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Out Templing with the Wife

by Aranyakananda I am beginning to suspect my wife is lovely. Last week she and I realized that it was the first weekend in time out of mind that we did not have anything planned. At first my wife said … Continue reading

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Shanti x 3

by Aranyakananda Today I was fortunate to be able to view a live feed of a discourse given by Swami Vidyadhishananda which he gave on the topic of the Taittiriya Upanishad. It is one of the primary Upanishads from the … Continue reading

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Jai Gurudev Vidyadhishananda-ji

by Aranyakananda Swami Vidyadhishananda-ji assured me of a general upswing in fortunes in August, and I am happy to report that I have obtained full-time work for the first time in a year and a half, beginning on Aug 6. … Continue reading

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Lessons From This Year’s Gurupurnima

by Aranyakananda I got to have a darshan with Swami Vidyadhishananda with several members of my Temple by video live feed on Tuesday. We had some technical difficulties but his truth came through, regardless. We got what we needed out … Continue reading

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Gurupurnima, My Hopes For My 33rd Year, and a “Supernatural” Event

by Aranyakananda When I first embarked on my spiritual quest, I believe that because I was first opening my eyes to what was “there” I may have had experiences around that time that I would not otherwise have had. I … Continue reading

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