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Lokaloka Mountain

Lokaloka Mountain is mentioned in Puranas especially Vishnu Purana and Bhagavad Purana. It acts as a boundary between the worlds of humans and gods. Shiv Tantra states that the foot of the Lokaloka Mountain is the playground of the gods. Lokaloka is a boundary between the earth and the void space. The world of the gods exists after the void space. Lokaloka is a region of the gold. The surface shines like a mirror. There are no living beings in this space. The height and breadth of the mountain is such that the light of sun, polar star and other stars do not penetrate it. The four corners of the Lokaloka Mountain are guarded by diggajas named Vrshabha, Puspachuda, Vamaha and Aparajitha.

Who wrote Mahabharat First

Who wrote Mahabharat First? This is not a perplexing question but many people find it difficult to pinpoint the author as they have confusion between Sage Vyasa and Sage Valmiki. The writer of Mahabharata is Sage Vyasa – also known as Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa.  It is said that Sage Vyasa was saddened by the events that happened during the Kurukshetra war and decided to write the fifth Veda. Mahabharat is also known as fifth Veda. Mahabharat contains the problems faced by human society and how to overcome it. The only solution to overcome the problems is by following Dharma. With more than 74,000 verses, plus long prose passages, or some 1.8 million words in total, it is one of the longest epic poems in the world. Taken together with the Harivamsa, the Mahabharata has a total length of more than 90,000 verses. The events depicted in the Mahabharata are thought to have taken place around the 12th century BC. It is believed that the Mahabharat was written around 12t

Akhand Ram Naam Jap since 1964 – Non Stop Chanting of Ram Naam at Jamnagar Hanuman Temple

“Shri Ram Jai Ram Jai Jai Ram” is chanted the whole day at the Shri Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir located at Jamnagar in Gujarat . The temple has earned a place in the Guinness Book of world records for continuous 24-hr chanting or Ram Naam. The chanting of the name of Bhagvan Sri Ram started on August 1, 1964. The chanting of Akhand Ram Naam was started by late Shri Prembhikshuji Maharaj. Hanumanji himself had stated that he is always present where the name of Bhagvan Sri Ramchandra is recited. Balahanuman Sankirtan Mandir is dedicated to Sri Ram, Mata Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman.