What Happens If We Pronounce The Mantras Wrongly ? Mantras are of two kinds and they are “Veda Mantras” and “Other Mantras”. When we chant the Veda Mantras, we should chant them with proper “swarams” also known as syllable like : • Swaritham – High Syllable • Udhatham – Medium Syllable • Anudhatham – Low Syllable and with proper pronunciations. Only when we chant the mantras with proper syllables and pronounce them correctly, we can get the benefit of chanting the particular mantra. “Swarams” may not be necessary for most mantras. However, the correct pronunciations is extremely important because, when… Continue Reading What Happens If We Pronounce The Mantras Wrongly ?
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Should We Get Initiation Of The Mantra Through A Guru ? It is very important that we get our mantras from a learned vedic scholar known as guru or acharya. Only the Acharya guides us to have the proper chanting and will rectify the mistakes that we make while chanting the mantras. A guru will also guides us along the right path and the right mantra according to our needs. Moreover, the guru also absorbs the sins and prays for the well beings of his disciples known as sishya. However, nowadays it is extremely difficult to find the… Continue Reading Should We Get Initiation Of The Mantra Through A Guru ?
Must We Do Annual Shraddha Even After Visiting Banaras and Performing Gaya Shraddha ? A lot of people say that after visiting Banaras (Varanasi) and performing Gaya (alternate spelling : Gaia) Shraddha, we do not need to do the shraddha for our forefathers every year. This is not at all correct. Gaya Shraddha is in no way connected to the annual shraddha. We should never fail to do the annual shraddha for any reason. By failing to do annual shraddha for our pithrus, no amount of worship like pooja, homa, or japa will bring any good to… Continue Reading Must We Do Annual Shraddha ?
What Is Mahalaya Paksha ? Every year, in the month of Bhadrapada the period of Krishna Paksha (moon waning period) is called the Mahalaya Paksha. During this period of 15 days, the shastras say that all our departed family members such as father, mother, grandfathers, grandmothers, great-grandfathers, great-grandmothers, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties, granduncles, grandaunts, et cetera will visit their kith and kin. Therefore, we must satisfy them without fail. That is why we perform the Shraddha during the Mahalaya Paksha by one of the following methods : Paarvanam – with complete prayers, homa, food and drinks –… Continue Reading What Is Mahalaya Paksha ?
Should The Mahalaya Paksha Tarpana Be Done For 16 Days ? While it is true that the Mahalaya Paksha is the Krishna Paksha which extends for 15 days from the day after the Full Moon (Purnima / Pournami) which is Prathama in the month of Bhadrapada to the New Moon (Amavasya / Amavasai), the day following the Mahalaya Amavasya, which is the Prathama, also belongs to the Mahalaya Paksham. Aha : Shodasakam Yathu Shukla Prathipada Saha Chandrakshaya Visesena Sapi Darsatmika Smrita And that is, in the view of sage Devala, on the day after the Mahalaya Paksha, the… Continue Reading Should The Mahalaya Paksha Tarpana Be Done For 16 Days ?
Can All The Brothers Perform Mahalaya Paksha Prayers Together ? During the Mahalaya Paksha, all the brothers can definitely join together and perform the “hiranya shraddha” in the same house. However, it is always better if each one of them does it separately in their house. This is because, among the pitrus invoked during the Mahalaya Paksha, though father (if he has passed away), grandparents and great-grandparents are the same people for all the brothers, but, the “karunika pitrus” will be different for each person. For example, “karunika pitrus” can be father-in-law, mother-in-law, wife, daughter, guru, Acharya, master,… Continue Reading Can All The Brothers Perform Mahalaya Paksha Prayers Together ?
Which is the best day to do Mahalayam for ancestors during the Mahalaya Paksha ? According to the scriptures, during all the 16 days of the Mahalaya Paksha, our departed ancestors will come down to the Earth and will stay here with us ; therefore, each person should perform the “shraddha” or “tarpanam” for them and make them happy. In this way, those who wish to do “shraddha” or “tarpanam” on a daily basis for all the 16 days of Mahalaya Paksha can certainly do it. But, the “smritis” frighten us by saying that those whom are unable to do… Continue Reading Best Day To Perform Mahalayam During Mahalaya Paksha
Why Medicinal Plants Should Be Planted In Your Garden ? The older generation insisted on growing a collection of medicinal plants in the garden (in every house). They served the purpose of first aid for common diseases. However, as bottled medicines spread, man no longer cared about medicinal plants and neither did he planted them in his home’s garden. Flowers and leaves used in prayers (poojas) are of medicinal values. These are in fact, ingredients of Ayurvedics medicines. Some of them are treated as panacea for certain diseases in indigenous medicines. A flower by the name Coronoaria… Continue Reading Planting Medicinal Plants In The Garden
Why Is Turmeric Important In Indian Cooking ? Ancient time onwards, the Indians gave much importance to turmeric in cooking. It was an essential ingredient in every recipe. But today, for lack of proper realization, the current generations ignores its true value. Turmeric is not merely a natural colouring agent. Ayurveda reveals that if you prepare a paste of turmeric and consume it regularly, it leaves your body in high spirits. If turmeric is added to your food, it cures you of all kinds of skin diseases and urinary diseases as well as kills germs in the intestines. Sometimes,… Continue Reading Importance Of Turmeric In Indian Cooking
Is Vegetarian Food A Sattvic Food ? Our sages have long since directed s to live in harmony with the nature. They envisaged an environmental balance and a life style, essential for the survival of all living beings. It is vegetarian food that inculcates in a person, the noble thoughts and enlivens his mind and body. Practitioners of Naturopathy claim that vegetarians can enjoy health and longevity. Indian philosophers are of the opinion that human body is like a temple which should be constructed and maintained using vegetables, fruits, dairy products, grains, and pulses. Vegetables contain fat that gives… Continue Reading Is Vegetarian Food Considered A Sattvic Food ?
Garuda Gayatri Mantra Gayatri Mantra of Lord Garuda The Garuda Gayatri Mantra (Shri Garudar Gayatri Mantra) can be chanted to seek the blessings of Lord Garuda – the vahana (vehicle) of Lord Vishnu. The Garuda (brahminy kite or eagle) is also the emblem on the flag of Lord Vishnu. Benefits Of Chanting Garuda Gayatri Mantra : The Garuda Gayatri Mantra is said to be the remedial mantra for fear of snakes and poisonous reptiles. Chanting this mantra religiously will also help to remove viral fever and neutralizes poisonous bites. Apart from that, Garuda Gayatri Mantra can also… Continue Reading Garuda Gayatri Mantra
Auspicious Dates For August 2016 Important Muhurta For August 2016 Please find below the auspicious dates for August 2016 (important muhurta timings) : a) Auspicious Dates For Grihapravesha (Muhurta For Grihapravesha) Date Day From (hours) To (hours) Nakshatra Thithi Amrutandi Yoga 4th August 2016 Thursday 5.00 a.m. 6.30 a.m. Makha Dwithiya Amirtha Yoga 7th August 2016 Sunday 5.00 a.m. 6.00 a.m. U. Phalguni Panchami Amirtha Yoga 8th August 2016 Monday 5.00 a.m. 6.00 a.m. Hastha Shasthi Siddha Yoga 10th August 2016 Wednesday 5.00 a.m. 6.00 a.m. Swathi Sapthami Siddha Yoga 14th August 2016 Sunday 5.00 a.m. 5.45 a.m. Moola… Continue Reading Auspicious Dates For August 2016
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Meena Rasi August 2016 (Pisces) August Horoscope Predictions For Meena Rasi (Pisces) – Personal Nakshatra : Poorva Bhadrapada 4th Pada, Uttara Bhadrapada, Revathi This is the August horoscope predictions for Meena Rasi ( Pisces ). For the month of August 2016 for Meena Rasi ( Pisces ) natives income comes from many sources. Your earlier investments will give positive returns. You will get high standard of living in many ways, thanks to improvement in financial situation.. You will live a king, with many servants and attendants. You will buy new clothing, fashion accessories, and jewelries. You are… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Meena Rasi (Pisces)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Kumbha Rasi August 2016 (Aquarius) August Horoscope Predictions For Kumbha Rasi (Aquarius) – Personal Nakshatra : Dhanishta 3rd and 4th Pada, Satabisha, Poorva Bhadrapada This is the August horoscope predictions for Kumbha Rasi ( Aquarius ). For the month of August, 2016, Kumbha Rasi ( Aquarius ) natives’s financial status will be on the incline with gains from your wife. Some of you will spend on acquiring expensive vehicles. You will also gain from partnership. Business with fiends will also flourish. A number of you will gain income through money lending. Kumbha Rasi ( Aquarius… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Kumbha Rasi (Aquarius)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Makara Rasi August 2016 (Capricorn) August Horoscope Predictions For Makara Rasi (Capricorn) – Personal Nakshatra : Uttarashada 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Pada, Shravana, Dhanishta 1st and 2nd Pada This is the August horoscope predictions for Makara Rasi ( Capricorn ). August 2016 is a month where money will flow to you from many sources. Financial status will improve. You will spend on clothing, fashion accessories, gadgets, and jewelry. Some of you will invest in property too. You will also get good income from agriculture. In August 2016, Makara Rasi ( Capricorn ) natives health will… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Makara Rasi (Capricorn)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Dhanus Rasi August 2016 ( Sagittarius ) August Horoscope Predictions For Dhanus Rasi ( Sagittarius ) – Personal Nakshatra : Moola, Poorvashada, Uttarashada 1st Pada This is the August horoscope predictions for Dhanus Rasi ( Sagittarius ). Inflow of money will be on the decline. You are advised to be prudent in your spending habits. In August, 2016 Dhanus Rasi ( Sagittarius ) natives, this is a very challenging period for your finances. Your savings could be spent on unnecessary expenses, which will accrue this month. You will gain income through commission, brokerage and referral fees. … Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Dhanus Rasi (Sagittarius)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Vrischika Rasi August 2016 (Scorpio) August Horoscope Predictions For Vrischika Rasi (Scorpio) – Personal Nakshatra : Visakha 4th Pada, Anuradha, Jyestha This is the August horoscope predictions for Vrischika Rasi ( Scorpio ). For the month of August, 2016, Vrischika Rasi ( Scorpio ) natives, your investments will fetch you very good gains. You may get money, even from your enemies. You may encounter unexpected expenses due to various reasons. Your expenses will force you to liquidate some of your investments. Health wise, Vrischika Rasi ( Scorpio ) natives need to take a regular health… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Vrischika Rasi (Scorpio)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Thula Rasi August 2016 (Libra) August Horoscope Predictions For Thula Rasi (Libra) – Personal Nakshatra : Chitra 3rd and 4th Pada, Swathi, Visakha This is the August horoscope predictions for Thula Rasi ( Libra ). For the month of August, 2016, Thula Rasi ( Libra ) natives would get money, even more than anticipated from many sources. Finances will reach their zenith point, as you enjoy comforts, luxuries, peace and abundance of wealth in August 2016. You will have all good things in life, thanks to your financial position. In case you have debts, this is the… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Thula Rasi (Libra)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Kanya Rasi August 2016 (Virgo) August Horoscope Predictions For Kanya Rasi (Virgo) – Personal Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Pada, Hastha, Chitra 1st and 2nd Pada This is the August horoscope predictions for Kanya Rasi. For the month of August, 2016, Kanya Rasi ( Virgo ) natives would get income from many sources and will be sympathetic towards others. You will become charitable. There will be unwanted expenditure and expenses will be incurred on auspicious celebrations at home. Though you may be rich, money will not be readily available during necessary times. Please safeguard… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Kanya Rasi (Virgo)
Monthly Horoscope Predictions Simha Rasi August 2016 (Leo) August Horoscope Predictions For Simha Rasi ( Leo ) – Personal Nakshatra : Magha, Purvaphalguni, Uttara Phalguni 1st Pada This is August horoscope predictions for Simha Rasi ( Leo ). In August, 2016, finances will be disorganized for Simha Rasi ( Leo ) natives. Avoid getting bogged down by minor issues and focus on the ones that are important. Avoid extravagance or risky financial schemes. It is time to re-negotiate some old deals. Talks and discussions with business advisors will be beneficial for you. This August, Simha Rasi natives are advised to… Continue Reading August Horoscope Predictions For Simha Rasi (Leo)