Agni: Deity of Fire

Agni is the deity of fire, and the carrier of sacrifices to the gods. He is also a deity of divine knowledge, who guides humans to the celestial realm. More specifically, Agni is the messenger who transmits all the prayers and intentions of human beings/devotees to the gods. No spirit is accessible without the vehicle of Agni, and no divinity is without the presence of Agni. Not only does Agni deliver the offerings from human beings to gods, but he also brings the gods to the altar. … More Agni: Deity of Fire

Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

Consider taking yoga your practice into the serene outdoors, while complementing it with the tranquility of a nearby river, stream, or hillside. With the sweet melody of chirping birds, a cool breeze on your skin and the blessed sun shining down on you, it just makes perfect sense! Even five to ten minutes of outdoor activity greatly improves one’s mental well-being. … More Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

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