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  • 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 […]

  • God and Soul, Atma and Paramatma according to Hindu Dharma

    There are many names of God in Hindu Dharma: Brahman, Isvara, Paramatman, Supreme Self, Bhagavan, Parabrahman, Shiva, Vishnu, Yaksha etc. The soul, on the other hand, is known as Atman or self or individual self. The supreme self and the self are two eternal entities of creation. Both are enjoyers. But one is the supreme […]

  • 10 Movies based on Hindu Epics and Gods

    All across the world, Indian culture is widely known for its richness and its diversity of its deep culture. Its history dates back to the earliest times of human civilization. Hence, India has been the nation of spiritualism for ages and this has naturally influenced the India cinema. If not many there are a few […]

  • The distance between Sun and Earth mentioned in Hanuman Chalisa

    The shape of Earth’s orbit around the sun is not a circle and is slightly elliptical. Therefore, according to modern astronomy and science, the distance between the Earth and the Sun varies throughout the year. The nearest point in the earth’s orbit is known as Periapsis (Perihelion) at which the Earth’s orbit around the Sun, […]

  • This Shiva Temple in Darjeeling connects both Hindus and Buddhists

    One of the highly revered temples in Darjeeling, Mahakal Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Among the locals, it is known as “Holy Hill”, and is only a few minutes of walk from Chowrasta. The temple is located at the top of the highest ridge of the town. The most interesting fact about the temple […]

  • What Does The Money Line In Your Palm Say?

    Palmistry is the claim of characterization and foretelling the future through the study of the palm, also known as palm reading.(Wikipedia,) Need to know whether you could procure enough money and have a rich existence? There are many signs showing on the off chance that you could be rich and secure a decent measure of riches […]

  • Why do Hindus Prefer Birth Anniversary To Death Commemorations?

    Being altogether different from the Christian routine with regards to grieving the passing of Jesus Christ (Good Friday), and celebrating the affliction of holy people, or the Shia Muslim routine with regards to grieving the demise of the Prophet’s son in-law’s family (Muharram). Hindus do favor birth anniversary (Jayanti) over death commemorations (Punya tithi). Be that […]

  • Science of Ishavasya Upanishad – The Ruler of the Self

    Among the principal Upanishads, Isavasya is the only one that is part of Samhita. Isha Upanishad consists of 18 verses in poetry and is the end part of Sukla Yajurveda. Why is it important to be a part of Samhita? It acts as a testimony for the authenticity and ancient factor of the Upanishad. The […]

  • Things you should know about Saptarishis and their contributions to the world

    Saptarishis are the seven greatest sages of the Vedic realm. They have attained a semi-immortal status, that of an exceedingly long lifespan due to their yogic power and by the power of their penance. The seven holy sages were assigned to be present through the four great ages, to guide the human race. These seven […]

  • Cloning and Test Tube Babies in Ancient India – Legend of Kauravas

    Mahabharata is full of interesting stories. There is a very interesting story related to Kauravas, the 100 sons of King Dhritarashtra and his wife Gandhari. If we think of this just as a mere fiction, then we would just be like any other who just does things for the sake of doing it. There are […]

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