Karma Vipaka: Sins and Their Results in Dharma Shastra


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


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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