क्षपणक​ – कथा ( story of Jain monks of digambar sect)

This is a story from Panchtantra  ( पञ्चतन्त्र ) , the story is called as क्षपणक – कथा ( story of  Jain monks of digambar sect) कुदृष्टं कुपरिज्ञातं...

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Om ( ॐ )  is a symbol represtenting Atman (soul) or Brahman (ultimate reality).  It is often found at the beginning and the end of...

पंच महायज्ञ

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