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Karma in Jainism

Karma in Jainism

Karma in Jainism In Indian philosophy, karma is the natural moral law of the universe in which every good and bad action has a corresponding effect on the doer. This explains why some are richer, prettier or luckier than others and why otherwise similar people are at different spiritual levels. It is also the determining factor of the form into ...

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The Purpose of Life in Jainism

The Purpose of Life in Jainism

The Purpose of Life in Jainism Jainism has historical roots in Hinduism, but there are many differences between the two Indian religions today. Central to Jain belief is the material and the spiritual realm. For Jains, the purpose of life is to attain moksa, or release, from the cycle of rebirth. There are five levels on the path of human ...

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Five Sikh Takhts

Five Sikh Takhts

Five Sikh Takhts Sikh Takhts are 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism which have a significant respect. In Sikhism, Guru is refrered as Sachcha Patshah  and to his gaddi (spiritual seat) as Takht and the congregation he led as darbar (court). These Panj Takht take Religious, Social and Political decisions as required by Sikh community. In 1609, Sri Guru Hargobind Singh ...

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Facts to know about Sikhism

Facts to know about Sikhism

 Facts to know about Sikhism Sikhism is a monotheistic religion, and the basic Sikh belief is represented in the phrase Ik Onkar meaning “One God.” was founded in the Punjab region in India in the 15th century by Guru Nanak Dev ji.The primary source of Scripture for Sikhs is the Guru Granth Sahib, regarded as the living Guru, after the ...

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Muslim Rituals and Practices

Muslim Rituals and Practices

Muslim Rituals and Practices There are sacred practices and rituals that are very important to Muslims. Some rituals are practiced daily like prayer, others are practiced annually, like those aligned with specific Islamic holidays. Five Pillars of Islam The Five Pillars of Islam (Arabic arkan ud-Din, “pillars of the faith”) are the five religious duties expected of every Muslim. The ...

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5 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Your Marriage

5 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Your Marriage

5 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Your Marriage Verses are passages of scripture found in the Bible that capture our attention and feed our soul. They are so comforting, they almost seem tangible. God’s Words are powerful! 1. “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”- 1 Peter 4:8 This is a very ...

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Bhajan and Aarti

Bhajan and Aarti

Bhajan and Aarti A Bhajan or kirtan is a Hindu devotional Song. Music to human ears is heavenly. And if it’s purely devotional, it’s truly divine. Such a genre of music is the Bhajan. Bhajans are deeply rooted in the Indian tradition. Bhajans are simple songs in soulful language expressing the many-splendor emotions of love for God. Satsang means pooja ...

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Shree Suktam Strotam

Shree Suktam Strotam

Shree Suktam Strotam Shree Suktam is panacea to please Shree Maha Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth. Chanting of Mahalakshmi Stotram brings prosperity and wealth. Harih Om Hirannya-Varnnaam Harinniim Suvarnna-Rajata-Srajaam । Candraam Hirannmayiim Lakssmiim Jatavedo Ma Aavaha ॥1॥ Taam Ma Aavaha Jatavedo Lakssmiim-Anapagaaminiim । Yasyaam Hirannyam Vindeyam Gaam-Ashvam Purussaan-Aham ॥2॥ Ashva-Puurvaam Ratha-Madhyaam Hastinaada-Prabodhiniim । Shriyam Deviim-Upahvaye Shriirmaa Devii Jussataam ॥3॥ Kaam ...

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Ten Aspects of Goddess Parvati

Ten Aspects of Goddess Parvati

Ten Aspects of Goddess Parvati Goddess Parvati is regarded as the power and divine consort of Lord Shiva – the Destroyer. Like her consort Shiva, Goddess Parvati is said to have both mild and terrible aspects. Goddess Parvati is known by different names like Lalita, Uma, Gauri, Kali, Durga, Haimavati etc. Two of her fierce but very powerful forms are ...

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Shiva Chalisa

Shiva Chalisa

Shiva Chalisa Shiva Chalisa is a “forty verse” prayer. Verses are recited or chanted by groups. The acts and deeds of Shiva are recalled in these verses to aid the devotee to meditate on virtuous and noble qualities. ll Doha ll Jai Ganesh Girija Suvan, Mangal Mool Sujaan l l Kahat Ayodhyadas Tum, Dehu Abhaya Vardan l ll Chaupai ll ...

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