• Nakṣatra - A Nakṣatra or lunar mansion is one of the 27/28 divisions of the sky, identified by the prominent star(s) in them, used in Vedic astrology. Historical (medieval) Hindu astrology enumerated either 27 or 28 nakṣatras depending on the system of usage. It is generally always 27 unless sarvatobhadra or such chakra is being used. Each […]
  • Initiation - Mṛtyuṅjaya Mantra त्र्यंबक्कं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टीवर्धनम्। उर्वारुकमिव बन्दनाम् मृत्योर्मोक्षीय मामृतात्॥ tryaṁbakkaṁ yajāmahe sugandhiṁ puṣṭīvardhanam| urvārukamiva bandanām mṛtyormokṣīya māmṛtāt|| Understanding the subtleties of this mahā mantra as taught by Maharṣi Vasiṣṭha, the grandsire of Parāśara. Mṛtyuṅjaya Mantra Initiation Initiation | Download and Print
  • Māsa: The Month - मासश्चैत्रो थ वैशाखो ज्येष्ठ आषाढ संज्ञकः। ततस्तु श्रावणो भाद्रपदाथाश्चिनसंज्ञकः॥ कार्तिको मार्गशीर्षश्च पौशो माघोथ फाल्गुनः। एतानि मासनामानि चैत्रा दीनां क्रमाद्विदुः॥ māsaścaitro tha vaiśākho jyeṣṭha āṣāḍha saṁjñakaḥ| tatastu śrāvaṇo bhādrapadāthāśvinasaṁjñakaḥ || kārtiko mārgaśīrṣaśca pauśo māghotha phālgunaḥ | etāni māsanāmāni caitrā dīnāṁ kramādviduḥ || Months are called māsa and there are twelve months in a year (saṁvatsara, varṣa). […]