'Nirvana Shatkam' explains better about 'Atman' - the eternal Soul

The greatness of Hinduism lies in the facts that first of all, it is not a religion but it is only an enduring culture which sustained many invasions, cultural attacks and yet thrives in India . Secondly, in the deeper sense, it offers various methods and practices for the humans so that one can follow his/her preferred method. Hinduism has nothing to preach against other religions and it is only by the provoking acts of the other religions that today some Hindus are revolting against such attempts, which is again an undesirable thing happening in modern India.

Who is the Supreme God?

Hindus call the Supreme God as " Vishnu" or " Krishna ", the Christians may call the same Supreme God as " The Almighty ", the Jews may call " Jehova " and the Muslims refer to the same supreme God as “ Allah ” and finally it is the one and only one Supreme God, who is the ultimate. Can anybody negate this opinion? There is probably no other way left for anyone to negate this opinion, because if they negate this opinion, first of all they are not honest and then there must be different Gods existing, different Earths, and different Universes even! Before the Jesus Christ, there was no Christianity. But the world existed. Similarly before the birth of Islam, the world existed. And only after Prophet Mohammed, there originated the Islam. However in contrast to these two religions, the Hinduism has no particular date or time that was discovered by the man, to say when it has originated. A little off the topic, to be more precise, Hinduism is not a

How to Make a Man and a Nation Great!

“Desamante Matti kaadoyi, desamante manushuloyi” is a Telugu proverb which is well known to the people of Andhra Pradesh. And about the great visionary Swami Vivekananda, every Indian has a great respect. Let me remind to many of you and unveil to some of you, what he has said about the course of making a man and in turn his nation great. Three things are necessary to make every man great and every nation great. 1. Conviction of the powers of Goodness, 2. Absence of Jealousy and Suspicion, 3. Helping all those who are trying to be and do good. The great secret is absence of jealousy. Be always ready to concede to the opinions of your brethren and try always to conciliate.

Pakodi and Bhajji - two famous Indian snacks

Pakodi and Bhajji are two of the famous Indian Snacks most commonly found in almost all parts of India . Made from Chickpeas flour (also referred to as Gram flour), they are not only good to taste but also good for health to some extent. The only thing that is not good for health, like in many other preparations, is the Oil . But once in a while, if you want to have a good evening when you don’t feel like going out, for example, when it is raining outside, or on a dull day, you can prepare this snack and relish it, and a cup of tea as a supplement, adds more to your pleasure. The procedure for preparing both of these snacks is very simple. For Pakodi Cut onions into thin and a bit lengthy slices. Take 150-200 gm of Chickpeas flour (also called ‘Gram flour’ in English) and add some salt and pepper according to your taste and estimation. Add a pinch of turmeric if you like, to get a good color. Mix well, and then add sufficient quantity of water so that the flour becomes a thick pa

Understanding Men and Women fully reading 'Men are from Mars Women are from Venus'

This post offers our feedback about this good book, “ Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus ” which contains a description of various insights into understanding the nature of the men and the women in great detail. It is usual for men and women generally to expect their life partners to be the mirror images of themselves in terms of behavior, but it is very rare to find a match like that. Not only in case of life partner, but also with any other men and women (like father, mother, brothers and sisters) sometimes we try to help them thinking they would like what we do and the events turn against us. More important when we open a conversation to help someone is the ‘ Timing ’ and if it is wrong, the things would only become worse. For example, men always try to be “ Mr. Fix-it ” and women always try to do the role of “ Home-Improvement committee ”, is a good example to understand the behaviors. Mr. Fixit approach of men makes them ‘ solutions ’ which troubles the women at times. And

Greatness lies in the Simplicity

Sooner or Later a man who wins is who thinks he can. No Defeat if final until you stop Trying! You only control your action and not the results. So be not motivated by results, nor be attached to inaction. See how simple and great are the above lines. It is true that Greatness lies in the Simplicity . To become great we shall not look at the great achievements or results attained by the Great people but shall look at the path they followed to become Great. So if we make up our mind to do good to this world by our words and deeds, then by consistently following this good path, sure on one day we would become Great.

Energy is Magnetic - Believe it and do Creative Visualization regularly

“Energy is Magnetic” at first sounds to be some physics topic dealing with electromagnetic waves or something else, right! But there is also another way of understanding it. Creative Visualization makes you to concentrate on those latent energy levels within you with which, when put in proper use, you can attract the things of similar energies from the physical plane (physical world) to achieve your goals; let them be materialistic or physical or spiritual. But there is a little longer way to go, to understand this “Energy is Magnetic” principle. Belief is the prerequisite for achieving anything in this world. So no technique works if we don’t believe in the things we are doing or following. This fact is almost universally acceptable as some medical research has also shown that without belief even the correct medicine will not cure the illness. And the vice versa is also true to some extent that with belief, even some normal medicine would do wonders in curing the illness. It all de