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Yes, Master.

by Aranyakananda Anyone who has been fortunate to find his or her true Satguru in this life will often refer to this person as “Master.” The Master’s word and will becomes as good as Scripture. Master, as in…I don’t know, … 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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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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Video Darshan with Swami Vidyadhishananda

by Aranyakananda I was given the unique experience of seeing Swami Vidyadhishananda Giri give a Mahashivratri discourse today via live feed. It was unique in that he is a master, a Swami of Himalayan order, but currently in the U.S., … Continue reading

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