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Bhagavad Gita Quiz – Based on Chapter 1 and 2

This Bhagavad Gita Quiz is based on the first and second chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. The aim of the quiz is to understand few important teachings in the first two chapters and also to get a general idea of Gita. Certain questions might be very easy and some might be bit tough. You can also take up the Bhagavad Gita to find answers. As this will help you in understanding Gita more. ProProfs Quiz- HB Quiz on BG Chapter 1 and 2 Related Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Quiz

Hita Harivamsa Goswami - Founder of the Radhavallabha Vaishnava sect

Hita Harivamsa Goswami, a 16 th Century Vaisnava Saint, was the founder of the Radhavallabha Vaishnava sect. It is believed by the sect that Hita Harivamsa Goswamiji was the incarnation of flute (vamsi) of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. He was born in 1502 AD at Baad Village near Mathura. From a very young age, Harivamsa Goswami Ji was attracted to the leelas of Sri Krishna. Such was his intense devotion that he composed a devotional song title ‘Sri Radhasudha Nidhi’ in his childhood. Numerous miracles are associated with the saint and he is believed to have had many visions of Radha and Krishna from early childhood. There is a belief that Radha Rani herself imparted the Guru mantra to Harivamsa Goswami Ji. As per the belief of Radhavallabha Vaishnava sect, Radha is the main deity. A devotee can obtain the blessing of Bhagavan Sri Krishna only when Radha is pleased. Divine – Miracle Story of Hita Harivamsa Goswami Once, while playing, Harivamsa Goswami Ji fell into a

Tulsi and Vishnu Puja to Solve Marriage Problems

If you are facing problems in the marriage, then an ideal solution in Hinduism is to perform Tulsi and Vishnu puja. Here are few tips to solve marriage problems using Tulsi plant. Keep a Tulsi plant in your house. On the eas side of house. Offer lamp lit using cow ghee daily in the evening. Offer some Tulsi leaves to Lord Vishnu. Later keep the leaves hidden in the bedroom. Offer Sabudana kheer to Tulsi and later share it as Prasad with family members and neighbors.  Chant this Tulsi mantra देवी   त्वं   निर्मिता   पूर्वमर्चि - तासि   मुनीश्वरैः   नमो   नमस्ते   तुलसी   पापं   हर   हरिप्रिये॥ Worship Tulsi and Shaligram or picture of Vishnu daily.  Perform the annual Tulsi Puja on Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwadasi (after Diwali). Read the Bhagavad Gita daily - make it a point to read and understand a few stanzas. Only pour water under the plant. As fertilizer only use cow dung and leaves. Do not use fertilizer brought from outside as it contains unnatural mater

Detachment is the key to negating the illusory events of the universe

We want to be happy but our sorrows do not let us be so. We want to love people but our love is constantly clouded by unremitting hatred. We want to go ahead on our path to achieve greatness but the pulls of our body and mind do not let us do things in peace. We are constantly tossed and turned by the pulls of dualities. These twin-troubles come from our body, mind, and the environment. At their root lies our inherent nature to see things in pairs of opposites – dual nature. The only solution to overcome this is to constantly reminding oneself of the ultimate reality or negating the apparent permanence of the evanescent experiences of dual nature. Detachment is the key to negating the illusory events of the universe. This detachment has to be at the levels of the body, mind, and body-mind interactions with the environment. Why is it so important to transcend dualities? Whatever we may attain in the life of sense-experience, there would always be something better yet