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  • 8 Powerful Durga Mantras that can help transform your life

    Goddess Durga is also known as Shakti or Devi, who is the protective mother of the universe. Thus, Maa Durga is the epitome of a true womanhood. In Sanskrit, Durga means ‘a fort’ or ‘a place that is difficult to overrun,’ an apt metaphor for this deity’s protective, militant nature. Also, Durga is sometimes referred […]

  • Management and leadership lessons You Can Learn From Hindu Dharma

    We all know that Shiva and Indra were both gods. Shiva achieved his immortality by meditation or shall we say Tapasya. The Kama, the god of desire, was sacrificed during the Tapasya. Indra too achieved immortality by yagna by satisfying the Bhoga. When there is a desire for Bhoga, there will always be a yagna. […]

  • Dasha Mahavidyas

    Dasa Mahavidyas – The 10 aspects of Adi Parashakti

    The feminine divinity is a powerful entity. From mother nurturers to the destroyers, from knowledge to wealth, they encompass every aspect of the physical and spiritual realm. A part of such powerful entity is the Mahavidyas. The ten Mahavidyas, or Wisdom Goddesses, represent distinct aspects of divinity intent on guiding the spiritual seeker toward liberation. […]

  • An introduction to Lord Shiva – The timeless God of the Universe

    The Transcendent God – Shiva (शिव as his name is pronounced in Sanskrit) is the timeless God of the universe. He alone exists as an existence itself, even before the creation of our world and can be understood as the ultimate transcendence and the supreme being. A Personal God This Supreme Being wants to become […]

  • All you need to know about Devi Loka – Material World of Birth and Death

    From the conception phase, our life starts in the womb of a mother, then taking the birth and later experiencing the immense creation on what we call earth. In different stages of life, we are exposed to different atmospheres that help us to sustain our growth in life. As a result of this presence and […]

  • All you need to know about Adi Shakti – The Energy of the Cosmos

    With Dusshera or Dashain around the corner, the importance of Devi surge particularly this season. While certain sect has always maintained their stance on the power of the Goddesses, others need a reminder of the fact that Goddesses stand for the spirituality other than wealth and even knowledge. Adi Shakti is one such concept which […]

  • 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 […]

  • The physical and spiritual concept of Soulmates in Hindu Dharma

    How many times have we heard people in books and movies and even real life go on about that one true connection with their “Soulmates”? The possibility of finding someone who shares the same outlook on life and living seems surreal. While some might agree on what to eat for dinner but struggle to understand […]

  • Did you know about the feminine form of Lord Ganesha?

    The masculine and feminine form exist in the harmonious condition in the cosmos, world and even our body (Ida and Pingala). Such importance was given to the equality and balance of the two yet with time and Manusmriti the women folk were condensed to underlings. Their contributions were minimized and almost forgotten till they were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 Mukhi and 6 Mukhi Rudraksha

    Importance of Wearing Genuine Rudraksha and Rudraksha Mala

    Rudrakshas are generally strung together to form a Mala. Most, the Rudraksha Mala is made out of 108 beads plus one. That one extra bead is known as Bindu, and it is essential to have a Bindu in a Mala. Else, the energy becomes cyclical, and people who are vulnerable to energy change can feel […]

  • Smartha Sampradayat – An Introduction to Smartha Tradition

    There are sects among the Hindu population, some are devoted to certain deity – Shiva, Vishnu, Shakti. To each, they find solace and answers and continuity of their tradition in following their sect. One such sect which follows not just one but 5 deities is the Smartha Sect. Smartha is a Sanskrit word, which denotes […]