Hindu Religion

Secular Greeting JAI SHRI RAM

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD October 21, 2016

Once I went to a party and greeted my friends with ‘Jai Sri Ram’. One of my friends commented that I should use Secular Greetings. I put up my argument that when some body sneezes, English people say God Bless You. Muslims frequently use the word Insha Allah and so on. So why some body […]

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Shringi Rishi of Ramayana era – Singrauli – Mada rock cut caves

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD April 14, 2016

सृंगी रिषिहि बसिष्ठ बोलावा। पुत्रकाम सुभ जग्य करावा॥
भगति सहित मुनि आहुति दीन्हें। प्रगटे अगिनि चरू कर लीन्हें॥3॥

sR^i.ngI riShahi basiShTha bolAvA. putrakAma subha jagya karAvA ..

bhagati sahita muni Ahuti dInhe.n. pragaTe agini charU kara lInhe.n ..

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My Father’s Memory of Gauraksha Andolan 1966

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD March 26, 2016

“My Father’s Memory of Gauraksha Andolan 1966” – by R. K. Chopra My Father Shri Dev Kumar Chopra is now in his eighties. He gets very agitated when he comes across any news of trafficking of cows for slaughter across state or country’s borders. We come from a Hindu Khatri Family from Varanasi. My Father’s […]

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Life on Mars and Astrology

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD October 3, 2015

Recent evidence of water on planet Mars once again proves scientific base of ancient Indian writings and Indian Astrology. In our scriptures planet Mars has always referred as son of mother Earth. Now scientists of this age have confirmed evidence of liquid water on Mars. Science is in process to search life on Mars. The […]

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Dhyana Yoga ध्यान योग Meditation

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD December 5, 2014

 Dhyana Yoga ध्यान योग (Meditation) dhyAnam ध्यानम् In day today language Dhyana word of Sanskrit is translated to its limited meaning “Mediation”. I try to explain here few references in our ancient literature about Dhyana.   A reference of Dyana in  Abhigyan Shakuntalam  makes it clear that by practicing Dhyana one could know even those […]

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Yoga Niyam नियम

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD February 23, 2014

Yoga Niyam नियम (Sanskrit: niyamāḥ) (Click to read Part-1 of Yoga  http://www.astroworld.co.in/indian-culture/yoga-and-yogasana/ ) Niyam नियम शौचमिज्या तपो दानं स्वाध्यायो पनिग्रहः व्रत मौनोपवासं  च स्नानं नियमा च दश śaucha (शौच) cleanliness Ijya (इज्या) = yajña (यज्ञ) Tapa (तप) asceticism, Daan (दान) charity Swadyaya (स्वाध्याय) study and think over Sacred Scriptures by self Panigraha (पनिग्रह स्तुति)  Vrata (व्रत) […]

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Yoga and Yogasana

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD February 13, 2014

In today’s world general understanding of Yoga word is often confined with Yoga Asana आसन (literary meaning seated position) which is only third step approaching towards Yoga. The word Yoga in philosophical term means to unite (with Supreme Being). Yoga is ultimate aim given in Indian philosophy. I am writing few lines about yoga in […]

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Moonrise time Karwa (Karva) Chauth on 27 October 2018

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD October 31, 2012

Moonrise time Karwa (Karva) Chauth on 27 OCTOBER 2018 Date Moonrise Hrs Moonrise PM NEW DELHI, INDIA India standard Time 27-Oct-18 19:55   7.55 pm VARANASI (U.P.) INDIA India standard Time 27-Oct-18 19:37   7.37 pm MUMBAI  INDIA India standard Time 27-Oct-18  20:30  8:30 pm LONDON, UK  GMT 27-Oct-18 20:48 TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA  Local Time […]

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नक्षत्र वृक्ष Plants & Trees of 27 Nakshatras (Stars)

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD August 2, 2011

नक्षत्र वृक्ष Plants & Trees of 27 Nakshatras (Stars) Vastu plants and trees Trees in Vedic Astrology (Zodiac) an article by Prama Chopra (प्रमा चोपड़ा) dedicated to 2011 International Year of Forests http://www.un.org/en/events/iyof2011/ (For Hindi and Sanskrit chart : scroll down) No. Nakshatra Excelling Deity  Nakshatra Tree English Botanical Name 1 Ashwini Ashvini Twins Ras* Tree […]

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Karak Chaturthi(करक चतुर्थी) Karwa (Krava) Chauth

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD September 18, 2010

IN THE YEAR 2018 ANGARKI SANKASHTI SHRI GANESH KARAK CHATURTHI (KARVA CHAUTH) अंगारकी संकष्टी श्री गणेश चतुर्थी IS ON Sunday 27 OCTOBER 2018 MOONRISE CHANDRODAYA (चन्द्रोदय) OF KARWA CHAUTH 2018 IN VARANASI 7.37 PM (19:37 HRS) KARVA CHAUTH MOONRISE TIME 27 OCTOBER 2018 IN DELHI NCR GURUGRAM, GURGAON 7:57 PM (19:57 HRS)   KARWA CHAUTH MOONRISE […]

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Agni Rigveda

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD August 29, 2010

This is the first richa ऋचा (couplet) of the Rigveda. ॐ अग्निमीळे पुरोहितं यज्ञस्य देवमृत्विजम्  । होतारं रत्नधातमम्  ।। agnimILe purohitaM yajñasya devamRtvijam | hotAraM ratnadhAtamam || I worship the Fire God, who is the divine priest of the ritual of the sacrifice, who bestows excellence. ‘Agnim’ = fire. ‘Agni‘ here refers to the fire […]

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God is omni present and His incarnation

by Gurugram Astrologer PRAMA CHOPRA founder ASTROWORLD April 11, 2010

Dev Kumar Chopra I am writing few lines here related with God through my personal experience and thinking. Once during my childhood when I was hardly nine or ten years old, I felt thirst so I took a glass of water mixed with ice; the glass was made of brass or bronze. I saw a […]

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