What is Prayaschita? How can one become free of sins?

What is prayaschita? How can one become free of sins? ‘Prayas’ means getting back to the original state; ‘chitta’ means consciousness. We were all born innocent. How is the mind when you are a baby? Fresh, alive, innocent. Prayaschitta means, that act which takes you back to your innocence; makes your mind as pure as […]

Aadi Pooram, 9 August 2013

Today, 9 August 2013 is Aadi Pooram, Andal Jayanti. It is celebrated widely in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala and Karnataka. The Pooram Nakshatram day in Aadi month is also celebrated as Andal Jayanti. Andal Ammal is believed as the incarnation of Goddess Shakti Devi. In 2013, it is even more auspicious as it falls […]