Tagged: Śani

Through the Veil 0

Filters & Veils

I don’t know what the accepted technical term is, but I’ve always called it a “filter.” It limits your intake of external stimulus and blocks consciousness of deep undercurrents of thought and self-awareness. It protects...

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Śani and Self-Compassion

Perhaps many of Śani’s “ailments” are a result of compassion of others over compassion of self. The strong desire for justice with a heavy tendency for judgment and fairness often outweighs the fairness of...

Śani Fast 0

Śani Fast

Today I’m starting my first Saturn (Śani) fast. I’ve done many different fasts in the past, so this shouldn’t be so difficult (especially as it’s only a day-long fast), even though it will be...

Order forming from chaos. The Antennae Galaxies. Credit: Hubble. 0

Order & Chaos: Mātṛkā & Mālinī

Mātṛkā & Mālinī Mātṛkā connotes the 50 letters of the Sáṃskṛta alphabet in the regular order. Mātṛkā means the “unknown mother” (i.e., the mother whose mystery is not realized). Mālinī is the one who...