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  • Did you know about the feminine form of Lord Ganesha?

    The masculine and feminine form exist in the harmonious condition in the cosmos, world and even our body (Ida and Pingala). Such importance was given to the equality and balance of the two yet with time and Manusmriti the women folk were condensed to underlings. Their contributions were minimized and almost forgotten till they were […]

  • The 1000-years-old Idol of Lord Ganesha Went Missing

    India indeed is a place of mysteries. From the submerged town of Dwarka to the remains of different deities, another mysterious thing to be discovered was the idol of Lord Ganesha situated at a height of 13000 feet! With this discovery, many questions about its existence popped up. Building a huge statue at such an […]

  • 10 Tallest Statues in India That Indians Should Be Proud Of

    Here is the list of 10 tallest statues in India. Hanuman Swami in Andhra Pradesh With a height of around 42m, Hanuman Swami statue was constructed on 2003. It is located at Paritala village, 30km from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh and is made out of concrete. Thiruvalluvar’s Statue in Tamil Nadu This giant statue stands […]

  • 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 […]

  • Smartha Sampradayat – An Introduction to Smartha Tradition

    There are sects among the Hindu population, some are devoted to certain deity – Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti. To each, they find solace and answers and continuity of their tradition in following their sect. One such sect which follows not just one but 5 deities is the Smartha Sect. Smartha is a Sanskrit word, which denotes […]

  • Reason why Hindus worship Lord Ganesha before performing any ritual

    With the majestic powers to remove obstacles in the way of good deeds, Lord Ganesha is the most important deity to be worshiped in the Hindu Pantheon. Also known as Vighnaharta his elephant head signifies utmost wisdom. Worshiping Lord Ganesha before the commencement of any good work is another impact of his divine powers. This is […]

  • Why is Lord Ganesha’s picture always seen with one tusk broken?

    Mahabharata contains one lakh shlokas having 1.8 million words. In the beginning, it has 24,000 shlokas which kept on growing to 100,000 later. Technically this was Lord Ganesha who wrote down the text to Vyasa’s dictation. There is one interesting story about this. Veda Vyasa wanted to write Mahabharata, which was like an ocean in […]

  • Seven interesting facts about Veda Vyasa

    Veda Vyasa is the author as well as character in one of the greatest epic of Hindus – “Mahabharata”. Veda Vyasa by translating from Sanskrit language is called “one who classified the vedas”. Veda Vyasa is also known to be the transcriber of Vedas and Puranas. Here are some interesting facts about Veda Vyas. 1.Birth […]

  • This Shiva Temple possesses greater power than the Chardham

    Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a limestone cave temple in the village of Bhubneshwar in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The cave runs 160 m in length and is 90 feet in depth.Essentially a Shiva abode, this place is believed to rest 33 koti gods and some people say, a worship here is more special than the […]

  • Different Hindu Gods to worship on different days through the week

    The Sanatana Dharma believes on putting a different face on a form of God. Various forms of God are given a particular day for reverence. Also, a follower can appease to certain dosh in his stars through diligent puja and devotion to the God on particular days. Here are the Gods worshiped through the week. […]

  • Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated in the island that is shaped like Om

    Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga resides on the island of Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river. The island is said to be in the shape of the Hindu symbol ॐ. The island hosts two Shiva temples, one is the Omkareshwar itself and the other is the Amareshwar, which means the Immortal lord or the Lord of Immortals […]

  • 8 Avatars Of Lord Ganesha To Destroy The Evil

    Lord Ganesha is said to be the “God of the Beginning”. Be it any ritual or any new beginnings, nothing starts without the worship of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha has also time and again taken different incarnations to save the world from evil. According to religious history and findings, Lord Ganesha took many different avatars to […]