Number of Mantras The primary Mantras are said to be about 70 million in number and the secondary mantra are innumerable. The number seventy million perhaps corresponds to the 7 weekdays times a million each but that is what seems apparent. It is natural that it would be quite impossible…

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Mantra Śāstra is the science of sound. Mantra (मन्त्र) means and includes An instrument of thought which is the basis of speech that germinates from sound. It includes sacred text, sacred sounds, a prayer or song of praise Vedic hymn or magical formula based on sound that modifies thought. In…

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Jyotiṣa is a vedāñga, a limb of the sacred Veda. It is impossible to know the Veda without the help of its limbs of which jyotiṣa is that part which is logical and bridges the material and spiritual worlds. One does not have to become a jyotiṣa guru for this…

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There are quite a few mantra courses available and most of them belong to specific lineages, religions or churches aiming to propagate the prayers and mantra associated with their specific religious institution. There is nothing wrong with what they do, and in fact, what these courses teach is helping to…

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Lord Śiva is the parameṣṭhi guru which means the penultimate guru and Vedavyāsa is the guru of all creatures on this planet. The Vishvanath Jyotirlinga signifies His power as the Guruof everything, the supreme knowledge. This is the first jyotirlinga that appeared out of the earth’s crust and rose upwards…

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