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  • Reason Why Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha Are Worshiped Together

    Although Diwali is celebrated as the return of Shri Ram to Ayodhya, Goddess Laksmi and Lord Ganesha are welcomed into every household on this auspicious day. Goddess Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity while Lord Ganesha is considered the God of intelligence. People worship these two deities to welcome wealth along with intelligence. […]

  • 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 […]