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Tambura Musical Instrument – Tanpura In Hindu Religion

Tambura, also known as Tanpura, is a sophisticated string musical instrument in Hindu religion and it evolved from ek-tari a single stringed instrument from ancient India. Ek-tari was developed into tamburi. Tambura is a stringed instrument, one meter in length, and is very handy and even portable like ek-tari. The resonance box is made of wood and is spherical in shape. The spherical box has a covering made out of a plain flat plank. In Hindu religion, the instrument has a long history and Sage Narada is shown carrying the tambura with him always. Tumburu Gandharva is associated with the musical instrument. Tanpura has been developed from tamburi. The Prakrit word tumba means a gourd popular in Maharashtra, as pumpkin. It is grown extensively all over Maharashtra but the pumpkin used in the preparation of the sound-box of tambura is especially cultivated, considering the requirements of different sizes. The fruit, when ripe, is plucked and allowed to dry and is seasoned. It

Brihaspati Mantra For Success in Hindi and English

There is a popular belief among certain section of Hindus that chanting Brihaspati mantra will help in success in life. Many people have been able to achieve their wish of success after chanting the Brihaspati mantra. Below you can read the mantra in English and Hindi. Brihaspati Mantra For Success ॐ देवानां च ऋषीणां गुरुं कांचनसन्निभम। Om Devanam Cha Rishinam Gurum Kanchana Sannibham How To Chant Brihaspati Mantra For Success? Wake up early in the morning just before sunrise. Take bath and wear yellow color dress. Offer prayers to Ganesha and Lord Vishnu in the mind. Sit facing northeast. Bring the image of Brihaspati Dev in the mind. Light lamp, agarbatti, yellow flowers, yellow chandan and yellow color banana. Offer prayers. Chant the mantra 108 times keep count on a chandan mala. Perform this puja for next 21 Thursdays. Feed the banana to a cow after puja.

Spiritual Aspirant Undergoes Changes in His Attitude to God

The way a spiritual aspirant adores God depends upon his attitude towards himself. In other words, his level of consciousness determines his conception and adoration of God. In his spiritual journey a spiritual aspirant undergoes changes in his attitude to God corresponding to the different degrees of purity of his mind, and finally reaches the culmination of spiritual life: oneness with God. A verse attributed to Hanuman brilliantly describes this important spiritual principle: ‘When I think of myself as a body, I am the servant and You are my Master; when I think of myself as a jevatman, I am a part and You are the Whole. When I know I am the Spirit, I am Thou – this is my firm conviction!’ ................. Those who have studied Sri Ramakrishna’s life know that he was a worshipper in the Kali temple there. But what a worship it was! A worship with a difference: he cried and wept for God, the divine fire raging in his heart consuming his very being, till the stone image