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Dagargala In Hinduism – Science Of Locating Underground Water

Dagargala (also spelt dagar gala or dakarkala) in Hinduism is an abbreviated form of Udakargala, which denotes the science of locating subsoil water veins, i.e. udaka, daka, daga, with the help of argali (a wooden stick) an art still practiced in several parts of the Indian subcontinent. Its antiquity is traceable as early as the 6 th century BC. In Vanupatha Jataka, it is stated that Buddha, in one of this earlier lives, i.e. Bodhisattva, as a merchant, while passing through a wilderness without water, comes across a lump of Kusha (grass). When he dug a hole there, water gushed out. A fairly detailed account of his science is described in chapter 53 of Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira captioned ‘Dagargala.’ However, Varahamihira was not the first to dwell upon this subject. He refers to the writings of Sarasvata and Manu from which much of the material must have been drawn. These were available to Bhattotpala (early 9 th century CE) who sites passages from them. However, they ar

108 names of Kaal Bhairav

108 names of Kaal Bhairav is chanted for desire fulfillment, to overcome fear and to defeat enemies. It is also good for those who suffer from fear of darkness. The 108 names are chanted by those people staying away from home for protection. Kaal Bhairav is the fierce manifestation of Shiva. It is believed that those who follow Dharma and have unwavering devotion will have their wishes fulfilled immediately by Kal Bhairav. The names can be chanted daily in the evening after sunset. 108 names of Kaal Bhairav ॐ ह्रीं भैरवाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं भूतनाथाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं भूतात्मने नम : ॐ ह्रीं भू - भावनाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं क्षेत्रज्ञाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं क्षेत्रपालाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं क्षेत्रदाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं क्षत्रियाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं विराजे नम : ॐ ह्रीं श्मशानवासिने नम : ॐ ह्रीं मांसाशिने नम : ॐ ह्रीं खर्पराशिने नम : ॐ ह्रीं स्मारान्तकृते नम : ॐ ह्रीं रक्तपाय नम : ॐ ह्रीं

Atma Upanishad Teachings on the Supreme Self – the Imperishable

The Supreme Self is the Imperishable One - teachings from Atma Upanishad on the only imperishable force in the galaxy. The supreme Self, the imperishable, He is to meditated on with (the help of) the Yogic steps, breath control, withdrawal (of sense organs), fixation (of mind), contemplation and concentration, He is to be inferred by the thinkers on the Self as like unto the seed of the Banyan tree or a grain of millet or a hundredth part of a split hair. He is not born, does not die, does not dry, is not wetted, not burnt, does not tremble, is not split, does not sweat. He is beyond the gunas, is spectator, is pure, partless, alone, subtle, owning naught, blemishless, immutable, devoid of sound, touch, color, taste, smell, is indubitable, non-grasping, omnipresent. He is unthinkable and invisible. He purifies the impure, the unhallowed. He acts not. He is not subject to empirical existence. Atma Upanishad