writings highlight how devotional Hindus search for God and integrate
lessons from ancient Indian literature with contemporary relevance. Out
of the numerous routes available to reach God, he is attracted to
Bhakti Yoga, which aims at discovering ourselves by directing our love
towards the Divine within. Read more...
derives theoretical concepts mainly from the Bhagavad Gita, the Epics
and Puranas, the Upanishads, and the teachings of the Bhakti Saints. In
the midst of diverse philosophies and paths, including the devotional
and the intellectual, our aim as spiritual seekers remains the same: to
recognize the true relationship of our individual souls (jiva) with the
Supreme Soul (Paramatma).
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Vibrations from musical
instruments and vocal cords are often offered to God in places of
worship and homes. In the Bhakti traditions, devotees use music as a
means to reach God by forgetting themselves as they sing hymns,
mantras, and the names of their favorite form of the Lord. Similarly,
the non-dualist worshipper of music forgets oneself in music to
remember nothing but musical sound.
can visit this page for some introductory
lessons and articles on Indian Classical Music.
Hindu way of life aims at developing a harmonious relationship with
nature that involves worship, care, and comprehension. While Indian
festivals celebrate the victory of goodness, which is nature’s higher
mode, ahimsa and the worship of trees and rivers reflect concern for
nature. While Ayurveda focuses on balancing the five elements of
material nature in our body, Vedic Astrology is a window to partly
glance at how Mother Nature ties all events together in her creation.
All social interactions complement an individual soul’s search for the
Divine when they are accompanied by his remembrance.
Expressions to learn more about the Hindu way of
Impressions for God
book touches the core of Hindu spirituality by presenting its
devotional feel, which involves directly connecting to God through the
surrender of everyday actions or a love affair with the Divine. While
exploring the spiritual choices that are available to practicing
Hindus, techniques for remembering the Personal God, and our
relationship with Nature, Devotional Hinduism offers tips to college
students and employees seeking to incorporate Eastern wisdom in their