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Satya Sarada Kandula


Apsarasas are the divinely beautiful dancers of svarga lōka. The following section from the itihāsa – mahābhārata gives some of their names. Some of them married kings and some married RSIs and started great dynasties and lineages. Some writers have suggested that they were connected to water sources. […]


Some mountain tribes, run up the hills using their toes and balls of their feet, never touching their heels to the ground, giving the impression of “horse feet” or “goat feet”. The word kinnara comes from kim +nara = what (is it) human? The Kinnaras frequently occur in […]

agnim īłe

Recovered from an old post by me on and It has my translation of some Veda mantras to Agni agnih dēvatā Devata means luminary, the one who is bright. The root of the word is related to light. Diva is lamp, Diva is day, Divi is heaven. […]

अहं मोक्षयिष्यामि| शरणं व्रज|

अहं त्वाम् मोक्षयिष्यामि | अहं त्वाम् सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यामि | ( त्वं ) मा शुच| भगवान्, त्वं माम् मोक्षयिष्यसि | भगवान्, त्वं माम् सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यसि | नाहं शुचामि | शरणं व्रज, शरणं गच्छ| माम् एकं शरणं व्रज| त्वाम् शरणं व्रजामि| श्री कृष्ण! तव शरणं | सर्वधर्मान् परित्यज्य, माम् एकं […]