Anaadi’s Monthly Magazine

Clean Energy in India This article explores the clean energy options that can be implemented in India

A brief history of energy The industrial revolution in the late 18th century was fuelled largely by coal. Since then, global industrialisation has been accelerated by the utilisation of energy extracted from coal, fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas, and nuclear sources such as uranium. Oil, natural gas, coal and uranium are rapidly being depleted. Current scientific estimates […]

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Prashnottara : Karma and Freedom Adinarayanan ji answers questions on what entangles us and how we can liberate ourselves

(Extracted from talks at Vikasa, Rishikesh, December 2016) Q: Can you talk about how karma gets generated and also how one gets liberated from karma? See let’s take a simple example. You are a child, let’s say, we have been children. We play with toys. It generates karma right? Action means karma, that is all. So you do things, with […]

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Siddhar Charithiram : Thirumoolar This is an ongoing series on the Siddhar Parambarai of India.In this article, we will see the glory of Siddha Thirumoolar.

This is an ongoing series on the Siddhar Parambarai of India. Siddha refers to perfected masters who have achieved a high degree of physical as well as spiritual perfection or enlightenment. We look at various Siddhas who have graced upon this earth with their Presence – their life and the wisdom they shared in the form of poems, couplets that […]

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Rituals and Traditions

Q) What is the significance of rituals and puja in the Indian tradition? Now! Ritual has become a bad word. It is also being used by the current generation to mock the previous one. Not taking to any rituals is a cool thing now. When we trace it back, a simple example, the embryo formation in the womb is something […]

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Mahabharata: Adi Parva 8

Kurukshetra, Vishwamitra and Vashishtha Kurukshetra was so named because that kshetra-that field, was actually Kuru’s place of penance, and hence, a very powerful field. He also explains the story of Vasishta and Vishwamitra. Vishwamitra was actually in the line of Kushikas, and hence he was called Kaushika. He was a powerful king, and the son of Gadhi. Once, he happens […]

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QA: On Lamentations

The topic of death is very sensitive. We often read that Kshatriyas should not lament for death. Why is it said so? See, different tattvas are looked at. It is important to understand these principles. If we don’t understand, we will not be able to know where to apply what. Basically it is very important to see where to apply […]

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Parnika : March 2017

Anaadi Shivodaya Mahashivaratri 24 FEB 2017 The 13th night and 14th Day of Phalguna Month is observed as Mahashivratri in India. It is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and is considered extremely beneficial for a spiritual sadhaka. Shiva is known as the Lord of Destruction. Destruction not of the world, but of our ignorance. To create something new, […]

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Matsyendranatha Siddhar

Matsyendranatha Siddhar This is an ongoing series on the Siddhar Paramabarai of India. Siddha refers to perfected masters who have achieved a high degree of physical as well as spiritual perfection or enlightenment. We look at various Siddhas who have graced upon this earth with their Presence – their life and the wisdom they shared in the form of poems, […]

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Parnika: February 2017

Editor’s Note Shri Gurubhyo Namaha!   Guru Kripa! We are happy to present the eighth issue of Parnika. It is our humble offering to the rich parampara of India. Parnika – Leaflets of Insights is a monthly magazine to share and discuss insights on life based on Indian principles.   January has been a happening month for Anaadi Foundation. Starting […]

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Vikasa 2016 – A Microcosm of Life’s AlaCarte packed into 7 days In this article, Ms. Anuva, Vision India Foundation shares her experience of Vikasa: Youth Leadership Program 2016.

Vikasa 2016 – A  Microcosm of Life’s AlaCarte packed into 7 days Anuva Agarwal, Vision India Foundation A bright yellow jacket clad someone scampered across the two train boogies booked for the participants of Vikasa 2016, trying to remember each personality she met, absorbing each name, and failing miserably in containing her wonder when she first shook hands with the […]

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