KIRAN ATMA: Ashirvad
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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - What Is Ashirvad?



Ashirvad literally means “benedictory formula”. Words of benediction, whether official or informal, are referred to by this phrase. 


  • One of the fundamental tenets of Hinduism is that some spiritually strong individuals, particularly ascetics and educated brahmins, have the ability to bestow blessings and curses at whim. 
  • Both blessings and curses are said to occur instantly and without fail, which is why a wise person would always treat ascetics and educated brahmins with the respect they deserve.


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