Sunday, July 21, 2024
According to the five functional distinctions of speech, action, movement, excretion and procreation we determine the individual characteristic of the motor organs. There are functional distinctions among the sensory organs also: the ear receives sounds, the subtlest of the tanma'tras, and so it...

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As a wholetimer I make a point of wearing my uniform wherever I go. I think it’s important. All too often we make the excuse of not being able to do so, citing local cultural, religious or legal restrictions....
The foundations that are formed for a child who is raised within a Margi family are very beneficial. It presents a child with some amazing tools to move forward into such a changing and evolving world. Considering the way...
In the great tradition of the Bhagavad Gita and other Eastern sacred scriptures, it is often said that the gateway to the Divine is through the heart of love, the path of Bhakti, the path of intense passion and...
How might we explain the actual experience of meditation when it's a practice meant to usher us from the physical, into the mystical?  On the one hand, try and explain beauty in terms of dynamism of flow, spontaneity and...
Introduction In this article on kiirtan, I shall explore some of the writings of P.R. Sarkar on kiirtan and its place of origin. If one was asked how long do you think that kiirtan has been popular, most people probably...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaZifYXbIB8] About two years ago, Sanjay Mahato and I became aware of how many local kiirtan groups were singing more rang or ‘popular song melodies’1 rather than the traditional Rāṛhi kiirtans. We decided, to hold a kiirtan competition with...
P.R. Sarkar defined Neo-humanism as when the sentiment of humanism has been extended to plants, animals and the inanimate i.e. when the practice of universal love is extended to all created beings in the universe. And whilst this is...
If Patanjali had been a woman, he may have sounded a lot like Nischala Joy Devi. An internationally renowned yoga teacher, she is the author of The Secret Power of Yoga, a book in which she uncovers the “heart...
Andrea Valencia is an artist and activist working in Portugal. Her work speaks strongly to issues of decolonisation and feminism. Through art and activism that seeks to challenge the current world order, Andrea’s work explore new ways to reconstruct...