942 – Gems

Who does not love gems? Before one goes into writing more about their beauty, one must understand what they are. Gems are rocks and resins. Some take thousands of years to become gems. Gems are considered very powerful in their energy to influence one – and from time immemorial Kings and Queens have possessed them for protection and good fortune.

I will list eight gemstones for bringing good luck. Continue reading

750 – Shiv Tandava Strotram

By Ravana

Salutations to Lord Shiva, whose hair is like a dense forest, whose throat is wet by the pure flowing water of the Ganga. The snakes resting around the neck of Shiva are like long garlands. They are iridescent in the sunlight. The sound of the drums is echoing the passionate dance of Shiva. Continue reading