar with it’s AnushaMgika drShTi (view). It is the view that indicates the goal. Without a clear goal, an attempt at sAdhanA becomes merely meaningless umnatta-pralA… more »

parAprAsAda and prAsAdaparA

There was a query from our learned friend whether the dIkShA for prAsAdaparA needs to follow parAprAsAda. Generally, the initiatory rites for the two are not separate but combined. The ShoDashavaraNa krama detailed in UrdhvAmnAya tantra, brhadbaDabAna… more »