Loving Ganesha

Front Cover
Himalayan Academy Publications
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

all praise to the authors of this wonderfull and super informative manual of advanced and informative book all praise mr subramuniya what alove for lord ganesh this book is full off. highly recomend 4 the advanced student and novice thankyou himalayan academy what abook. aum ganesha namaha aum. l hardinge 

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 541 - Who am I? Where did I come from? Where am I going?
Page 372 - The girls were sitting on one side of the room and the men on the other; everyone looked hot and self-conscious and uncomfortable.
Page 164 - This (in the beginning) was only the Lord of the Universe. His Word was with Him. This Word was His second. He contemplated. He said, 'I will deliver this Word so that she will produce and bring into being all this world.
Page 454 - Om [bhür bhuvah svah] tat savitur varenyam, bhargo devasya dhimahi, dhiyoyo nah prachodayät. "(O Divine Beings of all three worlds,] we meditate upon the glorious splendor of the Vivifier divine. May He illumine our minds" (Rig Veda 3.62.10 VE). This sacred verse is also called the Savitri Mantra, being addressed to Savitri, the Sun as Creator, and is considered a universal mystic formula so significant that it is called Vedamätri, "mother of the Vedas.
Page 498 - World of Siva," and of the Gods and highly evolved souls; the causal plane, also called Karanaloka. tilaka...
Page 50 - ... destruction is not only manifest in the turn of the seasons and in the birth and death of all living creatures, but is also the very essence of inorganic matter. According to quantum field theory, all interactions between the constituents of matter take place through the emission and absorption of vital particles. More than that, the dance of creation and destruction is the basis of the very existence of matter, since all material particles " self-interact " by emitting and reabsorbing virtual...
Page 438 - Light." The circling or waving of a lamp — usually fed with ghee, camphor or oil — before a holy person or the temple Deity at the high point of puja. The flame is then presented to the devotees, each passing his or her hands through it and bringing them to the eyes three times, thereby receiving the blessings.
Page 466 - It is with the mind, truly, that one sees. It is with the mind that one hears. Desire, determination, doubt, faith, lack of faith, steadfastness, lack of steadfastness, shame, intellection, fear, all this is truly mind. Therefore even if one is touched on his back, he discerns it with his mind.
Page 438 - A special, personal, abbreviated puja done by temple priests in which the name, birthstar and family lineage of a devotee are recited to invoke individual guidance and blessings. Archana also refers to chanting the names of the Deity, which is a central part of every puja. See: puja. in dim Hindu: SnflfFtJ "Half-Hindu.
Page 50 - ... portray the patterns of the cosmic dance. The bubble-chamber photographs of interacting particles, which bear testimony to the continual rhythm of creation and destruction in the universe, are visual images of the dance of Shiva equalling those of the Indian artists in beauty and profound significance. The metaphor of the cosmic dance thus unifies ancient mythology, religious art, and modern physics. It is indeed, as Coomaraswamy has said, 'poetry, but none the less science'.

Bibliographic information