Tag Archives: Hinduism

Manifestation

The nearly worn out guided meditation tape from my college friend Andy played in the cassette deck. I had stumbled across the tape earlier while searching for an old mixtape to play as background music. Andy was a proponent of … Continue reading

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Is It Your Karma?

The term “Karma” is fully integrated into modern, western, popular culture.  When something bad or good happens, some people say, it came about because he or she has bad Karma or good Karma. This secular usage of the word “Karma” … Continue reading

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Thoughts Involving Yama

On my 28th birthday, many years ago, a simple card arrived from my guru.  He wished me well and reminded me to contemplate Yama.  The previous year, he had given a talk about Yama, one of the Tibetan wrathful deities … Continue reading

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Fascination With Sri Chinmoy

1973 was a watershed year for my inner life.  It was a time of sorting through various occult arts and study.  Personal meditation practice had become more focused.  My musical tastes were expanding into new directions, as well. Music provides … Continue reading

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The End Of Kali Yuga?

A person could have been asleep under the proverbial rock for many years and still know that something is seriously amiss in today’s civilization.  Something negative has been slowly but surely growing for the past several centuries.  That something apparently … Continue reading

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Makar Sankranti Today!

The holiday season on bluejayblog rarely ends. Aside from New Year’s Day, today marks the first of many for the year.   According to scripture, today, Surya, the god of the sun, visits the house of Shani, his son, we know … Continue reading

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A Vivekananda Sampler

Anyone who even casually studies the nation of India, soon realizes that the country is awash in various religions and spiritual traditions.  I would be hard pressed to find a more religious nation than India. One of the key players … Continue reading

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