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I Am My Great Grand Father Lord Shiva


Some of my researches show that Lord Shiva lived as a Human being before being elevated into Godhood, but this needs additional proof( I am working on it)

One also finds that Parvati, Shiva’s wife is called,

Poorvaja, beyond beginning, elder to the beginning, Poorva Plus Aja.

Aadya. the Beginning.

Lord Vishnu is described as

Anaadi,

Death Rites Hinduism Part 2 Day 2 To Thirteen


Twelfth Day, Sapindikarana.

On the eleventh and Twelfth-day the Preta eats the food offered heartily.

On the eleventh and twelfth day all the Pitrus are present.

Vasu,Father; Rudram, Grand father nd great grand father,Adhitya.(Paternal)

The earliest Pitru leaves the Pitru Loka and leaves for the Swarga and the presently decesed joins the Pitrus as the Vasu.

Death Rites Explanation Part 1 Hinduism


The dying is made to lie down head facing South.

The body without Life is called Sava while the state of Jiva(Soul) is Preta.

The Yamadutas, the servants of the Lord of Death, Yama drags the life out.

As soon as the life is out, a small oil lamp lit with Gingelly oil is left near the body’s head.

The body is to be laid on the Dharpa grass.

The body is bathed, daughters, perform this and draped with a new Cloth after removing everything else from the body.

The body is garlanded and Rice is dropped in the mouth by the relatives.

The ceremonies are performed as dictated int the relevant Veda Sutra of the deceased.

The son takes bath and performs the Homa and takes the body with Fire in a pot to the cremation Ground.

The son is expected to shave, in some custom hair of the head is also removed.

At the cremation ground, the son performs Nagna Prachchadana Sraddham,after removing the clothes from the body.

Brahmins Naming Dress Eating Rules Manusmriti


Manusmriti provides exhaustive details on the modes of Dress,the Staff(Danda) a Brahmin is expected to carry, The process of preparing the Upaveeda How to drink water and how to eat, for Brahmins.

The rules as is the norm are very stringent.

Here they are.

Naming the Brahmin.