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In the holy land of pigs and cows...

The moment I read the daily post today, the first thing I did was google out the seven cardinal sins. Being brought up in a Hindu family all that ever counted among the gravest of sins was eating pork and beef. 650 more words

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Naga Panchami

Nag-Panchami is an important festival for Hindus and it is celebrated in the month of July /August. On this day they worship live cobras or their images. 28 more words

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Hinduism and Happiness

I am no expert on Hinduism, just as I am no expert on Buddhism. I am simply curious about other religions and philosophies about life. From what I have read, Hinduism, which has its roots in India, very much parallels the teachings of the West regarding the attainment of happiness. 212 more words

Om-Ma-Ni-Pad-Me-Hum
(Buddhist mantra)
Your happiness is my happiness.
Your suffering is my suffering.

May I be filled
with loving compassion.
May I be healthy, peaceful & at ease.
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This Is NOT a Poem!

In this moment, I sit with my back erect

I breathe into my belly and consciously release all of the tensions in my body

It seems I have been anxious far too long- 89 more words

Ramayana's Best Sloka

There is a Legend that Varauchi,who was in King Vikramaditya’s Court and A great Sanskrit scholar as asked to pick the best sloka in the… 144 more words

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Vedas Not Clear Women Chastity Pancha Kanyas Chaste?

I have been under the impression that he Vedas and the Epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata are very strict in the  chastity of women.

There is also a view that women were suppressed and that there was no sexual intransigence during this period. 498 more words

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