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  • Durga – The Goddess of strength and a divine mother and protector

    The name “Durga” means the ‘invincible’ in Sanskrit. Goddess Durga is a Goddess of strength and justice who brings compassion, peace, calm and order to the chaos, destruction, and conflict in any situation. She is worshiped in different forms and considered a form of Shakti. The word Durga embodies freedom from all evils like injustice, […]

  • 8 Powerful Durga Mantras that can help transform your life

    Goddess Durga is also known as Shakti or Devi, who is the protective mother of the universe. Thus, Maa Durga is the epitome of a true womanhood. In Sanskrit, Durga means ‘a fort’ or ‘a place that is difficult to overrun,’ an apt metaphor for this deity’s protective, militant nature. Also, Durga is sometimes referred […]

  • The Legend of Goddess Dhumavati – The widow Goddess

    The Goddesses in Hindu Dharma are often depicted as the powerful, radiant beings they are. They are beautiful, celestial, with virtues such as grace, nurturer, knowledge, wealth etc. One such form of the Goddesses is different from the rest, smoky complexioned riding a chariot with a flag bearing a crow- Dhumavati. Seventh of the 10 […]

  • Goddess Kali

    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 […]

  • Annapurna Devi – The goddess of Food and Nourishment

    How many times have we heard our parents mutter- “Don’t waste food, you’re disrespecting the Gods”. The food we consume not only serves to tantalize our taste buds and fill our stomach but provides us with the nutrition for growth and development. That alone should render it important and be treated with respect. But like […]

  • 10 Most Popular Hindu Temples of Nepal You should visit

    Once a Hindu kingdom, Nepal has a cultural diversity related to Hindu religion. There are many temples being one in every locality. In fact, Kathmandu, the capital city of the country is also popularly known as a city of temples. Temples in Nepal is well crafted with different arts and unique in its own kind. […]

  • 12 Shakti Peethas That Are Located Out Of India

    Everyone knows about the famous Shakti Peetha in India where Lord Shiva’s first wife, Sati’s body parts fell after her death. But they didn’t fell only in India; there are several other Shakti Peetha that are located in other countries as well. So let us know about them too! 1. Hinglaj Shakti Peeth – Pakistan […]