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  • 1000-Year-Old body of Ramanuja preserved in Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

    Hindu religion is one of the world’s oldest religion, that believes in the circle of birth and death which happens again and again until one attains Mukti. Where the body is a gift from the nature that is made up of five principles ‘bhutas’; fire, water, earth, ether, and air. It is hence believed that […]

  • 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    Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void.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 […]

  • Why it’s time to look into Mahabharata with more experimental approach

    In every Hindu relic or Vedas or Upanishads, symbolism has a great role to play. There are deeper meanings behind the representation of concepts that even delve deeper into meta physical theories. With that notion, there is a unique symbolic representation of every deity. For instance, Vishnu in Mahabharata is in the avatar of Krishna […]

  • 1500 Year Old Temple Dedicated to 10 Avatars of Lord Vishnu

    One of the earliest Hindu temples that is still surviving today, Dashavatara Temple in Deogarh is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is built in the late Gupta period with Gupta style of architecture, a style that was used as a method for decoration during the time and a style that can be seen all around India. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Popular Hindu Gods

    These Are The 5 Most Popular Gods in Hindu Dharma

    Hindu religion is the most interesting and the oldest religion is known to mankind. There are various deities attached to Hindu Dharma and all of them have an interesting story attached to them. Hindu Religion is also the third largest religion in the world. Hindu dharma forms the base of our entire Indian culture. It […]

  • Hindu Dharma and Mysticism – The Mystical Creatures

    Life in all forms plays a vital role in the Universe, all are equal and all deserve the respect and importance the Godly creatures and the warriors usually demand. The stories in the Hindu Dharma often speak of the unlikely hero who plays a major role Paratma’s greater design. Here we present such mystical creatures […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Epic Battle Between Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva – Story of Banasura

    Banasur was the 10th descendant of Prahlad and eldest among 100 sons of King Bali. He was fond of Lord Shiva from childhood. When he was grown up, he meditated and worshiped hard to appease Lord Shiva and finally, Shiva appeared before him and gave him the boon of thousand powerful arms and that he […]

  • Things you should know about celebrating Nag Panchami

    Naga Panchami falls on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the lunar day in the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar. Interestingly it is also termed as Garuda Panchami– as Garuda or the royal eagle is the natural enemy of the Snakes and serpents, worshiping Garuda on this day also grants […]

  • 10 Most Popular Hindu Temples of Nepal You should visit

    Once a Hindu kingdom, Nepal has a cultural diversity related to Hindu religion. There are many temples being one in every locality. In fact, Kathmandu, the capital city of the country is also popularly known as a city of temples. Temples in Nepal is well crafted with different arts and unique in its own kind. […]

  • 10 Deadliest Weapons Found in Ancient Hindu Stories

    Hindu’s story is filled with war and battle between the good and the evil, devas and the asuras, and how God in different forms protect the good over the evil. There are different kinds of powerful weapons used in different stories. There were more than 1000 kinds of weapons used in Mahabharata epic alone. Below […]