Sanātan

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Sanātan

Sanātan

Three Goddesses

We can see and touch them, here and now!! इळा सरस्वती मही तिस्रो देवीर्मयोभुवः | बर्हि सीवन्त्वस्रिधः || (ऋग्वेद 1.13.9) (ऋग्वेद 1.13.9) This Hymn from Rig Veda – 1.13.9 introduces us to a unique trio of three goddesses. These three …

Dharma

Dharma is our guide to living! Who guides us on how to live? What to do or not to do? Dharma is righteous behaviour. It holds our lives and our world together. It guides and regulates our actions so that …

Why study Vedas?

Answer comes from the Veda itself स्तुता मया वरदा वेदमाता प्रचोदयन्तां पावमानी द्विजानाम । आयुः प्राणं प्रजां पशुं कीर्ति द्रविणं ब्रह्मवर्चसम् । मह्यं दत्त्वा व्रजत ब्रह्मलोकम् । (अथर्व० १६ । ७१ । १)) “The loving Veda-mata [Mother Veda], one who …

Essence of Hindu Culture

Is ‘Hindu’ the right name? 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 Hind …

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 …

Sanātan

Sanātan means Eternal. Perennial. Universal. The fountain of Hindu spirituality has been flowing eternally, like the Holy Ganges. Enriching the world with peace and bliss!! Let Sanātan wisdom of India enrich your life!!  

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 …