Skip to main content


Showing posts from September 23, 2013

Makayiram Matching Stars for Marriage – Makayiram Marriage Compatibility

Makayiram Nakshatra matching stars for marriage in details is given below. It is the fifth star among the 27 Nakshatra in Hindu horoscope and astrology. Makayiram marriage compatibility or the very best matching stars are Ashwathy, Rohini, Chothi, Moolam, Uthradam, Thiruonam and Uthrittathi.
Other good matching stars with Makayiram are Bharani, Kartika, Makayiram, Pooyam, Uthiram (2nd, 3rd and 4th Quarter), Atham, Anizham, Pooradam, Dhanishta, Chathyam, Pooruruttathi and Revathi.
Thiruonam, Punirtham, Ayiliyam, Makam, Uthram (1st quarter), Chithira (1st and 2nd quarter), Vishakha, Jyeshta, are okay – means not bad.
Starts that do not match with Makayiram are Pooram and Chithira (3rd and 4th quarter).

Dhanalakshmi Stotra in Hindi

Dhanalakshmi Stotra is chanted for attaining wealth both material and spiritual. Dhanalakshmi Stotra is given below in Hindi. It is chanted daily for the fulfillment of desires. The prayer addresses Goddess Lakshmi as Dhana Lakshmi – the bestower of wealth. She is addressed by numerous names in the prayer. All the meanings related to material achievements.  Dhanalakshmi Stotra in Hindi

Information about Dhanalakshmi

Ten Environmental Teachings in Hinduism

Vedas, Upanishads, Puranas and several scriptures in Hinduism contain important environmental teachings. Pankaj Jain writes about the important ten environmental teachings in Hinduism in an article published in the Huffington Post.
The first five teachings are very important and form the core of Hindu Religion. The rest of the five are products of the first five.
The ten environmental teachings are: Pancha Mahabhutas (The five great elements) create a web of life that is shown forth in the structure and interconnectedness of the cosmos and the human body.
Ishavasyam -- Divinity is omnipresent and takes infinite forms.
Protecting the environment is part of Dharma.
Our environmental actions affect our karma.
The earth -- Devi -- is a goddess and our mother and deserves our devotion and protection.
Hinduism's tantric and yogic traditions affirm the sacredness of material reality and contain teachings and practices to unite people with divine energy.
Belief in reincarnation supports…

Significance of Tapas – Austerities in Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism)

Significance of Tapas (Austerities) in Hinduism
Tapas literally means heat. It is common knowledge that metals like gold become pure on heating them. Again, pure metal is extracted from ores by heating them in a blast furnace. Even so, it is said that the practice of tapas heats up our system, the mind in particular, and purifies it in the process.
Sri Shankaracharya makes the idea of tapas clear in his commentary on the Taittiraya Upanishad (3.1.1) – Tapas is the best discipline, for it is known in the world that of all the means that are causally related with definite ends, tapas is the best.
Tapas consists in the control of external and internal organs.
In other words, anything that can be accomplished with some means is accomplished better with tapas. This is true of worldly prosperity as well as spiritual progress.
Tapas means concentration of the mind by choice – mine, not the mind’s. The mind needs to be trained in concentration. Who is the trainer? The buddhi. When a person…