What are Coconut (Kalash) unknown facts in Hinduism

What are Coconut (Kalash) unknown facts in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) is so wide and extensive, it knows all the ingredients that are required for well-being, both materially and spiritually. Hindus know how to use a plant (tree), it's leaves, stems, fruits, roots, etc. in multiple occasions, that is, during worship (pooja), functions, rituals, ceremonies, to prepare food, etc. It may be a tiny plant or a huge tree, Hindus are well-versed on how to use it both materially and spiritually. Now, let us learn about one of the most auspicious tree's fruit in Hinduism called 'Coconut'. In Sanskrit Coconut is known as 'नारिकेल / ನಾರಿಕೇಲ / nārikēla'. What are Coconut (Kalasha) unknown facts in Hinduism 1. Pooja : In Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma), one of the most common offerings during a pooja (worship) in house or in a temple is a coconut. 2. Other auspicious occasions : We should also note...
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How important is Food (anna) in Hinduism

How important is Food (anna) in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! अन्न / ಅನ್ನ / anna (Food) is the most essential item for humans after वायु / ವಾಯು / vāyu (Air) and जल / ಜಲ / jala (Water). In Hinduism अन्न / ಅನ್ನ / anna (Food) has a great importance and it is called as "परब्रह्म स्वरूप / ಪರಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ಸ್ವರೂಪ / parabrahma svarūpa", that is, in food directly Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is present in more then one form. For Bhagavan Sri Vishnu food is kept as 'नैवेद्य / ನೈವೇದ್ಯ / naivēdya' (Divine food), for Pitrus (ancestors) food is given as 'पिंड / ಪಿಂಡ / piṇḍa' etc. Thus this type of auspicious food should never be wasted. If food is wasted in any form, in this life itself or in the next life (lives), such kind of people may have to suffer with hunger and starvation. (We can easily see this type of situation in...
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Why Hindus should not use RIP (Bhagavad Gita examples)

Why Hindus should not use RIP (Bhagavad Gita examples) 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...
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What is Hierarchy (Taratamya) meaning in Hinduism (Is Hierarchy good or bad to humanity?)

What is Hierarchy (Taratamya) meaning 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 talking can't be your...
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What is the appropriate age to learn Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma)

What is the appropriate age to learn Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! A child is just born says, "I am just an infant, how can I learn Sanatana Dharma". When that child becomes 5 years. "I am just a kid, how can I learn about Sanatana Dharma". When that child becomes 10 years old: "I have just grown up to 10 years now, how can I learn Sanatana Dharma". When 15 years: "I have just entered into my beautiful ❤️ teenage, I don't want to waste my time by learning Sanatana Dharma". When 20 years old: "I have just started to make girl friends, it's so enjoying period. Don't force me to learn about Sanatana Dharma". When 30 years: I have just settled down in my life and have just got married. I am enjoying this romantic period of my life, why should I waste time in learning about Sanatana Dharma". When 40 years:...
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What are 14 lokas names in Hinduism

What are 14 lokas names in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Every work done perfectly and selflessly will make me perfect. There is a saying in Hinduism, "na ham karta, hari karta". This means, I am not doing anything, it is all done by Bhagavan Hari / Vishnu. We need to try and try and try... that's all. The fruits are left to him. You can refer this also: Bhagavan Sri Krishna tells to Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita as, कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन ।मा कर्म फल हेतुर्भुर्माते संगोऽस्त्वकर्मणि ॥ 2-47 || ಕರ್ಮಣ್ಯೇವಾಧಿಕಾರಸ್ತೇ ಮಾ ಫಲೇಷು ಕದಾಚನ |ಮಾ ಕರ್ಮಫಲಹೇತುರ್ಭೂರ್ಮಾ ತೇ ಸಂಗೋ‌உಸ್ತ್ವಕರ್ಮಣಿ || 2-47 || karmaṇyēvādhikārastē mā phalēṣu kadācana | mā karmaphalahēturbhūrmā tē saṅgō‌ustvakarmaṇi || 2-47 || Bhagavan Sri Krishna says to Arjuna, "You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself to be the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to...
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How many reasons needed to be a Hindu

How many reasons needed to be a Hindu Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is called the 'aadi dharma' (a dharma which was started directly by Bhagavan Sri Hari (Vishnu) and it is existing since unknown age and definitely not just since 3k or 5k years). Sanatana Dharma means a Dharma which can never ever be 'anatha' (orphan). Sanatana means, this Dharma is directly protected by Bhagavan Vishnu and not by mere humans or unknown & so called people. Dharma means, a duty bound path whose duties are instructed directly by Bhagavan Vishnu. Bhagavan Vishnu has given us a list of Dharma (divine duties), which we need to perform until we are in the human form. If we don't perform, then we can't be called a humans. Night view of Venkatachala (Tirupati) temple. Now, let us under few important reasons to be a Hindu (Sanatana Dharmi): Hinduism teaches not only tolerance but universal acceptance. But tolerance doesn't means that if someone is abusing us and we need to keep...
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Why Shankh (Conch) is important in Hinduism

Why Shankh (Conch) is important in Hinduism

What are Shankh (Conch) sound importance in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! First let us know, why we blow Shankha, when doing pooja? While doing pooja, mangala arati we don't want to get in touch with negative (demons / rakshasas) types of people. Thus we need to do sound of Shankha while doing the most auspicious Parama Mangala Arati. Where the sounds of Shankha, ghanta, jagata are done, in these types of places asuras / rakshasas won't be there.  Asuras / rakshasa can't tolerate the sounds of the most auspicious sounds of the Shankha, ghanta, jagata. They just can't even hear / bear these most auspicious Parama Mangala shabdhas (sounds). They can't endure these types of most auspicious sounds of the Shankha, ghanta, jagata.  Whereas these sounds are very very much dear to our Bhagavan Sri Hari / Sri Rama / Sri Krishna and his Devatas (Demigods). We need to make Sri Hari / Sri Rama / Sri...
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Why Hinduism has many Gods (Monotheism or Polytheism)

Why Hinduism has many Gods (Monotheism or Polytheism)

Why Hinduism has many Gods (Monotheism or Polytheism) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Just before moving forward, we should note that this question of "Why does Hinduism has many Gods - Monotheism or Polytheism" is been raised not long ago. This question is raised only since around 200 - 300 years and not before. Before the entry of Europeans to our country (India), there were no such questions discussed earlier. Europeans and especially the British or English started to add this question into the Indians mind. They always wanted to cut India into religion basis, so that it will be easy for them to rule all over India. This image clearly shows that Sri Hari is the supreme, ultimate, the real Bhagavan and all others are only followers of Sri Vishnu But Europeans were never ever were able to succeed in this. Earlier to the entry of Europeans, we Indians (Bharata vaasis) were always discussing about Vedas,...
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What is rajaswala (menstrual period) in women in Hinduism

What is rajaswala (menstrual period) in women in Hinduism

What is rajaswala (menstrual period) in women in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Let us know step-by-step about the rajaswala menstrual period in women as per Hinduism: Story about Rishi Panchami vrata During the Dvapara Yuga the great Chakravarti Yudhisthira requested Bhagavan Sri Krishna to tell him about a Vrata which can make shuddhikarana (purify) from all the paapas / sins.  Thus, Bhagavan Sri Krishna told Yudhisthira about the vrata which performed by women can free them from all their paapas / sins, which is termed as “Rishi Panchami”. Bhagavan Sri Krishna says this:  Women during their rajaswala / menstrual period are not supposed to perform any work pertaining to the household/family works.  Invariably, those women need to take rest for the all the four days (rajaswala / menstrual period).  If a woman does all these works, that woman is sure of going to Naraka / hell.  That is why a women during her rajaswala / menstrual period...
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