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2 01, 2016

Kamdev- The Indian Cupid

By |January 2nd, 2016|Categories: Misc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hindu God of love and sexuality, Kamdev is known as the Indian Cupid. Kamadeva was the son of Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi under their incarnations as Lord Krishna and Rukmini. He is often compared with the Eros of Greeks and cupid(little angels with bow and arrow) from the west. He is also believed to be [...]

2 01, 2016

Women who caused wars in Indian History- Unintentionally

By |January 2nd, 2016|Categories: Hindu Mythology, Misc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Indian history has always been painted in one way or the other that women, land or the the greed for throne were the reasons of war. Women being the victim of one’s perception of interpreting and narrating the story. Let’s talk about some of such great women who unintentionally became the reason of war, where [...]

27 12, 2015

The story of Shani Sade sati

By |December 27th, 2015|Categories: Hindu Mythology, Misc|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Once upon time, all the nine planets gathered together and wanted to decide onto who was the superior among them all or the most respected one. As it was expected, nothing could be concluded as they all had their arguments in place and hence to no avail. So they decided to go to Indra, the [...]

16 12, 2015

Why does Groom and Bride take “Saat Phere” during a Hindu wedding?

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Misc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Saptapadi, the Sanskrit word that means seven steps/feet, is the most important ritual of a hindu wedding and represents the legal part of the marriage. During the ceremony, the couple enchant their vows to each other and take rounds of the Holy Fire, which is considered as taking vows in front of the Fire [...]

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