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    Who blessed hanuman with the boon that no weapon could harm him

    Lord Brahma blessed lord Hanuman with blessings that no weapon of war would be able to kill him. Lord Brahma also blessed hanuman with the power to kill fear and as a result of Lord Hanuman is worshiped for strength. Praying or Chanting hanumans name or mantra ensures that all fears will be killed.
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    Telugu Language and It Connection with Sanskrit

    One of the reasons I am able to translate Sanskrit texts into English with some ease is that Telugu happens to be my first language, where I am automatically introduced to the subtle nuances of Sanskrit. In Telugu many old and archaic Sanskrit words and phrases come to life as how they were...
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    Hindu Fanatics - Is fanaticism tolerated in Hinduism?

    I would prefer to answer this from the perspective of the scriptures not from the perspective of Hindus since Hindus are not an organized community and their numerous opinions on this subject cannot be summarized or generalized. The Bhagavadgita says clearly that those who do not disturb others...
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    Religion vs. Spirituality

    First, you have to decide is whether you are a religious person or a spiritual person. If you are a religious person, you have to see how far you will take your religion seriously. For me religion is a stepping stone, a phase in the spiritual life of an aspirant. Religion is a mixture of...
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    Same Sex Relationships and the role of Karma

    One of the central features of Hinduism is belief in rebirth. Each soul goes through numerous births and deaths before it achieves liberation. Belief in rebirth also leads to several other beliefs. For example, Hindus believe that marriage is between two souls, who are bound to the cycle of...
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    What Happened To Radha When Krishna Left Vrindavan?

    Radha-Krishna are not two different names! Here in India we worship them as Radha-Krishna representing their divine oneness. Historically, the two never got married, and yet praises for their unquestioned devotion are perhaps going to be sung for an eternity. The best way of perceiving their...
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    Here Is the Story Why Kumbhakarna Slept So Much

    We all have grown up listening to the tale of Ramayana. And we all have been mystified by the character of Kumbhakarna, who supposedly slept for six months in a row. But haven’t we all wondered as to why he slept so much, and how was that even humanly possible. There is an interesting story set...
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    Why Did Krishna Choose Arjuna For The Knowledge Of Bhagwad Gita?

    The Mahabharata is one of the finest pieces of literature in this world. No other historical scripture divulges so deeply in the complexity of the human mind, its personality and how it reacts to things. It is profound and entertaining at the same time. It teaches us to apply philosophy when we...
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    Arabian Vedic Roots and the Vedic Past of Pre-Islamic Arabia

    Arabian Vedic Roots [Note: A recent(2004) archeological find in Kuwait unearthed a gold-plated statue of the Hindu deity Ganesh. A Muslim resident of Kuwait requested historical research material that can help explain the connection between Hindu civilisation and Arabia.] Glancing through...
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    3 Types of Kathaa - Vaada, Jalpa and Vitandaa

    A Very Short Introduction to the Three Types of Kathaa The second chapter of the first book of the Nyaaya Sutras discusses the various kinds of kathaa or dialogue as well as the different types of argumentation that can arise during them. I present a partial summary of the contents of that...
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    Diwali/Deepavali – Lord Krishna’s 16,000 Wives

    Another commonly believed legend about the origin of Diwali/Deepavali is about the murder of Narakasura. Narakasura was the son of Mother Earth, who terrorized the world with his evil ways. He had captured more than 16,000 women and held them in his palace. Lord Krishna came to the rescue of...
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    Find your Zodiac Sun Sign

    Looking to find out what your horoscope sign is? Using the chart below you can easily find your Sun Sign or rhe zodiac sign of anybody you know. The 12 signs of the zodiac are: Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius. Sun Sign...
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    GemStones Associated With Zodiac Signs

    Each one of the 12 zodiac signs has one or more gem stones associated with it. Do ou know which stone is associated with your zodiac sign? Using the chart below you can easily find out which stone is associated with your zodiac sign. Zodiac Sign Gem Stone(s) Capricorn Garnet Aquarius...
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    Horoscope Signs Compatibility by Sign

    Finding Compatible Signs :- Compatibility of the signs is must, when you are looking to built up relationship. Take advantage by looking into compatibility chart to develop successful relationship. Start your next relationship off right with people who have a compatible zodiac sign. Capricorn...
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    8 Most Popular Festivals in India

    8 Most Popular Festivals in India are as below: Diwali Dussehra or Vijayadasami Ganesh Chaturthi Holi Navaratri, Dussehara, Durga Puja Onam Krishna Janmashtami/Govinda - Birth of Lord Krishna Durga Puja Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan
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    Home Remedies for Anorexia

    Anorexia Nevrosa: • Anorexia is a condition where one has a constant fear of gaining weight • It's a mental disorder Symptoms: • Extremely slim and unhealthy appearance • Minimal food intake • Excessive exercising • Forcible removal of food by induced vomiting Natural home remedy using...
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    The history of yoga

    Who the first yogi really was is lost in the sands of time, but the roots of Yoga can be traced as long as 5000 years back. The earliest reference to Yoga was found when archeological excavations where made in the Indus valley - the most powerful and influential civilization in the early antique...
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    Tridosha in Ayurveda

    Tridosha is the most miserable & characteristic principal of Ayurveda. Tridosha is the basic structure of Ayurveda. In Ayurvedic Nidan (Diagnosis) & treatment; mostly each & every thing is divided according to tridosha. So it is more important to study about dosha. Remember tridosha is the basic...
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    Turmeric in Ayurveda

    Kapha can be decreased with the help of turmeric. The turmeric helps to remove mucus from the throat. It also helps getting rid of pus in the ears, wounds or eyes. It helps the removal of watery discharges like leucorrhea. Turmeric in Food Curcumin is what gives Curry its characteristic bright...
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    5 Sense Therapies

    When we think about treatment we think about the management of imbalances existing in the body. However, in Ayurveda the same principles apply to the management of a person's constitution and the prevention of disease. This is the basic principle behind learning to live in harmony with the...