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Buddhism Glossary Quiz: Basic Buddhist terms

Buddhism Glossary Quiz

Buddhism Glossary Quiz: Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, was born into a royal family in present-day Nepal over 2500 years ago. He lived a life of privilege and luxury until one day he left the royal enclosure and encountered for the first time, an old man, a sick man, and a corpse. Disturbed by this he became a monk before adopting …

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Buddha Jayanti Quotes in English

Buddha Jayanti Quotes in English

Buddha Jayanti Quotes in English: Many Buddhists visit temples on Vesak to listen to monks give talks and recite ancient verses. Devout Buddhists may spend all day in one or more temples. Some temples display a small statue of Buddha as a baby. The statue is placed in a basin filled with water and decorated with flowers. Visitors to the temple pour …

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Menaka’s Choice – Kavita Kane

Menaka's Choice - Kavita Kane

Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 290 Price: Rs. 295 Forever young and beguilingly beautiful, capable of swaying gods, men and demons alike from their resolve, they are the Hindu pantheon’s most alluring and mysterious characters, but have never got their due, appearing only in cameo roles (though significant and catalytic) or in old legends recounted afresh. It was high time the …

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Do Sikhs Believe in the Devil or Demons?

Do Sikhs Believe in the Devil or Demons?

The Sikh scripture, Guru Granth Sahib, makes references to demons mentioned in Vedic legends primarily for illustrative purposes. There is no belief system in Sikhism which focuses on demons or devils. Sikh teachings center on ego and its effect on the soul. Indulging in unbridled egoism may render a soul subject to demonic influences and the realms of darkness which …

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कालीनाथ महाकालेश्‍वर महादेव मंदिर, परागपुर, कांगड़ा देहरा, हिमाचल प्रदेश

कालीनाथ महाकालेश्‍वर महादेव मंदिर, परागपुर, कांगड़ा देहरा, हिमाचल प्रदेश

हिमाचल में पड़ने वाले कांगड़ा देहरा के परागपुर गांव में अवस्थित श्री कालीनाथ महाकालेश्‍वर महादेव मंदिर ब्यास नदी के तट पर है। यहां पर स्‍थापित शिवलिंग भी अपने आप में अद्वितीय है। मान्यता है कि इस शिवलिंग में महाकाली और भगवान शिव दोनों का वास है। इसके समीप ही श्मशानघाट है जहां पर हिंदू धर्म के लोग अपने प्रियजनों का …

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दरिद्र ब्राह्मण

Poor Brahmin

बहुत वर्ष पहले एक छोटे – से गाँव में एक गरीब, मगर भला ब्राह्मण रहता था। वह देवी का परम भक्त था और नित्य ही दुर्गा का नाम 108 बार लिखे बिना अन्न – जल कुछ भी ग्रहण नही करता था। सम्पन्न परिवारों में शादी – ब्याह या फिर अंतिम संस्कार करवाना ही उसकी जीविका का एकमात्र साधन था। परन्तु रोज …

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Ashtang Ayurveda

Ashtang Ayurveda — Basically people approach Ayurveda when they get tired of trying other means and have no single hope for recovery. Ayurveda is not only of great help to recover from disease it also help for long healthy life and to maintain health, the proper diet knowledge of Rasayana is necessary. So here in our next phase we will …

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