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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Persephone - An Intutitive View
Persephone is a Goddess whose history has been mainly inferred from ancient mythological placement of her as Demeter’s daughter and Hades wife. She has rarely been addressed outside of the context of her connection to these two more infamous individuals....
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Secrets of Beings: The Pillars of Shiva
The pillars (called lingam in Sanskrit) of Lord Shiva -- identified as a supreme god, along with Brahma and Vishnu, constituting the trimurti (trinity of gods) -- are strewn all over the world, including Washington D.C., Luxor, Paris, and Karnataka.
Three ways of knowing
Under sabda would come the Sastras, especially Vedas, Upanishads, Itihasas, Puranas, Agamas, Divya Prabandha verses of the Azhvars, and commentaries on sacred texts. All these textual authorities constitute sabda.
Symbolism behind Lord Shiva's Ardhanarishwara form
According to another legend from the Shiva Purana, it is believed that Brahma, the creator of the universe forgot to create the female form. So he sought help from Lord Shiva who then appeared as half-man and half-woman to allow creations to happen.
Good deva-bad asura divide misleading
Around 1500 years ago, the Devi Mahatmaya came into being as part of the Markandeya Purana. Here we are told that an asura secured from Brahma a boon that he could be killed neither by a god nor man or animal. He forgot to ask for protection from a ...
The tolerant Indian
A recurring theme in Hinduism is also realising the impossibility of the infinite Brahma with the finite means available to an individual. This implies that no set of beliefs could lead to absolute truth.

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