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mantra and kirtan

Hymn to the Divine Mother

This song is transformative in its power and beauty.  A link, and the text.  Om. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ0h1sb1IFI Ma Amba Lalitha Devi Parashakti Sundari Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah Ma Amba Lalitha Devi Mahamaye Mangale Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah Ma Amba Lalitha Devi Mahakali Bhairavi Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah Ma Amba Lalitha Devi Mahalakshmi Vaishnavi […]

thoughts and musings

What can I do?

Compassion arises spontaneously when sadhana (practice) clears and calms the cit (mind).   By embracing the reality of impermanence, we perceive the true fragility of everything.  Impermanence is beauty – a plastic flower may be attractive and last forever, but a real flower is glorious precisely because it is short lived. Spring is all around right […]