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  • A visit to Hatu Mata Temple near Shimla is Full of Blissful Adventure

    Located at about 65 km distance from Shimla, is a destination called Hatu Peak, also famous as the highest peak in the Shimla region. The famous Hatu Mata Temple of the Narkanda region is believed to be a temple of Ravana’s wife as per the local belief of the Narkanda Tribe. Situated at 8 km […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram and its meaning – Written by Ravana

    Shiva Tandava Stotram is written by Ravana. He is a scholar in Navavyakarana (the 9 types of Sanskrit grammar). Shiv Tandava Stotram is one of his many works. Shiva Tandava Stotram describes how Lord Shiva’s hair moves, how the water of river Ganga splashes when he performs a Tandava dance, how his drums sound as […]

  • The Untold Story of Ravana’s sister Surpanakha

    Not many of us know about the life story of Ravana’s sister Surpanakha.If there had been no Surpanakha, there would have been no Ramayana. This sentence marks the utmost importance of her character as only after her unreciprocated seduction of both Rama and Lakshman resulting in chopping away of her nose and ears by the […]

  • The Tale of Kartavirya Arjuna – The king who defeated Ravana

    History is full of mighty heroes who met an end pitfall because they got to carried away, drunk in power and lost touch with the humanity. One such tale is that of the mighty of Haihayas (In the Mahabharata epic, the Heheya Kingdom (also known as Haihaya, Haiheya, Heiheya, etc.) is one of the kingdoms ruled […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram describes the power and dance of lord Shiva

    Shiva Tandava Stotram describes how Lord shiva’s hair moves, how the water of river Ganga splashes when he performs a Tandava dance, how his drums sound as he dances, how his ornaments move along with him and more. Story behind Shiva Tandava Stotram Naarad Muni advised Ravana to bring Shiva to his place in Lanka. […]

  • Was Ravana Kidnapping Sita A Pre-decided Act?

    Even the youngest member of the Indian families knows that Sita was abducted by Ravana and the reason we have told them shapes kidnapping of Sita into a revenge taken by Ravana on behalf of his sister. The question that frames here is that whether the chopping of nose and ears of Shurpanakha by Lakshmana […]

  • Sita was a Daughter of Ravana according to some versions of Ramayana

    Goddess Sita’s birth is disputed and vague as she was said to be found in a furrow in a plowed field, and for that reason is regarded as a daughter of Bhumi Devi. It is believed that her birthplace to be Janakpur in the Eastern-Madhesh of Nepal or Sitamarhi in Mithila region of present-day Bihar. […]

  • How did Lord Rama travel from Lanka to Ayodhya in Just 18 days?

    Every Hindu is acquainted with the story of Ramayana in one way or the other. It’s the story of how Lord Rama saves his wife from Ravana’s – the demon king’s – abduction. Before that, he and his brother Laxman was exiled from the palace by his father Dasharatha. The war between the two extreme […]

  • 9 Unknown Truths You Probably Didn’t Know About Ravana

    Ravana is often considered as an evil character in the Ramayana. However, the truth is we can’t really classify him as completely good or bad. Like every other mortal being, even he had his shades of gray. Although, it’s quite true that he was the most dexterous, but he was one of the most interesting […]

  • Was the idea of modern satellite really made in the ancient times by Hindus?

    If you look at graphical interpretations of Hindu mythology, you might see some cool stuff which seems to be impossible according to modern science. As we already know, the first artificial satellite ever launched by humans was on 1975. It was the Russian satellite Sputnik that hit the news then and is considered to be […]

  • If KARMA works, why are many corrupt people successful?

    Karma is a concept that explains the effects that our actions have up on our lives. The underlying hypothesis is “As you sow, so shall you reap“. Karma is based law of returns of energy – and the energy can be of many types-mechanical/physical, emotional/moral, mental/intellectual or spiritual. Karma is a working of energy, not […]