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thehindublog:

             Living Righteously in the new year ~ the Hindu way. 
Make 2014 a year of Vedic living to enrich yourself and those around you.
The 10 Yamas~
Ahimsa - non-harming. Not harming oneself or others by thought, word or deed.
Satya - truthfulness. Adhere to truthfulness, not intending to deceive others in our thoughts, as well as our words and actions.
Asteya - non-stealing. Uphold the virtue of non stealing, neither thieving, coveting nor failing to repay debt.
Brahmacharya - divine conduct. Seek holy company. Dress and speak modestly. Shun pornography, sexual humor and violence.
Kshama - patience. Be agreeable. Let others behave according to their nature, without adjusting to you.
Dhriti - steadfastness. Be firm in your decisions. Avoid sloth and procrastination. Develop willpower, courage and industriousness.
Daya - compassion. See God everywhere. Be kind to people, animals, plants and the Earth itself. Forgive those who apologize and show true remorse.
Arjava - honesty. Do not cheat, deceive or circumvent to achieve an end. Be frank with yourself. Face and accept your faults without blaming them on others.
Mitahara - appropriate appetite. Enjoy fresh, wholesome vegetarian foods that vitalize the body. Avoid junk food. Eat at regular times, only when hungry, at a moderate pace, never between meals, in a disturbed atmosphere or when upset.
Shauca - purity. Maintain a clean, healthy body. Keep a pure, uncluttered home and workplace. Act virtuously. 
The 10 Niyamas~
Hri - remorse. Allow yourself the expression of remorse, being modest and showing shame for misdeeds. Recognize your errors, confess and make amends. Sincerely apologize to those hurt by your words or deeds.
Santosha - contentment. Be happy, smile and uplift others. Live in constant gratitude for your health, your friends and your belongings. Don’t complain about what you don’t possess.
Dana - giving. Be generous to a fault, giving liberally without thought of reward. Feed and give to those in need. Bestow your time and talents without seeking praise.
Astikya - faith. Cultivate an unshakable faith. Practice devotion and sadhana to inspire experiences that build advanced faith. Avoid doubt and despair.
Ishvarapujana - worship. Cultivate devotion through daily worship and meditation. Set aside one room of your home as God’s shrine. Offer fruit, flowers or food daily. Learn a simple puja and the chants.
Siddhanta Shravana - scriptural listening. Read, study and, above all, listen to readings and dissertations by which wisdom flows from knower to seeker. Avoid secondary texts that preach violence.
Mati - cognition. Strive for knowledge of God, to awaken the light within. Discover the hidden lesson in each experience to develop a profound understanding of life and yourself.
Vrata - sacred vows. Uphold your vows strictly, be they marriage, monasticism, nonaddiction, tithing, loyalty to a lineage, vegetarianism or nonsmoking.
Japa - recitation. Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase. Heed your instructions and chant the prescribed repetitions without fail.
Tapas - austerity. Practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice. Be ardent in worship, meditation and pilgrimage.

thehindublog:

             Living Righteously in the new year ~ the Hindu way.

Make 2014 a year of Vedic living to enrich yourself and those around you.

The 10 Yamas~

  1. Ahimsa - non-harming. Not harming oneself or others by thought, word or deed.
  2. Satya - truthfulness. Adhere to truthfulness, not intending to deceive others in our thoughts, as well as our words and actions.
  3. Asteya - non-stealing. Uphold the virtue of non stealing, neither thieving, coveting nor failing to repay debt.
  4. Brahmacharya - divine conduct. Seek holy company. Dress and speak modestly. Shun pornography, sexual humor and violence.
  5. Kshama - patience. Be agreeable. Let others behave according to their nature, without adjusting to you.
  6. Dhriti - steadfastness. Be firm in your decisions. Avoid sloth and procrastination. Develop willpower, courage and industriousness.
  7. Daya - compassion. See God everywhere. Be kind to people, animals, plants and the Earth itself. Forgive those who apologize and show true remorse.
  8. Arjava - honesty. Do not cheat, deceive or circumvent to achieve an end. Be frank with yourself. Face and accept your faults without blaming them on others.
  9. Mitahara - appropriate appetite. Enjoy fresh, wholesome vegetarian foods that vitalize the body. Avoid junk food. Eat at regular times, only when hungry, at a moderate pace, never between meals, in a disturbed atmosphere or when upset.
  10. Shauca - purity. Maintain a clean, healthy body. Keep a pure, uncluttered home and workplace. Act virtuously. 

The 10 Niyamas~

  1. Hri - remorse. Allow yourself the expression of remorse, being modest and showing shame for misdeeds. Recognize your errors, confess and make amends. Sincerely apologize to those hurt by your words or deeds.
  2. Santosha - contentment. Be happy, smile and uplift others. Live in constant gratitude for your health, your friends and your belongings. Don’t complain about what you don’t possess.
  3. Dana - giving. Be generous to a fault, giving liberally without thought of reward. Feed and give to those in need. Bestow your time and talents without seeking praise.
  4. Astikya - faith. Cultivate an unshakable faith. Practice devotion and sadhana to inspire experiences that build advanced faith. Avoid doubt and despair.
  5. Ishvarapujana - worship. Cultivate devotion through daily worship and meditation. Set aside one room of your home as God’s shrine. Offer fruit, flowers or food daily. Learn a simple puja and the chants.
  6. Siddhanta Shravana - scriptural listening. Read, study and, above all, listen to readings and dissertations by which wisdom flows from knower to seeker. Avoid secondary texts that preach violence.
  7. Mati - cognition. Strive for knowledge of God, to awaken the light within. Discover the hidden lesson in each experience to develop a profound understanding of life and yourself.
  8. Vrata - sacred vows. Uphold your vows strictly, be they marriage, monasticism, nonaddiction, tithing, loyalty to a lineage, vegetarianism or nonsmoking.
  9. Japa - recitation. Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase. Heed your instructions and chant the prescribed repetitions without fail.
  10. Tapas - austerity. Practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice. Be ardent in worship, meditation and pilgrimage.

thehindublog:

             Living Righteously in the new year ~ the Hindu way. 
Make 2014 a year of Vedic living to enrich yourself and those around you.
The 10 Yamas~
Ahimsa - non-harming. Not harming oneself or others by thought, word or deed.
Satya - truthfulness. Adhere to truthfulness, not intending to deceive others in our thoughts, as well as our words and actions.
Asteya - non-stealing. Uphold the virtue of non stealing, neither thieving, coveting nor failing to repay debt.
Brahmacharya - divine conduct. Seek holy company. Dress and speak modestly. Shun pornography, sexual humor and violence.
Kshama - patience. Be agreeable. Let others behave according to their nature, without adjusting to you.
Dhriti - steadfastness. Be firm in your decisions. Avoid sloth and procrastination. Develop willpower, courage and industriousness.
Daya - compassion. See God everywhere. Be kind to people, animals, plants and the Earth itself. Forgive those who apologize and show true remorse.
Arjava - honesty. Do not cheat, deceive or circumvent to achieve an end. Be frank with yourself. Face and accept your faults without blaming them on others.
Mitahara - appropriate appetite. Enjoy fresh, wholesome vegetarian foods that vitalize the body. Avoid junk food. Eat at regular times, only when hungry, at a moderate pace, never between meals, in a disturbed atmosphere or when upset.
Shauca - purity. Maintain a clean, healthy body. Keep a pure, uncluttered home and workplace. Act virtuously. 
The 10 Niyamas~
Hri - remorse. Allow yourself the expression of remorse, being modest and showing shame for misdeeds. Recognize your errors, confess and make amends. Sincerely apologize to those hurt by your words or deeds.
Santosha - contentment. Be happy, smile and uplift others. Live in constant gratitude for your health, your friends and your belongings. Don’t complain about what you don’t possess.
Dana - giving. Be generous to a fault, giving liberally without thought of reward. Feed and give to those in need. Bestow your time and talents without seeking praise.
Astikya - faith. Cultivate an unshakable faith. Practice devotion and sadhana to inspire experiences that build advanced faith. Avoid doubt and despair.
Ishvarapujana - worship. Cultivate devotion through daily worship and meditation. Set aside one room of your home as God’s shrine. Offer fruit, flowers or food daily. Learn a simple puja and the chants.
Siddhanta Shravana - scriptural listening. Read, study and, above all, listen to readings and dissertations by which wisdom flows from knower to seeker. Avoid secondary texts that preach violence.
Mati - cognition. Strive for knowledge of God, to awaken the light within. Discover the hidden lesson in each experience to develop a profound understanding of life and yourself.
Vrata - sacred vows. Uphold your vows strictly, be they marriage, monasticism, nonaddiction, tithing, loyalty to a lineage, vegetarianism or nonsmoking.
Japa - recitation. Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase. Heed your instructions and chant the prescribed repetitions without fail.
Tapas - austerity. Practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice. Be ardent in worship, meditation and pilgrimage.

thehindublog:

             Living Righteously in the new year ~ the Hindu way.

Make 2014 a year of Vedic living to enrich yourself and those around you.

The 10 Yamas~

  1. Ahimsa - non-harming. Not harming oneself or others by thought, word or deed.
  2. Satya - truthfulness. Adhere to truthfulness, not intending to deceive others in our thoughts, as well as our words and actions.
  3. Asteya - non-stealing. Uphold the virtue of non stealing, neither thieving, coveting nor failing to repay debt.
  4. Brahmacharya - divine conduct. Seek holy company. Dress and speak modestly. Shun pornography, sexual humor and violence.
  5. Kshama - patience. Be agreeable. Let others behave according to their nature, without adjusting to you.
  6. Dhriti - steadfastness. Be firm in your decisions. Avoid sloth and procrastination. Develop willpower, courage and industriousness.
  7. Daya - compassion. See God everywhere. Be kind to people, animals, plants and the Earth itself. Forgive those who apologize and show true remorse.
  8. Arjava - honesty. Do not cheat, deceive or circumvent to achieve an end. Be frank with yourself. Face and accept your faults without blaming them on others.
  9. Mitahara - appropriate appetite. Enjoy fresh, wholesome vegetarian foods that vitalize the body. Avoid junk food. Eat at regular times, only when hungry, at a moderate pace, never between meals, in a disturbed atmosphere or when upset.
  10. Shauca - purity. Maintain a clean, healthy body. Keep a pure, uncluttered home and workplace. Act virtuously. 

The 10 Niyamas~

  1. Hri - remorse. Allow yourself the expression of remorse, being modest and showing shame for misdeeds. Recognize your errors, confess and make amends. Sincerely apologize to those hurt by your words or deeds.
  2. Santosha - contentment. Be happy, smile and uplift others. Live in constant gratitude for your health, your friends and your belongings. Don’t complain about what you don’t possess.
  3. Dana - giving. Be generous to a fault, giving liberally without thought of reward. Feed and give to those in need. Bestow your time and talents without seeking praise.
  4. Astikya - faith. Cultivate an unshakable faith. Practice devotion and sadhana to inspire experiences that build advanced faith. Avoid doubt and despair.
  5. Ishvarapujana - worship. Cultivate devotion through daily worship and meditation. Set aside one room of your home as God’s shrine. Offer fruit, flowers or food daily. Learn a simple puja and the chants.
  6. Siddhanta Shravana - scriptural listening. Read, study and, above all, listen to readings and dissertations by which wisdom flows from knower to seeker. Avoid secondary texts that preach violence.
  7. Mati - cognition. Strive for knowledge of God, to awaken the light within. Discover the hidden lesson in each experience to develop a profound understanding of life and yourself.
  8. Vrata - sacred vows. Uphold your vows strictly, be they marriage, monasticism, nonaddiction, tithing, loyalty to a lineage, vegetarianism or nonsmoking.
  9. Japa - recitation. Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase. Heed your instructions and chant the prescribed repetitions without fail.
  10. Tapas - austerity. Practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice. Be ardent in worship, meditation and pilgrimage.

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या कुंदेंदु तुषारहार धवला, या शुभ्र वस्त्रावृता |

या वीणावर दण्डमंडितकरा, या श्वेतपद्मासना ||

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सा मां पातु सरस्वती भगवती निःशेष जाड्यापहा ||

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