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Discussion in 'Hinduism DIR' started by Maya3, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. Kirran

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    Hopefully :)
     
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  2. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Knowing a little of Vinayaka, there is no way out but to wait for one year. But a request to him. He must come as before after one year.

    I will be off to Mangalore/Belur/Halebidu for a week. That will be a fulfillment of my life's desire, seeing those wonderful temples. So, RF is going to be without the trouble-maker.
     
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  3. JayaBholenath

    JayaBholenath Local demon

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    For many many years Vinayaka was and still is like a teacher and a father to me. I can only wish for him to fulfill his vow, and will pray to see him back as I would be so happy to be able to read and write to him !
     
  4. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Another thing, Vinayaka and myself are the same at the Paramarthika level and are eternal (Shivoham, Shivoham), I think he would agree to this, but one year is a long time. Will I (of the Vyavaharika) be there after one year? No one knows. :D
     
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    I could probably point out the post that really started this. I don't know if he really liked me, but he was a great person and his posts kept this DIR alive and informative.
     
  6. Kirran

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    I think he liked pretty much everyone. He just had a bit of trouble talking to some who he had little common ground with. Which, of course, we all do.

    No Aup for a week! I hope you enjoy yourself.
     
  7. Kirran

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    As another point: it was easily a couple of months ago that V-dada left. So substantially less than a year to go!
     
  8. Makaranda

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    Hi guys. I am relaxing in Rishikesh for a little while before heading up to Badrinath.

    I just posted a thread in the Vedanta DIR re: a proposal for a study group, to have discussions on what we are learning. Head on over there if you like and tell me what you think, and spread the word. :)
     
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  9. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Rains, be careful. The Gangotri, Kedarnath routes has been closed. There are landslides even at lower altitudes (result of denudation of forests). I doubt if you can make it. It is rain-time and we are at the mercy of Lord Indra.

    "Joshimath-Badrinath highway blocked at Lambagar." Road/Traffic Conditions in Uttarakhand - Page 244 - India Travel Forum | IndiaMike.com
    "9000 stranded on Badrinath route, 5000 on Hemkund Sahib, being air-lifted."
    Stranded pilgrims air-lifted in Uttarakhand - The Hindu
     
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  10. Kirran

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    I am going to be away for a few days at an ashram, so my usual daily presence will take a break. See you all on Friday or Saturday :)
     
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  11. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Have a nice time and tell us about it when you return.
     
  12. StarryNightshade

    StarryNightshade Aspiring Progressive Orthodox Jew
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    I'm back everybody! :D

    I took a bit of a break to recharge my batteries, but now I'm back with a vengeance. :p
     
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  13. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Back after my sabbatical. Missed you all. It was not long but felt very long. :D
     
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  14. StarryNightshade

    StarryNightshade Aspiring Progressive Orthodox Jew
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    I finally have some proper deities and my altar is finally starting to look somewhat official. :D

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    Looks Great :D
     
  16. Kirran

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    Fantastic Starry. I hope you find the new murtis conducive :)

    Who are all the deities you have at your altar?
     
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    Rukmini-Krishna

    Gopal Ladoo Krishna

    Buddha *not shown*

    Ganesha *not shown*

    Shivlinga *not shown*
     
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  18. Kirran

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    My altar at home. By the window (best available surface). Lot of foliage around, a little visible in the picture.

    Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Murugan.
     

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  19. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Rām Darbār: Rama's court. That includes Lord Rama, Mother Sita, the three brothers - Bharat, Lakshman, Shatrughna and Hanuman sitting near Mother Sita's feet. In images perhaps also Guru Vasishtha and a bevy of Gods and Goddesses including Shiva and Brahma showering flower petals and admiring. :)
     
  20. Aupmanyav

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