Author Archives: Sakthi

Space and time – What Science and Spirituality say?

‘Mom wake me up at 6:30 am.’ ‘My flight is at 9 am.’‘My son’s school starts at 8:30 am.’‘It takes 10 minutes to reach my office.’‘Our wedding anniversary is in April.’‘India got its independence on 15th August 1947.’ … Calendars … Continue reading

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Guru

Guru is one of the most commonly used words today. In today’s world, someone who is an expert in a field is called a Guru. Someone who can guide you with their knowledge and expertise in a specific field is … Continue reading

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Super Blue Blood Moon

Lunar eclipse on Jan 31st 2018 – Super Blue Red Moon The lunar eclipse that happens on 31st January 2018 is a Red moon because it is a complete eclipse. It is also a Blue Moon because it is the … Continue reading

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Floods in many places – analysis from a Vedic astrology standpoint

Tried analyzing the current weather calamities, especially the storm and flooding in Houston and Louisiana and also the heavy flooding in Southeast Asia especially in Nepal, Bangladesh and India, including the current flooding in Mumbai from a vedic astrology standpoint. … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse – Scientific and Spiritual Aspects

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse was visible within a band across the United States, passing from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts. This was visible as partial solar eclipse in other countries. Here’s an effort to look … Continue reading

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Jallikattu Protest – Astrological Analysis

Yeru Thazhuvudhal or commonly known as Jallikattu is the traditional sport of Tamilians ageing back to the Sangam period or perhaps even before that. For the last few years there were several controversies on Jallikattu and in 2014 the Supreme … Continue reading

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Varna Ashrama Dharma

Varna All chakras, excluding the ones above our head ascribe to some color. As we know, the chakras are energy centers and the energies in these centers ascribe to one or more colors. One of the literal meanings for the … Continue reading

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‘Super’ Super Moon

Happy Supermoon-watching!! Moon, Earth’s only natural satellite, orbits around the earth in about a month’s time. The moon’s orbit around the earth is kind of elliptical, with one side closer to the earth than the other. The point on the … Continue reading

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Significance of Lord Muruga – a different perspective

 Pic courtesy: Rani Muthu The goal of the soul is to attain enlightenment. By all ways and means the soul tries to achieve this enlightenment or moksha sooner or later. Most practices, rituals, mantras and traditions in Hinduism have always … Continue reading

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The God Particle

As a child in school, I remember studying the atomic structure, where the protons and neutrons occupied the center (nucleus) and were orbited by the electrons. This was Rutherford’s nuclear (planetary) model and Neil Bohr’s. This rings a bell, right? … Continue reading

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Mars Saturn conjunction in Scorpio ends

After the prolonged wait, Mars Saturn alliance in Scorpio (7 month period) is officially over on September 18th. This is a good news indeed. Mars is the planet of desires, courage, passion, enthusiasm, aggression, and anger. Mars is malefic and … Continue reading

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Significance of Lord Ayappa’s birth and worship

Significance of Lord Ayappa’s birth and worship – Significance of Liberation?? For those of you who know me, and know me well, you know that Ayappa is my buzzword!! A maniac or extremist you might call me, but just eccentric in … Continue reading

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Karma

Karma Karma is the most commonly used and misused word in the recent days. Many of us fear karma. So what is this karma? Karma literally means action. This action can be something happening now, or a latent action sitting … Continue reading

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Maha Shivarathri

Maha Shivarathri Among all the twelve Shivarathris that occur in a year, Maha Shivarathri is the most significant and the most auspicious one. This is celebrated as the night when Lord Shiva is married to Goddess Parvathi. This sounds more … Continue reading

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Significance of Navarathri – a different perspective

Significance of Navarathri Navarathri is one of those few festivals celebrated throughout India in many states in many forms. In the south, in Tamil Nadu, Navarathri is celebrated with golu, where idols of goddesses and other dolls of significance are … Continue reading

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