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  • Navaratri – The celebration of the nine forms of Adi Shakti

    The Adi Shakti – the beginning of everything and to honor the Goddess Hindus worship various forms of Durga for 9 days during Navaratri. A celebration of the power that is the woman, the part of everyone that is feminine, that is nurturing and divine. The most widely accepted account of the nine forms of […]

  • The Real-Life Science You Need to Know behind Shanmukha – The son of Shiva

    According to legends, there used to live a demon by the name of Tarakasura who had enslaved the Devas. After pleasing Brahma, he had received a boon that he can only be destroyed by a power equal to Shiva, and not even Shiva himself. He thought that that way he had outsmarted Gods and that […]

  • These 1000 Years old Temples in India Will Take You Back In Time

    India is known for its rich heritage as the Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the major religions of the world – Hindu Religion, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. As such, it is no surprise that the country is home to some of the oldest and most historic temples of the world. Scattered all across India, […]

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    Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void.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

  • Interesting Stories Behind Goddess Kali’s tongue

    Goddess Kali’s tongue is a symbol of power. There are two different interesting stories about Kali’s tongue. Rakta-bija and Goddess Kali In Devi Mahatmya, Kali unfurls her tongue in her role as the ultimate deliverer called upon to salvage a situation that seems hopelessly out of control. She is summoned by Durga herself to destroy the […]

  • 8 Must Visit Hindu Temples that opens once a year

    These Hindu temples in the list below opens only once in a year. The Temple of Rani Pokhari Originally known as Nhu Pukhu, Rani Pokari in English means Queen’s pond. Built in the 17th century, the pond lies in the center of the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu and standing in the center of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • This temple is known to be both Jyotirlinga and Shakti Peetha

    Known as Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple, Srisailam Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanamu is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and is located at Srisailam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is one of the 18 Shakti Peethas of goddess Parvati or Sati. In this […]

  • All You Need To Know About Coolest Hindu Festival – Maha Shivaratri

    Shiva is known by 108 names and has many forms, some terrible and some serene. He has the power to destroy the entire universe when it has become so overtaken by the evil that only death and regeneration can restore it to wholeness. He also has the supreme wisdom to conquer ignorance. Image Source – […]