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  • The Story that links Kedarnath of India and Pashupatinath of Nepal

    Pashupatinath is the guardian spirit and the holiest of all Shiva shrines in Nepal. Pashupatinath Temple is One Part of among one of Dwadash Jyotirlinga of Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Temple. In Chapter 11, titled as ‘Pashupatinath Linga’, of “Koti Rudra Samhita” in Shiva Purana, Pashupatinath has been described as: नयपालाख्यां तु प्रसिद्धायां महितले । लिङ्ग पशुपतिशाख्यं […]

  • An introduction to Lord Shiva – The timeless God of the Universe

    The Transcendent God – Shiva (शिव as his name is pronounced in Sanskrit) is the timeless God of the universe. He alone exists as an existence itself, even before the creation of our world and can be understood as the ultimate transcendence and the supreme being. A Personal God This Supreme Being wants to become […]

  • This Picture of Maa Kali atop Shiva has many meanings at many levels

    Mahakali is the consort of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the silent aspect of the Transcendental Reality, and Devi Kali is the dynamic aspect of the Transcendental Reality. Truth is complete when it is both dynamic and silent. Truth is complete when the dynamic aspect and the silent aspect function together. The story of the goddess […]

  • The Real-Life Science You Need to Know behind Shanmukha – The son of Shiva

    According to legends, there used to live a demon by the name of Tarakasura who had enslaved the Devas. After pleasing Brahma, he had received a boon that he can only be destroyed by a power equal to Shiva, and not even Shiva himself. He thought that that way he had outsmarted Gods and that […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram and its meaning – Written by Ravana

    Shiva Tandava Stotram is written by Ravana. He is a scholar in Navavyakarana (the 9 types of Sanskrit grammar). Shiv Tandava Stotram is one of his many works. Shiva Tandava Stotram describes how Lord Shiva’s hair moves, how the water of river Ganga splashes when he performs a Tandava dance, how his drums sound as […]

  • Things you need to know about Shiva Loka – The cosmos we live in

    Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void. This is when Shiva begins his Shiva-Tandav, his famous cosmic dance. From his dance, the destructive energies are released and activated that dismantles all of the creation. For thousands of years, Lord Shiva has been worshipped for across the […]

  • The most powerful weapons of Lord Shiva

    Mahadeva literally means “Highest of all gods”. He is the Supreme God in Shaivism sect of Hinduism. He is the Supreme God without any starting or end. Shiva is also known as Maheshvar, “the great Lord”, Mahadeva, the great God, Shambhu, Hara, Pinakadhrik, “bearer of the Pinaka” and Mrityunjaya, “conqueror of death”. He is the spouse of Shakti. He also is represented by Mahakala […]

  • 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 1008 Names of Lord Shiva – Shiva Sahasranama

    All of the 1008 names of Lord Shiva can be found in the Shiva Purana – Kotirudra Samhita (Book IV – Chapter 35, 1-133) and in the Book 13 (Anushasana Parva) of the Mahabharata. Sahasranama Stotra, a hymn eulogizing Shiva by recounting his one thousand names. The 1008 Names of Lord Shiva Shiva; Hara; Mrida; […]

  • The Essence of Vibhuthi and Its Relation to Lord Shiva

    Vibhuthi is a sacred ash used as an identification to the power of God or the mystical and supreme spiritual power of nature. It itself means something that is great, is abundant, powerful, mighty and of great honor. Vibhuthi in literal terms Vibhuthi comes from the word ‘Vibhu’ which means eternal, supreme, soul, Lord of […]

  • 8 Must Visit Hindu Temples that opens once a year

    These Hindu temples in the list below opens only once in a year. The Temple of Rani Pokhari Originally known as Nhu Pukhu, Rani Pokari in English means Queen’s pond. Built in the 17th century, the pond lies in the center of the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu and standing in the center of the […]

  • Marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati

    Five Stories To Tell Your Kids About Lord Shiva

    There are abundant stories related to the Supreme, powerful God Lord Shiva. Known as the destroyer, Shiva is also the Lord of mercy and compassion who can remove ignorance, evil and grant wisdom. With that, his stories can be relevant tell kids. Here we have collected few of interesting stories: The birth of Lord Shiva […]