It narrates the encounter between knowledge seeking Satyakam and sage Gautama contained in the Chandogya Upanishad. We see that though Satyakam is unable to name his father his truthfulness establishes his Brahmanya in the eyes of the sage.
At the Shrimandira of Shri Jagannath , Makara Sankranti is elaborately celebrated as the Uttarayana Yatra of the Divine Trinity- Shri Balabhadra , Devi Subhadra and Shri Jagannath.
Apsara Madhura transition from Mandodari -the queen of Lanka; to the widow of Ravana and then remarriage to Vibhishana establishes her as a powerful ambassadorial woman; finally achieving a position as one of the Pancha Kanyas eternalized her.
On Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, we reflect on his contribution to the re-emergence of India as a nation.
Bhakti is not mere faith, it is not mere chanting of bhajans or listening to Satsang. Bhakti in its primary sense refers to the highest love which is of the nature of modification of the melted mind directed continuously and uninterruptedly towards Ishwara.
In the Gurukuls atmosphere, student’s energies are totally focused on studies that too for dedicated hours and not at all distracted as is the fate of students in the modern institutions.
The Sanskruti and tradition of Shri Jagannath stands as a witness as well a symbol of hope, illuminating the wellbeing and unification of mankind.
Dharma refers to righteous duties, which acts as a link between Artha and Kama, on the one hand, and Moksha, on the other, and facilitates attainment of Artha and Kama, all the while also leading one towards dispassion and Moksha.
Bhagavad Gita is a compendium of the essence of the whole of the Veda-vedānta-śāstra, which is the goal of our human existence and the Karma-yoga which should be the way we lead our lives in order to attain it.
Bhakti is the “Parama-Purushartha” or the ultimate goal of life