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  • noun Plural form of yajna.

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Examples

  • Such a person should also perform all kinds of Paka-yajnas with costly presents of food and wealth.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • As and when the mankind evolved further, the tradition of sacrificing animals in yajnas became redundant and did not signify bravery (RAJOGUNA) but signified basal, carnal, animalistic and cowardly behavior (TAMOGUNA); in view of preferred vegetarian food being easily available; and hence gradually declined to almost zero.

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  • He also states that people work according to their stage of evolution; through different yajnas, pranayamas, and humble dialogue with a guide and reach enlightenment.

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  • To celebrate and cheer up; the yajnas were performed and bravery was invoked, admired, promoted and celebrated!

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  • This is probably the logical basis of the dignity that the sacrificial killing (RAJOGUNA) enjoyed in yajnas.

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  • Had it been a film on Indian diverse culture and aesthetics, had it been on India's growing intellect, had it been on India's advancement in myriad fields, Indians would have been happy to applaud, to cheer, to encourage, to perform yajnas all over the country for the success of the film.

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  • He also states that people work according to their stage of evolution; through different yajnas, pranayamas, and humble dialogue with a guide and reach enlightenment.

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  • He also states that people work according to their stage of evolution; through different yajnas, pranayamas, and humble dialogue with a guide and reach enlightenment.

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