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Inevitability of Nagpanchami – The Vedic Culture

Inevitability of Nagpanchami - The Vedic Culture

Inevitability of Nagpanchami – The Vedic Culture – Rajesh Shrestha/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – ANANTA literally means endless or infinity in the Sanskrit language. It is also the name of Sheshnaga “The Celestial serpent on which Narayana reclines”. Naga worshipping was wide-spread in Sumerian culture, Greek culture, Maya civilization, Native American and all the indigenous culture of the world. It is the …

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Ghantakarna or Gathamangal Festival Observed

Ghantakarna or Gathamangal Festival Observed

Ghantakarna or Gathamangal Festival Observed – Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – Ghantakarna or Gathamangal festival has celebrated today. People have been giving ‘peace’ offerings, sacrifices to demons, serpents, supernatural beings along with natural elements such as water, fire and the wind since the beginning of time. Legend has it that there was a Demon named Ghantakarna, a notorious demon who was known …

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Month Shrawan Religious Connection on Chanting ‘Om’

Month Shrawan Religious Connection on Chanting ‘Om’ -Sahas Bhandari/Nepalayatimes Kathmandu – So many Hindus believe Lord Brahma was the creature (Shritikarta) of the world, similarly, Vishnu was the operator (Palankarta) and Shiva was destroyer (Shamaharkarta) of the world, it mentions on various myth. According to the Veda, Brahma becomes full of Satyguna, Vishnu Rajah and Shiva Tamaguna factor. All these …

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Guru Poornima Vyasa Jayanti

Guru Poornima, Vyasa Jayanti

Guru Poornima Vyasa Jayanti Rajesh Shrestha/Nepalayaimes Pokhara – Literally, Guru refers to the ‘divine light’ which erases ignorance, darkness, and sufferings. Guru Poornima is dedicated to Veda Vyasa commemorating his birth anniversary on Asad full moon of Vedic calendar. Maharsi Veda Vyasa- born in Damauli Nepal- is the compiler of the 4 Vedas; the source of all the literature, religious …

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BUDDHA JAYANTI – Gokarna Purnima

BUDDHA JAYANTI (Gokarna Purnima)

Nepalayatimes/BUDDHA JAYANTI – Gokarna PurnimaBy Rajesh Shrestha BUDDHA JAYANTI (Gokarna Purnima) Kathmandu – BUDDHA “One who perceives the true nature of life and the world and who leads others to attain enlightenment. The Buddha nature is inherent in all beings, and is characterized by the qualities of wisdom, courage, compassion and life force.” Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based …

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