What is reality? What is consciousness? What is God? How are they all related, and how can we realize it all, firsthand? In this class we explore practical, deep, inspiring answers to these questions from Jīva Gosvāmī’s brilliant exposition on Bhāgavata, the Tattva Sandarbha. We will see the vision of reality Vyāsa himself saw in […]Read more "New Course: Definition of Reality"
Q: In exactly what context does astrology exist in Vedic philosophy? There are six primary and largely complimentary schools of Vedic Philosophy: (1) Pūrva and (2) Uttara Mimaṁsa – which are primarily focused on textual analysis and practice of the Vedas themselves; (3) Yoga and (4) Samkhya – which are primarily focused on clearing the mind, […]Read more "Questions about Vedic Astrology and Vedic Culture"
Explore the Vedic star of creative fascination and mesmerizing, multifaceted, beautiful detail. Vic DiCara helps you understand the Vedic divinity within Citra: Tvaṣṭā – the god of creativity and ingenuity; and, by explaining the fascinating relationship between Tvaṣṭā (creativity itself) and Brahmā (the creator), Vic reveals the relationship between Citra, Rohinī and the Phālgunī, on […]Read more "Citra Nakshatra – Star of Fascination"
This is a reply to some questions recieved regarding my video on Hasta Naksatra Q: Is Savita the same as Surya? There are many gods connected to the Sun, all the children of Aditi, because the Sun is such a crucial symbol. It is so crucial because it symbolizes consciusness, which is the most important thing that […]Read more "Followups on Hasta Nakshatra"
The Vedic star of skill, dexterity, and refinement – all rooted in the awakening of consciousness. Vic DiCara illuminates the nature of Hasta Nakshatra’s devatā-god, Savitā, and brings out the essence of the famous gayatrī mantra.Read more "My Video on Hasta Nakshatra"
Reality is not a malevolent force. It cannot be. Reality is a sustained existence, and can not be the product of malevolence. Destruction is the produce of malevolence. If we contemplate this deeply, we will stop assuming anything that happened, is happening, or will happen is really “bad” for us. Of course, many very very painful and […]Read more "Reality is Beautiful. Misalignment with Reality is Ugly."
Q: Do the nodes [Rahu and Ketu] have dignity? If so, how do we calculate it. If not, how to we assess their positivity or negativity. We still have to consider the positivity and negativity of Rahu and Ketu, but we don’t calculate it in the same way as with other planets because Rahu and […]Read more "Some Rahu / Ketu Q & A"