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I had this burning question and let me share my understanding in today's terms as well in few points: When our mother stop feeding milk, the cow continues to provide the healthy sattvic nutrition by its milk. The sanathana dharma and its ways to nirvana are based on ahimsa where nature and all the living beings are equally treated with respect and love. It ...


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Of course, they were allowed to study Vedas. It was essential for women to read Vedas before marriage. Manusmriti 3:2. (A student) who has studied in due order the three Vedas, or two, or even one only, without breaking the (rules of) studentship, shall enter the order of householders(Husband and wife). Padma Puran 6.242.100-104 mentions Devi Sita was ...


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Of course girls are eligible to learn Vedas. It should not even be a serious question because the Veda itself contains many mantras and hymns of female rishis. Moreover, works such as Mahabhashya define words specific to women who are Vedic professors, like "Upādhyāyā" or "Upādhyāyī". And women who studied specific branches of Veda were ...


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In the Taittirtya Brahmana (1.1.3.5), Prajapati is stated to have assumed the form of a Boar,who lifted up the earth which remained plunged in the water. prajapatih praja asrjata/ tasamannamupakslyata/ tabhyassudamupaprabhinat/ tato vai tasamannam nakslyata/yasya sudassambharo bhavati/nasya grhe’nnarfi ksiyate/ apo va idamagre salilam aslt/ tena ...


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The birth of Dhrishtadyumna and Draupadi is indicative of ascetic power of Rishies, who can make human take birth in full grown shape. Drupada, after getting a humiliated defeat in a war with Arjuna and after Drona's snatching away half of his kingdom, decides to obtain a warrior son,who can kill Drona and a daughter, who can marry Arjuna, through a Yajna. ...


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Upanishads certainly encourage learned females. Now if one wishes that his daughter should be born, who is learned, that she should attain a full term of life, they should have rice cooked with sesamum and eat it with clarified butter, then they should be able to beget (her). Brhadaranyaka Upanishad VI.4.17 The above quote does not fully answer the ...


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Devi atharvasirsha upanishad mentions the names of Kaalaratri and skandamata forms of navadurga.


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Yes, It means you are in Moha, you should not love or hate anything and should be neutral with everything. I can give you many examples how can it be a moha, for example, if you love maths or CS that means you are able to solve the problems easily or you are learning something new every time, But this will create a false ego and feeling of superiority or ...


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Here's a reference to Iron from Atharvaveda although the wording is a bit different: (AVŚ_11,3.7a) śyāmám áyo 'sya māṃsā́ni lóhitam asya lóhitam ||7|| (AVŚ_11,3.8a) trápu bhásma háritaṃ várṇaḥ púṣkaram asya gandháḥ ||8|| Griffith's translation: Grey iron is its flesh, copper its blood. Tin is its ashes, gold its colour, the blue lotus flower its scent. ...


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As you have enquired I am herewith providing the reference only of Krishna-ayas or iron from Chandogya Upanishad, which is part of Sama Veda and embedded in the Chandogya Brahmana of the Sama Veda. This Sanskrit name for iron is mentioned in Chandogya Upanishad mantra No. 6.1.6. Krishna-ayas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms Krsna and ayas (...


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karmic manifestations work in a way that in our current form and loka it is quite difficult to relate & derive as to what has led to what . now about the pran ,must have created a debit on your soul. but then again , your karma is limited only to the extent of putting genuine efforts while countering the Senses and Maya.result is in the hands of Krishna (...


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