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  1. Prajapati - A wise sage and Lord of creatures. (Web site)
  2. Prajapati is all the gods; verily with the gods do they offer the sacrifice. (Web site)
  3. Prajapati is the sacrifice; verily he grasps the sacrifice as Prajapati. (Web site)
  4. Prajapati was hatched from the egg, speaking the sounds -bhur,- -bhuvah,- and -svark,- thereby forming the earth, the air, and the sky.
  5. Prajapati was here alone; he desired, 'May I create offspring and cattle'; he took out from his body the omentum, and placed it in the fire.

Hindu Reformers

  1. Hinduism: The main religion of India - A brief introduction to Hinduism, Ramayana, and Hindu reformers. (Web site)
  2. Rama rajya – "the reign of Rama," adopted by many Hindu reformers as a symbol of the social ideal.

Hindu Law

  1. The Hindu law are supporting patriarchal social system. (Web site)
  2. Yajnavalkya Smriti is chiefly consulted in all matters of Hindu Law. (Web site)
  3. The Hindu law as codified by Manu is based on the principle of inequality.

Hindu Agamas

  1. Other important scriptures are the sectarian Hindu Agamas which are texts related to rituals and worship and is dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva and Devi.
  2. However, unlike other Hindus, Lingayats reject the Vedas but rather focus more on the Hindu Agamas, specifically, the Shaivite Agamas.

Hindu Astronomy

  1. Hindu astronomy is one of the ancient astronomical systems of the world.
  2. Frawley states, "Precessional changes are the hallmark of Hindu astronomy.


  1. Abhyasa is the keynote of the life of Sadhana. (Web site)
  2. Abhyasa is the key-word to success in concentration. (Web site)
  3. Abhyasa is the constant criterion for all effort, and the indispensable tool, whenever and however taken up. (Web site)


  1. An Abhyasi is a spiritual seeker in the esoteric Eastern mystical traditions. (Web site)
  2. He has taken total charge of the abhyasi.
  3. The abhyasi is asked to look within.


  1. Aditi is known as mother of twelve suns, came second Goddess in Rigved .
  2. Aditi is the mother both of Agni and of the Adityas, a group of Asuras, led by Mitra and Varuna, with Aryaman, Bhaga, Daksha, Ansa and Savitar.
  3. Aditi is the mother of of the gods and Aditya sigifies 'son of Aditi'. (Web site)
  4. Aditi was Devaki, the mother of Krishna. (Web site)
  5. Aditi was the great mother of the gods. (Web site)


  1. Agastya was a great devotee of Lord Shiva Shiva (also spelled Siva, Sanskrit: शिव) is a form of God in Hinduism.
  2. Agastya was a sage of great renown, who is immortalized as a star in the celestial heavens(one of the seven Rishi-s, saptarshhi or Ursa Major). (Web site)
  3. Agastya was also invited by the brothers and was fed the ram's meat, but, unlike the other Brahmins, he was strong enough to digest - it.
  4. Agastya was highly satisfied and told the wives to ask for any boon they wished.
  5. Agastya was visiting several places of pilgrimage and was sad to see many people steeped in ignorance and involved in only sensual pleasures. (Web site)

Aitareya Brahmana

  1. Aitareya Brahmana: Part of the Rig Veda dealing principally with worship and ceremonies of royal inauguration.
  2. Aitareya Brahmana: (Sanskrit) Part of the Rig Veda dealing principally with worship and ceremonies of royal inauguration.
  3. Aitareya Brahmana again notes that Uttarakuru was a devak-setra or divine land.


  1. This turtle is the great Akupara, on whose back rests the entire cosmos.
  2. Its base was Akupara, the divine turtle.
  3. AKUPARA. the tortoise - on which Earth or Prithvi rests.


  1. In Hinduism, Alaka, which is also sometimes called Alakapuri, is a mythical city in the Himalayas.
  2. Since he was extremely vain, he invited Shiva to a feast in his fabulous city, Alakapuri, so that he could show off to him all of his wealth.
  3. The Yakshas have Kubera as their lord, living in Alakapuri in the Himalayas, and constitute a group of semi-celestial gnomes or fairies. (Web site)


  1. An ashram is usually a very peaceful and tranquil place, making it a perfect place to meditate on God. (Web site)
  2. Ashram: A spiritual settlement or community, a peaceful retreat.
  3. The ashram was plainly furnished; everything was simple, clean, and utilitarian. (Web site)
  4. The ashram was quite beautiful and clean, a real oasis from the pounding I had taken wandering around India for five months.


  1. Avidya is the causal body of Jiva or the individual soul. (Web site)
  2. Avidya is the first or the last of the Twelve Nidanas.
  3. Avidya is the main cause of all our troubles. (Web site)


  1. Buddhi is a derivative of Prakrti; Mahat, the great Principle, is the cosmic counterpart of Buddhi. (Web site)
  2. Buddhi is a modification or vrtti of the inner organ.
  3. Buddhi is an unthinking prakriti (matter) without reflection from Self. (Web site)
  4. Buddhi is like the moon; moon appears effulgent in the night and it is only a reflected glory. (Web site)
  5. Buddhi is the link between all the distal elements and the soul which apprehends the object and the outside world by the elements mentioned above. (Web site)


  1. A Brahmin is to be treated as god and respected even if he is ignorant. (Web site)
  2. Brahmin - a male member of the highest caste. (Web site)
  3. Brahmin is a Varna and also a caste within the larger fold of Hindu society found all over the world especially India and Nepal.
  4. Brahmin is a class ( Varna) as well as a caste within the larger fold of Hindu society found all over the world especially India and Nepal.
  5. Brahmin is a class ( Varna) within the larger fold of Hindu society found all over the world especially India and Nepal. (Web site)


  1. Daksha is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)
  2. Daksha was born from Brahma-s right toe.
  3. Daksha was decapitated by Virabhadra, but was later given the head of a goat to humble him, once the rishis and Brahma had pleaded with Shiva for lenience.
  4. Daksha was decapitated by Virabhadra.
  5. Daksha was highly pleased. (Web site)


  1. Devi is a great Being, parabrahman sakti. (Web site)
  2. Devi is a palette of contrasts.
  3. Devi is the Divine Mother of the Hindu culture. (Web site)
  4. Devi is the Sakti aspect of Ishvara. (Web site)
  5. Devi is the Vacaka Sakti, the manifestation of Cit in Praktri, and the Vicya Sakti or Cit itself. (Web site)


  1. Draupadi is the instrument of Lord Krishna. (Web site)
  2. Draupadi is a symbol of courage, pride and love for the righteous way - the Krishna way. (Web site)
  3. Draupadi is a model and devoted wife to the brothers.
  4. Draupadi is born of fire and therefore, often referred to as Yagnyaseni. (Web site)
  5. Draupadi is the most complex and controversial female character in Hindu literature. (Web site)


  1. Jnana is a means for Self-realization and not merely an intellectual conviction. (Web site)
  2. Jnana is only the means to attain the highest bliss. (Web site)
  3. Jnana is the awakened, superconscious state (karana chitta) working within the ordinary experience of the world, flowing into daily life situations.
  4. Jnana is the awakened, superconscious state (karana chitta). (Web site)
  5. Jnana is the benefit which one gets in the internal (Avantara Prayojana). (Web site)

Karma Yoga

  1. Karma Yoga is the path of disinterested action. (Web site)
  2. Karma Yoga: The Yoga of selfless action; performance of one’s own duty; service of humanity.
  3. Karma yoga is the gift of Sri Krishna to the world in this perspective.
  4. Karma yoga is the path of selfless service. (Web site)
  5. Karma yoga: The discipline of selfless action as a way to perfection instead of following mystic, ascetic, or other spiritual paths. (Web site)


  1. Kedarnath : The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range.
  2. Kedarnath is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow covered peaks. (Web site)
  3. Kedarnath is one of the four main Hindu pilgrim centres in Uttarakhand (Himalayan Uttara Pradesh). (Web site)
  4. Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. (Web site)
  5. Kedarnath is the most important Hindu shrine in Himalayas, and among the major Shiva temples, of the country.


  1. Muktinath is a holy place for all the devotees.
  2. Muktinath is a pilgrimage centre for Buddhists and Hindus.
  3. Muktinath is a site for pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. (Web site)
  4. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists alike, and the area includes a Buddhist gompa and a Hindu temple.
  5. Muktinath is one of the five most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus.


  1. Namagiri was Srinivasa Ramanujan 's family goddess.
  2. Namagiri was the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan 's family goddess.
  3. Namagiri was thee mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan 's family goddess.
  4. The name "Namagiri" translated from Sanskrit into Tamil sounds like "Namakkal".


  1. Parvati is a representation of Devi the great goddess. (Web site)
  2. Parvati is also the mother of Janet.
  3. Parvati is also the mother of the beloved deity, Ganesh, the potbellied god with the head of an elephant and Kartekeya, the god of war. (Web site)
  4. Parvati is the Sakti of Lord Siva who bestows Jnana and Mukti on men. (Web site)
  5. Parvati is the benevolent aspect of Shakti, the Hindu supreme goddess ( see Shaktism).


  1. Pradyumna is a character in Hindu mythology. (Web site)
  2. Pradyumna is the creator; Aniruddha is the protector; Sankarsana is the destroyer; and Vasudeva is the supervising and the controlling authority. (Web site)
  3. Pradyumna is the incarnation of god of love, KAma. (Web site)
  4. Pradyumna was later killed in a drunken brawl in his father's court at Dwaraka. (Web site)


  1. Purusha is the witness-subject. (Web site)
  2. Purusha: One who abides in the body or pura.
  3. The Purusha is like a crystal without any colour. (Web site)
  4. The Purusha is the center of consciousness, whereas the Prakriti is the source of all material existence. (Web site)
  5. The Purusha is the witness of the Gunas. (Web site)


  1. Puja is a ritual welcoming of a holy person or deity, to whom all precious substances and comforts are offered.
  2. Puja is a word in Sanskrit language. (Web site)
  3. Puja is a yoga, or link, between this and inner worlds.
  4. Puja is the act of showing reverence to a god, a spirit, or another aspect of the divine through invocations, prayers, songs, and rituals.
  5. The meaning of puja: The word "puja" consists of two letters, "pa" and "ja".


  1. Rudra is an early form of Shiva and a name of Shiva in the Shiva sahasranama.
  2. Rudra is also a lord of the animals, with the ability to spread disease or vitality among them as well.
  3. Rudra is one of the Trimurti (i.e "trinity"). (Web site)
  4. Rudra is the destructive aspect of the Lord. (Web site)
  5. Rudra is the destructive power of Shiva, of the Spirit. (Web site)


  1. Savitri is the god of the day long sun.
  2. Savitri is a model for all devoted wives to follow.
  3. Savitri was a princess, born by the blessing of the sun god to King Ashwapati.
  4. Savitri was eventually arrested by the occupation -authorities- in February 1949. (Web site)
  5. Savitri was the daughter of Asvapati, king of Madra tribe).


  1. Svadhyaya is a deliberate study, with attention to the meaning, of what one is studying, so that one is actually absorbed in what is being studied. (Web site)
  2. Svadhyaya is a very efficacious and unfailing means of removing the three obstacles, i.e., ego, love and hate. (Web site)
  3. Svadhyaya is the key that opens an access into the vast treasure-house of sublime, elevating and life-transforming spiritual knowledge. (Web site)
  4. Svadhyaya is the study of sacred literature as also repetition of sacred mantras and prayers. (Web site)


  1. THE TANTRAS: The word tantra is derived from the root "tan" means to spread and the suffix "tra" to save.
  2. Tantras are based in practice. (Web site)
  3. Tantras are manuals of religious practice.
  4. Tantras were revealed wisdom; worship of Mother Goddess was in practice long before the advent of Krishna. (Web site)
  5. The Tantras are Agama texts devoted to worship of Devi. (Web site)

Vedanta Society

  1. In the private spiritual lives of most members of the Vedanta Society, Kali remains peripheral. (Web site)
  2. One year later, Vivekananda founded the Vedanta society in New York.


  1. VAYU : the god of the wind. (Web site)
  2. Vayu is a described in the Rigveda as a beautiful god, ideally the first partaker of soma juice which he seems to be especially fond of. (Web site)
  3. Vayu is also one of the five elements (panchamahabhoota), which are earth (prthivi), water (aap), fire (agni), air (vayu), and space (akasha).
  4. Vayu is the calf. (Web site)
  5. Vayu is the god of the winds, sometimes gentle and life-giving, sometimes terrible and fierce.


  1. Vasuki is a naga, or one of the serpents of Hindu mythology. (Web site)
  2. Vasuki was upset during the process of this churning, and vomited up a poison which became human karma.
  3. Vasuki was wound round Mandara. (Web site)
  4. Vasuki: The king of the serpents.


  1. Adipurana deals with the ten lives of the first tirthankara, known as Vrishabhanatha.
  2. Vikramarjuna Vijaya and Adipurana are, in some respects, comparable to Milton's Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. (Web site)
  3. It is this dynasty that patronized Pampa, the great poet and author of Adipurana. (Web site)


  1. Agnihotra is a gift to humanity from the ancient Vedic traditions to the present age. (Web site)
  2. The Agnihotra is the beginning of the sacrifice, these Vyahrtis are the Brahman; verily at the beginning of the sacrifice he makes the Brahman . (Web site)


  1. The gods said to Prajapati, 'Cause sacrifice to be made to us with a thousand.' He caused sacrifice to be made by the Vasus with the Agnistoma. (Web site)
  2. By means of the Agnistoma Prajapati created off spring; by means of the Agnistoma he grasped them.
  3. The Hotr is a Bhargava; the Saman of the Brahman is the Çrayantiya; the Agnistoma Saman is the Varavantiya. (Web site)


  1. He is equated with the wind god V--yu, Anila being understood as the name normally used for V--yu when numbered among the Vasus. (Web site)
  2. Agni is the son of Anila i.e.wind. (Web site)
  3. And the wife of Anila is Siva, and Siva's son were Manojava and Avijnataagati. (Web site)


  1. In Hinduism, Aranyani is a goddess of the forests and the animals that dwell within it.
  2. A Rigveda hymn is addressed to the forest nymph Aranyani. (Web site)


  1. To read more information about them and their Sacred Site focal points please see Asvin Diancecht and Asvin Nuada.
  2. One of the most important festivals in North India is Durga Pooja, which is celebrated in the autumn during the month of Asvin. (Web site)
  3. The bridesmen were the Asvin Pair Agni was leader of the train.


  1. There are 27 Nakshatram starting from Aswini and ending with Revati. (Web site)
  2. The science of poisons or Visha Sastra is said to have been exhaustively written about by Aswini Kumaras.


  1. The Atharvan was a special kind of priest involved with Soma and fire rituals.


  1. And, O king, it is said that the sons of Atri are numerous. (Web site)
  2. When by your great deeds, Atyins, Chiefs, Atri is brought to us again. (Web site)
  3. Thus Saraswathi, Lakshmi and Parvati assumed the form of ordinary women, appeared before Atri and asked for their own husbands as alms. (Web site)


  1. Babulnath is a temple dedicated to Lord Siva. (Web site)
  2. Babulnath is an ancient Shiva temple in Mumbai, India.
  3. Recently it has come to known as Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Road with Nariman Point on one end to Babulnath, at the foot of Walkeshwar on the other.

Badi Mata

  1. In Hinduism, Badi Mata is one of the mahavidyas.
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