Afghanistan link with India (Mahabharata, Ramayana, Hinduism)

Afghanistan link with India (Mahabharata, Ramayana, Hinduism) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Dear friends, once upon a time, whole of the world was following Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism). It may look pretty amusing to few people. But this is a hard truth. One of the biggest example is Afghanistan. Whole of Afghanistan was very much part of the Bharat(a) (Old name of India). But as time passed and more and more invaders tried to capture and harm our great nation, slowly Bharat started to break into pieces, just like today's Pakistan and Bangladesh have separated from us. This is happening since unknown time. Now, let us take Afghanistan as our subject and let us understand, how the country Afghanistan was part of Bharat (Old name of India). 1. Afghanistan : In Sanskrit Ashvakan or Ashvaman means, someone who has horse or someone who rides a horse or someone who deals with horses, that is, someone who...
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What is the first shloka (quote) of Bhagavad Gita with meaning

What is the first shloka (quote) of Bhagavad Gita with meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! What is the meaning of the word 'Bhagavad Gita': Bhagavad = Bhagavan's (God's) + Gita (divine song). Bhagavad Gita was explained in the form a divine song. Who said Bhagavad Gita: Bhagavan Sri Krishna To whom Bhagavad Gita was said: To Arjuna - To be more accurate, the divine Bhagavan Gita is for everyone starting from Sri Brahma Deva to the last living being in the 'Brahmanda' (Universe). Where was the Bhagavad Gita upadesha given: At a divine place called Kurukshetra. Left: Arjuna is completely agonized before the war of Kurukshetra in front of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Right: Dhritarashtra (blind) and Sanjaya (with divine sight given by Bhagavan Veda Vyasa Ji). When was this upadesha was given: Approximately 3137 B.C What can we learn by the study of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita: Accurate, fundamental knowledge about Bhagavan, the ultimate truth, creation, birth &...
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What were the Yaksh Prashna (questions) to Yudhisthir

What were the Yaksh Prashna (questions) to Yudhisthir

What were the Yaksh Prashna (questions) to Yudhisthir Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Mahabharata is the greatest epic the human race has ever seen. This greatest epic was written by svayam Bhagavan Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (he is an avatar of Bhagavan Vishnu and even lives in Badrikashrama). In this epic, Bhagavan Sri Veda Vyasa Ji has given us the Great Bhagavad Gita, Sri Vishnu Sahasranama and so many different invaluable lessons to the mankind. What is not present in Mahabharata, we can't find that in this universe. Means everything is present in the great epic of Mahabharata. Mahabharata is the amalgamation of Brahmasutras, Bhagavad Gita, Sri Vishnu Sahasranama, Puranas, Upanishads, etc etc etc and thus Mahabharata is rated higher than the great Vedas.  For this reason, the great epic Mahabharata is known as 'Panchama Veda'. In the Mahabharata there is an episode which deals with a Yaksha Raja (outer planetary person) with Yudhisthira. Here both this Yaksha Raja and...
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What are Nakul unknown facts, greatness, name meaning

What are Nakul unknown facts, greatness, name meaning

What are Nakul unknown facts, greatness, name meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Nakula: Meaning of Nakula is Strength, unity etc. Nakula represents sheela - charecter. Pandu and Madri (second consort of Pandu Maharaja) beget two sons, that is, Nakula and Sahadeva. Both Nakula and Sahadeva symbolize Character and Modesty. These two serve as essential complements to Dharma, Strength and Knowledge. Nakula & Sahadeva in their divine form as Ashwini Kumars The special characteristics of Nakula are: 1. He was one of the best horse riders of his time and his speciality was that even in rain, he used to raid the horse without any hardships. 2. Nakula was one of the most attractive and handsome man along with his brother Sahadeva. 3. Nakula was one of the bravest swordsman of his time. He was one of the best at fencing. 4. Nakula was very loyal to his brothers, wife and his parents. 5. He was offered to be the king of...
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What are Arjuna unknown facts, greatness, name meaning

What are Arjuna unknown facts, greatness, name meaning

What are Arjuna unknown facts, greatness, name meaning Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Arjuna: Meaning of Arjuna - There are multiple meanings of the word Arjuna, in that few meanings are silver, a tree name, very bright, superbly shiny, highly alert, etc. Let us know more about the Great Arjuna: 1. Lord Agni Deva gives the Great Gandiva to the Great Arjuna. 2. Lord Shiva gifts the Great Pashupatastra to Arjuna, after Arjuna gratifies Lord Shiva with a long tapasya. 3. Arjuna was the most favourite student of Guru Dronacharya after Bhima. 4. Arjuna defeated Karna, Bhishma, Dronacharya, Duryodhana, Kripacharya, Ashvatthama etc in the battle of Viraat single handedly. 5. Bhishma and Karna were never able to defeat the Great Arjuna in any wars. 6. Arjuna had Vaishnavastra, Brahmastra, Brahmashirastra, Pashupatastra etc. 7. He was one of the best friend of Sri Krishna after Bhima. 8. Arjuna easily destroyed many animals, beasts in Khandava forest and also Arjuna with the...
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What are Yudhisthir unknown facts

What are Yudhisthir unknown facts

What are Yudhisthira unknown facts Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Yudhisthira: Meaning of Yudhisthira is: Yudhisthira = Yudhi + Sthira Here Yudhi means, he is a person when in Yuddha / war, will be Sthira / stable, means someone who can't be shaken or someone who is always stable (स्थिर / ಸ್ಥಿರ). Yudhisthira used to be an absolute firm person in all situations and conditions. He was a person who always decided once to do something, used to do that particular work and also in given stipulated time. His mind was always stable, firm and always convinced about his decisions. Yudhisthira and other Pandavas learning from Narada Maharshi about on how to rule a Kingdom with Dharma.  Few more great points about Yudhisthira are as below: 1. Yudhisthira was the man of virtue and goodness. 2. He never ever used to go against Dharma. 3. His another name is called "Dharmaraya" or "Dharmaraja", means one who follows the GREAT SANATANA...
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How Sri Krishna killed Narakasur & married 16,000 women story

How Sri Krishna killed Narakasur & married 16,000 women story

How Sri Krishna killed Narakasur & married 16,000 women story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Narakasura, was the putra (son) of Dharitri (Bhoomaata / mother earth) and Bhagavan Varaha Svamy (Sri Hari's avatar). Narakasura became a rakshasa (demon) due to association of another rakshasa known as Banaasura. Narakasura had won all the three lokas (Bhumi / earth, Svargam and Paatala). Also Narakasura was making apaharanam (kidnapping) of many sundari stree (beautiful divine girls) from all these three lokas and was keeping imprisoned in his own raajyam (kingdom). Narakasura was also attacking the three lokas and was stealing many valuable things. Narakasura had stolen many of the Sri Indra Deva's gajas / elephants, ashwas (horses), etc. Narakasura had stolen Sri Aditi Devi's (Deva maata) ear-rings, Varuna Deva's Umbrella, play ground of the Devas known as Mani Parvata and was also planning to steal Airavata (Indra Deva's gaja). All these things were happening to the three lokas and especially...
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What is Sri Krishna Rukmini marriage story

What is Sri Krishna Rukmini marriage story

What Sri Krishna Rukmini marriage story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Raja Bhishmaka was the Raja of the raajyam (place) Kundina. Bhishmaka had several santaanam (children), among that one putra (son) named Rukmi and one putri (daughter) named Rukmini Devi were his prominent children. Both Sri Krishna and Rukmini Devi were liking each other and they wanted to make vivaaham (marriage). But Rukmini Devi's brother Rukmi didn't like Sri Krishna, and thus he was a wall between Sri Krishna and Rukmini Devi. Bhishmaka was also a mitra (friend) of Raja Jarasandha. So Bhishmaka was also supporting Rukmi and both Bhishmaka and Rukmi decided to make vivaaham (marriage) of Rukmini Devi with Shishupala, and also all the arrangements for the vivaaham (marriage) was also taking place. All the mitras (friends) of Jarasandha went to Kundina to witness the vivaaham (marriage) of Rukmini Devi and Shishupala. Sri Krishna making apaharanam of Rukmini. Behind Balarama & many Yadavas fighting with...
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What is Achamanam meaning and it’s significance

What is Achamanam meaning and it’s significance

What is Achamanam meaning and it's significance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In Hindu Sanatana Dharma sampradaya / tradition any nitya / daily or Nymittika Karma always begins with a sacred ritual known as ‘Aachamanam’ followed by ‘Sankalpam’ which has a dharmic and adhyatmic / spiritual significance. Aachamanam is very easy and very simplest of all the ‘Vaidika karmas’. But still it is none the less in importance than even an ‘Aswamedha Yaagam’. Aachamanam importance can be well understood and realized when we note that Aachamanam forms the prelude to all the rituals. We should note that ‘no Vedic karma begins without Aachamanam’. Meaning of Aachamanam If we have to explain in simple words then, the process of reciting the names of sarvottama / supreme Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu while performing ‘Jalapanam’ (sipping few drops of water) as per Vaidika Shastras / scripts is called Aachamanam. Aachamanam is a purification ritual, wherein one sips some water...
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When was Lord Krishna born (what are Kurukshetra war dates)

When was Lord Krishna born (what are Kurukshetra war dates)

When was Lord Krishna born (what are Kurukshetra war dates) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Hinduism is the only Dharma, where we can easily find the truth on this earth. Hindu Sanatana Dharma has answers to everything. From Aerospace to Nuclear technology, from Quantum technology to Aviation technology, etc. we Hindus had everything. All these are clearly mentioned in our various shastras (Hindu divine books). With this, let us move forward to know about "When was Lord Krishna born and what are the Kurukshetra war dates" Some really interesting facts of Bhagavan Sri Krishna Paramaatma and Kurukshetra war: There are more SOLID FACTS--Scientifically Proved by:- (1) B.N. Narahari Achar -- Professor of Physics, Memphis University, Tenesse, USA (2) Dr. Balakrishna (NASA) (3) Dr. N.S.Rajaram (NASA) (4) Dr. K.Srinivasa Raghavan (5) Dr. G.S. Sampath --- have established :- Birth date of Bhagavanta: 18th July 3228 BCE (Dwapara Yuga) and his physical body leaving this earth was 18th February 3102 BCE (the start...
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