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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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The entire edifice of Advaita metaphysics is built up on the foundation that Brahman is the only reality, 'brahma satyam'.

By- Devakinanda ji

OṀ (AUM)-AD-VA-YA-BRAH-MA-BHOO-MYAI—NA-MA-HA

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Ajanta and Ellora caves cut out from rock

Located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, the Ajanta caves are a remarkable example of Buddhist history. A series of 30 caves cut out of the rocks include paintings and sculptures that belong to medieval Buddhism, representing the mastery they had around the 2nd century B.C.

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