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    Re: Very beautiful pictures of sri krishna

    Great Pictures of Lord Krishna! Jai Radha Krishna!
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    Re: Huge Hinduism Resource Launched

    It is now called www.saralpuja.com Automatically if you click the old link, the new one opens up. Very useful site.:)
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    Re: Arulmigu Chitragupta Swamy

    Thank you. Sri Prabhavathi or Sri KarNigai is the Consort of Sri Chitraguptar. Sri Chitragupta Swamy is adhi Devatha for Kethu Graham. Special remembrance and Prayer to Sri Chitraguptar on Chitra...
  4. Sticky: Re: A Personal Library of Hindu Sanskrit Texts Translations

    Is Radha Madhavam a Poetic Work by Swami Athmananda of KeraLa(former name Sri. Krishna Menon) available with English meaning?
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    Re: Narendra Modi- What He Represents

    I am sure that NDA under Sri. Narendra Modi will win mimimum 225 seats. It is certain that jayalaltha and Mamta Banerji would support the BJP and NDA. if 50 more seats is mobilised from AIADMK and...
  6. Re: SC THROWS TN HR & CE BOARD OUT OF CHIDAMBARAM TEMPLE

    Great news. In the guise of secularism, fellows in the Government and politics play havoc with Sanathana Dharma. The earlier people throw out the irreligious and immoral Government and politicians,...
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    Re: Which text to start with?

    Tathva Bodha by Adi Sankara Bhagavadpada is a useful basic introductory text to understand Vedantha!:)
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    Re: How do I find my Ishta Devata?

    The Paramaatman leads one to Ishta Devatha, not the person's choice, but as it should be, as it is already ordained!:)
  9. Re: Why didnt Shri Krishan Bhagwan Marry With Radha Ji?

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    Radha is Jeevaatma and Lord Krishna Paramaatmaa! Depending upon one's understanding, Advaitic, Vishishtadvaitic or Dvaitic,...
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    Re: Deva of Meditation

    Avvaiyaar in her "Vinayagar Ahaval" has clearly mentioned about the Yoga Sastra concepts and KuNdalini Yoga and the centres. Lord Ganesa in whose praise the poem was composed, is clearly the Lord of...
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    Re: Adi-Buddha vs Gautama Buddha

    Interesting. Bhagavan Vishnu incarnated as one Avatar, the Buddha Avatar! Gautama the Buddha, came later and in Mahayana school of worship. He had His images worshipped as God!:) :) :)
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    Re: Why did Prabhupada mention the 'Illuminati'?

    Dan Brown in his novels says that though the stories are fictitious, the Illumanati are real and the people belonging to that occupy very high positions in society.:) :) :)
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    Re: End Of Kali Yuga

    Kali Yuga will certainly continue beyond 2012. It will be a very long time for Bagavan Kalki to be manifest! However the increasing adharma prevalent all over makes one wish whether Bagavan Kalki...
  14. Re: Bollywood

    The Enthiran or The Robot movie has the script written by its efficient director, Shankar, known for his fast, tight narration. That is what determines the success of all Shankar movies. Tha cast is...
  15. Re: Which is the most difficult Question in Spirituality ?

    "What is Dharma?" to me is the most difficult question in spirituality!
    :) :) :)
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    Re: Rahu & Ketu Transits

    Ketu in Lagna ie, first house does it have illeffects?
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    Re: How do I find my Ishta Devata?

    Perhaps even when the mind thinks of one Deity as the Ishta Devatha, it is the Paramatman which makes it think that way and even the Jyotish is stimulated to think in those lines by the Paramatman!:)...
  18. Re: Madurai Meenakshi Amman (Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar ThiruKovil)

    Goddess Meenakshi and LOrd Sundareswara are the Presiding Deities at the Madurai Temple. Goddess Meenakshi is considered as Raja Mathangi Devi and Raja Shyamala. She is the Minister or Manthrini to...
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    Re: Tanjore 1000 year celebration

    It was indeed held.In connection with Raja Raja Chola's 1000th year of coronation, 1000 dancers danced in the courtyard of the Thanjavur Sri Brahadeeswara Temple to the music and songs praising the...
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    Re: Belur mutt-Ramakrishna temple

    Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, His Cosort Sri Saradha Devi and Disciple, Sri Vivekananda are the Triumvirate of the Ramakrishna Order. Pranams to them.
    :) :) :)
  21. Re: Anti-Hindu elements try to break Sri Hanuman Idol

    It is a pity. Intolerant behaviour towards other faiths keep increasing. People will generally retaliate and the cycle will restart.Self protection and watchfulness are best.:mad: :mad: :mad:
  22. Re: CNN Hero Narayanan Krishnan: A True Karma Yogi

    I am glad that Anuradha Koirala, A Hindu won.Her work also is great. Krishnan has got good recognition for his selfless work.May God bless all the Finalists with all good health, long life and energy...
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    Re: Where is lakṣmī ?

    Great! If the mind is pure, the home is pure and uncluttered, if the women are dressed well and were never lazy, people never sleep at dawn and dusk, houses are well-lit, Goddess Lakshmi resides...
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    Re: Family friend dying of throat cancer

    I pray to Lord Almighty who manifests as Lord Vaideeswara and Lord Guruvaayoorappan to bless your friend with good health and fast recovery! May Lord bless you for your concern and care!
    :) :) :)
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    Re: Question about languages...

    http://www.shaivam.org/sen.htm

    Many Saiva devotional literature and scriptures are available in Tamil and Samskrit. You can see a collection at above site in English. You may go through and study...
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    Re: abhyaṅga snānaṁ

    The massage has to be thorough i.e. 'top to bottom' as they say, aways working the message to the center of the body.
    So from the head down, including the face, the arms to the chest, then from the...
  27. Thread: Self Enquiry

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    Re: Self Enquiry

    Bagavan Ramana has said that the Enquiry into the source of "I', look at who shines forth in the Heart as "Naan, Naan" or "I, I" is real meditation and Aradhana, as it leads to Self-realisation. It...
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    Re: Best Language to Study...

    Best wishes in your efforts to study Tamil. Tamil and Samskrit are great languages in which works on Sanatana Dharma abound. English translations for many useful works have been published....
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    Re: Bhakti or sentimentalism?

    What to do with plain sentiments without Gnana? It will be barren land. When sentiments are nurtured with Bhakthi and selfless action, the crop of Gnana grows abundantly and gives one the supreme...
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    Re: Experiencing darshan or vibration.

    I felt great at Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Vallioor Murugan Temple in Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu, India and at Thiruvannamalai. I also feel at peace when I pray in front of Adhishtanams,...
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    Re: What to Do When Your Mind is Very Disturbed

    Just sit quietly. Think of the Lord and His Form. Close your eyes and meditate on His Form and Name! The mind will slowly quiten and rest!
    :) :) :)
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    Re: Son Of Barren Woman

    What is the anology? Please clarify!:) :) :)
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    Re: Practice of Advaita: advaita-abhyAsaH

    Happy birthday to your self, happy birthday to your self!
    Happy birthday to dear one, happy birthday to your self!
    May the Self bless you, may the Self bless you,
    May the Self bless you dear one,...
  34. Thread: Brahma Sutra

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    Re: Brahma Sutra

    Great introduction to Brahma Sutras by Swami Sivananda! Ultimately the Truth is one, without an alternate. Tatvamasi!
    Thanks.:) :) :)
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    Re: Gayatri some thoughts and ....

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    Sri Gayatri Matha

    Mahaan Sri Chandrasekhara Bharathi Mahaswamigal of Sringeri Sri Saradha Peetham has said that...
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    Re: GOLDEN AGE OF THIS KALI YUGA

    Chanting God's Name or hearing His Name absolves one of all sins and elevates him in Kali Yuga!
    Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare, Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare!...
  37. Re: guru kripA vilAsam (On the Greatness of the Guru)

    http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/l499/kahanam/th_SriChandrasekharaBharathiMahaswamigal.jpg?t=1290747760...
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    Re: How do I find my Ishta Devata?

    Ishta Devata is found by your own free choice and will. All Devatas are manifestations of the Supreme One Almighty God. Why invoke astrology in this at all?:confused: :confused: :confused:
  39. Re: Arundhati Roy: Voice of the Downtrodden or Anti-Hindu/Anti-Indian Witch?

    Another goofup by the Congress which seems to believe that Kashmir is not a part of India and is being lipservice to the sacrifices of our Army personnel. If what Arundhati Roy preaches does not...
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    Re: Congress making progress with Terrorism

    I think that the Congress is on a selfdestructive mode! The people, whatever religion they belong to, view this party which was advised by Gandhiji to disband itself as a political party and...
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    Re: LORd SIVA : A Gaudiya Vaisnava Perspective

    God is only One! Hari and Shiva are two of His myriad manifestations. He will not withold His Blessings just because one worships Him as Hari and another as Shiva!Om Tat Sat!:) :) :)
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    Re: In defense of ISKCON.....

    I do not think that Sanatana Dharma forces anyone to do this or that. As human thought evolved, the longing to be one with the Lord increasd! Doing Karma without expectation of any reward purifies...
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    Re: Swaminarayan Missionaries

    My personal view is that there is no real conversion. Whatever you are, you already are. It comes with your seed karmas. In order to discover your own innate nature and therefore religion, you have...
  44. Re: A.C. Bhakitvendenta Swami prabhupada is misogynistic

    In Kali Yuga when the youth are being driven by gross materialism, commercialism etc. Bhakthivedanta Swami had given his followers Harinama Sangeerthanam, which should redeem them and make them...
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    Re: In defense of ISKCON.....

    ISKCON believes in Dvaita Sampradaya with Chaitanya's Bhakthi Marga. They do a good job in spreading Sanatana Dharma. We believe that "Hariyum Sivanum Onnu" Such realisation also will come to the...
  46. Re: Can you love someone else and God at the same time?

    Loving fellow beings is loving God and vice versa as Bagavan Sayee Baba teaches us!
  47. Re: Can Advaita philosophy and Vaishnava views be "merged"?

    To start with everyone starts as Dvaita proponent with Bhakthi towards a superior Being, then he realises that he is only a part of the great Whole Being to whom he is praying as a Visishtadvaitin...
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    Sadasiva Brahmendra

    http://www.arulananda.org/photos/Spiritual%20Trips/slides/IMG_0736.JPG

    Jeeva Samadhi of Sri Sadasiva Brahmendra at Nerur and the Sacred Bilva Tree covered with saffron silk

    Sri Sadasiva...
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    Greetings to All Friends!

    Namasthe! Vanakkam! Greetings to all friends!I am at Chennai, India and am happy to be part of this forum. I am keen to benefit from its contents. May God bless you all and may our Sanathana Dharma...
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