Pyramids: The upper Merkaba

Prologue: For hundreds of years, people were mesmerized by the gigantic architecture of Egypt known as pyramids. Lately, we came to know about recent discoveries about these ancient structures. We learned about its astrological and astronomical perspective, its metaphysical aspects, applied mathematics, connection to earth sciences, religious belief and so on. This is a real…

Shakti: The mystic serpent

The “Shakti” Everything we see or perceive is the ultimate residue of some kind of energy. These energies are the derivatives of a single crude form of energy, also known as “Shakti” or primordial energy. This primordial energy is also known as “Adi Shakti” or “Adya Shakti” in Indian philosophy, especially in Tantra. When the…

Baul – the path to simplified Vedanta

Baul – Etymology The word “Baul” is believed to have originated from the Sanskrit word “Vatula” which means someone who has gone crazy due to the wind element (residing in our body) which rose to the head and misbalanced the mental state. Scholars like Sashibhushan Dasgupta have suggested another meaning to it. According to him,…

Navaratri

Navaratri: A Prologue Navaratri is nine days Hindu festival celebrated in September-October every year. It has various facets and people observe this celebration for various reasons. There are actually four Navaratri’s in a year depending on four seasons. They are as follows: Sharada Navaratri: This is the most famous amongst all the four Navaratri’s celebrated…

The Chakra System – Part 2

Muladhara Chakra Muladhara chakra is the foundation of the chakra system. It is apparently located between the anus and the genitals. Related to coccyx area, it affects the anal region. The element related to it is earth and its color is yellow. The root syllable has a golden tint and its ruling planet is Mars….

Chakras: The seven layers of consciousness – Part 1

Chakras: A Prologue: Ancient thinkers were thoroughly intrigued by the cosmos and tried to understand the realms of it. Despite their repeated attempts, they failed to define and envisage the infinite creation. The seers of that time with a profound knowledge of life and its surroundings understood by in depth contemplation that this universe; which…