Hindu Way of Life

10 miraculous facts about Saturn’s Friend, Lord Hanuman!
Our hearts get filled with devotion and reverence as soon as someone mentions Lord Rama’s ardent devotee Shri Hanuman. Widely ...
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108 Divya Desam
A Divya Desam or Vaishnava Divya Desam is one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works ...
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108 Parihara Temples
108 Siva Temples to get rid of various types of sins and attain bliss (Remedial or Parihara Temples) Given below ...
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Meditation is not something new or strange that we should impart it from external world. Actually, every work done with ...
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A Hindu Way of Living !
A Hindu Way of Living ! The Agniveshya Grihyasutra says that starting from inception in a mother’s womb, and until ...
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A Religion Of Freedom
HINDU RELIGION: Silent adorations to Satchidananda Para-Brahman, Who is the silent Witness of all minds, Who is the Indweller in ...
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Mensuration
The Earth’s one natural satellite, the Moon, is more than one quarter the size of Earth itself (3,474 km diameter) ...
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This world has no real, independent existence. It appears to exist, because Brahman or the Absolute exists for ever.There is ...
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Raja Yoga is an exact science. It aims at controlling all thought-waves or mental modifications.Where Hatha Yoga ends, there Raja ...
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Krishna
BHAGAVAD GITA ABRIDGED VERSION By SRI SWAMI SIVANANDA CONTENTS Foreword The Despondency of ArjunaSankhya YogaThe Yoga of ActionThe Yoga of ...
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Bhagavad-Gita: The Gospel Of Non-Attachment
Indian Culture Based On The Bhagavad-Gita The essence of true culture lies in its being based upon a spiritual sense ...
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Dhyana in Silence
DHYANA IN SILENCE _ MOUNA THAVAM This is one of the easiest and best thyana advised by our Saints. No ...
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yogis
Bhakti yoga: Bhakti yoga is the path of devotion (to the Divine). It is pure selfless love from the heart ...
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Krishna
The Three Main Schools Of Metaphysical Thought Dvaita, Visishtadvaita and Advaita Sri Sankara, Sri Ramanuja and Sri Madhva are the ...
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Famous Saints of Saivism
Saivism is a very ancient sect of Hinduism with a known history of at least 5000 years. It is a ...
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Festivals & Muhurtham Calendar 2020
January 2020 Jan 01 – Wed – New Year Jan 01 – Wed – Pillaiyar Nonbu Jan 06 – Mon ...
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Purusha means human being and artha means object or objective. Purusharthas means objectives of human. According to Hindu way of ...
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Krishna
Bhagavad Gita karman.yevaadhikaaras the’ maa phalesuu kadaachana |maa karma-phala-hethur bhoor maa the’ sango’sthv-akarmani ||-II-47 || Chapter II -47 Thou hast ...
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BRAHMACHARYA (Celibate) BRAHMACARYA means Student, usually between 12 and 24 years of age.The first stage is Brahmacharya. The duty of ...
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Four Vedas, the primary literature of Hindu Religion. The Four Vedas, the primary literature of Hindu Religion are as below: ...
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This Gopashtami Puja, worship Lord Krishna and Gow Mata to obtain fulfilling results and prosperity in abundance. India is a ...
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Great women in our Vedic Culture
Women are accorded the greatest respect in Vedas. Still, some ignorant keep propagating the false propaganda that Vedas demean women ...
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Hatha Yoga
Hatha means any tenacious practice till the object or end is achieved. “Ha” and “tha” mean the union of the ...
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Hindu Culture
The Meaning of Culture Each of the religions of the world has its own culture, with many customs, traditions and ...
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Purity
There is one thing that is certain in this lifetime: eventually we all must die. A belief in the cyclical ...
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Now let us consider the elaborate process of the marriage according to the Veda, and its scientific significance. A day ...
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Hindu Funeral
THE ANTYESTI SAMSKARA (THE FUNERAL CEREMONIES) Introductory The last sacrament in the life of a Hindu is the Antyesti orthe ...
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Hindu Philosophical Paths
Hindu Philosophical Paths Hindu philosophy is divided into six schools of thought, or darshanas, listed below. 1. Samkhya Samkhya is ...
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Hindu Worshiping Methods
Guru Brahmãh Gurur Vishnuhuhu Guru Devoo Maheswaraha |Guru Sãkshãth Para Brahma Tasmai Sree Gurave’ Namaha || Guru is Lord Brahma, ...
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Hinduism and Symbols
Outward symbols are necessary and beneficial. When viewed from the right angle of vision, you will find that they play ...
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Prayer for the Well being. Sarve Bhavantu sukhenaSarve santu niraamyaaSarve Bhadraani pashyantuMa kashchit dukhbagh bhavet O God, grant happiness to ...
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Home remedies (Basic Ailments)
Rremedies for Constipation Constipation is mostly a matter of wrong lifestyle. In case of chronic constipation a lifestyle change is ...
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Chanting Mantras for our earthly needs is actually making demands in prayer. In real prayer we trust, love and pray ...
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1. Be alert. Pray. Do more Japa. Practise Vichara. Keep a watch over your mind. Be silent. Observe Mouna daily ...
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How to Perform Pooja?
Pooja or Pujan as it is sometimes called,is the performance of Prayers in the Hindu relegion.The performance of these prayers ...
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We have been told by our scriptures that guru kripa is a wonderful, mysterious factor that will enable the aspirants ...
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Kaavadi, its significance
The Symbol of Tapasya And Courage Lord Shanmukha is the Pratyaksha Devata of this Kali Yuga. He is readily pleased ...
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Karma Yoga
Work is worship of the Lord.Karma Yoga is the Yoga of selfless action, without agency and expectation of fruits.Karma Yoga ...
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Karmas & Diseases
KARMAS DISEASES Who insults others, breaks promises, causes great disappointment to another, deprives one of his property, disgraces others in ...
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Patanjali’s Yoga sutra, talks about Kundalini as follows: According to the physiology of raja yoga, a huge reserve of spiritual ...
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Kundalini is the coiled up, dormant, cosmic power that underlies all organic and inorganic matter within us.‘Kundala’ means coiled. Her ...
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Symbolism
Siva is known by the name ‘Girisa’, as He is the Lord of the Mount Kailasa. Siva is called ‘Tryambaka’, ...
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Pithru
Sri Maha Ganapathaye Namaha || Sri Gurubhyoh Namaha || Om Sarva Pitru Devaaya Namaha || Do you know that our ...
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Mantradiksa or Initiation
Introduction The Hindu scriptures posit moksa or liberation from transmigratory existence as the real or the final goal of life ...
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Message to Retired People
This is a good practice for retired people. After retiring from service you should live for one or two months ...
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Mother Ganga
The Ganga is the most sacred river of India. Lord Krishna says in the Gita: “I am the Ganga among ...
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Nada Yoga
Sound helps to control the mind easily. When the mind is absorbed in melodious sound, it does not run after ...
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Navagrahas, a hindu mythology!
The Hindu astrology is based on an elaborate calculation of the position of these planets at the time of one’s ...
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Navaratri Or The Nine-Day Worship Of Devi
Religious observances, traditional worship and Vratas have, at times, more than one significance. Apart from being the adoration of the ...
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Para-Bhakti
Bhakti is of two kinds, viz., Para-Bhakti, and ritualistic Bhakti. Ritualistic worship is Vaidhi or Gauni Bhakti. It is formal ...
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tandav
The Tandava or celestial dance of Lord Siva is extremely thrilling and charming, exquisitely graceful in pose and rhythm and ...
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tandav
The dance of Lord Siva is for the welfare of the world. The object of His dance is to free ...
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Pithru
Pithru (Pitru or Pithra) Dosha(m) – Curses of Forefathers, Cause, Nature, Effect and Cure (Remedies): Let us discuss in this ...
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Pooja and Rituals
Prayer services and “Poojas” at home and at the Temples follow the traditions and rules established in the Agamas and ...
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Moksha Gita The Guru said: The Mind has the power of creating or undoing the whole universe in the twinkling ...
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Puja And Ishta-Devata
Puja is the common term for ritual worship, of which there are numerous synonyms such as Archana, Vandana, Bhajana, etc., ...
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Ratha Sapthami (Birthday of Surya Bhagawan)
Hari Om Sri Siva Surya Narayanaya Namaha! Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan – Surya Jayanthi) falls on 1st ...
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Rituals & Samskaras
Hindu Rituals & Samskaras Sandhyopasana Sandhyopasana literally means ‘worship at the junctions of time.’ It is a prayer and worship ...
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Rituals, Samskaras and Maha Yajnas
Hindu Rituals Sandhyopasana Sandhyopasana literally means ‘worship at the junctions of time.’ It is a prayer and worship offered to ...
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Sadhana Tattva [Rules of Living]
The Science Of Seven Cultures For Quick Evolution of the Human Being INTRODUCTION (a) An ounce of practice is better ...
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Sadhus And Sannyasins
Salutations unto the ancient Rishis, seers, saints, Paramahamsa Sannyasins and Sadhus, who are the repositories of divine knowledge and wisdom ...
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Sakti Yoga Philosophy
The power or active aspect of the immanent God is Sakti. Sakti is the embodiment of power. She is the ...
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Science and the Saints
“The surgery of the ancient Indian physicians was bold and skilful. A special branch of surgery was devoted to rhinoplasty ...
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Secret of Panchakshara, Siva Manasa Pooja
Panchakshara is a Mahamantra which is composed of five letters, Namassivaya. A Mantra is that which removes all obstacles and ...
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Seshadri Swamigal
Sri Seshadri Swamigal, also known as the “Saint with a golden hand”, was an Indian saint who lived in Thiruvannaamalai ...
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Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Deva
Om Sri Gurubhyo Namah !!! Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa Deva[ A Rishi, Saint, Vedantic Teacher, a Guru and a Devotee of ...
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Siva and Sakti
Hinduism is the only religion in the world which has emphasised much the motherhood of God. The Devi-Sukta appears in ...
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Siva Tattva
In Me the universe had its origin, In Me alone the whole subsists; In Me it is lost—Siva, The Timeless, ...
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Symbolism
Philosophy Of Symbols: Lord Siva represents the destructive aspect of Brahman. That portion of Brahman that is enveloped by Tamo-Guna-Pradhana ...
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Symbolism
Symbolism: Siva symbolically represents the tamasic quality. Because of this, he is called pasupathi, (the lord of the animals). His ...
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Slokas: Significance of 108
Significance of 108 The Indian Subcontinent rosary or set of mantra counting has 108 beads. 108 has been a sacred ...
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Sphatik Gemston..
Sphatik Gemston.. Crystal or Quartz Rosary is made of stone which is clear as water hence the term “crystal clear” ...
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Sraaddha And Tarpana
Sraaddha And Tarpana Sraaddha is the name of the ceremonies performed by relatives to help the Jiva who has cast ...
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Sri Sikkal Singaravelan Temple – The Miraculous Temple of Lord Muruga
Hari Om Om Saravana Bhava! Sikkal Singaravelan Temple is situated about 5 KM from Nagapattinam on the Nagapattinam-Tiruvarur route. This ...
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Swastika:Its Real Meaning
The Swastika is a holy sign and symbol from thousands of years ago. Practically, the only symbol that is more ...
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Sivabanner
A Hindu temple is believed to be the earthly seat of a deity and the place where the deity graces ...
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The Four Asramas
The Four Asramas There are four Asramas or stages in life, viz., Brahmacharya or the period of studentship, Grihastha or ...
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Krishna
The four main spiritual paths for God-realisation are Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga. Karma Yoga is ...
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The Glory of Daily Physical routines (Vedic)
Daily routines ( Vedic Method) Highlights Every human body switches to Hibernate Mode (for self maintenance and equilibrium of metabolism) ...
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The Great Time Cycle
Complete Cycle of Small Yugas: 24,000 years. This is the amount of time needed for the earth to spend 2,000 ...
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The Greatness of Silence
The Silence is pure, it bestows the glory of true knowledge [Mei-jnana]; It is the means of all tapas and ...
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The Law Of Karma
What Is Karma? Karma means not only action, but also the result of an action. The consequence of an action ...
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sri-krishnaIn 3228 BCE in Mathura, India, a child was born who was destined to reshape the spiritual and temporal destiny ...
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The Philosophy And Significance Of Idol-Worship
The Idol—A Prop For The Spiritual Neophyte Idol is a support for the neophyte. It is a prop of his ...
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The Process Of Purification
ETHICS The mark of Dharma is Achara or good conduct. Achara is the mark of the good. From Achara is ...
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The Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy
The Saiva Siddhanta system is the distilled essence of Vedanta. It prevailed in Southern India even before the Christian era ...
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The Saiva Siddhanta Philosophy
The Saiva Siddhanta system is the distilled essence of Vedanta. It prevailed in Southern India even thousands of years before ...
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Sivabanner
Linga Purana says: Pradhanam Prakritim Tatcha Yadahur-lingamuttamamGandhavarnarasairhinam Sabda-sparsadi-varjitam. The foremost Linga which is primary and is devoid of smell, colour, ...
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The Six Faults of the Materially Identified Ego
When the EGO or “I” consciousness has sided with the materialistic forces of creation, it is said to have six ...
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The Story of Abhirami Pattar
Hari Om “Thai Amavasai Day” is greatly celebrated to honour the devotion of Abirami Pattar. The story of Abirami Pattar ...
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Bhakti
The value of Bhakti (As narrated in the Srimad Bhagawad Purana) This interesting narrative offers us a glimpse of how ...
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Sivatantra
The three cities are Anava Mala (egoism), Karma (bondage of Karma) and Maya (the illusory power of Lord Siva which ...
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Tripura Rahasya
The three cities are Anava Mala (egoism), Karma (bondage of Karma) and Maya (the illusory power of Lord Siva which ...
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Triumph over Fear
Fear is an instinct common in every man. Fear is universal. It can happen at any place. It can come ...
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Varnashrama-dharma The original varnashrama is the division of society into four varnas, four ashramas and four stages of dharma. Varnashrama ...
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What is Karma?
Human suffering is one of religion’s most compelling mysteries: Why do the innocent suffer? Why does God permit evil? Is ...
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What is meditation?
What is meditation? “KARMA” means “action.” Every action or thought determines a reaction. In the physical world, the weight of ...
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What Phrenology means?
5000 years ago in the times of Vedic era, people were focused on just one issue, how to develop the ...
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Why are people afraid of Shani Dev?
Why are people afraid of Shani Dev? Is Saturn an enemy, a friend, or is something else the truth? Every ...
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Why do Religious / Spiritual people avoid Onion and Garlic in their food?
Why do Religious / Spiritual people avoid Onion and Garlic in their food during festival, fasting, Srardh or Vrath days? ...
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Kuladeivam
Kanchi Maha Periyava is a great Mahan known for rendering practical pieces of advice that can be followed by even ...
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Why we put Tilak on the forehead?
Without the worship of Sri Ganesh no work in Sanatan Dharma should begin. Likewise,no religious work should begin without a ...
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Women are adorned in Vedas
Ou Vedas make it quite clear that women were always meant to be respected and valued in our culture The ...
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Women in Vedic and Post Vedic era
In Vedic culture it is taught that every man should view and respect every woman as his mother, and every ...
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Worship Or Upasana
Worship is the expression of devotion, reverence and love to the Lord, of keen yearning to be united with Him ...
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Hinduyogi
There is an Atman or soul independent of body and mind. This soul is immortal, unchanging and infinite. Realise this ...
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Yoga of devotion
God is love. Love is God. God is nectar. God is Prema.Bhakti is supreme love towards God. It is love ...
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