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What are the “vedas” and who wrote them ?

Vedas the old ancient scripture and text have been stated at the world’s oldest piece of literature. They were complied at a time in India when rest of the world was still busy with hunting and hardly knew about even living nicely. The Vedas (Sanskrit वेद véda, “knowledge”) , a large body of texts originated […]

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what is the power of “Om” ?

Om or Aum written in Devanāgari as ॐ and as ओम्, in Sanskrit known as praṇava प्रणव , Omkara, or Auṃkāra ओंकार (lit. “Auṃ form/syllable”), is a sacred/mystical syllable in the Dharma or Indian religions, i.e. Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. Aum, pronounced as a long or over-long nasalized close-mid back rounded vowel, though there are […]

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Why we say “touch wood” after saying something we don’t want to happen?

I never loose a bet “touch wood” or  I never loose any bets I ever make, “touch wood”. Do these sentences seem similar to you in any manner? Well, the similarity is in the use of phrase “touch wood” . We use the phrase to ward off bad-luck but have you ever tried to find out why […]

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Who were the eight immortals(Chiranjivins) according to hindu tradition ?

There have been many great warriors, saints, gods etc. in the Hindu mythology. According to the various Indian traditions and stories there are eight immortals who walk on this Earth. I present what i found after my research. Each person listed here has a very unique story why they are still alive. We’ll go through […]