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महाष्टमी

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( दुर्गोत्सवभक्तितरङ्गिणी, देवीपुराणादि ) – आश्विनी शुक्ल अष्टमीको देवीकी उपासनाके अनेक अनुष्ठान होते हैं, इस कारण यह महाष्टमी मानी जाती है । इसमें सप्तमीका वेध वर्जित और नवमीका ग्राह्य होता है । इस दिन देवी शक्ति धारण करती हैं और नवमीको पूजा समाप्त होती है; अतएव सप्तमीवेधसंयुक्त महाष्टमीको पूजनादि करनेसे पुत्र, स्त्री और धनकी हानि होती है । यदि अष्टमी ... Read More »

Feng Shui

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Feng Shui  is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment. It is closely linked to Daoism. The term feng shui literally translates as “wind-water” in English. This is a cultural shorthand taken from the passage of the now-lost Classic of Burial recorded in Guo Pu’s commentary: Feng shui is one of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, ... Read More »

Garland

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A garland is a decorative wreath or cord (typically used at festive occasions) which can be hung round a person’s neck or on inanimate objects like Christmas trees. Originally garlands were made of flowers or leaves. In India, where flower garlands have an important and traditional role in every festival, Hindu deities are decorated with garlands made from different fragrant ... Read More »

Gyan Ganga

Gyan Ganga

Gyan Ganga Hinduism is one of the oldest known organized religions—its sacred writings date as far back as 1400 to 1500 B.C. It is also one of the most diverse and complex, having millions of gods. Hindus have a wide variety of core beliefs and exist in many different sects. Although it is the third largest religion in the world, ... Read More »