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22 October 2015, 12:35 AM
Today is Navami-Dashmi tithi of ShArdiya Navratri. I wish you all and your family members a Very Happy Dussehra !


22 October 2015, 07:13 AM
Wish you and everyone in HDF a very happy Saraswati Pooja and Vijayadasami, devotee ji! May the tridevis bring prosperity, peace and joy to all!

22 October 2015, 09:57 AM

Happy Dussehra to all!


23 October 2015, 01:05 AM
Jai Shri KRshNa
Jai Shri RAm

rAm conquered rAvaNa today
May Shri RAm conquer over RAvaNa in all hearts
Good conquers over evil today
truth triumphs over illusion today -- illusion in the form of kAm - never-satisfying want, krodh - anger-hatred, lobh - greed, moha - temptation, mada -- pride, matsar - envy, jealousy, covetedness and finally ahaMkAra - ego.

We reach here through NavrAtra -- nine nights of the Goddess - umA -- ramA -- vANI.
yA devi sarva-bhUteshu vishNu-mAyeti shabditA (O Goddess who is called (named) as the mAyA - vistAr of VishNu (expansion of Supreme Consciousness into appearances and manifestations, into creativity and creations, into His spiritual-energy that gives rise to the Universe(s) ) )
namastasyai namastasyai namastasyai namo namah: (Salutations to You, Salutations to You, Salutations to You, Salutations to You)

raghupati - Master of Raghu dynasty (kula)
rAghav -- Son of Raghu dynasty
rAjA - King
rAm -- Self-contained, Whose happiness lies within HimSelf (AtmArAm)
patIta-pAvana -- Merciful, kind uplifter of the fallen (a qualifier of the Supreme Lord alone)
sitA-rAm -- Lord of, One who brings ultimate happiness/peace/bliss to the soul of sItA -- who is Sheetal, whose senses are subdued and who is very gentle
bhaja -- engage in meditating on, remembering, chanting holy names of,
pyAre -- O dear one
tu -- you
Meditate on Whom?
sItA-rAm -- One Who is the AtmA of, highest peaceful love and bliss of SitA
Ishwar -- Lord, Master, Controller of the Universe
sabko sanmati de -- please bestow (de) on everyone (sabko) good, truthful, righteous (sat) mind/intelligence (buddhi, matI)
bhagavAn -- O One Who is oppulent with the 6 bhaga -- shrI ( wealth) , lAvaNya ( beauty) dnyAna ( Knowledge ), shaktI ( strength) , kIrtI ( fame) , vairagya (complete renunciation of (no attraction towards) the world and its possessions)
6 bhaga at various levels of truth - physical, mental, intellectual, spiritual