Mahakal. Great Time. The One Beyond Time. The representation of a profound philosophical expression, the Lord of Time is a visual invitation for us to ponder the infinite. This prayer offers a … Continue reading
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Sri Sri Devi Durga represents the energy to overcome obstacles. This prayer invokes that energy. It is most relevant to those … Continue reading
The Tulsi Matha is a prominent feature in courtyards and kausis of homes. Offering water and prayers to the specially consecrated plant is a daily practice.
Tulsi is particularly relevant to Nepal. … Continue reading
The essence of the Kaula tradition is the celebration of the unity between the female and the male principle. Neither the male nor the female dominates. Both are happy in the company … Continue reading
This is a simple prayer, in Nepali, for a child to recite before s/he begins her/ his studies.
जय जगदीश्रर ! जय … Continue reading
Taeju Bhawani / Tulaja Bhawani is the representation of the primordial energy associated with the creation process. From Nothing a sudden spark of light is manifest. The light energy evolves into … Continue reading
Haratimata also commonly referred to as Harati Ajima or simply Ajima is the protector of children. Guardians of young children–newborn to approximately three years of age–seek the Divine Mother’s help in … Continue reading
Saraswati is the Goddess of Learning and Knowledge. As a child, I was … Continue reading
The सङ्कटनाशन गणेशस्तोत्रम् is the first prayer I learnt as a child. It was taught to me by my grandfather. I have passed it on to my children.
My children recite … Continue reading
ॐ नमः श्रीविघ्नेश्वराष्टमातृकाभ्यः।
विघ्नेश्वर महावीर सिद्धिरूपाय वृद्धये।
विघ्ननाशाय देवाय गणेशाय नमाम्यहम्॥ १॥
पूर्वे ब्रह्माणी देवी हंसमारुह्य संस्थिता।
पीतवर्णप्रभा … Continue reading