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Online Darshan from Hindu Temple: Ganesha of Siddhivinayak Temple Mumbai

The famous SiddhivinayakTemple at Prabhadevi in Mumbai is one of the first Hindu temples in the world to offer online live Darshan of the presiding deity. The live webcasting is viewed by thousands of people daily. Another Hindu temple that is offering online web cam live darshan is the Kashi Vishwanath Mandir. To have the online darshan of SiddhivinayakTemple you need to have Windows media Player 9 installed on your system.The picture quality depends on the individual's connectivity bandwidth to the internet and the official website recommends viewing on a 512 kbps or higher connection. The official website also advices that only a limited number of people can view the web cam at a time, so please be brief and close your session after online darshan so that other people can avail the live darshan.You can have the live darshan of Ganesha of Siddhivinayak Temple from this link.RelatedOnline Darshan of the Kashi Vishwanath Mandir
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Swami Sivananda on the rules that a Hindu Sannyasi (monk) should follow

A Sannyasi should shun praise like poison. He should accept censure as if it is nectar. He who is censured sleeps soundly, wakes soundly, but the person who censures perishes quickly.A Hindu monk should not argue, he should not denounce anybody. For the sake of the body, he should not create any enmity.He should not be angry with one who is angry with him; he should be friendly with him who censures him.Desiring for nothing else than the final liberation of the soul, he should wander with his Self as his sole guide.Company with other Sannyasins will lead to talks on politics, talks on Bhiksha, talks about friendship, enmity, jealousy, etc. Therefore company should not be made.He should not crave either life or death. He should be indifferent to thorn. He should patiently await the time when he will be liberated.Never should a Sannyasi even think in his mind to love, hate, supersede, delude, censure or injure other beings.The Sannyasin shines like gold, like the sun, with his orange ro…