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  • Lord Krishna - 269 Words
    |Janmashtami or Krishnashtami is one of the most popular Hindu festivals and celebrated with great enthusiasm. All across the | |nation, cities and states have a festive look during the Janmashtami celebration. But now the question is why Janmastami is | |celebrated. | |Significance of Janmashtami relates to the historical background of the birth of Lord Krishna....
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  • Kali and Krishna - 599 Words
    Response Paper 6 Dancing around and acting crazy is many ways in which Kali's and Krishna's devotees relate themselves to these gods. On the other hand, this kind of devotion and relationship to God is not found in the early Vedic traditions. In the Vedic tradition making sacrifices and praying was a way that many people devoted themselves to God. David Kinsley, author from The Sword and the Flute, expresses and explains how many people devoted to Kali and Krishna act. The divine can appear...
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  • Lord Krishna - 6562 Words
    Krishna (कृष्ण in Devanagari, kṛṣṇa in IAST, pronounced [ˈkr̩ʂɳə] literally "black , dark , dark-blue") is a Hindu deity, regarded as an avatar of Vishnu and in some traditions considered the Supreme Being. Krishna is often depicted as an infant or young boy playing a flute as in the Bhagavata Purana,[1] or as a youthful prince giving direction and guidance as in the Bhagavad Gita.[2] The stories of Krishna appear across a broad spectrum of Hindu philosophical and theological traditions.[3]...
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  • Lord Krishna - 736 Words
    mi The name "Krishna" means "The All attractive one". "In Kali Yuga the Lord incarnates in the form of His Holy Name" “It is better to perform one's own duties imperfectly than to master the duties of another. By fulfilling the obligations he is born with, a person never comes to grief.” Janmashtami is celebrated with all fervor and heightened spirits throughout the country. It marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna who is believed to be an incarnation of Vishnu as per Hindu...
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  • Love for Krishna - 1661 Words
    Love for Krishna Religion is often perceived as a spiritual allegory. At times, the cosmic order struggles between good and evil to maintain balance. The followers of Hinduism believe that the “Absolute One” or the “Supreme God” will come down to the human world to restore the cosmic balance. They are the devotees of Vaishnavism referred to be Vaisnavites, one of the largest Hindu groups. Their unconditional love and devotion lies within Vishnu, the Supreme deity. Whenever “adharma threatens to...
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  • Krishna Consciousness - 26476 Words
    “Krsna Consciousness the Topmost Yoga System” by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: This is an evaluation copy of the printed version of this book, and is NOT FOR RESALE. This evaluation copy is intended for personal noncommercial use only, under the “fair use” guidelines established by international copyright laws. You may use this electronic file to evaluate the printed version of this book, for your own private use, or for short excerpts used in academic...
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  • the krishna grace - 383 Words
    The Krishna Key centers around Ravi Mohan Saini, the protagonist and a historian who has been accused of the murder of his childhood friend Anil Varshney. In an attempt to clear his name, Saini looks into the past of Indian Mythology's grey areas and uncover the truth about a serial killer who believes himself to be Kalki, the final avatar of Lord Vishnu. Saini travels from the ancient ruins of the Lost City of Dwaraka to Vrindavan temples in an attempt to discover one of Krishna's treasures and...
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  • Lord Krishna - 310 Words
    Krishna (Sanskrit: कृष्ण Kṛṣṇa in IAST, pronounced [ˈkr̩ʂɳə] ( listen)), literally "black") is the eighth incarnation of the supreme god Vishnu in Hinduism. The name Krishna appears as the 57th and 550th name of Lord Vishnu in Vishnu Sahasranama of the Mahabharata, and is also listed in the 24 Keshava Namas of Lord Vishnu which are recited and praised at the beginning of all Vedic pujas. A puja is the ritualistic worship offered in Hinduism. According to the Bhagavata Purana, which is a...
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  • Lord Krishna - 1483 Words
    Lord Krishna Lord Krishna is a Hindu deity, which is worshipped all around the world. He is represented as the Supreme Being. He was born at midnight, on the eighth day of the gloomy half of the month Bhadrapada (August-September), in the year 3228 BCS, Krishna was born into the royal family of Princess Devaki and her husband Vasudeva. They lived in Mathura, which was the capital of Yadavas. The king of Mathura was Kamsa, the brother of Devaki. He had gained the thrown by imprisoning his...
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  • Analysis of Krishna and Radha in a Pavilion
    Krishna and Radha in a Pavilion Figure 26-7, Page 711 Krishna is the 8th and most popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He was born into a cow herding family, and his childhood playmates were gopas (cowherd boys) and gopis (cowherd girls), who were greatly devoted to him. Of all gopis, Krishna loved Radha the most. Radha was Krishna's mistress during the period of his life when he lived among the cowherds of Vrindavan. Eventually, they parted ways, and throughout Krishna's wars, marriages,...
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  • Krishna - as a Political Performer
    KRISHNA – AS A POLITICAL REFORMER First of all I would like to quote 4 lines which entails or is a crux of whole life of lord Krishna. “AADO DEVKI DEV GARBH JANANM; GOPI GHRUHE VARDHANM, MAYA PUTAN JIVTAAP HANANM; GOVERDHANO DHARANM KANSA CHHEDAN KAURAVADI HANANM; KUNTI SUTA PALANM, ETAD SHRIMAD BHAGAVAD PURAN KATHITM; SHREE KRISHNA LEELAMRUTM” As the above lines said that first of all lord Krishna born as a human as a Devki’s son, he was so attractive and with great personality form...
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  • Krishna as a Transformational Leader - 1455 Words
    Krishna as a Transformational Leader James MacGregor Burns (1978) first introduced the concepts of transformational and transactional leadership in his treatment of political leadership. According to Burns, transformational leaders offer a purpose that transcends short-term goals and focuses on higher order intrinsic needs. Working for a Transformational Leader can be a wonderful and uplifting experience. They put passion and energy into everything. They care about you and want you to...
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  • Little Krishna Movie Analysis
    Movie Analysis: Little Krishna 5000 years ago, Little Krishna came to the beautiful land of Vrindavan and spent his childhood years in this neighbourhood whom its inhabitants fell in love with him. Along with them Little Krishna lefts his enchantments with the peaceful and tranquil lands of Vrindavan, whom he had shared his life with his wondrous feats. A Nourishment of Deceit Little Krishna faves yogurt and butter, especially made by her mother, Yashoda, and sometimes sneaks with his...
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  • Krishna Eating House - 894 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- THE VILLAGE BY THE SEA ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- JUSTIFICATION OF THE TITLE ------------------------------------------------- The book “The village by the sea” written by Anita Desai has a perfect title as the story of the whole book revolves around the fishing village called Thul. The story starts from here and also ends here. The other appropriate title according...
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  • Krishna and Ang Mahabharata Ang
    Ang Mahabharata ang dakilang Bharata ("Ang Dakilang Salaysay Ukol sa mga Bharata," mas mahaba at tiyak na salin), ay isa sa dalawang pinakamahalagang sinaunang epiko ng India, bukod sa Ramayana. Tinipon sa sinaunang India ang Mahabharata. Pinaniniwalaang si Vyasa, isang rishi o taong paham, ang kumatha ng akdang ito. Nilalahad ng alamat na isinulat ito ng diyos na si Ganeshhabang dinikta o sinambit naman ito ni Vyasa. Sinasabing ang Mahabharata ang pinakamahabang akda sa uri nito sa buong...
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  • Bhagavad Gita on Krishnas Teachings
    5. Bhagavad Gita The story in the Bhagavad Gita with Arjuna and Krishna has many teachings of Krishna about renunciation, selfless services, and meditation. It’s also important why Arjuna doesn’t want to wage war. There are many things that Krishna tells Arjuna. All of this will be brought up throughout the essay. In the story Arjuna does not want to wage war. His sudden reaction is reasoned by his internal feelings for this war. Arjuna doesn’t understand why he should have his family risk...
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  • Jai Shree Krishna - 733 Words
    As a child I remembered Janamashtami (J) for the gobinda aala re song. Boys would form a ring, one floor after another till one of them broke the earthen pot, the curd spilling out. I loved it and always stood next to these guys hoping that some of the curd would fall on me. J is the birthday or janamdin of Lord Krishna (K). On this day he was born in Mathura. We are inspired by his stories for infinity. Lord K was an incarnation of Vishnu. His incarnation has had a profound impact on...
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  • Krishna and Hinduism Worldview - 1397 Words
    Condition: The question of condition, or problem, mainly focuses on what is wrong with the world and your surroundings or with yourself. In the Krishna and Hinduism world view, the problem is the illusion, or Maya, that people tend to build about themselves and what surrounds them. Maya is when people see themselves as something separate instead of the common Hindu belief that all things are connected. Maya brings ignorance, attachment, and reincarnation into the lives of people. People...
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  • Bhagavad Gita - 621 Words
    Bhagavad Gita In Bhagavad Gita life has been given a sense of duty. Arjuna’s actions define the real perception of life according to Hinduism. Arjuna is ready to take vengeance concerning the injustice done by Dhritarashtra. According to Hinduism, people are reborn depending on their karma which is basically the cumulative effect occasioned by our actions. Life is well defined through these characters. For instance, Dhritarashtra fits in the very definition of life according to Hinduism....
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  • Religious Studies: Indian Mythology
    The God of Paradox: Analyzing Krsna’s contradictory preaching of Dharma in the Mahabharata Rohit Rajkumar Religious Studies C166 Professor Goldman April 18th, 2014 2 Rajkumar I. Introduction When in doubt about the various facets of life, or when lost and looking for some kind of guiding light, the tendency of the every-day man is to look to the heavens to for an answer. It is not uncommon to hear “help me God,” or “what do I do, God” as desperate pleas for some kind of moral...
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  • Experience Is the Best Teacher
    Schooling Krsna's Children Is Experience the Best Teacher? By Urmila Devi Dasi AFTER GIVING Arjuna knowledge of matter and spirit, Lord Krsna tells him, "Deliberate on this fully, and then decide what you wish to do." Our children also have to choose between material and spiritual life. To prepare them for this choice, do we need to give them experiences of both? Do our children need any experience of materialism to choose Krsna consciousness? The sages do indeed say that to be complete in...
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  • Saguna and Nirguna Bhakti in Classical dance forms
    Saguna and Nirguna Bhakti in Classical dance forms. Bhakti means devotion. Bhakti can be categorised into Saguna and Nirguna. Saguna Bhakti means form of God, with 'living' attributes. Nirguna Bhakti means form of God, with "sleeping' attributes. Bhakti is always Saguna... there can't be a nirguna Bhakti !!!. For I think Meditation and Mantra can be Saguna or Nirguna. But bhakti is always Saguna, as one's deity has attributes with whom the bhakta falls in love. There is never a Bhakti...
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  • mahabharat - 32887 Words
    We highly appreciate the efforts of all School Principals and teachers who have made this Ramayan Yojana successful, Thanks to one and all. MKatharup ahabharat * * * * * * * * Writer : Kalyaniraman Bennurwar Publisher : Shri. Mohan Salekar Sanskruti Samvardhan Pratishthan, Mumbai & : 2309 4306 / 6027, 2305 0393. All rights with the Publisher Published on : 1st Edition Guru Poornima Yugabdh 5107 ( 21st July 2005 ) 2 nd Edition Guru Poornima Yugabdh 5108 ( 11th...
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  • How to Clean Your City Green and Clean
    Raslila has a basic script which has to be followed, but it has enough scope for improvisation as well. Though the emphasis of Raslila is on 'darshan' or the visual appeal, it is important to capture the 'bhava' or the sentiment. This is done through music, dance and drama enacted by the actors. The various 'raasas' or dramatic flavors like friendship, conjugal love, parental love, amazement, compassion, humour, chivalry, fury, fear and dread are expressed through this traditional folk...
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  • Hhhhhy - 251 Words
    married to Pandu. He was a partial incarnation of Rishi Kashyap. The patronymic Vāsudeva (with long ā) is a popular name of Krishna. Related to this name is an early religion, sometimes called Bhagavatism[1] that was largely formed by the 4th century BC where Vasudeva was worshiped as the supreme Deity in a strongly monotheistic format, where the Supreme Being was perfect, eternal and full of grace.[1] The name forms part of a famous mantra also known as a "twelve syllable mantra", which...
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  • Mathura - 289 Words
    The pilgrimage destination of Mathura is an ancient city. It finds mention in Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavat Purana. Mathura´s strategic location ensured it remained one of the most visited destinations of India for long. Earlier, it was an important centre of trade and meeting place for different cultures. For about 3000 years it remained an excellent centre of cultures and civilizations. Mathura is regarded sacred by not only the Hindus but also by the Buddhists and the Jains....
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  • Contribution of Sankardeva: an Illustration from Educational Point of View
    Contribution of Sankardeva: An illustration from Educational point of view Parag Rajkhowa Asstt. Professor, Department of Education Sibsagar College, Joysagar. “What Sankardeva alone was able to do now a day’s whole army of the English knowing cannot do?”...
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  • Importance of Spiritual Practices - 1499 Words
    I salute you, who are all pervading, victorious, bearer of conch and discus, beloved of Rukmini, consort of Janaki (Sita), the very life of the gopis, supremely adorable, my own self, destroyer of Kamsa, and the bearer of the flute. Om Namo Narayanaya Respected Pravrajika Ishtaprana Mataji, dear elders, loving brothers and sisters. My talk for this evening is based on the importance of spiritual practices. I recall in the June holidays, Sapna and I stayed over at ashram for a week, rejuvenating...
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  • Religion: Important in the Lives of Ancient People
     Religion played a huge role in the lives of the ancient people. Their religion decided how they lived their lives and how they treated other people around them. Mesopotamian, Hebrew, and Hindu people all lived in order to please their gods to the best of their abilities. This essay will argue that the people had fairly similar relationships with these gods in that they all had a sense of obligation to obey them. The Mesopotamian people were polytheistic and had different relationships with...
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  • Mriduna Darunam Hanti: Translation of Mahabharata Verses
     IPLE: Assignment 1 – Mriduna Darunam Hanti Mriduna darunam hanti mriduna hanty adarunam Nasaddhyam mriduna kinchid tasmad teevrataram mriduh. (Mahabharata Vana 28.31) The above verse from the Mahabharata may be translated in English to mean the following: The soft destroys the hard, and the soft destroys what is not hard. Nothing is impossible to softness and therefore softness is the hardest. In essence, the verse means that aggression or cruelty can be conquered...
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  • Dance Elements - 3347 Words
    DANCE ELEMENTS RELATED WITH MYTHOLOGICAL STORIES INTRODUCTION OF KATHAK The word ‘Kathak’ comes from the root katha, which means story- telling. Literal meaning of the word kathak is related to katha, the art of story-telling, “Katha Kahe So Kathaka Kahave”, which means “one who tells a story is a story-teller”. According to M. Monier Williams, Katha denotes conversation, story, speech, tale or fable. Katha also means to ‘ sing in praise’, ‘to say or inform something’. Thus, kathakars were...
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  • Bhagavad Gita Essay - 998 Words
    Controlling my Inner Twin Think of the phrase “finding yourself”. What does that truly mean? What makes it possible for a man to be able to find out who he himself is? Must we all be peaceful? Ghandi said, “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” In the Bhagavad Gita, we learn the lesson of finding our inner selves (“twin”) first before answering questions of others. According to the God Krishna, our desires are what...
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  • Indian Culture and Traditions - 609 Words
    Thoughts, ideas and values practised for generations come together to form a culture. The cultural values practised through generations create a tradition. Thoughts of one generation differ from those of the other and so do the values. So, a conflict of two generations is inevitable. Whenever a new idea tries to assert itself at the cost of something that has been followed conventionally, and the new idea claims to be progressive, we say that tradition is becoming an obstacle to progress. The...
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  • Varkari Movement - 587 Words
    Varkari Movement • Varkari (Marathi: वारकरी) is a religious movement (sampraday) within the bhakti spiritual tradition of Hinduism. It is geographically associated with the Indian states of Maharashtra and northernKarnataka. • In the Marathi language of Maharashtra, vari (वारी) means 'pilgrimage' and a pilgrim is called a varkari. Every year, Varkari walk hundreds of miles to the holy town of Pandharpur, gathering there on ekadashi (the 11th day) of the Hindu lunar calendar month of...
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  • vrindavan - 2392 Words
    Vrindavan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vrindavan Brindavan, Brindaban, Brundavan, Vraj city Main gate of Banke Bihari temple, Vrindavan Vrindavan Location in Uttar Pradesh, India Coordinates: 27.58°N 77.7°ECoordinates: 27.58°N 77.7°E Vrindavan ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh , India. It is the site of an ancient forest which is the region where, according to the Mahabharata, the...
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  • Mathura - 6981 Words
    Keshav Dev Temple From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Not to be confused with Kesava Deo Temple. Keshav Dev Temple | Statue of Keshav Dev at Keshav Dev Temple | Location | State: | Uttar Pradesh | Location: | Mathura | Temple Details | Primary Deity: | Keshav Dev (Krishna) | The Keshav Dev Temple is a Hindu temple situated besides the main Krishnajanmabhoomi complex, the birthplace of Lord Krishna in Mathura, India.[1] Kehsav Dev (Krishna) is...
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  • Examines how the Bhagavad-Gita reveals the fundamental teachings of Hinduism.
    Examining the Bhagavad-Gita Before examining the Bhagavad-Gita I believe it is necessary to have a general understand of the fundamental teaching of Hinduism. I have some knowledge of Hinduism from friends, but really have no understanding of what it really means to be Hindu. The comment that a Hindu friend of mind made to me once about Hindu is that it is not really as much of a religion as much it is a way of life and respect for it. I know that Hindi worship many different gods and revere...
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  • Some Eminent Women of Ancient India
    1. Gargi Gargi, the wise and learned daughter of Rishi (sage) Vachaknu, was known as Brahmavadini because of her having the knowledge of Brahma-vidya. She participated in a debate with the knower of Brahma, Yajnavalkya in the Yajnasala ( place for sacrifices ) of King Janaka. We get in the Brhadaranyaka Upanisad a dialogue between Gargi and Yajnavalkya. Thus it is evident that in ancient India, women used to obtain knowledge of many sciences and disciplines. They also used to participate in...
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  • Mirabai - 1106 Words
    MIRABAI: Meerabai (c. 1498 – c. 1557 AD) (the word 'bai' in Rajasthani is an informal term commonly used to refer a girl) was a princess Hindu mystical and a devotee of Lord Krishna from Rajasthan. She was one of the most significant figures Sant of the Vaishnava bhakti movement. Some 1,300 pads (poems) commonly known as bhajans (sacred songs) are attributed to her. These are popular throughout India and have been published in several translations worldwide. In the bhakti tradition, they are in...
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  • Draupadi - 3164 Words
    2/28/2012 IMAGINING INDIA DRAUPADI: AN INDIAN WOMAN OF 25TH CENTURY IMAGINING INDIA | Dewina Dhruve ‚I asked for one, you gave me five and yet none. A wife wants a husband and a mother a son, You gave me five for both and yet none. I changed not once, but five times for my love, They budged not once; shamed five times was their love. I gave not once, five forever times for my love, They gave not once, many times to their other love, And in the end when we run for the heaven, You...
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  • Incarnation - 2783 Words
    INCARNATION Hinduism, being a dynamic religion caters for all types of people, high thinkers and common people as well. High thinkers can think of or conceive God as Impersonal (without attributes/form) whereas common people with attributes, i.e. they can think of God as being Personal. Concerning the Personal aspect of God, Hinduism believes in the Hindu Trinity where we have Brahma as the Creator, Vishnu as the preserver and Shiva as the Destroyer. Since Vishnu’s function is to preserve....
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  • Shree Shree Baba Lokenath Brahmachari
    ‘Om Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare THE PSALM OF LIFE OF SHREE SHREE LOKNATH BRAHAMACHARI BABA [Peace -Building & Conflict Reduction Volume] Writer & Thinker SUBAL SHAKHA DATTA Compiled & Edited By BIVASH CHANDRA PANDAY P@ower Foundation Dhaka, Bangladesh “Whenever you are in Danger Whether in War Or in Forest, Occean, Wild Remember me, I shall save you” -...
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  • Spiritual Teachers - 47371 Words
    Great Spiritual Masters and Teachers Written by Devon Love Sections on Babaji, How To Pick (Or Not Pick) A Spiritual Teacher, and Conclusion written by Christine Breese, D.D., Ph.D. Introduction Throughout time, many spiritual masters have offered teachings in service to humanity. Many who have been inclined toward self‐realization have, through a wide variety of different paths, reached this goal and gone on to teach others. This process remains a mystery to most, and ...
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  • Bhakti Andolan - 309 Words
    Bhakti movement Bhakti movement swept across the medieval India with loving devotion to Rama and Krishna as the incarnations of Vishnu, the supreme lord, as its core message and philosophy and as a rebellion against the superficial Brahminical customs and rituals and caste distinction and discrimination prevalent in the society. The movement was headed by Ramananda who was the first to present Rama as the supreme lord. In the later years, Kabir, Ravi Das, Meera Bai, Chaitanya and many other...
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  • Relevance of Bhagavad Gita in Modern Life
    "Yadaa Yadaahi Dharmasya Glaanirbhavati Bhaarata Abhyutthaanam Adharmasya Tadaatmanam Srujaamy Aham Paritraanaaya Saadhunaam Vinaashaaya Cha Dushkrutaam Dharma Samsthaapanaarthaaya Sambhaavaamy Yugey Yugey" "Whenever there is a decline in righeousness, O descendant of Bharata, and whenever there is much more unrighteousness, I manifest Myself personally at that time. In order to protect the good at heart and destroy evil and wrongdoers, I show Myself, millennium after millennium....
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  • Suryayan DEY - 4415 Words
     RAMANAND Ramananda (1299–1410), also referred to as Saint Ramanand or Swami Ramanand, was a Vaishnava sant. He is considered to be the reviver of the Ramanandi sect. Ramananda for the most part of his life lived in the holy city of Varanasi, and was a pioneer of the Bhakti movement, as well as a social reformer in Northern India. He was...
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  • Truth Alone Triumph - 1134 Words
    Truthfulness is the ninth of the ten attributes of ‘dharma’. Normally, this attribute is linked with the faculty of speech; i.e. to strictly speak what one has seen, heard or understood. This could do as a broad general definition. But it does not capture the essence of truthfulness which can only be defined as upholding the intrinsic core of righteousness. If the objective is noble then circumstances may warrant deliberate deviation from the literal definition. For, instance, if a patient is...
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  • Esay on Dayaram - 1270 Words
    Dayaram Dayaram ( (1777–1853) was a Gujarati poet. He belongs to middle age or " Madhya-kal " in Gujarati literature. He was known for his literary form called " Garbi " in Gujarat. He was a follower of Pushtimarg of Hindu religion. Dayaram, along with Narsinh Mehta and Meera, is considered as major contributor in Bhakti-kal in Gujarati literature.Although Dayaram has written in prose a major chunk of his published work is in poetry. The total number of his creations is not known and is still...
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  • ASIA 398 Term Paper
    ASIA 398 Term Paper From ancient Greece, India, Pre-modern China to feudal Japan, there is a treasure trove of literature and epics from the ancient times available to us. Each is valued for having contributed to the way society thinks today. These literary masterpieces have shaped our ideas about human life and spiritual growth and have sparked riveting debates about the existence of God and the importance of spirituality. Among these great works of art is the Ramayana, a tale where Dharma,...
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  • Culture of Jagannath - 1222 Words
    Culture of jagannath Orissa is the land of Jagannath culture. It represents the religious worships of orissa. It has unique and valuable religious tourism resources. The state has something for everyone. The monuments- the sun temple at Konark, the Jagannath temple at Puri, the Lingraj temple at Bhubaneswar are the sacred places of Orissa attract thousand of pilgrimages from the different parts of world in recent time. The beautiful yatra, Car festivals of Lord Jagannath motivate many devotees...
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  • Guru Nanak and Meera Bai
    Guru Nanak is the founder and first guru of the Sikh religion. He was born in a small town outside of Lahore, India (now Pakistan) to a family in the merchant caste. As a young man, Guru Nanak married and had children. Yet he didn't fit easily into family expectations. He seems to have only reluctantly entered the clerical profession suggested by his family, often feeling the call to turn inward in meditation at key points in his life. Guru Nanak's moment of enlightenment came when, after...
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  • Bhagavad Gita - 680 Words
    “Those who take shelter in me, though they be of lower birth — women, vaiśyas [merchants] and śūdras [workers] — can attain the supreme destination.” The Bhagavad Gita told many story about the Hindu history, what was most enlightening to me was the tradition of the women, and how they were viewed. The women were viewed as many other early societies dated back as far as Mesopotamian time and even as now. The women were looked at as lower breeds of human, more so like slaves. The women of the...
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  • Bhagavad Gitta - 1384 Words
    Jane Ellis Professor Adam Miller Comparative religion September 20, 2010 Bhagavad-Gita Throughout the Bhagavad-Gita, one reoccurring theme was detachment through the practice of discipline, creates an evenness of mind. To obtain joy you need to let go of the desire of joy itself. The detachment of one’s own desires is called liberation and the only way to get there is through discipline. The verse from the second teaching is important to an overall understanding of the Gitas...
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  • Essays - 3058 Words
    SONG OF RADHA, THE MILKMAID ---text and critical study by Mandira Chattopadhyaya Labels: Literary Criticism I carried my curds to the Mathura fair… How softly the heifers were lowing… I wanted to cry, “Who will buy The curds that is white as the clouds in the sky When the breezes of Shravan are blowing?” But my heart was so full of your beauty, Beloved, They laughed as I cried without knowing: Govinda! Govinda! Govinda! Govinda! How softly the river was flowing! I carried...
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  • Bhagavad-Gita and the Dialogues of Plato
     The Dialogues of Self Self: Oh wise Socrates what an honor it is to meet you. I hope you have the time to converse with me. I have read the Bhagavad-Gita and the Dialogues of Plato concerning your trial and death, and have several questions concerning your belief in the immortality of the soul. Socrates: Of course my friend. That is the reason I am here. Self: Excellent. You speak of it being a "noble risk" to believe in the immortality of the soul. That on a basic level I...
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  • Essence of Bhagavad Gita - 1853 Words
    What is the essence of Bhagavad Gita? One of the main scriptures which explains the true relationship between God and human beings is known to be the Bhagavad Gita. It teaches how to live happily, and shows the path for reaching the Divine destination. No one has to be a certain faith in order to truly understand this scripture, which is the main reason why it works wonders to better ourselves in this society. The Gita teaches us more than just life lessons, it teaches us how to free ourselves...
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