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CDs and MP3s for Conducting Hindu Pujas at home

Hindu Priests are now a scarce commodity and it is hard to find a priest during important festivals and rituals in Hinduism. Most of the purohits or pujari or thirumenis or priests also charge high fees for conducting pujas. Sensing an opportunity, music recording companies are releasing CDs, MP3s, cassettes, VCDs and DVDs of important Hindu pujas with all the mantras and rituals. The Hindus have easily adapted to this new method – instead of the Pujari reciting the mantras play the CD and to perform the rituals follow the method explained in the CD. There are several complex annual pujas for which many women need the help of elders or a priest. The CDs and MP3s of Hindu Pujas came as a boon for many Hindu women and they were warmly welcomed. Another advantage is that most of these CDs use both Sanskrit and regional languages. Some also provide explanations in English.Presently, the digital puja trend is mainly seen in South India. Next time, when you visit a Music shop don’t be surp…

Shirdi Sai Baba Quotes

If formless meditation is difficult, then think of my form just as you see it here. With such meditation, the difference between subject and object is lost and the mind dissolves in unity.
When you see with your inner eye; then you realize that you are God and not different from Him.
If you are wealthy, be humble. Plants bend when they bear fruit.

Spend money in charity; be generous and munificent but not extravagant.
There is a wall of separation between oneself and others and between you and me. Destroy this wall! Shirdi Sai Baba