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Shaktipat is Grace

Shaktipat is Grace

In San­skrit there are two words for ‘Grace’, but they are very dif­fi­cult to trans­late: kri­pa and anu­gra­ha. Anu­gra­ha is the high­est form of grace: it is like get­ting every­thing with­out your hav­ing to put in any­thing to receive it. In a world­ly sense, one can com­pare it…

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The selfless and the selfish kinds of Gurus and students

The selfless and the selfish kinds of Gurus and students

In the scrip­tures, two types of gurus are dis­cussed. One kind of Guru is like Sukracharya, who is relat­ed to the plan­et Venus. The oth­er kind of Guru is Bri­has­pati, relat­ed to Jupiter. Sukracharya was always on the out­look to increase his pow­ers, to get wealth,…

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Dharma and Yoga

Dharma and Yoga

San­skrit has many deep and beau­ti­ful words. One of them is ‘Dhar­ma’. Dhar­ma is not an ide­ol­o­gy of a group, a par­tic­u­lar reli­gion or a phi­los­o­phy. It is not any ‘ism’. Dhar­ma is the intrin­sic, orig­i­nal nature or qual­i­ty. On a per­son­al lev­el, it could also be translated…

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Some practical guidance for sadhakas

Some practical guidance for sadhakas

Why do I feel dizzy after my Shak­ti awak­en­ing? There can be 3 rea­sons for dizzi­ness caused by Shak­ti: 1) Because of lack of sodi­um in your sys­tem: In this case you need to take more salt with your food or you can mix a bit of salt in ½ cup of water and drink. 2)…

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