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The “Extra” Nakshatra: Abhijit

During the ancient Vedic period there was a 28th Nakshatra called Abhijit, which spanned from 6°40′ to 10°53′ in Capricorn/Makara in the Sidereal Zodiac. This overlaps small portions of both the 21st Nakshatra, Uttarashadha and the 22nd Nakshatra, Shravana. According to Hindu myth, the 27 Nakshatras are the … Continue reading

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The Gunas: The Three Constituents of Prakriti

Before going further into the Nakshatras and Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology), we need to become familiar with both the three Gunas and the four motivations of life. Let’s begin with the Gunas, which are the intrinsic qualities or tendencies of Prakriti, … Continue reading

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The Eighth Limb of Yoga: Samadhi समाध

The final limb of the Eight Limbs of Yoga is                                                               … Continue reading

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The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana

The sixth of the eight limbs of yoga is Dharana.                                                             … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace on Earth

When I first joined Bloggers For Peace a certain                                                                 … Continue reading

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The Four Noble Truths: The Truth of The Origin of Suffering (Samudaya)

What causes us to suffer? What is it that                                                               … Continue reading

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