Gemini

Krīdā – pastime   «In the course of my playful wanderings, I arrived in Śrī Mathurāpurī, where I heard the recitation of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam and other devotional scriptures from the local …

Cancer

Atmarakshana – taking care of oneself   «One should first engage the Brāhmaṇa in honour of the gods, as a protection to these (offerings to) Pitṛs; for the Rākṣasas take away …

Leo

Navīkarana – renewal «If a boy, being deprived of his parents, or being abandoned by them without cause, offers himself to a man,—he is called the ‘self-offered son» (Manusmirti, 9.177).  …

Virgo

Bhāksha – gluttonous «And if (his Soma) were to meet with any mishap whilst being consumed, let him perform an oblation with, ‘To Bhaksha hail!’ for Bhaksha (drink) he then …

Libra

Cānantyāya kalpate – potentially infinite  «The individual soul is as subtle as a hairpin divided and sub-divide hundreds of times. Yet he is potentially infinite. He has to be known» …