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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 […]

  • This Shiva Temple in Darjeeling connects both Hindus and Buddhists

    One of the highly revered temples in Darjeeling, Mahakal Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Among the locals, it is known as “Holy Hill”, and is only a few minutes of walk from Chowrasta. The temple is located at the top of the highest ridge of the town. The most interesting fact about the temple […]

  • 10 Amazing Facts about Indus Valley Civilization You Will Be Thrilled To know

    Known to be the bronze age civilization, Indus valley civilization used to extend from today’s Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest part of India. In the ancient times, it was considered to be one of the three civilizations of the world (the other two being Egypt and Mesopotamia). The civilization lasted for thousands of years, and […]

  • Interesting facts about Vishwakarma – Hindu God of Architecture

    Shri Vishwakarma, Divine Architect is called  ‘Devashilpi’ or ‘The Architect of Gods’. He has created many wonders, his wonders are described in Rigveda. Interesting facts about Lord Vishwakarma – God of Architecture The Rig Veda describes Viswakarma as the god with multi-dimensional vision and supreme strength. Vishwa karma is able to predict well in advance in […]

  • 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; […]

  • 1000 names of Goddess Durga – Devi Parvati

    Goddess Parvati is the powerhouse of purity and the destroyer of evil. 1000 names of Goddess Durga, Parvati, Uma, Ambika or Maa Kali One thousand and eight names to be precise. (There are one thousand and eight names to be precise) (1) Avyaktaguna, Mahanada, Sanatani, Akashayoni, Yogastha, Mahayogeshvareshvari,- Mahamaya, Sudushpara, Mulaprakriti, Ishvari. (2) Paramakshara, Achintya, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Based On Your Zodiac Sign, Which Rudraksha Should You Be Wearing?

    Everyone knows that the power of Rudraksha is strong, and it has been the same ever since the Satyuga age. There are different types of Rudraksha with a different face or Mukhi and each has its own benefits, as mentioned in our previous article. But these Rudrakshas can also be worn according to your zodiac […]

  • 10 life changing lessons that we can learn from Bhagavad Gita

    Srimad Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse Sanskrit scripture which is part of the Mahabharata, one of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. Bhagavad Gita is the essence of Vedic knowledge and the most important Upanishad in Vedic literature. Hindu god, Sri Krishna spoke the Bhagavad Gita to his friend and devotee Arjuna, during the ancient war of Mahabharata, estimated […]

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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 […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram describes the power and dance of lord Shiva

    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 he dances, how his ornaments move along with him and more. Story behind Shiva Tandava Stotram Naarad Muni advised Ravana to bring Shiva to his place in Lanka. […]

  • Laws of Karma – Powerful Quotes about Karma

    Karma is a Sanskrit word that’s now globally acknowledged. Karma is based law of returns of energy. Karma is a working of energy, not a legal justice system, and thus, the energy will have its effects, regardless of the moral or ethical interpretation that we put on the actions from our own limited perspective. Here […]