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नैनीताल जिले के भवाली से लगभग पांच किलोमीटर की दूरी तय करने पर आप "घोड़ाखाल" पहुंच सकते हैं जो न्याय गोलू देवता के मंदिर के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। समुद्र तल से 2000 मीटर की ऊंचाई पर स्थित इस आकर्षक मंदिर को "घंटियों का मंदिर" भी कहा जाता है।

#nainital #Almora #Kumaon #Uttarakhand
#GoluDevta is considered to be an incarnation of #GaurBhairav (#Shiva), and is worshipped all over the #Kumaon & #Garhwal region. He is worshipped as the god of #justice and he serves it well. His mantra is following: "Jai Nyay Devta Goljyu Tumar Jai ho. Sabuk lije dain haije"
#GoluDevta is seen in the form of #Shiva, while his brother Kalva Devta is in the form of #Bhairava and Garh Devi is in the form of #Shakti. Golu Devta is also prayed as a key deity (Ista/Kula Devata) in many villages in #Kumaon and #Garhwal regions of #Uttarakhand

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Sri #Vedavyasara janma bhoomi - #Kalpi (near Kanpur - U. P) on the banks of Yamuna river
Originally Sri Vyasaru was called as #Krishna #Dvaipaayana. Since #Vyasa was dark (Krishna) in colour and born in an island (Dweepa) in Yamuna river he was called Krishna Dvaipaayana; (Dweepaayana)
He was called #VedaVyasa since he had organized Vedas. Since He was descent to Sage #Vasishta he was known as Vasishta #Krishna; He was called #Badarayana since he was an inhabitant of #Badarika forest full of Jujube trees. His hermitage is in #Badari Kshetra. +
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Over the coming nine nights, NHSF (UK) will be celebrating Shakti through telling the stories of nine female intellectuals from Hindu history.

What can we, as Hindu students today, learn from the stalwart philosophers of the past?
And how many of us, as young Hindus, know that some of our most influential thinkers were women?

Each day we will be updating our website, where you will be able to read more about each figure 🙌
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In Shaktam, #Parvati stands for #Shakti, feminine power. Without Shakti, Shiva is shava, a mere corpse. It is the Mother who manifests her divine powers to exhibit as Durga and Kali. The chief forms of Parvati as Durga , Mahaishamardini, Jagaddhatri and Kali
#Maa Chandi is the name by which Maa Durga is referred to in Devi Mahatmyam , the fierce manifestation of Shakti, the symbol of feminine power.The text glorifying the victory of MaaDurga over the demon Mahisasura. Text is also known as Durga #Saptashati or Chandi Path.
Saptashata’ means 700 verses arranged into 13 chapters. In which MaaDurga is described as killing of several demons by taking the form of Chandi. This fierce mother has big eyes dressed in red and green adorned with garlands of flowers and in front of her is vehicle the Lion .
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#Thread - Kharosa Caves : A lost treasure of the great Hindu Civilisation

Built around the 6th century during the Gupta Era, Kharosa Caves are one of the finest examples of marvellous #Hindu architecture.

These 12 caves are located 45 kms away from Latur.


As per local legends, Kharosa is the place where Lord #Ram and Lakshman killed the demons Khar & Dushan.

Ramwadi, a village adjacent to Kharosa is believed to be a spot where Lord Ram, Maa Sita and Lakshman stayed during their exile.

The first and second cave are a G+1 structure.

Both these caves are interconnected.

Unfortunately, the first cave has now been defiled. It appears that the statue in this cave is of the ‘Trimurti’.

You can also see the garbage littered in the corner.

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1-Swami #Sivananda used to say this about #Mantra and #Japa #Sadhana

“Do not bother yourself about #Matra, #Para and #Pashyanti, etc.

Do #Japa of your #Ishta #Mantra mentally with its meaning and right #Bhava.

You will realize the spiritual benefits. (1/13)

#Astrology. Image
2-Why do you waste your time counting the pebbles on the bank?

Take a dip immediately in the Ganges and enjoy the bath” (2/13)

#संस्कृतिबोध Image
3-All Mantras have equal potency or power.

It is not quite accurate to say that

... Om Namo Narayanaya is superior Om Namah Shivaya or Radhesyam or Sri Ram, and so on. (3/13)

#सनातनशुद्धरूपसेविज्ञान Image
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1-Through the #Grace of the #Godeess ,we have been on a cosmic #Joyride since quite some time now!

Let’s continue with the same with the discussions on some more #Shakti #Mantras! (1/21)

2-Let’s begin today with #Klim

Klim – pronounced as #Kleem is about the wonderful, seductive #God - #Krishna

#Klim is blissful and full of #Ananda – because Krishna is #Bliss (pure #Ananda!) (2/21)

3-#Klim also relates to #Sundari the #Goddess of #Love, #Beauty and #Transcendence

#Klim activates #Desire, #Love and #Attraction

In #VedicAstrology #Klim is used to invoke #Venus and sometimes #moon. (3/21)

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1-We have been talking about #Mantras and their place in the #Vedic #Tradition.

Today, let’s dwell on the #Shakti Mantras – quite perhaps the most #esoteric and #Powerful entities in their own right. (1/19)

2-A word of caution here.

Shakti Mantras are like an Atomic Bomb

They are extremely powerful

..and should be practiced with due consideration, initiation and guidance by your #Guru and under your full #Intuition. (2/19)

@ijyotish @shashankupadhy_

3-Fundamentally, Shakti Mantras are extremely powerful, mono or single syllabled mantras.

In the higher Yogic practices they have a special usage. (3/19)

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#Thread on Ardhnarishwar form of the Divine Couple of Shiv-Shakti as recorded by Greek author Porphyry (AD 233-306) in 4th Book of his treatise On Abstinence from Animal Food, called Physica, i. 56. Gaisford’s Edition [based on the works of a Babylonian, Bardesanes (AD 154-..)]
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#Thread on Shivalinga - a symbolic representation of the all powerful, omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent Mahadev, and His Shiv-Shakti manifestation. #SHIVA #shakti #SanatanDharma #Hinduism #Dharma #Hindutva
Shivalinga consists of two words - Shiva and Linga.

Shiva word means ‘Kalyan’ or welfare and happiness for all, irrespective of caste, creed, gender etc. Hence, when we chant ‘AUM NAMAH SHIVAYA’ , it means we humbly surrender before the all powerful, omniscient, omnipotent..
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तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय। Lead us from Darkness Unto Light. Folks standing by for #9baje9mintues. Both Ghee & 'kapur' & mustard oil. We are among 130 crore Indians standing together in India's war on #coronavirus #JaiHind. ImageImage
Thousands of people. Hundreds of homes. In every house diyas & candles have been lit up. #IndiaBattlesCoronavirus. This is India that believes in the power of people coming together to show unity in a difficult time. #JaiHind. #JaiBharat. Maintaining #SocialDistancing ImageImage
#Aum #Swasti Shubh Ho! Kalyan Ho! Swastik symbol made from #Diyas. People stay home. Light diyas. Chant #BharatMataKiJai. #IndiaFightsCorona #IndiaFirst people stay home and maintain #socialdistancing . #Agni Se #Shakti #Urja. ImageImage
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Beyond the Veil - The #Ayyappan Sankalpa — A Long Thread !
The #SabarimalaTemple is many centuries-old and hosts an ancient deity, Sastha — #Ayyappan the main Vigraha (idol) of the temple, the deity is worshipped in the form of a Naishtika Brahmachari
This temple is not a prayer hall but is an energy centre; the Vigraha of #Ayyappan is not the representation of a God who is omnipresent, but as a source of energy (Chaithanya) from a mystical dimension.
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Join us #LIVE for our CWP suffrage panel discussion: 'The State of the Nation for Women in New Zealand Today: 125 years post suffrage'. We're currently hearing from @nataliaalbert, founder of @kspwomen:… #nzpol #SuffrageDay #Suffrage125 #KateSheppard
Currently speaking: Dr @gillgreer, National Council of Women of NZ @ncwnz… #SuffrageDay
Next up on the CWP 'State of the Nation for Women in NZ' Suffrage Panel: Prue Kapua, President of the Maori Women's Welfare League @Mwwlorg
Watch live:… #Suffrage125 #WhakatuWahine #WahineToa
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