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Bhajan & Vedic Studies1 Glories of Tulasi Devi
Bhajan & Vedic Studies2 Important Note: From this Saturday, it is going under 45 deg.. Take Tulasi inside.
-Tulasi is one of the dear-most devotees of Lord Krishna -Tulasi should be the first to be offered to the Lord -Tulasi gives us Bhakti -WorshipingTulasi is superior than worshiping the Lord -Lord does not accept any offering without Tulasi on them -Tulasi purifies heart & words -Keeps Yama-Dhutas away! TULASI
-Blocks dangerous germs -Keeps us disease free -Nerve tonic -Increases memory power -Cure for cancer -Removes phlem -Reduces fever, common cold, malaria -Drives mosquitoes away TULASI for Health
-Water every morning ( except Dwadasi ) -Make sure she gets sun and warm -Check leaves for her health -Give obeisance to Tulasi -Circumambulate her daily (4 times) -Offer leaves/manjari (only to Krishna and Visnu deities) TULASI SEVA
Vrndāyai tulasi devyai Priyāyai kesavasya cha Krsna bhakti prade devi Satya vatyai namo namah Tulasi Prayer O goddess Vrnda, Tulasi Devi, You are very dear to Lord Kesava, You bestow Krishna Bhakti. I pray to you.
Great Sages worship & Meditate on Lord Vishnu with Tulasi
Bhajan & Vedic Studies8 “Real” Story of a dying person House of: Mr & Mrs. Jones
Bhajan & Vedic Studies9 Mr. Jones did so many bad Karmas. Never believed in God Never believed in Karma He believed: “There is only one life! Do whatever that makes you happy now!”
Bhajan & Vedic Studies10 Became Old ….. Diagnosed with Cancer ! Chemotherapies all failed!
Bhajan & Vedic Studies11 They had a daughter (Sue) and a grand daughter! They were very different.. Subhangi
Bhajan & Vedic Studies19 Started running in PANIC! “They got me! They got me !” “Please please leave me..” …. Grand daughter saw too …… Tulasi ! Chanting !
Bhajan & Vedic Studies20 Oh! Do not worry! This is normal for most of the dying persons! We have a right scientific name for that too ! It is called: ‘Terminal Restlessness’ Nurse removed the Tulasi again & again!
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Bhajan & Vedic Studies23 “After seeing the Yamaduttas I will never perform any sinful activities in my life.”
Bhajan & Vedic Studies24 “Wherever there is Tulasi… Wherever Krishna Mantra chanted… Wherever Krishna Nama uttered… We have no business there!” - Signed by Yama Dev
Bhajan & Vedic Studies25 AJAMILA
Bhajan & Vedic Studies26 Krishna mantra haite habe Samsāra mochana Krishna nāma haite pābe Krsnera charana Chanting Krishna Mantra, one gets liberated. Chanting Krishna Nama, one gets the lotus feet of Lord Krishna. G1 Sloka # 7
What is the difference between Mantra & Nama ? Indra-asan Nindr-asan
37 Jaya Radha Madhava Jaya Kunja Vihari Jaya Gopi Jana Vallabha Jaya Giri Vara Dhari...(Jaya) Yasoda Nandana Vraja Jana Ranjana Jamuna Theera Vana Chari... (Jaya) [ Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare ] [ Slow - All sing to complete ] Jaya Radha Madhava Jaya Kunja Vihari
Bhajan & Vedic Studies38 Krishna mantra haite habe Samsāra mochana Krishna nāma haite pābe Krsnera charana Chanting Krishna Mantra, one gets liberated. Chanting Krishna Nama, one gets the lotus feet of Lord Krishna. G1 Sloka # 7
How should we care Tulasi? 1.Keep her in a large pot 2.You should be bathed and clean 3.Water every morning ( except Dwadasi ) 4.Let her get morning sun & fresh air 5.Keep her outside in summer 6.In winter keep her inside the house 7.Check leaves for her health 8.Keep her in a neat place 9.Gently remove dried leaves (Visit and select eBooks)
What you should NOT do ? 1. Do NOT water on Dwadasi 2. Do NOT pick leaves on Dwadasi 3. Do NOT touch her on Dwadasi 4. Do NOT water at Night 5. Do NOT pick leaves at Night 6. Do NOT touch her Night 7. Do NOT shake when picking leaves 8. Do NOT keep shoes near Tulasi 9. Do NOT step on Tulasi leaves 10. Do NOT use pesticide on Tulasi
1. Say Mantra for piking leaves Tulasy amrta janmāsi Sadā tvam kesava priyā Kesavārthe vicinvāmi Varadā bhava sobhane 2. Then you clap your hands few times 3.Pick flower with two leaves 4. Manjari is best for Krsna 5. Best to offer with Sandal wood paste Picking & Offering leaves or manjari ? When offering, say: ”Etat tulasi patram klim krishnaya namaha”
Bhajan & Vedic Studies42 In the Life of Jesus
Bhajan & Vedic Studies43 Tulasi magically appeared at the place where Jesus was Crucified !
Bhajan & Vedic Studies44 Tulasi Pooja
Bhajan & Vedic Studies45 Sri Tulasi Priya Tulasi Jayamu neeya ve Gatamu ninu sevinchu Satrupa gana ve Satrupa gana ve... (Sri)
Sloka #10 Also a song for TULASI POOJA All glories to Sri Radha and Krsna and the divine forest of Vrinda Devi. All glories to Sri Govinda, Gopinatha And Madana-Mohana. Jaya radhe jaya krsna Jaya vrndavana Sri govinda gopinatha Madana mohana
Bhajan & Vedic Studies47 End of Episode: Glories of Tulasi