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  • The Legendary Badrinath Temple – One of the Most Powerful Hindu Temple

    Badrinath Temple is located in the state of Uttranchal in India. Nestled between the Twin Mountains of “Nar” and “Narayan”, the holy Badrinath pilgrimage is visited by scores of devotees every year. It is mentioned in the Hindu Scriptures and its holiness is emphasized by a saying that means, “There may be many sacred pilgrimages […]

  • The most powerful weapons of Lord Vishnu and his Avatars

    Lord Vishnu, the Inconceivable Ultimate, is the Supreme God. He is the preserver and upholder of dharma and part of the Hindu Trinity. In Vaishnavism, he is the Supreme Self and the Lord of the universe, who manifests variously as part of His obligatory duty. Bhagwan Vishnu is usually shown with light blue skin and […]

  • Lord Shiva’s Union with Mohini, Lord Vishnu’s only female avatar

    Hindu dharma is that one religion which holds unbound reincarnation, especially when God Vishnu is concerned. The protector and conserver of the universe, God Vishnu is prominent for his various avatar which is very significant in Hindu Epics and Stories. As far as Vishnu’s reincarnation is concerned, the most unusual avatar would the seductive and […]

  • The Story of Vishnupad Temple and the Footprint of Lord Vishnu

    India is a country having an ample of unique attractions. One of such attraction is Gaya, a beautiful sacred place on the banks of Phalgu river surrounded by rugged rocks on three sides and water on the fourth side. The second largest city of Bihar is that ancient city which has been talked about in […]

  • All You Need To Know About Birth of Shri Krishna and his Leelas

    Amongst the incarnations of Lord Vishnu perhaps Lord Krishna is the most charismatic and human of all. He has his share of faults, his share of magnetism that drew followers and haters alike. His strong sense of moral compass which led to the Great War Mahabharata and his distortions and interference was all for the […]

  • Is Adama and Havyavati, the real names of Adam and Eve?

    Some people compare the story of Adama and Havyavati in Bhavisya Purana with the story of Adam and Eve of Abrahamic religions. Were Adam and Eve in Biblical Reference, in fact, Adama and Havyavati of Bhavisya Purana? The story of Adama and Havyavati goes like: In Hastinapura, the son of Kshemaka, Pradyota, was leading the […]

  • Mystery of the Kingdom of Shambhala – Birthplace of Kalki Avatar

    Shambala is a common mythical paradise that is constantly talked about in ancient texts, including Kalachakra Tantra, and the ancient scriptures such as of Zhang Zhung culture which spread Tibetan Buddhism in western Tibet. The word has a Sanskrit root, which means “place of peace” or “place of silence”. Legend has it that only people […]

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    An Explanation to different Symbols of the Trinity of Hindu Deities

    Worship and rituals are given utmost importance in Hindu Dharma. Every deity in the Trinity panel has a unique aspect portrayed by the idiosyncratic symbol they are seen with. These symbols might be the weapon they carry, their attire, or any other thing like a book or a flower. The symbolism of Brahma, Vishnu and […]

  • 10 Most Important Temples of Lord Vishnu and his avatars in India

    Lord Vishnu is said to be “the protector and preserver” of the Trinity (others being Shiva and Brahma). Sri Vishnu reincarnates over and over again to protect the universe from evil, especially when the evil has grown sturdier and dysbalanced the cosmic universe. Here is the list of 10 Most Important Temples dedicated to Lord […]

  • The Noah’s Ark story is similar to the Story in Matsya Purana of Lord Vishnu

    Translated as ‘fish’ from Sanskrit, Matsya is the first avatar of Lord Vishnu. The representation is that of a four-armed figure with the upper torso of a man, and the lower of a fish. In Hindu texts like Satapatha Brahmana, there are mentions of “the great flood”, which can be considered to be parallel to […]

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    Sri Muktinath Temple – The temple of Liberation for Hindus and Buddhists

    Located at an altitude of 3,710m at the foot of Thorong La Pass in Mustang, Muktinath is a holy place among the Hindus as well as the Buddhists. Hindus call the place Mukti Kshetra, from where people are liberated or obtain moksha. Among the Sri Vaishnava sect, the temple is regarded as 106th among the […]

  • Chennakesava Temple in Belur is a masterpiece of Hoysala times

    Chennakesava is a masterpiece of the Hoysala times. The monument was built in order to celebrate the auspicious victory in 1117A.D. It was built by the Hoysala king in Belur himself but wanted a style that was foreign to the land. This is evident because if we see the other temples that were commissioned by […]