Religion

According to ‘Hadith‘ (quotations & teachings of Prophet Muhammad, pbuh) Milk, Ghee and Beef:

[from the famous hadith collection “Zâd al-ma‘âd” by Ibn Qayyim]

in Arabic:
‘an suhayb radiya Allâh ‘anhu yarfa‘uhu:
‘alaykum bi-laban al-baqar fa-innahâ shifâ’ wa-samnuhâ dawâ’ wa-lahmuhâ dâ’.

in English:
“You should use cows’ milk, because it is good for health, and cows’ ghee is good for health, but beef is bad for health.”

{the literal meaning of the words the Prophet used is much stronger than that. He said that milk is “healing,” ghee is “medicine,” and beef is “disease.”}

Reference: http://www.ivu.org/news/1-96/muslim.html

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A famous saying from Vedas:
Durjanam Prathamam Vande Sajjanam Tadanantaram
.

@ English…
First, worship the bad person, and then the good man. The bad man is falling and giving you an example, “don’t do what I did.”

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A quotation from ‘Rigveda

Akashat patitam toyam, yada gachchati sagram,
Sarva devo namaskaraha, keshavam pratigachchati.

@ English…
From the sky, from wherever it(water in cloud) falls, it will finally go to the oceans only, (similarly) to any deity/entity (GOD) you pray, it all goes to that one supreme.

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sah-nau avatu,
sah-nau bhunaktu;
sah viryam karvavahe,
tejasvinav adhitam-astu
maa vidhvishawahe
OM shanti “>shanti “>shanti “>shanti shanti shanti

@ English word meaning:

sah: co, both, together
nau: literally it means nine(9), but it is used for ‘all’ , ‘us’ etc; e.g navratn .
avatu: may ‘he’ protect
bhunaktu: may ‘he’ nourish
viryam: capacity, ability to,
karvavahe: may we acquire
tejasvi-nau (tejasvinav): be brilliant
adhitam: what is learned/studied.
astu: may it happen
maa : ‘maa’ has been used to refer to the one who is soft and loving and takes care of all of ours. ‘vidhvi
vidhvishawahe: may we not argue with each other in the process of learning.
shanti “>shanti “>shanti shanti shanti: and let there be peace, peace and only peace.

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4 comments on “Religion

  1. td says:

    nice…
    …just a few suggestions for the last shloka:

    nau – i guess mentioning 9 etc may unnecessarily confuse ppl
    bhavatu -> vavatu
    maa- it simply means negation

    also for “maa vidvishavahai” – instead of saying “may we not argue….”…IMO a more correct inference would be “let there be no malice/disharmony”

    thanks.
    Hari Om.

  2. PiterJankovich says:

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  3. ya, this is my hobby indeed.

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  4. Prajwal Mohanmurthy says:

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