Shiva as Tripurantaka

November 27, 2017

Shiva as Tripurantaka

The meaning of Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita is also known as Gitopanisad. It is the essence of Vedic knowledge and one of the most important Upanishads in Vedic literature. Of course, there are many commentaries in English on the Bhagavad-gita, and one may question the necessity for another one. This present edition can be explained in the following

Introductory Stotras and their meanings from Bhagavad Gita

The spirit of Bhagavad-gita is mentioned in Bhagavad-gita itself. Here are the Stotras given in Bhagavad Gita as an introduction to Gita adhyayas. Stotra: om ajnana-timirandhasya jnananjana-salakaya caksur unmilitam yena tasmai sri-gurave namah sri-caitanya-mano-‘bhistam sthapitam yena bhu-tale svayam rupah kada mahyam dadati sva-padantikam Meaning: I offer my respectful obeisances unto

Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad-gita is the best known and the most frequently translated of Vedic religious texts. In our upcoming series, we are going to introduce you to the essence of Bhagavad Gita through its purpose. The most important motive and religious purpose behind it will be explained. Bhagavad

Stotras of Devi Tulasi

All scriptures stress the importance of getting the mercy of Tulasi Devi in the form of Stotras and performed the marriage ceremony of Krishna and Vrinda Devi. Sanskrit: जगद्धात्रि नमस्तुभ्यं विष्णोश्च प्रियवल्लभे । यतो ब्रह्मादयो देवाः सृष्टिस्थित्यन्तकारिणः ॥१॥ Translation: Jagad-Dhaatri Namas-Tubhyam Vissnnosh-Ca Priya-Vallabhe | Yato Brahmaa-[Aa]dayo Devaah Srsstti-Sthity-Anta-Kaarinnah ||1|| Meaning: 1.1: (Salutations to Devi Tulasi) I bow down to You, O Jagaddhatri (the

Shloka on Sri Rama

Collection of the most powerful and important Lord Rama Shloka.Chanting of this shloka strikes a chord with Lord Rama and chanting of it regularly is important. Sanskrit: माता रामो मत्पिता रामचन्द्रः । स्वामी रामो मत्सखा रामचन्द्रः ॥ सर्वस्वं मे रामचन्द्रो दयालु । नान्यं जाने नैव जाने न जाने ॥ Translation: Maataa Raamo Mat-Pitaa Raamacandrah | Svaamii Raamo Mat-Sakhaa Raamacandrah || Sarvasvam Me Raamacandro Dayaalu | Na-Anyam Jaane Nai[a-E]va Jaane

Sri Ramakrishna Stotra

Ramakrishna and his chief disciple Swami Vivekananda are regarded as two of the key figures in the Bengal Renaissance of the 19th century. His Stotra are recited in the form of meditation. Sanskrit: अथ प्रणामः ॥ Translation: Atha Prannaamah || Meaning: Now we salute the Gods and Saints. Sanskrit: ॐ स्थापकाय च धर्मस्य सर्वधर्मस्वरूपिणे । अवतारवरिष्ठाय रामकृष्णाय ते नमः ॥

Shloka on Devi Saraswati

Saraswati Shloka is addressed to the Goddess, who symbolizes all forms of knowledge, including the knowledge of the performing arts. Knowledge is a fundamental pursuit of human life, and a life of study and learning provides nourishment and discipline to the human intellect.   Sanskrit:

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