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Learn more about the amazing world around you with these interesting facts that are guaranteed to tantalize your mind!

'Ubuntu' - I am because we are
An anthropologist who had been studying the Xhosa people of Africa, was leaving to return home when he had a revealing experience, which he narrated. While waiting for his ride, he decided to play a game with the little children who milled around him. He placed some sweets in a basket, and tied the basket under a tree a small...
Transform Your Life By Keeping Good Company
Keeping good company is as important as life. It enhances the quality of life, thinking and the soul’s quest for Atma Nirvana. Keeping good company has many virtues. The Puranas often speak of the benefits that one can derive through Satsang. It can transform your life, your thoughts, your action and give you an inner peace that can help you...
Did Brahmins Of Vedic Period Eat Beef-Atma Nirvana
Manusmriti has references to Brahmins tasting meat as part of Vedic rituals. But there are no references that they consumed meat as food. Just after restrictions were imposed on slaughter of cattle across India, a relative of mine quoted the Manusmriti to argue that Brahmins of yore in India `ate’ beef. So, did Brahmins of yore in India eat beef? There cannot...
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Man Who Traded Worldly Wealth for Eternal Bliss He moved to Australia as a teen to live a life of luxury only to return, renounce the world and become a monk at 30 By the time Amit Sharma had turned 26, he owned a multi million dollar software business with offices in five countries, and he was living the life of...
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Where the greatest war Kurukshetra took place? It is said in the texts that 80% of the fighting male population of the civilization was wiped out in the eighteen days Mahabharata Kurukshetra war. Sanjay, at the end of the war went to the spot where the greatest war took place; Kurukshetra. He looked around and wondered if the war really happened, if...
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Why should we visit temple regularly? There are thousands of temples all over India in different size, shape and locations but not all of them are considered to be built the Vedic way. Generally, a temple should be located at a place where earth’s magnetic wave path passes through densely. It can be in the outskirts of a town/village or...
perception-ego-the-universe-atmanirvana
Perception, Ego & Reality Here we are trying to explore our Perception and Ego. Go through the below words, and the video in the bottom.  We suffer from a hallucination, a false and distorted sense of our own existence as living organisms. Most of us have the feeling that "myself" is an independent center of feeling and action, living in and bounded...
The Significance of Mantra- Atma Nirvanavideo
The significance of mantras in Spiritual awakening Mantra means a sound, a certain expression or syllable . Today, modern science sees all existence as reverberations of energy and different levels of vibration. Where there is a vibration, there is bound to be a sound. Therefore , this means that all existence is a kind of sound , or a complex...
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Speaking Truth, directs to God Realization! Always Speak Truth... The Mundaka Upanishad proclaims boldly: Satyameva Jayate - Truth alone triumphs, not untruth. This is because only by being honest with ourselves and with others, we can clean the dirt of the imperfections driven by ego clouding our minds; and when the mind is purified therefore, our soul can see your...
Why Did Swami Vivekananda Die So Young-Atmanirvanavideo
Why Did Swami Vivekananda Die So Young? Underneath the passing of every evolved soul such as Swami Vivekananda, there is a greater spiritual reality hidden, which we ordinarily do not grasp. Swami Vivekananda, one of India's greatest teachers of Vedanta Philosophy, left his physical body on July 4th, 1902. He was just 39 years of age. Many people have wondered - what...