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  1. Prasad

    Prasāda is a material substance of food that is a religious offering in both Hinduism and Sikhism, which is consumed by worshippers. Literally, a gracious gift. Anything, usually an edible food, that is first offered to a deity, saint, Perfect Master or an Avatar and then distributed in His or Her name to their followers or others as a good sign. The prasad is then considered to have the deity's blessing residing within it. In contemporary Hindu religious practice in India, the desire to get prasada and have darshana are the two major motivations of pilgrimage and temple visits. As a spiritual state prasāda has a rich history of meanings in the Sanskrit tradition from Vedic literature onwards. In this textual tradition, prasada is a mental state experienced by gods, sages, and other powerful beings which is marked by spontaneous generosity and the bestowing of boons. Prasāda is understood in this sense of a mental state from the earliest literature onwards — not as an aspect of ritual practice. In later texts such as the Shiva Purāna, references to prasada as a material substance begins to appear alongside this older meaning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prasad in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prasad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Dharmender Kumar Meena:

    We believe the' prasad' was poisoned, there was a foundation-laying ceremony of a new Hindu temple and following the event the' prasad' was distributed. People started vomiting shortly after.

  2. Dharmender Kumar Meena:

    There was a foundation-laying ceremony of a new Hindu temple and following the event the' prasad' was distributed. People started vomiting shortly after.

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