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Mukul Shri Goel is a spiritual writer who highlights how Hindus approach God and integrates lessons from ancient Indian literature with contemporary relevance.
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Tag Archives: Culture
On Guru Purnima, we remember our personal mentors, whose cumulative efforts enable learning. Alternatively, we may chose to remember Maharishi Ved Vyas  or the more recent bhakti saints like Tulasidasa or Ramakrishna Paramhansa, who, through their words, still make … Continue reading
It is believed that during the Samudra Manthan, a mythological tale where the great ocean was churned by the shared labor of the divine and evil forces to gain divine riches from nature, Dhanvantari, the physician of the gods, appeared … Continue reading
For Hindus, trees are living beings entirely permeated by the Divine. While Bargad, Amla, and Kadamb have immense spiritual significance, the Pipal (Ashvattha; Sacred Fig) is particularly distinguished. Because many Hindus see their Lord in the Pipal tree, they offer … Continue reading
While nothing less than realization of our eternal connection with Brahman is expected from a satguru — the spiritual guru who is trusted to guide our soul — the Indian culture has some guidelines for advisors and teachers of all … Continue reading
Namaste has been the traditional Hindu greeting to both family as well as strangers. However, with cordiality escaping from our hearts, the use of the term is becoming more like a burdensome ritual, and at some instances the greeting is … Continue reading