Friday, December 4, 2020
Home Indian History & Culture Ashtottaram 25: OṀ SVĀRĀDHANABHŨMYAI NAMAH

Ashtottaram 25: OṀ SVĀRĀDHANABHŨMYAI NAMAH

Lord Sri Krishna said, 'the utmost dharma is performing your own duty'

Ashtottaram 25

25) OṀ SVĀRĀDHANABHŨMYAI NAMAH:               

               OṀ (AUM)-SVAA-RAA-DHA-NA-BHOO-MYAI– NA-MA-HA

                 स्वाराधनभूम्यै नमः

                 (Svārādhana: Worship our own, Amata)

In Srimad Bhagavadgīta, Lord Sri Krishna said, ‘the utmost dharma is performing your own duty‘. Therefore Hindus worship God according to their own way and method and there are no absolute steadfast rules or regulations. Hence, this makes worship swēyārādhana, without any religious overtones, which makes it Amata (without any religion). Up until recently for Hindus, it was the way of life following eternal dharma (universal code of righteousness). Some scholars define a Hindu as someone who rejects untruth and accepts only the Absolute Reality.

Follow NewsGram on Twitter to stay updated about the World news.

The reason our way of life is not a religious one is, that it was not started by an individual or group of individuals claiming to be the children of God or whom God spoke to directly. These religions forced their ideology against the will of the people by any means including rape, and barbaric killing. These religions have a supreme leader, central authority, and creeds that convert have to follow. 

Ashtottaram
God answers your prayers in whatever form or language you worship him. Pixabay

In contrast to the above, Indians worshipped deities, gods, and goddesses according to their own will and understanding. There is no one to impose rules and regulations on them on how to worship God. There is no single prophet who claims to be the messenger of God and no one forces an Indian what sacred text to read or to recite. Indians are ridiculed for having three crore gods and goddesses, and for worshipping trees and animals. It only shows ignorance on the part of those critics, not realizing that God answers your prayers in whatever form or language you worship Him. This reality is known to every Indian from a scholar to a street beggar. That is the beauty of our Sanātana Dharma, which is not a religion (amatam) but a way of life.

ALSO READ: 5 Interesting Facts To Know About Hindu Festival Chhath Puja

Hence, our motherland is —“Svārādhana Bhūmi”.

(Disclaimer: The article is sponsored, and hence promotes some commercial links.)

STAY CONNECTED

19,120FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,777FollowersFollow

Most Popular

The North East Festival Will Be Held In Guwahati, Assam This Year

The North East Festival, a popular event held in Delhi's Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts ever since its inception seven years ago,...

India’s E-Commerce Industry Reported Nearly 56 Percent Growth This Festive Season

India's e-commerce industry reported nearly 56 percent growth in order volume this festive season amid the pandemic as compared to the same period last...

‘Operation Talwar’, A Story Of The Valour Of The Indian Navy

BY SHANTANOO MISHRA If the border of a country is secure, then both development and history can be created. All the three armies of India...

Indian American Teen Gitanjali Rao Is ‘Kid Of The Year’ By TIME Magazine

TIME magazine has put an Indian American teen "scientist and inventor" Gitanjali Rao on its first-ever 'Kid of the Year' cover, selected from a...

Christopher Nolan: Indian Films Are Wonderful And Are Kind Of Fundamental

Christopher Nolan feels Hindi films happen to retain the fundamental reasons due to which we enjoy cinema, and that Hollywood has lost some of...

Natural Antioxidants That Helps Body To Deal With Pollution

The air that we all are breathing has reached dangerous levels of pollution yet again. People with no known history of respiratory problems are...

A Focus On Academic Entrepreneurs In India

India is the third-largest tech start-up hub globally, yet academicians are still on the fringes when it comes to entrepreneurship in the country. The...

Indians Willing To Take Salary Cut To Work From Home

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, at least 54 percent of working Indians said that they love working from home (WFH), of which 34 percent are...

Recent Comments