Archives for: October 2017

paramahamsa shrIguru guhAnandanAtha

गुहावासमीशं गुणातीतमूर्तिं गणाधीशपूर्&#235… more »

Sri Lakshmi Nrsimha Karavalambana Stotram

Sri Subrahmanya Gadyam

पुरहरनन्दन रिपुकुलभञ्जन दिनकरकोटिरूप प&#235… more »

Subrahmanya Kavacham

ॐ अस्य श्रीसुब्रह्मण्य कवचस्तोत्र महामन&#23… more »

Is Udupi Krishna actually Subrahmanya?

There has been an ongoing discussion whether the idol of śrīnivāsa at Tirupati is that of Viṣṇu. On similar lines, a controversy seems to have erupted in Karnataka regarding the idol of Kṛṣṇa in the famous M&… more »

Chandralamba

The Rites of Protection

The process of protecting oneself, from internal and external foes, is an important aspect of upāsanā. The deities invoked for this purpose are generally of ferocious countenance invoking terror in the minds of the unprepared and undeserving.… more »

Tipu Sultan and the Mass Murder of Mandyam Iyengars

Karnataka, my home state, shamefully is beginning to celebrate the tyrant Tipu Sultan’s evil birth, yet again - so tell me my friends and students in India. What is even more disheartening is the fact that they are doing it right after Deepavali! We ke… more »

Celebration of 1000th year of the Genius of Acharya Abhinavagupta

1. Dr. Padma Subramaniam - Welcome Address 2. Dr. N Gopalaswami (former Chief Election Commissioner of India, Chairman of Kalakshetra) - Inaugural Address 3. Dr. Bharat Gupt (University of Delhi, Musicologist) - Introduction to Vyakhyā 4. Dr. K… more »