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Life is Writ=Ten in Our Breath; Our Divya Prana Shakti=Pure Life Force Energy is the Pristine Sacredness of Our Divine Potential In”deed”; The Ten Divine Sacred Commandments are All Embodied within/width-in the Shuddh Bhavana=Pure In”Ten”tionality of Our Primordial Aspirations that Emanate from the Divinely Sacred Realms of Our Sacred Hearts Cosmic Wisdom Breath is the […]
I just arrived in Dublin this morning. It’s Mother’s Day and the sun is shining! I’m sitting in my room at the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham and suddenly I’m hearing bagpipes. Is this for real? Indeed.
Oddly, some things about Dublin remind me of India… small details such as stonework, architecture, and the way streets are landscaped. In fact, if I remember correctly, Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) who designed the War Memorial Gardens here, also had a hand in some landmark buildings in India.
Irish National War Memorial Park
Mother’s Day in the War Memorial Park.
I love places where people paint brilliant colors on their doors and window sills and where they have lots of flowerpots. Darjeeling is that way.
I’m also fond of the little signs over the mail slots that say, “No Junk Mail Please.”
I would like to collect photographs of the little signs over the mail…
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ॐ देवी चन्द्रघण्टायै नमः॥
Every day of the auspicious nine days of Chaitra Navratri are dedicated to various forms of Ma Durga. Goddess Chandraghanta is worshiped on the third day of Navratri. She is also also known as Chandika.
“Chandra” means moon and “Ghanta” means bell. Ma Chandraghanta adorns a bell shaped moon on her head, thus the name. After the hard penance done by Ma Parvati, Lord Shiva promises to marry her. On an auspicious occasion, marriage procession of Lord Shiva reaches palace of Himavaan. The procession is full of ghosts, goblins, gods, sages, aghoris and pretas. Lord Shiva himself is covered in ashes, wearing tiger skin as the only cloth and has huge snake around his neck. Seeing such a terrifying image, mother of Ma Parvati; Maina Devi faints due to fear. Ma Parvati understands that Lord Shiva should not feel insulted, so takes up the form of…
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