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Mind…Blown…Maybe

I was watching an episode of my new favorite show, “Global Spirit” over the weekend, I think it was the one with Karen Armstrong in it. She said that the word “believe” in the context of the New Testament originally … Continue reading

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A Very Thorough Review of the Film “Enlighten Up”

by Aranyakananda This is a review of the film “Enlighten Up”, about the transformational potential of yoga. I will be going through the details of the film and giving my thoughts, so, you know, SPOILER ALERT!, and all that. This … Continue reading

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King Kulasekhara & The Alwars and Nayanmars

by Aranyakananda mabhir manda-mano vicintya bahudha yamis ciram yatana naivami prabhavanti papa-ripavah svami nanu sridharah alasyam vyapaniya bhakti-sulabham dhyayasva narayanam lokasya vyasanapanodana-karo dasasya kim na kshamah O foolish mind, stop your fearful fretting about the extensive torments dealt out by … Continue reading

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I Agree With the Dalai Lama About Going Beyond Religion. Kind of.

by Aranyakananda I’ll have to see where this post takes me before I title it. I am not sure what my stance is on the Dalai Lama recently stating that it is time for humanity to let go of, or … Continue reading

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