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Blog – Dharma Deen Alliance - A devout Hindu exploring Dharma – a devout Muslim exploring Deen

The word ‘dharma’ is Sanskrit and ‘deen’ Arabic. Both can be loosely defined as ‘righteousness’ or ‘spiritual path’. The blog titled Dharmadeen is the coming together of Ravi, a devout Hindu, and Azeem, a devout Muslim, to explore paths to Higher Truth, scriptural law, proper living, and devotional love. The writers also aim to counter the misconception that Hinduism and Islam can’t co-exist together. Although in its infant stage, the blog has put up a couple of noteworthy articles that explores some common aspects in Hinduism and Islam like fasting. You can read Dharma Deen here. Note – there is no exact word to define ‘Dharma’ in English. You may also like to read On the meaning of the term Dharma The meaning of Dharma – Swami Chinmayananda

Read Sanskrit Newspaper Online in PDF format - Sanskrit Vartaman Patram from Vadodara

Sanskrit Vartaman Patram, a Sanskrit daily newspaper published from Gujarat, was launched in June 2010. Now the newspaper has gone online to attract readers from around the world. The previous day Newspaper Sanskrit Vartaman Patram is made available online in PDF format. You can read Sanskrit Vartaman Patram online here for free. You may also like to read Read Sudharma – the Sanskrit Newspaper Online

Bhuvaneshvari Jayanti – Bhuvaneshwari Mahavidya Jayanti

Bhuvaneshvari Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Bhuvaneshvari incarnated on earth. She is the fourth of the ten Mahavidyas. Bhuvaneshvari Jayanti 2017 date is September 3. She is a powerful incarnation of Goddess Shakti and worshipped throughout India.

Bhuvanesvari means the queen or ruler of the universe, the realm of being. She is the Divine Mother as the queen of all the worlds. The whole universe is her body and all beings are ornaments on Her infinite being. She carries all the worlds as a flowering of Her own Self's nature.

Bhuvaneshvari Jayanti is observed on the Shukla Paksha Dwadashi day or the 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad Month. Special pujas are held on the day in Shakti Temples in North India. You may also like to read About Goddess Bhuvaneshvari

Teja Dasami – Teja Dashami Festival in Rajasthan

Teja Dasami is observed by the Jat community and is celebrated mainly in Rajasthan and Haryana. Teja Dashami 2017 date is August 31. It is dedicated to a local deity named Tejaji. The festival of Teja Dasami is annually observed on the 10th day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India.
The popular belief is that Tejaji used to rescue people from snake bites. He is worshipped by people to escape from deadly snake bites. People also pray to the deity for the speedy recovery of people who had been bitten by poisonous snakes.
Fairs are held in temple towns that have temples dedicated to Tejaji.

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi Quotes on Love

If we penetrate deeply into all aspects and all areas of life, we will find that hidden behind everything is love. We will discover that love is the force, the power, and inspiration behind every word and every action. This applies to all people, irrespective of race, caste, creed, sect, religion, or of what work people do. The common expression is ‘I love you.’ But instead of ‘I love you,’ it would be better to say, ‘I am love – I am the embodiment of pure love.’ Remove the I and You, and you will find that there is only love. It is as if love is imprisoned between I and You. Remove the I and You, for they are unreal; they are self imposed walls that don’t exist. The gulf between I and You also disappear. They merge to become one – and that is love. You lend the I and You their reality. Withdraw your support and they will disappear. Then you will realize, not that ‘I love you,’ but that ‘I am that all embracing love.’ Mata Amritanandamayi Devi