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  • Westerners Throng to Hindu Kirtans for Spiritual Solace

    When American musician Dave Stringer visited India for a paycheque in the 90s, he came back with a calling. He was hired by an Indian guru to make videos about the philosophy of yoga and the music of yoga. His role was to translate the concept and turn it into the film. He says, “I […]

  • Lord Surya – His significance, festivals, symbols, influences and roles

    ‘Om Suryaye Namaha’ – is the mantra dedicated to the Sun God – Surya. Also known as Suryadev, he is one of the rare Gods visible to worship, in Hindu dharma. Surya Deva, also known as Suryaya, is the major solar deity in Hindu religion. He is also universally referred to as the Sun. Surya, the Sun […]

  • The Wisdom of the Upanishads – 30 Amazing Quotes From Upanishads

    Upanishad literally means, “sitting close to” or “sitting down near”, which implies listening closely to the mystic doctrines of a spiritual teacher or guru. In another sense of the term, ‘Upanishad’ means ‘Brahma-knowledge’ by which ignorance is annihilated. Some other possible meanings of ‘Upanishad’ are “placing side by side” (equivalence or correlation), a “near approach” […]

  • Reasons why Hindus Worship stone Idols and Images

    Even though God is everywhere, humans worship Gods in the idols and images. Thus, the moment humans see idols and images of Gods, they worship it. In fact, people even build temples around to house it with a sacred object worthy of worship and devotion. Worshipping an image or a stone, is a standard practice […]

  • The Shiva Temple in Western Kenya Where Followers Pray for Wishes

    In the nest of Kibigori, Kisumu County of Western Kenya, Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple rests on a remote town but attracts many devotees across the country and the globe to fulfill wishes. The temple is open to app Hindu and devotees fly from different places to honor Shiva ji in this temple. Even though it was […]

  • 10 Most Amazing Mysteries of Hindu Temples in India

    India is an ancient country with its rich history of Vedic civilization. Following the history, there are many temples can be found at every step of the way. Hence, there are a certain number of temples in India that have astonishing mysteries connected to it. Such, that some are amazing to just read about and […]

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    Why Sri Rama tricked Hanuman before his return to Vaikuntha

    Ramayana has been a great inspiration with a great significance for Hindu dharma. The central character of the epic, Rama, is considered to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu who is worshipped by millions of Hindus making him an important figure for ‘Vaishnavism’. Also, known as Maryada Purushottam, he has always been an inspiring character who […]

  • Lord Hanuman Mantras and prayers with its benefits and meanings

    Hanuman, also known as Hanumanji is known by many names. Such as Anjaneya, Anjani Putra, Bajarangabali, Mahaveer, Maruti, Pavanputra etc. He is also known as the monkey god, as he was a deva who took birth in a body of a monkey. He is the son of Vayu or Marut, the wind god and also […]

  • This Miraculous Shivling changes Colours Thrice a Day

    India is a country of mysteries yet to be solved. And in this list of secrets is a 1000-year-old temple of Dholpur, Rajasthan. What makes this temple unique is the Shivling that changes colors three times in a day. The temple located in Chambal, a remote area, is gaining popularity with the passing days. Several researchers […]

  • The Science and Logic behind Hindu Superstitions

    In the modern era, the modernists deem Hindu superstitions as outright baseless. However, it still has its roots in the Hindu tradition. Rather than deeming something as “outright baseless”, we must first understand where these superstitions have come from, and why was it used in those eras. One must understand that these superstitions were only […]

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    12 Life Lessons from Guru Nanak Dev Ji – The founder of the Sikhism

    Guru Nanak Dev Ji is said to be the founder of the modern-day Sikhism and is one of the ten gurus worshipped and followed by Sikhs across the world. Born in Talwandi (now in Pakistan) in 1469, Guru Nanak Dev Ji was a calm and serene person with very powerful vocational skills. He lived a […]

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