Principles of ‘Dharma Rakshana’ or sustenance of Virtue

Grihasti Dharma Vivarana: Atah param Grihastasya Dharmaachaaram kulou yuge, Dharmam saadhaaranam shaktyaa chaaturvarnaashwaramaagatam/ Sampravakshyamaham bhuyam Parasharavacho yatha, Shatkarmanirato ViprahKrishi karmaapi kaarayet/(Parashara Maharshi describes the Grihasti Dharmas in Kali Yuga as  regulatory duties to all the house holders among all the… Continue Reading

Ashoucha Nivritti Prakarana

Following are the general regulations applicable to ‘Ashoucha’ to the ‘Chatur Varnaas’ of Brahmana-Kshatriya-Vaishya and Lower Classes or ‘Chatur Ashramas’ of Brahmachari-Grihastha-Vanaprastha- Sanyasins of the Hindu Society. In reference to the demise of Mother-Father-Brothers and close relatives of ‘Sagotra-Sapinda’classification, Brahmanas… Continue Reading

Amarnath yatraanantara Peetha Daana Vidhana and Mahima

Devi Parvati enquired about the procedure of Peetha Daana and Maha Bhairava replied as follows:  Palapapanchaka maadaaya yava pishtasya Sundari, Suchaturbhadrakam kritwaa lepayitwaatu kunkumaih/ Karpura chandanaivaapi Mrigasjaischa Maheshwari, Chatushkoneshu samstthaapya suvarnaanaam chathustayam/ Athavaa repya mudraanaam panchakam Manujeshwari, Archayitwaa Gandha Pushpai… Continue Reading