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Diwali

Diwali

Deepavali, the Festival of Lights, is one of the largest and most widely celebrated festivals across India and with South Asians all over the world. The festival gets its name from the Sanskrit words deepa (lamp), and avali (row). On this day, Indians light lamps...
Feng Shui and The Use of Tibetan Prayer Flags

Feng Shui and The Use of Tibetan Prayer Flags

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors, when the sun is at its most active period. The longer daylight hours help to make our garden grow and our flowers blossom. It is time for celebrations and blessings.  A great way to bless our surroundings is...
Mudras

Mudras

What is a Mudra? You have heard the word before and if you have ever been to yoga you have probably even used one or two Mudras. But what is a mudra and more importantly what is the point? In Sanskrit, Mudra is defined an attitude, gesture or seal. It is a series...
Shiva Symbolism

Shiva Symbolism

SHIVA SYMBOLISM Trishul – Represents the three basic Nadis, Shiva’s ability to destroy evil and ignorance. Ash – Symbolizes the ability to transcend this world and to not be affected by it. The end of the material existence. Cobra – Filter for...
Vajra Cross

Vajra Cross

Originally associated with the Vedic god Indra, the Vajra (Sanskrit), or Dorje (Tibetan) is a tool wielded by various Hindu and Buddhist deities, and used in ceremony by Buddhist monks. The Dorje is a lightening bolt of consciousness that disintegrates ignorance, and...