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Sri Chandrasekhara Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham said once that the proper time to do sandhyavandanam is hinted in the tamil saying " Kaanaamal konaamal kandu kodu". There is one important step in Sandhyavandhanam named Argya Pradhaanam (means giving Argyam to Sun God). As per this Tamil saying this Argya Pradhaanam is to be given along with ...


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The similar question was asked by Yudhisthira Yudhisthira said: Which would be (i.e. is) the Ekadasl in the bright half of Asadha? What is the name and the manner of it? (i.e. in which manner is it observed?) Tell me about it in detail. Lord Krishna answered this question in detail which can be found in PADMA-PURANA: UTTARAKHANDA: Chapter 53 ...


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In the scripture Bhavishyottara Purana, god Krishna narrates significance of Shayani Ekadashi to Yudhishthira, as the creator-god Brahma narrated the significance to his son Narada once. The story of king Mandata is narrated in this context. The pious king's country had faced drought for three years, but the king was unable to find a solution to please the ...


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The prescribed Achamana mantras in Atharva Veda Sandhya Vandana are four mantras starting with "Jeevastha jeevyasam....." from the Veda itself.


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However same the conceptual aspects of Sandhya Vandana for all the veda, they are slightly different for different Vedic lines and also even within the same Vedas like Shukla and Krishna Yajur vedas.. Between Rig + Yajur and Sama vedas the mantras for the following are different, Praasanam- drinking a small drop of water while uttering Mantra to purify ...


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Because every Brahmin does aachman in the name of Vishnu That is obviously not true. First of all, the Smarta achamana, which is prescribed in Manu Smriti and several other Smritis, does not require any mantras to be chanted. Simply sipping the water is sufficient. And, since Smritis talk only about Vedic rituals, so we can conclude in Vedic rituals this ...


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