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Mantra to Chant While Plucking Tulsi Leaves – When and How to Pluck Leaves From Tulsi Plant

Tulsi plant is the most sacred plant in Hinduism and it is associated with Krishna. Below is the mantra and rules on plucking leaves. Mantra to Chant While Plucking Tulsi Leaves is as follows: मातस्तुलसि गोविन्द हृदयानन्द कारिणी नारायणस्य पूजार्थं चिनोमि त्वां नमोस्तुते ।। Matasattulsi Govind Hridayanandkarini Narayanasaya Pujarth Chinomi Tavam Namostute When and How to Pluck Leaves From Tulsi Plant As per Vayu Purana, Tulsi plant should be touched only after taking bath. Tulsi leaves should be plucked after offering prayers to Krishna and Mata Tulsi. Permission should be taken from Goddess Tulsi before plucking leaves. Do not pluck Tulsi leaves with an impure mind. Talking and picking or plucking tulsi leaves is considered inauspicious. Keep the mind focussed on the plant or Bhagavan while plucking the leaves. Picking Tulsi while having negative thoughts, anger, hatred, ill feeling will cause harm the person plucking the leaves. The leaves tha

The Scientific Spirit From Hindu Scriptures

A collection of quotes on Scientific Spirit From Hindu Scriptures Generally speaking, persons endowed with the capacity to investigate the truth of things lift themselves from the evils of instinctive life by their own discriminative power. One’s guru is oneself, especially for human beings, for they are able to raise their lives to a cultural level through observation and inference. (Bhagavata, 11.7.19 – 20) As are the crests of peacocks and gems on the hoods of serpents, so is mathematics at the very forefront of the Vedic auxiliaries. (Vedanga Jyotisha, 4) Not men of magical skills, not men of wisdom impair the primeval laws of the gods. Never may the heaven and earth, which know no malice, nor the fixed hills, be bowed by sage devices. (Rig Veda, 3.56.1) That which the wise speak of as the generator of knowledge when one is grounded in it, which is the unmanifest source of all that is manifest — to that unmanifest Ruler and to mathematics, I bow down. (Bhaskarach