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Santi – The Inner State of Equanimity

Sānti, the Sanskrit word, is synonymous with with quietude, calmness or stillness of the mind, a state of restfulness, which is beyond the movement or disturbance of mental waves. The closest word to peace, Śānti, Svasti meaning ‘the absence of agitation’.As the world observes the International Day of . . .


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Ganesha Chaturthi – The Advent of Supremely Auspicious Lord

Śrī Gaṇeśa is the primeval Lord of invocations and auspiciousness, the most loved Deity and personification of wisdom who makes Himself readily accessible and pleased, eager to bestow boons to beings. The Vedas reveal His seed invocation mantra as – aum gam gaṇapataye namaḥ – “reverential surrender of ‘mine . . .


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Raksha Bandhan – The Sacred Bond of Protection

The Vedic festivals and ceremonies are the closest reflections of the practices, rituals and value systems adhered by the evolved cultural societies of the Ancients, who lived in higher sentience and celebrated life. The vedic insight of relationships is rooted in seeing the divinity in all and exchanging fraternal bonds . . .


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Sisterhood – A Woman’s Inveterate Bond

Women are pivotal mainstays for the cultural roots of any civilization. To understand the prosperity, education and greatness of a culture, one may just observe the women’s identity, their companionship and fortitude with their siblings, which form their life’s dispositions. In the Vedic culture, a woman lives with . . .


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