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Kumbhipakam Hell In Hindu Tradition - About Kumbhipakam Narak

Kumbhipakam Narak is a hell that is mentioned in Hindu Tradition. Details about hells in Hindu tradition are found in the Garuda Purana. This punishment is given to people who harm innocent living beings on earth. As part of the punishment, the person who has committed the sin is put in a huge vessel of boiling oil and is stirred continuously. People who harm a living being for fun or with selfish motive get this punishment. The sinner is stirred constantly in boiling oil. It is said that person is stirred for number of years equal to the number of hair on the living being the person harmed. This concept of heaven and hell in Hindu tradition is based on Puranas. Such stories and incidents in Puranas are meant to keep human beings disciplined on earth. Vedas states that hell and heaven are on earth and lucky are those who realize the true self and attain bliss here. 

Khas Khas Grass Benefits - Vetti Veru – Ramacham Plant Benefits

Khas Khas is dried root of grass and is native India in particular grows in south India. Here is a look at the various benefits of Vetti Veru or Ramacham plant. As it grow abundantly near water banks it is referred as Jalavasa, as it is fully fragrant it is referred Gandhdya, as its roots suppressant of heat it is referred as Seethamulaka, as it is differently fragrant it is referred as Sungandhamula, as it reduced body heat and irritation in stomach it is referred Dahaharana. Khas Khas grass is known as Madivalada gida or beru,   Lavancha, mudi hullu in Kannada Khas Khas Bena in Hindi; Useera in Sanskrit Vetti Veru, Metti-vellu, Vatti Veru in Telugu Vetiver, Virkel, Viyal in Tamil; Ramacham in Malayalam Scientific name of this is Chrysopogon zizanioidesis and it belongs to perennial bunchgrass of the Poaceae family of plants. Different Usage Of Khas Khas Grass In Daily Life Baskets are made with the roots Mats, curtains and hand fans are widely made The ro

Story of Gandharva Chitrasena Capturing Duryodhana And Pandavas Rescuing Him

There is a story in the Mahabharata which informs us about Duryodhana being captured by a Gandharva named Chitrasena. Pandavas who were in their exile period rescued Duryodhana. The story is found in the Ghosha Yatra Parva in Aranyaka Kanda of the Mahabharata. The story extols that one who protects dharma will be protected by dharma. Once Duryodhana made a trip in the name of Ghosha Yatra to Dwaitavana (where pandavas were residing during vanavasa (exile period)) with his family and friends along with is army. Duryodana, Karna, Dushasan and Shakuni wanted to humiliate the pandavas by showing their power and status. They spent there with a lot of amusement – making lot of noises. Near Dwaitavana there was a lake of freshwater. Duryodhana wanted to take bath in that lake with his wife. But before the arrival of Duryodhana and his wife, a Gandharva king by name Chitrasena had occupied that lake. Seeing the lake occupied by others, the soldiers of Duryodhana asked them

Hanuman Mantra For Success In Education

Hanuman is one of the most powerful gods in Kali Yuga (the present era). He is still living on earth and it is believed that he comes disguised to help his devotees. Here is an Hanuman mantra for success in education. Hanuman Mantra – Success In Education Budhiheen Tanu Jan Ke Sumiro Pavan Kumar Bal Budhi Vidya Dehu Mohi Harhu Kalesh Vikar बुद्धिहीन तनु जान के , सुमिरो पवन कुमार बल बुद्धि विद्या देहु मोहि , हरहु कलेश विकार। This mantra is a doha in Sunderkand. There are many dohas in Sunderkand that help in attaining human desires. Certain lines in Sunderkand can be used like a mantra. How To Chant The Mantra? Wake up early in the morning before sunrise. Take bath. Sit facing east and chant the mantra 21 times. Start studying immediately after chanting the mantra. Plant a tree on the first day of mantra chanting and take care of it.

Swami Sivananda Teachings - Divine Life Society - A Collection Of 108 Teachings Of Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda (September 8, 1887 – July 4, 1963),  founder of the Divine Life Society,  was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta.  Swami Sivananda teachings are mainly from the numerous books authored by the Swami. The thoughts have also been taken from the monthly magazines published by  Divine Life Society.  Illness begins with "I", Wellness begins with "we". Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else. Every step you take, through every act you do you must move towards Freedom, towards Truth, towards Light. The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun when they are concentrated they illumine. Let the mind be cheerful but calm. Never let it run into excesses, because every excess will be followed by a reaction. There is no paper on which to write the Nature of Truth. There is no pen which can dare write It. There is no person living who can express It. I