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  1. Re: Dreamt of Goddess Lakshmi and Kali - New to Hindu Philosophies - Please help!

    Jai Ram ji ki, Chelissa.

    There is nothing negative about Kali. She is the mother. How can be a mother negative to her children. Among humans as well as among animals, the mother gets furious only...
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    Re: Was the world really one 5000 years ago???

    Not just atomic events but other natural events too.
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    Re: Was the world really one 5000 years ago???

    Sita Ram, Jai Jai Ram, Rohiniranjan.

    The world again after 250 million years may become one - Indian Ocean turning into an in-land sea, sort of a huge lake, surrounded by Africa, South America and...
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    Re: Was the world really one 5000 years ago???

    Sita Ram, Jai Jai Ram

    Samrat, see the possible shape of continents in future at http://www.google.com/webhp?nord=1#newwindow=1&nord=1&q=shape+of+continents+in+the+future&safe=active&tbm=vid
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    Re: Lord Vishnu only in India?

    As per SrimadBhagawat Purana, the 10th avatara of Vishnu will take place as Kali. The time, place, and family are already mentioned. So, there is no chance of Lord Vishnu appearing anywhere else.
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    Re: Was the world really one 5000 years ago???

    Jai Ram ji ki.

    DNA studies give a very complicated picture, even for South India, and nothing is final. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancestral_South_Indians
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    Re: Lord Vishnu only in India?

    Sun in RigVeda means Adityas, sons of God Mother Aditi. Vedic acceptance is for eight suns of whom the last, Martand, was born dead/unformed etc.

    Ṛig. X, 72, 8 & 9: — अष्टौ पुत्रासो अदितेर्ये...
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    Re: Hindu Spiritual Name Inquiry

    Ravenwolf,

    How about 'Ananta Krishna'? Anant means 'space' (without end). It is one word. I have separated it for your ease of reading/understanding. I think there are many Anantakrishnas and...
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    Re: The problems of being a Hindu ''convert''

    Jai Ram ji ki, :)

    Yes, it is tricky. Sometimes, the only way is to ask the person if he/she is a hindu and accept his/her answer as correct.
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    Re: Namaste from Canada

    It is suggested that I start with a salutation. So, I will use what is common in the region from where I am (Rajasthan). Jai Ram ji ki.

    I am also new to the forum. But I suppose there must be many...
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    Re: Pronunciation of the blind king's name

    No wonder. North Indians will require at least one year to say Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam correctly.
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    Re: Lord Vishnu only in India?

    That is right. Hindu avataras are born in India only.
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    Re: Lord Vishnu only in India?

    Clearly, Lord Vishnu likes India better than all other places and so do the other Gods and Goddesses. We understand them better. Of course, Hindu sages will then take the teachings to the whole world.
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    Re: Desireless action

    I have not gone through the whole thread, Wondermonk, which I will do. But the answer is very simple. It is just the second chapter of BhagawadGita, and Lord Krishna is trying to make Arjuna fight....
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    Re: Pronunciation of the blind king's name

    :) Can you pronounce 'dharma' properly and not make it 'darma'. In which case you will be able to pronounce Dhrita-rāshtrā. Please note, Gujaratis, Maharashtrians and people further South may...
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    Re: ramayan clarification

    There are many Ramayanas other than those of Valmiki and Tulsidas. And they are all true. So, perhaps the incident is in some other Ramayana.
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    Re: Ravana Granting a Blessing to Rama?

    Apart from what other people might have said, Ravana was Jaya, the door keeper of Vaikuntha, and Kumbhakarna was Vijaya (under a curse from Sanathkumaras). And they wanted to return to Vaikuntha as...
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    Re: Revenge Vs Justice : Mahaa Bhaaratham

    Were these people not human? And humans have such emotions. Of course, some go beyond them.
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    Re: Controversies in our epics.

    Don't. 'Hari Ananta, hari kathaa anaataa'. Whatever a person believes.
  20. Re: AAP's Rajmohan Gandhi works for CIA - Sai Lal Jediya

    Yes, Rajmohan Gandhi is a US mole like many people in Aam Aadmi Party.
  21. Thread: AAP exposed

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    Re: AAP exposed

    Yes, Arvind Kejriwal is a US mole. Rajmohan Gandhi, one of the AAP candidates is a Fulbright scholar, another mole, in the language of American Embassy, a client. India is full of such clients.
  22. Thread: Namaste

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    Re: Namaste

    Greetings, Blackgobo, and welcome to the forum.
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    Re: Namaste from Krishna

    Greetings, Krishna and welcome to the forum.
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    Re: Namaste from Canada

    Welcome, Kumar S. Tell us something more about yourself.
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    Re: Greetings from Scotland!

    Welcome to the forum and feel yourself at home. Ethnicity is no bar to Hinduism. Hinduism is like a diamond which shines in many colors. One color (advaita - non-duality) is that you are already one...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    There are two types of models positing generation of mass from energy.

    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_generation_mechanism#Gravity-free_models
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  27. Thread: Namaste!

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    Re: Namaste!

    :D The usual ones, Vedas, Upanishads, BhagawadGita, BhagawadPurana and Sri Ramcharit Manas. Everything in contained in them.
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    In case of the Big-Bang theory, we do not know what happened before inflation or we can say the maddening expansion - the expansion of space in the early universe at a rate much faster than the speed...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    This is brought about by our act of observation. That is the basis of the 'double-slit' experiment, when two photons passing through two adjacent slits create an interference pattern. If one photon...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    We find this fear (bhaya) called out in the kaṭha upaniṣad (2.3.3).[/QUOTE]It is not any fear. It is ritam, the way 'what exists' (Brahman) is. And there is no second to Brahman. So, how can there be...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    Yes, that is an important point to consider. Even the Nasadiya Sukta says:

    सतॊबन्धुमसति निरविन्दन्हृदि प्रतीष्या कवयॊ मनीषा
    Satobandhumasati niravindanhridi pratishya kavayo manisha
    (The sages...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    Space is not something detached from energy and cannot be taken in isolation. I would point to 'Zero Point energy'.

    "Zero-point energy, also called quantum vacuum zero-point energy, is the lowest...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    Is 'akasha' eternal? Really we do not know. What is existence and what is non-existence? Is there a relation between the two as mentioned in the 'Nasadiya Sukta'.

    नासदासींनॊसदासीत्तदानीं नासीद्रजॊ...
  34. Re: Why cant Hindus eat Egg if it's not living and another question

    Your question was discussed in SrimadBhagawatham thousands of years ago in the story in 'DharmaVyadha', the butcher to whom a learned brahmin was sent to understand dharma. Their are two factors in...
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    Re: Respect for all religions is not truthful.

    Yes, I have differences with Abrahamic religions and certain sects of Hinduism itself. In case of Abrahamic religions, I object to their exclusivity. In case of some Hindu sects, the reason is...
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    Re: Tantric hinduism??

    Well, if I may say so, 'tantra' is a way to dissociate from worldly things and search and arrive at spiritual truth.
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    Re: Was the world really one 5000 years ago???

    Not 5000 year ago. The great Mauryan emperor is weak in geography. Hare-Krishna.

    "Pangaea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming approximately...
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    Re: sita and draupadi

    I am not aware of age differences in case of Rama and Pandavas, but a difference of 10 years in the age of bride and groom was not considered significant. And perhaps that is biologically correct...
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    Re: Kolkatta, the forgotten city

    Let us see when Modi takes up Kolkata (I do not mean that BJP wins the state elections. Even without that Government has a responsibility to care for Kolkata).
  40. Re: When God helped you - Share your experiences if any.

    I think, he would be better without friends like you. You are a grown up man. And what will happen if he slaps you back. Go and get yourself checked. :mad:
  41. Prayer for Shias and Sunnis of Iraq and Syria

    I pray for peace and wisdome for Shias and Sunnis of Iraq and Syria. Whatever your differences are, kindly settle them peacefully. Do not continue on this mad route of self-destruction. If you cant...
  42. Re: Weird Dream Involving Lord Vishnu and Reincarnation...

    Lord Vishnu has only one consort, and that is Mata Laxmi. I think the test was not complete and you might get a dream again. :)
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    What is matter if not energy? The bomb amply proved it. So, yes, interactions are there, and we do not have the last word. As for your question - why do laws or certain type of interaction/behavior...
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    Re: An atheist advaitist Hindu

    I discussed this in another forum. Energy does not really has intelligence, but it reacts to situations in particular ways. For example, light and gravity bend towards the presence of massive bodies....
  45. Thread: Hare Krsna!

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    Re: Hare Krsna!

    Glad to know that. The food/fruit is offered at the time of morning prayer. At the end of the daily ritual, it is taken as a blessing from God. At meal time, generally the process is to remember God...
  46. Thread: Vanakkam!

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    Re: Vanakkam!

    No. Not everyone is blind to their plight. But till April 2014, India itself was being ruled by foreigners. We got our second independence only in June 2014. You can say that time (kaala) was against...
  47. Thread: Namaste!

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    Re: Namaste!

    Don't give him so much land. That would turn him away from God. He will have share tillers and try to get more from them. With a lot of money he could get into bad habits like consuming alcohol and...
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    Re: Namaste, new member

    You would be accepted with delight. My complements. You have a nice shrine.
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    An atheist advaitist Hindu

    Greetings, friends. I do not know how many Hindu atheists are members of this forum who have not abandoned their religion, traditions and culture, but I am one. I find all things in the universe are...
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