Category Archives for Vedic Wisdom

Swadharma - Role of Self in Difficult Times

TEN SYMPTOMS OF DHARMA- AS PER HINDU SHASTRA SCRIPTURES

Ten Principles of Dharma (Commandments of Dharma) as per Manu Smriti

“Dhrati Kshama Damah Asteyam Shouchamindriyanigrhah
Dhi vidya satyamakrodho dashakam dharma lakshanam”

Which means that these ten signs indicative of Dharma are as follows:-

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Contribution of Vedic India in Medical Sciences

Ancient Indian System of Medical Sciences, just like other branches of sciences is very rich and has a well-defined conceptual framework which is benefitting the mankind consistently throughout the ages. Indians in Vedic times have always advocated the holistic approach towards life which includes all the domains of life including Medical Sciences. Thus  unlike present day allopathy the Medical Science in Ancient India talks about not just treating the visible and surfaced symptoms of a disease, but the treatment is given with a holistic approach and root cause of the symptoms is addressed.

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Guide lines to follow Dharma

DO WE HAVE ANY THUMB RULES TO FOLLOW DHARMA?

The index of effectiveness in life is the ability to evaluate all the available options and then  act on the one which is right and is as per laws of Karma (Causation). Right action should be the one which is able to get us success and should not violate Dharma (path of divinity).

Do we really have thumb rules to know which action shall violate Dharma and which action shall not? The answer to this question is YES and NO. It is so because shastra divides Dharma in two parts:-

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Guru Sampradaya – Guru and disciple relationship in Hinduism

Jagadguru Shankaracharya

Jagadguru Shankaracharya

 

 गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुर्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः ।

गुरुरेव परं ब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥१॥

Gurur-Brahmaa Gurur-Vissnnur-Gururdevo Maheshvarah |

Gurure[-I]va Param Brahma Tasmai Shrii-Gurave Namah ||1||

Meaning: The Guru is Brahma, the Guru is Vishnu, the Guru Deva is Maheswara (Shiva),

The Guru is Verily the Para-Brahman (Supreme Brahman); Salutations to that Guru.Continue reading

Who Am I - The Atman

Who am I – The most asked question by the Mankind

Who Am I - The Atman

Who am I , what is our purpose of coming to this world. Where will I go after this life. When will all this end. .These are some of the eternal questions which keep puzzling us from time to time. Many times it seems there is no answer to all this. And we should forget it and keep going with our usual lives.

But Sanatan Dharma (as Religion can not be literally replaced with Dharma in English, you can call it Ancient code of living) not only gives answer to theses questions but also show us a way to live our life effectively by processing this information and applying the same in our life making it full of abundance.Continue reading

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