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  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Laws of Karma – Powerful Quotes about Karma

    Karma is a Sanskrit word that’s now globally acknowledged. Karma is based law of returns of energy. Karma is a working of energy, not a legal justice system, and thus, the energy will have its effects, regardless of the moral or ethical interpretation that we put on the actions from our own limited perspective. Here […]

  • How to cure burns with Ayurveda used in Ancient India

    People normally disregard the impact of medicines used in ancient India. If one studies it in detail, then one will understand that it is highly advanced, even more, advanced that what the western world was using during the time. In some cases, those medicines are even more advanced than today’s medicine. The proof can be […]

  • Things you may not know about witchcraft

    In India, belief and fear about the power of the witches have existed for a long time, especially in the regions of West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, and Jharkhand. It is generally believed that women who were ill-treated by family members or died unnaturally, return as witches and hunt down and kill their family members, starting […]

  • The Concept of Brahman in Vedas is Beyond any Concept of Absolute

    First, let us analyze what Hindu Dharma holds to be the Absolute. In Sanskrit, the ultimate goal, or shall be say, the Absolute of Hindu Dharma is “Brahman”. The word derives from the root “brh”, meaning “that which grows” (brhati) or “Which causes to grow” (brhmayati). Is Brahman “God”? When we talk about Brahman, most […]

  • Beautiful verses in Sanskrit to recite for spiritual awakening

    An American Lady hosted a child’s development program in my city. After the thoroughly enlightening and energetic seminar, she ended her presentation with a beautiful mantra in Sanskrit for the children. Never had I heard the mantra in my life before, and as a practising Hindu, as much as I was impressed by her, I […]