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  • 9 Most famous aspects of Lord Shiva that are known yet

    Though Shiva is believed to ‘Nirakar’ in Hindu dharma, there are several forms and aspects of Lord Shiva that everyone is accustomed to worldwide. Here is the list of most famous aspects of lord Shiva: 1. Panchanana Shiva At some of the temples, Shiva is portrayed as having five faces. Each of these faces are […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lord Ganesha Represents Supreme Intelligence, Mahat-tattva

    Worshipped by millions of Hindu followers across the world, Ganesha is one of the popular Hindu gods. It might be surprising to say that Ganesha has played a great role in unifying the religious sentiments of Hindus in India during the British rule and also symbolized the national aspiration in the critical time of Indian […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 Qualities of Lord Shiva that made him different from everyone else

    Shiva is the Lord of the Lords. He is the Auspicious one (Shiva), The terrific one (Rudra), Lord of the Dance (Nataraja), Lord of the universe (Vishwanatha), He is the Destroyer and the Transformer. He is limitless, transcendent, unchanging, formless and also the one without beginning or without end. Qualities of Lord Shiva ‘Shiva’ means […]

  • Om Naham Shivaya

    Om Namah Shivaya – Meaning and its Significance

    Om Namah Shivaya is the mantra dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the most important mantras in Shaivism and equally powerful Hindu Mantra. This mantra literally goes back to thousands of years and is mentioned in Yajurveda in the Shri Rudram hymn. This mantra means “adoration to Shiva” or “I bow to Shiva” […]

  • The Story that links Kedarnath of India and Pashupatinath of Nepal

    Pashupatinath is the guardian spirit and the holiest of all Shiva shrines in Nepal. Pashupatinath Temple is One Part of among one of Dwadash Jyotirlinga of Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Temple. In Chapter 11, titled as ‘Pashupatinath Linga’, of “Koti Rudra Samhita” in Shiva Purana, Pashupatinath has been described as: नयपालाख्यां तु प्रसिद्धायां महितले । लिङ्ग पशुपतिशाख्यं […]

  • 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 […]

  • Goddess Kali

    This Picture of Maa Kali atop Shiva has many meanings at many levels

    Mahakali is the consort of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the silent aspect of the Transcendental Reality, and Devi Kali is the dynamic aspect of the Transcendental Reality. Truth is complete when it is both dynamic and silent. Truth is complete when the dynamic aspect and the silent aspect function together. The story of the goddess […]

  • 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 […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram Lyrics 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 […]