Karma Vipaka: Sins and Their Results in Dharma Shastra


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Sins are committed in three ways – Manasaa – with the mind, Vaachaa – with words, Kaayena – with the body.
The manasika paapas are to think about taking away another’s property, to think about performing bad deeds and not to believe in paraloka or life after death. The vaachika paapaas are cruel and harsh words, telling lies, gossip mongering and blabbering.The Shaareerika paapaas are Stealing, physical violence and relationship with another’s wife.

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Tungnath: World’s Highest Hindu Pilgrimage


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The Tunganath (literal meaning: Lord of the peaks) is the world’s highest Hindu pilgrim Temple dedicated to Shiva. Tungnath situated in the height of above 12000ft in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the second in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars.

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Akshardham: World’s Largest Hindu Temple


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Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays centuries of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality, and architecture. It featured in the 2009 edition of the Guinness World Records book for being the largest Hindu temple in the world.

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Significance of Shaligram According to Hinduism


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The Kali Gandaki or Gandaki River is one of the major rivers of Nepal and a tributary of the river Ganges in India. It is also called Krishna Gandaki in Nepal. However, one of the most important features of the river are the smooth, shining, black, egg-like stones that are found on the banks of Gandaki called Shaligram. These dark Himalayan fossils are believed to be somewhere between 140 to 165 millions years old.

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Nagas – The Snake Worshippers Were Revered in 26 Countries


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In Genesis the Serpent is a Naga who instructs the new infant (humanity) in what is called the Knowledge of Good and Evil. The Christian church has, unfortunately transformed the Initiate-Teacher into a tempting and negative demon-character.The snake or serpent was worshiped as a representation of the great god,lord Sun, along with fire.

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