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  1. Thread: Evolution

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    Re: Evolution

    The sad thing is that Cremo was the most "normal" guy on Ancient Aliens.

    I haven't read Forbidden Archeology or his other book Human Devolution but from what I've heard from others it's about...
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    Re: Personal experiences in Yoga practise?

    Namaste Maha.

    As always, I learned something new from your insights and the subsequent discussion. Thank you.

    Pranam.
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    Re: Personal experiences in Yoga practise?

    Namaste.

    This is an interesting topic. I'm sure if you ask 50 different people you will get 50 different answers.

    My personal experience with Yoga over the past year brought me to Hinduism,...
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    Re: A peculiar thought

    Namaste.

    Do you mean to tell me Encino Man is not a true story? Way to bust my bubble. :(

    Pranam.
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    Re: "Lovingly Indifferent": Its meaning for you?

    Namaste.

    I agree with all of the above posters. Believerji expressed it similarly to how I would have done so.

    My only addition to this, from the perspective of a parent with a young child, is...
  6. Thread: Garuda Darisanam

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    Re: Garuda Darisanam

    Namaste.

    Believerji means that you should comment on your first post before starting a new one. Several people took the time to respond to your post and some might consider it rude to jump to...
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    Re: Taking Break from HDF

    Namaste.
    Welcome back!

    Pranam.
  8. Re: Two Yogis Battle Over the Fate of a Tradition (And a Very Large Pile of Money)

    Namaste.

    That is an interesting story, sad too in a way. Only in Kali Yuga can what was originally a sincere spiritual practice turn into a cash cow.

    Somehow I doubt Patanjali would approve....
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    Re: Taking Break from HDF

    Namaste Shivafanji,

    Please take care. I understand wanting to take some time off. Many of us will miss the sincerity and compassion that are always in your posts. Please be well, and may...
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    Re: Kriya Yoga Institute

    Namaste.

    You are right, everything is as you said. There was a lot of bonding done today. We have weekly meditation twice a week, the auntie's usually provide food from what I understand. Today...
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    Re: Lord Shiva symbolic meaning

    You're gonna make me get all teary-eyed bro. That's a good way to look at it.

    Off topic, I got your message earlier. Check your PMs.

    Pranam.
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    Re: Kriya Yoga Institute

    Namaste.

    It was AMAZING, thank you. :). The Swamiji and Yogacharya were very thorough and worked with each person until they understood each step. The people who run the center and offer the...
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    Re: Things you didn't know about Mahabharata

    Namaste.

    I thought the part about Veda Vyasa being a title For 28 individuals and not a proper name for 1 person was interesting. It certainly would require more research on this subject on my...
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    Re: Kriya Yoga Institute

    Namaste.

    Initiation will begin in about 15 minutes. I'm a little nervous, but mostly excited. There is definitely an energy permeating the area.

    I prayed to Lord Ganesha to grant me a...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    That's a good point too. I'm not very interested in the intellectual side of religion or promoting my views at the expense of others. What works for me may not work for someone else,...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    Thanks for the kind words.
    My family are all basically agnostic. The last time we went to church regularly (and by this I mean we went 4 Sunday's in one month) was 20 years ago. I grew...
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    Re: Lecture: the Ancient Science of Kriya Yoga

    Namaste.

    This was a very good lecture, the Yogacharya is a gifted speaker and gave a discourse on Patanjali and the basics of yoga and kriya yoga.
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    I don't mind you playing whatever you wish. :)

    My family is very supportive of my spiritual journey, they've seen a huge shift in my personality for the better since I began. Is it...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    That's rough, it seems like they employ lots of deceit in their tactics (as they also do here.)

    Pranam.
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    That's a great idea. Not many people come into my office, though. I'm usually out on the floor assisting patients. The people that regularly come in my office are the Xian converts,...
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    Re: Is this a Sanatana Dharma Path?

    Namaste.

    IndiaSpirituality hosts a blog that you can access via their profile, it is very nicely done and contains some great information. Also, Indraneela has a blog linked on their profile as...
  22. Re: A meditaion trick I learned; may be cheating, however

    Namaste.

    And here I thought I was the only one! I can't watch scary movies (not that I watch movies anyhow but especially not those) because I think every outside noise is the creature(s) from...
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    Lecture: the Ancient Science of Kriya Yoga

    Namaste.

    For any members who may be in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area, Swami Prabuddhananda and Yogacharya Suresh Kodolikar will be giving a free public lecture tonight, titled "The Ancient,...
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    Re: Is this a Sanatana Dharma Path?

    Namaste, and welcome!

    I wouldn't worry about being "official." You've already mastered some of the important pieces that people new to Sanatana Dharma struggle with. From your description,...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste.

    So Bhagavad Gita is universally accepted by all Hindus? Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but since some Saivite traditions reject the avatar doctrine, don't they also consider BG...
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    Re: Krishna as not literal

    Namaste,

    The OP is new to Hinduism and has yet to come to terms with many of the concepts and ideas that come with an acceptance of Hinduism. I do not believe they were trying to offend anyone,...
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    Re: veda- a hint, a symbol

    Namaste Yajvanacharya,

    Please tell us why it is so.

    Pranam.
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    Re: Living a Happy and Satisfied Life

    Namaste.

    I will search for your post EMji, it sounds useful.
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    Re: Iyengar yoga recommended to me; I have questions

    Namaste.

    If you have a Nintendo Wii, Wii Fit Plus w/ Balance Board is like 60 to 80 bucks and there are several beginner asanas as well as more advanced. It is designed for people to ease into...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    I can imagine, many of the cultural norms he outlines in the book are exactly opposite of American norms, but in a way they are also more respectable, if that makes sense. A lot of our...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste.

    For the record, I wasn't disagreeing with Param, I just find it odd that every time someone disagrees with him, they are Muslim conspirators, and every translation into English is wrong...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste Phil,

    I'm not accepting the philologists view, I'm accepting that it is a start, and these people have done their research, which may have led to a wrong conclusion, but unless you have...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste Phil,

    You seem to know more about the scriptures than anyone on this board, and I respect that. However, telling people they are using a double standard is the pot calling the kettle...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste EMji,

    Thanks for sharing your experience. Personally, I am only an ardha-Hindu like the book says, I have much to learn and experience until I will be ready to take a Hindu name. I feel...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste Paramji,

    I can't and won't argue you with you about Manu, because I don't know and I don't care. My post was in support of Omkara who presented information relating a relevantly recent...
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    Re: Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste Equinoxji,

    That book and this forum have helped me quite a bit in my journey thus far. I just started reading "Dancing With Siva" last night.
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    Namakarana Samskara

    Namaste.

    I am currently reading "How to Become a (Better) Hindu" by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, which was recommended by one of our esteemed forum contributors. In the book, Gurudeva...
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    Re: Sickening Abrahamic Tactics

    Namaste EMji,

    That's a wonderful idea!
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste,

    Unfortunately, that evidence has already been rejected without basis, possibly because it would make much of the previous arguing pointless.

    ^ For composition between 200 BCE and...
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    Re: Sickening Abrahamic Tactics

    Namaste.

    It seems the people who would resort to these measures need to worry about the status of their own soul before worrying about saving the soul of others.

    Of course, today's Xianity is...
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    Sickening Abrahamic Tactics

    Namaste.

    It's fairly revolting when you read stories of people taking advantage of others, moreso when the stories involve adults taking advantage of innocent children.

    I just read a story,...
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    Re: Mahadeva's favorite flowers

    Namaste Yajvanacharya.

    I suppose it does sound silly when you put it that way, I had understood that there were some flowers that were auspicious and some that we're never to be offered to Shiva,...
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    Mahadeva's favorite flowers

    Namaste.

    I will be initiated into Kriya Yoga this weekend and there is a puja right before the initiation. I know blue lotus flowers are very auspicious to Shiva but I am not having any ability...
  44. Re: Hypothetical scenario for those who believe Varna is by birth

    Namaste.

    It is terrible isn't it? But apparently this wouldn't be the first lifetime I've made horrible choices, or so I'm being told.
  45. Re: Hypothetical scenario for those who believe Varna is by birth

    Namaste.

    As i see it, Wundermunks question is:

    If only born-Indian Hindus can belong to the varna system, and all people of Indian ancestry are killed, how can any future people be born into a...
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste Ganeshprasadji,

    Thank you, that makes more sense in that case.
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    Re: Law of Manu - Caste System

    Namaste.

    According to what Seekerji posted:

    If a Brahmin marries a Shudra, his sons are considered Shudra. Wasn't Veda Vyasa's father a Brahmin who married a Shudra, yet the son (Veda Vyasa)...
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    Re: Hi. A westerner with a few questions :)

    I LOLed all over myself with this. EMji is our resident comedian. :)

    Welcome to the forum! There is a wealth of knowledge to be found here, for the humble and inquisitive seeker.
  49. Thread: Khecarī mudrā

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    Re: Khecarī mudrā

    Namaste Yajvanji,

    Truth be told I had read the first page of this thread, and was distracted and did not return to it. I am reading it in it's entirety now.

    Paramji was not kidding when...
  50. Thread: Khecarī mudrā

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    Re: Khecarī mudrā

    Namaste Dhyandevji,

    Thank you for that input. I have heard many times that siddhis are just obstacles in the form of miracles. I believe that Sri Vivekananda came to Sri Ramakrishna saying he...
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