Overcoming troubles – Durgā Sūktam

Overcoming troubles – Durgā Sūktam

Durgā Sūktam A course of 5 classes to learn the famous Durgā Sūktam, a mantra from the Veda-s recited to overcome difficulties encountered in our life. This hymn of 5 mantras appears in the Mahānārāyaṇa Upaniṣat of the Yajur Veda, of which 4 mantras are also in the Ṛg...
Japa – finding our natural silence

Japa – finding our natural silence

Pic © Dalekyi Denys shutterstock How many of you have tried to meditate? Sit down, close your eyes and try to keep the focus on your breathing, observe your breath, inhalation, exhalation. It sounds amazing, to be able to sit and enjoy the glory of our breath, that...
Overcoming obstacles

Overcoming obstacles

Pic © Efimova Anna shutterstock   Possibly the most well-known and beloved God of auspicious beginnings, Gaṇapati or Ganeśa is a benevolent force, who when invoked, helps us recognize the subtle (or obvious!) obstacles encountered in our daily lives and also...
Lalitā – Divine names recitation

Lalitā – Divine names recitation

In the Indian sacred literature, the texts embodying ‘Sahasranāma’ or literally, the thousand names are an important genre, with the Lalitā Sahasranāma considered as one of the most important (along with the Viṣṇu Sahasranāma). This type of composition is...