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The Twenty-fourth Nakshatra: Shatabhishak

The 24th of the 27 Nakshatras is Shatabhishak, spanning from 6°40′ to 20°00′ in Aquarius/Kumbha in the Sidereal Zodiac. Shata, शत, means one hundred, and bhishak or bhisha, भिषक् or भीषा, means intimidation. As a side note the similar bisa, बिस, means whole lotus plant, and the symbol for this Nakshatra … Continue reading

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The Seventeenth Nakshatra: Anuradha

The seventeenth of the 27 Nakshatras is Anuradha, which spans from 3°20′ to 16°40′ in Scorpio/Vrishchika in the Sidereal Zodiac. Anuradha, अनुराध, is nearly identical to anuradha, अनूराध, which means causing happiness. The symbol for this Nakshatra is the lotus flower, whose beauty rises out of stagnant and murky waters towards the Sun to … 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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Book Review: A Beautiful Medicine

After reading the post, The Universe Is All of Us,                                                               Licensed … Continue reading

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Om Mani Padme Hum: The Bodhisattva Mantra

Om Mani Padme Hum is a mantra associated with                                                               … Continue reading

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