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    This is why Shiva is so relevant

    He is a deity of the eons, not just a historical or cultural image. Shiva is relevant to all of us as a formulation of the highest truth and consciousness, the spiritual power behind nature, and the deeper self-awareness beyond the known universe. If we carefully examine the tradition of Shiva worship, we find something […]

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    The Non-Dual Reality of Lord Shiva

    By David Frawley Shiva is ultimately a deity that represents the non-dualistic Absolute beyond all the contraries and oppositions of this dualistic world of time, space, and karma. He is the force of transcendent unity that is more than the combination of opposites and holds simultaneously the power of both sides of all dualities. Shiva […]

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    The many benefits of Saraswati Puja

    By Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Allowing the cosmic feminine principle to fully express itself through all forms of art, without fear or manipulation, is the essence of true culture. Saraswati Puja is one of the most important annual events of India or Bharatiya culture going back centuries – a wonderful festival of art […]

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    Reclaiming your own Direct Experience of Life

    By David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) Most of us are so caught up in the demands of our outer lives that we forget to examine our own inner experience of life from moment to moment. If we look deeply we will see that we seldom allow ourselves to experience our own lives fully and directly. Yet […]

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    Consciousness, the Key to All Vedic Disciplines

    By David Frawley Modern physics is looking for a unitary field of consciousness to explain the coherence of the laws of nature. Such a universal consciousness is proposed behind and beyond all time, space and energy, as their origin and end. Yogic spirituality has long taught how to discover this unitary field of consciousness within […]

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    Our Life Movement in Consciousness

    Exclusive to American Institute of Vedic Studies by Dr. David Frawley To be able to perceive the reality of who we are and what this marvelous universe is about, we must first realize that in our ordinary human state of mind that we are not truly conscious or aware. We are not aware of who […]

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    Astrology as a Spiritual Science

    From the Classic Text “Astrology of the Seers” by Dr. David Frawley Astrology should be a spiritual science. Our birth chart is a mirror of our soul and its particular incarnation. In our stars we see the growth and evolution of our inner being from life to life. This does not mean that we can […]

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    AYURVEDIC LIFE REGIMENS: Your Key to Complete Well-being

    From Dr. David Frawley’s Classic text AYURVEDIC HEALING Sattvic Living All human beings should follow a sattvic or pure life‑style that gives peace and clarity of mind. The remedial measures in Ayurveda are generally of a sattvic (harmonious) nature. Physical purity includes pure diet, with raw or freshly cooked vegetarian food, pure air and water, […]

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    How India can establish Ram Rajya today

    Let us embrace the cause of Dharma on earth and give up the conflict and duality caused by adharma. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO. Sri Rama is the ideal ruler whose image has dominated the history of India. He is the avatar of Dharma, which is right action, […]