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  1. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    THANK YOU, MANISH!
  2. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste, Devotee!

    You asked a good question here:

    I wrote a reply to you last month about another thoughtful post by you, in case you missed it, it's in message #15 above...
  3. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste Anirudh!

    You asked a good question:
    First, I'd like to draw your attention to the answer I tried to give in Message #16, in case you may have missed it over the month...
  4. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste Yajvan!
    I understand you to be saying that the Vedas used to be one and then were divided into 4 books, and also that there is the Triple Veda - sacrifices, hymns/rigs, and chanting.

    What...
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    Re: Should I share my experiences with others?

    Namaste Soul of Light!

    I understand your concern. Perhaps it makes a difference the way that you share this with others and your own approach to it. Perhaps if you will share it in a way that is...
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    Re: What is wrong with this forum

    Namaste Satay!

    Sorry about the negativity you were finding. I like your forum a lot, especially because of how educated the forum members often are on these topics.

    Peace.
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    Re: Was India poor before Islamic Invasions?

    Namaste, Satay!
    I found your information to be impressive and interesting. It makes sense that India was so prosperous that this is why so many nations wanted to conquer or dominate it like you...
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    Re: Realizing Brahman In Everything

    Namaste, Satay!

    I thought that this was pretty helpful, and also how it is respectful to begin posts with a greeting. Sometimes I forget to do that though. Please forgive my oversight!
    Once my...
  9. Thread: Dwaraka

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    Re: Dwaraka

    Thanks for sharing, Rasa.
    May I please ask which of the two versions you mentioned is more likely or true to form?

    And may I ask if you have an opinion on the claims of finding the underwater...
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    Re: duelism vs non-duelism.

    Namaste madhwavadiraja!




    May I please ask what might show that Dvaita is the clearer or more exact understanding of the Upanishads?

    Would Advaita demand that we accept, for example, the...
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    Re: Movies based on the Hindu epics and stories?

    I think that this is a great thread. I searched through IMDB and came up with a vast number of movies listed as touching on Hinduism.

    On Netflix, Kahi Suni has a series on Hindu stories, and...
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    Re: What's YOUR definition of "HARI OM" ?

    Namaste Yajvan!

    I am impressed as usual with your thoughts, particularly on this interesting topic. This provides a basic understanding of how harih and svaha both relate to Vishnu.

    I am also...
  13. Thread: Aum Sweet Om

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    Re: Aum Sweet Om

    Namaste Agnideva,

    You made a great answer to a great question. I have also read that the writing of Om is reflected in Brahmi script like you suggested. And in fact, the symbol for Om has a direct...
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    Re: Pronunciation of Aum/Om

    Namaste to All!

    Do you think you might be able to point to a video or recording of the sound so that we could hear it best?

    Also, it's interesting what deafAncient said above about the infant's...
  15. Re: Attack on HDF (From within, outside and backend)

    I so hope I can!
  16. Re: Attack on HDF (From within, outside and backend)

    Namaste Satay,

    Hello! I am sorry to hear that you were having trouble in the past with posters attacking the forum. Please know that I have always tried to be respectful of the forum, and indeed I...
  17. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Sure, Vedas teach timeless truths. However, what do you think about claims that there are Hindu concepts or terms that are written in the times after the Vedas?

    For example, a key term in prayer...
  18. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste, Devotee!

    What do you think of the claim by some scientists that there is such a thing as DNA "haplogroups", and that Indians belong to R1A, J, L, and R2 "haplogroups"?
    I have read papers...
  19. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste again, Anirudh!

    I wanted to add again how I am impressed with your knowledge. And I understand that Hindi, Sanskrit, and Tamil are all part of Hinduism. And this brings me to an added...
  20. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste Anirudh!

    I like it when you say:

    I am impressed with your background and this is why I am interested in your opinions on this topic.

    You write:

    Please understand that I do not...
  21. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Dear Yajvan!

    I understand your point and impressed with your knowledge that you are showing, and deep familiarity. Your point as I understand it is that Krishna can be called many things,...
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    Re: great (profound) questions...

    Namaste yajvan!

    I love how you write at such lengths with educated replies!
  23. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste, Anirudh!

    I am impressed with your familiarity with the concepts.
    The Raashis are the identifications and constellations of stars and heavenly bodies, I think? And so Pisces is a Raashi....
  24. Re: What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste, and thank you for sharing this information and for entering into the thread, Yajvan!

    It seems hard to agree with the writer's claim that Krishna is green, when the name means dark blue.
    ...
  25. Re: Submerged Dwarka and other cities off the coast of Gujrat

    Namaste!
    Let me make two comments:
    1. Alexandria in Egypt is on the coast and it is 2000+ years old and nowadays part of it is underwater. Therefore, I don't find it unreasonable to propose that...
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    Re: Ayurveda and Natural Hygiene

    Namaste!
    Thank you for writing. I think you were addressing me when you said:


    What I think you are trying to get at is the question of purely naturalistic, easy-to-understand- materialistic ...
  27. What were the gods of the Indus Valley Civilization?

    Namaste, Readers!

    What I would like to achieve in this post is to identify and explore the gods of the Indus Civilization, as it is of the world's oldest major civilizations. I also am asking...
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    Re: The Ayurvedic Brahmachari

    Thanks for your approvals!
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    Re: illusion ya reality?

    Namaste,

    I know that many people occasionally have bad dreams. One possibility (maybe the best) is when it's induced by something you eat right before sleeping or having some other physical reason.
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    Re: Lists of Yogas

    One more kind is Ishvara Yoga.

    Wikipedia says:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishvarapranidhana

    Wikipedia also says:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoga_Sutras_of_Patanjali
  31. Re: Vedas, Puranas and the Hollow Earth Theory - Part 1 or 3

    Saidevo,

    You wrote:


    I think he might be just going on things he was told, or maybe it was invented by him in addition to what he heard. So Roerich's claims are not a major proof for me, even...
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    Re: Simple translation

    Did Roerich find the deep knowledge he was looking for and if so, what?
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    Re: 'Mahatmas' of Theosophy as Sikh leaders?

    Roerich was a world traveler, and I think post-1917 spent most of his time outside Russia.
    His basic focus and those of his adherents today seem to be religion, rather than politics.

    His...
  34. Thread: Cardamom

    by rakovsky
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    Re: Cardamom

    Actually one major thing you missed is coffee!
    Arabic coffee comes sometimes as a special blend with it!

    Question: May I please ask what the common ingredients are in Masala chai?
    I read on...
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    Re: What is Ayurveda?

    Thanks for sharing. I am sure that cancer can be treated at least with the help of herbs like you say.
    I dislike chemotherapy and think it's probably one of the worst treatments.
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    Re: Ayurveda and Natural Hygiene

    Well, disease can also have a chemical source, for example various kinds of poisoning, like with lead, iodine, or fluoride in too great an amount.

    But typically diseases are caused by germs, as...
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    Re: The Ayurvedic Brahmachari

    Wow, I am impressed with your detailed knowledge, Yavjan!
  38. Re: Hello. I am interested in the Indus Valley civilization

    Sorry, that's Yajvan

    Not "Vajyan"!
  39. Re: Hello. I am interested in the Indus Valley civilization

    Thanks!

    I made a new thread in the "


    God in Hindu Dharma

    section about the Indus civilization.

    The last sentence got cut and I can't go back and edit it until it gets approved, but I...
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    What are the names for God in Dravidian?

    Namaste, Readers!

    Dravidian is an ancient language and a frequent theory among scholars is that it even was the most common language in the ancient Indus civilization. I would like to quote from...
  41. Re: Hello. I am interested in the Indus Valley civilization

    PS. The moderator Vajyan is cool!
  42. Hello. I am interested in the Indus Valley civilization

    Hello! I registered because I have some basic interest in Hinduism.
    It's very interesting to me that the Indus Civilization is one of the world's oldest, from 3500-1500 BC.
    May I please ask how...
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    Re: Yoga for Sleep

    I found that the best yoga involved excercizing somewhat before the yoga, which then made the yoga more relaxing.
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