This book is compiled to welcome Microsoft’s latest operating system: Windows 8. Readers can learn about Windows 8 itself, Windows Runtime (WinRT) and the differences between building a Windows... More > 8 application and other applications, how to use tools to develop Windows 8 application, available features, and finally examples of simple applications in Windows 8.< Less
Antyesti Puja or Funeral Puja is the procedure of sending the souls of deceased family members to the higher regions of the universe
In this book, Swami Ram Charran gives a step-by-step explanation... More > of the ritual for funeral ceremonies and guides every person on the procedure to take the souls of deceased family members into the heavenly abodes.< Less
In Vedic Sciences the Sanskrit word Puja means honoring a force higher than yourself for inner gains and the word Shiva means the Lord of Time. In this book a simulated version of the Universe is... More > constructed, and a simulated trip is made to request the Lord of Time to grant a prosperous, happy, and satisfactory life.< Less
Panchaka occurs when the moon’s longitude exist between 296 degrees and 360 degrees in sidreal calculation. Panchaka occurs mostly in the last five constellations. Thus there are 5 days (or... More > sometimes 7 days) in every month that Panchaka will occur.
During Panchaka, the elements in the universe become unbalanced and this causes an imbalance within the family structure. If a death occurs during this period and the proper ritual is not performed, the dead person will carry another five family members with him within a two-year period.
To prevent the additional deaths in the family, the Pundit must first ensure that the death occurred in the Panchaka period, and if so perform a Panchanka Puja to remedy the situation.< Less