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    Re: I and My Father are One

    In the beginning was vAk, and vAk was with yahva, and vAk was yahvI.

    In the beginning, yama was with yamI, and the yamau was yahvI.

    All things were made by her; and without her was not any...
  2. Thread: Why

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    Re: Why

    Has Nirotu actually said that “I am That” was spoken by shrI ramaNa as his “last words”? Or have words been forced into Nirotu’s mouth?


    If Ohmshivaya and Atanu had digested the tripurarahasya,...
  3. Thread: Why

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    Re: Why

    aham AtmA

    aham ekam

    aham AtmA paraM tattvam

    aham eva tattvam

    aham eva shivaH
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    Re: North - South Lingas

    Namaste Jay,

    I don’t believe that the premise is actually true.
  5. Thread: Why

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    Re: Why

    The omission of the significant possibility of Ramana Rishi uttering the words “I am That” (or equivalent words in saMskRtam) in a context other than the explanation of Jesus’ sayings, has been well...
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    Re: No Room for Hell

    Namaste VC,

    Return to mRtyuloka (reincarnation) is determined by the conviction of dvaitam, while eternal liberation from mRtyuloka (moksha) is determined by the conviction of advaitam. And the...
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    Re: No Room for Hell

    Namaste Ramaraksha,

    Hindu dharma is NOT without a concept of Hell, although I am not sure what kind of “other world” you might be imagining as the christian imagining of the dark earthy place...
  8. Thread: Why

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    Re: Why

    Namaste,

    If “I am that” is taken (out of context) as “I am a particular that, which is distinguished from the whole”, then dvaitavAda is at work.

    But vedAnta considers the upaniSadas as having...
  9. Thread: Why

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    Re: Why

    Namaste Atanu,

    I have not been following this thread, and perhaps my own words were hasty, but the term "partial mahavakya" seemed quite inappropriate.
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    Re: Why

    Namaste Atanu,

    “Thou art That” is received from the Guru ~ as jñAna. But once known by personal experience and “taken to heart”, the vijñAna becomes “I am That” ~ i.e. this jIvAtman is truly...
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    Re: Why

    Namaste,

    “Partial mahavakya” ??? Only with a partial understanding !! And I am quite sure that every Dashanami Sannyasin would disagree !

    “I am That” assumes “I am that 'I am'”. And the...
  12. Thread: The heart

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    Re: The heart

    Namaste,

    The uttaragItA does not deny the heart cakram (as some may presume), and the translation given above seems rather misleading. The heart is not actually mentioned in verses 10-13 of the...
  13. Thread: nArAyAnam

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    nArAyAnam

    oM namo nArAyaNAya

    nA (from nR) is a “man or a hero”, as the gnomon (“one who knows or discerns”, “that which reveals”, “the indicator” ~ the RSi or liÑga), the fixed rod of a sundial, directed to...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The invoker and the invoked are united by the invocation.

    Rgveda 10.125 ~ the vAgyajña of vAgAmbhRNI

    ahaM rudrebhirvasubhishcarAmyahamAdityairuta vishvadevaiH |
    ahammitrAvaruNobhA...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    mahi dyAvApRthivI bhUtam urvI nArI yahvI na rodasI sadam naH

    Mighty are ye, and far-extended, heaven and earth: both worlds are evermore to us like two young dames.

    yahvI na rodasI is “swift as...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    maha or mahi is “great, mighty, strong, or abundant”, as “a sacrifice, a buffalo, light or brilliance”, and mahA or mAhA is “a cow”.

    mahI is “the great world or earth”, indicating “a region”, “a...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    yahva appears in only 3% of the Rgveda’s hymns, virtually disappearing in post-vedic scripture.

    yahvI itself appears just five times in the Rgveda, with three of those repeating the same phrase ~...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    mahat is “great (in space , time , quantity or degree)”. And mahat is the mahattattvam (“the great principle”), which is budhi (“intellect”, “wisdom”, “sacred knowledge”).

    yahva is synonymous...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    There are many proper names in the Old Testament affixed with yhv (yeho- or -yahu), and yhvh is the very name of God, which is known from inscriptions dated c. 830 BC.

    The Hebrew derivation of yhv...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    yu (nominative singular yuH, dual yU, and plural yavaH) is “going or moving”, and yu means “to separate, drive away, ward off, exclude, protect, keep aloof , to be or remain separated”. And yava is...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The pronoun ya (nominative singular yaH, and locative plural yeSu) indicates “who, which, that, etc.”, and ya is “a goer or mover, wind or carriage, joining or restraining, abandoning, fame, barley,...
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    Re: Rite of Cremation

    Namaste Satay,

    For a gRhastha, the “last rites” of cremation are performed after death. But the saMnyAsa (“renunciation of the world” or “giving up the body”) saMskAra (“consecration” or...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Regarding the dhArA of amU:

    amu is the root of adas (“that”), and adas is “thus or there”. The masculine and feminine nominative singular is asau, and the accusative case is amum (masculine) or...
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    Re: Pleiades and us...

    Namaste Sergio,

    The bahulikAs are the stars comprising the Pleiades, and bAhula is as another name for the kRttika nakshatram. Only six stars are traditionally counted, the seventh being all six...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    dara is “cleaving”, as “a conch-shell or a stream”; dAra is “tearing up or rending”, indicating “a cleft or hole”; darI is “a cave or hole in the ground”; darum or dharam is “a poison”; and a dAra is...
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    Re: Pleiades and us...

    Namaste Sergio,

    The Pleiades (bahulikAs, kRttikAs) mark the kRttika nakshatram, ruled by agni, and when the full moon is near the bahulAs the indications are of greatness, abundance, etc. And as...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Paths radiate in all directions from the crucible of the Caspian Sea, from the all-seeing khAsphAyaNa cakshus at the principle crossroad of the ancient world.

    The tributaries of the Volga (Rha)...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The flow of melt-waters from ice retreating after the last glacial period, collected from the north by the Volga (Rha) and from the high ranges to the east and south by the Syr Dharya (Iaxartes) and...
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    Re: Lord Bhairava

    Namaste,

    shrI durgA is durgatinAshinI, but no dictionary suggests durgati as a name for durgA ~ it is clearly a problem of not knowing how to read the dictionary !
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    In the records of amaraNa (el Amarna), six names are listed from the land of the Shasu:

    Se’ir ~ sairA (sa-irA), known as ‘Edom’ (aruNa)

    Laban ~ lavaNa (salt, as the briny sea or saline earth)
    ...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Rgveda 10.178 ~ by RSi ariSTanemi tArkshya


    tyamUSuvAjinaM devajUtaM sahAvAnaM tarutAraM rathAnAm |
    ariSTanemimpRtanAjamAshuM svastayetArkshyamihAhuvema || 1 ||

    This very mighty one whom...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    A shakA is “a long-eared animal” (with the “long ears” perhaps indicating wings), and the shakAs represent the Arya shastradharAs who ran down from the himAlaya as sweat from the flanks of gomAtA...
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    Re: Praising Rahu

    Namaste Yajvan,

    Please note that a ~ अ ~ and u ~ उ ~ are different letters. And raM ~ रं ~ and ruM ~ रुं ~ are different seeds, with different fruits:
    ra or raM is the agni bIja ~ indicating...
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    Re: Orthodox Church of India

    Matthew 28: 18-20
    And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father,...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The 18th Dynasty in Egypt lasted for about 250 years (c. 1550 – 1300 BC), and the 19th Dynasty’s Pharaoh Ramses II (1292 – 1225 BC) commanded that the names of all kings (and queens) implicated in...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The ancient name of saurASTra was kushavat, and kRSNa’s dvArakA was originally known as kushasthalI.


    Rgveda 3.26
    vaishvAnarammanasAgniM nicAyyA haviSmanto anuSatyaM svarvidam |
    sudAnuM devaM...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The Sumerians referred to the Sindhu region as Mehluha (mahAloham ~ “great iron” or “magnetic iron”), acting as a veritable magnet for traders, and requiring a compass to find it.

    And malhavat is...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The Fifth Dynasty Pharaoh Suhure’s expedition to Punt (c. 2730 BC) returned with 80,000 measures of myrrh, and 6,000 measures of electrum, but little more is known.

    The ancient tradition was...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Whether traveling overland by ox-cart, or on an ancient vessel at sea, the rate of progress would not be much different to walking. And given 11 hours traveling at about 5 km per hour, a full day’s...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Most chapters of the Rgveda represent the accumulated wisdom of just one RSi and his gotram, and those individual compilations were at some point compiled and perfectly arranged as a whole (which had...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    The most famous expedition to Punt (primarily to obtain myrrh) occurred during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut (c. 1500 BC), when Punt was apparently ruled by King Parahu and Queen Ati (figured below)....
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    As the last ice-age ended (c. 10000 BC) the human practice of agriculture began in the ‘Fertile Crescent’ of the Middle East.

    Wheat (godhUma) first became domesticated (c. 9000 BC) in the upper...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    From Genesis:

    And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

    And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt...
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    Re: Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    Over the centuries, the advaita dharma cakram (the sun of dharma) has cast an occasional AryaHinduH (a bright spark of true illumination) to the west ~ as an occasional ray of brilliant light...
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    Hindu Origins of Judeo-Christian Religion

    All monotheistic religions must be considering exactly the same ultimate deity. And all Christians, all Jews, all Muslims, and all Hindus, understand that in truth there is only one Godhead, which in...
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    Re: Extrapolating Christianity--to What End?

    Namaste Satay,

    The context of the whole Bible is the relation of ‘yahva’ and ‘yeSu’.

    The context of Psalms 18 and 19 is the singer dAva (agni) or dAvat (“giving”) offering praise to the chief...
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    Re: muSAya moSIs

    And from the Rgveda:


    satrAte anukRSTayo vishvAcakrevavAvRtuH |
    satrAmahAM asishrutaH || 4.30.2 ||

    Like chariot-wheels these people all together follow after thee:
    Thou ever art renowned as...
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    Re: muSAya moSIs

    And the themes of moSIs and Exodus are elaborated in a few other hymns, especially in the first maNDalam.



    From Rgveda I:

    kasya nUnaM katamasyAmRtAnAmmanAmahe cAru devasya nAma |
    ko no...
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    Re: mUSa muSi moSIs

    Now, where is that cunning muSa hiding in the Rgveda?

    Considering only the 33 YHV hymns, the prophet “Moses” appears in three hymns, which provide (among other biblical hints) the basic...
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    Re: Extrapolating Christianity--to What End?

    Namaste Satay,

    In the subsequent post http://www.hindudharmaforums.com/showpost.php?p=22242&postcount=181 the matter is explained.


    Please note that, while yahva and kRSTa and yeSu are true...
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