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Months of the year and The Hindu Calendar

The Hindu dating systems follows one of the two popular models, the विक्रम सम्वत्  which originated in 58BCE  or the शाक सम्वत् which originated in 78 CE. (सम्वत् means year ). Prior to these an even more ancient system was … Continue reading

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Gayatri Mantra (गायत्री मन्त्र:)

Gayatri Mantra (गायत्री मन्त्र:), is the most powerful vedic mantra, it is a prayer of gratitude to the Divine. In Vedic tradition Mantra (मन्त्र) and Tantra (तन्त्र) are the two tools available for enlightenment, both contain the same ending “Tra”, … Continue reading

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