Ardhanarishvara: Perfect Synthesis of Male & Female

Ardhanarishvara expresses the unity of masculine and feminine energies of the totality (Purusha and Prakriti), and illuminates how Shakti, the female principle of the Divine, is integral to Shiva, the male principle of the Divine. The union of these principles is honoured as the essence and womb of all creation. … More Ardhanarishvara: Perfect Synthesis of Male & Female

Rudraksha: The Holy Bead

The extraordinary properties and celestial powers of Rudraksha have been illuminated in the ancient Hindu Shastras such as Rudraksha Jabala Upanishad, Padma Purana, Shiva Mahapurana, Devi Purana and Bhagavat Purana. In the Shiva Mahapurana, Shiva told Parvati, “My love, any deity can be worshipped with the Rudraksha…Lords Shiva, Vishnu, Devi, Ganesh, Surya and other Gods … More Rudraksha: The Holy Bead

Arunachala ~ Fire Incarnation of Shiva

“The supreme knowledge (Self-knowledge), which cannot be attained without great difficulty, can easily be attained by anyone who sees the form of this hill from wherever it is visible or who even thinks of it by mind from afar.” – Shiva, Arunachala Mahatmyam Arunachala is a fire incarnation of Shiva. It means “the unchanging light,” … More Arunachala ~ Fire Incarnation of Shiva