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  • 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 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 […]

  • 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    Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void.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 most powerful weapons of Lord Shiva

    Mahadeva literally means “Highest of all gods”. He is the Supreme God in Shaivism sect of Hinduism. He is the Supreme God without any starting or end. Shiva is also known as Maheshvar, “the great Lord”, Mahadeva, the great God, Shambhu, Hara, Pinakadhrik, “bearer of the Pinaka” and Mrityunjaya, “conqueror of death”. He is the spouse of Shakti. He also is represented by Mahakala […]

  • 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 […]

  • The 1008 Names of Lord Shiva – Shiva Sahasranama

    All of the 1008 names of Lord Shiva can be found in the Shiva Purana – Kotirudra Samhita (Book IV – Chapter 35, 1-133) and in the Book 13 (Anushasana Parva) of the Mahabharata. Sahasranama Stotra, a hymn eulogizing Shiva by recounting his one thousand names. The 1008 Names of Lord Shiva Shiva; Hara; Mrida; […]

  • The Essence of Vibhuthi and Its Relation to Lord Shiva

    Vibhuthi is a sacred ash used as an identification to the power of God or the mystical and supreme spiritual power of nature. It itself means something that is great, is abundant, powerful, mighty and of great honor. Vibhuthi in literal terms Vibhuthi comes from the word ‘Vibhu’ which means eternal, supreme, soul, Lord of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati

    Five Stories To Tell Your Kids About Lord Shiva

    There are abundant stories related to the Supreme, powerful God Lord Shiva. Known as the destroyer, Shiva is also the Lord of mercy and compassion who can remove ignorance, evil and grant wisdom. With that, his stories can be relevant tell kids. Here we have collected few of interesting stories: The birth of Lord Shiva […]

  • The Meaning Behind Every Symbols of Lord Shiva

    Symbolism has found its way since the start of the Vedic following. As one of the holy trinity, Shiva has many symbols that are associated with him. Whenever we find these elements, we immediately think of the Lord himself. Here are the symbols of Lord Shiva: Body smeared with ashes This symbol has higher meaning […]

  • Shiva Mantras that you should Chant based on what you want

    It is said that Lord Shiva is easily pleased, and singing his mantras in his appraisal can bring positivity in your life. There are tons of Shiva chants that devotees use to sing, but which of them would be the most suitable for you? Let’s find out: Here are some the of popular Shiva mantras: […]

  • The Underlying symbolism of the Samudra Manthan

    The story of Samudra Manthan (churning of the ocean) appears in the Bhagavata Purana, the Mahabharata, and the Vishnu Purana, and explains the origin of amrita, the drink of immortality. The story of the Samudra Manthan symbolizes the spiritual endeavor of a person, trying to achieve self-realisation by concentrating his mind, withdrawing his senses, controlling his […]