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Festivals

Jagannath Rath Yatra

Spanning across nine days, the festival of Jagannath Rath Yatra has been celebrated for approximately 500 years. As much as the festival displays splendour and grandeur, it is first and foremost a lesson on humility and devotion. Jagannath comprises of the words Jaga meaning universe and Nath which means Lord. As one of the incarnations… Continue reading Jagannath Rath Yatra

Contemplations

Apropos Death

Trigger Warning: Suicide, death, mental health; please close the page and do not read further if you are dealing with any of these issues. Death, a term that evokes fear, has held a curiosity for me from a very young age. It was never the morbid but a romanticised version of death. During my adolescent… Continue reading Apropos Death

Festivals

Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej is celebrated on the third lunar day of Shukla Paksha in the Vaishakh month of the Hindu calendar. The Sanskrit word ‘Akshaya’ comprises of ‘A’ (not) and ‘Kshaya’ (erode). It means that which does not decay, diminish or erode. According to Vedas, the Treta Yug commenced on Akshaya Tritiya. This… Continue reading Akshaya Tritiya

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Contemplations

Affirmations and Toxic Positivity

Affirmations have been used for years as a tool for invoking positivity and kindness for self. However, I have only ever had a “hate" relationship with this word. Somehow, affirmations have never quite resonated with me and I have always felt them as hollow words even when I have earnestly tried to imbibe them as… Continue reading Affirmations and Toxic Positivity

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Contemplations

Kill The Buddha

The renowned haiku master from the land of the rising sun – Basho – once said “Kill the Buddha ~ do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought”. There seems to be a great amount of wisdom in these words. I think he was onto something when he… Continue reading Kill The Buddha

Meditations

Protected: Infinity Meditation for Cutting Off Negativity

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Chakras, Meditations

Protected: Meditation For Aura Cleansing and Chakra Balancing

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Meditations

Protected: Golden Egg Meditation for Protection

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