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  1. Need negative texts or sources which mention such texts

    Namaste,
    A request to everyone to help me out
    I have been looking for some research material and am struggling to find one aspect of it.
    We have Puranas, Strotras, Vedas, Vedantas and many other...
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    Re: Symbolism of Lord Ganesha

    Namaste Shivafan,
    Most of the symbolism here I have collected from various sources and rest of it, I have tried to chip in my own interpretation.
    I have not yet heard the story you talked about, I...
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    Symbolism of Lord Ganesha

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-HPdH_jhbS3k/U1Icfvw8FzI/AAAAAAAAHSg/ZjP6hwkFXRE/s1600/download+(2).jpg

    Once Parvati wanted to take a bath, and none of her attendants or Shiva-Gana were around to guard...
  4. Need a small help from all Shiva bhakts here

    Namaste

    I am going to be a father soon!!! And needless to say, I want to name the child(daughter or son) on Mahadev himself.
    That said, my wife wont let me keep an old school name like Shiva or...
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    Re: What is behind Shivas head/neck?

    Agreed. Those streams are his matted hairs

    Matted Hairs of Shiva: The flow of his matted hair represents wind or Vayu, a subtle form of breath, Shiva thus being Lord of all living beings. Each...
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    6 Leadership lessons from Shiva

    Wwho are the greatest and most famous villains of Indian mythology?
    Ravana, for sure would make it to the list. There will be Hiranyakashyap, Kansa, Hiranyaksha, Jarasangha...

    Interestingly, they...
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    Re: The Rise and Fall of Ravana

    Awesome!!!
    The story should have been published on some MSM or Social Media. Thats an awesome trivia and people should know about it
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    Re: The Rise and Fall of Ravana

    Namaste!!
    So the reason why I started the blog with those lines.
    I dont think this would be diminishing the divinity of Rama. Rama is dharma, Rama is ideal for any soul to find enrichment.
    Why...
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    The Rise and Fall of Ravana

    My views in this post are primarily based on famous tales and legends around Raavan, from what I learnt in my childhood, and some popular texts. There maybe certain mismatches with what legends that...
  10. Re: "Who wants to kill their own children?" ...

    No matter how much we try to educate people, bring modernization in villages, etc, people wont change unless a change is brought from within. I know its easier said than done, but government should...
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    The Twist in the tale

    So, which is the greatest story of all times?
    Would you say, Godan? Or, Devdas? Or Sholay or Guide?
    Or shall we expand the horizon? Gulliver's Travels? Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde? What about The...
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    Re: Please pray for my surgery to go well.

    Namaste catnip,

    May Mahadev bless you with good health and a successful surgery
  13. Encryption in ancient India-Katapayadi Sankhya

    Katapayadi Sankhya
    गोपीभाग्यमधुव्रात-शृङ्गिशोदधिसन्धिग ।
    खलजीवितखाताव गलहालारसंधर ॥


    Gopibhagya madhuvrata srngisodadhisandhiga|
    Khalajivitakhatava galahalarasandhara||
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    Re: What do you do for a living?

    Software proffessional
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    Re: Hi from Girisha

    Namaste Girisha,
    Welcome to HDF and please do share your experiences from travels in India, both good and bad. We will be waiting to hear them from you
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    Temples of Ancient Wisdom-Vedic Temples

    Some years ago, when my father was based in Varanasi, I had the chance to visit the Kashi Vishwanath temple for the first time in my life. I was only 9 then, and had only witnessed the slightly newer...
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    Re: Salutations

    Namaste and welcome to HDF.

    hope you have a pleasant time here
  18. Thread: hello ?!!

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    Re: hello ?!!

    Namaste saumya.
    Please read the FAQs. It takes some time before newer members' posts get approved and they appear in forums
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    Politicization of Uttarakhand calamity

    It really pains me in my heart to see the Uttarakhand calamity being politicized so much by our so-called leaders.
    Thousands of innocent souls lost their lives, and to think of it, each one of them...
  20. Re: Philosoraptor's Book Review: Five Principal Upanishads

    Nice, clear and very articulate review. Would be interested in reading more of such
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    Re: Fascinated by an image

    You are right, I didnt notice it looks like he s crying!!
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    Re: Fascinated by an image

    I just know that I was planning to visit Haridwar and Rishikesh around the same time. I had even got my tickets booked, which eventually I had to cancel :(
    Maybe I will have to retrospect a bit......
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    Fascinated by an image

    Yesterday I was browsing through some random Shiva pictures on web, and this is not the first time for me to do so.
    Yesterday, I came across this one picture of Shiva, and I was not able to move my...
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    Re: question on Third Eye

    Namaste kriyarameshh,
    By the way, Third eye or the Pineal Gland is in for real, as per science.
    Aerated drinks like Pepsi and Coke erode the Pineal Gland....
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    Re: Still not ideal

    Namaste!
    I think we should respect all philosophies and streams of faiths, religions. Popular people, at times, feel they have a certain power, the power to influence others, as they know people are...
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    Re: Vedic Mathematics and its relevance

    Namaste Kalicharan Tuvij,
    I respect your views, and certainly Vedas wont teach kindergarten maths tricks. the cryptic language contains concepts much more complex and mystique.

    However, there is...
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    Re: Vedic Mathematics and its relevance

    Namaste ShivaFan,
    No one can take away from us the facts that a majority of mathematical concepts and formula were primarily devised in India. Zero, as well as infinity was our gift to the world....
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    Vedic Mathematics and its relevance

    "The world owes most to India in the realm of mathematics, which was developed in the Gupta period to a stage more advanced than that reached by any other nation of antiquity. The success of Indian...
  29. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste
    Rightly said, they end up being regional fanatics more than followers.
    Prime example is of Pakistan, of course. The percentage here has grown in the last decade
  30. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Also, most of the sacred and religious concepts like Tantra and Yoga have become highly commercialized.
    Pooja rates are defined, they are no longer based on the sanctity of the Pandit. Your next...
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    Re: Shaivite/Shakti Text for a Beginner

    Namaste
    This great HDF thread by Omkara will definitely be of your liking

    http://www.hindudharmaforums.com/showthread.php?t=10082
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    Re: Misplaced Topics

    I actually sometimes am myself not very sure of certain topics.
    I feel "Canteen" is a forum where we all can leave our premonitions behind and discuss things lightly.

    However ShivaFan's thread...
  33. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste
    Sir, please dont think I am feeling hurt or feeling offended. Trust me, there s nothing like it. You are one of the biggest Krishna-bhakts I have ever seen, while I go on scanning the...
  34. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste
    Maybe you are right, I dont understand the point. And I still dont, though I want to. I accept Krishna as a God, but in simplest words, an Avatar of Vishnu in the form of a human. Pardon me...
  35. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Perhaps you have written a very simple yet the most efficient key to the bigger question. Only parents can sow the seed of religiousness in their children. It become an unwritten dharma of each of us...
  36. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    And regarding being moved to "Canteen", I dont derogate "Canteen" forum as I consider it equally beautiful. In fact each and every sub-forum, including jalpa is beautiful, serves a purpose.

    I...
  37. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste

    Not at all, I am sure a lot of people see logic in what I wrote.
    Regarding your point a) its great that you read the thread and consider it wonderful...in religionforums, it was rated 5...
  38. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    My question is, we being here, and posting here; replying to posts, definitely come under the 81% hood.
    Cant we do something in this regard.
    I am aware that most of my married friends dont visit...
  39. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    So, you want to say that young people in late teens and early twenties of previous decade were more religious than now?
    But, in recent days, I have seen religious ideas and spirituality on a rise....
  40. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Maybe it would have been more beneficial had they published previous percentages according to each religion
  41. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste Jetavan

    Thats a highly positive and appreciable comparison.
    Maybe you are right, in countries where existence is pleasant, you get lesser time for sadhana/prayer.
    However, why would this...
  42. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    Namaste NayaSurya
    Thanks for the list.

    An interesting observation could be, that a look at the most religious countries, and except maybe Brasil and India, all are the least developed out of all....
  43. Re: More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    But, of course, we are still more religious than most of ythe countries covered in this survey
  44. More Indians have stopped believing in God-A recent survey

    LONDON: The latest Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism has found that the number of non religious people in India has risen.


    As against 87% saying they were religious in the same survey in...
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    Re: HDF Alexa Ranking

    More than VHP site???
    Thats something!!
    It means the knowledge and information contained in these forums is of much wide coverage
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    Re: Misplaced Topics

    Namaste
    I dont know what I said that got you so worked up and agitated.
    This is not a government owned site, but still is home to some 3000+ odd members.
    If they have invested so wisely and...
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    Re: Misplaced Topics

    Namaste ShivaFan, Believer.
    I too agree with Believer's point. We are never sure which forum to pick up for our threads and keep dumping everything in Canteen.
    Perhaps a small FAQ of all the...
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    Re: Post nice Indian songs

    My personal favourite

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb2NdvagFxw
    Hey Ram by Jagjit Singh
  49. Management Lessons we learn from Sri Krishna

    In older times, old enough to be termed mythological, the kings used to have a council of ministers, The Board of directors, who used to suggest various methods and tools to improve and expand their...
  50. Re: Shiva Mandir Temple, Bengaluru (Karnataka State)

    namaste
    Always a pleasure to see such magnificent statues of Mahadev.
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