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  • 5 Mukhi and 6 Mukhi Rudraksha

    Importance of Wearing Genuine Rudraksha and Rudraksha Mala

    Rudrakshas are generally strung together to form a Mala. Most, the Rudraksha Mala is made out of 108 beads plus one. That one extra bead is known as Bindu, and it is essential to have a Bindu in a Mala. Else, the energy becomes cyclical, and people who are vulnerable to energy change can feel […]

  • Smartha Sampradayat – An Introduction to Smartha Tradition

    There are sects among the Hindu population, some are devoted to certain deity – Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti. To each, they find solace and answers and continuity of their tradition in following their sect. One such sect which follows not just one but 5 deities is the Smartha Sect. Smartha is a Sanskrit word, which denotes […]

  • Why Does Shiva Purana Suggest Half-Parikrama of Shivling?

    As per Hindu Dharma, the Holy Trinity or the ‘Trimurti’ consists of the three chief Gods, Brahma, Vishnu, and Maheshwar. Maheshwar is the other name for Lord Shiva. The creator of the Universe and the master of Moksha is also addressed as Bholenath and Mahadev by his devotees. Shiva is Anadi (without a beginning) and […]

  • The physical and spiritual concept of Soulmates in Hindu Dharma

    How many times have we heard people in books and movies and even real life go on about that one true connection with their “Soulmates”? The possibility of finding someone who shares the same outlook on life and living seems surreal. While some might agree on what to eat for dinner but struggle to understand […]

  • 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 […]

  • This Shiva Shakti Temple In Bihar Is The Oldest Functional Temple Of The World

    In Kaura, Kaimur district, Bihar, India, there is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Shakti. It is also considered to be one of the oldest temples in the area and the oldest “functional” temple of the world. This is Mundeshwari Temple which dates back to 108 AD, according to the […]

  • This temple is known to be both Jyotirlinga and Shakti Peetha

    Known as Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple, Srisailam Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanamu is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and is located at Srisailam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is one of the 18 Shakti Peethas of goddess Parvati or Sati. In this […]

  • Guhyeshwari Temple – Both Knees of Goddess Sati Fell Here

    Guhyeshwari temple is the epitome of feminine divinity and is regarded as a sacred shakti peeth. Shakti peeth is considered to be a reference to the female Shakti, Adi Shakti. It is located in close proximity to Pashupatinath temple in Nepal. Pashupatinath and Guweshwari are beautiful representations of the Shiva and Shakti unity. Located on […]

  • 12 Shakti Peethas That Are Located Out Of India

    Everyone knows about the famous Shakti Peetha in India where Lord Shiva’s first wife, Sati’s body parts fell after her death. But they didn’t fell only in India; there are several other Shakti Peetha that are located in other countries as well. So let us know about them too! 1. Hinglaj Shakti Peeth – Pakistan […]

  • The Mystical Secrets of Kamakhya Temple

    The mystical stories attached to the temples seem to enthrall all masses, from children to adults to souls in search of “the answer”. One such legend is the legend of the Shakti Peeths, the feminine divinity that even the mighty gods bow down to. The Legends of Shakti Peeths: After the unwilling marriage between Sati […]