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Three and Shiva – Number Three Symbols of Lord Shiva

Number three is a recurring theme in the philosophy and stories associated with Shiva. The most famous among them is the three eyes. Shiva has three eyes. Three horizontal ash lines on the forehead of the Shiva devotees. Bilva, the favorite plant, of Shiva is noted for its joined three leaves. The trident of Shiva has three blades. Apart from this Shiva is believed to have destroyed Tripuri – the three impregnable forts of Demons. Three represents the beyond – the world which we should aim for and reach – Sat Chit Ananda. Shiva opens the third eye to destroy ignorance which is stopping us from attaining Moksha.

Hanuman Mantra to Overcome A Serious Disease

If you are troubled by a serious disease, then there is a powerful Hanuman mantra to overcome the severe illness. You can also share this mantra with people suffering from serious disease. Hanuman Mantra to Overcome Serious Disease ॐ लक्ष्मणप्राणदात्रे नमः Om Lakshmanapranadatraye Namah Why This Mantra is Powerful? The mantra invokes that form of Hanuman in which he rescued Lakshman in the Ramayana from near death situation. Hanuman carried the mountain containing Sanjeevani Booti to save Lakshman. How to Chant the Mantra? Wake up during sunrise. Offer prayers to Ganesha in the mind. Keep a murti, painting or picture, of Hanuman on a red color cloth in the east side of the house. Light lamp using cow ghee with one wick. Offer sindhoor to Hanuman. Mix some sindhoor in oil and apply it on the Hanuman picture. Offer red color flowers. Offer a banana. Sit in meditation. Breath in and out properly. Chant the mantra 108 times. Keep the count on a tuls

All spiritual practices are nothing but different attempts to manifest this divinity

The expression of our inner goodness is natural to us. There is a tendency in everyone to be good, and no one wants to be bad. Even the wicked person thinks that whatever one is doing in a given situation is not wrong. Many people indulge in immoral activities pressurized by circumstances and in course of time, that becomes their habit. Strong desires and temptations compel some to adopt dubious means of fulfilling them. According to Swami Vivekananda, the main causes of wanton and unethical behavior are weakness and fear. Telling the truth, not to injure others, not to take away the things of others — all these are our natural state. A compulsion alone will prompt us to behave otherwise. Goodness is being simple and natural. While climbing the summit of a mountain, there may be some resting places from where we can get a panoramic view of the vast horizon. However, when we reach the top of the mountain, the entire vista around the mountain opens up before us. When a