Science and Spirituality

Lets take an example of how science and spirituality will deal with a situation and then proceed to understand the differences or similarities between them, if any. Let us for our example study “Hunger” as the subject. Science, tries to understand how hunger pangs develop, how our body and mind …

The story of Mr. Victim

This is the story of a man called Mr. Victim. Mr. Victim came from a broken family. Had never seen his parents together. At school, he was treated as an outcaste. In college, he was a loner. Throughout his profession, he was a victim of professional jealousy. To avoid, professional …

Understanding Astrology III

In the previous posts about Astrology, we have seen how The Theory of karma is the basis on which Astrology is built. Having said that, the purpose of Astrology is mainly to understand the individual from the perspective of their Karmic account – the good, the bad and the ugly. …

Effects of Meditation

There are many benefits that accrue when you meditate. There are many many websites that speak about the benefits of meditation and why one should meditate. However, my post is going to be a bit different in that, here I am going to discuss about what essentially happens when you …

Meditation

So many of us these days are into meditation. But what exactly is meditation? When I have asked friends who meditate they have always said that Meditation is concentration, focus, etc., But what does Yoga Vashista have to say about meditation, “Meditation is the continuous flow of one single thought”. …

Understanding Astrology II

In the previous post, we discussed about the three types of Karma – Sanchitha, Prarabdha and Agami Karma. But what does Karma mean? The literal meaning of Karma is Action. Action being central to our lives, it is impossible to avoid it. For, non-action also becomes a kind of action …