The world’s most famous painting was painted sometime between 1503 and 1509 by the italian painter draftsmans , sculptor , architect and engineer leonardo da vinci . The sitter’s mysterious smile and her proven identity have made the painting a source of ongoing investigation and fascination . Much speculation and debate regarding the identity of the potrait sitter led to suggestions . Leonardo mother caterina , leonardo’s self potrait . lisa del giocondo and the wife of florentine merchant . Foresenic experts in 2013 opened teh tomb of teh giocondo family in florence in order to find lisa del giocondo’s remains test her dna and recreate an image of her face .
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Lost / Stolen
The houses to be concerned for divining the stolen object’s and the thief depend upon the native’s own position regarding them . If the husband wants to know about the stolen jewelry of his wife , 1st house lagna should be studied . If the stolen object belongs to the questioners father the 9th house and to the mother the 10 th house to elder brother the 5th house to the questioners friend or neighbour the 7th house should be studied.
1 . If the 7th lord in question chart be in a movable sign deem it that the thief hasn’t reached his den and he is still on the way. If the 7th house lord be in the 3rd house the thief may still be hiding at some unknown persons place . If third house be having rahu the thief may rent to stay secure . If the third house be having mars or venus the thief may be putting up in a hotel or dharmshala or an inn . If the third house be occupied by jupiter the thief may be hiding in some school or college building.
2 . In case the 7th lord be placed in a fixed sign and the 10th house the thief must be present in the questioners own house . It the 7th and 10th lords be friendly with each other deem it that the thief is not only in the questioners own house but is his close relation or associate / friend .
3 . If the lagna be having digitally strong moon with jupiter aspect on it the stolen object may be recovered. In case the lagna be having the aspect of the moon or sun some close relation would be the thief . But if the lagna lord or the 7th lord be in lagna some household member would be the thief . The caste of the thief may be determined by the lagna of the prashna kundli of aries be the lagna the thief would be a person of high caste a brahman , taurus then a kshatriya , gemini then a vaishya ( trader class member ) cancer then a shoodra , leo lagna then belonging to very lowly caste , virgo then a women or a girl , libra then your own son , brother or friend , scorpio then an outsider possibly a vendor , sagittarius then someone respectable , capricorn then someone from sub human species like a dog or monkey or mouse or pisces then you may have yourself misplaced the object .
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1 . If the 10 th house be without any planet and it’s lord be in the 8th house associated with benefic planets it means the missing person is safe though he is living at some unknown place .
2 . If the lord of the lagna lord of the 2 nd house and the moon be placed in exalted own sign in a kendra or trikona house the missing person will safely return home soon .
3 . The distance between the lagna and the most powerful planet would determine the time the missing person will come home . Suppose the most powerful planet saturn is four houses apart from the lagna . It means the missing person will come in 4 days time .
4 . If the lord of the lagna lord of the 2nd house and moon be placed in enemy house debilitation or in affected house the missing person may not return .
5 . If moon be in the 7th house of the prashna chart it would mean that the nursing person has already left for home and will soon be there .
6 . If the lord of the 11 th and the lord of 10 th be in 11th house deem it that the missing person has successfully accomplished his mission and he / she is on way back home.
7 . If the 7 th lord and moon be together in the prashna chart it means the missing person will soon come back home .
8 . If the lord of the lagna he having the ithisaala yoga with 4th and 7th lords it means the missing person is in bad shape though he will come back home safely.
9 . If the lord of lagna and the planet placed in the lagna be having ithisaala yoga the missing person will return home after earning much money abroad .
10 . If the 9th house from prashna lagna be having cruel planets the minding person will be passing his days abroad in great penury but he will return home soon.
11 . The missing person will be suffering much trouble if the lagna and 3rd house be having malefics.
12 . If any of the following planets sun , mercury , jupiter , and venus be in the 11 th house or 2nd and 3rd house be owned by jupiter and venus the missing person shall safely return home .
13 . If lagna ( 1st house ) 6th or 7th house be having benefic planets ownership and be unaspected by any malefic deem it that the missing person is held up in some trap .
14 . If a movable sign be in the lagna and the moon in the 4 th house be powerful and placed in the navamansha of a chara sign the missing person shall return home after accomplishing his mission successfully.
15 . If the lagna lord form the ithisaala yoga with the moon placed in the 12 th house deem it that the missing person is already on his way back home.
16 . If a retrograde lagna lord be aspecting the moon or lagna deem it that the missing person is about to reach home .17 . If the prashna chart shows an un afflicted moon strong in digits placed in its own sign and not aspected by malefics deem it that the missing person has found a good source of providing him where withal abroad and he may settle there .
18 . If mercury and jupiter be placed in their exaltation or own house in the 10 th unafflicted by the malefics deem it that the missing person has got a good job in the place he has gone and he has no plans to return home though he may send the information about his settlement there later on .
19 . If the 3 rd house of the prashna kundali be having any malefic the missing person may have gone to his birth place secretly and may return later on to his place of normal stay .
20 . If the 8th house be having a well aspected sun and the third house a malefic the missing person may return after having his long tour of the far off places .
21 . If the moon be in a moveable sign in the 4th house very soon a letter from this missing person will be received . In case the moon be in a fixed sign the news about missing person will be received. In case the moon be in a fixed sign the news about the missing person shall be received through some public information system like the tv or radio. The houses to be concerned for divining the stolen object’s and the thief depend upon the native’s own position regarding them . If the husband wants to know about the stolen jewelry of his wife , 1st house lagna should be studied . If the stolen object belongs to the questioners father the 9th house and to the mother the 10 th house to elder brother the 5th house to the questioners friend or neighbour the 7th house should be studied.
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1. Tirthankar – Risabha Deva , Parshwa Nath .
2. Three Samyak – Samyagdarshana , Samyaggyana , Samyag Charitra.
3. Twenty Four Tirthankar – Rishabha Deva , Ajita Nath , Shambhava Nath , Padmaprabhavii , Parshwa Nath , Chandraprabha, Suvidhi Nath , Shreyans , Vasupujya, Vimalnath , Ananant Nath , Dharma Nath , Shanti Nath , Kundhu Nath , Ara Nath , Malli Nath , Surbrata Muni , Nemi Nath , Arishta Nemi , Suparshwa Nath , Shri Mahavir Swami .
4. Twenty Four Yakshas & 24 Yakshinis
5. Traditions ( Cult ) – Sthanakvasi , Shwetambar , Terapantha , Digambar .
6. Puja ( Worship ) – Jin Puja , Gyana Puja , Jin Chaitya Puja .
7. Vrata – Dash Lakshana Vrata
8. Chief Descriptive Subject ( Spirituallism )
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Pleasing Lord Ganesha
As per the narration of sant tulsidas in vinay patrika lord ganesha is very fond of modak or ladoos ( sweetmeats ) .Without ladoos any offering to lord ganesha is incomplete. The word modak is derived from two words mode meaning pleasure even when it is in a small quantity or when one sees it . When tasty sweets are offered to lord ganesha his pleasure in them is reciprocated to the devotee by way of great pleasure and happiness .
Narration in ganpati atharvashirsh whoever offers durva grass to god becomes like kuber , the God of wealth. Whoever offers rice and paddy achieves success and fame . Whoever offers a thousand ladoos to sri ganesh find fulfillment of personal desires .
Lord ganesha is known to be very fond of jaggery .In padampuran there is a story that narrates his love for ladoos .
Lord ganesha is also fond of kapittha jamun fruit on receiving the offerings of these fruits the son of uma , lord ganesha becomes happy and eliminates all kinds of sorrows , shortcomings and hindrances . I pay my respects to the feet of vighneshwar .
According to aachar bhushan lord ganesha likes all flowers except for tulsi the holy basil plant ( ocimum sanctum ) .But on ganesh chaturthi day the white tulsi flowers can be offered .
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Is mango your favourite fruit go ahead find out more about yourself !
1. A mango lover is a personality to be reckoned with .
2. Quite often you are a person who has quite ides and influencing you is no easy task .
3.You tend to be an extremist with strong likes and dislikes and at times even like to control a situation .
4.You enjoy getting involved in something that represent s a mental challenge .
5.Strong as you may be you are like a kitten when you are with your partner .
6. You accommodate the love of your life and make up for all the strong will elsewhere .
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Botanical Name Araucaria heterophylla
Plant Group Gymnosperm
Common Name Norfolk Island Pine
Araucaria is the important species of gymnosperm which can can be used as an indoor plant as well as an outdoor plant .
According to national christmas tree association every acre of planted trees produces enough oxygen to meet daily needs of 18 people .
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Holy Quran & Astrology
12 points in holy quran says astrology is haram and all forms of it should be avoided ( whether it be fortunetelling , or not ).
1. Ibn Abbas -radhyAllahu ‘anhu- narrated that Allah’s Messenger -sallallahu ‘alayhi wasalam- said: “Whoever learns a part of astrology (drawing knowledge from stars) has learned a part of sorcery (magic). Those who learn more are getting that much more ( sin to their credit).” [Abu Dawud]
2.Abu Musa reported that Allah’s Messenger said: “Three (types of people) will not enter Paradise: (1) The habitual wine (alcohol) drinker; (2) The believer in sorcery (and astrology is among it);(3) The one who severs blood relations.”[Ahmad]
3.Abu Hurairah is reported to have said:”Whoever tied a know and blew on it, has committed sorcery and whoever has committed sorcery has committed shirk…”[An-Nasa’i]
4.The Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wasalam, said: “Whoever goes to a fortuneteller and asks him something and believes in his words,will have his prayer rejected for forty days.” [Muslim]
5.Aisha -radhyAllahu ‘anha- reported that when she asked Allah’s Messenger -sallallahu ‘alayhi wasalam- about fortunetellers, he replied that they were nothing. She then mentioned that they were sometimes correct. The Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wasalam, responded saying: “That is only a bit of truth which the Jinn steals and cackles in the ear of his friend; but he mixes along with it ne hundred lies.”[Al-Bukhari & Muslim]
6.Ibn Abbas -radhyAllahu ‘anhu- said about those people who write Abjad (alphabet -to use in soothsaying, fortunetelling, etc.) and gaze at stars i.e., believe in their influences on the earth -“I do not see whoever does such has any share with Allah.” [Kitab At-Tauheed]
7.Abul-Abbas bin Taimiyah said, “Al-‘Arraf is a name for a fortuneteller and the astrologer (Al-Munajjim), and the diviner (Ar-Rammal), and the like of them who speak of having knowledge of matters in similar ways.”and Imam Al-Baghawi said, “Al-‘Arraf is a person who claims to know the matters with fore signs by which he can point to stolen items,the place of lost things and the like.” [Kitab At-Tawheed]
8.Narratd Abu Hurairah -radhyAllahu ‘anhu- Allah’s Messenger -sallallahu’alayhi wasalam- said: “There is no ‘Adwa (contagion of disease without Allah’s Permission), nor is there At-Tiyarah (bad omen from birds), nor is there any Hamah (omen of the night bird i.e., owl), nor is there (any bad omen in the month of) Safar, and no Naw’ (constellation)…” [Muslim]
9.Constellation in the path of moon or a division of time connected with the phases of the moon.Astrologers believe that “There are two different types of moons signs: 1- natal moon signs show how a person reacts to things emotionally. 2- moon transits are the current positions of the moon and is a valuable part of future forecasting.”
10.It is He Who has set the stars for you, so that you may guide your course with their help through the darkness of the land and the sea.~ [6:97]
11. Abu Qatadah mentioned Allah’s Statement [6:97] and said: “Allah created the stars for 3 purposes: (1) As ornaments of the heavens (2) As missiles against the devil (3) As signposts for the guidance of the travellers. Whoever interprets otherwise is mistaken. Such a person just wastes his efforts, and troubles himself with what is beyond his knowledge.” [Al-Bukhari ~Verily, We have adorned the near heaven with the stars (for beauty). And to guard against every rebellious devil.They cannot listen to the higher group (angels) for they are pelted from every side. Outcast, and theirs is a constant (or painful) torment.Except such as snatch away something by stealing,adn they are pursued by a flaming fire of piercing brightness.~[37:6-10]
12. ~Say: None in the heavens or the earth know the unseen except Allah.~[27:65]
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Holy Bible & Astrology
27 Points In The Holy Bible Which Totally Supports Practice Of Astrology
1. Psalms and begin reading verse 19:1-3, “The heavens declare the glory of God. The skies proclaim the work of his hands . Day after day they pour forth speech. Night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard.”
2. One psalm by king david says the heavens speak. God can speak through anything: people, places, events. It doesn’t mean we have to govern our lives by the stars.”
3.The Bible speaks clearly about the purpose of the sun, moon, and stars.” I open to Genesis 1:14-18. “And God said, let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule love the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.”
4. In Psalms 104:19 it says, ‘The moon marks off the seasons, and the sun knows when to set.’ When I read a chart, whether it’s for a person, city, nation, or event, I am using the heavens as the Bible says, to read the signs.”
5. In job, god asked his humble servant a series of questions involving the wondrous miracles performed. In job 38:31-33, god asks, “Can you bind the sweet influences of the pleiades or loose the bonds of orion? Can you bring forth the mazzaroth in their seasons ? Or can you guide arcturus with his sons? Do you know the principles of the heavens? Can you set their dominion over the earth?”
6. God is responsible for bringing forth the Mazzaroth in their seasons. Most Bibles avoid translating this sacred word, ‘Mazzaroth’, because it literally means, ‘the twelve signs of the zodiac’, in Hebrew. So, God created the zodiac and brings them forth in their seasons. He explains that heavenly constellations like the Pleiades and Orion have ‘influences’ that can be unleashed.
7 . We don’t have to be afraid of signs from the heavens. God speaks through them. In Judges 5:20 it describes the ‘stars’ in battle, “They fought from the heaven. The stars in their courses fought against Ciceria.” In Jeremiah 10:2 it says, “…do not be dismayed by signs from heaven.” We need to be open to the realization of messages in the heavens.
8. In Psalms 136:7-9, it says, “Who made the great lights? His love endures forever; the sun to govern the day, the moon and stars to govern the night.”
9. In Psalms 147:3-4 it says, “God heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of stars and calls them each by name.” The Hebrew word ‘shem’ means ‘name, a mark of character, individuality, honor and authority.’ Stars have all that, according to the Bible. Again, in Isaiah 40:26 we hear, “Lift your eyes on high and behold who has created these. He who brings forth the starry hosts by numbers one by one and calls them forth by character.”
10. In Daniel 1:20 it says, “Daniel was given divine insight by God, even the ability to understand visions and dreams. In every matter of Babylonian wisdom and understanding, they (Daniel and his friends) were ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters in the whole kingdom.”
11.In Psalms 89:35-37 God says, “I will not lie to David that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun. It will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky.” God describes the moon here as the faithful witness in the sky. In astrology the moon governs daily emotional tides and colors events and moods by its changing position.
12 . In Job (one of the oldest Biblical texts) 26:12 it says that by, “God’s wisdom he cut Rahab to pieces.” Rahab is the ancient planet between Jupiter and Mars, which is now an asteroid field. The ancients recorded this planet in their star charts and created many myths about its mysterious destruction. The content of these stories always concerned the loss of the sacred feminine. In modern astrology we are attempting to heal this gap in consciousness by reintegrating the feminine archetypes into our work. In the original Hebrew language both the masculine and feminine archetypes are equally respected and integrated into the symbols of their language.
13. The Hebrew the word for light used when God says, “The sun, moon, and stars were created for giving light on the earth,” is ‘aur’. The Hebrew writers were well versed in the sacred language of archetypes. They were able to contemplate truth through symbol as each letter of their alphabet held an archetypal meaning. Aleph, the beginning letter of aur symbolizes unthinkable vibration, the sacred spirit of life, infinite potential, and eternal possibility. Vav, the middle letter, symbolizes the process of divine fertilization emanating from the creative void. Raysh, the final letter, symbolizes the hidden movement of cosmic possibility as creation. Hidden in the letters of Hebrew light we discover its deeper meaning, the infinite potential of the sacred spirit fertilizing creation.
14. The first line of the Bible says, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” When you break it down into archetypal Hebrew it means, the first fruits of the spirit aspiring to express eternity through a fountain of divine wisdom were the creation of the celestial dimensions and the manifest world. Now that casts a whole new light on Biblical translation. The Hebrew word for astrologer is ‘ashaph’ which breaks down to ‘the spirit communicates through the sacred flames.’
15. The word ‘aur’, for light, means illumination, but also radiance, happiness and joy in the original Hebrew, just as night ‘layil’ also means adversity, challenge and resistance. You hear the ancient root of light in words like aura, aurora, our own Uranus, the planet of divine intuition, and in Ur, the ancient city, of light, home of the legendary Abraham, father of the Hebrews in the land of Chaldea.
15. According to Berosus, a Chaldean historian and priest, in the tenth generation after the Biblical flood there was a man among the Chaldeans (astrologers) called Abram (later changed to Abraham) who mastered skill in the celestial language of the heavens. Close to the beginning of the Age of Aries, two millennia before Christ, God called Abraham to migrate west to start the Hebrew civilization.
16. The Old Testament, from which I’ve been quoting, describes the Age of Aries from the perspective of the Hebrews. Terah, who was the father of Abraham, left Ur at that time. Ur was a flourishing port city, a center for trade between India and Egypt. To symbolize the Age, Abraham sacrificed God’s provision, the ram. Across the world, bull sacrifices from the Age of Taurus were giving way to ram sacrifices as the equinoxes processed and the quality of times changed. God became known as Jehovah, the warrior God, as Aries exemplifies the archetype of the warrior, pioneer, and leader. It was a militant age of sacred ram veneration.
17. Abraham was a wise spiritual seeker, but also a brave warrior. Moses later became another fiery leader of this Age. They both studied the ancient sciences of the Egyptians and understood that the twelve signs of the Mazzaroth were the immortal thoughts of God that penetrate creation. The twelve tribes of Israel (Abraham’s grandson) are associated with the twelve signs of the zodiac. 18. According to Jewish astrologers, the Hebrews accepted Deuteronomy 32:8 as proof of the fact that people are divided into twelve distinct personality types. It says, “When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the boundaries of the people according to the number of the tribes of Israel. In astrology twelve archetypal forces divide people.
19. The characteristics of the twelve tribes were given both by Jacob in Genesis 49 when he blesses his sons and again in Deuteronomy 33 when Moses blesses the tribes. They correspond to the basic meanings of the twelve signs used today. God ordered Moses to have the twelve tribes camp around the holy tabernacle in the exact order of the zodiac with the entrance to the temple facing east. The four gateways to the camp were Judea, Rueben, Ephraim, and Dan. These four tribes correspond to the exact description in Ezekiel and Revelations of the four living creatures before the throne of God, which were the lion, the bull, the man, and the eagle. These four ancient symbols correspond to our own astrological signs of Leo, Taurus, Aquarius, and Scorpio which contain the four royal stars of Persia, Regulus in Leo, Aldebaran in Taurus, Formalhaut in Aquarius, Antares in Scorpio. God even directs Moses to have the tribes march through the desert starting with Judea (Leo) and going backwards towards the camps of Rueben (Taurus), Ephraim (Aquarius) and Dan (Scorpio). This is the exact motion of the equinoctial precession that gives rise to the flow of the astrological ages, a 26,000-year cycle.
20. Moses, like Joseph, was well versed in Egyptian astrology. As the adopted son of pharaoh’s daughter he was well educated in all the mystery school wisdom of Egypt. The Hebrew word for Egypt is ‘mitsuri’, the land of mystery. In Acts 7:22 it says, “Moses was trained in all the wisdom of the Egyptians and was powerful in speech and action.” He was the perfect warrior prophet for the Arian age.
21. Aaron’s breastplate was set with twelve sacred stones each symbolizing a Hebrew tribe, and thus, a zodiac sign. Joshua 4:6 says, “God is remembered by twelve stones in a circle.” The Hebrews created elaborate rituals based on a lunar calendar. In astrology new moons symbolize beginnings and the sacred feast of Israel instituted by God’s commands to Moses through visions, were based on the phases of the moon. The day of the new moon was a day of feasting and blowing trumpets (Numbers 10:10). Psalms 81:3 says, “Sound the ram’s horn at the new moon, and when the moon is full, on the day of our feast.” The seventh new moon was the time of the holy convocation feast and the full moon of this month was the Feast of Tabernacles to celebrate harvest. The seventh sign in astrology is Libra, symbolizing balance and love, and the full moon symbolizes illumination, vision and fulfillment, the time when emotional response is highest. Passover was observed from the full moon to the waning quarter, a period symbolic of illumination and the dissemination of truth.
23. The Age of Aries gradually gave way to the next sign of the zodiac, Pisces, the archetype of universal love and compassion through selfless service. The three Chaldean Magi followed the star across the Arabian Desert in search of the incoming spiritual master of love. Three astrologers utilized the language of the heavens to discover the long-prophesized Hebrew Messiah. Modern research has revealed that Jesus may have been born closer to 7 BCE around the time of the Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus triple-conjunction in Pisces. Every astrologer inspired to research the illusive chart of Christ has a pet theory as to the exact birth date. My own research lead me to conclude that he was born on September 16, 7 BCE around midnight in Bethlehem. In any case, the ultimate spiritual mystic arrived to teach the Way as High Priest of the Order of the Melchizedek (as the Bible refers to him in Hebrews 6:20).
24. Jesus embodied the Piscean archetype, linking the first sign Aries with the last sign Pisces, the alpha with the omega, starting not just one new age, but a whole cycle of twelve ages. People began spiritually cleansing themselves through the baptismal rites, as Pisces is a water element sign. Suddenly, water was sacred (as opposed to fire) and the fish became holy. Early Christians would identify themselves by drawing the sign of Pisces in the sand. Jesus spoke often of the age of his birth as a preparation age for the Age of Enlightenment to follow. He was referring to the Age of Aquarius that is symbolized by the cosmic man bearing the pitcher of the living waters of life, pouring it throughout the universe. At Jesus’ first Jupiter return (age 12) he began instructing the Priests at the temple, saying to his parents, “Let me be about my work.” After his first Saturn return (age 30) he became intensely devoted to teaching and demonstrating the way of unconditional love. He selected twelve disciples each with a character similar to one of the twelve signs. At the Last Supper Jesus washed the feet of the disciples. In astrology each sign governs a part of the body. Pisces symbolizes the feet.
25. The Bible is strangely silent on the so-called ‘lost years of Jesus’ between ages 12 and 30. Some sources like The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus, channeled by a Christian minister at the dawn of the 20th century, tells a marvelous story about how Jesus journeyed throughout Persia, India, Greece and Egypt walking all paths of life. The Christian’s maintain that he stayed home and humbly served as a carpenter all his life until he got the call to begin his ministry.
26. The New Testament is full of clues and insights that point to Jesus’ respect and reverence for astrology. The most obvious quote is Luke 21:25 when he says, “At the end of this Age there will be signs in the sun, moon and stars…the heavenly bodies will be shaken (lit. the heavenly forces will be agitated).” It’s in the red print. Jesus said it. He tells his twelve disciples that the age to come will be foreshadowed by signs in the heavens. That is what God said they were supposed to be used for. Signs give directions and guidance to help us navigate life.
27. The Age of Aquarius is surely on the rise! Astronomically, the Aries Ingress won’t reach the first stars of Aquarius until around 2376 CE, but the symbols of Aquarius are actually alive in the imaginations of the people. Ever since the discovery of Uranus in 1781 the world has been struggling for freedom, independence and human rights in addition to great inventions and advances in science. In the year 2080 Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus will align in the sign of Aquarius similarly to the Piscean configuration of 7 BCE.
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1. Gems & jewels can be available on earth only by five sources divine , organic , metamorphic , sedimentary & through chemical process . Nagmani comes under organic gems as it is crated within the body of the living creatures the snake few other examples of organic gems / pearls are as follows , oysters ( chandra mani ) , conches ( shanka mani ) , fishes ( matsya mani ) , in the projection of elephants forehead ( gaja mani ) , in boar teeth ( varaha mani ) etc .
2. According to the reference found in vrihatsamhita, a major book of astrology, manidhari snakes exist in the world. Since such serpents are rare to meet, it is said that maniadhari is not a serpent. Now whatever is the truth but many interesting things are told about nagamani in vrihatsamhita. Which makes one think about whether nagmani actually happens. Many things have been said about nagamani in vrihatsamhita.
3. Sarpamani, also known as nagamani, is situated on the head of this particular serpent.
4. “Nagamukta”,“ nagamani” or nagamanickam is mentioned in classics like garuda puranam1, brihat sahinta 2 , rajavallbha 3 as well.
5. Vrahamihira ( 505-587 ) who was a famous astrologer, mathematician and astronomer in ujjain wrote in his brihat sahinta. Snakes born in the clan of taksak and vasuki sometimes carry a lustrous, shiny stone on their hoods which radiates blue light. These snakes are swechacharis, which means they just roam anywhere on their wish. In sloka 27 of Muktalasksndhaya, he remarks that the possessor of such a stone is benefitted by wealth. His enemies are thwarted and he achieves fame and victory.
6. Garudpuranam, another ancient treatise mentions nagamuktas as pearls which adorn a serpent’s crest. They are finely round and highly shining, and they reflect a beautiful blue halo like the flash of a polished sword.
7. Difference between a Sarpa and a Naga. “Srip” means crawling on earth and the word sarpa originates from Srip. “Naga” means something that is near a mountain (na + agah = naga). Anything which cannot stay still is naga. Sarpa means every serpent that crawls, while Naga only refers to hooded snakes. The nagas and their varieties are mentioned in the tenth chapter of “Atharvaveda 4”.
8. According to classics snake pearls are only found with hooded nagas and no ordinary snakes.
9. There are seventeen different species that can be found in Vedas which are related to Naga family. Varahmihira mentiones two of those species in sloka 25 of his Muktalasksndhaya.
10. Hajar alhayyat or snake stone is also been quoted by the arab writer kazwini as the one being the size of a small nut.
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