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WHAT IS GANESH CHATURTHI

Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular Gods. Every year people wait for this great festival of Ganesh Chaturthi with great anticipation. What Ganesh Chaturthi means? Why do we celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi? Sanatana Dharma is an eternal religion & Hinduism is a way of life that has evolved over thousands of years.Although Hinduism believes …

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WHAT IS JAIN

What is Jain

Which came first Jainism or Hinduism? Hinduism is over 5,000 years old, & along with history, there were many religions that used the basis of Hinduism and made a few modifications & new ideas to evolve into a new religion. One of such religions is Jainism, which arose approximately 600 BCE.The Indian Supreme Court in …

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WHAT IS KRISHNA JANMASTMI

Krishna Janmashtami

Hindu religion dates back more than 5,000 years. According to Hindu scriptures, there’s one supreme God, the Brahman, whose various qualities are represented by the multitude of deities, which gave us a focal point for worship. Hinduism has a Trimurti or three facets of the one God. Brahma, the creator Vishnu the protector Shiva the …

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WHAT IS ARYA SAMAJ

ARYA SAMAJ

What is Arya Samaj? Arya Samaj is a spiritual movement based on the original Hindu scriptures, The Vedas. Arya Samaj in Sanskrit, means the “Society of the Noble”. They believe in one supreme God, called OM. Who founded Arya Samaj and when? Arya Samaj is an orthodox reform movement, founded in Mumbai, by Maharishi Dayanand …

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PRAYER

Difference between Prayer & Meditation

I am often asked about the difference between prayer and meditation. The distinction is not always obvious, but there are subtle & distinct differences. The true difference between meditation and prayer is not external, but internal.  What is the difference between prayer and meditation? The key difference between prayer and meditation is: Prayer: We join our hands, bow …

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WHAT IS SHANTI MANTRA

Shanti Mantra

What is Shanti Mantra? “Shanti” comes from the Sanskrit word meaning peace. “Mantra” means prayers. Shanti mantra is a prayer or chant for peace, which is recited not only during all Hindu religious rituals, auspicious occasions, but also daily by most devout Hindus.Shanti mantras are quoted in the beginning of many Upanishads, the Hindu religious …

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how spiritualism can help manage Covid anxiety

HOW SPIRITUALITY CAN HELP MANAGE COVID ANXIETY

How spirituality can help to manage covid anxiety? There’s a global pandemic with one evil, COVID-19 or coronavirus, which originated from Wuhan city in China in November 2019. There is overwhelming stress & anxiety in the world with canceled surgical operations, weddings, & other social events & indeed about how life will look even tomorrow.Hinduism …

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