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Padmini – Beautiful Woman - Sensuous Woman In Kamasutra and Ratirahasya

Padmini is a soft sensuous type of woman classified in Sanskrit poetry. She is referred to in the treatises on sexual love, Kamasutra and Ratirahasya by Vatsyayana and Kukkoka, respectively, as the most perfect form of feminine excellence – a beautiful woman with regard to physical beauty. Padmini – Beautiful Woman Padmini is described as having a pleasing face like the full moon. Her body is as soft as a mustard flower.   She is well clothed. Her skin is fine, tender and fair as a yellow lotus. Bright and beautiful, her eyes are like the orbs of the fawn, well-cut with reddish corners. Her bosom is hard, full and high. Three folds or wrinkles cross her middle, at about the umbilical region, and she has a good neck. She has a well-proportioned body and walks with a swan-like gait. Her nose is straight and lovely. Her yoni resembles a lotus bud, and her love seed (kama salila) is perfumed like a lily that has newly burst. Her voice is low and musical as a note of a kok

Haridra Ganpati – Story of Haridra Ganesha – Haridra Ganpati Mantra – Puja Benefits

Haridra Ganpati is one among the numerous manifestations of Lord Ganesha in Hindu religion. This manifestation of Ganesh is worshipped when Chaturthi Tithi falls on Thursday. This powerful form is also associated with Tantrism. Story of Haridra Ganesha As per Hindu scriptures, Haridra Ganpati appeared when Goddess Tripurasundari remembered him. He appeared to fulfill the demands of Maa Tripurasundari. Mother Goddess remembered him as only He could destroy the evil worship of demon Bhandasur. The demon was worshiping a powerful evil Yantra (abhichara yantra) and his puja was spreading evil (adharma). For success of puja, he tormented other living beings. On the request of Goddess Tripurasundari, Haridra Ganpati destroyed the abhichara yantra; and with this the supernatural powers of the demon vanished. He fled from the area and Dharma was restored. As per Tantrism, Haridra Ganpati is associated with Maa Baglamukhi. He is one of the deities invoked during worship of M

Shiva Mantra For Marriage

It is believed in Hindu religion that Shiva and Goddess Parvati helps in fulfilling wishes related to marriage. Here is a Shiva mantra for marriage especially early and desired marriage. Shiva Mantra For Marriage Hreem Om Namah Shivaya Hreem हृीं ॐ   नमः शिवाय हृीं How to chant Shiva mantra for marriage? The mantra is to be chanted on Mondays. The person should take bath early in the morning and take bath. Offer prayers to Ganesha in mind and sit facing northeast. Chant that mantra 108 times. Visit a Shiva temple and offer bilva leaves and water. The person should only eat vegetarian food on the day. Feeding animals and planting trees is considered meritorious. The ritual should be performed for 41 Mondays.

Never Keep These Seven Items in Purse

As per beliefs prevalent among certain sections of Hindus, a person should never keep the following seven items in purse. This will result in bad luck, loss of money and valuables, bad health, loss of honor and it is an invitation to negative energy. Sharp objects like knife, blade, nail cutter etc should never be kept in the purse. This will attract negative energy. It is also not good for health. Unwanted papers and old lists etc should not be kept in the purse. This will result in loss of wealth. Soiled, torn and tumbled currency notes should not be kept in the purse. This is an open invitation to negative energy. Never keep photo of a dead person in the purse. This will invite bad luck. Papers containing loan taken and about debt should never be kept in the purse. This will result in loss of valuables and it will result in attracting negative energy. Never keep photos of gods and goddesses. You should keep yantra dedicated to the deity in the purse. Food ite

Science of Childbirth And Pregnancy In Atharva Veda – Ancient Hinduism On Obstetrics

The science of childbirth and pregnancy is dealt in Atharva Veda an ancient text in Hinduism. Believed to have been written down between 1400 to 1000 B C, Atharva Veda gives an indication into the knowledge of Hindus on matters regarding obstetrics and gynecology. It must be noted here that all these texts were transmitted for ages from teacher to student through memorization. The teacher taught the text to students and therefore it was preached from person to person for thousands of years before it was written down. Atharva Veda provides a vivid description of the anatomy and physiology of procreative organs. The blood supply of the uterus, including that of the endometrial is described along with its importance in the menstrual cycle. Also described are conception of the fetus, various stages of labor and the indications of surgery in labor and the diagnosis of obstructed labor. The interpretations of technical terms of Atharva Veda remain a convoluted problem. It talks

Naisargik Maitri In Hindu Astrology – Relationship Among Navagrahas

Naisargika Maitri is a term used in Hindu astrology for natural relationship (friendship, enemity or neutrality) among Navagrahas, the nine planets in Hinduism. Naisargik Maitri is decided on the basis of the lordship of houses from the mooltrikona rashi of a planet under consideration. Naisargik Maitri is used in Hindu religion for assessing sapta varga bala of planets and for matching of horoscopes of a bride and groom. Classical treatises on Hindu astrology uniformly mention the following rashis as mulatrikona rashis. Simha (Surya) Vrishabha (Chandra) Mesha (Mangal) Kanya (Budha) Dhanu (Guru) Tula (Shukra) and Kumbha (Shani). Thus for a planet the house lords of the second, fourth, fifth, ninth and twelfth houses from its mooltrikona rashi are friends along with the exaltation Lord and the remaining are foes. Using this concept, if both rashis are in maitri consideration, there is maitri; if, on the other hand, they are divided, it is sama (neutral), and i

Dangers Of Sense Objects – Stories – Teachings

Stories and teachings on the dangers of sense objects. To trap an elephant, people first lure it into a pit dug and camouflaged by them. Then, they tie it. The elephant continues to remain untamed. To tame and train it, they send a well-trained female to it. When the female comes into contact with the male, the latter feels delighted and becomes docile. Having rendered it docile, people train it and make it work for them. An elephant thus loses its freedom because of its yielding to the touch of a female. An angler attaches a worm to the hook of his fishing line and tosses it into the water. A fish, attracted by the imagined taste of the worm, bites the hook and gets stuck. As a consequence, it loses its life. When a lamp is lit, moths get attracted to the form of the flame. They rush into the flame and get burnt to death. Moths, thus suffer destruction because they are charmed by a form. Each one of these creatures perished due to its being carried away by a particular se