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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What are Kali Yuga prophecies in Bhagavata Purana

What are Kali Yuga prophecies in Bhagavata Purana

What are Kali Yuga prophecies in Bhagavata Purana Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! The last chapter of the Sri Bhagavata Purana lists out the ‘bhavishya vani’ (predictions and prophecies) about the dark times for the present yuga of Kali Yuga. The following bhavishya vani / predictions, written more than 5,000 years ago by Bhagavan Sri Vedavyasa Ji (he is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu), are simply amazing. This is because all these bhavishnya vani / predictions appear to be 100% accurate.  Despite of the dark side and negativity of these bhavishnya vani / prophecies, there is still one bright symbol for all of us, which we will see at the end of this post. Bhavishnya vani / Prediction 1 Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2.1 says: श्रीशुक उवाच ततश्चानुदिनं धर्म: सत्यं शौचं क्षमा दया । कालेन बलिना राजन् नङ्‌क्ष्यत्यायुर्बलं स्मृति: ॥ १ ॥ śrī-śuka uvāca tataś cānu-dinaṁ dharmaḥ satyaṁ śaucaṁ kṣamā dayā | kālena balinā rājan naṅkṣyaty āyur balaṁ smṛtiḥ || Word by word explanation: śrī-śukaḥ uvāca — Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; tataḥ — then;...
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List of Lord Krishna wives (Sons / children) names

List of Lord Krishna wives (Sons / children) names

List of Lord Krishna wives (Sons / children) names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Before knowing the names of all the Bhagavan Sri Krishna's wives, let us first know why did Bhagavan Sri Krishna married 16,108 wives? The first 8 wives are called 'ashta bharya' (eight divine wives). In these 8 wives first two, that is, Sri Rukmini Devi and Sri Satyabhama Devi are avatars of Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi. Here both Sri Rukmini Devi and Sri Satyabhama Devi are one and the same, but in two bodies. Sri Rukmini Devi is the normal avatar of Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi, whereas, Sri Satyabhama Devi is the 'avesha' avatar of Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi. But both are one and the same. But here, we should always remember that both are one and the same. Then we may think, why two avatars was required? This is because, to teach lessons to the common people, Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi had...
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What is Nahusha story (Nahusha Arrogance story)

What is Nahusha story (Nahusha Arrogance story)

What is Nahusha story (Nahusha Arrogance story) Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The story of Nahusha, the son of Aayu and father of the Yayati, clearly shows us what un-attainable high positions one can achieve as long as he has vinayam / humbleness and what drastic downfall can happen if one has ahankar / arrogance. Nahusha was raised in his childhood by the great Brahmarshi Vashishtha. Since he was unaffected by happiness or sorrow and did not feel the slightest ahankar / arrogance when once Devatas / Demigods praised him in his childhood, he was named Nahusha (Here, Na means can't be affected and husha means happiness or sorrow. This means, he is someone who can't be affected by both happiness or sorrow.) He learnt all shastras (Techniques etc.) and after his education became the King. Due to his great qualities, his fame spread quickly in all the directions. Everyone was in praise of him,...
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List of Diwali (Deepavali) unknown facts (with explanation)

List of Diwali (Deepavali) unknown facts (with explanation)

What is Diwali (Deepavali) and its significance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Deepawali is one of the most exciting and famous festivals for Hindus. This most grand festival is celebrated by Hindus across the globe. Divine festival mood starts with buying new dress, preparation of snacks and sweets, doing ganga snan (bath), crackers, early morning oil bath etc. The word Diwali is been originated from the divine Sanskrit word “Deepawali” which means “Rows of Deepas / Divine lamps”. This 5 day long Hindu festival is celebrated throughout the world with great enthusiasm, happiness and bliss. Diwali or Deepawali is the festival signifying the victory of good against evil. It usually occurs in Gregorian calendar in the month of October / November, and is one of the most popular and eagerly awaited festivals not only for Hindus, but even non-Hindus celebrate this festival all over the world. Diwali comes 3 weeks after Dasara. List of Diwali...
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List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana)

List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana)

List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! All the Hindu Gods have their own unique weapons. Either they will be holding the weapons in their hands or can easily using the mantras or without using the mantras can make the weapons to appear whenever required. Starting from Bhagavan Sri Vishnu, all the Devatas (Demigods) also have their own weapons. These weapons are mostly used to slay and destroy the demons who are against the Dharma and want to spread the Adharma. In Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata Purana and many other Hindu scripts give explanation about these divine weapons used by Hindu Gods and Goddesses. First let us know the names and the God or Goddess who are using these weapons, then later let us know the explanation about each of the weapons. List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana) are as given below: Content: 1. Suryastra / Bhaskarastra : Lord Surya 2. Garudastra : Lord...
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Leadership qualities (Narada advice to Yudhisthira) in Hinduism

Leadership qualities (Narada advice to Yudhisthira) in Hinduism

What are the Leadership qualities in Hinduism | What Narada adviced to Yudhisthira about leadership qualities Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sri Narada Maharshi (Naram is Gnyaanam. He is the one who gives Gnyanam / knowledge) is one of the highly regarded as bhakta (devotee) of Sri Maha Vishnu / Sri Rama / Sri Krishna.  For many great Bhaktas, Yogis, Maharshis Sri Narada Maharshi is the Guru. E.g., Dhruva Maharaja, Prahlada Maharaja, Valmiki, etc.  It is well known that with His anugraham (blessings) only one gets the Bhakti (devotion).  He was the Guru of Aadi Kavi Valmiki, Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (remember that Sri Veda Vyasa Ji is svayam Bhagavan like Sri Krishna - He is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu). just like Sri Vashistha Maharshi was Guru Sri Rama, Sri Sandipani Maharshi was Guru of Sri Krishna, similarly Sri Narada Maharshi was Guru of Sri Veda Vyaasa Ji), Dhruva, Prahlada, Haryashwas & Shabalashwas,...
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Is it good to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya | What are Akshaya Tritiya unknown (amazing) facts (significance)

Is it good to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya | What are Akshaya Tritiya unknown (amazing) facts (significance)

Is it good to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya | What are Akshaya Tritiya unknown (amazing) facts (significance) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Akshaya Tritiya falls on one of the greatest and only correct calendar on the earth called "Panchanga" on the "Vaishakha masam", "Shukla Paksha", "Tritiya Divasam / Tith (Day)i". First let us under the meaning of the words "Akshaya" and "Tritiya". Akshaya = Something which is long lasting. Something which is of high importance. Some people explain it as immortal.  But nothing is immortal in the unlimited universes, other than Bhagavan Sri Hari himself. Tritiya = Third day of the Vaishakha masam (month), Shukla paksha (bright fortnight). Anything which is done or started on this day will last long and...
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What is real humanity as per Hinduism

What is real humanity as per Hinduism

What is real humanity as per Hinduism Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Human means 'manushya' and 'nity' or 'neeti' means someone who not only belongs to the 'sanAtana dharma' but also follows it.  Few other meanings of 'neeti' are job, work, policy, dharma, equity, correct path, principles etc.  Thus people who follow the correct 'neeti' / 'dharma' are called humans with 'humanity' irrespective of religion. He may be a Hindu, Chrishtian, Muslim, or any religion on earth. This humanity can't be shown to 'adharmis', that is who doesn't follow the correct 'dharma'. For example in earlier days so called humans like 'Duryodhana', 'Dushasana', 'Shakuni', etc never followed any 'dharma' that's the reason they were killed in such a way by 'Pandavas'. The main difference between these 'Kauravas' and 'Pandavas' is only one thing. That is 'dharma' or 'neeti'. In more deeply if we go, the Kauravas (Duryodhana and his group) never ever followed the right path. They...
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