SHODASHA SAMSKARAS( THE SIXTEEN SACRAMENTS)To be human or inhuman, choose yourself! (PART IV) JATHAKARMA AND NAMAKARANA

AUTHORS: SHALINI K BHATT SHARADHA PRABHANJANA JATHAKARMA Jaathakarma is the first post natal samskara. जाते कर्मणि जातकर्म |(sacrament done as soon as the child is born) जात: संस्कार्य: यस्मिन्  कर्मणि तत् जातकर्म |( the ritual with which the just born baby is purified  is called jatakarma) Here it means, this samskara include rituals done before and afer the birth of the child.कुमारं जातं पुरान्यैरालंभात् सर्पिमधुनी … Continue reading SHODASHA SAMSKARAS( THE SIXTEEN SACRAMENTS)To be human or inhuman, choose yourself! (PART IV) JATHAKARMA AND NAMAKARANA

The best friends and the worst enemies in life!

 न च विद्यासमो बन्धुर्न  च व्याधिसमो रिपु: | न चापत्यसम: स्नेही न च धर्मो दयापर: || अन्वय: –   विद्यासम:  न बन्धु: (च)  व्याधिसम: रिपु: न |   अपत्यसम: स्नेही न (च) दया अपर:(दयया विना ) न धर्म:|| There is no better relative like education, no enemy like a disease, no better friend like an offspring, no other virtue other than mercy! A relative becomes worthy only when he stays with … Continue reading The best friends and the worst enemies in life!

Too much is always too bad!

अति परिचयादवज्ञा  संततगमनात् अनादरो भवति | मलये भिल्ल पुरन्ध्री चन्दन तरु काष्ठं इन्धनं कुरुते || अन्वय: – अति   परिचयात्  अवज्ञा (  भवति )   संततगमनात् अनादरो भवति | मलये भिल्ल पुरन्ध्री चन्दन तरु काष्ठं इन्धनं कुरुते || Too much of intimacy or love for any thing or any person will definitely become disgusting in course of time. Also visiting anyone very often will bring dis respect … Continue reading Too much is always too bad!

UNITY IS THE ULTIMATE NECESSITY FOR SUCCESS!

असहाय: पुमानेक: कार्यान्तं नाधिगच्छति | तुषेणापि विनिर्युक्त: तण्डुलो न प्ररोहति || अन्वय: – एक: पुमान्  असहाय: कार्यान्तं  न अधिगच्छति (यथा) तुषेण विनिर्युक्त:  तण्डुल:  अपि  न प्ररोहति Just like a rice grain which can not grow without the chaff on it, a person alone can not succeed in his work without the help of others. For a rice  grain or a corn to grow or to sprout into a new plant, it needs … Continue reading UNITY IS THE ULTIMATE NECESSITY FOR SUCCESS!

Why Gandhi chose non violent movement?

There’s a saying that goes, “you fight a sword with a sword”, but Gandhiji turned the whole proverb around. He chose non co-operation over the the British to achieve success. Why did Gandhi choose this method? Why didn’t he just order the people to attack the British? An attempt is made to answer all those questions  in this article. What the non-violence movement meant? Greatest … Continue reading Why Gandhi chose non violent movement?

Learning has no end!

अजरामरवत् प्राज्ञो विद्यामर्थञ्च साधयेत् | गृहीत इव केशेषु मृत्युना  धर्ममाचरेत् || अन्वय: –   प्राज्ञ:  विद्यां (च) अर्थं च  अजरामरवत् साधयेत्   मृत्युना केशेषु गृहीत इव धर्मं आचरेत् ತಿಳಿವಳಿಕೆಯುಳ್ಳವನು, ವಿದ್ಯೆಯನ್ನೂ ಧನವನ್ನೂ ತನಗೆ ಎಂದೂ  ಮುಪ್ಪು  ಬಾರದು ಸಾವು ಬಾರದು ಎಂಬಂತೆ ಸಂಪಾದಿಸಬೇಕು. ಅಂತೆಯೇ ಮೃತ್ಯುದೇವತೆಯು ತಲೆಗೂದಲಿಗೆ ಕೈಹಾಕಿ ಎಳೆಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾಳೇನೋ ಎಂಬಂತೆ ಭಾವಿಸಿ ಧರ್ಮಕಾರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಮಾಡಬೇಕು. ವಿದ್ಯೆಯನ್ನು ಅರ್ಥವನ್ನು ಸಂಪಾದಿಸುವುದು ನಿಧಾನವಾದರೂ ಧರ್ಮಾಚರಣೆಗೆ ಎಂದಿಗೂ ಚ್ಯುತಿ ಬರದಂತೆ ನೋಡಿಕೊಳ್ಳಬೇಕು. ಪ್ರತಿ ಘಳಿಗೆ ಧರ್ಮಾಚರಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ತೊಡಗಬೇಕು  ಅಂದರೆ, ಯಾವ ಘಳಿಗೆಯಲ್ಲಾದರು ಸಾವು ಬರಬಹುದು ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿದು ಧರ್ಮಾಚರಣೆ ಮಾಡಬೇಕು. ಧರ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಮೊದಲು ಪ್ರಾಶಸ್ತ್ಯ. ನಂತರ … Continue reading Learning has no end!

SUBHASHITHAS

अज्ञान तिमिरान्धस्य ज्ञानाञ्जन शलाकया | चक्षुरुन्मीलितं येन तस्मै श्री गुरवे नमः || ಅಜ್ಞಾನವೆಂಬಕಗ್ಗತ್ತಲೆಯಿಂದ ಕುರುಡಾಗಿರುವವನ ಕಣ್ಣುಗಳನ್ನು ಜ್ನಾನಾನ್ಜನವೆಂಬ ಶಾಲಾಕೆಯಿಂದ(ಕಣ್ಣು ಕಪ್ಪಿನ ಕಡ್ಡಿ)  ತೆರೆಸಿದ ಗುರುವಿಗೆ ನಮನಗಳು ! ತಾಯಿಯ ಗರ್ಭದಿಂದ ಜನ್ಮ ಪಡೆದ ಮನುಜನಿಗೆ ಕಣ್ಣುಗಳೇನೋ ಇರುತ್ತವೆ. ಆದರೇ, ಅವನಿಗೆ ನಿಜವಾದ ದೃಷ್ಟಿ ಬರುವುದು ಗುರುವಿನ ಗುಲಾಮನಾದಾಗ ಮಾತ್ರ! ಏಕೆಂದರೆ ಗುರು ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲಿ ಜ್ಞಾನ ಚಕ್ಷುಸ್ಸನ್ನು ತೆರೆಯುತ್ತಾನೆ ! ಅಂದರೆ ಕೇವಲ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ ಒಪ್ಪುವ ಭೌತಿಕ ಮಾನವ ಶರೀರವು ನಿಜವಾಗಿ ಮಾನವನೆನಿಸುವುದು ಅವನಲ್ಲಿ ಜ್ಞಾನ ಚಕ್ಶುಸ್ಸು ತೆರೆದುಕೊಂಡಾಗ ಮಾತ್ರ! ಏಕೆಂದರೆ ಜ್ಞಾನದಿಂದ ಮಾತ್ರ ಮಾನವನು ಇತರ ಪ್ರಾಣಿಗಳಿಗಿಂತ … Continue reading SUBHASHITHAS

RASHTRABHAKTHI

AUTHOR:-Shalini K Bhatt What’s actually is rashtra bhakthi?? Just singing the national song, just waving the flag of that particular country?? or just shouting the name of that particular country till we get tired?? Rashtra means nation. which may refer to a community of people who share a common language, culture, ethnicity, descent, and/or history. A nation may or may not have any physical borders, … Continue reading RASHTRABHAKTHI