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Vaikuntha Ekadashi (08-Jan-2017) - Rare Vishnu Kavacham By Yoganidra - Brahma Vaivarta Puranam

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 18:35
Courtesy:Sri.K.Muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. As *Vaikuntha Ekadashi* falls on *Sunday (08-Jan-2017*), I am happy to attach a rare *Kavacham* on *Lord Vishnu* by *Lord Krishna* and retold to *Lord Brahma* by *Yoganidra*. This is taken from *Brahma Vaivarta Puranam,
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Ramanuja Devanathan no more

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 10:07
I just learned from my Facebook feed that Prof Ramanuja Devanathan Ji left us for Vaikuntha today. An embodiment of Shastra who embraced modern technology (he was very active on Twitter) will be missed by all.
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list of mantras and their meanings and benefits

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 03:25
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Is Sri Rama Jayam wrong?

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:04
Is Sri Rama Jayam wrong? (In Tamil, ज is made जे & finished with a anusvaar.) Heard श्री रामजय: is grammatically correct. Why?
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meaning of कृत्तिवासा

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 18:41
कृत्तिवासा means covered with a skin Remember Mahaperiyavaa giving the meaning as covered with elephant skin And here in page 79 it is depicted as tiger skin.. ( parame vruksha aayudham nidhaaya...) Which is correct?
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पदवाक्यप्रमाणशास्त्रमाश्रित्य विचाराय नूतनसमूहस्य प्रस्तावः ।

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 09:02
*शास्त्रम् (*!forum/shaastram*)* इति अयं नूतनसमूहो रचितः । अत्र शास्त्रार्थनिर्णय एव प्रधानः । तन्निर्णयाय च प्राधान्येन पदवाक्यप्रमाणशास्त्राणामेवाश्रयणमिष्टम् । अत एव यैः तत्तच्छास्त्रेषु श्रमो विधीयते तेत्र
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Sanskrit-Tamil Harmony

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 01:56
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Fwd: 2-day seminar on "S&T in the Indic Tradition" on Feb 4/5, 2017) at the IISc Faculty hall

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 18:03
FYI, For those who would like to get a rigorous intro to Indic scientific tradition, there is an upcoming 2-day seminar at IISc Bangalore on Feb 4,5 organized by Prof. K. Gopinath. Eminent researchers (krta-bhUri-parishramaaH) will be giving talks on various subjects. Attendance is free, but
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{Samskrita}: Self publishing in Sanskrit

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 06:55
Dear Scholars, I am attempting self-publishing a book of my poems in Sanskrit. Although there is much information available on the internet, I have some gray areas. There may be several among you who have experience in this area and who are willing to help me and throw light on my gray areas. I
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Meaning of 'Sarangapani' - temple in Kumbakonam

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 13:10
There is a temple called "Sarangapani' in Kumbakonam of sheSha-shaayi viShNu. But I thought sAraNGga-pANi means shiva - one who holds a deer in his hand. What is the meaning of saaranga-paaNi that connects it to Vishnu? Is it a distortion of shaarnga-paaNi (one who wields the shaarnga-dhanu)?
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Citation for paramaśobhanākṣara

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 09:57
Dear list The Macdonell Sanskrit-English Dictionary (1893) lists the word paramaśobhanākṣara, giving the meaning as “syllable om or the Absolute”. Is there any attested use of the word paramaśobhanākṣa
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Hanumat Jayanti (Panchamukhi Hanumat Pancharatnam)

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 11:24
courtesy:sri.K.Muralidharan Iyengar Dear All, Greetings and Namaste. At the outset, apologies for the long hiatus in my postings due to preoccupation with professional work. As *Hanumat Jayanti* falls on 29-Dec-2016 (Thursday), I am glad to share a short and sweet prayer on *Lord Hanuman* on
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Please help me know the meaning for these sentences. It's very urgent and they are in Sanskrit.

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 22:33
Please help me know the meaning for these sentences. It's very urgent and they are written in the Sanskrit
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sanskrit alphabets meaning

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 06:37
Namaste ! Does anyone here know the root meanings of each alphabet in Sanskrit ? I am not looking for the root words, but the meanings of each vowel and consonant. Is there any information how lord shiva decided on the alphabets ? Thank you very much Sinu
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Svargiya Medhasri Vidushi Asukavi Dharmambal's Stotras and Kirtanas

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 22:13
Courtesy:Sri.P.R.Kannan Pujyasri Kumbakonam Swamigal has taken pains to dig out rare Stotras and Kirtanas of Svargiya Medhasri Vidushi Asukavi Dharmambal in Sanskrit on Devi Kamakshi, Adi Sankara and Sri Mahaswamigal and to get them published in the form of a book. Smt.Dharmambal never had
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Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) updates

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 00:40
Please send your feedback, if any, directly to Sampadanandaji (Sampadananda Mishra Thanks, Ajit Gargeshwari Namaste... please have a look at the following web pages: Samskrita Balasahitya Parishad: Sri
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शास्त्र about ब्रह्मन् status

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 13:21
What say शास्त्र, about the status of ब्रह्मन् ? It is defined by the brahmanical qualities, or is it only by birth? In other words, you can reach the status of a ब्रह्मन् or you just born? thank you valerio
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KashiMajali Kathalu

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 22:32
Hi, This is not directly related to Sanskritam but the audience here is very diverse and therefore asking this question. Anyone came across digitized version of KashiMajali Kathalu in Telugu? Thanks for your help -- धन्यवाद: - राम
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Agamokta sandhya prayogas for some deities

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 01:43
|| SrI mAtre namaha || Namaste dear all , Agamokta sandhya prayogas for some deities :- (1) Sri vidya sandhya prayoga (2) Balasundari sandhya prayoga (3) Nila saraswati sandhya prayoga (4) Sri rama sandhya prayoga
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