Navagraha stotram composed by Sri Veda Vyasa in Sanskrit, Kannada, English with meaning

Navagraha stotram composed by Sri Veda Vyasa in Sanskrit, Kannada, English with meaning Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Hindu Sanatana Dharma is just one in the world. We can't find more knowledgeable people on this earth than the Indians, that is, we are aware of the Navagrahas (Nine planets) since 'aadi kalam' (Grand unknown time). We were able to find out the outer space information without any special instruments like of those today's modern technology. Just doing pooja / worshipping Bhagavan Sri Vishnu was more than enough to gain unlimited knowledge. No worship of any deity should be done without an understanding hierarchical (taratamya) position of Bhagavan Sri Hari and all other Devatas. First of all, let's know the correct names of the Navagrahas (Nine planets) with their hierarchical position according to Hindu Sanatana Dharma: 1. Sri Surya Deva / The Sun God - Sri Surya Deva (The Sun God-The Moon God) [12th position] 2. Sri...
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What Bhagavad Gita says about soul (atma / atman)

What Bhagavad Gita says about soul (atma / atman) Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sanatana Dharma teachings are built on the premise that there is a fundamental difference between Atman (individual soul, self) and the Paramatman (Brahman / ultimate reality / Bhagavan Sri Vishnu). How can an ordinary atman (living being) be equal to Paramatman. This is completely illogical! These are two different unchanging realities, with individual atma (Atman) dependent on Paramatman (Brahman / ultimate reality / Bhagavan Sri Vishnu) are never identical. Atma (Atman) is different and Paramatman is different. Paramatman is the knower of anything and everything. Atman is mere jeevatma (living being) who is completely dependent on Paramatman. As per all the Shastras of the Hinduism, only Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is the Paramatman / Brahman, while all the other individual atmans are completely different and dependent on Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and off course there exists a huge pluralities. In Hinduism an 'atma'...
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Why Hindus should not use RIP?

Why Hindus should not use RIP? Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! First let us know the full form and also let us have a basic idea about RIP. RIP = Rest in peace. This means, if someone dies, he / she is made to rest in peace. This phrase 'Rest in peace' (RIP) is taken from the Latin, that is, 'Requiescat in pace'. In the Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Methodist terminology, to wish the body of a decedent for the eternal rest and peace, Christians traditionally use 'Rest in Peace' as services and prayers. We have to note that Christian use this for the body and they don't have anything to do with the 'aatma' (Divine soul). In Christianity, a soul is described as something like 'prētātma' (प्रेतात्म / ಪ್ರೇತಾತ್ಮ ) / 'Ghost' / 'Spirit' etc. as said in Hinduism. Whereas in Hinduism an 'aatma' (Divine soul) has auspicious meaning. 'Aatma' is something which never dies....
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ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ (ಮಹಾಭಾರತ) ಯುದ್ಧದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಷೇಧಿಸಲಾಗಿದ್ದ ಆಯುಧಗಳು (ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು)

ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ (ಮಹಾಭಾರತ) ಯುದ್ಧದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿಷೇಧಿಸಲಾಗಿದ್ದ ಆಯುಧಗಳು (ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು) ನಮಸ್ತೆ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರೆ, ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರಾ ನೀವು? ಭಗವಂತ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣನ ಆಶೀರ್ವಾದ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಹಾಗೂ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕುಟುಂಬದವರ ಮೇಲೆ ಸದಾ ಇರಲಿ. ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ಯುದ್ಧದ ಸ್ಥಳವನ್ನು ಉತ್ತರ ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಒಂದು ಪ್ರದೇಶವಾದ ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಭವಿಸಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಮಹಾಭಾರದ ಗ್ರಂಥದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿವರಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಮಹಾಭಾರದ ಯುದ್ಧವು ಕೇವಲ ಹದಿನೆಂಟು ದಿನಗಳವರೆಗೆ ಇದ್ದರೂ ಸಹ, ಯುದ್ಧದ ನಿರೂಪಣೆ ಗ್ರಂಥದ ಕಾಲು ಭಾಗಕ್ಕಿಂತ ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿವರಿಸಲಾಗಿದೆ, ಇದು ಇಡೀ ಮಹಾಭರತದ ಸಾಪೇಕ್ಷ ಪ್ರಾಮುಖ್ಯತೆಯನ್ನು ಸೂಚಿಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ನಿರೂಪಣೆ ಪಾಂಡವರು ಮತ್ತು ಕೌರವರ ವಿವಿಧ ವೀರರ ವೈಯಕ್ತಿಕ ಯುದ್ಧಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಸಾವುಗಳು, ಸೈನ್ಯದ ರಚನೆಗಳು, ಯುದ್ಧದ ರಾಜತಾಂತ್ರಿಕತೆ, ಪಾತ್ರಗಳ ನಡುವೆ ಸಭೆಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಚರ್ಚೆಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಬಳಸಿದ ಆಯುಧಗಳನ್ನು (ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು) ವಿವರಿಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಮಹಾಭಾರತ ಅಥವಾ ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ ಯುದ್ಧ ಒಟ್ಟು ೧೮ ದಿನಗಳವರೆಗೆ ನಡೆಯಿತು. ಈ ಮಹಾನ್‌ ಯುದ್ಧದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಲವಾರು ನಿಯಮಗಳ್ಳಿದ್ದವು. ಅದರಲ್ಲಿ, ಕೆಲ ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು / ಆಯುಧಗಳನ್ನು ಬಳಸಲೇಬಾರದು ಎಂದು ಕಟ್ಟುನಿಟ್ಟಾದ ನಿಯಮಗಳ್ಳಿದ್ದವು. ಅಂತಹ ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು ಅಥವಾ ಆಯುಧಗಳು ಯಾವುವು, ಏತಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಬಳಸಲೇಬಾರದು ಎಂಬುವ ಕಾರಣಗಳನ್ನು ನಾವೆಲ್ಲರೂ ತಿಳಿದುಕೊಳ್ಳೋಣ. ಆಯುಧಗಳು ಅಥವಾ ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳ ಹೆಸರುಗಳನ್ನು ಕೆಳಗ ನೀಡಲಾಗಿದೆ: ೧. ಜಿಹ್ಮಗ, ೨. ಸಂಶ್ಲಿಷ್ಟ, ೩. ವಾಸ್ತಿಗಜಾಸ್ತಿಜ, ೪. ವಸ್ತಕವಸ್ತಿ, ೫. ಕರ್ಣಿ, ೬. ಸೂಚಿ, ೭. ವಿಷಲಿಪ್ತ, ೮. ನಾಲೀಕ, ೯. ಪೂತಿ, ೧೦. ಪಿಶ, (ಈ ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರ ಅಥವಾ ಆಯುಧಗಳನ್ನು ಹೊರತುಪಡಿಸಿ ಇನ್ನೂ ಹಲವಾರು ಶಸ್ತ್ರಾಸ್ತ್ರ ಅಥವಾ ಆಯುಧಗಳನ್ನು ಬಳಸಬಾರದು ಎಂದು ನಿಷೇಧಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು.) ೧. ಜಿಹ್ಮಗ: ಈ ಆಯುಧ ಒಂದು ಕಡೆಗೆ ಗುರಿ ಅಥವಾ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಯವನ್ನು ತೋರಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದು ಮತ್ತು ಹಾಗೆಯೇ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಕಡೆಗೆ ಹೋಗಿ ಬೀಳತಕ್ಕ ಬಾಣಗಳಾಗಿದ್ದವು. ೨. ಸಂಶ್ಲಿಷ್ಟ: ಈ ಆಯುಧ ಎರಡು ಬಾಣಗಳಿಂದ ಕೂಡಿ ಜೋಡಿಯಾಗಿರುತ್ತಿತ್ತು. ಒಂದೇ ಬಾರಿಗೆ...
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What is the meaning of Hierarchy (Taratamya) in Hinduism | Is Hierarchy good or bad to humanity?

What is the meaning of Hierarchy (Taratamya) in Hinduism | Is Hierarchy good or bad to humanity? Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In Bharata / India there are different sampradayas / traditions exists from north Kashmir to south Kanyakumari and from west Gujarat to east Arunachal Pradesh. Each and every sect and tradition have their own unique way of thinking, all have their own unique way of living, all have their own unique way of dressing style, all have their own unique foods, all have their own unique style of talking, all have their own unique language, all have their own way of tastes etc. There is no similarity between two sects and traditions not only in India, but in the whole world too. One person's taste can't be your taste, and your taste can't be the other person's taste. Your way of talking can't be my way of talking and my way of...
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What is Dhanur masam and it’s significance

What is Dhanur masam and it's significance Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Hindu Sanatana Dharma has always been right. If we follow the Hindu Sanatana Dharma as prescribed as per our grantas (Divine books), we will definitely earn both material and spiritual benefits for both long and short term. Each of the masam (month) of Hindu calendar is auspicious and is dedicated to perform one or more particular ceremonies, rituals, customs, practices, etc. Hindu Sanatana Dharma is the most diversified structure of thought marked by various divine philosophies and shared methodology, rituals, pilgrimage sites, concepts, cosmological systems, etc. Also Hindu Sanatana Dharma has the shared textual sources that discuss Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, Temple building, Yoga, Yagna, etc. Most importantly the Hindu Sanatana Dharma include the 'Chatur Puruṣārthas' (Four Purusharthas) as given below: The correct and required goals and / or aims of 'manushya jaati' (Human life) are: 1. Dharma (Duties as prescribed in Hindu grantas), 2. Artha...
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Hindu nadi (river) Ganga, Yamuna etc stotram in Sanskrit, Kannada, English

Hindu nadi (river) Ganga, Yamuna etc stotram in Sanskrit, Kannada, English Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Bharata / India is the most auspicious and divine country on earth since 'aadi kalam' (Grand unknow time). Bharata / India has been at the center stage of the world for anything and everything since unknown time. Earlier, everything used to be from our Great Nation Bharata / India and we used to provide / donate to the world. It may be water, food, grains, vegetables, metals, knowledge, music, dance, technology, ahimsa, etc etc etc everything used to be from our Great Nation Bharata / India. Among these, today let us know about the Greatest Nadis' / Rivers' stotram of the Great Sanatana Dharma as per our Great Shastras. Rivers Stotram in Sanskrit, Kannada and English: Rivers Stotram in Sanskrit: विष्णुपादाब्ज संभूता गंगा सर्वाधिका मता |ततो गोदावरी न्यूना कृष्णवेणी ततोधमा || १ || स्वामि चंद्रा पुष्करिण्यौ मानसं च सरोवरं |कृष्णवेण्याः समस्ताभ्यः कावेरी...
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Gau Savitri Stotram in Sanskrit, Kannada, English

Gau Savitri Stotram in Sanskrit, Kannada, English Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about "Gau Pooja, Chintana, Vatsa Dwadasha, Savitri stotram", let us know the meaning of the word Gau. Gau means धेनु / ಧೇನು / dhenu, that is, someone who always keeps on giving and giving and giving milk without any expectations from us. In Hindu Puranas, which are part of the Hindu Sanatana Dharma grantas (Divine texts), the Mother earth is in the form of a cow. King Prithu successfully milked Mother Earth for the welfare and for the benefit of humans and thus ended a great famine at that time. Because of this reason, Mother Earth is also known as Prithvi. Gau-Savitri Stotram: Gau-Savitri Stotram is taken from the great epic Mahabharata (Bhishma - Yudhishtira samvadam / discussion) - Stotram is given in three languages, that is, Sanskrit, Kannada and English. || अथ गोसावित्री स्तोत्रं || नारायणं नमस्कृत्य देविं त्रिभुवनेश्वरीम् |गोसावित्रीं...
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Gau Pooja (Cow worship), Chintana, Vatsa Dwadasha

Gau Pooja (Cow worship), Chintana, Vatsa Dwadasha Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about "Gau Pooja, Chintana, Vatsa Dwadasha, Savitri stotram", let us know the meaning of the word Gau. Gau means धेनु / ಧೇನು / dhenu, that is, someone who always keeps on giving and giving and giving milk without any expectations from us. How to do Gau pooja, chintana and other significance Gau Mata (Mother Cow) is also called as Kamadhenu, Nandini, Surabhi, Susheela, Bahula etc. Meaning of the above names: 1. Kamadhenu (कामधेनु / ಕಾಮಧೇನು / kāmadhēnu): When we separate this name it becomes, Kama + dhenu. Here Kama means wish and dhenu means giver. This this, Gau mata (Kamadhenu) is someone who always keeps on giving to human society and she never expects anything from us, even proper food. Other names given to Kamadhenu is, she is someone who is called as a Sabala (spots present on her body) and...
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Why Lord Vishnu took half lion, half man Narasimha avatar

Why Lord Vishnu took half lion, half man Narasimha avatar Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! This is very important factor and question to be asked: Just before going forward let us know a few important points. Simha (Lion) has always been considered as the ultimate animal on earth since ages. It is the King of the forest and no one dares to attack it and no question about fighting with it. Simha (Lion) is a mark of excellence and superiority. Just looking at a Simha (Lion), we get our blood flowing from our head to toe. That's the brilliance of a Simha (Lion). Simha (Lion) signifies the fearlessness, boldness, bravery, valor, courage etc. No one dares to touch a Simha (Lion) even when it is sleeping. Left: Hiranyakashipu troubling his own son Prahlada. Right: Hiranyakashipu been slayed in that same way. Let us consider a divine shlokas which signifies Lion and Bhagavan Sri Narasimha: || श्री नरसिंह महा...
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