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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Several matters related with religion & culture:-

The five parts of a tree (Wanspati Panchang):
1)    Root
2)    Bark
3)    Leaf
4)    Flower
5)    Fruit

The five elements (Panchatattwa):
 1)    Earth
2)    Air
3)    Water
4)    Fire
5)    Sky

The five sense organs (Panchaganendriya):
1)    Ear
2)    Eye
3)    Nose
4)    Tongue
5)    Skin
A mixture composed of milk (Panchamrit):
1)    Milk
2)    Curd
3)    Ghee
4)    Honey
5)    Sugar
Five trees: 
1)    The Banyan tree (Bar)
2)    The Holy fig tree (Peepal)
3)    Silk-cotton tree (Swame)
4)    Cherry Plum (Amala)
5)    The Coral tree (Parijat)

     Five qualities:
1)    Word
2)    Feel
3)    Figure
4)    Juice
5)    Smell

     Body also mends by five elements (Panchatato):
1)    Our body’s holes are the shape of the sky.
2)    Respiration/breath, life as a wind shape
3)    Heat as fire
4)    Blood, sweat, perspiration, vapory as a water shape
5)    Bone, skin as a earth shape

     The five symptoms (especially for students):
1)    As clever as crow
2)    Meditation as like as crane
3)    As sleep as dog
4)    Little feed
5)    Resignation of home

     Five kinds of love:
1)    Watsalya (a parent’s love towards progeny)
2)    Bewilderment or Moha (love between husband & wife)
3)    Passion or Anurag (love between friends)
4)    Longing or Ichchha (love towards material things)
5)    Devotion or Bhakti (love towards God)

     Five duties:
1)    Counting the beads
2)    Sacrifice
3)    Fearful crown
4)    Gratification
5)    Coronation

     Natural disposition:
1)    Non-Interference
2)    Sovereignty
3)    Good Popularity
4)    Peaceful
5)    Mutual help

     Five faces:
1)    Eastern mouth- God Brahma & Earth
2)    Northern mouth- Water & God Vishnu
3)    Southern mouth-Fire and God Rudra
4)    Eastern Mouth-Wind & Fire
5)    Urdh mouth- Sky & Sadashiva

     Five rules which upasakas (Buddhist) observe (five principles of mutual respect for regional integrity & sovereignty) (Panchashil):
1)    Do not kill
2)    Do not steal
3)    Do not lie
4)    Do not use hard drinks
5)    Do not marry

     Five precious things (Pancharatna):

1)    Sapphire
2)    Diamond
3)    Ruby
4)    Pearl
5)    Amethyst or Coral

     Five Budhisattvas (Panchabodisattva):
1)    Samanta Bhadra
2)    Vajrapani
3)    Ratnapani
4)    Padmapani
5)    Viswapani

     The five articles yielded by a cow (Panchagawya):
1)    Milk
2)    Curd or Yoghurt
3)    Clarified Butter
4)    Dung
5)    Urine

     The five virgins the five virgins according to Puranas (Panchakanya):
1)    Achaly
2)    Draupadi
3)    Kunti
4)    Tara
5)    Mandodari

     Five metals (Panchadhatu):
1)    Gold
2)    Silver
3)    Copper
4)    Bell metal
5)    Brass

     Five musical instruments (PancheBaja):
1)    Dhama
2)    Sahanai
3)    Narsinga - A musical wind instrument
4)    Jhyale or Cymbals
5)    Tyamko

     An almanac of Hindu astrology (Panchang):

1)    Day of week
2)    Date
3)    Star constellation of 28 stars
4)    An auspicious moment (junction)
5)    Act or Karn

     Five Bodhisattvas (Panchabodisattva):
1)    Three eyes or trairochan
2)    Ratnasambhav
3)    Achyobha
4)    Amitabh
5)    Amoghasiddhi  
    
     Five Fathers (Panchapita):
1) Father who gives birth
2) Father-in law
3) King
4) Guru
5) Farmer
 Five festivals (Panchaparwa): 
1)    The eighth day of the lunar fortnight (Ashtame)
2)    14th day of the new moon (Chaturdasi)
3)    A full moon day (Purnima)
4)    The day of the new moon (Ause)
5)    The first day of a month (Rabi Sankranti)

     Five Gods (Panchadev):
1)    Ganesh
2)    Sun (Diwakar)
3)    Devi
4)    Rudra
5)    Vishnu

     Five kinds of grain:
1)    Paddy
2)    Bean
3)    Sesamum seed
4)    Pulse or masa
5)    Barley
Five great religious sacrifices:
1)    Eternal religious sacrifice
2)    Worship to God (A burnt offering)
3)    (Sacrifice to the Ghost)
4)    Obsequial rites in honor of deceased of ancestors
5)    Worship to guest

Five openings of the Pashupatinath:
1)    Tatpurus
2)    Sadhojat
3)    Wamana
4)    Aghor
5)    Esan
                      (Note:- Italic design words are name or Sanskrit word.)









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