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Thursday, March 6th, 2014 @ 9:28AM

Reference from Vedas confusion and clarification RIGVEDA

Reference from Vedas confusion and clarification RIGVEDA : Someone wrote to me that a particular number reference can’t be traced. You need to first find out how is the translation organized. Rig veda samhita contains 10,170 Riks. These Riks are logically grouped into Suktas. There are total 1028 Suktas. There…

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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 @ 11:59AM

Hindu thought for meditation – with chanting

“Message from the Upanishads” This is my favourite and helps me to meditate… పరాన్చిఖాని వ్యతృణత్ స్వయంభూః తస్మాత్ పరాన్పశ్యతి నాన్తరాత్మన్ |కశ్చిద్ధీరాః ప్రత్యగాత్మానమైక్షత్ ఆవృత్త చక్షుః అమృతత్వమిఛ్ఛన్ ||परान्चिखानि व्यतृणत् स्वयंभूः तस्मात् परान्पश्यति नान्तरात्मन् ।कश्चिद्धीराः प्रत्यगात्मानमैक्षत् आवृत्त चक्षुः अमृतत्वमिछ्छन् ॥parAnciKAni vyatRuNat svayaMBUH tasmAt parAnpaSyati nAntarAtman |kaSciddhIrAH pratyagAtmAnamaikShat AvRutta cakShuH amRutatvamiCCan || The original Creator…

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 @ 5:13PM

Hindu marriage tradition – the real meaning of kanyadana

Information: Someone sent me a question regarding Hindu marriage tradition – I thought the answer would be useful to all of you. Question: After donating the bride (kanyadanam) do parents have any rights and responsibilities towards the girl?! are parents expected to wash off their hands completely after kanyadanam?! Also…

Monday, November 4th, 2013 @ 1:03PM

The Story of Swastika BBC Documentary – further information

The Story of the Swastika CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BBC DOCUMENTARY 4th November 2013 London, UK By: Madhava Turumella email: Thank you to all those who congratulated me for my appearance in the BBC documentary “The story of Swastika”.  It was a 30 minute documentary hence they…

Saturday, October 12th, 2013 @ 8:58AM


Our ancestors ardently prayed to nature when they were frightened. I thought giving these prayer text to Rain God with their meanings and references would be useful to the believing minds. Even today – these prayers are chanted regularly by traditional Brahmins as a part of their sandhya ritual. I…

Thursday, May 5th, 2011 @ 2:28PM

Coconut Tree and Good People

प्रधम वयसि पीतम् तॊयमल्पम् स्मरन्तः  शिरसि निहित भा्रा नारिकॆळा नराणाम् । उदक ममृत कल्पम् द्ध्युरा जीवितान्तम्  नहि कृत मुपकारम् साधवॊ विस्मर्न्ति ॥ नारिकॆळ व्रुक्षः यदा लघु भवति तदा जनाः तस्य किन्चित् किन्चित् जलम् यच्चन्ति । तॆन जनॆन सह नारिकॆळ वृक्षः वर्धति । अनन्तरम् सः नारिकॆळ वृक्षः पूर्व वयसि पीतम् जलम्…

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