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Seetha performed Sandhya Vandanam in Ramayana
Women of Vedic and earlier period performed rituals like Sandhya Vandanam, wrote vedic hymns and other scriptures. Valmiki Ramayana has proof that Seetha used to perform daily ritual called ‘Sandhya Vandanam‘. Sundara Kanda of Ramayana describes Hanuman entering …

Spiriton, Nature of Human Consciousness
Modern science claims that human consciousness is the product of highly organized matter, or brain. However, this assertion is debatable. Infact a highly organized matter itself requires a conscious approach or an intelligent manipulation of matter. Therefore, this definition refutes …

Hastinapura, City of Wisdom in Argentina
Hastinapura, City of Wisdom (ciudad de la sabiduria) in Argentina has temples of Ganesha, Krishna, Surya, Narayana, Siva and Pandavas. Argentines learn philosophy, read in the library, practise yoga, meditation and sing Bhajans. Hastinapura is spread over 12 acres with …

SoHam Mantra, to expand Consciousness
Soham (सो ऽहम् so-ham) means “I am He/That” in Sanskrit and is used as a mantra to identify/connect oneself with the universe or ultimate reality. Combination of so-haṃ haṃsaḥ has also been interpreted as “I myself am …

Mathematics of Atoms (Paramanu) in Rudram Chamakam
The 11th Anuvaka of Sri Rudram Chamakam (चमकम्) describes complex mathematics behind formation of different molecules by combination different number of atoms. Chamakam is a sanskrit hymn dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of Lord Siva), taken from the Yajurveda (Taittariya …

Multiple Gods in Hinduism, Polytheism or Monotheism ?
Common notion about Hinduism is that there are multiple gods and infact there can be millions of them. But in reality, there is only ONE god and rest are not gods but dieties (devas or demi-gods). The word Deva means, …

Dreams and Sleep explained in Prasnopanishad
Prasna Upanishad consists of six questions (prasnas) and their answers. It is also associated with the Atharva Veda Six students (Sukesha, Satyakama, Sauryayanee, Bhargava, Kabandhi) interested in knowing divinity or Brahman come to sage Pippalada and request him to clarify …