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Medulla Oblongadda-da-Vida, Baby!

by Aranyakananda Science has indicated that there is a center in the brain which kicks in during “religious experiences” or moments of devotional fervor, or bhakti Yoga. I will not post a link to this research because it is readily … Continue reading

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A Follow-up Piece In Regard to Leading By Example Vs. Taking Action

by Aranyakananda I wrote this piece a few weeks ago: https://rollingwithvishnu.wordpress.com/2012/09/24/sanatana-dharma-it-is-not-about-proselytizing-but-not-laissez-faire-spiritualism-either/ In it I made the point that while there comes a time when you have to let others go their own way, there is also a time to “step … Continue reading

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Hindu Foundations of Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

by Aranyakananda I was referred to the book “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho by another blogger recently. Since then I have read it in about 2 days, and have referred others to it, and quoted it on a couple of … Continue reading

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