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क्या आप जानते है कि आप अपने जीवन में आनंद का चक्र शुरु कर सकते हैं? इसे सम्भव करने के लिए नंदावर्त की साधना कीजिए. नंदावर्त आनंद का चक्र है.

Eight Sacred Symbols

Controversy over face-covering niqab exposes rift in federal NDP caucus

OTTAWA – Controversy over the face-covering niqab worn by some Muslim women has exposed a rift among New Democrat MPs.

Alexandre Boulerice, one of the party’s most prominent Quebec MPs, says he doesn’t believe public servants should be allowed to cover their faces. 564 more words



You carry within yourself the power to change and transform. To awaken this power, meditate on the Srivatsa. It is the second of the ashtamangals and is a symbol of transformation. 17 more words

Eight Sacred Symbols


The journey of life is a striving for balance. To achieve this, meditate on the Swastik. It is a symbol of balance and the first among the eight objects of Ashtamangal. 22 more words

Eight Sacred Symbols

Madonna Crosses

I took the photo last week in Sam Moon, a supermarket-sized emporium of fashion accessories. I wasn’t surprised the store carried crosses, but I was overwhelmed by the row of big, honking sparklers. 243 more words

Writers Write

The Ultimate Need for Choice

In Quebec recently there’s been a huge kerfuffle about garments deemed to be “religious” wear and what is/isn’t appropriate in the public space. Quebec is somewhat notoriously leery of religious symbolism after the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s, which securalized the province and loosened the grip of the Catholic Church in Quebec. 751 more words

The Swastika: Ancient symbol of well-being struggles to overcome Nazi connections - Antonia Blumberg

For many around the world, the swastika is a sign of genocide and hatred, reviled for its association to the Nazi party. But for centuries before the Holocaust, and to this day, the swastika represented something very different for millions of Hindus, Buddhists and Jains across the globe. 1,727 more words