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  1. Bhagavad Gita Course in HUA - based on 3 acharya - Shankara,Ramanuj,Madhva

    Namaste

    I am sure there are many here who have lots of questions about adhyAtma, the various siddhAnta and how to interpret the Bhagavad Geeta.

    Hindu University of America has been engaging the...
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    Re: Happy Mahashivaratri 2022

    Thank you

    Wishing everyone a Happy MahA ShivarAtri

    Jai BholenAth.

    Please listen -
    Om Namah: ShivAya , hara hara bhole namah: ShivAya
    GangAdharAya , jaTAdharAya, rAmeshwarAya,...
  3. Re: Are our souls eternal like that of Brahman or created by Brahman?

    Namaste

    The reason jeevAtmAs are uncreated is that karma is anAdi. Beginningless, or it cannot be traced back anyway. So jeevas, or organisms are expressions of the vAsanA=>karma=>samskAr cycle....
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    Re: Geeta Jayanti on MokshadA EkAdashI 2021

    I have a beautiful rendition of the Aarati on DVD , with/after gita shlokas by a Swami ji and very uplifting.

    This is for those busy souls - please do come here and listen on Tuesday.

    ...
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    Geeta Jayanti on MokshadA EkAdashI 2021

    || om namo bhagavate vAsudevAya ||

    Namaste

    Once again Geeta Jayanti on MokshadA Ekadashi 2021 is approaching.

    Dec 14 - coming Tuesday - for most of the world.

    It was on an Ekadashi 5300...
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    Re: Calling Yajvan Ji

    So true!

    However, my request is for someone who wants to contact YajvanJi as he was teaching Kashmiri Shaivism back then - outside of HDF. I wish I had kept the info he shared a few years ago...
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    Re: vaishnava sampradaya

    Namaste

    Who is stopping you from being a VaishNav today? No one. It is between you and VishNu. It is up to you to look up towards these well established lineages to learn, and if you do not want...
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    Re: Sri Vaishnava books and its sources

    I wrote this reply on another thread a while ago:

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    If you search the word Divyaprabandham, there are several sites and blogs that give English translation or meaning.

    Here is one : Koyil :...
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    Calling Yajvan Ji

    Namaste Yajvan Ji

    How have you been? Hope you are safe and in good health as we speak.

    I can say on behalf of Hindu Dharma Forums that we miss you, but you have left some real gems on HDF that...
  10. Re: India to supply 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Africa, 1 million to U

    “The Pharmacy of the World will deliver to overcome the COVID challenge,”
    It will indeed.

    Vande MAtaram
    BhArat mAtA ki jay
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    Re: Text for the kalava bracelet

    BG10.9 mac-chitta mad-gata-prANa
    bodhayantah parasparam
    kathayantas cha mAm nityam
    tushyanti cha ramanti cha

    The thoughts of My devotees dwell in Me, their lives are surrendered to Me, and they...
  12. Re: Did God create us in his image or did we create God in our image?

    BG7.21
    yo yo yam yam tanum bhaktah
    sraddhayarcitum icchati
    tasya tasyacalam sraddham
    tam eva vidadhamy aham


    BG4.11
    ye yathā māṁ prapadyante tāns tathaiva bhajāmyaham
    mama...
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    Re: Text for the kalava bracelet

    Hello

    BG chapters 2 - 5 explain SAnkhya (spirit and matter) and karma yog - you have the right to action, but not the results, and what should be the mindset towards one's duties and calling.
    ...
  14. Re: Can soul ever return to samsara after getting moksha.

    Namaste,
    Speaking of Sun and Moon, a great reference is the Uddhav Geeta - which happens to be a section of Shrimad BhAgvat purAN Canto 11 (Chap 5 onwards)
    which is a conversation between Shri...
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    Re: Ram Mandir and Advancement Ideas

    P.S. And they have to absolutely STOP eating cow meat, or have anything to do with GoHatya (killing cows ) because GoMata is our Mother and provides us with milk and nutrients
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    Re: Ram Mandir and Advancement Ideas

    Namaste Dattaji

    Great post, and I agree with all ideas except one:

    Anyone who enters Ram Janmabhumi becomes Hindu

    A better statement would be "Anyone who enters Ram Janmabhumi or attends a...
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    Re: ParaBrahman thru' VishNuSahasranAma

    34. svayambhU : Self-existent, Who does not have any creator i.e. the Original


    35. shambhu : pure, Shankar is Him, and also referenced as Milk (Govinda) turning into curds (Shambhu) for the...
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    ParaBrahman thru' VishNuSahasranAma

    || om namo bhagavate vAsudevAya ||
    vasudeva sutaM devaM kauMsa chAnura mardanaM |
    devakI paramAnandaM KRshNaM vande jagatguruM ||
    _/\_


    Namaste and Happy New Year

    Some wonder if the...
  19. Re: Prajapita Brahmakumaris in Goa, India asist civil adminstration during Covid lock

    Namaste

    So true!
  20. Re: Can soul ever return to samsara after getting moksha.

    Also, regarding the Sun and Moon metaphors - yes they are found all over the Hindu scriptures.

    Some shlokas use them for Ida-PingLA , and I think they are also used to represent mind(moon) and...
  21. Re: Can soul ever return to samsara after getting moksha.

    Namaste IndiaLover

    I did not notice that you had mentioned the Chandogya and Gita chapters in the first para -- I just saw the bold titles without chapter numbers. That is all.


    The way I see...
  22. Re: Can soul ever return to samsara after getting moksha.

    Namaste

    Nice answers and while Grames, IndiaLover and others have covered the Leela (pArshads accompanying BhagavAn on earth) and the HOW part,

    (IndiaLover, a request - to specify the...
  23. Re: Can soul ever return to samsara after getting moksha.

    Post got duplicated for some reason
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    Re: Vishnu Sahasranama Mantra (From Padma Purana)

    Translation URLs:
    Swami Krishnananda - Web
    Swami Krishnananda - PDF
    Temple Purohit
    Comparison of bhAshya by Adi Shankara and Ramanuja acharyas
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    Re: Vishnu Sahasranama Mantra (From Padma Purana)

    Namaste
    Hari Om

    There is a version of this video in slow-motion as well - apt for those learning to pronounce, memorize and learn the Stotra.


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    To all interested,
    This is a page...
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    Re: Vishnu Sahasranama Mantra (From Padma Purana)

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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Namaste Virajaji,
    Yes, I know why you brought up Raas Leela as example of achintya bhedAbhed. I think creating this thread was a noble gesture - it shows your love and respect for BhagvAn Shri...
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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Namaste

    All good points. Yes, experience says the acharyas tailor to the seeker, desh-kaal-patra , beyond what they have to write in books, and I am in alignment with them.


    You did not...
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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Namaste Gramesji

    My first input on this thread was -- Purushottam ParamAtmA se prem karke to dekho --- then what has to be experienced will be experienced, and that also first hand without dogma...
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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Thanks for churning more jewels and more mAkhan Markandeyaji.

    Ah the "coincidence" of Purnima, but no ordinary Purnima. It was Purnima in this on-going Purushottam Maas that appears once in 3...
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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Agreed. This is my experience also. The Devas and Devis (devatA) are a great loving family to each other and to the devotee. On the other hand, they are forms and roles that arise from that One...
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    Re: Raasa Leela and Achintya Bedhabedha tattwa

    Namaste
    Hare KRshNa
    Best Wishes to all in Purushottam Maas

    Nice conversation and posts, Virajaji and Markandeya ji

    I feel the better thing is to simply love KRshNa and allow Him to drive that...
  33. Re: ~*~JanmAshTami ~*~ GokuLAshTami ~*~ Nandotsav ~*~ Special

    Makhan chor is here!

    KAnhA ne mAkhan bhAve re!


    Try as you might :
    sheero,
    shrikhanDa ,
    sutarfeNi,
    upar tAjA ghee,
  34. Re: ~*~JanmAshTami ~*~ GokuLAshTami ~*~ Nandotsav ~*~ Special

    Jai Shri KRshNa
    Dear HDF members

    Aapko JanmAshTami ki sahasra badhAiyan


    Best Wishes for JanmAshTami 2020

    Lovely Live bhajans here
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    Re: Exploring Shvetashvatara Upanishad

    A few thoughts at this point.

    1. When there is the Lord and the devotee, as jeev-I and ParamAtmA, why not just leave things that way?
    Then the rest of the world comes in, but we are not...
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    Re: Shvetashvatara upanishad

    Thanks IndiaLover.
    See, the words used by the OP are such a common concept, that they could be just about any shlok from any upanishad, and the core of what Shri KRshNa instructs. as the major dhyAn...
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    Re: Shvetashvatara upanishad

    Namaste

    Can you please specify the shloka chapter and number? e.g. Shv. Up. X.Y

    Just by reading your statement , "turn your mind within" means turn it (180 degrees) away from outer sensory...
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    Re: Does God really punish

    Why not? That is even better, at least it makes the gesture an act of devotion or eagerness to please God, rather than a transaction.


    I don't think so, but depends on what they promised to do....
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    Re: Exploring Shvetashvatara Upanishad

    Shv. Up. 1.6
    sarvAjeeve sarvasaMsthite bruhante asmin hauMso bhrAmyate bramhachakre |
    pRuthagAtmanam preritAram cha matvA jushTastatastenAmrutatvameti ||

    hauMsa = swan = the individual in this...
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    Re: Exploring Shvetashvatara Upanishad

    || Harih: Om ||

    Shv. Up. 1.2
    kAlah: svabhAvo niyatiryadRuchhA |
    bhUtAni yonih: purusha iti chintyA |
    saMyoga eshA natvAtma bhAvAd- |
    -AtmApyaneeshah: sukha-du:kha-hetoh: ||

    Time, inherent...
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    Re: Does God really punish

    Namaste

    There is no rule that fits each situation, however, if a person did participate in a kAmya-worship (to gain something specific in the world), making a vrat, vow, then forgetting the vow...
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    Exploring Shvetashvatara Upanishad

    || om namo bhagavate vAsudevAya ||

    vasudeva sutam devam |
    kauMsa chANura mardanam |
    devakI paramAnandaM |
    KRshNam vande jagadguruM ||

    Namaste

    In this thread I hope to explore and discuss...
  43. Thread: Upanishads

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    Re: Upanishads

    Namaste
    I know this is old but the best would be to clear out any sAmpradAyic bias and look for a translation set.

    1. Swami GambhirAnanda's commentary on Adi ShankarAchArya's commentary on the 8...
  44. Re: Are there more than one description of Antahkarana?

    Namaste

    In such situation, it is best to use the intuitive understanding backed by native language speakers -- Indian languages derived from Sanskrit. Rather than splitting hairs.
    Yes, chitta =...
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    Re: Veda is the source of all

    Namaste
    Very interesting, thanks for sharing. Veda and Hindu Dharma in general is the Mother, the ashvattha vruksha, the ancient Tree of spirituality and religion.
  46. Re: Can anyone identify the source of this quote

    ParaBrahman ParamAtmA is Divine nectar. Why nectar? because ParamAtmA transcends material energy and is eternal, imperishable, bestows immortality (amrut).
    Devotees "drink" this nectar , and...
  47. Re: Can anyone identify the source of this quote

    Namaste

    This sounds like the Mahisis, Krishna's Queens in DwArkA, not Gopis.

    When BhagvAn Shri KRshNa returns from a long trip , His queens, who have been meditating on Him in seperation,...
  48. Re: ~*~JanmAshTami ~*~ GokuLAshTami ~*~ Nandotsav ~*~ Special

    A Very Blissful KRshNa JanmAshTami and/or GokuLAshTami to all, wherever applicable around the world.

    Here is a beautiful lullaby to Bal KRshNa (Baby KRshNa), composed by Purandar Das
    In this...
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    Re: Satinder Sartaj - A Gem of a Performer

    Namaste
    I like your/Satinder's very first "Sai"
    Thank You
  50. Re: Simplest havan procedure to perform at home by only one person

    Welcome back Arjuni
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