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The unique design@ was conceived by our young member Shri Rajib Chakaraborty. The values of Vedic Brahmins (what Brahmon Sobha preaches) are the foundation of India's prosperity and we are proud that it is truly reflected in our logo. In the Brahmon Sobha @logo, there are 18 petals representing 18 scriptures* in the outer circumference of a circle with two overlapping triangles inside representing creation of cosmos as the result of play of two radically distinct principles: the feminine matter (Prakriti) and the masculine spirit (Purusha) and having triangles of six basic colors on a seventh color background (Ramdhenu), with Om or Aum symbol in the centre upon a divine color.
The Om or Aum symbol is a sacred syllable representing Brahman, the impersonal Absolute— the past, the present, and the future- omnipotent, omnipresent, and the source of all non-manifested (nirguna) and manifested (saguna) existence, represents pranava to pervade life running through our prana or breath, incomprehensible but to realize the Unknowable.
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1. Veda (Primary & Authoritative Scripture): The Vedas are apaurusheya "not of human agency", are supposed to have been directly revealed, and thus are called sruti ("what is heard"). The four Samhitas are metrical (with the exception of prose commentary interspersed in the Krishna Yajurveda). The term samhita literally means "composition, compilation". The individual verses contained in these compilations are known as mantras. Some selected Vedic mantras are still recited at prayers, religious functions and other auspicious occasions in contemporary Hinduism.
2. Upa Veda: The term upaveda ("applied knowledge") is used in traditional literature to designate the subjects of certain technical works. Lists of what subjects are included in this class differ among sources. The Charanavyuha mentions four Upavedas: Ayurveda, Dhanurveda, Gandharva Veda, Stapatya Veda
3. Vedanga: The Vedanga (vedanga, "member of the Veda") are six auxiliary disciplines traditionally associated with the study and understanding of the Vedas. 1. Shiksha (siksa): phonetics and phonology (sandhi), 2. Kalpa (kalpa): ritual, 3. Vyakarana (vyakarana): grammar, 4. Nirukta (nirukta): etymology, 5. Chandas (chandas): meter, 6. Jyotisha (jyotisa): astronomy for calendar issues, such as auspicious days for performing sacrifices. Traditionally, vyakarana and nirukta are common to all four Vedas, while each Veda has its own siksa, chandas, kalpa and jyotisa texts. The Vedangas are first mentioned in the Mundaka Upanishad (at 1.1.5) as subjects for students of the Vedas. Later, they developed into independent disciplines, each with its own corpus of Sutras.
4. Samhita : Samhita (Sanskrit samhita "joined" or "collected") may refer to the basic metrical (mantra) text of each of the Vedas, specifically, these texts with sandhi applied.
5. Aranyaka : The Aranyakas are part of the Hindu sruti, the four Vedas; they were composed in late Vedic Sanskrit typical of the Brahmanas and early Upanishads; indeed, they frequently form part of either the Brahmanas or the Upanishads.
6. Brahmana : The Brahmanas are part of the Hindu sruti literature. They are commentaries on the four Vedas, detailing the proper performance of rituals.
7. Upanishad (Vedanta Darshana): The Upanishads are mostly the concluding part of the Brahmanas, and the transition from the latter to the former is identified as the Aranyakas. All Upanishads have been passed down in oral tradition.
8. Yoga Darshana: Yoga-darsana (the philosophy of Yoga) is based on the exposition of the epistemological, metaphysical, and methodological ideas of an age-long meditative tradition codified in the work of Patanjali and widely known as Yoga Sutras. As distinct from the Tantra and Hatha-Yoga traditions, Yoga-darsana is concerned primarily with acquisition and perpetuation of two states of mind referred to as "collocative" (sapaksa) with Yoga, namely, the state of the one pointed mind (ekagrata) and the state of the inhibited mental functions (niruddha). The Yoga itself is being equated with samadhi.
9. Sankhya Darshana: Samkhya, also Sankhya, Sankhya, or Samkhya is one of the six schools of classical Indian philosophy. Sage Kapila is traditionally considered as the founder of the Samkhya School, although no historical verification is possible. It is regarded as one of the oldest philosophical systems in India.
10. Mimamsa Darshana: Mimamsa, a Sanskrit word meaning "investigation", is the name of an astika ("orthodox") school of Hindu philosophy whose primary enquiry is into the nature of dharma based on close hermeneutics of the Vedas. The nature of dharma isn't accessible to reason or observation, and must be inferred from the authority of the revelation contained in the Vedas, which are considered eternal, authorless (apaurusheyatva), and infallible.
11. Vyesheshika Darsana: Vaisheshika, or Vaisesika, is one of the six Hindu schools of philosophy (orthodox Vedic systems) of India. Historically, it has been closely associated with the Hindu school of logic, Nyaya.
12. Nyaya Darshana: Nyaya (Sanskrit ni-aya, literally "recursion", used in the sense of "syllogism, inference") is the name given to one of the six orthodox or astika schools of Hindu philosophy—specifically the school of logic. The Nyaya school of philosophical speculation is based on texts known as the Nyaya Sutras, which were written by Aksapada Gautama
13. Purana : The Puranas "of ancient times" are a genre of important Hindu, Jain or Buddhist religious texts, notably consisting of narratives of the history of the universe from creation to destruction, genealogies of kings, heroes, sages, and demigods, and descriptions of Hindu cosmology, philosophy, and geography. These are 1. Brahma Purana, 2. Padma Purana, 3. Vishnu Purana, 4. Shiva Purana, 5. Vamana Purana, 6. Markandeya Purana, 7. Varaha Purana, 8. Agni Purana, 9. Kurma Purana, 10. Bhagavad Maha Purana, 11. Linga Purana 12. Narada Purana, 13. Skanda Purana, 14. Garuda Purana, 15. Matsya Purana, 16. Vayu Purana, 17. Bhavishya Purana 18. Brahmanda Purana.
14. Aagama Shastra: Agama (Sanskrit Aagam) means, in the Hindu context, "a traditional doctrine, or system which commands faith". Elaborate rules are laid out in the Agamas for worship, construction of temple, and so on.
15. Smriti : Smriti literally "that which is remembered," refers to a specific body of Hindu religious scripture, and is a codified component of Hindu customary law. Smriti also denotes non-Shruti texts and is generally seen as secondary in authority to Shruti.
16. Tantra Shastra : The word Tantra also applies to any of the scriptures (called "Tantras") commonly identified with the worship of Shakti. Tantra deals primarily with spiritual practices and ritual forms of worship, which aim at liberation from ignorance and rebirth, the universe being regarded as the divine play of Shakti and Shiva.
17. Sutra : In Hinduism sutra denotes a distinct type of literary composition, based on short aphoristic statements, generally using various technical terms. This literary form was designed for concision, as the texts were intended to be memorized by students in some of the formal methods of scriptural and scientific study (Sanskrit: svadhyaya). Since each line is highly condensed, another literary form arose in which commentaries (Sanskrit: bhasya) on the sutras were added, to clarify and explain them.
18. Itihasa: The ancient Sanskrit epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharata, also termed Itihasa (History) or Mahakavya ("Great Compositions"), refer to epic poems that form a canon of Hindu scripture. Indeed, the epic form prevailed and verse was and remained until very recently the preferred form of Hindu literary works. Hero-worship was and is a central aspect of Indian culture, and thus readily lent itself to a literary tradition that abounded in epic poetry and literature.
Gita: The Gitas (Song of God), also more simply known as Gita, is a sacred Hindu scripture, though its philosophies and insights are intended to reach beyond the scope of religion and to humanity as a whole. It is at times referred to as the "manual for mankind" and has been highly praised.
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Brahmon Sobha, the global Society, is an educational, religious, cultural and non-profit earning organization. It came into being on 4th April, 2010.
The exact location of Dakini is debated. The Shiva Purana and the Koti Rudra Samhita refer to Bhimashankar Jyotirlingam in Dakini. Daini Bama at Pamohi is interpreted by the devotees to be one of the Dwadas Jyotirlinga
Brahmon Mahila and Yuva Sobha
A wing of Brahmon Sobha. The foundation meeting of the Brahmon Mohila Sobha was inaugurated on chanting Mangalacharan lead by Laksman Chandra Bhattacharjee, President Brahmon Sobha and on lightning lamp and on offerings tributes to Sri Sri Bhagawan Parashuram
Brahmon Sobha in National Platform
All India Multiligual Brahmin Federation (Akhil Bharatiya Bahubhasiya Brahman Mahasangh) President Vedachraya Moreswar Vinayak Ghaisas Guruji along with other members are presenting Memorandum to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh at Parliament House on 8th May,2012. This is the first occasion that united efforts of All India Multilingual Brahmin Federation could reach to the highest functional office of the Government of India.