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Saravanan - Why Muruga Is Known As Saravana Bhava? - Sharavana Bhava Meaning

Sharavana Bhava, or Saravanan, is the name of Muruga, son of Shiva and the commander of Devas. He is known as Saravana Bhava as he is believed to have born in a small bush in Ganga River. This Son of Shiva is popularly known as Kartik or Kartikeya in North, West and Eastern parts of India. Why Muruga is known as Saravana Bhava?  When Kamdev broke Shiva’s deep meditation, a divine spark emanated from Shiva. The spark divided into six. Vayu (wind) and Agni (fire) carried them and deposited it in Ganga River. The Holy River placed them in a cluster of reeds and here the sparks assumed the form of six babies. As his birth took place in a cluster of reeds, he is known as Sharavana Bhava. Saravanan Meaning Saravana Bhava means one who was born in reeds or near tall woody perennial grasses. Sharavana Bhava Symbolism The name Saravana bhava has six syllables – Sa-ra-va-na-ba-va – thus symbolically it represents the six faces of Muruga.

Dhana Dakshinamurthy Form Of Shiva

Dhana Dakshinamurthy is a very rare form Of Shiva primarily worshipped for attaining material prosperity by some devotees. As per devotees who worship this form, He blesses them with money and wealth. Dakshinamurthy form of Shiva blesses a devotee with that knowledge which alleviates sufferings forever. Dhana Dakshinamurthy is six-armed. His image also has the pictures of Kuber and Goddess Lakshmi. Both Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi are associated with wealth for devotees who are still under the influence of Maya. There is also a famous popular Dhana Dakshinamurthy stotram in Telugu. Real wealth is knowledge which can help a devotee in minimizing the effects of bad karmas in the previous births. True wealth helps a devotee to not to add to bad karma in this birth. The best form of wealth is that which helps a devotee attain Shivaloka by cleaning away all bad karmas in this birth.

Halayudha Kosha – Sanskrit Lexicon In Verse

Halayudha Kosha was composed in the 10th century AD by Halayudha Bhaa. The original name given to the work by the author was Abhidhana Ratnamala, which means a necklace of words. But the work became popular as Halayudha Kosha, which occurs in the Halayudha Bhaa’s colophon of each chapter. Halayudha was a poet of the royal court of King Krishna of the Rashtrakuta dynasty. His Kavirahasya, a grammatical poem, has been lauded as a guide to poets. The arrangement of Halayudha Kosha is similar to that of Amarakosha. It has five kandas (chapters) and these are named swarga (heaven), bhumi (earth), patala (nether region), samanya (general) and anekartha (words having more meanings attached to it than one.) Of these the first two introductory verses, an invocation to Goddess Saraswati, called Vani here, who is Sabda Brahman (supreme reality as primordial sound), chaitanya (consciousness) of all creatures and who exists in tribhuvanam, the three worlds. The second verse points out

Graha Yuddha In Astrology – War Of Planets

Graha Yuddha is a novel concept of Hindu astrology. Two planets are said to be in yuddha of conflict, when they are in conjunction and the distance separating them is less than one degree. All the planets except sun (surya) and moon (Chandra) may enter into a war. The vicious planet is the one whose longitude is less than its magnitude. It is essential to evaluate the various balas (strengths) of the planets to arrive at the results of such a yuddha. In order to decide the victor and the vanquished, the aggregate of the various strengths is considered. The smaller value is subtracted from the larger. The difference thus worked out is divided by the difference between the diameters of the discs of the two fighting planets. The resulting quotient (yuddhabala) must be added to the kalabala (strength of time) of the victorious planet and subtracted from the total kalabala of the vanquished planet. The result in either case indicates the kalabala after the graham yuddha. The dia

Triphala Churna Benefits - Includes Early Relief To Respiratory Diseases

Triphala churna is a blend of three herbs – harad, baheda and amla. The three have distinctive qualities and benefits – it expels toxins out of the body. Harad is highly beneficial for eyes; Baheda helps in digestion and amla is an astringent, cool in potency. The most important benefit of Triphala Churna is that it eliminates all doshas from the body. It pacifies vata and pitta; it also destroys kapha. It balances all three doshas. Other benefits include: Balances body cholesterol Boosts immunity Healthy eyes Aids in digestion Cleanses intestine Improves appetite Helpful in respiratory diseases Improves uterine strength Helps in healing wound Good for teeth and gums Improves liver functioning.

Swami Adbhutananda Teachings

A collection of quotes and teachings of Swami Adbhutananda. If you want to be great, give up hatred. A hateful man can never make progress. If you want to rise high up, renounce hatred. Perform good works alone. The jealous people do not do good works; yet they want happiness. My dear, can one obtain happiness by fraud? You have seen the world for such a long time. Now you have grown in age. What more is there for you? Do a little japa and perform some austerities. If you want peace, offer everything at his feet — your good and bad, sins and merits, all that you have. Giving him the power of attorney and remaining carefree, practise spiritual discipline without pretence. God does not weigh the details of one’s birth. Rather, he regards one’s karma. Distinctions of birth and caste are all man made. They have no validity. In the realm of righteousness, all such concepts are worthless. Everyone is equal. If you compare yourself with a person lying on the street, you wil