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Parts Of Sri Chakra Yantra – How To Draw Sri Chakra Yantra?

Here is a brief idea on how to draw Sri Chakra with all the parts of Sri Chakra Yantra The Sri Chakra Yantra has the following components. At the center ‘bindu’ which is a dot is an embodiment of the brahmanda or bliss that is the result of the union of the male and female aspects of the Brahman, ready to create the Universe. The trikona (the small triangle) around the bindu. The vasukona or astakona – the group of eight triangles, surrounding the trikona. The antardasara (the inner group of ten triangles) around the inner triangles. The bahirdasara (the outer group of ten triangles) around the inner triangles. The Chaturdasara (a set of fourteen triangles) surrounding the bahirdasara. The eight-petalled lotus or ashtadala around the chaturdasara. The lotus with sixteen petals encircling the astadala. The three girdle-like circles around the sixteen petalled lotus; and The bhupura (the three quadrangular lines with gate-lie openings on all four sides. The bhupura, or

Sravani In Hinduism

Sravani in Hinduism is the annual ceremony for spiritual renewal. It is a ritual observed on purnima (full moon day) of the month of Shravan (July – August). Sravani is observed by the Brahmins, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas. Brahmacharis (celebates), grihastha (householders) and those in vanaprastha stage of life are entitled to perform this ritual. Those desirous of pursuing acquisition of knowledge are required to perform Sravani every year. On the day of Sravani, one goes to river or a water body and offers prayers to tirtha (places of pilgrimage) for the removal of sins or subsidiary sins. After Shastric recitation, one takes a bath facing the flow of water and makes offerings to ancestors. Thereafter, worship of Saptarishi (seven sages), along with that of Gautama, Bharadvaja, Vishwamitra, Jamadagni, Vasishta, Kashyapa ad Atri, at an appropriate place is performed. Then the Gayatri mantra is recited ten times. The wearing of the yajnopavita, the sacred thread, follo

Teachings On Pranava – Omkar In Bhagavad Gita

Teachings On Pranava – Omkar In Bhagavad Gita You must do that which will destroy the habit, which the mind has of wandering about and make it self-contained in the heart. This is possible by closing the doors of the senses permanently through self-control and abstinence. The mind cannot then wander about like a man, whose hands and feet are broken and who cannot go out of the house. When the mind (Chitta) is thus stabilised, Pranava) should be practiced by means of Pranayama and breath (Prana) should be brought to the Brahmarandhra. Then with the aid of Yoga, the breath (Prana) should be held, until it nearly coalesces with the Akasha, while the three Matras A~U-M get merged into the half Matra. Then the breath (Prana Vayu) should be stabilised in the Akasha, where it is in union with' Omkar,' which merges in Brahman. After this even , Omkar' is forgotten and life disappears and what survives is pure Brahman, which is even beyond ' Omkar.' This