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  1. 94 points

    hello - test

    hello - test:tongue:
  2. 70 points

    I am new here.

    Hello friends, I am new here. I want to learn about Hinduism. In my opinion, we don't give time for feeding ourself with dharma gyan because we are addicted to western culture. That's why I am here and it's a wonderful website.
  3. 23 points

    Thread deletion

    How can members delete threads that they have created?
  4. 21 points

    Life is meserable

    Im 47 years of old my life always have problem i have two kids ,im really scat after looking at my life,never end with so many problem.see astrology it make me more scary and its say you will face alot problem How i can solved this problem. For time being only way that im doing now is go to temple and pray tell all problem it will released my tension.
  5. 21 points
    Hi.. I need to share Triplicane Brahmotsavam 2013 Videos. Where and How to share the youtube videos... Kindly Help me...
  6. 21 points

    Good day everyone.

    Hello I am new member to this Forum with keen interest in Astrology. This msg is just to say 'Hello' to all. Kind regards VBN21
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    The Editor


    Testing attachments.
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    Hare Krishna Hare Rama

    Dear all Can anyone have mp3 JAPA of Hare Krishana Hare Rama (continuously). If yes please mail me the same at I will be highly thankful for the same. Hare Krishna CS Sandeep Sharma
  9. 19 points
    Hello Dear Friends, Im writing this letter to ask for some help about how to get an acupuncture license in Europe (it can be also North of Africa). My Teacher is Korean Buddhist monk and a doctor of acupuncture with licenses from Korea, China and Mongolia. Now he lives in Mongolia but wants to move to Europe or North of Africa. With some good help we have discovered that it is difficult to get a license in France bcs he needs to study French about 3 years and then he needs to study as a doctor there at the university and pass exams and it will take more than 6 years total or even more. We would really love to get some help about any information where it is easier to get an acupuncture license in Europe or North Africa. We understand that Europe includes many countries, that's why you can share any information about any country and we will combine all of this knowledge from you and choose the best one. Thank you very much! Stay in peace.
  10. 19 points
    swetha hare krishna

    Goddess sita's child

  11. 19 points

    About my sukhra dasha

    Dear Guruji, I have experienced financial loss and ill health during my ketu dasha which would be ending on 13th April, 2011. As per the guidelines given by some astrolgers the next dasha would be shukra dasha. I request you to kindly let me have some indications about my future and any precautions to be taken. I am giving my details as under. Date of Birth: 30.06.1955 Place of Birth: Janardhanapuram (Gudivada) Time of Birth : 4.30 PM Regards Kandala
  12. 18 points
    my father diagnosed with advanced Liver cancer is there any medicines avaialable in ayurveda.pls inform me.
  13. 17 points

    Nice to be back here!

    Namaskar all, It is nice to see the forum is back. It has been a vade-mecum of spirituality and Hinduism at large, at least for me, as I was so novice about these a few years ago. This forum has been a good platform to share views, discuss substantial things and meet people that had a lot of impact in my life. Still missing so much friends here... I still miss a close friend of mine here, Jndas Ji and so many more learned people...I wish to read more topics from you. Do keep in touch. Kshama
  14. 17 points
    Hi, I am new to this forum. I got registered in the site one day ago and since then whenever I try to post anything, it says it will not be visible until Administrator approves it. What is the procedure for getting approval of Administrator. Is it mandatory for every post or only for the first post? Please educate us on procedures and processes of this forum. Thanks & Regards, Krishna
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    A little Intro & Test Message

    Namaste, ya'll... My given name is Reese though I now spell my name "Rij" of course pronounces much the same I have been away from my Sanatana Dharma for some twenty-five-plus-years, aba maiṁ vāpasa ā gayā hūṁ. As for quite the abbreviated "cliffnotes" version of a background: I started out as a harē kr̥ṣṇa in high school and, ironically, much much later after practicing Ashtanga and Vinyasa-style yoga for eight-and-half years, had not made any sort of connection with my Hindu past until recently after my former partner and best friend died of renal cell carcinoma. It's wonderful to be here and to have rediscovered this beautiful and rich tradition!
  16. 16 points
    Hello Dear Friends, Im writing this letter to ask for some help about how to get an acupuncture license in Europe (it can be also North of Africa). My Teacher is Korean Buddhist monk and a doctor of acupuncture with licenses from Korea, China and Mongolia. Now he lives in Mongolia but wants to move to Europe or North of Africa. With some good help we have discovered that it is difficult to get a license in France bcs he needs to study French about 3 years and then he needs to study as a doctor there at the university and pass exams and it will take more than 6 years total or even more. We would really love to get some help about any information where it is easier to get an acupuncture license in Europe or North Africa. We understand that Europe includes many countries, that's why you can share any information about any country and we will combine all of this knowledge from you and choose the best one. Thank you very much! Stay in peace.
  17. 16 points

    Hello everyone

    Hello I am Jack a new member in this forum. I Join this forum to enhance the more knowledge. Regards,
  18. 16 points

    Jeevan Mukthi

    I just joined this forum yesterday day/ I have few questions about What happens after death? I have finished reading the Great Bhavat Gita about a month ago. It is quite interesting to read the Gita and felt like everyone should read it and try to understand the teachings of Lord Krishna. Since I know Sanskrit from my childhood, I was able to read both Tamil and Sanskrit versions. I am now coming to my question to learned audiences. One (like me) did not practice the Gayatri Mantra though it was taught to me in my childhood, which I felt at my old age, can I get the Nama Japam from a Guruji and practice it sincerely be able to attain my wishes? Since I missed this great opportunity, I am willing to have a rebirth as very sacred soul like Adi Sankara or St Thiagaraja Swamigal and live like a Sanyasi or Siddha Purusha and learn the Vedas, Upanishads, puranas and slogas etc so that I become deserved soul to reach the Lotus Feet of Lord Krishna. Is this a possible wish come true.I need to seek the blessings of learned Guruji. It may look funny to some, but it is my true wish. Thanks for all those who read this post and responses and guidances.
  19. 15 points


    Namaste! Greetings all Beloves Sisters and Brothers of the Hindu Dharma path, I would like to state on the very beginning that I am very happy to be here and therefore I feel with all of my heart that it is the wonderful place to maintain the discussions conncerning our path and that Guru is in everyone and I would like to tell that it is by the nature that all of us are spiritual perceptors and I am not afraid to state that I am such being but I am not an egocentric and I am only purely working with myself without telling anyone who he / she shall do to fulfill on the path as well as I will not participate in the paid Hindu courses whcih I've found on the internet and thought that they are free but they are not. I am not throwing around the advanced expert names for the Gods, Worship and other aspects of working and I work with all of the aspects of the Hindu Dharma even sikhsism without being one but just exploring all of them in balance and without dividing as a true Mystic and what is mysticism is everything that leads toward the inner and outer cleansing and this process goes on eternally and is not going to be finished after a couple of some achievements. I am here not to spam but to share with all of you the experiences and discuss over all aspects of our path and everyday existence, I would like to send my sincere words of Loyalty and Love to the Adepts of the Hindu Dharma path as I will continue my progress naturally and without having any so called temples as this is not my aims, I am not a follower neither but I am loving the Hindu Faith truly and faithfully without making other traditions of Hindu Dharma less important and I work with all of them in balance, thank you for spending time and reading the message I left here with the best wishes for all of you on the path of Hindu Dharma. Om Namah Shivaaya.
  20. 15 points

    benefits of char maghaz

    hello, i need detail information upon watermelon(tarbooj)seeds , kharbooja seeds , cucumber (khira) seeds and kakri seeds . for which purpose and which part of body they are benefifcial and for which dosha espacially pitta dosha, and do they also cleans blood???
  21. 15 points
    Ronni Pinsler

    Divine art/ street paintings.

    I have always been fascinated and intrigued by the drawings one finds on streets and pavements, even in homes . Some with graphic designs, geometric patterns, stars, flowers, triangles etc. They are done with chalk, paint, powder and whatever . They are commonly seen at high holidays like at Taipusam or Timithee. Is there a name for this "street art"? Are there particular designs used for particular reasons. Ive seen fresh flowers offered on top of the drawings. Is there a book I could read to learn more about this? Appreciate any information supplied .
  22. 14 points

    Aparajitha manatram

    Hi Can you guys help me to clear a doubt about Aparajitha manatram ? The mantram which starts with namo devayi mahadevayi is a Tantrik matra or not ? if so how to recite the matra ? is there any rituals to follow the same? Thnx
  23. 14 points

    Yellow Sapphire

    Hello Dear Experts, I am a new joinee to this forum. Actually, I did not know whom to approach and so am posting my doubts here. Recently, I wore a yellow sapphire of 4.3 Carats and found that whatever Loans I had proceeded for got sanctioned but then I also noticed that there is no improvement in business situation; infact I kind of made losses. Please can anyone of you suggest if this is a good sign and how much time it takes for showing results. Regards, Ary
  24. 14 points

    About my career

    Hi, I am new to this forum. I have one question to ask my date of birth is 15-01-1985 and timing is 08:50 AM at Latitude: 27° 34' 60 N, Longitude: 81° 35' 60 E My career is not going smooth. I have planned to give UPSC (IAS exams). Will I get success? if not then what profession shall i pick. currently I am an engineer. I am confused a lot. Please some one knowledgeable reply Thanks
  25. 13 points


    just putting my head through the door to say...hello/namaste.....often stumbled across this site and read different articles....so thought it was time to jump aboard. maddas
  26. 13 points

    105 yrs datta temple hyderabad

    hi all im new member of this forum im also devotee and recently visisted 105yrs old datta temple in asif nagar
  27. 11 points

    is kundli matching necessary???

    Hi all, Iam Saira & iam a member here. I just want to know whether kundli (jataka) matching is mandatory for a happy marriage?? iam half hindu half muslim girl who is abt to get married(no particular boy selected yet). iam more confused bcoz arent there people of other religion who dont practise this matching yet r happy?? plzz help me out. (P.S. : i dont intend to hurt feelings of anyone but i need a solution in my case)
  28. 11 points
    hi i am new one i am here because i have a problem about my marrige and life can any one help me plz rep:rolleyes2:
  29. 9 points

    About my life.

    I'm getting very much depressed these days. All my friends and colleagues are always when r u getting to be married. Actually my date of birth was 5-11-1987 at 04:23 AM. My parents are searching groom for me. Till now some 5 grooms saw me. Sometimes he rejected me and some times i cannot accept them. But now i want to get marry soon. Or else i have feeling to commit sucide. Because living lonely, always give me thought like this. i know to commit sucide is wrong thing. But i cant able to live in this world. Also get the feeling that i have done wrong in my college life that i have to accept the proposal that came to me. Now i want that boy to contact me. Also i wnat to know whether my marriage is arranged one or love? Please help me to get rid of this thing by giving some solutions. Actually i want to post this topic in jyothish forums. But that forums didnt allow me to post. Though i verified my account i am unable to post.
  30. 7 points

    Kerala Pillai's

    Hi can any one tell me what caste Kerala Pillai's belong to? I have heard they are not sudras like Tamil and Marathi Pillay's. Please help because I a brahmin want to marry a pillai and so my family would like to know their caste . Thanks - SK Namboodiri
  31. 3 points

    flag planting

    im from trinidad and when we do a pooja we tend to plant flags that is dedicated to different gods and godesses. but ive also observed that many people from india do not practice the planting of the flag. i was woindering if any one know of the origion of planting of the flags came from, why dont many hindus from india do not practice this? <!-- im from trinidad and when we do a pooja we tend to plant flags that is dedicated to different gods and godesses. but ive also observed that many people from india do not practice the planting of the flag. i was woindering if any one know of the origion of planting of the flags came from, why dont many hindus from india do not prctice this? --> <!-- / message --> <!-- controls -->
  32. 2 points

    Weight Loss/ Fat Loss

    Can someone recommend a tried and tested way for weight/fat loss.
  33. 2 points
    The Editor

    Simple Sadhna

    In the present age of Kali yuga mantra japa is the yuga dharma, or main process for self realization. It is simple, requires no background qualification, and can be done anywhere at any time. Sit down in a peaceful place and silently chant your mantra. In the beginning start for 10 minutes, and gradually increase. The mind will become fixed and peaceful usually after 30 minutes, and then the more fruitful sadhana will start. Other options for sadhana are puja (worshipping a deity of God), meditation (dhyanam), svadhyaya (self study of scriptures), etc.
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    Dear Sir/Madam I'm a student of Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi. I want to join this group for helping the people with whatever knowledge of astrology i've. Plz add me in this group. Regards N
  35. 2 points

    Which Carrier Option to Choose

    Dear All i am very much Confused about my carrier ...for Last 4 year my carrier is goin nowhere ,i am still on same position where i was 4 years ago ...This makes me feel very ashamed when i saw the person younger then me are doin very fine and now far ahead of me though we all started from begining...Plz guide me m i into wrong Profeesion ? Cureentely I am into Retail sector In Company Outlet ....I am Also Cosidering to change My Proffesion From Sellin to HR Field ....Is it Right Desicion .......? Some said that i Should Start my Own Business ..Is it Right ...? Plz Plz Plz Guide I am very very Confused Rajneesh 27-01-1981 01:30 AM New Delhi
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    Srimad Bhagavatam Paribhasa-sutra

    Paribhasa-sutra "seed" or "theme" verse of every scripture revealing its topic (SB 1.3.24 - krsnas tu bhagavan svayam)
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    VedAnta-sUtra 2nd adhyAya, 1st . (37)

    anusmRtez ca from remembrance also Memory & recollection both prove things r not momentary.
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    VedAnta-sUtra 1.3.1-43

    "itara parAmarzAt sa iti cet, na, asambhavAt" other one, that is jIva; due to reference; he = jIva; thus if not; because of possibility 82) If it b objected: reference to other as jIva in dahara passage exists, ergo, it means jIva; vaisnavas say no: for it's impossible epithets applied to dahara should =ly apply to jIva too. Chh Up 8.7.3 yields 8 epithets such as free from sin, free from decay... Can these apply to jIva jAgo jIvAtma? Indradev heard from Prajapati of a self free from sin, old-age... So these 8 r applicable to jIva too? VedavyAs goes deeper...
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    VedAnta-sUtra: 4th adhyAya

    dattvA vidyAuSadhaM bhaktAn, niravadyAn karoti yaH | dRk pathaM bhajatu zrImAn, zrI tyAtmA sa hariH svayam || He who gives vidyA tonic to His devotees, making them disease-free, may that Joyous One, Hari Himself, come within my vision's scope. adhyAya/section 4.pAda/part, root 1.sUtra/code 1 4.1.1 AvRttir asakRd upadezAt Repetition repeatedly instructions Practice sAdhana requires repetition because scripture itself repeats instructions. 482 4.1.2 lingAt Due to/from indication And there's indication showing repetition's necessity. 483 4.1.3 Atmeti tupagacchanti grAhayanti ca Supreme Self as but acknowledge apprehend and. But Masters contemplate Brahman & teach it so to their disciples. 484 4.1.4 na pratike na hi Not in symbols not because Brahman is not contemplated as Self in symbols like manas/mind for the symbol is not God. 485 4.1.5 brahma dRStir utkarSAt View of Brahman due to superiority God should be thought of as Brahman, for such meditation is most exalted. 486 4.1.6 AdityAdi matayaz cAnga upapatteH About Sun etc. ideas and in limbs that being proved reasonable Contemplation that Sun etc. (emanates from His Eyes) should be held with regard yo His Limbs due to its reasonableness. 487 4.1.7 AsInaH sambhavAt sitting due to, from possibility God should be meditated upon by devotee in sitting posture. 488 4.1.8 dhyAnAn ca due to concentrated meditation and And because meditation is possible in sitting posture only. 489 4.1.9 Acalatvan cApexa motionlessness indeed referring to And zruti refers to motionlessness as dhyAna condition. 490 4.1.10 smaranti ca They recall (mentioned in SmRti) also SmRtis also teach same (sitting posture meditation requisite) 491 4.1.11 yatraikAgratA tatrAvizeSAt where mind concentration unspecified Whenever mind's one-pointedness occurs, there let meditation be performed. 492
  40. 1 point

    Chapter 4: Karma, Akarma and Vikarma

    Karma, Akarma and Vikarma While explaining Karma, Gita talks of akarma and vikarma also. One has to clearly distinguish the action, inaction and wrong action (IV. 17). Vikarma is wrong action while akarma is inaction. One should not indulge in either wrong action or be inactive. Actions consist of bodily actions, verbal actions and mental actions. All these are satvika, rajasa or tamasa. Yajna, dana, tapas etc. are different forms of activities. There are many forms of yajnas: dravyayajna, tapoyajna, yogayajna, svadyaya yajna, jnanayajna etc. All these involve various kinds of activities. Thus, Gita concept of yajna is not confined to rituals only. Cultivation of sama, dama etc. is as much an activity as the performance of rituals. Performing one's varnasrama duties is a part of one's activities. Service to the people at large in all possible ways is also one's duty. Thus, Gita concept of karma consists of all such activities that are essential for the physical, moral and spiritual progress of an individual and society. Any slackening or abandoning of one's duty is adharma and executing the same is svadharma. Transgressing into some one else's duty is also adharma. Philosophical Meanings of Karma, Akarma and Vikarma: The expressions karma, akarma and vikarma apart from meaning action, inaction, and wrong action have deeper philosophical meanings also. This philosophical meaning is brought out in the verse `Karmani akarma yah pasyet (4-18)' etc. When one undertakes an activity, one has to realize that it is not he who is doing it but God is behind it. This is what is meant by `Karmani akarma'. Similarly, when one is not doing anything, say in the dream, one has to realize that God is active even then, this is `akarmani karma'. Thus one has to realize that all his activities are prompted by God and even when one is not active God is active. This is the philosophical meaning of `Karmani akarma' etc. The expressions karma and akarma also mean Jiva and God respectively. Karma i.e. jiva is akarma inactive in the sense that he cannot undertake every activity independently. Similarly akarma i.e., God is karma always active independently. The realization of these philosophical meanings gives correct perspective in respect of one's ability. This will check our kartrtvabhimana and enable us to subdue our raga, dvesa etc. Further, one has to realize that all activities are sponsored by the God, designated as Prakrti, according to the nature of the jiva concerned and given effect to through his body, antahkarana etc. He has also to realize that it is all the play of the attributes of prakrti. i.e., satva, rajas etc. directed and regulated by the supreme God. Such a realization will pave the way for nivrttakarmanuthana. The word Prakrti has both the meanings viz. God, and Jadaprakrti. Engaging oneself in such a nivrttakarma, one has to dedicate the results of his activity at the feet of God. This is tyaga. Gita declares it more than once. `Mayi sarvani karmani sannyasya (3-30),' `Yat karosi yad asnasi' etc. several statements make it clear that the fulfillment of work is in the dedication of it to the God. Work is worship is the motto of Gita. `Svakarmanatam abhyarchya Siddhim Vindati manavah'. Sankara explanation comes from the Advaitic stand point. He contends that in Atman (SELF) there is akarma (no action) and in the self (body/mind/intellect) there is karma (there is no rest even while resting!) Ramanuja points out that akarma is Atmajnana. The wise person visualizes jnana in the true performance of karma. For such persons, jnana and karma always go together and they become inseparable! According Madhava, akarma is the inactivity of the self and the activity of the MahaVishnu. Wise persons with such an attitude witnesses the activity of the Lord without paying attention to work performed by body/mind/intellect. Interestingly we don't see any contradiction if we look carefully the interpretations of karma and akarma using advaita or dwaita or visitadwaita points of view. Gita fundamentally focuses on the attitude of the person performing the action and the verses 16 to 22 of chapter 4 should be studied and comprehended fully. Gita is more concerned with the right approach to the performance of karma rather than running away from karma. The right approach consists of two important aspects: 1. Sankalpa sannyasa or abdication of motives. 2. Tyaga or offering of the results at the feet of God. This way of performing karma is known as niskamakarma or nivrttakarma. Gita declares that one should concern oneself with the duties to be performed but not with the results that may accrue. `Let not the result of thy activity be the motive of thy activity' Gita retorts. The Mimamsakas define the eligibility or adhikara for an undertaking in terms of the interest in the results on the part of the person undertaking it. Certain undertakings are enjoined for those who are desirous of the results of those undertakings. Gita reverses the process. Eligibility is to be determined with reference to the duty as prescribed by the Sastra but not in terms of the interest of an individual in the result of that particular undertaking. This approach is expressed in Gita by the expressions like `sangam tyaktva', `asaktah', `kamasankalpavarjita' etc. Activity undertaken with such a frame of mind is known as riskamakarma or nivrttakarma. Such an attitude is possible only, if one understands his role in the activity correctly, Agent alone does not execute an activity: Most men are under the wrong impression that it is only the karta or the agent who is solely responsible for the activity undertaken by him. But there are five factors underlying each activity. These are: I. Adhisthana i.e., the place, the ground, or the object with reference to which an activity is initiated. 2. Karta i.e., agent, the Jiva when is only a dependent agent. 3. Karana i.e. the instruments i.e. Indriyas etc. 4. Vividha chesta i.e. the various actions of these that are necessary for the production of results. 5. Daiva i.e. the supreme God who is behind all these as director and regulator. One who knows this will easily realize his limited role and will be able to undertake niskamakarma.
  41. 1 point

    Marriage Related Questions

    "These indicates marriage to be very difficult"--by this you mean there will difficulty in getting married or my married life would be bad?when can i get married and can you please elaborate how would be my married life?
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    Am not able to see the attachments, please help
  43. 1 point

    whats the point

    The point of being born in this world is relative to the value one sees in this world. Many persons are joyous to wake up and sleep, brush their teeth, meet new people etc. This world can be viewed in 2 ways. Real and Unreal. And there is validity to both.
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    Kalpa Vriksha/Kalpataru

    VERY WELL SAID RICHARD I couldnt stop laughing but its true this tree is not on earth its in haven, thats the reason in mathura this tree is in form of shilla[stone] thats what I just saw on aajtaak channel on dharm topic in india. patel Richard Shaw Brown <rsbj66sacred-objects Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:04:10 PM Re: Kalpa Vriksha/Kalpataru If someone thinks they have a Kalpataru tree it is very easy to test.You simply wish for a million tons of gold, and if the tree is realthen, POOF! The gold will appear. It's a simple test for kalpa-vriksha.sacred-objects, "bhagvatjee" <bhagvatjee@ ...>wrote:>> Dear All> Jaya Siyaa Raam> I think people are misinterpreting Kalp Vriksh with the trees which > are famous for fulfilling wish. In fact, first of all a Kalp Vriksh > cannot be on Prithvi, real Paarijaat Vriksh or plant is also such a > tree. What we call Paarijaat plant is just named after the original > tree. WHY, because Paariaat's flowers never wilt away - so ask > yourself, if your Paarijaat flower is wilting or not? If yes, it is > not a real Paarijaat tree.> > In the same way, in this world, there are many places, trees, > mountains etc which are famous for fulfilling wish. Kalp Vrikash is > not like a tree which sometimes fulfills wish while at other times > does not. Has anybody seen such a tree which fulfills every single > person's every single wish all the time? If yes, then it is real Kalp > Taru. Indra cannot afford such a Kalp Taru which at one time fulfills > his wish, while at other times does not.> > Just imagine, if such a tree had existed in this world, why many > would have suffered?> > Hope this satisfis the anxious people.> With regards> Sushma> > > > sacred-objects, rashmi patel > <rashmihpatel@ > wrote:> >> > Respected gurujanos,> > Just today on aajtaak channel on dharm topic they where discusing > on this tree kalpvrukhs they showned> > in MATHURA where krisna had showned this tree to radhaji which now > is in form on black stone & so> > people where praying that stone [shilla] pouring milk & says you > can fullfill your wishes here, so in MATHURA > > this KALPVRUKHS tree is in form of shilla.> > Also in RANCHI where this tree is still alive the city people now > wonts to cut the sacred tree because they have to widen the roads so > really NO ONE wonts to object on this tree so I dont know whether > they really think this is such> > a sacred tree??? or no one beleave that this tree as kalpvrukhs > tree.> > so BHAGVATJEE may be right??? I now got same fillings on this tree > in ranchi.> > thanks> > patel> > > > > > > > > > ____________ _________ _________ __> > bhagvatjee <bhagvatjee@ >> > sacred-objects> > Tuesday, January 27, 2009 6:37:48 PM> > Re: Kalpa Vriksha/Kalpataru> > > > > > Dear Gupte Ji> > Jaya Siyaa Raam> > Thanks very much for writing so much about Kalp Taru. In fact I > have > > never thought that Kalp Taru can be present on Earth also, because > as > > it came out of the churning of the ocean, it was taken by Indra and > > he planted i his Nandan Van garden. How it can be on Prithvi?> > > > Net it fulfilles wishes - now do these trees which yu have > mentioned > > fulfill people's wishes? If this happens on Earth, nothing is > > impossible for anybody here. So I doubt it whether those trees are > > Kalp Taru. One can name any tree any name but I doubt that those > > trees can fulfill people's wish.> > > > If you find such a tree, let me also know.> > Thanks anyways,> > Wih regards> > Sushma> > > > sacred-objects, "h. r. gupte" <hrgupte@ > > > wrote:> > >> > > Kalpataru, the divine tree of life being guarded by mythical > > creatures> > > Kinnara and Kinnari, flying Apsara and Devata. 8th century Pawon> > > temple, Java, Indonesia.> > > > > > Kalpavriksha is a mythological, wish-fulfilling divine tree that > is > > a> > > common trope in Sanskrit literature from the earliest sources > > onwards> > > – see Rig Veda (1.75; 17.26). Along with the kamadhenu, or> > > 'wish-giving cow', the kalpavriksha originated during the Samudra> > > manthan or "churning of the milk ocean", and the King of the gods,> > > Indra returned with it to his paradise. While there is no attested> > > Sanskrit source conclusively identifying this mythological tree > with> > > any real, known tree kalpavriksha can figuratively refer to a > source> > > of bounty.> > > > > > Different trees are referred to as the Kalpa Vriksha.> > > * According to the Padma_Purana, this tree is the 'Parijat' -> > > Night-flowering_ Jasmine.> > > * At Joshimath in Uttaranchal, which commemorates the residence of> > > Adiguru Shankaracharya, there is a large, ancient bodhi tree known> > > locally as the kalpavriksha. This tree is the Pipal / Peepal > tree -> > > Sacred_Fig.> > > * Some persons refer to the Banyan tree as the Kalpavriksha.> > > * Some parts of India, especially coastal areas call the Coconut > > tree> > > as Kalpavriksha or kalpataru because of its ability to amply > provide> > > for human needs.> > > > > > > > > Kalpavriksha : It is a very rare species. Probably only five> > > kalpavrikshas can be found in India out of which four are in > Ranchi > > in> > > the Doranda area. Its botanical name is Adansonia Digitata. It is > of> > > the baobab family and so it is also commonly called the Baobab > tree.> > > > > > > > > There are few Kalpa vikshas are at Ranchi...> > > http://www.ranchi. com/ look for kalpataru in links> > > also> > > http://good- times.webshots. com/photo/ 2645935480101638 362zwEWMM> > > > > > Anyone to contribute more on the subject???> > > > > > If it is Baobab then in Pune can also boast to have one > > kalpataru... .> > > the said Baobab tree is in main Abhinav chowk.On the crossing of> > > Bajirao chowk and Tilak road opposit to Cilai showroom.> > >> >>
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    · Krishnamurti Paddhati (K. P. System)

    This is an excellent system (Paddhati) of astrological predictions conceived, created by The Great Indian Astrology master, late Prof. K.S. Krishnamurti. Major Differences From Vedic: KP system gives importance to the Constellations / Stars / Nakshatras divisions of the Zodiac which is obviously the most desired for precision. Further it divides each Constellation / Star / Nakshatra division into further 9 subdivisions called 'SUBS'. These sub divisions are not equal divisions, but are as per the Vimshottari Dashas Divisions System. K.P. System uses K.P. Ayanamshas as opposed to Lahiri Ayanamshas mostly used in Vedic System. The difference between two is about 6 minutes (Kala). This system uses Cusps that is house/ bhav beginnings like Western Systems, as opposed to Vedic System which uses House Centres i.e. Bhav Madhyas. This system uses Placidus House system. The planet in it's dasha gives results as per it's Nakshtra-Swami (Star-Lord) rather than the planet itself. Hence Planet is represents the SOURCE, that Planet's Star-Lord represents the EFFECTS, RESULTS and that Planet's Sub gives idea of the FINAL DIRECTION of that result. RULING PLANETS: Unique Concept of KP for Powerful Divine Guidance during predictions. Any Feedback ???
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    Dear guest; Have been reading your post and the replies that you have recieved firstly i sympathise with you situation but i want to impart with you if you will be willing to accept. VASHI KARAN means through these mantras you can put under control any woman, man, office minister, devta, soul, animal etc and gain according to your wishes. This mantra is used for others to be kind to you or any person using it. This mantra be used for couples whose relations are strained with each other and NOT for nefarious purposes like beloved, for officers, ministers etc.So let us examine the meaning beloved means to be loved and the person has now gone their own way. I know it is difficult to have a broken heart but this is why there is god. Once you put love towards god, god will love you back and remember if you are unhappy with yourself no one you come across in life will make you happy and feel love so you must love yourself first. My friends if these mantras worked the authors translating these sacred mantras would have been the presidents of the world. Some may argue that the authors dont want power for they are close with god and need no materials of life but i beg to differ the reason that they are writting books is to make money, and somewhere in the book there is always a disclaimer that if the mantras dont work is your fault for not correctly performing the sadhana B.S. this is their scapegoat. For a true spiritual person would not give you something to do to force someone to return to you. A rishi, guru or spiritual leader would encourage you to turn to god for your heart to mend for they would have seen that the relationship was not meant to be. A true guru would not encourage to use a VASHI KARAN mantra for it brings only bad luck. have you tought for a minute the reason is moving away from you is because it has been ordained by god. your god does not want to see you unhappy and sad and probably that is the reason that the guy has left so dont blame yourself and dont listen to others who wants to corrupt your mind with these mantras for when you use one then you continue to use others for other reasons then because of this your belief in god will drop and you would have no use for god until its to late and then what will happen to you. If these mantras why cant poverty be solved by the rishis or authors of these formulae books. You may ask yourself why good takes so long to materialise and bad happens so quickly. For god to create good he has to make certain doors open create avenues for you to walk and meet and do things in truth for it to prosper however bad is just to end nothing more that just closing the door. So friend rid yourself from these toughts and find solace in your god. For when Sri Ram was upon the banks of ganga a leap away from Sri Lanka, Hanuman G could have destroyed Ravan and taken Sita Maa to Sri Raam but Maya had to play out its course for us to learn to be patient until the timing is right. So god bless and hope you pray through your problem and recieve what the mother has for you. You may have given up on her but she has not go and take a loo at her eyes and you would see. You would see that she is there patient and smiling.
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    Chidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja .

    parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja anantanavaratnavilasatkaTakakiN^kiNijhalaM jhalajhalaM jhalaravaM mukundavidhi hastagatamaddala layadhvanidhimiddhimita nartana padam.h | shakuntaratha barhiratha nandimukha shR^iN^giriTibhR^iN^gigaNasaN^ghanikaTam.h sanandasanaka pramukha vandita padaM parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja || ananta navaratna vilasat kaTaka kiN^kiNi - Numerous navaratna gems flashing bracelet with tiny bells jhalaM jhala-jhalaM jhala ravaM - (produce) Jiggling Sounds (jhalaM jhalajhalaM jhala…) nartana padam.h - Dancing feet (is in accordance with) laya-dhvani dhimid-dhimita - dhimi dhimi sounds from the drums Mukunda-vidhi hasta-gata-maddala - in the hands of Vishnu and Brahma. Shakunta-ratha – Eagle vehicle (Vishnu) barhi-ratha – Peacock vehicle (Skanda) shR^iN^gi-riTi-bhR^iN^gi - ShR^ingi, Riti, Sage bR^ingi gaNa-saN^gha- (and other) troops of devotees nandi-mukha - headed by Nandi nikaTam.h – (are) in proximity sananda-sanaka pramukha- prominente Sanandana & Sanaka (Sages) vandita padaM – Praise his feet. para - chidambara naTaM – Such a Great Chidambara Dancer hR^idi bhaja – (let our) heart reverence. --- --------- Let our heart resort to the great dancer in Chidambaram, - Who's flashing navaratna bells hanging in his bracelet emit sweet jingling sounds when he swings his left arm pointing towards the kunjita pAdam. - Who's feet dance in accordance to the dhimi dhimi sounds emitted from the drums in the hands of Vishnu and Brahma. - Who is surrounded by celestials like garuDavahana (Vishnu), shikhivAhana (Skanda) and troops of devotees comprising Srngi, Riti, Bhrngi and others headed by Nandi. - Who's feet are saluted by prominent sages like Sanandana and Sanaka. --- --------- In the grand hall of Chidambaram, Nataraja the king of dance dances with his upper right hand holding the drum and the upper left hand holding agni signifying creation and destruction. The flashing navaratna bells hanging in his lower left arm bracelet emit sweet jingling sounds and vocally reassure the fearlessness granted by the abhaya-hastam. Goddess Saraswati captures the seven swaras emanating from his face (sadyojAtadi pancha vaktraja sa ri ga ma pa da ni) in her vINA and sings along. Goddess lakshmi sings in tArasthAyi and plays her kanjira as well. Narada and Tumburu sing in mandarasthAyi and play their vINA as well. Lord Vishnu with his four hands plays the three-faced Pushkara drum and Lord Brahma keeps time (kAlapramANa) with karatALa and cymbals. Lord Indra plays the flute, nAga-s headed by Kambala, Ashvatara and Devadatta sing along. Ravana plays the mandara sthAyai in his vINA and bAna plays his maddala in accordance. Ganesha and Shanmukha dance on either side accompanied by their mUshika and mayUra. Celestial musicians, dancers, sages and other deities who have come to watch this splendor were all awe- struck. Let our heart resort to this divine dance visual. ...parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja .. Aravind
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    Jahnava Nitai Das

    How to read minds?

    Thank you for writing with your question. Mind reading is not something taught, but something which automatically comes by expanding one's consciousness. There are several methods for expanding one's consciousness, but the simplest and most effective method is through meditation and mantra upasana. As one advances in meditation, one's mind is purified of various mental contaminations which limit our focus and concentration. Slowly one's mind becomes open to subtle channels of thought. At that point, one is able to experience the mental platform as one would normally experience the physical realm. Such experiences are not possible unless one takes up a very serious sadhana of meditation and mantra upasana. If you are interested in this I will provide you with more detailed instructions. Yours in service, Jahnava Nitai Das, Bhaktivedanta Ashram [This message has been edited by jndas (edited 08-29-2001).]
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    what's in a greeting?

    om amritesvaryai namah i found this on the web, signed by someone named Dafydd, and thought it was accurate and well written...hope this clears things up a bit: Namaste is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you, which is of light and peace. When you are in that place in you and I am in that place in me, we are one." A very decent description for a beautiful and graceful acknowledgement. I was first introduced to namaskaram through my brother, who has lived in Nepal for many years and speaks and writes Sanskrit fluently (he's a Trantric Buddhist). A Namaste is incomplete without the accompanying gesture of bowing the head and shoulders slightly. A deeper veneration is expressed by bringing the fingers of the clasped hands to the forhead, touching the brow between the eyes. A third form is reserved for the holiest of Sat Gurus and God. In this form the palms are completely above the head, focusing consciousness in the space just above the Barhma-randhara. The spoken act in Namaste is a mantr, the gesture a mundr. The hand position in prayer is called "Anjali" - to adorn or honor. The term itself comes from the Sanskrit "Namas", meaning "bow, obeisance, reverential salutation". The root, "Nam", signifies bending, bowing, humbly submitting and becoming silent. "Te" means "to you". The act of Namaste is called Namaskaram, Nanaskar, or Namaskara, depending on the area language. Basically, to namaskaram is saying silently: "I see the Deity in both of us, and bow before Him or Her. I acknowledge the holiness of even this mundane meeting. I cannot separate that which is spiritual in us from that which is human and ordinary". In Amma, ~sucetas mon~ om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu _______________ MSN 8 with e-mail virus protection service: 2 months FREE* http://join.msn.com/?page=features/virus
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    Has anyone seen Lord Narayana?

    > Rohit Iyer <iyer_rohit > Has anyone seen Lord Narayana? > Dear friends I am becoming more and more devoted to > Lord Narayana. You are indeed very fortunate. My salutations to you. > I want to know if anyone has seen the > supreme lord? I am sure your delightful question will elicit a large number of equally delightful answers from the learned and scholarly members of this group. adiyen would like to share what little I know with my very limited knowledge. Yes, countless trillions of nitya and muktha jivatmas have seen and are seeing Bhagavan Narayana perpetually. The Veda says 'tad vishnoh paramam padam sadaa pashyanthi surayah' - the Seers always see the Supreme Pada of Vishnu. Given here is a very partial list of the fortunate ones who have seen the Lord. The list is somewhat chronologically ordered: 1) Lord Brahma 2) Lord Siva 3) The Sanakadhi Rishis, namely, Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatana and Sanatkumara 4) The 12 Rishi sons of Brahma, namely, Vasishta, Atri, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha etc. 5) The Prajapathis such as Kasyapa, Kardama, Daksha etc. 6) Swayambhuva Manu and Satarupa, the first human beings in this Kalpa. 7) The Bhakti-oriented Maharishis such as Narada, Sandilya etc. 8) The Bhagavathothamas such as Prahlada, Dhruva etc. 9) The Asuras such as Hiranyakasipu, Hiranyaksha, etc. 10) The fortunate ones who lived with the Avatharas such as Vasudeva, Devaki, Dasaratha, Kousalya, Nanda, Yashoda, etc. 11) The bhaktas who served the Avatharas such as Guha, Sugriva, Vibeeshana, Hanuman, Arjuna, Uddhava, Daruka, Kuchela, Akrura, Vidura, Bhishma etc. 12) Parasara, Vyasa's father, who gave us the Puranarathna - Vishnupurana 13) Vyasa who gave us the Vedas, the Brahma Sutra, the Satvika Puranas such as Bhagavatha Purana, the Mahabharatha with the 2 gems, the Bhagavad Gita and the Vishnu Sahasranama 14) Vyasa's son, Sukabrahma, who narrated the Bhagavatha Purana 15) The 12 Alvars such as Nammalvar, Periyalvar, Andal etc. who constitute our very breath 16) The great Acharyas of our sampradaya such as Sri Natha Muni, Sri Yamuna Muni, Sri Kanchipurna, Sri Ramanuja, Sri Kuresha, Sri Vedanta Desika, Sri Manavala Mamuni etc. 17) The Acharyas and Vishnu-bhaktas of other sampradayas said to have directly seen the Lord such as Sri Sankara, Sri Padmapadha etc. (Advaita) Sri Madhva, Sri Vyasaraya, Sri Raghavendra etc. (Dvaita) Sri Nimbarka etc. (Dvaitadvaita) Sri Vishnuswami, Sri Vallabha etc. (Suddhadvaita) Sri Chaitanya etc. (Achintya Bheda-bheda) 18) The Vittaladasas such as Thukaram, Namadeva, Ghora Khumba, Choka Mela, Janabai, Chakkubai etc. who served Rukmini and Krishna at Pandaripuram. 19) The Ramadasas such as Bhadrachala Ramadas, Samartha Ramadas and the recent Thyagaraja Swami. 20) And countless billions of other unsung souls. > I would like to know what this > experience is like. Enlightened sages such as Sri Ramanuja spend their whole lifetimes teaching us, ignorant ones, what this experience is like. Like children who prattle their parents' speech, adiyen can only prattle the sacred utterances of those Narayana-Lovers as the answer to your question - 'Unsurpassable Bliss', 'Supreme Endless Love', 'Soul- melting', 'Unsatiating Nectar', 'The Peace that passeth understanding', 'Unending Happiness', 'The Supreme State of Vishnu', 'The True Nature' etc. adiyen begs the pardon of vaishnavas for trying to describe this state, being wholly unqualified to even talk of this Blessed State. > Also I have heard that as one progresses on the > spiritual path one can have visions of the other > Lokas, Devas etc. Has anyone had this vision? Several of the abovesaid mahatmas have had such visions. But they mention that on seeing Sriman Narayana, there is nothing else in the totality of existence that is worth seeing. Besides on seeing Narayana, the totality of existence is seen since Narayana is the Self of the totality of existence. > If anyone has had this experience please let me know > what it was like. adiyen would humbly beg you to approach an Acharyan who would kindly lead you to that Consummate Experience. > Thanks, > rohit dasan, P.Srinivasan
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