September 2016

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  • Painting of Hindu deity of Goddess Durga Mahishasur Mardini, Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore

    Who is Goddess Durga and why we celebrate Navratras

    She is protective form of Shakti, burning up all ignorance, as her fiery nature energises our highest motivation. The following article by Yogini Shambhavi Devi was first published by Daily O The Devi-Mahatmya (Greatness of the Goddess) glorifies the Mother Goddess as the embodiment of the Earth, in which she sustains, nurtures and cares for […]

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    Goddess Durga is no myth or superstition

    She is the ultimate iconic form, present in every expression, movement and mood, natural and supernatural. This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO India is the land of the Divine Mother, honouring her wonderful names, forms and manifestations on all levels of existence, great and small. India as a country is […]

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    Why Varna is Not Caste

    The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by birth. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts: The Four Varna system of ancient India was originally based upon the idea of an organic social […]

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    Sanskritization: A New Model of Language Development

    The process of Sanskritization is evident not only in the languages of North India that appear to derive from it, but also in the many Sanskrit loan words found in Dravidian languages, including Tamil. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts. The Current Indo-European Model: The Migration of the Proto-Indo-Europeans […]

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    The hidden truth behind Sri Ganesha’s mystic image

    Ganesha is said to be the remover of obstacles, which he is most energised to accomplish on Ganesh Chaturthi. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO. Lord Ganesha is one of the oldest and most revered Hindu deities, as well as the most distinctive. His head of an elephant, enigmatic […]