Ganga Aarti Ceremony in India

Places for Ganga Aarti in India
August 7, 2019

India is a land that offers some of the most mesmerising and spectacular sights that you will never get to experience anywhere else in the world. Being home to a population of varied beliefs and religions there are several traditions that have been well preserved over ages. One such traditions is that of the famous Ganga Aarti for the believers of Hinduism. This is one ceremony that will leave you…


Lord Vinayaka

Lord Vinayaka (Ganesha)
July 3, 2019

Lord Vinayaka is the first god in the Hindu tradition. Every Hindu worship lord Vinayaka as an obstacle remover and people will worship him daily before doing their daily routines. Lord Vinayaka is the symbol of Wisdom and Faith. He is regarded as the god of gods. Lord Ganesh Temple is situated in almost all parts of India. Even under a tree, he will be available. He cannot be ignored…


Prahalada, Dhuruva and Markandeya Mahathmiyam

July 2, 2019

Sree Bhakta Prahalada Mahathmiyam Bhakta Prahlada, was the son of Demon King Hiranyakashipu. Lord Narasimha killed Hiranyakashipu and made Prahalada as the king of the region. Bhakta Prahalada was an ardent devotee of Lord Hari. He has preached the greatness of Lord Hari along with his fellow students. He has lived a life with much holiness, pure bhakti and kindness among his people. During his regime, he has daily offered…


Raghavendra Swamy Mutt At Perambur

Raghavendra Swamy
July 2, 2019

Many mutts are there for Sree Guru Raghavendra Swamy at Chennai. One such mutt is situated at Perambur Area. The address of the mutt is No.15,Srinivasan Street,Perambur,Chennai – 600 011. Several years ago, this mutt was donated by a couple belonging to Smartha Brahmin community. They have donated a major portion of their house for building the mutt and then they kept a small portion of their house for their…


Surprising Reasons Behind Ringing Bell before Entering the Temple

Bells of Temple
March 31, 2019

Ever since the ancient ages we have been following the holy ritual of ringing a bell which hangs on the entrance of a temple. But have you ever thought about what is the reason behind doing so? Amongst us I am sure nobody knows the exact and real reason prevailing to this ritualistic practice. Let Me Tell You Why Exactly We do This: According to Hindu religious beliefs every Hindu…


This is the Mysterious Way in Which Saraswati Meets Ganga and Yamuna at Prayagraj

Triveni Sangamm at Prayagraj
February 5, 2019

The rivers of Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Kaveri, Godavari, Krishna, Sindhu, Shipra and Brahmaputra, all have their own confluences. Hindu religion consists of three main gods of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and three main goddesses of Lakshmi, Saraswati and Parvati. This is the reason as to why the Triveni everywhere in India holds incredible importance. Triveni defines the place where the three rivers meet forming a confluence. In the same way,…


Women Are also Naga Sadhus – Know how it is done

Women Naga Sadhus
February 4, 2019

There has always been a curiosity surrounding the female Naga Sadhus at the holy Kumbh. People are always curious to know what kind of a life these female Naga sadhus lead. Women Naga sadhus were not normally present during the Mahakumbh or Kumbh. Even if they were present they were there in the shadow of the male Naga sadhus. For the first time in the history of Kumbh Mela this…


Popular Places for Pind Daan in India

Pind Daan in India
February 26, 2018

Hinduism is full of rituals for all occasions in life and death. Death brings its own set of rituals like Shraddh, Asthi Visarjan and Pind Daan. Pind Daan is a ritual to venerate ancestors and facilitate the journey of their souls towards salvation. It is believed that Lord Brahma started this practice. The Pind Daan ceremony is important because it is believed the soul of the departed is liberated from…