Sanātan

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Sanātan

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Sanātan

Should we know Vedic tradition? Yes. Sanātan means [Eternal. Perennial. Universal.] The fountain of Hindu spirituality has been flowing eternally, so to say. Enriching the world and its people. Like the Holy Ganges. There’s much to read and revel in …

Why study Vedas?

Answer comes from the Veda itself stuta mya varda vedmata prachodyantaṁ pāvmani dvijanam | ayuḥ prāṇaṁ prajāṁ paśuṁ kirti draviṇam brahṁvarchasam | mahyṁ dattva vrajat brahmlokṁ | (Atharvaveda 16. 71. 1) “The loving Veda-mata [Mother Veda], one who fulfils all …

Essence of Hindu Culture

Is ‘Hindu’ the right name? No No. We don’t find the name ‘Hindu’ in our ancient scriptures. Word ‘Hindu’ came into common usage from Persians and Arab invaders, who called the land east of the great river ‘Sind’ [Indus] as …

Shanti Mantra – 2

2500 BC, somewhere in central India. The Guru began where he had left off. He translated the Shanti Mantra thus: ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदम् पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते | पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते || ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः || “That’ absolute reality, Brahman, is infinite …

Shanti Mantra-1

2500 BC, somewhere in central India, the day begins with recitation of the Vedic peace mantra from Ishavasya Upanishad. First rays of the sun had just kissed the earth. A glorious morning was about to sprout, lending a healing touch …

Why this blog?

Study of Vedic literature is essential in today’s stressful living environment. There is a need, now more than ever to enrich and soothe our minds with the nectar of Vedas. This Blog is a modest effort to present glimpses of …