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Hinduism Om Hindu Catechism (Questions and Answers on Hinduism) Hindu Worship or Upasana Benefits of Worship Parents Shlokam Guru Shlokam Ganesha Shlokams Gayathri Mantram Praanaayaam Mantram Saraswati Shlokams Brahma Shlokam Lakshmi Shlokam Vishnu Shlokam Lord Vishnu Naamavali Devi/Durga Shlokam Shiva shlokam Maha-Mrityumjaya Shlokam Siva Panchakshara Sthothra Sri Lingashtakam

Navagraha Shlokam Krishna Shlokams Rama Shlokam Shri Nama Ramayanam Hanuman shlokams Subramanya Shlokam Tulasi Shlokam Hyagreevar Shlokam Ayyappa shlokam Garuda Shlokams Lamp Shlokam Prabhata shlokam Other shlokas Prayer Shlokam Eka Shlokam Ramayanam Eka Shlokam Bhagavatam Eka Shlokam Mahabharatam Dashavathara Shlokam Shanti Mantra

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Great thinkers all over the world agree with this. not insisting that God could be reached through only a particular name. -Hinduism is a religion of love and gratitude. -Hinduism is the religion of experience. but a composite one where people of various religions were put together under a single shade. belief. and of tolerance and patience giving due respect to all religions. It is the collection of revelations to several saints during their period of rigorous and disciplined meditation (Tapasyaa). Hinduism stresses the whole consciousness. It is a living philosophy of life. -Hinduism is a symbol of unity. but is based on self-realisation. Any one individual or a prophet does not formally enunciate Hinduism. This collection of revelations is known as the Vedaas. and is more universal. no other religion matching this feature. It is not a single religion. Hinduism is never imposed on any body at any time and is only religion in the world that does not believe in conversion. which also includes rational thought and faith. languages and politics have not been able to destroy the deeper spirituality of Hinduism. Hinduism is a natural way of life. -Hinduism has sacred scriptures written by women saints. -Hinduism is the oldest living religion of the world. The diversity of rituals. Hinduism states that God is everything and everywhere. dress. It is not based on dogmas and creeds to be accepted with blind faith. Here. -Hinduism allows absolute freedom in the faith and mode of worship. .Hinduism Hinduism is like an all-encompassing ocean. It wants everyone to realise the Almighty through their own will. It is not a constructed main road but a self-formed footpath trodden by the continuous walking of masses by their own will and choice. in the West only rational thought is considered essential for science and faith for religion. food. place or path. social behavior. castes.

all is. Hence Om stands for the Trinity . The letter `AH' begins the sound of OM and this sound is the first letter of the alphabet in all languages. Om is composed of three sounds 'AH'. Every Hindu should know these and children must be encouraged to memorise . It helps purify the physical. And finally `MM' ends the sound of OM.'Omkar' for the Sikhs and `Amen' for the Christians may also come from the same root. mind. The Sanskrit `Om' and the Latin 'Omne' come from the same root. or the imperishable . The past. It may be practiced silently or vocally.e. mental. HINDU CATECHISM (Questions and Answers on Hinduism) Set of questions and answers on Hinduism are given below." Mundak Upanishad. This relieves man from the fragmentation of body. Another word for Om is Pranava ('Nu' meaning praise and `Pra' meaning superior) Thus Om means the best prayer or praise. `MM'. place the arrow of the Self. all that will be. Om is the Universe. Vishnu (The Sustainer) & Mahesh (The Destroyer). The vibration of it should permeate the whole of our beings. emotional and spiritual aspects of our being. is Om. It is the original sound of Brahmaa. Man's realisation of divinity within himself. "On the bow of the mystic syllable Om. The letters AUM also stand for the mantra `Tat Twam Asi' which means That which you are. Likewise all else that may exist beyond the bounds of time. the present and the future.i. The Mantra Om precedes all Hindu prayers. God. psyche and spirit. point at the target of Brahman. with an undistracted mind stretch the bow and penetrate the mark. The letter `00' sustains the sound of OM. It is the first word uttered and from it come all the alphabets and all the phonetics. that too is Om. `00'.OM Om is the Akshara.Brahmaa (The Creator). and this is the exposition of Om.. all that was.

What is the meaning of the word 'Hindu'? The word 'Hindu' was originated from the word 'Sindhu' (indus). What are the Vedas? Vedas are devine revelations? The word Veda means 'Knowledge'. our principle scripture. There are five in number: 1) Parameshwar (God) 2) Prarthana (Prayer) 3) Punarjanma (Rebirth) 4) Purushartha (Law of Action) 5) Prani Daya (Love for all creatures) Who is God? God is that Conscious Supreme Being Who . Since its teachings are based on the Vedas it is called the 'Vedic Dharma'. It was the first religion of man. These rishis were absolutely pious and they possessed the purest qualities. Saints and rishis. and men of learning explained the teachings of the Veda in other religious books. Sindhu is a river in India.them. How old is Hindu Dharma (religion)? It is the oldest religion in the world. It takes us closer to God. What are the scriptures of the Hindus? (a) The scriptures of the Hindu are the four VEDAS. The source of Hindu Dharma is the Veda. To whom was the knowledge of the Vedas revealed or first made known? The Vedas were revealed to rishis who were in deep meditation. The primary scriptures are: 1) Rig Veda 2) Yajur Veda 3) Sama Veda 4) Atharva Veda (b) There are other religious scriptures based on the teachings of the Vedas. The most important ones are: 1) Upanishads 2) Bhagavad Gita 3) Ramayana 4) Mahabharata 5) Tirukkural 6) Manusmriti What are the main principles of Hinduism? The main principles of Hinduism begin with the letter 'P'. The people who had lived along the banks of river Sindhu were called Hindu. Who founded the Hindu religion? Hindu religion was not founded by any prophet or person. What was the original name of Hindu Dharma? At first it was simply called 'Dharma'. What is religion (Dharma)? Religion is the path that helps one to lead a noble life. Thus our religion came to be known as the 'Hindu Dharma'. Its teachings are eternal so it is called the 'Sanatan Dharma'.

The giver of this fruit is God. What is Punarjanma or Rebirth? It is the re-entry of the soul into another body. What is the meaning of Prani Daya or Love for all creatures? The Hindus believe that in all living . "O God the Giver of life. U. The universe that we see around us is made up matter." What is Havan? The offering of ghee (butter) and scented substances (samagri) into the fire during prayer to God is called yagna or havan. Bestower of happiness. It helps in spiritual upliftment or God realisation. What is Purushartha? Purushartha is the Law of Action. Remover of pains and sorrows. We receive the fruit (punishment or reward) of our reactions according to our deeds.controls the whole universe. pure and adorable. What are the three principal qualities of God? The three principal qualities of God are? 1) Omnipresent (present everywhere) 2) Omniscient (all-knowing) 3) Omnipotence (all-powerful) What is the principal name of God? The principal name of God is 'AUM'. He is ONE but is given many names to describe his qualities and actions. What is soul? Soul is a conscious being. It is immortal. It purifies the germladen air. Preservation and Dissolution. What is the main mantra (verse) or prayer of Hindus? The 'Gayatri Mantra' which is given below with its meaning: Om Bhur bhuvah swah Tatsavitur varenyam. A. Bhargo devasya dhimahi Dhiyo yo nah prachodayat. M denote his principal duties: Creation. It enters a body to perform worldly actions. May Thou inspire and guide our intellect in the right direction. The three letters. Thou art most luminous. The soul of a person does not cease to exist after his death. We meditate on Thee. How many religious ceremonies do the Hindus have? The sixteen ceremonies and they are performed for the physical. What is matter? Matter is the smallest particle of atom. mental and spiritual development of man. Matter is without life. and Creator of the universe.

one spends one's time in meditation and imparts knowledge for the good of all. similarly. What are the most important festivals of the Hindus? Deepavali is the most important. Just as the head. industrialist. Name some great saints and men who have been torch bearers of Hinduism? Some of them are: Rama. Shankaracharya. They are: 1) BRAHMANA: One who concentrates to realize Brahma. the chest the arms. What is Vedanta? The knowledge of Brahma (God) is called Vedanta. Rishi Dayanand.creatures. imparts knowledge to others and engages himself in religious work 2) KSHATRIYA: The ruling class. What are ASHRAMS? Ashrams are the four stages in life of a person. What is Yoga? Yoga is establishing contact with God during meditation. The Vedas contain many branches of knowledge dealing with different subjects.love for all creatures. This is non-violence (ahimsa) Prani Daya . They are: 1) BRAHMACHARYA: The stage of education and preparation for future life 2) GRAHASTHA: Householder's life 3) VANAPRASTHA: Old age when one retires from retires from family life and serves the people 4) SANNYASTHA: In this stage. actions and habits. these four varnas make up the human society. Krishna. Guru Nanak. Tulsidas. Tiruvalluvar. because one varna is dependent on another. big or small there is a soul. Therefore we must not kill any creature or cause pain to them. The section dealing with the knowledge of God Brahma is called the Vedanta. Some of the other important ones are: 1) Pongal (Sankranti) 2) Maha Shivratri 3) Holi 4) Ram Navami 5) Raksha Bandhan 6) Krishna Ashtami 7) Vijaya Dashmi- . Mahatma Gandhi. farmer 4) SHUDRA: Labourer and menial worker Are these varnas regarded as high or low or superior or inferior? No. Gautama Buddha. soldiers 3) VAISHYA: A trader. etc help to make up the whole body. The word yoga means to join or to bring together. What are the VARNAS? Men and women are grouped into four classes (varnas) according to their innate qualities.

If the soul is in a good and prosperous life. meat or eggs should be avoided. He never dies (Amara). Prayer will prevent us from committing sins. robbery or bribery. Then it is released from birth cycle. He is never born (Aja or Ajanma).Dashera Who created God? Nobody. Nor we ought to persuade Him to do so. There will be no time when He will not be. it is in Heaven. God's laws are immutable. Prayer purifies our mind of all the undesirable passions and helps us in our spiritual advancements. otherwise in Hell. The more we love Him the more we try to be like Him. Should we smoke? No. What is Moksha. He exists. But a true devotee will gladly submit to the punishment for the sins committed. fraud. It muddles the brain and leads to other vices. He is the Supreme Being. Fish. . God is the creator of all things. There was no time when He was not. What should we eat? Our diet should fulfill the following requirements: 1) It should be conducive to health 2) It should not in any way be injurious to our mind or body as wine or tobacco 3) It should not be procured by unfair means for example theft. What is Heaven? What is Hell? Heaven and Hell are not geographical or spacial places. They are conditions of a soul. But if nobody created God. 4) It should not cause pain to any living being. as they cannot be produced without giving pain to others. Should we drink wine? Never. fowl. He is eternal that is beginningless and endless. It leads to diseases such as cancer and does harm to the brain. or salvation? It is a condition in which the soul gets its highest stage of development or evolution. will He forgive our past or future sins? No. Why should we worship God? His worship creates in us an appreciation for His qualities and a love for Him. how did He come to exist? He did not come to exist. There is no creator of this Great creator. Even He cannot override them. Mukti. If we worship God.

Worship is the effort on the part of the Upasaka. His attributes and His Lilas. by which the aspirant or Jijnasu makes a steady progress in the realm of spirituality and eventually realises in himself . like a thread of oil poured from one vessel to another (Tailadharavat). He sings His praise. He meditates on His form. He pines for His benign grace. physical and mental. He hears and recites His Lilas.HINDU WORSHIP OR UPASANA Worship is the expression of devotion. i. generates harmonious vibrations. destroys Rajas and Tamas and . Upasana is approaching the chosen ideal or object of worship by meditating on it in accordance with the teachings of the Sastras and the Guru and dwelling steadily in the current of that one thought. harmonises the five sheaths. he who does Upasana or worship. steadies the mind. Upasana changes the mental substance. He repeats His Mantra. fellowship or Godrealisation. He visualizes the form of the Lord with closed eyes and enjoys supreme peace and bliss. and eventually leads to communion. The devotee prays to the Lord for granting Him intense devotion and removing the veil of ignorance.. BENEFITS OF WORSHIP Worship of the Lord purifies the heart.in his own heart . Upasana literally means sitting near God. purifies and ennobles the emotions. reverence and love to the Lord.the presence of Godhead. It fills the mind with Suddha Bhava and Prema or pure love for the Lord. His nature. to reach the proximity or presence of God or the Supreme Self. It consists of all those observances and practices. He constantly remembers His Name. Upasana helps the devotee to sit near the Lord or to commune with Him. It gradually transmutes man into a divine being. He does Kirtana.e. He lives in His Dhama in the company of His devotees. of keen yearning to be united with Him and of spiritual thirsting to hold conscious communion with Him.

etc. You will find in the BhagavadGita: "But by devotion to Me alone. I may thus be perceived. Upasana is one which is not only indispensably requisite. He who leads a mere outward sensual life without doing any Upasana in an animal only. though he wears outwardly the form of a human being. in his Raja Yoga Sutras. Upasana is necessary. hatred. etc. egoism. Patanjali Maharshi emphasizes in various places. drinking. anger. XI. but eminently beneficial to all classes and grades of people. but that which makes one a real man or a God-man is the religious consciousness. frees the devotee from the wheel of births and deaths. are common in brutes and human beings. It eventually brings the devotee face to face with the Lord. O Parantapa" (Ch. copulation.fills the mind with Sattva or purity. There is a mysterious or inscrutable power (Achintya Sakti) in Upasana which makes the meditator and the meditated identical. For even a Raja Yogi." Of all those things which are conducive to spiritual advancement. Eating.Yogesvara Krishna or Lord Siva. fear. . and known and seen in essence and entered. Just as you think. Upasana destroys Vasanas. so you become. Upasana turns the mind inward and induces Antarmukha Vritti. 54). and confers on him immortality and freedom. The mind becomes that on which it meditates in accordance with the analogy of the wasp and the caterpillar (Bhramara-Kitaka Nyaya).. O Arjuna. This is the immutable psychological law. It is easy too. Trishnas. lust. on the importance of Upasana. Adhyatmic uplift and the and the acquisition of Dharma. Patanjali says: "One can enter into Samadhi through Upasana. He has his own Ishta Devata or guiding Deity . Self-surrender to God is an Anga (limb) of Raja Yoga and Kriya Yoga. sleeping.

SHLOKAS Parents Shlokam Maathru Devo Bhava. Shashivarnam Chatur Bhujam. Gurur Devo Maheshvarah Guru Shakshat Param Brahma. Kapittha Jambu Palasara Bhaksitam Uma Sutam Shoka Vinasha Karanam. Koti-soorya samaprabha Nirvighnam kuru me Deva. Sarva Vignopa Santaye Sri Vakratunda Mahakaaya . Pithru Devo Bhava. Tasyaamkhri padmam pranatosmi nityam Ganesha Shlokams Gajananam Bhuta Ganathi Sevitam. Chamara karna vilambita sootra Vamana roopa Maheswara putra.Namami Vignesvara Pada Pankajam Shuklambara Dharam Vishnum. Guru Devo Bhava. Vigna-vinayaka paada namaste . Sarva-karyeshu Sarvada Mooshika vahana modaka hasta. Aacharya Devo Bhava.Mayyeva sarvam parikalpitam cha Itham vijaanaami sadaatma-roopam. Guru Shlokam Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnu. Tasmai Sri Gurave Namah Yasya prasaadaat ahameva Vishnu: . Prasanna Vadanam Dhyayet.

Gajavaktram Sura-shreshtam . Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi. Om bhuvah Om swaha. Yaa Shwetaa Padmaasanaa . Om tapah. Dhiyo Yo Naah Prachodayaat. You Should take Deep Breaths While Reciting. Praanaayaam Mantram Prayer For Concentration And Meditation (In Order to Pacify the Body And the Mind. Vandeham Gana-naayakam Ekadantam Mahakayam. He Rambam Prana Mamyaham Gayathri Mantram Prayer for Purification (Mentally Touch the Various Parts of Your Body Whilst Reciting) Om Bhoor Bhuvah Swaha. Holding The Breath As Long As is Convenient. Om satyam.) Om bhooh. Om mahah. Saraswati Shlokams Yaa kundendu Tushaara-haara-dhavala. Lambodara Gajananam Vigna Nashakarma Devam . Om janah. Repeat Several Times. Yaa Shubhra-vastraavritaa Yaa Veena-varadanda manditakara. Karna-chaamara-bhooshitam Paashaankusha-dharam Devam. Tatsavitur Vareniyam.

Nih-shesha jaadyaapahaa Maanikya-veenam Upalaalayanteem. Siddhir Bhavatu Me Sada Namaste Sarada Devi Kashmirapura Nivasinee Twaamaham Prarthaye nithyam Vidyadaanamcha Dehimea Mathaa Marakatha Syamaa Mathaam Madhu Shalinee Kuryaath Kataksham Kalyaani Kadamba Vana Vaasinee Jaya Maathanga Thanayr Jaya Neelotpala Duytii . Varade Kamarupini Vidyarambam Karishyami. Devaihi Sada Vanditaa Saa maam paatu Saraswatee Bhagavatee.Yaa Brahmaachyuta Shankara Prabhritibhihi. Madaalasaam Manjulavagvilaasaam Maahendra-neela-dyuti Komalaangeem. Maatanga-kanyaam Manasaasmaraami Padma Patra Visaalaakshii Padmakesara Varnanee Nithyam Padmalayaa Devi Saamampatu Saraswathii Chaturbhuje Chandra-kalavathamse . Kuchonathe Kumkuma-raga-shone Pundreshu Pashaankusha Pushpabaana Haste. Namaste Jagatega Mataha Saraswathi Namastubhyam.

Jaya Sangeetha Rasike Jaya Leela Suka Priyea Brahma Shlokam Atata Seva Chesada Samastha Charaachara Bhoota Sruhti ViJnathaku Bharathi Hrudaya Soukhya Vidhaataku Vedaraasi NiRnetama Devathaanikara Nethaku Kalmasha Chetakun NathaTrataku Dhaatakun Nikhila Thaapasaloka Subha Pradhathakun Lakshmi Shlokam Ya Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Lakshmi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha Vishnu Shlokam Shanta Karam Bhujaga Shayanam. Padmanabham Suresham Vishvadharam Gagana Sadrsham. Sarva Lokaiaka Natham Lord Vishnu Naamavali . Yogibhir Dhyana Gamyam Vande Vishnum Bhava Bhaya Haram. Megha Varnam Shubhangam Lakshmi Kantam Kamala Nayanam.

OM KESAVAAYA OM NARAYANAAYA OM MADHAVAAYA OM GOVINDAAYA OM VISHNAVE OM MADHUSOODANAAYA OM TRIVIKRAMAAYA OM VAMANAAYA OM SREEDHARAAYA OM HRISHIKESAAYA OM PADMANABHAAYA OM DAMODHARAAYA OM SANKARSHANAAYANA OM VASUDEVAAYA OM PRADUYMNAAYA OM ANIRUDDAAYA OM PURUSHOTTAMAAYA NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH .

Bhikshaam Dehi cha Parvati Mata cha Parvati Devi.OM ADHOKSHAJAAYA OM NARASIMHAAYA OM ACHUTAAYA OM JANARDHANAAYANA OM UPENDRAAYA OM SRI HARAYEA OM KRISHNAAYANA 0M SHANTI SHANTI NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH NAMAH SHANTIH Devi/Durga Shlokam Sarva-mangala-mangalye Shive Sarvaartha-sadhake Sharanye Trayambake Gauri Narayani Namostute Annapoorne Sada poorne. Svadeso Bhuvanatrayam Shiva shlokam . Pita Devo Maheswarah Baandava Shiva Bhaktyascha. Shankara Pranavallabhe Gyana Vairagya Sidyartham.

Om Shanthi Shanthi Shanthihi Siva Panchakshara Sthothra Nagendra Haaraaya Thrilochanaaya. Maanasam Va Aparaadham Vihitam Avihitam Va. Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam Urva-rukamiva Bhandhanaat. Pranatosmi Sada Sivam Karacharana Krtam Vak. Sarvame Tat Kshamasva Jaya Jaya Karunabdhe. Nandeesvara Pramatha Naatha Mahesvaraaya . Tasmai Nakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya Mandaakini Salila Chandana Charchithaaya. Bhavam Bhavanee-sahitam Namami Maha-Mrityumjaya Shlokam Om Trayambakam Yajamahe .Sivam Sivakaram Shantam. Shivat Manam Sivottamam Shiva Marga Pranetaram. Sri Maha Deva Shambo Karpoora-gauram karuna-avataram. Bhasmaanga Raagaaya Maheshvaraaya Nityaaya Shuddhaaya Digambaraaya. Kaayajam Karmajam Va Sravana Nayanajam Va. Mrityor-mukshiya ma amritat Om Klim Nama Shivaya. Samsara-saaram Bhujagendrahaaram Sadaa-vasantam Hridaya-aravinde.

Tasmai Shikaaraaya Namah Shivaaya Vasishta Kumbhodbhava Gautamaarya. Tasmai Vakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya Yajna Swaroopaaya Jataadharaaya. Muneendra Devaarchita Shekharaaya Chandraarka Vaishvaanara Lochanaaya. Pinaaka Hasthaaya Sanaatanaaya Divyaaya Devaaya Digambaraaya. Tasmai Makaaraaya Namah Shivaaya Shivaaya Gauri Vadana Aravinda. Nirmala Bhashita Shobhita Lingam Janmaja Dukha Vinaashaka Lingam. Sooryaaya Dakshaadhvara Naashakaaya Sree Neelakantaaya Vrisha Dhvajaaya. Kaamadaham Karunaakara Lingam Raavana Darpa Vinaashaka Lingam.Mandaara Pushpa Bahu Pushpa Supoojitaaya. Shivena Saha Modate Sri Lingashtakam Brahma Muraari Suraarchita Lingam. Tat Pranamaami Sada Shiva Lingam . Yah Pateth Shiva Sannidhau Shivaloka Mavaapnothee. Tasmai Yakaraaya Namah Shivaaya Panchaaksharam Idam Punyam. Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Devamuni Pravaraarchita Lingam.

Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Kanaka Mahaamani Bhushitha Lingam. Buddhi Vivardhana Kaarana Lingam Siddha Suraasura Vanditha Lingam. Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Kumkuma Chandana Lepitha Lingam. Pankaja Haara Sushobhitha Lingam Sanchitha Paapa Vinaashaka Lingam. Phanipathi Veshtitha Shobhitha Lingam Daksha Suyajna Vinaashaka Lingam . Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Suraguru Suravara Pujitha Lingam. Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Devaganaarchitha Sevitha Lingam. Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam . Sarva Samudbhava Kaarana Lingam Ashta Daridra Vinaashaka Lingam. Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam Ashta Dalopari Veshtitha Lingam.Sarva Sugandha Sulepitha Lingam. Bhaavair Bhakti Bhir Evacha Lingam Dinakara Koti Prabhakara Lingam . Suravana Pushpa Sadaarchitha Lingam Paraatparam Paramatmaka Lingam .

Krishnam vande Jagatgurum Mookam karoti vaachalam . Sri Govindaya Namo Namaha Vasudeva sutam devam . Rama Nama Varanane .Navagraha Shlokam Om Namah Sooryaya Chandraya Mangalaya Budhaya Cha Guru Shukra Shanibhyascha Raahave Ketave Namo Namaha Krishna Shlokams Krishnaya Vasudevaya . Kamsa-Chanoora mardanam Devaki parama-anandam . Devaki Nanda Nayacha Nandagopa Kumaraya. Ramachandraya Vedhase Raghu Nathaya Nathaya. Sitayah Pataye Namaha Sri Rama Rama Rameti. Rame Raame Manorame Sahasra Nama Tat Tulyam. Panghum langhayate girim Yat kripa tam-aham-vande . Paramananda Madhavam Rama Shlokam Ramaya Rama Bhadraya.

Sita-samaaropita vamabhagam Paanau-mahaa-saayaka charu-chaapam. Bala Kaandam Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Shudha Brahma Paratpara Kalathmaga Parameshwara Sheshadalpa Sukanithritha Brahmatyamara Prarthitha Chandakiranakula Mandana Shrimath Dasharatha Nandana Kousalya Sukavarthana Vishvamithra Priyathana Gora Thadaka Kathaka Marichathi Nipathaka Koushika Maka Samrakshaka Shrimath Halyotharaka Goutama Muni Sampoojitha Suramunivaragana Samsthutha . Namami Raamam Raghu-vamsha naatham Shri Nama Ramayanam 1.Neelambuja shyamala komalaangam.

Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram (Repeat both lines 2 times) 2.Navikathavitha Mruthapatha Mithilapurajana Mohaka Videha Manasa Ranjaka Thriyambaka Karmuka Panchaka Seetharpitha Varamaalika Kruthavaivahika Kouthuka Bargava Darpa Vinachaka Shrimathyodhya Balaka Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Rama Rama Jaya Rajara. Ayodhya Kaandam Aganitha Guna Gana Bhooshitha Ram Avanee Thanayaa Kaamitha Ragaa Chandra Samaanana Pithru Vaakya Srutha Kaanana Priya Guha Vinivedhitha Padha Thathkshalitha Nija Mruthupatha Bharadwaaja Mukha Nandhana Chithra Kutaadhri Nikethana Dhasaratha Santhatha Chinthitha Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram .

Kaikeyee Thana Yaarthitha Virachitha Nija Pithru Karmaka Bharathaarpitha Nija Paadhuka Ram Ram Ram Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram (Repeat both lines 2 times) 3. Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram (Repeat both lines 2 times) . Aaranya Kaandam Ram Ram Dhanda Kaavana Jana Paavana Dhushta Viraagha Vinaasana Sara Bhanga Sudheekshina Aarcheetha Ram Agasthya Nugraha Vardhitha Krudhraa Dhipa Sam Sevitha Pancha Vatee Thata Susthitha Soorpanakaarthi Vidhaayaka Khara Dhooshana Mukha Soodhaka Seetha Pitha Hari Naanuga Maareechaarthi Krudhaa Suga Vinishta Seethaan Veshaka Krudhraadhipa Gathi Dhaayaka Sabaree Dhatha Palaasana Kabandha Baahuch Chedana Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram.

Sundara Kaandam Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Kapivara Samthatha Samsrutha Thathgathi Vighna Dhvamshaka Seethaa Praanaa Dhaaraka Dhushta Dhasaanana Dhoositha Sishta Hanumadh Bhoositha Seethaa Vedhitha Kaakaa Vana Krutha Choodaamani Dharsana Kapi Vara Vachana Swasthitha Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram. Yuddha Kaandam Ram Ram Raavana Nidhana Prasthitha Vaanara Sainya Samaavrutha . Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram Repeat both lines 2 times) 5. Kishkinda Kaandam Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Hanumath Sevitha Nija Padha Natha Sugreeva Bheeshtadha Garvitha Vaali Samhaaraka Vaanara Dhootha Preshaka Hithakara Lakshmana Samyutha Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram. Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram(Repeat both lines 2 times) 6.4.

Sopitha Saridhee Sarthitha Vibheeshanaa Bhaya Dhaayaka Parvatha Sethu Nibandhaka Kumbha Karna Sira Chedaka Raakshasa Sangha Vimardhana Ahi Mahi Raavana Chaarana Samhrutha Dhasa Mukha Ravana Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Vidhi Bhava Mukha Sura Samsthutha Ram Swasthitha Dhasaratha Veekshitha Seethaa Dharsana Moditha Abhi Shiktha Vibheeshana Natha Pushpaka Yaanaa Rohana Bharadhwajaabhi Nishevana Bharatha Praanaa Priyakara Saketha Puri Bhooshana Sakala Sveya Samaanatha Rathna Lasath Peethasthitha Pattaabhi Sheka Lamkrutha Paarthiva Kula Sam Maanitha Vibheeshanaar Pitha Rangaka Keechakula Nugruhakara Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram .

Sakala Jeeva Samrakshaka Samastha Lokaa Dhaaraka Ram Ram Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram. Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram (Repeat both lines 2 times) 7. Utthara Kaandam Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Ram Aagatha Muni Gana Samsthutha Visrutha Dhasa Kandoth Bhava Seetha Lingana Nirvrutha Neethi Surakshitha Jana Padha Vipina Thyaajitha Janakaja Kaaritha Lavana Sura Vadha Svargatha Sambuka Samsthutha Svatha Naya Kusa Lava Nanditha Asvamegha Krathu Dheekshitha Kaala Veditha Sura Padha Aayodhyaka Jana Mukthidha Vidhi Mukha Vibhudha Nandaka Thejo Maya Nija Roopaka Samsruthi Bandha Vimochaka Dharma Sthaapana Thath Para Bhakti Paraayana Mukthidha .

Rama Rama Jaya Sitaram(Repeat both lines 2 times) Hanuman shlokams Buddhir Balam Yasho Dhairyam.Sarva Charaa Chara Paalaka Sarva Bhavamaya Vaaraka Vaikuntaalaya Samsthitha Nithyaa Nandtha Padha Sthitha Ram Ram Ram Ram Rama Rama Jaya Raja Ram Rama Rama Jaya Seetha Ram Rama Rama Jaya Rajaram. Marutim namada rakshasa antakam Subramanya Shlokam . Sri Ramadootam Shirasaa Namami Anjaneyam ati-paata-lananam . Tatra tatra Krita mastakanjalim Bhaashpa-vaari paripoorna lochanam. Bhavayami pavamana nandanam Yatra yatra Raghunatha Keertanam. Kaanchanaadri Kamaneeya Vigraham Paarijaata-tarumoola vasinam. Nir Bhayatvam Arogata Ajatyam Vak Patutvam Cha. Hanumat Smaranat Bhavet Manoj-avam Maruti Tulya Vegam Jitendriyam Bhudhi-mataam Varishtam. Vaataatmajam Vaanara-yoota-mukhyam Sri Ramadootam Sharanam Prapadye OR.

Shadaananam Kumkuma-rakta-varnam Mahaamayam Divya-mayoora-vahanam Rudrasya Soonam Sura-sainya-natham Guham Sadaa Sharanam-aham Prapadye Tulasi Shlokam Yenmoole Sarvatheerthaani Yenmadhye Sarvadevatha Yadagre Sarva Vedaascha Thulaseem-tham Namamyaham Hyagreevar Shlokam Gyaananandamayam Devam Nirmala Spadikakruthim Aadaram Sarva Vidyanaam Hyagreevam Upasmahe Ayyappa shlokam Bhoota-natha Sadaananda Sarva-boota Dayaapara Raksha Raksha Maha-bahor Shastre-tubhyam Namo Namaha Loka-veeryam Maha-poojyam Sarva-rakshakaram VibhumParvathihridayanandam Shastaram Pranamamyaham .

Vipra-poojyam Viswavandyam Vishnu-shambho Priyam-sutam Kshipra-prasada niratam Shastaram Pranamamyaham Garuda Shlokams Kumkum-ankita Gaathraaya Kundendu-dhavalaaya cha Vishnu-vahana Namastubhyam Kshemam Kuru Sadaa Mama Kalyanam-avahatu Kaamyaphalam Dadaatu Mishtaanam-avahatu Mrutyum-apaakarotu Dukhaani Hantu Duritaani Niraakarotu Gaambheeryam-avahatu Gaaruda-darshanam Me Kumkumankitha Varnaya Kundendu Davalayacha Vishnu Vahanamsthubyam Pakshirajaya Thenamaha Lamp Shlokam Subham Karoti Kalyanam. Arogyam Dhana Sampadah Shatru Buddhi Vinashaya. Dipa Jyotir Namostute Deepajyothi Parabrahma . Deepaa Jyothir Namostute . Deepajyothi Janardhana Deepo me hara tu paapam.

Tvameva Sarvam mama Deva Deva Om Poornamadah Poornamidam. the fire in which the offering is made is Brahman. Kara Mule Saraswathi Kara Madhye Tu Govindah. Poornaat Poornamudachyate . Brahmagnau Braahmanaa Hutam Brahmaiva Tena Gantavyam. Tvameva Bandhuscha Sakha Tvameva Tvameva Vidya Dravinam Tvameva. Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi Achutananda Govinda. Such a person who abides in Brahman indeed gains Brahman Asato Ma Sadgamaya. and the one who offers is Brahman. Tamaso Ma Jyotir gamaya Mrityorma Amritam gamaya. Prabate Kara Darshanam Other shlokas Brahmaarpanam Brahma Havir. Brahma Karma Samadhina Translation Any means of offering is Brahman. Namoscharena Beshajak Nashyanti Sakalan Rogan. the oblation is Brahman. Satyam Satyam Vadamyaham Tvameva Mata Cha Pita Tvameva.Prabhata shlokam Karagre Vasate Lakshmi.

This is the story contained in the Ramayana. killed the wicked demons Ravana and Kumbhakarna and set Seeta free. the wicked Ravana kidnapped Seeta. He crossed the ocean and entered the city of Lanka. the unrighteous. Sarve Santu Niramayah Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu. Lord Rama went to the forest in order to fulfill the promise his father had given to one of his wives (Kaikeyi). Eka Shlokam Bhagavatam . Mas Kaschid Dhuka Bhag Bhavet Prayer Shlokam Kaayenavaacha Manasendriyerva. Budhyadmanava Prakrite Swabhavat Karomi Yadyat Sakalam Parasmai. but was killed by Ravana.Poornasya Poornamaadaya. Jatayu tried to defend Seeta and save her. Narayanayeti Samarpayami Eka Shlokam Ramayanam Poorvam Rama-tapo-vanaadi-gamanam Hatva Mrugam Kaanchanam Vaidehee-haranam Jatayu-maranam Sugreeva-sambhashanam Balee-nigrahanam Samudra-taranam Lankapuri-daahanam Paschaat Raavana-kumbhakarna-hananam Etatdhi Ramayanam. Seeta was attracted by the golden deer and Rama went after it. He then destroyed the city of Lanka. Poornameva Vashishyate Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha. At that time. In the forest. Lord Rama then befriended Sugriva and killed Vali.

Kshatrakshayam Kurvate ± Parashuraam. Sandhi-kriya-jrumphanam Paschat Bheeshma-suyodhanaadi Nidhanam. Balim Chhalyate ± Vamana. Bhoogolom udbibhrate ± Varaha. Etat Mahabharatam Dashavathara Shlokam Vedaanuddharate Jagannivahate Bhoogolam Udbibhrate Daityam Daaryate Balim Chhalyate Kshatrakshayam Kurvate Paulaastyam Jayate Halam Kalyate Kaarunyamaatnavate Mlechchhaan Moorchyate Dashaakrutikrute Krishnaya Tubhyam Namah The Ten incarnations of Lord Hari are described in the above stanza: Vedaanudharate ± Matsya. Jagannivahate ± Kurma. Matsyaalayé Vartanam Leelagograhanam Rane Viharanam.Aadau Devakidevi-garba-jananam Gopee-grihe Vardhanam Maaya-pootana-jeeva-ta apa-haranam Govardhanodhaaranam Kamsachchedana-kauravaadi-hananam Kuntisutaa-paalanam Etat-Bhagavatam Purana-kadhitam SriKrishna-leelamritam Eka Shlokam Mahabharatam Aadhau Pandava-Dhartarashtra-jananam. Laakshaa-grihe Daahanam Dyootam Sreeharanam Vané Viharanam. Daityam Daaryate ± Narasimha. Paulastyam .

show your appreciation by sincere praise. A diligent person can overcome any problems and never lose his cool. 7. officers. Be humble. Never boast. Try to control your anger. Be generous in your appreciation of others. 9. Halam Kalyate ± Balarama. Always face your troubles with courage and tolerance. Do not become excited and angry. Never neglect or break rules. carefully and enthusiastically. 2. Do all your work diligently. Sahaveeryam Karavavahai Tejas Vinavati Tamastuma vidhwishavahai. 6. Don't lose temper.Jayate ± Rama. country and Nation. A careful person always produces good work and an enthusiastic person derives enjoyment from his work. village. Mlechchhaan Moorchyate ± Kalki. Obey all the rules regarding your family. Always be happy. Kaarunyamaatnavate ± Buddha. If others do good work. 3. Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi SOME RULES TO HELP YOU BE GOOD 1. Be just. . 8. city. Never ne unfair to others. school. Be patient in your bad times. elders. These are the 10 forms of Krishna (Lord Hari) Shanti Mantra Om Sahana Vavatu Sahanau Bhunaktu. 5. 4. Always be truthful. Truth is always victorious.

Don't do any good if you cannot. When you sleep. 15. 18. Everyone can accomplish easy tasks. Think of the result before doing any deed. Always speak to the point. 17. think of your mistakes and learn from your mistakes. Be polite. Never waste words. If you succeed. try to learn to get enjoyment from any kind of work. If you fail.10. If it is a good deed. don't delay. When taking your meals. Always do good deed during day so you can sleep without any guilt at night. Always show good manners and conduct yourself with dignity wherever you are. there is always scope to work hard and succeed. 12. Always be compassionate. Never be abrupt or rude to anybody. always pray and thank God for giving you food to eat. Do not become vain with your success or depressed with your failure. Instead of doing work for enjoyment. Take your meals as 'prasad' as a gift of God. but never never hurt anyone. Always stand by a person who is facing tough times and help him/her. Always take nutritious and simple food so that you have a healthy body with which to do good deeds and service to others. Always speak politely. think of what you have done. briefly and with understanding. Accept success or failure in your work. say your prayers and think of your day. there is always room for improvement. 19. Always aspire to do difficult tasks and attain higher goals in life. . 11. 16. 14. 13.

It is the source of perpetual YOUTH Take time to READ . . .It is the source of POWER Take time to PLAY . . . . . . . . . . . «««« . . .It is the greatest POWER on earth Take time to LOVE «««««««««««««««. TAKE TIME Take time to THINK . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . So whatever you do. .. 21. . . When you get up in the morning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .It is the road to HAPPINESS . . say your prayers and begin your day.It is the price of SUCCESS The End . keep Him with you. .20. . . . . . . .It is the fountain of WISDOM Take time to PRAY . . . . . He will help you to keep on the path of righteousness. . . . . . God is omnipresent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . It is the MUSIC of the Soul Take time to Give . . .and be loved Take time to LAUGH . . . bow to your parents and elders. . . . . .It is a God-given PRIVILEGE Take time to be FRIENDLY . . . .. .It is too short a day to be SELFISH Take time to WORK . . . . . . . You can't do anything without His knowledge. let Him be a witness to all your deeds. . . .

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