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Bhai Dooj – Hindu Festival

Bhai Dooj

Diwali, the vibrant festival of lights, brings with it a chance to revive relationships. The fifth day of the five-day festival is especially dedicated to honor the unique bond between brother and sister. Known as Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj, it falls on the second day after Diwali, that is, on ‘Shukla Paksha Dwitiya’ in the Hindi month of ‘Kartik’. Thus, Bhayya Dooj is the …

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Awareness – Lord Buddha Poem in English

Awareness - Lord Buddha

Awareness is the path of immortality; thoughtlessness is the path of death. Those who are aware do not die. The thoughtless are as if dead already. The wise having clearly understood this, delight in awareness and find joy in the knowledge of the noble ones. These wise ones, meditative, persevering, always using strong effort, attain nirvana, the supreme peace and …

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To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus – Sarojini Naidu English Poetry

To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus - Sarojini Naidu English Poetry

Lord Buddha, on thy Lotus-throne, With praying eyes and hands elate, What mystic rapture dost thou own, Immutable and ultimate? What peace, unravished of our ken, Annihilate from the world of men? The wind of change for ever blows Across the tumult of our way, To-morrow’s unborn griefs depose The sorrows of our yesterday. Dream yields to dream, strife follows …

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बुद्धा – बौद्ध धर्म के प्रचारक Buddhist Preacher

बुद्धा - बौद्ध धर्म के प्रचारक

बुद्ध अर्थात परमेश्वर ने मानव रूप धारण कर पृथ्वी पर जन्म लिया। अपने जीवन में अथक प्रयास से जो प्राप्त किया, वह बौद्ध धर्म था। बुद्ध और बौद्ध धर्म के बारे में विचारकों के अलग-अलग मत रहे हैं, लेकिन सभी ने बुद्ध को महान पथ प्रदर्शक माना है। वह मानव कल्याण की भावनाओं को अभिव्यक्त करते रहे। उन्होंने अंतिम कथन …

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Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti

Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti

Sri Ramanuja Acharya Jayanti or Ramanuja Jayanti as it is commonly known is celebrated as a mark of respect to the South Indian philosopher Ramanuja Acharya. It was Ramanuja who advocated that worship of Lord Vishnu is the best and the viable method of attaining Moksha or salvation. Tamil calender is consulted every year to decide on the exact date …

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Lord Mahavir Sayings in English

Lord Mahavir Sayings in English

Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last Jain Tirthankara (Teaching God). Mahavira is often called the founder of Jainism, but this was not the case because the Jain tradition recognizes his predecessors. Mahavira was born into a royal family in what is now Bihar, India, in either 599 BC or 480 BC. At the age of 30, …

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What is Significance of Baisakhi?

What is Significance of Baisakhi?

Vibrant Festival of Baisakhi is considered to be an extremely important festival in India for number of reasons. Apart from being important for the farmers as a harvest festival, the festival is of prime importance in Sikhism as a foundation day of Khalsa Panth. Besides, auspicious Baisakhi day is of importance for astrological reasons too! Astrological Significance of Baisakhi The …

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Bottle ‘bobble’ which purifies water as you drink

Bottle 'bobble' which purifies water as you drink

Aimed at helping the common man protect himself from pollution and saving the environment, environmental consumer products company Nirvana Being has launched a bottle which filters water as you drink. Priced at Rs.950, the 550 ml bottle bobble uses active carbon filter to purify water and make it tastier. “Municipal tap water is fit for drinking but most of us …

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What do we worship at Diwali festival?

What do we worship at Diwali festival?

Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which occurs on the fifteenth day of Kartika. Diwali when translated means “rows of lighted lamps” and the occasion is also referred to as the “Festival of Lights”. During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Lamps, lights and candles are …

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Basic Buddhism Quiz

Basic Buddhism Quiz

Basic Buddhism Quiz – From Hegel to Nietzsche to Alan Watts, the West has always presumed to know what Buddhism is all about. See if you can distinguish the truth from the falsehood.

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