The Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 8

अविनाशि तु तद्विद्धि येन सर्वमिदं ततम्‌।
विनाशमव्ययस्यास्य न कश्चित्कर्तुमर्हति॥

Translation (English):
Understand that which pervades the entire body is indestructible. No one is able to destroy the imperishable soul.

Meaning (Hindi):
इसे तू जान कि जो इस शरीर में व्याप्त है, वह अविनाशी है। इस अविनाशी आत्मा का नाश करने का कोई कर्ता नहीं हो सकता॥



Meaning (in English): 

 In this verse, Lord Krishna gives the knowledge of the eternal nature of the soul (Atman). He explains that the soul that exists in the body is indestructible and immortal. It cannot be destroyed by any external force or action. 



  Lord Krishna emphasizes that the soul is imperishable and exists outside the physical body. It is eternal and unaffected by  changes  in the material world. The soul transcends birth and death and remains constant and unchanging.  

 


 By understanding the indestructible nature of the soul, one can gain a broader perspective on life. This knowledge helps people to overcome fear, attachment and the temporary nature of worldly things. Recognizing the eternal nature within allows for spiritual growth and fosters a deeper connection with the divine.  

 Lord Krishna reminds Arjuna and all seekers of truth to focus on the eternal soul and not be swayed by temporary circumstances. This understanding enables people to face challenges with courage, detachment and  unwavering faith in the eternal nature of the soul.


Lighting the path and revealing zoroastrianism's foundations, texts, symbols, worship, and festivals

Understanding Zoroastrianism Basics:  This religion taps into good vs. evil at its core. Zoroaster talke­d about one god, Ahura Mazda. This god started everything. He's fighting against evil (Angra Mainyu). Zoroastrianism gives us a world split in two: the good (Ahura Mazda), and the bad (Angra Mainyu). This fight never ends.  Things that matter in Zoroastrianism: think good things, speak kindly, do right. Followers are­ urged to go the good way. They're part of the fight against evil. And good wins in the end! 

 

Empowerment of women in Islam, rights and misconception.

The debate about the status and role of women in Islam has been discussed over centuries, with limited understanding or misrepresentation. Islamic teaching, often taken out of context and misunderstood, constitutes a framework that emphasizes women’s dignity, rights, and empowerment. The article explores several dimensions of Muslim women including addressing stereotypes, delving into historical backgrounds as well as highlighting some guiding principles for gender relations within the Islamic faith.

Historical Context:It is crucial to consider the historical circumstances under which the teachings of Islam developed in order to understand how women are placed within it. In ancient Arabia prior to the rise of Islam, women were viewed merely as chattels who had neither rights nor freedom from various forms of oppression. The advent of Islam led to substantial changes in terms of the position of women in society at large. Women’s inherent worth and dignity were emphasized in both the Quran (the holy book) and Prophet Muhammad’s teachings that set forth radical revolutionary rights for them never before seen at their time.

Many people are mistaken in thinking that Islam does not give women rights. These rights include the right to learn, the right to get a job, the right to have property, and the right to be part of the society’s politics and economy. Because of this body of verse contained in Quran “And their lord has accepted of them and answered them ‘Never will I cause to be lost the work of [any] worker among you, whether male or female; you are of one another’” (Quran 3:195), it is made clear that men and women are equal in God’s eyes.

Empowerment and Rights:Many people are mistaken in thinking that Islam does not give women rights. These rights include the right to learn, the right to get a job, the right to have property, and the right to be part of the society’s politics and economy. Because of this body of verse contained in the Quran “And their lord has accepted of them and answered them ‘Never will I cause to be lost the work of [any] worker among you, whether male or female; you are of one another’” (Quran 3:195), it is made clear that men and women are equal in God’s eyes.

In Islam education is a very important thing; even Prophet Muhammad said both sexes should seek knowledge. Women have always been scholars, teachers, or contributors in different areas of learning since Islamic times.

This also gives them freedom and ensures they own property themselves. This includes inheriting wealth from parents as well as having control over their own finances. Moreover, Islamic law recognizes that consent must be given by women when entering into marriage hence forbidding forced marriages too.

Buddhist meditation as a method of achieving calmness and soulful development

Buddhism is an important component of Bodh, which depends on meditation as the main method of promoting inner serenity, mindfulness, and spiritual growth. This ancient wisdom rooted in contemporary awareness offers a roadmap for coping with a complicated world while achieving a deeper self-understanding and interconnection. In this survey, we will examine multiple Bodh meditation techniques and provide insight, instruction, and motivation to people who embark on their internal exploration.

Understanding Bodh Meditation:At the center of Bodh meditation is the development of Sati or mindfulness; this involves focusing attention on the present moment with a mindset of curiosity, openness, and acceptance. By paying close attention to what one does through meditation practices rooted in the teachings of Buddha; it teaches that mindfulness is central to transcending suffering and achieving liberation. Through this process, meditators come to comprehend that their thoughts are ever-changing as well as emotions and sensations without attachment or aversion thus leading them to have a sense of inner peace and balance.

Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 25

"Avyaktādīni bhūtāni vyakta-madhyāni bhārata
Avyakta-nidhanānyeva tatra kā paridevanā"

Translation in English:

"It is said that the soul is invisible, inconceivable, immutable, and unchangeable. Therefore, considering the soul to be eternal, you should not grieve for the temporary body."

Meaning in Hindi:

"कहा जाता है कि आत्मा अदृश्य है, अविचार्य है, अबद्ध है और अविकारी है। इसलिए, अस्थायी शरीर के लिए आपको दुःख नहीं करना चाहिए, क्योंकि आपके अनुसार आत्मा अनन्त है।"

बद्रीनाथ मन्दिर भारतीय राज्य उत्तराखण्ड के चमोली जनपद में अलकनन्दा नदी के तट पर स्थित एक हिन्दू मन्दिर है।

यह हिंदू देवता विष्णु को समर्पित मंदिर है और यह चार धामों में से एक मंदिर है