Ādityas, in the plural, according to Prabhupada Swami, means the twelve sons of the Sun, Sūrya. In the singular, it only refers to Sūrya, also known as Aditi (Morning walk, April 04, 1974). Aditi, who according to the scriptures is female, has a sister named Diti, mother of the Daityas, described as a lineage of…
How to be sure about the real knowledge?
You’ve already received some signs that you’ve managed to establish a connection with the Sun-God, but unless you hear his voice and instructions directly, you may have a lot of doubts about what certain signs mean. Hence the question: how can you be sure that you are understanding true spiritual knowledge? This is the most…
The Sun Salutation was the first effective practice to start my spiritual journey. I had practiced yoga before with good results but the sun salutation is special to me. For this reason I recommend its daily practice. If you have five minutes a day in the morning, that’s enough. But the ideal would be at…
The First Step: Fasting
Fasting is an important first step in practicing spiritual activities. Jesus began his via crucis with 40 days of fasting in the desert. In the Bible, however, there is no mention of fasting in the way that Jesus saw fit. Many teachings in the life of Jesus are quite different from those in the Old…
Is the Sun God?
Prabhupada states that the sun is one of the eyes of God (SB 01.08.28, purport). Some cultures of the past considered the sun to be God, such as the Egyptian emperor Akenathen. He was severely persecuted by his priests because he wanted to establish monotheism in Egypt through sun worship. In Vaishnavism there is also…
Let Jesus Christ be born within you
Although we are celebrating the birth of Christ, I would like to write a little about His “death”. Did Jesus suffer or feel pain when he was crucified? My perception is that, yes, he felt pain until a certain moment but he stopped feeling pain when he accepted God’s will. My conclusions are based on…