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Goddess Lakshmi at a home puja

By - Devakinanda Ji

OṀ BHĀGYABHŨMYAI NAMAH:

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France's President Emmanuel Macron appears on a screen at the Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, in Malmo, Sweden, October 13, 2021 Credit: voa

MALMÖ, SWEDEN — Social media giants were urged to act Wednesday to stem online antisemitism during an international conference in Sweden focused on the growing amount of hatred published on many platforms.

The Swedish government invited social media giants TikTok, Google and Facebook along with representatives from 40 countries, the United Nations and Jewish organizations to the event designed to tackle the rising global scourge of antisemitism.

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The tiny red and yellow insects that serenely sit on green leaves in gardens are considered almost jewels of any botanical space

The tiny red and yellow insects that serenely sit on green leaves in gardens are considered almost jewels of any botanical space, given their shiny appearance, and biological value. They keep plants healthy by eating the organisms that cause damage to their roots. Farmers are always happy to host ladybirds in their fields. They also serve as a good indicator for fires. When a fire is approaching, these ladybirds fly away quickly.


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Gayatri mantra is a collection of sounds used for meditation to realize a higher state of consciousness.

A mantra is defined as a sacred utterance, a syllable, word or a group of words in Sanskrit, Pali and other languages that are believed to possess religious, magical or spiritual powers. The Gayatri Mantra which is also known as Savitri Mantra is one of the most highly revered mantras. It was first recorded in Rig Veda which was written around 2500 to 3500 years ago. Chanting of Vedic mantras makes people feel relieved from the material anxieties and they become more spiritually inclined.

The Gayatri Mantra:

"Om Bhur Bhuvaḥ Swaḥ

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