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  • The science of Bhrigu Samhita – How it predicts humanity’s future

    The first of the seven disciples of Shiva, Bhrigu is one of the Sapta Rishis. For the disciples, it was a normal daily routine to revolve around Shiva thrice and offer their devotion to him. Bhrigu, like other Rishis, was a strong devotee of Shiva. However, he was so into Shiva that he would ignore […]

  • 7 Interesting Curses in Hindu Puranas You Probably Don’t Know

    If you’ve seen some of the old, “dramatic” Bollywood movies, then you might have heard this dialogue quite often: “I CURSE YOU”, and as the storylines thicken, the curse actually does affect the person and his/her fate. In Hindu epics, there have been some interesting Shraaps (Curse) that have been addressed to gods and mortals that […]

  • How Lord Indra’s Body Covered With Vaginas Later Became Eyes

    We all are well aware of the fact that Lord Indra is known to be the Lord with thousand eyes or the thousand-eyed god but not many of us know the story behind the same. The story of Lord Indra, Sage Gautama, and his wife Ahalya. Story behind Lord Indra developing a thousand eyes on […]

  • Story of Valmiki – How sage Narada Helped a Dacoit to be a Maharshi

    Valmiki is known mostly from the great epic of Hindus called “Ramayana”, the life story of Lord Rama. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. It is believed Valmiki existed in Tetra Yuga and envisioned the life of Lord Rama as […]

  • Dhanvantari – The physician of the Devas and the god of Ayurveda

    Known as a physician of the Devas, Dhanvantari is a celebrated figure amongst the practitioners of Ayurveda. They celebrate Dhanvantari’s birthday on Dhanteras every year too. In Sanatana-dharma, praying to Dhanvantari is supposed to bring sound health for worshippers. There are many instances and references to Dhanvantars in the history, all belonging to different eras […]

  • Here is What You Should Know About 330 Million Gods in Hinduism

    Numerous times have we heard gurus, elders utter this sentence, 33 Koti gods of Hindus. In a simple sense, they could be talking about 330 million gods in Hinduism, or 33 crore gods, since Koti means crore. But if we dig deeper into Sanskrit and Vedas, Koti means type, not crore. So basically we are talking […]