Month: October 2017

Nyaya – Weighing on a balance.

धरारोहणन्यायःIn proof of a guilty or non-guilty, one who swears is placed upon a pan of a balance reciting some mantras. If the person becomes heavier he is supposed to be non-guilty, if equal or less he is considered as guilty....

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Shloka – Misc 3

त्वमेव माता च पिता त्वमेव । त्वमेव बंधुश्च सखा त्वमेव । त्वमेव विद्या द्रविणं त्वमेव । त्वमेव सर्वं मम देवदेव ॥ Meaning:Oh God of all Gods! You alone are my mother, father, kinsman, friend, knowledge and wealth. You are my...

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Shloka – Misc 2

ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदँ पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते । पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Meaning:Om. That (supreme Brahman) is infinite, complete, and this (conditioned Brahman) is infinite. The infinite...

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Nyaya – The lamp on the threshold.

देहलीदीपन्यायःIt originates from the fact that a lamp placed over the threshold of a house would have the effect of lighting the house a swell as the approach leading to the house. It is used to denote something that serves two...

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