Archives for: July 2013

Bhaja Jagadambam

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Sahasra Chandi Mahayagam

Under the able leadership of śrī Suresh śāstrigal, son of Brahmavilīna śrī Kāmakoṭi śāstrigal, Sahasra Chaṇḍī Mahāyāga will be performed from 24-7-2013 to 2-8-2013 within… more »

Parashurama Kalpasutra - 5

Veda and Tantra, respectively “Vedic” and “Tantric” (vaidika and tantrika), have often been cast as opposite ends of the spectrum of Hinduism in etic and emic sources, and there are reasons for this. But the relationship is much more complex and depends… more »

Dandayudhapani Pancharatnam

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Hari-pada-pādya-taraṅgiṇi Gaṅge

Balasaraswati vs Rukmini Devi Arundale

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Parashurama Kalpasutra - 4

The Parashurama Kalpasutra unfolds a detailed ritual process in ten chapters, starting with initiation (ch. 1) and followd by the daily ritual sequences of the kula clan’s major (mantra) deities: the lord of obstacles Ganapati (ch. 2), the chief goddess… more »

The Tale of a Srichakra

Every other day, we get a query whether an uninitiated person can keep a śrīcakra at home. In reality, not even all so-called “initiated” can keep a śrīcakra at home. Recently an acquaintance mentioned of an incident which we would l… more »

Ambalpady Sri Mahakali

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