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How is the ninth day of Navaratri observed?

How is the ninth day of Navaratri observed? Answer: Goddess Sarasvati is worshipped on the ninth day by making an altar of books, musical instruments and tools representing skills. No study is carried out on...

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What is Vijayadashamī?

What is Vijayadashamī? Answer: The day after Navaratri is known as Vijayadashami.  Goddess Sarasvati is worshipped again. The books from the altar are received with the blessings of the elders and some time is spent...

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Within the Vedic way of life, in what way does one’s clothing reflect an individual’s particular roles in the society?

Within the Vedic way of life, in what way does one’s clothing reflect an individual’s particular roles in the society? Answer: Dress and ornamentation not only reveal one’s inner religious life, but also speak of...

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How is food looked upon in the Vedic culture, and with what attitude is it prepared in the home? How is this attitude expressed? A: In the Vedic culture, food is considered to be sacred. In traditional homes, the preparation of food is carried out with a prayerful attitude. The attitude towards food and the customs associated with it emphasize the daily reminder of the Lord’s grace in one’s life.

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