Index - The Significant Unique Features Of Indian Culture

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  1. Chitvish

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    1. Let us know :
    2. What is culture ?
    3. Two Different Cultures, Rituals and Symbols
    4. The Importance of VEDAS in our Culture
    5. The Significance of SOUND in Hindu Culture
    6. Why do we go to temple ?
    7. The Significance of Kolam
    8. Why do we have a Puja Room ?
    9. What do we ask God ?
    10. Ten Rules for getting Effective Results from Prayers
    11. Why do we light a lamp ?
    12. Why do Hindus wear religious marks?
    13. Why do we do Namaskaram to God and Elders ?
    14. Why do we do Namaste ?
    15. The Significance of Aum or Om
    16. Photo of floral Aum
    17. The significance of Naivedyam
    18. What is Prasada ?
    19. Significance of Swastika in Hindu Culture
    20. The Importance of Tulsi
    21. Why do we chant shantih thrice?
    22. The Significance of Pradakshinam
    23. Fasting according to Hindu Religion
    24. General topics:
    25. Secular Character of Hindu Religion
    26. The Daily Duties of a Hindu
    27. What are human goals according to Hindu Religion
    28. What is Shastram ?
    29. Definition of God in Hindu Religion
    30. Crisis Management - How to cope ?
    31. Personnel Management
    32. The Law of Karma - Part 1
    33. The Law of Karma - Part 2
    34. Let us evolve from a survivor to a contributor
    35. Festivals:
    36. The Spiritual Significance of Navaratri
    37. The Importance of Saraswathi Puja and Ayudha Puja
    38. Yama Deepam
    39. Why do we Celebrate Deepavali ?
    40. Karthikai Deepam
    41. Markazhi - the Month of Kolams
    42. Arudra Darshanam
    43. Makara Sankaranti
    44. Kanu Wishes
    45. Vedanta:
    46. Is Vedanta Relevant in Present day Life ?
    47. What is Bhakti ?
    48. What is Dharma ?
    49. The Law of Cycles - A Vedic View
    50. The Law of Seven in the Universe and the Man
    51. The four-fold Qualifications
    52. What is Karma-Yoga ?
    53. Upasana Yoga
    54. Jnana-Yoga - Part 1
    55. Jnana-Yoga-Part 2
    56. Sarira-thrayam - Thre bodies of an individual - Part1
    57. Sarira-thrayam - Three bodies of an individual - Part2
    58. Avastha-Thrayam - Three states of experience
    59. Whar are Panchakosas?
    60. Wha is Atma? - Part 1
    61. What is Atma ? - Part 2
    62. What is Sat-Chit-Ananda?
    63. Three Types of Karma - Important to understand Vedanta.
    64. The Emotional Path of Devotion called Bhakti.
    65. Deities:
    66. Ganesha
    67. The significance of the form of Lord Shiva
    68. Lalitha
    69. Durga
    70. Lakshmi
    71. Sarasvathi
    72. Vishnu
    73. Gita:
    74. Why Study the Gita?
    75. The Gita is a practical code to a man's life
    76. The Macro-Vision of the Gita
    77. Does the Gita teach us religion ?
    78. The Special Charm of the Gita
    79. Why is the Gita Universal ?
    80. Bhagavad-Gita - an introduction to the text
    81. How does the Gita begin ? - Bhagavad Gita verses 1.10 & 1.21
    82. What afflicted Arjuna? - Bhagavad Gita verses1.28-1.30-1.31
    83. Is Arjuna Disease Universal? - Bhagavad Gita verses 1.27 - 1.47
    84. Why should we act? - Gita's answer
    85. Why is a Guru essential according to our scriptures? - Bhagavad Gita verse 4.34
    86. The seed verse of Bhagavad Gita is verse 2.11
    87. Expansion of the seed varse Bhagavad Gita 2.11
    88. Krishna says Atma is always the same and never changes, in Gita 2.12.
    89. We must learn to accept situations (2.13 & 2.14)
    90. One of the deepest verses of Gita is Bhagavad Gita verse 2.16
    91. Atma is immutable and cannot be destroyed - Bhagavad Gita verses 2.17-2.19
    92. What are "vasanas" ?
    93. Let us educate our hearts, again Bhagavad Gita verses - 2.20-2.22
    94. There is no room for grief! Bhagavad Gita verses 2.23 & 2.24
    95. Let us accept the inevitable ! - Bhagavad Gita verses 2.25, 2.26 & 2.27
    96. From unknown to unknown - Bhagavad Gita verse 2.28
    97. The wonder within! - Bhagavad Gita verse 2.29
    98. Svadharma, our own unique calling in life - Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.30&2.31
    99. A Fate worse than death! - Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.33 & 2.34
    100. Self esteem is worth dying for! – Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.35-2.37
    101. Liberation from the bonds of Karma - Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.39
    102. Karma Yoga-An attitudinal shift - Bhagavad Gita verse 2.40
    103. The Tranquillity of the Resolute Mind - Bhagavad Gita verses 2.41 – 2.44
    104. KarmaYoga, the launch pad of our Spiritual Journey - Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.45&46
    105. Apprehension of result breeds inaction – Bhagavad Gita verse 2.47
    106. Equanimity leads to orientation with the Cosmic Mind: Bhagavad Gita Verse 2:48
    107. Reward orientation is reflective of Intellectual Imbalance-Gita Verse 2.49
    108. Towards nullification of assets and liabilities - Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.50
    109. Dissipation of the Cloud of Unknowing – Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.51-2.53
    110. Towards the Pinnacle of Perfection – Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.54-57
    111. Senses sans sensibility - Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.58
    112. Anchoring the Mind in the turbulent sea of Senses- Gita verses 2.59-2.61
    113. The self-laid route to destruction – Bhagavad Gita Verses 2.62 &2.63
    114. The Joy of Sublimated Senses – Bhagavad Gita verses 2.64 – 2.66
    115. The Light of the Enlightened – Bhagavad gita verses 2.67-2.72
    116. Demystification of the Practice of Karma Yoga-Bhavagad Gita Chapter 3
    117. The Action in Actionlessness- Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.1-3.5
    118. From Purity of Mind ensues Selfless Work – Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.6-3.7
    119. The Divinity of our daily chores-Bhagavad Gita verse 3.8
    120. Performing our actions as a Sacred Yagna – Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.9-3.10
    121. Living in symbiosis with cosmic forces - Bhagavad Gita Verse 3.11
    122. A Divine view of Socialism - Bhagavad Gita verses 3.12-3.13
    123. The Life Cycle of Action – Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.14-3.15
    124. Go with the Wheel of Action or get crushed! – Bhagavad gita 3.16-3.17
    125. Neither the fear of loss nor the lure of gain – Bhagavad Gita 3.18-3.19
    126. Never forget that you are a Role Model for others-Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.20-3.21
    127. May all our actions be inspirational! – Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.22-3.23
    128. There can never be Cessation of Action-Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.24-3.25
    129. May your actions show them the way! – Bhagavad Gita verses 3.26-3.27
    130. Be like the Kindly Light in leading – Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.28-3.29
    131. Sarvam Krishnarpanam, in the Spirit of Abject Dedication to Him – Bhagvad Gita 3.30
    132. Anchoring the heart to a Lofty Ideal-Bhagavad Gita Verses 3.31-3.33
    133. Outer Self versus Inner Self - Bhagavad Gita-3.34&3.35
    134. Exploring the root of sinning – Bhagavad Gita Verse 3.36
    135. Anger, the Fountainhead of all Sins – Bhagavad Gita Verse 3.37
    136. Eclipse of Wisdom by Desire - Bhagavad Gita 3.38-3.40
    137. Be guided by what is beyond the Intellect-Bhagavad Gita 3.41-3.43
    138. Tamilian Functions:
    139. Sumangali Prarthanai & Pondugal
    140. Valaikappu & Seemantham
    141. Baby birth related functions for Tamilians
     
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    Hello Mrs.C,

    I thought i had to try only ur recipes, but now u have made me addicted to your Spirituality thread tooo....and i cant believe myself being so absorbed reading your enlightening articles inspite of the fact that i have some last-minute packing etc to do to leave for India tomorrow.
    I should hav found this thread long back when i had all the time to spare here in US. Nevertheless, I aim to make time to read all your posts. No excuses for missing out YOUR posts.

    Thankyou for creating this thread!!

    Warm Regards,
    Shriii
     
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    Dear Shriii,
    Welcome to this forum. I now realise, many should be missing out on these articles. Can you or anyone suggest, how to bring them to everybody's attention better ?
    Besides the leader post, please read the interactions following. They will be equally interesting.
    Please stay tuned, Shriii ( I hope I have not missed out on any "i") !:tongue
    Love,
    Chithra.
     
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    Dear Chithra,
    It is only today I came across this thread. A very useful thread for everybody who wants to know about religion, culture,and all that we have to know about India's rich heritage. Great work of yours. I am really amazed at the hard work that would have gone into all these threads. I am sure that one day Indus Ladies is going to become the most sought after site because of its uniqueness.Hats off to the team work and a special admiration for you! I will go through each of these threads one by one patiently.
     
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    Dear Malathy,
    I am glad, atlast you "discovered" this thread & find it good.
    I always tell Malathy Jey that I want to contribute in this forum, what is not available on the net anywhere. That is the only way, our forum can become unique !
    Since you express well, I shall be happy to receive F B s in the respective threads from you, Malathy !
    Love,
    Chithra.
     
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    Hi Chitaji,

    only thanks is not sufficient u r really ocean of knowledge. ur thread is a realisation and eye opener.

    thanks
    padma
     
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    Dear Padma,
    You are very kind to me in your words.
    I believe in sharing what little I know & I L has provided me an excellent platform ! So, please thank Malathy for creating this forum !
    Love,
    Chithra.



     
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    dear mam,
    all these days i was addicted 2 ur receipes.n wuld always think how vast ur experience n creativity is in cooking.
    but 2 day when i just came across this thread i hav bcome a big fan of urs.
    hats off 2 u mam.wht ever i say is very less in front of u .
    regards
    raji
     
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    Dear Raji,
    Thanks for your post here.
    I am very embarassed by your words, Raji.
    All of us are interested in many things; but since I share with you what little I know, please do not think high of me !
    Love,
    Chithra.



     
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    Dear Chitvish,

    Thanks for creating this index...

    Can you tell me how I can download the contents in one go.... rather than going one by one.... So that I can go through each of your articles slowly in my own pace.... As I dont have internet connectivity at home.....

    All are great works.... It needs patience and understand of things in the right perspective..... Each word can be interpreted differntly......

    Thanks is too small a word for enlightening many of us in lot of areas....

    Veda
     

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