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How to arrange Raksha Bandhan Rakhi Thali or Puja Plate?

The Thali is a flat metal plate with low rim on which the items needed for traditional Hindu puja are arranged. The Rakhi Thali of Raksha Bandhan apart from the traditional pujas items contains the Rakhis or threads meant to tie on brothers. Here is a simple idea regarding what goes into a Rakshabandhan Rakhi Thali. The Thali or metal plate used can be made of brass, silver or steel. It can be decorated with banana leaf or betel leaves. Avoid using paper and plastic as it might burn while lighting the diya. The items need for the Rakhi Tali Roli (Red kum kum) for applying Tika Sandalwood paste Betel leaves (optional) Rice Water A Diya (lamp) Incense stick stand Flowers Sweets Rakhis How to arrange Raksha Bandhan Rakhi Thali? Get a Thali or metal plate. (If you feel the plate is not good looking you can use a banana leaf to cover the plate.) Today designer Raksha Bandhan Rakhi Thali are available in market so you can make use of it. On the mid

Flute in Home as per Hinduism and Vastu

Flute, Basuri, is considered an auspicious item in Hinduism. Keeping it at home is good as per Vastu. Keeping a flute at home helps in overcoming financial troubles. It is an ideal choice for solving debt related issues. It also helps in achieving success in lottery and games. Keeping silver flute at home is considered helpful in finding solution to property related problems. It is also good for recovering lost money. There is a widespread belief that keeping gold flute in home will help in getting the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. Keeping bamboo flute in home is a good and effective solution to all Vastu related problems in the home. Flute in Hinduism is associated mainly with Lord Krishna. The sound of it has the power to nullify negative energy. Presence of this musical instrument at home or shop helps in keeping out negative forces. If there is a beam in the living or bedroom, then it is not good as per Vastu. An ideal option to overcome this Vastu dosha

Mataji Vanamali on the Hindu Concept of Mother Goddess

The first word uttered by the human infant is ‘Maa’. Our first relationship with the world is through the mother. She is the embodiment of love, tenderness, security and comfort and the source of all nourishment. To the infant she is indeed God. To transfer this concept to a Cosmic Being who is the Mother of all, who nurtures and cares for all was but a step which all the ancient cultures took. Therefore the concept of the divine as the Mother is as old as life itself. She is the eternal womb of all creatures, human, animal and sub-human. Whenever you see maternal love, in a bird or animal or human being, know it to be but a reflection of the Divine Mother’s love for her creation. She is the one who has given us birth but she is also the one who can free us from this mundane existence. In her transcendental aspect she is Para Brahma Swaroopini or the form of the Para Brahman or the Absolute. They cannot exist separately, like the dynamo and the battery which char