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7 Things You Can Do About Those Who Say You Are a Godless Heathen

We share this timeless article again, originally posted nearly three years ago Q: What do you say to some pious individual who uses his or her “religion” like a weapon?  If I am a believer in Sanatana Dharma, how do I defend myself against...Show More Summary

Aquarian Gospel Commentary Now Finished and Available Online

We are happy to announce that the full text of the Aquarian Gospel for Yogis is now complete and available at OCOY.org. It is an exhaustive commentary on The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ, by Levi Dowling. The commentary is 196 web pages! Below is an excerpt from the Commentary. Show More Summary

The Symbolism of Christmas and Its Universal Message | Podcast

For our Christmas offering we offer you a podcast about Christmas, and about Christ being born in us. Today’s podcast is from an interview by our friend Bianca Vlahos of radio station FIVEaa in Adelaide, Australia. Listen to The Symbolism of Christmas and Its Universal Message if you do not see the player above. Show More Summary

Neelavara Temple – Sri Mahishamardini Temple at Neelavara near Udupi in Karnataka

Neelavara Temple, or Sri Mahishamardini Temple, is located around 18 km from Udupi at... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Optimism is the light of God – Mata Amritanandamayi

If you want your suffering to end, pray that your desires are eliminated. Real faith... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Story of Avvaiyar and Aivel

Avvaiyar needs no introduction, as she is one of the greatest women saints in ancient... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Rudranath Temple in Uttarakhand – Rudranath Trek in Panch Kedar Yatra Dedicated to Shiva

Rudranath Temple is third temple visited during the Panch Kedar Yatra in Uttarakhand.... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

We’re Back Online, Faster and Better, and Other News

Frequent visitors to OCOY.org may have noticed that for the last week our site has been down and unavailable. This was due to our web hosts accidentally deleting the site from their servers. This was the excuse we needed for moving to a better hosting company. Show More Summary

Bigotry About Yoga

To a friend who sent a long quotation from an Indian who had made a fortune running and eventually selling a string of hatha yoga centers. After selling them, she began notifying people of the “demonic evil” of yoga in any form, andShow More Summary

Buddha’s Wisdom for Every Day: A Podcast Interview of Abbot George by Bianca Vlahos

How can Buddha’s wisdom as recorded in the Dhammapada be applied in our every-day lives? That was the topic of the latest radio interview of Abbot George Burke by Bianca Vlahos of radio station PBA-FM in Adelaide, South Australia a couple of weeks ago. Show More Summary

Clairvoyance: a Help or Hindrance for the Yogi?

Q: If someone has a clairvoyant skill on the level of a siddhi, is it an impediment to one’s progress if indulged in? Or is this a God-given talent that can be put to use for humanity if it can be used constructively? In your experience...Show More Summary

Understanding the Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Show More Summary

Are You on the Path to God

“In whatever way men approach Me, I reward them. Men everywhere follow My path” (Bhagavad 4:11). For us raised in the “light that is darkness” of Western religion, every verse of the Gita is a revelation of stunning proportions. Certainly...Show More Summary

Bisaldev Mandir at Tonk in Rajasthan

Bisaldev Mandir at Tonk in Rajasthan is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shrine is located at... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Compassion begins in awareness – Quotes on Compassion by Dada J P Vaswani

Compassion begins in awareness. The first step on the path of compassion is to be aware... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Bhoumi Ekadashi

Bhoumi Ekadashi is observed in the Shukla Paksha of Magha Month in Orissa during the... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Aghori Sadhus

Aghori Sadhus are worshippers of Lord Shiva and are living symbols of Hindu God Shiva on... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Swarnajaleshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Story of Swarnajaleshwar Form of Shiva – 6th Shiva Temple in Ujjain

Swarnajaleshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

Karumariamman Temple at Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu

Karumariamman Temple at Thiruverkadu in Tamil Nadu is an ancient shrine dedicated to... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

When I am simple I never feel busy – Dadi Janki

Remind yourself of your inner peace and you will have a greater capacity to find... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]

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