The Mahabharata is an ancient Sanskrit epic poem that tells the story of the kingdom of Kurus. It's based on a real war that took place in the 13th or 14th century B.C. between the Kuru and Panchala tribes of the Indian subcontinent. It is regarded as both a historical account of Hinduism's birth and … Continue reading Legends & Myths of India: Krishna the Peace-maker
Haha, different kind of humor or post than typically found here, but variety is spice of life, and truth to someone who holds confidence within themselves.
Webster's dictionary defines alchemy as: "any seemingly magical process of transmuting ordinary materials into something of true merit." The roots of alchemy can be traced back to Egypt. The word alchemy may be derived from the Arabic "al kimiya" meaning "the magical craft of the black country." Ancient Egyptians were master metalworkers and believed that … Continue reading Introduction to Alchemy
I am locked inside myself Within a world of my creation A world only seen by me I am locked inside myself Inside holds worlds within worlds filled with stories to share Worlds only seen by me I am locked inside myself I feel as if I am as empty as a glass Transparent only … Continue reading SCREAM to Freedom
I use to say only a mantra in Sanskrit before and after each practice, understanding but not feeling truly what I was uttering, even though I knew its message based on what an internet instructor told me (I chose Ashtanga Yoga style as a guide to develop my own personal Yoga practice.) Now, beginning a … Continue reading Personal Meaning to Prayer or Setting an Intention