The famous Hakuin koan featuring the phrase "sound of the one hand" is often misquoted as "the sound of one hand clapping," resulting in an absurdity that renders the koan spiritually useless.
Garuda, a mythical bird, originated from Hindu mythology. A powerful predatory bird, he feeds exclusively on Nagas (serpents or dragon-like divine beings).
Every year, the Goddess of Mercy is said to open treasury on the 26th day of the Chinese New Year to help the poor. Anyone can "borrow" from her.
This is the concluding part of my experience with 'Drishti' or 'Buri Nazar' or 'Evil eye' as it is called. This experience with Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba taught me the the purpose and significance behind the concept of the evil and eye and the way to overcome it.
Heaven, a word used to describe the Afterlife of Christians who believe in Jesus Christ, actually means many things to many people. Where is Heaven? What is Heaven? Can we answer these questions?
Many people are asking me about the process of adopting Jainism as a religion. I receive a lot of emails from every corner of the world regarding this issue.
According to ancient text, Pixiu is an auspicious and powerful beast. It is known by several other names such as Pi Yao, Tian Lu, Bi Xie, Tao Ba, etc.
The Divine Life Society described Sri Anandamayi Ma as “the most perfect flower the Indian soil has ever produced.” Born in a small village in Bengal on April 30, 1896, her parents named her Nirmala Sundari Devi, which means ‘immaculate beauty’. She came to be recognized as a powerful...
In Hindu philosophical terms karma is a process of blind inevitability, a force of the universe, like gravity. You don‘t get a choice over how gravity works, your only choice is whether to jump off any high buildings, and whether to carry a parachute if you do.
Words of wisdom never grow old as proved by great Chinese philosphers whose thoughts are as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago.