Origins of Holi

March 2nd, 2018|Categories: festival|

Holi is known as the festival of colors and celebrated with great enthusiasm and playfulness everywhere. It is a great equalizer as people from different walks of life come together to participate in these [...]

Why do we celebrate Mahashivratri?

February 13th, 2018|Categories: festival|

Mahashivratri is one of the grandest festivals celebrated in India. Every year, devotees throng at temples to pay their respects to Lord Shiv or Bholanath. Based on knowledge from the Bhagavatam and Ramcharitmanas, [...]

Winter Sadhana Shibir

December 22nd, 2017|Categories: retreat-updates|

The Annual Winter Sadhana Shibir was held at the Banara Ashram, Odisha from Dec 16 – 19th, 2017. Approximately 700 people attended the event including devotees from all over India and the US. It [...]

The Quest

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: spirituality|

Nothing happens by chance, no one goes on a quest without a reason. Every action, thought and feeling is motivated by an intention. There is a businessman who is working very hard to enhance [...]