Tradition demands a length of shiny string with a sponge and some beads and baubles in the centre. Boring? We went looking for some options - and found ourselves pleasantly surprised at the unusual......
Q. details of shastipoorthi celebration Pinky Chinni: A. When the male spouse (husband) attains the age of 60, the marriage is once again celebrated with a new mangalsutra and rituals. This is called...... more
Q. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra - What is its Significance? Is the Mantra recited for Longevity or Attaining His Feet? Yerra Janardhan: A. The Maha Mrityunjaya mantra is a prayer to Lord Shiva who is addressed as Sankara and Trayambaka. Sankara is sana (blessings) and Kara (the Giver)....... more
Q. What is "Mantra Yoga" ?-Kindly explain Sankaran Subbiah: A. Mantras are derived from sanskrit. It could be a word or a phrase. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra and Gayatri Mantra are the popular ones. There are...... more
Q. What is " Mritunjaya Mantra " of Lord Shiva ? Can you write here ? Radhakrishnan : A. Aum Trayambakam Yajamahe,Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam;Urva Rukamiva Bandhanaan,Mrityor Mokshiye Maamritat.OM triyambakam yajāmahe sugandhim...... more