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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).


Vayu is the prana of the Purusha

- चन्द्रमा मनसो जातश्चक्षोः सूर्यो अजायत । मुखादिन्द्रश्चाग्निश्च प्राणाद्वायुरजायत ॥
[Candramaa Manaso Jaatash-Cakssoh Suuryo Ajaayata | Mukhaad-Indrashca-Agnishca Praannaad-Vaayur-Ajaayata] (RV 10.90.13)
Candramaa was born (Jaatah) from his mind (Manasah) and Suuryah was born from his eyes (Cakssoh); Indra and Agni were born (Ajaayata) from his mouth (Mukhaad) and Vayu was born (Ajaayata) from his prana (vital air).



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1. Stotras:
Initial: Ganesha - Hanuman - Gurudeva - Gayatri
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - (Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi) - Parvati
Others: Murugan - Surya - Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada - Others
Final: Vedas - Brahman

2. Pilgrimages: Pilgrimages

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5. Saints: Ramakrishna - Vivekananda - Ramana - Saints

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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,
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