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Matarisvan – Vedic God

Matarisvan is a Vedic god identified with Agni, the fire god, and Vayu, the wind god. Some of the hymns of Rig Veda refer to Matarisvan. He is either identified with Agni (fire god) or is mentioned as the producer of fire. Matarisvan literally means “he who is formed in his mother.” It is in accordance with the significance of the Sanskrit root from which the word is formed. The story of Matarisvan is based on the notion of distinguishing fire and the person that produces it. An analysis of the story shows that they are not different. Matarisvan appears as another name of Agni in some passages. In a passage explaining the etymology of the different epithets of Agni, the term Matarisvana is explained as the personification of a celestial form of Agni, as well as one who brought down fire from heaven to earth. Since Matarisvan comes from heaven, it is probable that the mother denotes the thundercloud. But in later Vedic literature the name is taken as a designat

Special Offering to Surya with Mantra to Remove Bad Luck

If you think that you are facing numerous problems in life to bad luck and inauspiciousness, then there is a special offering to Surya. It should be performed along with the chanting of a mantra. Surya, the sun god, in Hinduism rules the Navagrahas. Prayers and offerings to Surya helps in overcoming all forms of negativities in life. It is also a good solution to horoscope or janam kundli related problems. How to make offering to Surya? Wake up before sunrise and take bath. Put some til over night in a bucket of water and keep it aside. Use this water to take bath. Wear orange color dress. Collect water in a vessel to offer arghya to Surya. Mix black kajal and sindoor in the water. Go to the terrace, or where sun is visible during the morning. Offer water to rising sun by chanting the following mantra. Surya Mantra ह्रीं सूर्याय अखिला - गमवेदिने नमः Hreem Suryaya Akhila-gamvedina Namah Chant the mantra 7 times or in multiples of seven. Sit in medita

Dadu Dayal Teachings And Quotes

A collection of quotes and teachings of Shri Dadu Dayal (1544 AD to 1603 AD). Without the guru even a hundred thousand moons and millions of suns cannot enlighten man’s dark corners. Prince and beggar alike must die: not one survives Him do you call living who had died and yet lives My enemy ‘I’ is dead: now none can smile me down This ‘I’ who slay myself; thus, being dead I live We have slain our enemy, we have died; but he is not forgotten. The thorn remains to vex us. Consider and lay this truth to heart. Then only wilt thou find the beloved when thou art as the living dead. My enemy "I" is now dead; now none can slay me. 'This I who have slain myself; I have died, arid yet live. While the thought of self remains, so long are there two. When this selfhood is destroyed, then there is no second. Then only will you find the Beloved, when "I" and "mine" are wholly lost. When "I" and "mine" are no more, then