Kali

ॐ ह्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं क्लीं हूं दाक्श्रिणे कालीके ह्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं क्लीं हूं नमः Om hreem hreem kleem kleem hum daakshine kaalike – hreem hreem kleem kleem hum namah The mantra above corresponds to Kali – Om represents the lifecycle of the universe, hreem and kleem represent Lakshmi / Sita, hum represents Shiva (Kali’s consort)… Continue reading Kali

Innengard

In early Anglo-Saxon and Norse culture, the Innengard is the community sanctuary — there is a fence separating the Innengard from the Utengard. This is explored in “We are our Deeds” — the premise is that the law separates society from the outlaws — the law keeps outsiders outside the fence. Within the Innengard is… Continue reading Innengard

Govinda

गोविन्दमादिपुरुषं तामहं भजामि Govindam adi purusham tam aham bjajaami – Brahma Samhitaa “I worship Govinda, the primeval Lord” – trans. by Bhaktisiddhaanta Sarasvatii Gosvaamii Thaakura An interesting alternate meaning to “bjaj” is “enjoy carnally.” It has further meanings of “adore, worship, love, court, cook, give, favor, partake of and to be devoted to.” This has… Continue reading Govinda

Eucharist

The Eucharist is the reflection of God’s covenant with man, reflected in a spiritual feast commemorating the highest sacrifice. There are several eucharist’s, other than the Christian one. There is also the eucharist of prasadam and the highest eucharist, that of communion with one’s partner. According to Thomas Aquinas, the miracle of transubstantiation occurs through… Continue reading Eucharist