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Akshaya Madhava And Vat Madhava Forms Of Vishnu And Mantra

Akshaya Madhava and Vat Madhava are two important forms of Lord Vishnu. They appear at the beginning of a cycle of creation. Akshaya Madhava provides auspiciousness to the universe. Vat Madhava is associated with the peepal tree. Akshaya Madhava form is worshipped for desire fulfillment. Vat Madhava is worshipped for success in spiritual path. The mantra associated with Akshaya Madhava is ‘Om Namah Akshaya Punayah Madhavaya Namah' The mantra associated with Vat Madhava is 'Om Vatavriksha Rupaya Madhavaya Namah' Both these forms of Vishnu appear prominently during dissolution and during the beginning of a cycle of creation.

Creation And Man Teaching – Difference In Christianity And Hinduism

Conception of creation and man in Hinduism is entirely different from Christianity. The Hindu teaching on creation (projection) was far ahead of time even for the modern era. The Hindu thought existed thousands of years before Bible and Jesus. Christian theological notions or semitic thought has a linear conception of time, according to which time is like a line with an A and a B as its ends and creation began at or near point A and will end at B. God, a Being outside the process, is at the helm of it. He created many kinds of living beings, and over and above them all, He created man in His own image. When He accomplished this end of creation, He was satisfied, and He left all the rest of creation for man’s enjoyment. What His purpose was in all this is anybody’s guess. There is also the idea, that, later, man went against the Almighty and as a consequence, was in danger of being damned and destroyed, had it not been for God’s mercy of atoning for his sins by the blood of His

When Abrahamic Religions Are Threatened By Science – Hinduism Embraces New Discoveries

When Abrahamic Religions are threatened by Science – Hinduism Embraces New Discoveries – understanding and excerpts from editorial of Prabuddha Bharata published in November 2011. In almost all civilizations people looked at the world outside, wondered, pondered, and produced their conception of God and gods and goddesses. This approach gave them beautiful ideas of religion with an accompanying mythology and rituals. But the conception of soul was woefully absent, or if present, it was very crude. The mysterious mind was invariably taken as spirit or soul. In India, from the earliest times, the social structure and Vedic way of life, with its culture, language, and so on, was conceived as a reflection of Virat, the Cosmic Person. The uniqueness of this civilization was the approach it took to discover this truth: it commenced the search for Reality from within. Thus, the most sublime and infinite ideas of the Atman were developed, which resulted in superb infinite conce