Category Archives: Religion

Hindu Prayer Book

Namaste, I just came across this prayer book and thought it might help a few of my readers. I know it’ll help me 🙂 Hindu Prayer Book in English View more documents from Shashi Joshi  

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Hindu scriptures

Scriptures     The Vedas are the HolyScriptures of Hinduism. Literally Veda means knowledge or wisdom.Because the Rishis or sages had the Vedas channelled to them whilst in deep meditative states, they have been described as apaurusheya, i.e., not created … Continue reading

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Stages of hindu life

STAGES OF HINDU LIFE In Vedic times, the span of a normal human life was averaged to be eighty-four years, with four sections of twenty-one years each. The first twenty-one years is known as the “Brahmacharya ashram”, the stage of … Continue reading

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Forms of worship

Forms of Worship Hindu ritual is divided into three types: (1) daily rituals called nitya; (2) specific rituals, called naimittika; and (3) personal rituals, called kamya. These three religious activities, nitya, naimittika, and kamya, are accomplished through three types of … Continue reading

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Shavuot

Ok. This is a little different. Today our family went to Orlando Chabad temple. Not just for the ice cream but it helped. We like to show our kids various religions. For many years we have also gone to Chabad … Continue reading

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Mother Lakshmi

Mother Lakshmi arose out of the sea of milk, the primordial cosmic ocean, bearing a red lotus in her hand.  Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva (creator, preserver and destroyer respectively)- wanted to have her for themself. Shiva’s claim was refused for … Continue reading

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About last night.

Ok, I haven’t written regular blog stuff thus far so here goes. Last  night I visited my temple in Orlando (Shri Shivdham Hindu temple) . We are celebrating the one year anniversary of the installation of Sri Radhakrishna at the … Continue reading

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