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Sacred Trees in Hinduism

Sep 08 2022 Tags: Facts, Plants, sandalwood, tulsi

Sacred Plants and Trees It is mentioned of the Kalpavriksha and Chaityavriksha in the ancient scriptures indicating that the worship of the tree is indeed an ancient Indian practice. The Ancient Aryans worshiped nature. Plants, Trees and the other elements were always revered and several rituals were connected to them. Tree worship continues to be an element of modern Indian traditions. There are many trees which are considered Sacred. Some of the Sacred Trees are as follows :  Rudraksha Tree Rudraksh is a large evergreen broad leaved tree in Elaeocarpaceae family. The Seed of the plant is known as rudraksha which...

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Chaunsath Yogini ( 64 योगिनी )

Jul 26 2019 Tags: 64 yogini, Facts, mythology, Yogini

In very ancient days, eight great Female Goddesses Shaktis emerged from the cosmic soul of the Principle Dieties and formed Kali Durga, the Universal Shakti Power, These were the grand Mothers (Ashta Matrikas) of all subsequent Yoginis. According to Kaula Tantra, these eight manifested each in turn into eight Divine Shaktis, thus resulting in the 64 Tantric Yoginis. These 64 powerful Goddesses have unique personas and powers to fulfill your desires, drive away negativity and fear, prevent misfortunes, and give you knowledge, peace, all-around prosperity, good progeny, and auspiciousness of all kinds. An examination of the ancient Tantric tradition reveals a...

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Forms of Shri Narasimha bhagwan

Feb 02 2019 Tags: Facts, Narsimha, Narsingh, Vishnu

Forms of Shri Narasimha Bhagwan :- Shri Narasimha, the fourth avatara is special among the Dasa Avatars of Lord Vishnu. Unlike,  all the other avatars of Lord Vishnu which were taken to save the mankind, sages and the devas from the evil forces of the Asura Dynasty, Narasimha avatar was taken to substantiate the words uttered by His ardent devotee, Bhaktha prahlada. Prahlada believed and proved to the world that the Lord Mighty is ‘Omnipresent (AntharyAmi)’.  Most people have reservations in worshiping Lord Narasimha because of his fearsome form. But remember, the same lap that proved to be the necropolis for the...

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Meaning of ' Adesh ' in Natha tradition Hindi article

Jan 18 2019 Tags: Facts, Gorakhnath, Nath, Navnath

Meaning of ' Adesh ' in Natha tradition Hindi article. नाथ पंथ मे "आदेश" का अर्थ :-नाथ योगी अलख (अलक्ष) शब्द से अपने इष्ट देव का ध्यान करते है। परस्पर आदेश शब्द से अभिवादन करते हैं।अलख और आदेश शब्द का अर्थ प्रणव या परम पुरुष होता है जिसका वर्णन वेद और उपनिषद आदि में किया गया है। आत्मेति परमात्मेति जीवात्मेति विचारणे।त्रयाणामैकयसंभूतिरादेश इति किर्तितः।।आदेश इति सद्‌वाणिं सर्वद्वंद्व्‌क्षयापहाम्‌।यो योगिनं प्रतिवदेत्‌ सयात्यात्मानमैश्वरम्‌।।- सिद्ध सिद्धांतपद्धति"आ" आत्मा"दे" देवात्मा/परमात्मा"श" शरीरात्मा/जीवात्माआत्मा, परमात्मा और जीवात्मा की अभेदता ही सत्य है, इस सत्य का अनुभव या दर्शन ही “आदेश कहलाता है. व्यावहारिक चेतना की आध्यात्मिकता प्रबुद्धता जीवात्मा और आत्मा...

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What are yantras ? How to make yantras work ?

Oct 14 2018 Tags: Facts, mantra, Rituals, yantra

The word "Yantra" means an "instrument" or "machine" or "talisman" depending upon the context. Yantra is a mystical diagram used in the Indian religions and philosophy for worship. The Yantra is the graphic, mathematics and magic representation of the divine one. Yantra actually implies instrument, Yantra benefits include attraction of good luck, fortune, prosperity, success , protection and good health to the user. Likewise the images of gods in the temples, yantras are revered and worshiped as symbols of divine powers. The Devi Bhagavat(3.26.21) states - Archabhave Tatha Yantram; meaning - a yantra symbolizes a divine power. Similar meanings are indicated in Naradiya Purana, Gautamiya Tantra, Yogini Tantra, and several other Vedic...

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Sloka Yatha Dhenu Sahashtreshu Vatso with meaning

Aug 30 2018 Tags: Facts, Gita, Krishna, sanskrit, Sloka

Sloka Yatha Dhenu Sahashtreshu Vatso is a famous sloka taken from Bhagwat Gita. This Sloka puts light on importance of good karmas in ones life. Hinduism and Buddhism speaks highly on Importance and laws of Karmas. Everything that happens in the world has its cause, it never happens by chance; Therefore, what we do now will have an effect on our present lives or our future lives. For this reason, people need to understand the law of Karma in order to know how to keep their words and to check their actions everyday so that everyone can find a way to create...

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Raksha Sutra

Nov 07 2017 Tags: Facts, Raksha Sutra, remedy, Rituals

Raksha sutra is an auspicious hindu thread also known as moli or Kalawa. The sacred thread that is tied on our hands prior to the start of puja is called a Raksha Sutra. Raksha means protection, and Sutra means sacred thread. During a Pooja the Pandit will tie the Raksha Sutra on your hand while he chants the sacred mantra. The purpose of the Sutra is to protect us from harm, evil spirits, bad habits, and to keep our minds focus. With the tying of the Raksha Sutra on our hands we are asking Bhagwan to bless us so that only...

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Oils to be used for ligtening lamp as per hinduism

Nov 03 2017 Tags: Facts, lamp, Puja, remedy, Rituals

Hinduism and many other faiths across the world recommend the use of lamps and light in prayers. The light symbolizes the absence of darkness, grief and sorrows. The Oil Lamp, Diya, Deepa or Deepam is lit to bow down to knowledge and remove darkness from our homes. It is customary to light a lamp before starting any auspicious event or ceremony and is a constant fixture in the "Pooja" or holy room in every home in India. By lighting lamps, the glow of the almighty is said to spread all over one's home and is an invitation to the gods...

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32 Forms of Lord Ganesha

Jun 29 2017 Tags: Facts, Ganesha

Shri Ganesha is one of the most famous and greatly worshiped deities in Hinduism. Shri Ganesha Purana describes 32 forms or manifestations of Lord Ganesha .Lord Ganesha is invoked as Vighneshwara in the launch of an event or business by the Hindus as he is believed to be the obstacle remover. Lord Ganesha is also considered as the God of auspicious beginnings and bestower of fortune in abundance. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Devotion to Sri Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains, Buddhists, and beyond India. Lord Ganesh is also known by the name Pillayar...

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Sloka For Lighting Lamp ( Deep jyoti mantra )

Jun 26 2017 Tags: Facts, mantra, sanskrit, Sloka, stotram

Light is considered as a symbol of auspiciousness, prosperity and abundance in the Hindu religion. Light brings brightness with it and removes the darkness. Light makes it possible to see things clearly. Lamp (Deep) is a part of various traditions and cultures around the world in general and India in particular. In almost every Indian home across the rural-urban divide, a lamp is lit daily in relation to sacred or secular domains of culture. Following Sloka / Shloka can be recited while lighting the lamp. This prayer is also known "Deepa shlokam" , "Deep Vandana" or "Deepa Jyoti Mantra". The light...

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