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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What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance

What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance

What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In the Hindu Sanatana Dharma sampradaya / tradition before performing any divine or good work we should undertake something known as 'sankalpa'. Sankalpa is a kind of type of resolution that we do ourselves and to the antaryaami Bhagavan / God who is within us.  The Hindu Sanatana Dharma Vedas says that the multiverses (unlimted Universes) has evolved through a 'Sankalpa' of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Etymologically, 'Sankalpa' is a Samskruta / Sanskrit word. The Vedic meaning of the word 'Sankalpa' means, someone doing a resolution, wish, desire, determination, aiming at, a free will. In English the word Sankalpa has few meanings like having good intention or taking an oath or doing a resolution to complete the wish of some personal work (of oneself of family or relative or friends or someone who is very close and beloved to us). Also, in English the word Sankalpa...
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What is Mahalay Shraddh (Pitru paksha)

What is Mahalay Shraddh (Pitru paksha)

What is Mahalaya Shraddha (Pitru paksha) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Meaning of Mahalaya Shraddha Pitru Paksha 15 days from Bhadrapada padya until amavasya period is known as 'Pitru Paksha' maasa. All the 'Shraddhadhikari' (all who have lost their fathers), who do the 'Shraddha', for such type of 'Shraddhadhikaris' Pitrus will give blessings like jnana (knowledge), bhakti (devotion), sampath (wealth) and others.  And for people who don't do the Shraddha, 'Shraddhadhikari' will give shaapa (curse). With the shaapa (curse) of Pitrus, there won't be any 'vamsha's abhivruddhi' (family's further development / means it may be difficult to get children). According to the Great Epic Mahabharata, after the death of Karna, he didn't get proper food to eat in Svargaloka. But instead he was given gold, silver, ornaments etc. But Karna was in need of food. After this, Karna asks to Sri Indra Deva that "why I am not getting food, even though I have done lots...
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When was Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) started (Founder of Hinduism)

When was Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) started (Founder of Hinduism)

When was Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) started (Founder of Hinduism) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) means a Dharma which is existing since unknown age. Sanatana means which is opposite of 'anatha' (orphan), means which never ever can become orphan. Sanatana Dharma is as old as Bhagavan Sri Vishnu himself. No one knows about the birth of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Similarly, no one knows when the Sanatana Dharma was started, but except Lord Vishnu. We don't have just one Satya Yuga or just one Treta Yuga or just one Dwapara Yuga or just one Kali Yuga. But Bhagavan Sri Vishnu has designed so well that, these Yugas always continue as cycle. These Yugas always repeats after a particular time frame. Let's today know how these Yugas and others have been designed by Bhagavan Sri Vishnu himself: When was Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) started? Some say it was started 5k years before, some say it was started...
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List of last rites rituals (antyeshti) in Hinduism

List of last rites rituals (antyeshti) in Hinduism

List of last rites rituals (antyeshti) in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Antyeshti = Antya + Eshti = End + Rituals = Last rituals or ceremony. This refers to the funeral rites of the dead body in Hinduism, which usually involves the ritual of cremation of the dead body. This rite of passage is the last sanskar in a series of traditional life cycle sanskars that start from conception in Hindu Sanatana Dharma. Other names of Antyeshti are 'Antya Kriya', 'Antima Sanskar', 'Anvarohanyya', 'Vahni Sanskar', 'Antyeshti Kriya', etc. The following is taken from 'Varaha Purana', where the swayam Bhagavan Varaha Swamy explains to his beloved wife Prithvi or BhooDevi (Mother Earth) about 'List of last rites rituals (antyeshti) in Hinduism'. List of last rites rituals (antyeshti) in Hinduism are as given below: 1. PITRU YAGNA 2. ASHAUCHA AND PINDA KALPA 3. THE FLAWED SHRADDH (SHRADDHA) AND ITS PREVENTION 4. PREPARATION OF 'MADHUPAAKA' PITRU YAGNA Prithvi (Mother Earth), the...
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List of Pitru paksha (Mahalaya) Shraddh unknown facts

List of Pitru paksha (Mahalaya) Shraddh unknown facts

List of Pitru paksha (Mahalaya) Shraddh unknown facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! First of all let's know what is 'pitru', 'paksha' and 'mahalaya' are: Pitru = Pitru (Pitrus) are the group of our ancestors who have passed away and are staying at various other planets. In simple words, Pitru (Pitrus) are our forefathers. Paksha = It is the fifteen days period of the Mahalaya month. Each of the Hindu months are divided into 15 days of two Pakshas, that is, one is Shukla Paksha and another is Krishna Paksha. In this, the 16 days (Padya to Amavasya) are kept especially for the Pitru Paksha Mahalaya each year. Mahalaya = This total 16 days of the Pitru Paksha is known as the Mahalaya month for the Hindus, so that, anyone who has lost his father has to perform this divine ritual every year without miss. Let us learn step by step about 'Pitru paksha tarpana,...
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