Tag Archives: philosophy

Lord Spontaneous (Shivratri-Herath)

The esoteric form of Shiva as Swacchand Bhairava with his consort Agoreshwari is central to Kashmir Shaivism, writes Sunil Raina Shivaratri, celebrated on the 13th day of the dark fortnight of the month of Phalgun, is also called Har-ratri or Herath in Kashmiri. The festival has great religious and spiritual significance as it coincides with […]

LAL DED HAS NO LINKAGE WITH ISLAMIC SUFFISM

LALLA HAS NO LINKAGE WITH ISLAMIC SUFFISM Prof. M. L. Koul R.N. Koul’s book on Lalla Ded has in no manner thrown any new light on the historical times that provided background setting for the emergence of a personality like Lalla who by and large shaped a response to the challenge posed by the forces […]

Kashmiri Pandits and saraswat Brahims

by P.N.K. Bamzai Koshur Samachar The Valley of Kashmir is known among the Kashmiri Pandits or Saraswat Brahmins of Kashmir as Saradapeeth or the Abode of the Goddess of Learning and Fine Arts. During their five thousand years of history, they have made colossal contribution to world civilization in the field of Religion, Philosophy, Sanskrit […]

the dark side of religions…

Religions-The other perspective   Light can not be without darkness, Happiness can not be without sorrow, Good can not be without Bad…Everything has  a different side, which we often try to oversee and neglect…God and religions is also one such thing. All the religions have their base on social injustice and violence. Jesus Christ was […]

kashmir shaivism(trika philosophy)

  Kashmir Shaivism(trika philosophy) “Let Shiva, who is my Self, let Shiva do pranam (bow down) to his real nature – to Universal Shiva, by his own Shakti, for removing the bondage and limitation, which is Shiva.” BY Swami laksmanjoo “Trika philosophy is situated in the heart of that supreme energy of God consciousness. It […]

religions and politics

All the major religions across world have almost same message. The message of love, peace, harmony, brotherhood…etc….Hinduism and Buddhism have evolved from same basic philosophy and has a common base and evolved in Eastern part of world. On the other hand Judaism, Christianity and Islam have evolved in Middle East and eastern part of Europe […]