Samskaras: Birth to First Learning

Cybertalk: Today Gurudeva talks about the importance of samskaras, how beginning with the name-giving sacrament at one month through first feeding, ear boring, coming of age, and marriage, these religious ceremonies help shape and reinforce the person's religious life.

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Giving a gift begrudgingly in return for another gift is, of course, mere barter. Many families barter their way through life in this way, thinking they are giving. But such gifts are cold, the fulfillment is empty, and the law of karma pays discounted returns.