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. Sanatan Dharma - SHIV DHAAM Conversion The Hindus, like the Jews, do not convert others Toleration? Toleration means that,  I think that you are wrong and I am just allowing you to live. Is it not a blasphemy to think that you and I are allowing others to live? Dharma - From....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:40:29 GMT The Central Theme of the Gita - SHIV DHAAM In Praise of Knowledge Life, at every step, raises problems, and it is the business of philosophy to find solutions to them. To this end, philosophy seeks a knowledge of truth, which alone can give lasting solution to all the problems of life. Philosophical solutions are....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:03:28 GMT What is the difference between the soul and the mind? - SHIV DHAAM The soul is the consciousness or the knowing principle in man. The mind belongs to the category of matter. Siva is the soul and Parvati is the mind. The consciousness is the Reality, the unchanging, unmoving, all pervading soul. Mind being matter is changeable and....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:53:43 GMT Mother, Father amp; Teacher From The Mahabharata - SHIV DHAAM Introduction This phrase originates in Sanskrit. The Hindus believe that this is the order in which reverence should be offered. Since the mother gives birth, she comes first. The father comes second because the mother knows him best and can point the child to the....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:46:42 GMT Liberation means freedom - SHIV DHAAM Every living entity wants freedom to enjoy. But in the conditioned state, one is not free to enjoy unrestricted happiness. One is impeded by four problems namely, birth, old age, disease and death. No conditioned soul can escape these problems irrespective of the fact that....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:43:00 GMT Karma From The Bhagavad Gita - SHIV DHAAM The Blessed Lord said: Even if the most sinful person worships Me with devotion to none else, he should be regarded as righteous, for he has righly resolved (for he has made the holy resolution to give up the evil ways of his life).   - Gita, Ch,9,Verse....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:41:16 GMT Sins From The Mahabharata - SHIV DHAAM Yudhishthira said: I desire, O bull of Bharata’s race, to hear in detail the source from which sin proceeds and the foundation upon which it rests. Bhishma said: Hear, O King, what the foundation is of sin. Covetousness alone is a great destroyer of merit and....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:37:08 GMT What is Dharma? - SHIV DHAAM What is Dharma? Vedas-The Sole and Ultimate Authority- The Changing Dharma- Dharma In Other Religions- Benefits of the Practice of Dharma -Kinds of Dharma- Fundamentals of Dharma- Non-violence (Ahimsa)- Truth, Purity, Self-control- Varnasrama Dharma (The Four Castes)....]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:31:55 GMT The Root of knowledge - The way we should live - SHIV DHAAM God has created a Perfect Universe. Gita alone is not enough to understand life as gita uses the references from the veda so both together become a great reference and knowledge. To understand Gita better one has to see the examples and references of the....]]> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:29:00 GMT