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Avatar Leads The Pack In Web Site’s Most Spiritual Movies

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Movies about aliens, air travel, cooking, and the war in Iraq were all among the most “spiritually literate” films of 2009, according to the Web site SpiritualityandPractice.com. Chief among them is “Avatar,” a movie where the Hindu concept of the same name is loosely used. Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, the Web site’s founders, say the […]

Indovation = India + Innovation

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Innovation tailored to the demands and incomes of consumers in India is the new big trend in business. Global companies are now bending over backwards to innovate for India – there’s even a new term for it, “Indovation” – and the key theme is to skin prices down till they fit into the Indian hip […]

Buddhist Monk Sells Photographs to Build Monastery

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Buddhist Lama and photographer: not the most common combination. American-born Nicholas Vreeland has been a monk for 25 years at Karnatakas Rato Dratsang monastery. He is showing 20 of his India photographs at India International Center Annex as part of the Photos for Rato exhibition from January 13 to 18, to help raise funds for […]

Millions Witness Makara Jyothi at Shabarimale

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Millions of devotees waiting anxiously for hours to witness the celestial light, shouted in joy and thanksgiving when the Makara Jyothi appeared thrice on the horizon at the Shabarimale temple here Thursday evening. The celestial light was seen after 6:40 p.m. Sighting of the celestial light on the horizon is considered most auspicious and marks […]

Hampi Festival, Celebrating a Hindu Empire

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
Hampi Festival, Celebrating a Hindu Empire

This month, the centuries-old temples of Hampi are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Vijayanagara empire with a traditional festival of folk culture and elephants, brimming with life and colour. Every year, between the 3rd and 5th of November, the Hampi Utsav festival is celebrated. This time, it has been postponed until January 2010 to […]

At Kumbh Mela, Eclipse Shut Temple Doors

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

On the banks of the Ganges, a priest sat in front of the sacred fire, a family crouched all around it. Eyes closed, they poured ghee into the fire as they waited for 3:30 p.m. when the solar eclipse would end, praying to redeem the sun from the clutches of darkness. The last annular solar […]

Yoga helping Hollywood celebrities age “backward”

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Thanks to yoga, which is contributing to some Hollywood celebrities to age “backward”. According to People magazine: “They’re Aging Backward! With the Help of Yoga, Caviar Facials and Organic Diets, the Older These Stars Get, the Younger They Look”. It lists stars who are “Aging Backward” as: Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Halle Berry, […]

Speeches of Swami Vivekananda available at our Audio Category

Thursday, January 7th, 2010
Speeches of Swami Vivekananda available at our Audio Category

Speeches of Swami Vivekananda are available at our Audio Category. You can also Download it. About Swami Vivekananda: Swami Vivekananda, known in his pre-monastic life as Narendra Nath Datta, was born in an affluent family in Kolkata on 12 January 1863.  His father, Vishwanath Datta, was a successful attorney with interests in a wide range […]

Bharata-Bharati series available as e-books at our Online Bazar

Thursday, January 7th, 2010
Bharata-Bharati series available as e-books at our Online Bazar

The Bharata-Bharati series is available in a set of 5 CD’s. Each CD contains 20 e-books. The cost of the set is Rs. 300 /- Packaging and Shipping Charges are as below : Bangalore (Local) : Rs. 35/- Rest of Karnataka : Rs. 55/- Rest of India : Rs. 85/- USA : Rs. 500/- UK : […]

American yoga, custom-made for all

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Yoga studios in USA are customizing classes for every scenario or sub-section of society. Now there is yoga for gardeners, equestrian yoga, mother-baby yoga, laughter yoga, kids’ yoga, prenatal yoga, yoga for surfers, construction workers yoga, yoga for dancers, doga yoga to do along with your pets, yoga for blue collar workers, etc. Naked/nude yoga […]