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Story-day is for cultural exploration, puraanas and parables and finding out about leading lights in spiritual philosophy.
The next several weeks, this day will carry short narratives from Swamini Supriyananda (Hong Kong-based). These are inspirational tales which were given or are about Gurudev, Swami Chinmayananda-ji. They bring a focus on how to live Vedantically.
'Freedays' are the 'gather our thoughts' days; Q&As; a general review of the week so far…
Maha Shivratri has just been and gone. Last Freeday, the suggestion of spring cleaning was made. That was based on the Roman and Western perception. With Shivraatri - held in the same month - the principle is to invite the destruction of our vaasanas. For this, The Destroyer God is invited into our lives.
So often Shiva-ji is thought of as some kind of 'devil' personality, or certainly the harbinger of death. On a global scale, that energy might be accurate, but on the personal level it is very much more about destroying our own 'inner demons'. This is what Lord Shiva represents. Most of us are too weak to properly work on this inner cleansing alone. Call upon the Lord to help in the task!!!