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James Cameron’s “Mahabharata” – The Blockbuster of the Kali Yuga

by Aranyakananda As I said in the last post, I’ve been reading quite a bit on the Mahabharata. As I was reading tonight, I commented to my wife that I could envision an updated version of the epic, possibly created … Continue reading

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Aum Yeshuaya Namah! and Happy Easter! हैप्पी ईस्टर!

by Aranyakananda I don’t really say “Happy Easter” too much not being a Germanic Pagan, nor a practicing Christian. But I have always considered how Jesus the Christ fits into my own Vaisnav worldview. I have considered him an avatar … Continue reading

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by Aranyakananda Maya is a word I use on this blog often. It means unreal, or illusory. Another word for maya is mithya. As Sanskrit is the root of many currently spoken languages, it should not be shocking to find … Continue reading

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ॐ, Gee!

by Aranyakananda I am kind of on a roll with a series of posts I have decided to unofficially refer to as “the Why Album.” Because Each has answered a “Why” of my own spiritual path. No one needs pay … Continue reading

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Don’t Disregard the Pope

by Aranyakananda I didn’t think I’d ever be saying this but…Don’t disregard the Pope. I used to think the Pope was proof that Idolatry was just as much a part of Catholicism as it was Hinduism. I try not to … Continue reading

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