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  • 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 […]

  • What Happened to the Astra Vidya of Ramayana and Mahabharata?

    In Sanskrit, Astra means, ‘An extraordinary weapon,’ in Latin, ‘Star’ and in Norse, it meant ‘Divine strength.’ In the epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, Astras were widely used during the great battles described in each of them and came into high importance. They are depicted as used by archers such as Parashurama, Rama, Lakshman, Indrajit (Meghnad), Ravana, […]