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  • Annapurna Devi – The goddess of Food and Nourishment

    How many times have we heard our parents mutter- “Don’t waste food, you’re disrespecting the Gods”. The food we consume not only serves to tantalize our taste buds and fill our stomach but provides us with the nutrition for growth and development. That alone should render it important and be treated with respect. But like […]

  • Important Life lessons from Goddess Lakshmi To Lead A Successful Life

    Goddess Lakshmi is the consort of the god Vishnu. She is one of the most popular goddesses revered in Hindu religion and is known as the goddess of wealth and purity. One of the most compelling stories is the churning of milky ocean, rebirth of Lakshmi. It is not only the story of fight between […]

  • The Role of Shakti in Creation according to Hindu Dharma

    From Sanskrit, Shakti translates to power or energy in common terms. This energy belongs to the domain of “Prakriti” or the female aspect of creation. She is the Mother Goddess and is worshiped in various occasions all around the Hindu customs. How does it work? First of all, you should know that God is an […]

  • Goddess of Po Nagar in Vietnam is found to be Hindu Goddess Bhagavati

    Founded before 781 A.D, Po Nagar is situated in the medieval principality of Kauthara, near modern Nha Trang in Vietnam. The Cham temple is dedicated to Yan Po Nagar, the goddess of the country, and Thiên Y Thánh Mâu which is found to be the Hindu Goddess Bhagavathi and Mahishasuramardini respectively. The History Of Po […]

  • Benzaiten – Japanese version of Devi Saraswati

    Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is a Japanese Buddhist goddess, who originated from the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Worship of Benzaiten arrived in Japan during the 6th through 8th centuries.

  • Interesting Stories Behind Goddess Kali’s tongue

    Goddess Kali’s tongue is a symbol of power. There are two different interesting stories about Kali’s tongue. Rakta-bija and Goddess Kali In Devi Mahatmya, Kali unfurls her tongue in her role as the ultimate deliverer called upon to salvage a situation that seems hopelessly out of control. She is summoned by Durga herself to destroy the […]

  • Hindus worship Goddess Lakshmi for good luck and wealth

    Adorned in a red saree, embellished with gold ornaments, seated on a lotus, pot in hand, flanked by white elephants, the picture of Goddess Lakshmi enhances most Hindu homes and business foundations. Lakshmi also called as Laxmi, is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, extravagance, magnificence, fruitfulness, and auspiciousness. She holds the promise of material […]