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Vishnu takes strides across the worlds

- अतो देवा अवन्तु नो यतो विष्णुर्विचक्रमे । पृथिव्याः सप्त धामभिः ॥
[Ato Devaa Avantu No Yato Vissnnur-Vicakrame | Prthivyaah Sapta Dhaamabhih] (RV 1.22.16)
O Vishnu, may the Devas protect (Avantu) us (Nah) where (Yatah) you (i.e. Vissnnu) stepped (Vicakrame); From Earth (Prthivyaah) by seven (Sapta) Dhamas.

- इदं विष्णुर्विचक्रमे त्रेधा निदधे पदम् । समुळ्हमस्य पांसुरे ॥
[Idam Vissnnur-Vicakrame Tredhaa Nidadhe Padam | Samuddham-Asya Paamsure] (RV 1.22.17)
O Vishnu, you stepped (Vicakrame) in this (Idam) (universe) three times (Tredhaaa) by placing (Nidadhe) your feet (Padam); (The entire universe was) washed (Samuuddha) by the dust (Paamsu) (of your feet).

- त्रीणि पदा विचक्रमे विष्णुर्गोपा अदाभ्यः । अतो धर्माणि धारयन् ॥
[Triinni Padaa Vicakrame Vissnnur-Gopaa Adaabhyah | Ato Dharmaanni Dhaarayan] (RV 1.22.18)
O Vishnu, you who are the unfailing (Adaabhyah) protector (Gopaa) stepped (Vicakrame) three (Triinni) steps (Padaa) (in this universe) thereby upholding (Dhaarayan) the Dharma.



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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