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Meera - A Magical Theatrical Experience

Meera – A Magical Theatrical Experience

Every one of us has heard the story of legendary Meerabai who was a Rajput princess, poetess and devotee of Lord Krishna in the 15th century. You may have even seen Gulzar’s movie Meera starring Hema Malini, and certainly we all have heard devotional songs (bhajans) about Meerabai sung by countless singers. But we have not seen a dance drama …

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Mahatma Gandhiji

Gandhiji’s Thought’s on the Gita

During Gandhi ji’s last imprisonment in Yeravada jail, he wrote his thoughts on The bhagavad Gita If we try to understand from all possible points of view, and so continuously meditate on the Gita, we must become one with it. As for myself, I run to my Mother Gita whenever I find myself in difficulties, and up to now she …

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Mother of Compassion Sri Daya Mata

Mother of Compassion Sri Daya Mata dies at the age of 96

Be so drunk with the love of God that you will know nothing but God; and give that love to all. – Sri Daya Mata Sri Daya Mata, born Faye Wright in Salt Lake City on January 31, 1914, president of Self-Realization Fellowship, a worldwide organization founded in 1920 by Indian yoga master Paramahansa Yogananda, died at age of 96 …

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The Coming of the Rains

The Coming of the Rains

by Aditya Rohit Shah In this wedding special, love, dedication and commitment are dominant themes. This poem written by 17-year-old Aditya Rohit Shah describes the true love of Radha for Lord Krishna, and it is a fitting inclusion for this special. The clouds gather in their heavenly pace, clamoring and rejoicing in the arms of the Lord Wind; dancing, so …

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Rishikesh The way to the divine

Rishikesh The way to the divine

Come here for spiritual sojourn, an adventurous retreat, or a visit to the lap of Mother Nature. A trip to Rishikesh manifests itself into an indomitable rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul. My own yearning to have an encounter with my inner self pulled me all the way up to experience the magic of this hilly town. After enjoying …

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Visit to Haridwar Gateway to the Lord

Visit to Haridwar Gateway to the Lord

The largest gathering of people in the world was scheduled in the country. What would it look like? I was both eager and anxious to witness the scene. This is how I finally landed in Haridwar, the city I have wanted to visit for years. Kumbh Fair 2010 became the ultimate driving force. Once I made up my mind, I …

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DALAI LAMA

DALAI LAMA

The esteemed Dalai Lama visited South Florida recently and I was lucky enough to get a ticket for his lecture at Nova Southeastern University. Walking into the theater I really had no idea what to expect. What I definitely did not expect was a disclaimer. But this is exactly what I got. Those opening words of the Dalai Lama are …

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THE GOD WITHIN

THE GOD WITHIN

By His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar  God is never an object of isolation, but the very core of your being. The difference between self and God is like the wave and the ocean. Can there be a wave without the ocean? Who are you? Find out about yourself first. If you think you are the body or mind, that …

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Christ the Messenger by Swami Vivekananda

Christ the Messenger by Swami Vivekananda

The wave rises on the ocean, and there is a hollow. Again another wave rises, perhaps bigger than the former, to fall down again, similarly, again to rise–driving onward. In the march of events, we notice the rise and fall, and we generally look towards the rise, forgetting the fall. But both are necessary, and both are great. This is …

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Swami Ramdev Baba

Swami Ramdev Baba

Baba Ramdev is a renowned Yoga teacher. Through the medium of television, he has taken the art of yoga to each and every household far and wide. He is the host of a yoga based program named Divya Yog which has people from different parts of the country glued to their television sets, practicing yoga from the comforts of their …

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