Weekly most moving moment: From Easter to Hindu kama muta

In one of the central writings of Hinduism, the Bhagavad Gītā, we also have a core precedent for Hindu kama muta when Krishna says: “Those who worship me with devotion [= bhakti],They are in me, and I in them.” [1] _____________________________________ Jessica Frazier[2] writes that bhakti literally means “a sharing, a division, or …

Weekly most moving moment: A quote on religious experience of kama muta

„The Russian Orthodox liturgy is new to me. For hours, I stand in the cathedral, amidst these Russian people, taking my cues from them as I participate in the liturgy – moving, bending, crossing myself when they do these things. My legs are tired from the standing; my heart, light …

Weekly most moving moment: Two quotes about the dead and kama muta

This week we are looking exactly in the opposite direction we looked last week. We will see two examples of how death can be closely connected to feelings of Kama Muta: „The body of the deceased affords the most direct consubstantial assimilation with her or him. In some cultures, survivors …