November 30, 2018

panta kathara tois katharois – to the pure, all things are pure!

Excerpt from the book ADHYATMIKTA QUOTE Legend, as mentioned in yāmala texts like Rudra and Brahma, attests to a story, with slight variations, wherein Vasistha, son of Brahma, practiced severe austerity in Blue Mountains, Nilachala, at the site of the celebrated temple of goddess Kāmākhyā. Unable to succeed in his sādhanā in spite of strenuous effort, an angry Vasistha asks Brahma for a different mantra, or he would curse this Mahāvidyāḥ. Brahma stops him from uttering the curse and then describes Tārā as a Supreme Shakti who saves from all dangers, as lustrous as ten million suns, as soothing as…
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July 21, 2018

Tarakhepa: Story of a Saint

Manimohan Goswami was a young man during the rule of British India, born in Bangladesh, and like many others of that era, took to armed revolution as a means of overthrowing the foreign rulers. Manimohan had a spiritual inclination from childhood, having been intiated into some mantra in a dream when he was a kid, but other than that his primary focus was towards revolutionary activites. It is said he used to be feared by others, even his friends, for his great daredevilry, and his expertise is usage of firearms. One day he got an opportunity to perform the Amarnath…
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April 20, 2018


Ekajaṭī or Ekajaṭā, (Sanskrit: “One Plait Woman”; one who has one knot of hair), also known as Māhacīnatārā originated in Tibet and later found her way into India during the time of Nalanda in 7th century through the Baudha Tantric master Nagarjuna. Along with Palden Lhamo, Ekajaṭā is considered as the most fierce form of Shakti and also the protector of the most secret mantra, the inner Tantra-s and the non-dual state of Dzogchen. Among the various colors associated with the patheon of Tara, she is also known as Blue Tara. This is the very same Goddess who becomes Mahavidya Tara…
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