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Orit Sen-Gupta

In the heart there is a brilliant lotus with twelve petals adorned with brilliant signs. It has the letters from kha to tha, the twelve beautiful letters. The prana lives there, adorned with various desires, accompanied by its past works that have no beginning, and joined with ahamkara (ego). The Shiva and Gheranda Samhita Orit […]

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

When the yogi is grounded in Ahimsa or non-harming, hostility is abandoned in his presence. When grounded in satya or truth, action and its fruit depend on him. When grounded in asteya or non-stealing, all jewels come to him. When grounded in brahmacarya or moving towards Brahman (chastity), he obtains vitality. When standing in greedlessness, […]

Shakuntala

Seeing rare beauty, hearing lovely sounds, even a happy man becomes strangely uneasy… perhaps he remembers, without knowing why, loves of another life buried deep in his being. Play: SHAKUNTALA By Abhinavagupta (10th century Kashmiri poet)  

Heart

Heart I implore you, it’s time to come back from the dark, It’s morning, The hills are pink and the roses whatever they felt In the valley of night are opening now their soft dresses, their leaves are shining. Why are you laggard? Sure you have seen this a thousand times, which isn’t half enough. […]

3 things to teach

Some say that my teaching is nonsense. Others call it lofty but impractical. But to those who have looked inside themselves, this nonsense make perfect sense. And to those who put it into practice, This loftiness has roots that go deep. I have just three things to teach: Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your […]

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