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Here are the ones I've found so far: The Smartha sect of Adi Shankaracharya says "Sri Parameshwara Prityartam" or "Parvati Parameshwara Prityartam", meaning for the pleasure of Sri Parameshwara or Parvati Parameshwara, both names of Shiva. The Thenkalai sub-sect of the Sri Vaishnava sect says "Sri Bhagavat Agna, Bhagavat Kainkarya Rupam", meaning by the ...


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Yes, jambu dweepe, bharata varshe, dandakaranye, godavaryah dakshine teere, etc. denote the location. Here are two pages with substitutes for USA. https://in.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110406091823AA7IX1K http://www.ammas.com/q&a/Sankalpa-Mantras-at-USA-vis-a-vis-as-at-India/q/176673 For the USA: Krouncha Dweepe: In the island called ...


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It gives current time and location of performer starting from lifetime of Brahma and place in Anda-Kataha. Detailed answer in this blog : Dviteeya parardhe - in the 2nd half of Brhama's life Svetavaraha kalpe - in the kalpa of Sveta-Varaha Vaivaswatha manvantare - in the reining period of current manu Vaivaswatha Ashta Vimsati tame - in the 28th mahayuga ...


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The Vadakalai Sankalpam: Sri Bhavatagya sriman Narayana preethiyartham ~ "By the command of Bhagavat, (I do this act) for the pleasure of Lord Narayana". [Prītyā=sans. joy, pleasure] Since the Vadakalai Sankalpam is practically identical to the smarta in construction, we'll take that as the standard, and let's consider why the tenkalai sankalpam is ...


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The first one is the correct one. mama + upātta samasta duritakṣayadvārā śrī parameśvara prītyartham mama + upātta = mamopātta upātta is to acquire. partha is name of arjuna and other meanings can also be said. but the correct one is mamopatta. The meaning of the line goes as To please lord parameshwara, mama upaata = given to me or obtained by me, ...


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No vow can be taken without any witness. There are universal forces, apart from our own soul itself, which are always the witnesses. See the following verses from Manu Smriti: 8.84. ’The Soul itself is the witness of the Soul, and the Soul is the refuge of the Soul; despise not thy own Soul, the supreme witness of men. 8.85. ’The wicked, indeed, say in ...


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Since you live in Asia, it is still jambu dweepa. Jambu Dweepa is divided into 9 Varsha: Bharat Kshetra Mahavideha Kshetra Airavat Kshetra Ramyakwas Hariwas Hairanyvat Kshetra Haimavat Kshetra Devkuru Uttarkuru Bangkok will come under Bharatha varsha, bangkok khande... could be the choice


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Partha means that matter which belongs to earth (prithvi). Once the Prana leaves the body we call it Parthiva shareera. Arjuna represents that Jeevatma and hence he is also called Partha and Krishna being the charioteer of this Partha (Jeevatma) he is called Parthasarathy.


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