Why do Indians (Hindus) do namaste with folded hands?

Why do Indians (Hindus) do namaste (prostration) with folded hands? Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Hinduism is the most oldest and most perfect Dharma on earth. There is no match between Hinduism and other religions on earth. Hindu Sanatana Dharma is existing since the 'aadi kalam' (grand unknown time frame) and will exist until the 'ananta kalam' (grand infinite time frame). Hindus are the only one who give the highest respect to each and everyone on this earth. Whether welcoming someone, or telling goodbye to someone, it is Hinduism who teaches the most correct way of greeting. We Hindus not only greet someone physically, but also we do it from our mind (manasa) and brain (buddhi). For this reason, Hinduism is the most perfect Dharma on this earth. As said in 'Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Phala Shruti' shloka 33: कायेन वाचा मनसेन्द्रियैर्वा बुद्ध्यात्मना वा प्रकृतेः स्वभावात् ।करोमि यद्यत्सकलं परस्मै नारायणायेति समर्पयामि ॥ 33 ॥ ಕಾಯೇನ ವಾಚಾ ಮನಸೇಂದ್ರಿಯೈರ್ವಾ ಬುದ್ಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮನಾ...
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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 are as given below: 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 :...
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Importance of Food (anna) in Hinduism (Bhagavad Gita)

Importance of Food (anna) in Hinduism (Bhagavad Gita) 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...
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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 the FAQs about Ramayana (Lord Rama)

What are the FAQs about Ramayana (Lord Rama) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! राम / ರಾಮ / Rama, just this name Rama is enough for us to get both material and spiritual materials. Just chanting the name Rama can give us the most divine "Vaikuntha". Rama is the 7th avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu in the dasha avatar category. Rama's consort name is Sri Sita Devi and she is an avatar of Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi. The greatest bhakta / devotee of Sri Rama after Sri Sita Devi is Mighty and Great Sri Hanuman. Rama is the eldest son of Dasharatha and his mother name is Kausalya Devi. His brothers' names are Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrugna. Now, let us know more and more FAQs about Lord Sri Rama. 1. What is the meaning of the name Rama? Answer: (Please remember that Rama has unlimited number of meaning. In that, let us know one meaning as given below). In the word...
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Questions and Answers (QnA) on Ramayana, Mahabharata (Hinduism)

Questions and Answers (QnA) on Ramayana, Mahabharata (Hinduism) 1. What are the names of Maharshi Kashyapa's wives? Maharshi Kashyapa married thirteen (13) of Daksha Prajapati’s daughters. Their names are: Aditi, Diti, Danu, Arishta, Surasa, Khasa, Surabhi, Vinata, Tamra, Krodhavasha, Ira, Kadru, Muni Aditi’s sons were the twelve gods known as the adityas. For more information, you can visit this link: Who is Maharshi Kashyap, his wives and their children names 2. What is the correct story of Hanuman not recognizing Sanjivani Answer: We have heard and seen on TV serials, movies that Hanuman was confused after he saw multiple plants on the Dronagiri mountain. Thus he picks up the whole Dronagiri mountain to reaches Lanka. But we should note that Hanuman is not an ordinary monkey or human. He will be the next Brahma Deva in the next Kalpa. So, how can he be confused? I have written the full story about this as per the 'moola ramayana' and 'valmiki ramayana'. Kindly refer this below link to know the full story about...
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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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Lord Hanuman easy quiz

Lord Hanuman easy quiz Lord Hanuman, just name is enough to describe the greatest devotee of Bhagavan Sri Rama. After Sita Devi, it is Hanuman who is most lovable and favorite to Bhagavan Sri Rama. There are unlimited number of important points are there to learn about Hanuman, among those, let us know few of them as below. Let us make this quiz fun and knowledge gaining: 1. Who is Hanuman? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer He is the greatest devotee of Bhagavan Sri Rama after Sita Devi. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. What is the meaning of the name 'Hanuman'? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Hanuman = Hanu + man. Here Hanu means someone who is having the strongest jaws (after Bhagavan Vishnu and Mahalakshmi Devi), and man (Sanskrit) means man (English). Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText =...
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