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Vayu is the deity of Wind

- युवं तुभ्यमुषासः शुचयः परावति भद्रा वस्त्रा तन्वते दंसु रश्मिषु चित्रा नव्येषु रश्मिषु । तुभ्यं धेनुः सबर्दुघा विश्वा वसूनि दोहते । अजनयो मरुतो वक्षणाभ्यो दिव आ वक्षणाभ्यः ॥
[Tubhyam-Ussaasah Shucayah Paraavati Bhadraa Vastraa Tanvate Damsu Rashmissu Citraa Navyessu Rashmissu | Tubhyam Dhenuh Sabardughaa Vishvaa Vasuuni Dohate | Ajanayo Maruto Vakssannaabhyo Diva Aa Vakssannaabhyah] (RV 1.134.4)
O Vayu, for you (Tubhyam) the dawn (Ussaasah) has wonderfully (Damsu) spread (Tanvate) far and wide (Paraavati) the bright (Shucayah) and auspicious (Bhadraa) garment (Vastraa) (of light) within its colorful (Citraa) rays (Rashmissu), within its fresh new (Navyessu) rays (Rashmissu) (of the Sun); For you(Tubhyam) the cow(Dhenuh) (of Nature) which yields milk (Sabardughaa), has milked (Dohate) the riches (Vasuuni) of the world (Vishvaa) (of Nature) (and has spread before you); (In this dawn) beget (Ajanayah) the wind (Marutah) from the abdomen (Vakssannaabhyah) of the heaven (Diva); (O Vayu) from the abdomen (Vakssannaabhyah) (of heaven beget the auspicious wind and mix it with the auspicious rays of the Sun.

- इमे ये ते सु वायो बाह्वोजसोऽन्तर्नदी ते पतयन्त्युक्षणो महिव्राधन्त उक्षणः । धन्वञ्चिद्ये अनाशवो जीराश्चिदगिरौकसः । सूर्यस्येव रश्मयो दुर्नियन्तवो हस्तयोर्दुर्नियन्तवः ॥
[Ime Ye Te Su Vaayo Baahv-Ojaso-(A)ntar-Nadii Te Patayanty-Ukssanno Mahi-Vraadhanta Ukssannah | Dhanvan.-Cid-Ye Anaashavo Jiiraash-Cid-Agirau(aa-O)kasah | Suuryasye(a-I)va Rashmayo Durniyantavo Hastayor-Durniyantavah] (RV 1.135.9)
O Vayu, the excellent (Su) strength (Ojasah) of these (Ime) arms (Baahu) of yours (Te) make you soar (Patayanti) between (Antar) the rivers (Nadii) (i.e. Space between Earth and Heaven) by consecration (Ukssannah); (The strength of these arms) grow (Vraadhanta) in might (Mahi) by consecration (Ukssannah); In the desert (Dhanvan) (i.e. in the Space while soaring) it is not destroyed (Anaashavah) and goes quickly (Jiiraah) to the dwelling place (Okasah) beyond speech (Agiraa) (i.e. to the celestial region); Like (Iva) the rays (Rashmayah) of the Sun (Suuryasya) they cannot be checked (Durniyantavah), (the strength of) these two arms cannot be checked (Durniyantavah).




Vedic Vision of Nature:
  1. Introduction
  2. Meditation on Dyauh Shanti Mantra:
    Meditation on the underlying Peace pervading the three divisions of the Universe.
  3. Meditation on Ambhasyapare Mantra:
    Meditation on the underlying Divinity pervading the vast Universe.
  4. Meditation on Satyam-Brhad-Rtam Mantra:
    Meditation on how the Earth is sustained by Truth, Cosmic Order and Penance.
  5. Meditation on Yaa-Arnnave-Adhi Mantra:
    Meditation on the Divine heart of Mother Earth.
  6. Meditation on Vishvambhara Vasudhani Mantra:
    Meditation on the all-encompassing Qualities of Mother Earth.
  7. Meditation on Yam Rakshanti Asvapna Mantra:
    Meditation on the all-giving nature of Mother Earth protected by divine forces.
  8. Meditation on Giriyas-Te Parvata Mantra:
    Meditation on the Joy spread by the Hills, Snow-clad Mountains and Forests of Mother Earth.
  9. Meditation on Vaishvanaram Bibhrati Mantra:
    Meditation on Mother Earth who holds the Universal Fire within her.
  10. Meditation on Yasyam Aapah Paricarah Mantra:
    Meditation on Mother Earth in whom Water flows day and night from all sides unceasingly.
  11. Meditation on Yasyam Vedim Parigrhnanti Mantra:
    Meditation on Mother Earth as a great sacrificial altar in which we offer our activities.
- Author: greenmesg


Bharatavarsha - The Land of Gods and Sages:

1. Stotras: Stotras

Initial:
Ganesha - Hanuman - Gurudeva - Gayatri

Tridevas:
1. Brahma
2. Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna
3. Shiva

Tridevis:
1. Saraswati
2. Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi
3. Parvati: Durga - (Dasa Mahavidyas: Kali - Tara - Tripurasundari - Bhuvaneswari - Tripurabhairavi - Chinnamasta - Dhumavati - Bagalamukhi - Matangi - Kamalatmika) - Annapoorna - Kamakshi - Meenakshi - Shakambari

Others:
Murugan - Surya - Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada - Others

Final:
Vedas - Brahman


2. Pilgrimages: Pilgrimages

3. Festivals: Festivals

4. Scriptures: Scriptures

5. Saints: Ramakrishna - Vivekananda - Ramana - Saints

6. Sadhana: Sadhana

7. Sanskrit: Sanskrit

8. Nature: Nature


Understanding the Earth - The Vedic way: >>



Om, May there be Peace in Heaven,
May there be Peace in the Sky,
May there be Peace in the Earth,
May there be Peace in the Water,
May there be Peace in the Plants,
May there be Peace in the Trees,
May there be Peace in the Gods in the various Worlds,
May there be Peace in Brahman,
May there be Peace in All,
May there be Peace Indeed within Peace,
Giving Me the Peace which Grows within Me,
Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.

(Shanti Mantra of Upanishad)


Preserve Nature,
And Nature will preserve Us,
Simplify Life,
And help Nature thrive,
Plant Trees,
And make our planet Green.

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