Insight

Daily Vedic insight into your journey through life. 
From Darkness To Light teachings Jul 23, 2021

What is the Guru? If we break down the Sanskrit word, it breaks into two roots: gu + ru. Gu means darkness and ru is the one who dispels that darkness and brings the light. Thus the Guru is anything that dispels the darkness and brings the light. But what is the darkness and what is the...

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Guru Purnima daily updates Jul 23, 2021

Today is the auspicious Guru Purnima, and the Full Moon happens at 10:37pm EST. Guru Purnima is the day for acknowledging the Guru, the one who takes us from the darkness of our own ignorance and separation from Higher Self (Avidya) to the Light (Jyoti) of our Spirit (Jyotish).

At the time of the...

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Be Free And Confident daily updates Jul 22, 2021
Moon is in Purva Ashadha Sagittarius Pada 2 most of the day.
 
Self-expression can feel a little restricted. We may want to be creative and expressive but somehow feel more introverted and reserved today.
 
Try to allow yourself to be more free and confident today and not worry...
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Pick Battles Wisely daily updates Jul 20, 2021
For the larger part of today Moon is in Jyeshtha Nakshatra Pada 1.
 
Jyeshtha is ruled by Mercury and here the intellect is powerful and penetrating. What is right? What is wrong? What is the truth? The mind is digging down to the bottom of things to expose it and bring it to the light.
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Expect Change daily updates Jul 19, 2021
Moon has moved into Scorpio for the next couple days. Today it’s in Vishakha Pada 4 until early afternoon where it switches to Anuradha Pada 1.
 
Moon in Scorpio is sitting with the eclipsing force, Ketu S Node of the Moon. This combo can create sudden shifts based on intuitive...
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Practice Tolerance daily updates Jul 17, 2021

Happy Saturday! Moon is in Chittra Libra Pada 4 for most of the day today.

The mind and emotions are influenced by Saturn and Mars today making them more authoritative, decisive, a little moody, and less tolerant in dealing with others. Be mindful today.

Libra usually seeks balance and harmony...

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Bend, Don’t Break daily updates Jul 14, 2021

We start the day with Moon in relaxed Purva Phalguni Leo Pada 3 and move into Pada 4 in the early afternoon. Today is a much more flexible day.

What is relaxation, peace, fun, pleasure and happiness? Is it found in being right? Rigid? Strict? Stuck in one way of thinking? Or does it bend and sway...

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The Four Puruṣārthas: Dharma teachings Jul 14, 2021

There are four main drives of the embodied Spirit described in the ancient spiritual texts, the Vedas. In the Sanskrit language of the Vedas, these are called Puruṣārthas (purusha + artha). In the evolution of the Supreme Spirit into matter, the first two evolutes are Purusha and Prakriti....

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Mindful Communication daily updates Jul 13, 2021

Moon has finally moved into Magha Leo, Pada 3 and is opposing Jupiter in Shatabhishak Aquarius, the Nakshatra of difficult to heal situations.

The doorways to communication are open now with Mercury and the Sun being in the 11th house of fulfillment of desires, but the communication may be...

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Lack of Connection daily updates Jul 12, 2021

The theme is still relationships and communication for the collective, and Moon, Mars and Venus are all in Pada 3 of Ashlesha Cancer Nakshatra today which is under the domain of Saturn.

Ashlesha gets a bad wrap online and yet it’s a Dharma Nakshatra and one that is able to tap into...

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Volcanic Thoughts daily updates Jul 11, 2021

Moon today is in Pada 4 of Pushya Cancer Nakshatra and is sitting with Venus and Mars in Ashlesha Cancer and Gandanta (water meeting fire).

Relationship issues of all kinds and communication issues are still going on since the New Moon. And the mind is “boiling” like a volcano with...

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Patience In Relationships daily updates Jul 10, 2021

The focus is now on relationships. This may be intimate relationships or just close relationships with others. It could also be business co-partners.

This is especially true for those with strong positions in Cancer as Moon has moved into Cancer for the next couple days. Today it is in Punar Vasu...

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