Religion and Spiritualism

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Swamiye Sharanam Ayyappa

Authors: Sai Venkatesh Balasubramanian
Comments: 21 Pages.

With verses traceable back to the Vedic ages, and a presence continuously seen until the present day, worship of the Lord Dharma Shaasta most popularly known as Ayyappan remains a strong forte of the Hindu faith. However, with origins hazy and shrouded in mystery, there is also a thick cloud of mystery and controversial notions surrounding the Lord, with the real truth being as good as deeply hidden and buried underground. The discussion attempts to address this topic from all angles such as literature, temples and spirituality.
Category: Religion and Spiritualism

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Twelve Concepts in Indian Spirituality

Authors: Sai Venkatesh Balasubramanian
Comments: 9 Pages.

This article introduces with necessary philosophical basis, the perception of “Dwaadasha Tattva” or twelve concepts, enshrining twelve key deities of Indian Spirituality. These are Lalitha Ambika (Parabrahman), Dharma Shasta (Guru), Shiva (Existence), Shakti (Attributes), Maayon (Narayana), Skanda (Guruguha), Vinaayaka (Pranava), Durga (Kriya Shakti), Lakshmi (Iccha Shakti), Saraswathi (Jnaana Shakti), Brahma (Creator), Aaditya (Universe), Aanjaneya (Bhakti).
Category: Religion and Spiritualism