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  • Reasons why we worship Shiva (the destroyer) but not Brahma (the creator)

    As we are aware, there are few temples of Brahma; one at Pushkar in Rajasthan and another is in Tamil Nadu called Kumbakonam. The stranger fact is that there still is no tradition of worshipping Brahma in the Indian culture. Even in the Trimurti Holy Trinity concept- G.O. D- defined as Generator, Organizer, and Destroyer. […]

  • 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    Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void.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 […]

  • Why it’s time to look into Mahabharata with more experimental approach

    In every Hindu relic or Vedas or Upanishads, symbolism has a great role to play. There are deeper meanings behind the representation of concepts that even delve deeper into meta physical theories. With that notion, there is a unique symbolic representation of every deity. For instance, Vishnu in Mahabharata is in the avatar of Krishna […]

  • How Lord Indra’s Body Covered With Vaginas Later Became Eyes

    We all are well aware of the fact that Lord Indra is known to be the Lord with thousand eyes or the thousand-eyed god but not many of us know the story behind the same. The story of Lord Indra, Sage Gautama, and his wife Ahalya. Story behind Lord Indra developing a thousand eyes on […]

  • The Mighty Brahmaputra River – Trifecta of Region, Religion and Nature

    Our tour of Assam began and ended on a high note. The freshness of the highlands, the flavor of their cuisine and the tea- a pleasure for sight, smell, and taste for the tea connoisseurs along with the mellow people were all but incomplete without visiting the mighty Brahmaputra river. From the origin to its […]

  • Three Most Powerful Weapons Used by Hindu Gods

    It was a matter of awe and surprise as we watched the characters in Mahabharat and Ramayana use endless arrows from their quiver or summon deadly weapons by word of mouth. Rama, Arjuna, Ravana had special Astra or weapon given to them by the God they managed to please. Here is a list of weapon […]