Bro Its not necessary that God ji appears in front of you in 2minutes or 2days or 2 months after sadhna, try to do best and while doing sadhana do not think that,god is not seeing your efforts each second of your life is watched by him.Just try to remember that every moment in sadhna should be by heart and you are giving your 100% rather then calculating
Krishna Yajurveda - 2:2:10
“asavadityo na vy arocata tasmai devah prayascittim aichan tasma etam
| somaraudram carum nir avapan tenaivasmin rucam adadhus |”
“Yonder sun did not shine, the gods sought an atonement for him, for
him they offered this oblation to Soma and Rudra: verily thereby they
bestowed brightness upon him. If he desires to ...
Is it right as cannabis addicts addressing themselves as shiv bhakts?
Some of the sects of Shaivism have practices that are related to drug usage, sexuality, and death themes. So it is not unimaginable that people who do drugs and have an interest in religion will be attracted to these Tamasic sects.
The medieval Vedanta scholar Yamunacharya in his work ...
It appears, the above invocation for ritual, was adopted from the mantras of Rig Vedic hymn V.47 - dedicated to Viśvedevas, which are as follows:
1.URGING to toil and making proclamation, seeking Heaven's Daughter comes the Mighty Mother: She comes, the youthful Hymn, unto the
Fathers, inviting to her home and loudly calling.
2 Swift in their ...
Both the visvarupra of Shiva and Krishna are identical, the omniform can be better understood by understanding the following verses of Vedas first.
Sarvam Khalvidam Brahman' 'All this is indeed Brahman'
- Chandogya Upanishad 3.14
In the beginning this was Self alone, in the shape of a person
(puruṣa). He looking around saw nothing but his Self (...
It was mentioned that Sri Krishna/Shiva showed Viswa Rupa. However, even Rig Veda says, Indra took Viswarupa.
Rig veda III.38.4 is dedicated to Indra. There it was mentioned that Indra took OMNIFORM - विश्वरूप.
आतिष्ठन्तं परि विश्वे अभूषञ्छ्रियो वसानश्चरति सवरोचिः | महत तद वर्ष्णो
असुरस्य नामा विश्वरूपो अम्र्तानि तस्थौ ||
Even as he mounted up ...
There is a Hymn or vedic chant dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is known as Rudram which has two chapters 1. Namakam 2. Chamakam View here
According to this, Rudram name dedicated to Lord Shiva. And Rudra has originated from Sanskrit root Ra' letter - Rouravam iti rudram - which means The fierce God.
Rig Veda VII.59.12 mentions this mantra.
तर्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम |
उर्वारुकमिवबन्धनान मर्त्योर्मुक्षीय माम्र्तात ||
Tryambaka we worship, sweet augmenter of prosperity. As from its stem
the cucumber, so may I be released from death, not reft of
According to Rig Veda Anukramani, most of the mantras from Mandala ...
Rough transliteration :
mulAya madhyAyAgrAya mulamadhyamurtayE
kshInAgra madhya mUlAya namah pUrnAya shambhavE
I think, it is eulogisation of Shiva or Shambhu in spiritual way, but not in literal way.
It is about the God, who is the beginning of everything, sustainer of everything and end of everything.
Again, it also says that the Shambhu, the ...
Conversations between Shiva & Parvati from Mahabharata.
Just like Tantra , there is such a discussions present in Mahabharata-Anushasana Parva-Chapters 141 -145 Discussion of Shiva-Parvati mostly on the topic of Dharma which includes Varnashrama Dharma, Raj Dharma etc. The topics like various doshas , Karmas , Shradha are also discussed.These four ...
Rig Veda IX.96.5
सोमः पवते जनिता मतीनां जनिता दिवो जनिता पर्थिव्याः |
जनिताग्नेर्जनिता सूर्यस्य जनितेन्द्रस्य जनितोत विष्णोः ||
Father of holy hymns, Soma flows onward the Father of the earth,
Father of heaven: Father of Agni, Sūrya's generator, the Father who
begat Indra and Viṣṇu.
According to one school of thought, Soma is bliss or ...
Sin (Sanskrit: पाप pāpa "vice") describes actions that create negative karma by violating moral and ethical codes, which automatically brings negative consequences.
Sri Krishna says in Gita about 3 major emotions, which result in sin.
ध्यायतो विषयान्पुंसः सङ्गस्तेषूपजायते।
सङ्गात् संजायते कामः कामात्क्रोधोऽभिजायते।।2.62।।
In the case of a ...
These are not sins. They are tāpas. Literal meaning is heat. We can say they are type of pains experienced by us due to different reasons. They are three in number and are called tāpatraya meaning trio of tāpa. The Hindi translation linked in the question also uses this terminology.
It's a mistake made in translating Hindi to English.hey are:
What is the goal of the Shiva Purana??
The goal of the Shiva Purana is to guide people away from Tamas.
The introduction of the Shiva Purana clarifies the intent and target audience of this Purana:
How do good conduct, good devotion and power of discrimination flourish? How are base feelings [tamasic feelings] dispelled by good men?
In this ...