9 places in the world where you can notice the stamp of India and feel proud

# Angkor Wat, Combodia Considered to be the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat was a Hindu, later a Buddhist temple complex in Cambodia. It is of national importance and appears on the national flag of the country and is considered as the prime tourist attraction of the country.   # Neuve-Chapelle Indian […]

7 things about India that sound strange to foreigners

A nurse is called a ‘sister’ In India, a medical nurse is called ‘sister’. Yes, the English word ‘sister’ is used to address the nurses in hospitals and medical centers. Anti-chair yoga posture The Indian posture for defecating is a difficult one. However, it’s similar to an anti-chair yoga posture that is used to avoid […]

Difference between Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha

According to Hindu Panchang, every month has two Paksha of 15 days each. And hence first 15 days of every month (Paksha) are called Krishna Paksha and the following 15 days of the same month are called Shukla Paksha. The fifteenth day of Shukla Paksh is called Purnima or Punam. हिन्दू-पाञ्चाङ्ग हर माह के 15-15 […]

Become Hero/Heroine by developing qualities inherent in them

नायक (Hero) / नायिका (Heroine) बनना हो तो निम्नलिखित गुणों (Qualities) को धारन करने का प्रयास करना चाहीए। विनम्रता (Humbleness) माधुर्य (Sweetness) त्यागशीलता (Selflessness) दक्षता (Versatility) मृदुभाषिता (Sweet speaking) वाक्पटुता (Talking Expertise) कुलीनता (Nobility) स्थिरता (Steady) तेजस्विता (Brilliancy) कलामर्मज्ञता (Virtuosity)

Mechanics of Time

Favourable Unfavourable–अनुकूल प्रतीकूल वि़ज्ञानक दृष्टि का प्राणी प्रतीकूल को भी अनुकूल में बदल लेने में सक्षम होता है। One word, able is common in both the situations. An angry man changes favourable into unfavourable whereas a sagacious man of mechanics changes unfavourable into favourable one.

Power of defence emanated

At one time when Draupadi found that all forces of self-defence, family power, social order and the collective government failed her and could not defend her, she dissolved me with Him. Until she felt me, she was a statue of sorrow, pain, agony and when she subjugated her to Him, she felt emanated. Her State […]

Social Security Bond: Yagyopveet Sanskar (यज्ञोपवीत संस्कार)

Social Security Bond: Yagyopveet Sanskar (यज्ञोपवीत संस्कार) ਜਨੇਊ ਪਹਿਨਣਾ जन्म के दो रूप हैंः जन्मना जायते शूद्रः संस्काराद् दवि्ज उच्यते। शरीर-जन्म (Birth of animal body) की वृत्ति जीव-जन्तुओं जैसी ही होती है। यह शरीर माता-पिता से मिलता है। मनुष्य जन्म (Entry into social man) में प्रवेश करने के लिय आदर्शवादी प्रतिज्ञा धारन करना आवश्यक है। इसी […]

Eight fold Yoga

Yoga is not merely physical exercise highly sounded by practitioners but eightfold (अष्टाङ्ग योग) exercise for harmonious development of the body, mind and soul. It is essentially a process of cleansing and maintaining the body and disciplining the mind and spirit. It has a curative effect on the whole body. Yama (यम) (Abstinence):- moral conduct […]

Remain healthy by following these practices

Make habit of early rising before sunrise. सूर्योदय से पूर्व उठने की आदत बना लें। Cleans your morning bowls and do take regular yoga exercises for 15 minutes daily. प्रातः शौचादि से निवृत्त होकर, 15 मिनट का योगभ्यास अवश्य करें। Left nostril while drinking water and right nostril while taking meals, should remain working. जल […]

Air and the human body

Air:- A mixture of gases. Blowing:- Flow of air in the cavity of mouth and outer atmosphere, without any exchange of gases. Respiring:- Automatic process of inhale and exhale in lungs with exchange of gases in the pulmonary cavity. And Taking respiration:- It is a threefold process: Consciously inhaling Retaining Exhaling प्राणवायुः- शरीर में प्रयाण […]

Divorce Deleted

Divorce is a social disease inherent in the mindsets of many individuals. Marriage actually differs from Vivah in many aspects. Marriage is simply an agreement whereas Vivah is an oath. Marriage is simply union of bodies whereas Vivah is union of body and soul too. We should celebrate marriage/ Vivah anniversary by listening what pandit/priest […]

Ramayan Download

Here are some links that will help you to download Ramayan in Hindi PDF format. You should note that Ramayan is written in Sanskrit by Adi kavi Valmiki; while Saint Tulsidas wrote it in Avadhi language. I will try to provide the downloadable links for both of them and other versions of Ramayan too. Valmiki […]

10 weird things I have done in my life

Saw a ghost in my childhood. It was not a fantasy. Can remember every detail of that incident Resigned from my job 3 times without any prospective offer in hand Did not wear a jean and took a soft-drink for 3 consecutive years Never bought a book while doing my engineering degree– that means 4 […]

The big man with a big heart

I was traveling in the A/C chair car from Delhi to Nabha when this incident happened. I was asked by a family if I would replace the seat with theirs in another row so that they could sit together, to which I readily agreed. The new seat gave me a company of an interesting fellow. […]

How to calculate your age on any given day

So, you want to calculate your age up to today in terms of years, months and days? Well, it’s quite easy and involves a simple Mathematical operation of subtraction. We will take an example to illustrate the method: My date of birth is: 26-11-1982 (26th of 11th month of year 1982) I want to calculate […]

What quality brother Bharata showed?

While undergoing various vicissitudes of the life, a person comes across various experiences that throw the mind in elation, and at the same time rob it from even a inch of peace. The mind is often thrown to the fields where the sprouts of Vairagya (detachment) grow aplenty. However, these sprouts of detachment are often […]

Habit of fearlessness

Fearlessness and freedom is gained from confidence and belief. Again, unconditional love and righteousness are attained from the self-confidence itself. A person, who knows the fundamental truth and has a firm belief in the concept of same-self energizing every single aspect of this universe, is able to attain unconditional love towards all and everything that […]

Habit of sustaining the blows

Sustaining the Blows Sustaining the blows is very tough, indeed. Oftentimes, we fall from the tree, unripe due to lack of this habit only. Our limit is often reached too early and we tend to give up quite early. The main reason for giving up too early is unexpectedness of the events that could happen […]

Habit of Righteousness

Righteousness is not a singular term in its meaning—the powerful and weight-carrying word ‘Dharma’ has one of its meanings in this word. ‘Dharma’ has two meanings in local languages—duty and righteousness. So while discussing this word righteousness, we should give careful attention to the importance that it carries. धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः (Dharmo Rakhśti Rakhśitaḥ) Righteousness […]

Habit of Admittance of Errors

Admittance of one’s errors is one of the foremost among virtues that can help a genuine spiritual aspirant to rise above the demonic qualities that are always in hunt for a susceptible human. Once anybody admits that he/she might be following a prohibited alley, the turn to the allowed and proposed path automatically comes in […]

Habit of Self-sacrifice

Self-sacrifice Self-sacrifice is what we often talk about but do not understand its real meaning. Though it is obvious that we according to our limited wisdom portray it accordingly, yet according to Swāmi, sacrifice is the salt of life! How many of us want to eat the food without salt and no wonder that we […]

Habit of Intensity

Intensity, as Swāmi says, is needed to attain God. It is the intensity of our prayers, our devotion, our yearning that melts the heart of the Lord and forces Him, or so to say, to reveal His beautiful form to the devotee. Swāmi has often mentioned that the prayers of devotees should be intense in […]