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On Prakash Mundhra’s Sacred Moments and Blessingz Diwali Puja Kits

Prakash Mudhra’s Sacred Moments manufactures ‘Blessingz’ Diwali Puja Kits – a designer Puja Kit for corporate clients. The Diwali pjua kit of 2006 had 32 items essential for the Diwali Puja and was packed and labeled in an inspiring style. The kit also had a booklet describing the Puja process. Sacred Moments managed to get sales of close to Rs 34 lakhs in the first year. Prakash started the venture instead of joining the company that he had got placed at SCMHRD (Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development).In the article titled ‘My Entrepreneurship Experience’ in MBA Universe Prakash Mundhra writes …I myself thought that I would not be able to take such a bold decision, but the entrepreneurship instinct got too deep inside and I started feeling: It is now or never… Today when I look back, I can only be proud of my decision. My company ‘Sacred Moments’ manufactures ‘Blessingz’ Diwali Puja Kits, and my products have been appreciated.In business, customer is not the k…

Mata Amritanandamayi Dolls – Amma Dolls

Mata Amritanandamayi Dolls or Amma Dolls are handmade by Mata Amritanandamayi volunteers with sacred items blessed by Amma. The dolls are ornamented with beads and wear a white petticoat and a sari cut from the cloth of one of Amma's own garments.
This spiritual guru doll was a real surprise. There are also Amma dolls that come in the divine moods of particular gods and goddesses from Kali to Krishna to Devi and Radha and Shiva.The price ranges from $45 to $250 on the online store and the money goes to fund charities.

Samskrita Bharati – Taking Sanskrit to the Masses

Samskrita Bharati, headquartered in New Delhi, is a private organization involved in reviving Sanskrit in India and around the world. It is a movement for self-development and social change through Samskritam. Started in 1981, this volunteer based group through its natural and effective listen-speak-read-write technique has taken Sanskrit to the masses. The US chapter of Samskrita Bharati has its head quarters in San Jose, CA. The international center of Samskrita Bharati is located at Bangalore. There are numerous state units spread across India and United States supported by 250 full-time volunteers and 5,000 part-time teachers in the United States and India.Samskrita Bharati also provides opportunity to learn Sanskrit through correspondence in India and around the world.

Quotes on Lord Shiva – Manikkavacakar

Look here, don’t leave me!
If you leave me,
I’ll insult you saying,
“O Madman who wears the fierce elephant’s skin!
O Madman who wears the tiger’s skin!
O Madman who ate the poison!
O Madman surrounded by the fire of the town’s crematorium!
O Madman who has me as His slave!”Manikkavacakar – 10th century Tamil Poet

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