Posts Tagged “sanskrit”:

Kamasutra, marvel of the 64 arts

I recently watched a video that made me think about beauty and charm. Are they the same? Nah! They are not. In my quest I searched about beauty pageants. Wikipedia introduces the same as follows: >A beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that mainly focuses on the physical... [Read More]

A few words on death

Recently Yuram wrote an article describing the soul according to the Vedas. We had a nice discussion afterwards at work & I said I’ll pen down my opinion later. His quote from the Vedas was as follows: एषोऽणुरात्मा चेतसा वेदितव्यो यस्मिन् प्राणः पञ्चधा संविवेश । प्राणैश्चित्तं सर्वमोतं प्रजानां यस्मिन् विशुद्धे... [Read More]

On the origins of Deepavali

While being on the eve of Deepavali I thought of writing about its origin. Deepavali can be broken to **deepa** and **awali**, meaning a chain of lamps. ![](/img/2017/02/real-divali.jpg) Googling & going through the Sanskrit version of Rāmāyana by Vālmiki, I could find these references, as Hanumān informed the arrival of... [Read More]

सम्भाषणसंस्कृतम् शब्दकोशः

सम्भाषणसंस्कृतम् शब्दकोशः – meaning spoken Sanskrit dictionary If you’re a Sanskrit lover too you will adore this website => []( It’s an online English/Sanskrit translator suitable for those wishing to translate or understand short texts. Your browser should however support Devanagari font rendering. To enable it in Linux do :... [Read More]

Extract from Hatha Yoga Pradipika

I recently read a short text from my FB feeds, it said : भ्रुवोर्मध्ये शिवस्थानं मनस्तत्र विलीयते । ज्ञातव्यं तत्पदं तुर्यं तत्र कालो न विद्यते ॥ *Bhruvormadhye śivasthānam manastatra vilīyate Jñātavyam tatpadam turyam tatra kālo na vidyate* It translates as follows: The seat of Śiva is between the eyebrows, and... [Read More]
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अघोर मंत्र

ॐ अघोरेभ्योऽथ घोरेभ्यो अघोरघोरेतरेभ्यः । सर्वतः शर्वः सर्वेभ्यो नमस्ते रुद्र रूपेभ्यः ॥ aum aghorebhyo’tha ghorebhyo aghoraghoretarebhyaḥ sarvataḥ śarvaḥ sarvebhyo namaste rudra rūpebhyaḥ I bow to those not terrible and those who are terrible, And to those who are both terrible and not terrible. Everywhere and always, Śarva, I bow to... [Read More]
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Ravana Kritam Shiva Tandava Stotram

**।। सार्थशिवताण्डवस्तोत्रम् ।।** ।। श्रीगणेशाय नमः ।। जटाटवीगलज्जलप्रवाहपावितस्थले matted hair-thick as forest-water-flow-consecrated-area गलेऽवलम्ब्य लम्बितां भुजङ्गतुङ्गमालिकाम् | in the throat-stuck-hanging-snake-lofty-garland डमड्डमड्डमड्डमन्निनादवड्डमर्वयं damat-damat-damat-damat-having sound-drum-this चकार चण्डताण्डवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम् ||१|| did-fierce-Tandava-may he shower-on us-Shiva-auspiciousness With his neck, consecrated by the flow of water flowing from the thick forest-like locks of hair,... [Read More]

Say your name in Sanskrit

If you wondered how you would say your name in Sanskrit? Well… Let’s work at that. I’ll say my name is Ishwon, and here’s how it goes. मम नाम इशवन:। mama naama ishwonaha mama = my naama = name ishwonaha = ishwon (or you could refer as ‘is ishwon’) Now,... [Read More]
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