Category Archives: chakras

Vaisnavaganza: Adishesha

by Aranyakananda The next “face of Vishnu” is not necessarily a “face of Vishnu” at all, though He is considered to be an avatar of either Mahavishnu or Narayana, depending on who you ask. As such, He is said to … Continue reading

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Vaisnavaganza: Ganga Devi

by Aranyakananda Not a manifestation of, or an avatar of Vishnu, but still holding a rightful place in the Vaisnav-theon, is Ganga Devi. You see Ganga Devi, manifesting on our Earth as the River Ganges, flowed from the feet of … Continue reading

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Lunch-Break Wheelchair Suryanamaskar

by Aranyakananda Suryanamaskar is intended to be done at dawn, as the sun rises, ideally, I think. But there are really no rules when it comes to dharma. Therefore, on Saturdays I have come to practice my own version of … Continue reading

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Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare

by Aranyakananda It is said that one can brighten up one’s immediate environment by reciting the Mahamantra, or the Hare Krishna Mantra. I have been trying to do 108 repetitions each day and each night on mala beads, and I … Continue reading

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Jai Maa Saraswati Devi AUM!

by Aranyakananda As Navratri is again upon us, one would suspect, and rightfully I think, that with a blog entitled Rolling With Vishnu, that I would be celebrating Lakshmi Devi. Well, don’t worry, I plan to attend the Lakshmi Puja … Continue reading

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Krishna Janmashtami In October?…I Have No Qualms About That

by Aranyakananda Back in August, on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, Swami Vidyadhishananda Giri gave a workshop in Chicago, IL. I was not able to make it there, and I thought that was that, because I was under the impression … Continue reading

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A Woefully Abbreviated View of Traditional Yoga

by Aranyakananda I was flipping through the channels on TV late last night, insomniac as I am sometimes, when I came to the Colbert Report on Comedy Central. Normally Colbert gives a skewed view of the far right wing politics … Continue reading

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