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श्रीव्यास वन्दनम्

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 02:43
चतुर्वेदस्वरूपाय   श्रीमतेधर्ममूर्तये ।ज्ञानभक्त्यवताराय व्यासाचार्याय वन्दनम् ॥जय जय श्रीराधे 
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WHO ARE THE GREAT SANSKRIT DRAMATISTS ?

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 04:22
The following are the great Sanskrit dramatists:-

  • Asvaghosha
  • Bhasa
  • Kalidasa
  • Sudraka
  • Bhavabhuti
  • Visakhadatta
  • Bhatta Narayana
  • Murari
  • Rajasekhara
  • Bhimata
  • Kshemisvara 
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WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS NAMES FOR THE TERM “YAJNA” ?

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 09:37
The following are the various names for the term “Yajna” which means a Vedic Sacrifice-     
  • ·       Yajna:
  • ·       Vena:
  • ·       Adhvara:
  • ·       Medha:
  • ·       Vidatha:
  • ·       Narya:
  • ·       Savanam
  • ·       Hotra
  • ·       Ishti:
  • ·       Devatata
  • ·       Makha:
  • ·       Vishnu:
  • ·       Indu:
  • ·       Gharma: 
   जय जय श्रीराधे 
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WHAT ARE THE UTENSILS, IMPLEMENTS AND DRAVYAS USED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF SOMA YAGA?

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 01:15
The following are the important utensils,  implements and dravyas that are generally used in the performance of Soma Yaga:-
  • ·       Abhisavana phalaka
  • ·       Abhri
  • ·       Agnihotrahavani
  • ·       Ajyam
  • ·       Ajyasthali
  • ·       Anvaharyasthali
  • ·       Arani
  • ·       Asandi
  • ·       Asida
  • ·       Camasa
  • ·       Caru
  • ·       Catushpatra
  • ·       Darbha
  • ·       Daru Patra
  • ·       Dasapavitra
  • ·       Dhavitra
  • ·       Dohana
  • ·       Dronakalasa
  • ·       Drsad
  • ·       Graha
  • ·       Ida Patra
  • ·       Idhmam
  • ·       Juhu
  • ·       Kalasa
  • ·       Kapala
  • ·       Krishnajina
  • ·       Kurca
  • ·       Madanti
  • ·       Mahavira
  • ·       Meksana
  • ·       Musala
  • ·       Pariplu
  • ·       Patra
  • ·       Phalaka
  • ·       Pinvana
  • ·       Pistapatri
  • ·       Pistodvapani
  • ·       Pranita
  • ·       Pranita Pranayana
  • ·       Proksani
  • ·       Purnapatra
  • ·       Purodasa
  • ·       Sakata
  • ·       Samya
  • ·       Sannayya Tappani
  • ·       Sapha
  • ·       Satpatra
  • ·       Somalata
  • ·       Sphya
  • ·       Sruk
  • ·       Sruva
  • ·       Sthali
  • ·       Surpa
  • ·       Ulukhala
  • ·       Upabhrt
  • ·       Upala
  • ·       Upavesa
  • ·       Vasordhara
  • ·       Vighana mudghara
  • ·       Yoktra
  • ·       Yupa
जय जय श्रीराधे
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WHAT ARE THE THREE AGNI USED IN SRAUTA SACRIFICES?

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 00:03
The following are the three Agni used in Srauta Sacrifices:-(1) Garhapatya(2) Ahavaniya(3) Dakshinagniजय जय श्रीराधे
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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN SOMAYAGAS?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:53
The seven Somayagas are as follows:-
(1) Agnishtoma
(2) Atyagnishtoma
(3) Ukthya
(4) Sodasi
(5) Vajapeya
(6) Atiratra
(7) Aptoryama
जय जय श्रीराधे 
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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN HAVIRYAJNAS?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:47
The following are the seven Haviryajnas:-
(1) Agnyadheya
(2) Agnihotra
(3) Darsapurnamasa
(4) Caturmasya
(5) Agrayana
(6) Nirudhapasubandha
(7) Sautramani
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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN PAKAYAJNAS ?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 23:37
The seven Pakayajnas are as follows:(1) Ashtaka ( Anvashtaka)(2) Sthalipaka(3) Parvana(4) Sravani(5) Agrahayani(6) Caitri(7) Asvayujiजय जय श्रीराधे
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MAHAMAHOPADHYAYA CHAVALIER PADMABHUSHAN SHRI. N.S.R. SWAMY

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 23:40
It is a very very sad day for the   Srivaishnava community and the entire country. On the passing away of our beloved and most revered  Mahamahopadhyaya, Chavalier, Padmabhushan  Sri.U.Ve. Chaturveda Shatakratu Navalpakkam Sathakopa Ramanuja Tatacharya (Shri.N.S.R Swamy), we have lost an Acharya and great scholar of Sastras par excellence. He was always so kind, compassionate and loving. He encouraged one and all. His significant contribution to Sanskrit literature is known to all. His visionary leadership qualities in institutional building are so unique. His spotless life is  the message for others.  It is impossible to fill the void caused by his absence.
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chen-arts/chen-history-and-culture/humility-matches-his-scholarship/article4122963.ece
I humbly recall with  boundless  gratitude his unparalleled  kindness in blessing me with his generous Foreword for my humble work on Sri Radha Tattvam. 

Iam very grieved over his passing away as  we all thought that he would  guide us like Sri Ramanujacharya for many more years. It is only our unfortunate karma that he left us early.Our hearfelt condolences to  his family. We all share the grief.May he continue to guide us from Paramapada.श्रीमते रामानुजाय नमःराधे राधे
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SATYARAMA AND SATYAKRISHNA

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 00:13
सत्यराम:सकलजीवक्षेमार्थं सत्यक्षेत्रविराजितम् ।सीतापतिं सुरेशं तं सत्यरामं नमाम्यहम् ॥सत्यकृष्ण:राधिकाप्रियभर्तारं सत्यक्षेत्रसुशोभितम् ।रासलीलानिमग्नं तं सत्यकृष्णं नमाम्यहम् ॥ जय जय श्रीराधे
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SRI RAMANUJACARYA

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 20:16
श्रीमते रामानुजाय नमःसमस्तलोकक्षेमाय जीवोज्जीवनहेतवे ।विशिष्टाद्वैतसिद्धान्तनिर्धारण महोदधे॥श्रीशेषाम्शस्वरूपाय रामानुजाय ते नमः । यतिराजयशःकीर्ति: जीयादाचन्द्रतारकम् ॥
जय जय श्रीराधे 
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TALK ON " VEDAS AND MUSIC"

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 21:53
Gave a Talk on " Vedas and Music" on 24th January 2017 as part of Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana organized by Sath Sangam  (Dombivli)   at Sri Subramanya Samajam, Dombivli East.जय जय श्रीराधे
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VAIKUNTA EKADASI AT SRIRANGAM TEMPLE 8TH JANUARY 2017

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 08:42
Vaikunta  Ekadasi at Srirangam Temple on  Sunday , 8th January 2017:-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEhmLzOlugI&feature=youtu.beजय जय श्रीराधे
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ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON VEDIC SELF-MANAGEMENT 14 DECEMBER 2016 AT CHENNAI

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 05:35
Program Objective: To make the participants understand the nuances of Self –Management based on Vedic Scriptures and inspire them to transform themselves through self-exploration. The Program is designed to provide strong theoretical as well as practical exposure to Karma Yoga and conflict resolution in the midst of moral or ethical dilemmas. Vedic Self-Management refers to the art of managing the self as a wholesome entity at the physical, emotional, intellectual and creative levels. At the micro level, the individual human being has to manage oneself properly in terms of his body, mind and intellect throughout his existence. The inherent Vasanas and the individual qualities constituting one’s core personality have to be clearly understood through self-introspection for tapping and harnessing the vast potentials. Vedic Self- Management is built on a holistic understanding of the nuances of Vedic scriptures for achieving internal transformation.Programme Coverage ; Sessions: Holistic Vedic Management – An Introduction; Nuances of Body, Mind, Intellect and Meditation; Personality Mapping based on Trigunas, Panca Kosas and Cakras;Achieving Managerial Excellence through Karma Yoga; Dilemmas, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution; Internal Transformation; and Case Study.Brochure:http://ieeecs-madras.managedbiz.com/pgms/2016/ws-vsm/ws-vsm-brochure.pdfRegistration Form:http://ieeecs-madras.managedbiz.com/pgms/2016/ws-vsm/ws-vsm-regn-form.pdfOR https://goo.gl/Q0W5E8जयजय श्रीराधे
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SRI RADHA TATTVAM

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 21:44
श्रीगोविन्दप्रियां राज्ञीं वृन्दावनमनोहरीम् | कृपास्वरूपिणीं दिव्यां राधादेवीं नमाम्यहम् ||
The glory of  Radha’s divine name is so great that Krishna bestows prema bhakti instantly to one who starts saying the first syllable ‘RA’. Krishna goes into ecstatic raptures instantly and his joys fully bloom. When the devotee completes the second syllable ‘DhA’ instantly Krishna gets lovingly intoxicated, gets completely lost in trance and uns after him who chants the nectar-like name of Radha. 'रा' शब्दोच्चारणादेव स्फितो भवति माधवः ।'धा' शब्दोच्चारतः पश्चाद् धावत्येव स सम्भ्रमः ॥--- ब्रह्मवैवर्त पुराणRadha manifests especially in the form of hladini Sakti signifying  the exalted pleasure potency  of Krishna. Radha is the personification of transcendental rasaof the supreme
order who matchlessly enchants Krishna by all means. Radha is the svarupa Sakti of Krishna and is the  greatest teacher of Krishna prema.  The matchless love of Radha is referred to as  ‘prema guru’. The  exalted prema of Radha inspires Krishna as a student to perform novel dances.Radha is  the holistic and complete Sakti and Krishna is the holistic and complete SaktimAn. Based on Vedicscriptural evidence, there is no difference between Radha and Krishna. They are verily the same just like musk and scent and fire and heat. For enjoying the mellows of  loving pastimes, though they have taken two apparently different forms, Radha and Krishna are indeed  one only.
 मङ्गलं कृष्णकामिन्यै मङ्गलं शुभ मङ्गलम् | मङ्गलं प्रेमदायिन्यै मङ्गलं शुभ मङ्गलम् || मङ्गलं मनमोहिन्यै मङ्गलं शुभ मङ्गलम् |  मङ्गलं मधुराधायै मङ्गलं नित्य मङ्गलम् ||
 Sri Radhakrishna Videos:-Sri Radha Krupa Kataksha Stava Raja Stotramhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGFMOC-gua4&feature=channel Sri Krishna  Krupa Kataksha  Stava Raja Stotramhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5JGqtIbrH8&feature=channel Barsane Wali Radhehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uh_3wRRbg7c&feature=channel Paramadhan Radhehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1Y2dInVlLc&feature=channel जय जय श्रीराधे
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SRI RADHASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS – 9th SEPTEMBER 2016 - FRIDAY

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:48
Sri  Radha is none other than Sri Mahalakshmi, who out of great compassion, facilitates the individual Self to get the divine grace of the Supreme Bhagavan Sri Krishna, the glorious Yogesvara. According to the Scriptures, the best way to approach Sri Krishna is through first obtaining the boundless grace of Sri Radha. Even a grave sinner gets redemption through her ceaseless divine grace and becomes purified to serve the lotus feet of Sri Radhakrishna.  Let us not miss this opportunity to offer our humble and sincere prayers to the ever fresh and fragrant queen of Brindavan. On this most auspicious Radhashtami  day, may Sri Radha shower Her blessings on all. 
श्रीगोविन्दप्रियां राज्ञीं वृन्दावन मनोहरीम् !कृपास्वरूपिणीं दिव्यां राधा देवीं नमाम्यहम् !!
माधुर्यरससंपूर्णां माधवमनमोहिनीम् !
महाभावनिमग्नां तां मधुराधां नमाम्यहम् !!

Sri Radha Krupa Kataksha Stava Raja Stotram
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGFMOC-gua4&feature=channel
 Sri Krishna  Krupa Kataksha  Stava Raja Stotram
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5JGqtIbrH8&feature=channel
 Barsane Wali Radhe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uh_3wRRbg7c&feature=channel
 Paramadhan Radhe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1Y2dInVlLc&feature=channel 
जय जय श्रीराधे 
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REVIEW OF THE BOOK TITLED “ETHICAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUES IN INDIAN SCRIPTURES’’ AUTHORED BY SHRI. VED PRAKASH BHATIA

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 20:05
Shri. Ved Prakash Bhatia has done a great and commendable service in presenting the ethical and spiritual values as embedded in the Vedas, Manusmriti, Bhagavadgita, Vidura Niti , Chanakya’s Niti Sastra,  Viveka Choodamani , Thirukkural and Isavasya Upanishad. His Book “Ethical and Spiritual Values in Indian Scriptures“is organized into nine chapters. Each Chapter deals with the various dimensions of ethical and  spiritual values as contained  in one of the ancient texts mentioned above. He has  painstakingly unravelled the various aspects pertaining to ethical and spiritual values and has presented them in an interesting manner.This book is  a treasure house of ancient Indian wisdom. It is all the more relevant in these modern days of degraded value systems. When we read this book we learn the greatness of Indian scriptures. The twenty qualities highlighted in Chapter 13 of  Bhagavad Gita establishes the relevance of human values for modern management.  Vidura Niti explains the concept of wisdom.  Ethical leadership in Thirukkural  assumes significance in the contemporary context. The Karma yoga approach is enshrined in the Isavasya Upanishad.
The modern man faces a lot of ethical and moral dilemmas in his personal as well as professional life. This valued Book comes as a handy tool as how to navigate in these trying circumstances by providing deeper insights into ancient Indian Scriptures. This Book will widen and deepen our understanding on the domain of ethical and spiritual values. These have to be assimilated, digested and put into practice after proper contemplation and reflection. I believe that this attractive Book written in a lucid and vivid manner will serve as a useful guide for the modern executives, professionals, teachers and students in understanding and practising the great Indian Value systems both in their personal and professional lives. I congratulate Shri. Ved Prakash Bhatia for his excellent contribution.जय जय श्रीराधे


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WHETHER ETHICS TOWARDS OBJECTS WITH SOUL (CONSCIOUSNESS) IS DIFFERENT FROM ETHICS TOWARDS OBJECTS WITHOUT SOUL?

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 07:28
There are ethical responsibilities towards both objects with soul (Consciousness) and those without souls. In the case of objects without soul, one has to operate in moderation. Thus there should be consumption of such resources in moderation without greed and grabbing. The needs of future generations are also to be kept in mind. Thus one has to use the common wealth for common good  with common sense .In the case of objects with soul (other than human being), one has to use them with proper judgement based on the principle of least damage. Thus for saving  human life and ensuring human sustenance, other living beings may be compromised to the barest minimum but without undue exploitation.In the case of human beings , the ethical responsibilities are too many.The underlying factors of ethical responsibilities are only love and compassion  In general, the degree of ethical responsibility is more in case of objects with soul compared to objects without soul.
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HOW TO TEST WHETHER AN ALIEN BEING HAS FREE WILL ?

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 07:23
When the alien being has the capability to do things on its own when multiple options are available in the context of the environment in which it is operating , the existence of its  free will can be established.Animals are instinct-based and their behavior is predictable. But they do have a limited free will which they can exercise on their own volition just like a cow tethered to a Peg. Thus predictability and free-will can go together as well.जय जय श्रीराधे 
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WHETHER THERE ARE ANY TESTS TO DETERMINE THE EXISTENCE OF CONSCIOUSNESS?

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 07:20
The existence of consciousness can be determined by the following tests:a)     External awareness in terms of the surrounding environmentb)    Spontaneous response to external stimuli without any artificially  programmed stimulus or implanted manipulations c)     Self-propelled motion without any artificially  programmed stimulus or implanted manipulationsd)      Presence of life-breath embedded in the body e)     Self-awareness in terms of the conscious feeling of “I” and “Mine” f)       Self-experience of bodily pain or pleasure  
While the existence of  first four can be ascertained by another conscious being, the last two are intrinsic to the particular conscious being  as these are based on one’s own experience which is not explicitly known to others.
Consciousness of a different being  can be established by another  being having consciousness by means of the tests enumerated above. Thus we cannot say that consciousness can neither be observed nor its existence proved or disproved.जय जय श्रीराधे 
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