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"Humans are the only species with the potential to become free of karma." ~ David"

Life is meant to be blissful
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The ThunderClap

A transformational endeavour to know life

After 40 years of practising yoga and studying many philosophies, I have come to realise that must philosophies are insufficient and are now often used to justify inhuman behaviour.

We live in a world where might is right and while a population has grown almost to the carrying capacity of the earth we sat at the verge of wiping ourselves out of existence due

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Shiva Tandava Stotram

Praise of Shiva

A Hindu temple image of Shiva as the essence and master of life

Shiva Tandava Stotram (शिवताण्डवस्तोत्रम्) is a stotra, a hymn of praise that describes Shiva’s power and beauty. Shiva is thought of the the first ever yogi, but Shiva is also the origin and potential of life – from which everything comes and returns to.

Shiva Tandava Stotram was sung by the son of

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The Science in Hinduism

Debunking idol worship

A modern scientific view of our universe

Within what people refer to as Hinduism there is a fundamental desire to know or understand the nature of reality and our place in the universe, and to be free of all suffering.

Within the subcontinent of India and its surrounds, people became seekers of knowledge and not believers and any particular thing. For something to be

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Bharatanatyam Dance

‪Meditation in Movement

Image courtesy of Sheela Unnikrishnan http://www.sridevinrithyalaya.com/

Originating in the temples of Tamil Nadu, South India, Bharatha Natiyam Dance (more commonly written as Bharatanatyam), has been an important aspect of Hindu tradition for over 2000 years.

Bhartanatyam is considered as one of the classical dance forms of ancient India that signifies the elements of the Earth and human body, the others being Odissi, Kuchipudi,

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The Courtship of Shiva and Parvati

So the legend goes with a commentary

One day, when Parvati was only eight years old, her father, Himavan, took her to see Lord Shiva. From birth, Parvati had always been very spiritual. She always wanted to know about God, so she was thrilled to see Lord Shiva. But Lord Shiva was in a meditative consciousness and he did not pay any attention to the little girl.

After that first

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Hindu Art Paintings

Heroes and Heroines

Representing the elements of Hinduism, including Hindu gods and episodes from the Upanishads, created in the tradition of Indian miniature painting.

Leela

In her perpetual battle against the negative forces threatening the world, the valiant goddess Durga often manifests further incarnations of her own power (shakti), known as ‘matrikas’ (mothers). There she is, riding her sprinting tiger sideways, much like the graceful women of India do

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