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  • Popular Hindu Gods

    These Are The 5 Most Popular Gods in Hindu Dharma

    Hindu religion is the most interesting and the oldest religion is known to mankind. There are various deities attached to Hindu Dharma and all of them have an interesting story attached to them. Hindu Religion is also the third largest religion in the world. Hindu dharma forms the base of our entire Indian culture. It […]

  • The 10 Tallest Statues of Hindu Gods in the World

    Here is the list of 10 tallest statues of Hindu Gods around the world. This listing is in descending order. 10. Hanuman of Carapichaima, Trinidad and Tobago – 85 ft. (26 m) This statue is located in the village of Carapichaima, Trinidad. It stands 85 feet or 26 meters tall and is built according to […]

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    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 […]

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Start Worshiping Lord Shiva

    Lord Shiva is one of the holy trinity, in Hindu term, one of the Trimurti, and is identified as the universal function of destruction. He is associated with Kailash where he abodes; with Parvati, his consort; Ganesha and Kartikeya, his divine sons; Nandi, his vehicle. There used to be a time when Shaivism was the […]

  • The Epic Battle Between Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva – Story of Banasura

    Banasur was the 10th descendant of Prahlad and eldest among 100 sons of King Bali. He was fond of Lord Shiva from childhood. When he was grown up, he meditated and worshiped hard to appease Lord Shiva and finally, Shiva appeared before him and gave him the boon of thousand powerful arms and that he […]

  • 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 […]

  • Things you should know about celebrating Nag Panchami

    Naga Panchami falls on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the lunar day in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar. Interestingly it is also termed as Garuda Panchami– as Garuda or the royal eagle is the natural enemy of the Snakes and serpents, worshiping Garuda on this day also grants […]

  • The difference between “Om Namah Shivaya” and “Om Shivaya Namah”

    ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ and ‘Om Shivaya Namah’ are mantras dedicated to Mahadeva, Lord Shiva. Although it appears and considered that there’s not much difference in ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ and ‘Om Shivaya Namah’, there’s a slight difference in their meanings. Normally, ‘Namah’ is used after the God’s name, especially when want to refer them directly. For […]

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    19 Famous Saints of Shaivism You Should Know

    An ancient sect of Hindu dharma that goes back to at least 3000 years, Shaivism took its shape mainly in the southern India though it had found its adherents in the early Vedic works of Svetavatara Upanishad. There were great devotees who took Shaivism with devotion and meritorious religious compositions. They were the ones who […]

  • The Significance of Nandi (the bull) in Lord Shiva Temples

    Lord Shiva rides on Nandi, the bull. It means that Nandi is the vehicle of Lord Shiva. According to Hindu dharma, Nandi is considered to hold truth and righteousness. The Background of Vahanas in Hindu dharma In Hindu dharma, every Hindu god has his/her own Vahana, which is the Sanskrit root for the word “Wagon”. […]

  • The Eternal Connection Between Lord Shiva And Cannabis

    For centuries, Cannabis, in some form or the other, has been consumed in India. As per the Vedic scriptures, cannabis (marijuana) is considered to be one of the five most sacred plants. It is also deemed to be a rich source of happiness, liberation, and compassion. According to the Atharva Veda – The fourth book […]

  • 10 Deadliest Weapons Found in Ancient Hindu Stories

    Hindu’s story is filled with war and battle between the good and the evil, devas and the asuras, and how God in different forms protect the good over the evil. There are different kinds of powerful weapons used in different stories. There were more than 1000 kinds of weapons used in Mahabharata epic alone. Below […]