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Hearing Veda Mantras without Understanding the Meaning

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Ever since i am introduced to the vedic dharma,i am interested to hear and tell more about vedas. In a class of an acharya who happen to dedicate his life to spread hindu values, i heard that  he does not suggest us to learn vedas. He ask us only to hear it because it is difficult to learn.Naturally my doubt was "is there any effect for veda mantras when you are just hearing it without understanding the meaning"? My heart says yes and brain says no to the question. I decided to ask around.Mr. Prasad Sreelakshmi believes there is benefit in hearing the mantras but he stopped short of saying how and what. Mr. Syam Sunder P is of the opinion that only after repetition that one get interest to learn the vedas. Mr. Jalandhar Mayashiv Shankhachuda is of the opinion that the Acharya's religion is that atleast people should study his meaning in a grim situation where study of vedas is neglected.Mr. Harija Mohan seems to like Bhagawad Gita a lot.She said that instead of seein

The brighter side of having a business website

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Today even kids are online using 3g mobile handsets and they know to google around for anything they want or wish to have.Big or small, a website is a must for your business.But there are many pitfalls when you try to get your website designed.Hiring an experienced professional or full timer is a preferred since you can't expect engineering students to give you support for future updation of the website.Folks will always choose offer letters from MNCs when you are on a distress call to them. A website is an online avatar of your company.It presents an idea of your brand to the web visitor.It should convey the best and brightest idea of the company to the public.You can showcase your product or service for the world to see on your website.You can live chat with your customers, present your knowledge as frequently asked questions, call customers who commented or used the enquiry form. You are not limited unlike the tv ad space and print media ad space.You can add anything on your

Qualifications and Duties of Brahmana in Malayalam

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Pencil Drawing of Baby Sri Krishna

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Courtesy: Pencil Drawing by Valsala Jaychandran

The Cradle of Civilization is Tibet and not Africa

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Tibet is the first homeland of mankind.It is logical to believe that human civilization arose in a higher ground simply because the water levels were way too high in the ancient times.Tibet or Trivishtapa is the place mentioned as Swarga in the Indian Purana scriptures. Trivistapa was not ruled by kings who crown their progeny.Election was done out of the kings on bhumi or earth (ground nations below the himalayas).In the place where kumbhamela is conducted; Kumbhastha, ceremonies like Indrachayana and prasthana would be conducted. Nothing much is known about them. Swarga is regarded as the place from Kashmir to the north pole.Bhumi or earth nations are locations on the west of Japan (Nippon/Nipunadesham) to Scandinavia (skandanavyam).Pathala is the locations including America ,Makshika, Alaksha, Maya, Caribean regions, Australia till South Pole. Humanity migrated from Tibet to different parts of the world.Different climatic conditions and specialities of the regions resulted

The Origins of Kerala

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There is a popular folklore in Kerala about it's origin. Sage Parasurama was approached by Arya brahmans for a place to live peacefully.He was standing at Gokarna in Karnataka. He threw his axe from there.The axe is believed to be landed at the present Kanyakumari.Ocean then receded and thus a new land is formed. This story is being propagated from books like "Keralolpathi" and "Keralamahathmyam".Some even call Kerala as Parasuramakshetram. As per geologists, Kerala was formed long long time back when water receded as a result of some earthquake or volcanic eruption to the present limits of Arabic Ocean and continous mud, sand deposition by natural forces resulted in this land.Parasurama legend matches with versions of modern scientist in this aspect that the land rose from the ocean.So malayali is living on land once reclaimed from ocean. Some historians argue that the word keralam is derieved from it's older form cheralam.It means this land was a pla

Relationship between Srikrishna and Kamsa

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