‘Shakti Udbhaam Bhaya Nashanam’ means the rise of power that destroys fear. Kaal refers to ‘time’ and Bhairav is the ‘manifestation of Lord Shiva’. Kaal Bhairav is the fierce avatar of Lord Shiva to prove his strength, challenged by Lord Brahma. He is also referred as ‘kotwal’ or ‘Kshetrapalaka’ meaning the guardian of the temple. Realizing the value of time pleases Kaal Bhairav, otherwise he may get angry if you waste it on idle tasks. Kaal Bhairav puja is a way to remove all the sins and mishappenings from one’s life, and showers blessings for worldly success and overall comforts. This puja also pacifies the malefic effects of Planet Rahu and Shani. So for long term progress and happiness, Kaal Bhairav Puja is a must for you.
Significance of Puja:
Kaal Bhairav is the Lord of time, so worshipping him faithfully…
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This mythological subject was very popular in Auguste Rodin‘s times. The sculptor, inspired by the opera Orfeo ed Euridice from Christoph Willibald Gluck from 1762 that was performed in Paris by the end of the 19th Century again, turned to this motif in the 1880’s. Re-using the body of Paolo Malatesta (best known for the story of his affair with Francesca da Polenta, portrayed by Dante Alighieri in a famous episode of his Inferno ) as featured in Fugit Amor (Fugitive Love), he had by 1887 created Orpheus’s torso and head.
According to Georges Grappe, the first group was composed in 1892, although some contemporaries dated it 1894 – probably mixing it up with Orpheus and Eurydice Leaving Hell, executed in marble in 1893 for the American collector Charles T. Yerkes…
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My third book, The Crescent, focuses on historical connections between Islam and esoteric Freemasonry (and Western esotericism more broadly). Also included is a chapter on contemporary Islamist anti-Freemasonry.
I’ll be saying more about the book soon, but if you’re interested in these subjects, please check out my recent interview with Occult of Personality. I discuss The Crescent for about ten minutes, starting at 42:55. The rest of the conversation was about my bookFreemasonry: Foundation of the Western Esoteric Tradition, published by Salamander and Sons last year.
I will be doing another interview with OoP solely about The Crescent, and will announce that when it is released.