SHIV DHAAM shivdhaam , astrology, festival dates, Karma and Dharma, Lakshmi Narayan, Knowledge for mankind,Spirituality, creation of universe, about universe , real hell ,Problems in hell, after death , duty as a son , wifes duty. The Four Types of Mukti or Liberation - SHIV DHAAM 1. Ordinary mukti (Ordinary moksha) 2. Videh mukti 3. Jivanmukti 4. Param mukti      1 Ordinary mukti is achieved only after death by some exceptionally God-fearing, Truth-loving, good souls; and this mukti....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:26:12 GMT The Two fold Vedic Religion ndash; Great Knowledge - SHIV DHAAM The Lord created the universe, and wishing to secure order therein, He first created the Prajapatis (Lords of creatures) such as Marichi and caused them to adopt the Pravritti Dharma, the Religion of Works. He then created others such as Sanaka and Sanandana, and caused them....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:07:40 GMT The supreme soul - SHIV DHAAM The Rishis speak of two souls: the real soul and the apparent soul. The real soul is birthless, death less, immortal, and infinite. The same real soul, under the spell of ignorance, appears as the apparent man identified with the body, mind and senses. This apparent man....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:36:03 GMT The Soul and Its Destiny - SHIV DHAAM The Vedanta philosophy discusses the nature of the soul from two standpoints: 1. Absolute or transcendental and 2. Relative or phenomenal. From the absolute standpoint, the soul is non-dual, immortal, ever pure, ever free, ever illumined, and one with Brahman. It is....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:33:33 GMT