The Sacred

Student: Many people are worried about nuclear war.They think it may come very soon. Śrīdhar Mahārāj: That is a point on a line, a line on a plane, a plane in a solid.So many times wars are coming and going; so many times the sun, the earth, and the solar systems disappear and again spring […]

Reincarnation Sickness and a Dark Yajña

oṁ kravyādam agniṁ prainomi dūraṁ yamarājyo ‘gacchatu vipravaāḥ “I cast the inauspicious fire in charge of burning corpses far away. May those who oppose this rite go to the kingdom of death”.

Satyam – Shivam – Sundaram

Satyam – Shivam – Sundaram Act I – IV 2016 Acrylic on paper 190 x 140mm This work is symbolises a scene in the conceptual reality described in the Brahma-saṁhitā, where the womb of Māyā is being penetrated by the glance of Śrī Viṣṇu. The fundamental fabric of reality revealed in the Veda is consciousness, […]

Meat Lovers Delight

It has been told in the scriptures that to hanker for something [in this world] is a heart-disease. It is mentioned in Bhāgavatam by Śukadev Goswāmī, kāmaṁ hṛd-rogam.“‘I want this, I want that, I want thousands, I want millions—that is heart-disease, and not real. When I was a hog, I devoured a hillock of stools, […]

Klim Power

“Let Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī purify the whole world, because She has surrendered Herself completely unto Krishna. Out of Her ecstatic love for Him, She sometimes acted just like an addled person and attempted to churn curd, although there was no curd in the pot. And seeing this, Krishna became so enchanted by Rādhārāṇī that He began […]

The Guessing Game

brahmāṇḍa bhramite kona bhāgyavān jīva guru-kṛṣṇa-prasāde pāya bhakti-latā-bīja “According to their karma, all living entities are wandering throughout the entire universe. Some of them are being elevated to the upper planetary systems, and some are going down into the lower planetary systems. Out of many millions of wandering living entities, one who is very fortunate […]

Svaha

When Driving into Melbourne, graffiti starts to pop up on the freeway barriers and road signs, building in intensity the closer you get to certain suburbs.  This reminded me of an idea of a tag I had when talking to my son about street art. Taking  ” Svaha” an auspicious ending used when chanting certain […]

Cliché

The internet stole my momentAnd turned it into a cliché.

KYFC

kaler doṣa-nidhe rājannasti hy eko mahān guṇaḥ kīrttanād eva kṛṣṇasya mukta-bandhaḥ paraṁ vrajet ~Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 12.3.51 O King, this age of Kali is a reservoir of inauspiciousness, yet it has but one glorious quality: in this age, simply by chanting the Holy Name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the soul is freed from the bondage of Māyā and […]