A legendary place- The Shani Shingnapur

By |February 2nd, 2016|

With the Advancement of technology and the growth of the economy, the divide between the rich and the poor widened up after the independence of our great nation - India. As this divide kept on increasing, the crime rate across the country kept increasing exponentially. In such dark times, it is so hard to imagine [...]

Swastik Symbol and its importance in Hinduism !

By |January 24th, 2016|

Swastik is one of the most important symbols in Hinduism, the other one being Aum. The Symbolic significance of Swastika is that it represents auspiciousness, peace and prosperity. It marks the onset of any Hindu ritual, whether it be a wedding, grah pravesh, Satyanarayan Katha and many more. It is marked over all the objects [...]

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant?

By |January 24th, 2016|

For many years Tulsi plant has been worshipped by our elders, but I always wondered to know why? In Sanskrit it is said: Tulanaa naasti athaiva tulsi Meaning – the one which is incomparable is tulsi. It is said that when it comes to importance of worshipping and paying repects to gods and Hindu Deities, [...]

Significance of bells in temples

By |January 24th, 2016|

Significance or scientific reason for bells in Hindu Temple. Bells are generally hung at the front door of temple and usually people need to ring it before entering into the temple. People go to temples to find peace and serenity, to devote time and ask for the blessings from the almighty. I remember my time [...]

Why does the river ganga water not spoil even if kept for long time ?

By |January 24th, 2016|

When we come from outdoors from a strenuous day workout or from work and we find that bottle of water lying in and around the corner of our room, we grab it and drink the water from it, only to find out that the water in it tastes awful. Well, it happens with us all. [...]

The Significance of the number 108 according to Hinduism

By |January 24th, 2016|

According to Hinduism, the number 108 exists everywhere around us in the universe and hence the solutions to any problems can be 100% benefitted if the task listed in the vedas is completed. It is said in the Vedas that: In one minute we breathe in 15 times, in one hour 900 times and hence [...]

Lord Shiva and the story behind Shivling

By |January 24th, 2016|

Lord Shiva was one of the holy trinities, in front of whom the world bows. People symbloize Shiva with the powerful mantra that we all know as Om Namah Shivay. Shiva had explained about his power self in the Shiva Purana that he recides in every living being in some Form or the other or [...]

When Goddess Lakshmi marries Lord Vishnu !

By |January 24th, 2016|

According to the Vishnu Purana, Goddess Lakshmi was born as the daughter of Bhrigu and resided in Swarg, but due to the curse of Rishi Durvasa, she left Swarg and took refuge in Ksheersagar or the ocean of milk. The story related to the relation of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi is as follows. The [...]

Yoga and its relation with Bhagavad Gita

By |January 24th, 2016|

According to the ancient text, the various means by which one practiced Yoga was directly correlated with the Aims of those very practices. Yoga taught humans that they don’t need to worry about time, or what it can do for them but how to live in the present moment by practicing Yoga. In the Bhagavad [...]

Hindu Mythology and Evolution Theory

By |January 24th, 2016|

Hinduism includes a range of viewpoints about the origin of life, creationism and evolution. The holy book, Rigveda, mentions the Hiranyagarbha(“golden embryo”) which is similar to the world egg as the source of creation of the universe, that has been mentioned in other civilizations. It also contains a myth of the proto-Indo-European origin, the creation [...]

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