An Integrated Person has no Warring Parts

An Integrated Person has no Warring Parts

“An integrated man is one in whom there are no warring parts, he is one integrated fluid flow”.

What would it look like to be so fluid and integrated?

Imagine Amma, the famous “hugging saint” embracing and offering solace and spiritual wisdom to people around the world, 20 plus hours every day for the last 30 years.   Simultaneously imagine her as Chancellor of a University in India at the forefront of the latest scientific research and technical advancements in medicine, robotics and Artificial Intelligence, solving problems that plague the world, which send people in search of her embrace.

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Living Life on Nature's Terms

Living Life on Nature's Terms

Yogic healing sciences are not just the esoteric spiritual practices of asana, mantra and meditation popular in the west. They span every aspect of life, from the day to day management of our body through practical living guidance, food and natural cures of Ayurveda to the metaphysical mathematical algorithms of Vedic Astrology that reveal our destiny. There are yogic healing prescriptions for every aspect of life including relationships, governance, parenting, business, architecture, temple building, and even warfare.

 

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Saturn Hates Me Not (Sade Sati)

Saturn Hates Me Not (Sade Sati)

Sade Sati is a challenging transit of Saturn only because we have been conditioned to avoid “negative” feelings, thoughts and experiences at all costs. Astrologically, in this period our natal Moon, which is our emotional filter, comes face to face with the pragmatic and sober karmic task master Saturn, who wants us to face the the limits of the personality.
 

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Wobbly Earth - Zodiac in Vedic Astrology & Western Astrology

Wobbly Earth - Zodiac in Vedic Astrology & Western Astrology

While the Europeans were still debating whether the earth was flat or not, the Vedic sages had already figured out the effects of the earth’s wobble on the calculations of the zodiac. It is quite amazing how advanced the Vedic civilization was in mathematics, science and astronomy that even without the aid of modern technologies they had calculated that the orientation of the equinoxes to the fixed stars precedes or moves backward through the zodiac at the rate of about 50.3 seconds per year or about 1 degree every 70 years (and it adds to about 24 degree over 2000 years).

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Tiger Mothers - Jupiter VS Saturn Parenting

Tiger Mothers - Jupiter VS Saturn Parenting

A book by Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, has fueled controversy worldwide ever since the Wall Street Journal published the editorial “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior”.  Other articles like, “The World on Fire” and Time magazine’s cover story this week, “Parenting Memoir Raises American Fears”, have brought the debate of the merits of Asian style discipline to the front pages of our lives.

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Your Moon Mind

Your Moon Mind

In Vedic Astrology the Moon is called manas, or mind, as it signifies our psychological make-up and the type of emotional filter through which we engage with life. The Moon also signifies our lunar impulses and our Mother. It’s house/sign placement and the planetary influences upon it in the horoscope shows where we are “at home” and where we keep going back to, often even if it no longer serves us well.
 

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A Tale of Three Saturns (The 2012 Elections)

A Tale of Three Saturns (The 2012 Elections)
“I began feeling the way I imagine an actor or athlete must feel when, after years of commitment to a particular dream…he realizes that he’s gone just about as far as talent or fortune will take him. The dream will not happen, and he now faces the choice of accepting this fact like a grownup and moving on to more sensible pursuits, or refusing the truth and ending up bitter, quarrelsome, and slightly pathetic. ”
― Barack ObamaThe Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream 
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