Category: General

What is Rudrabhishek and why do we do it?

If it is a matter of Shiva Ji, His ‘Abhishek’ comes at the topmost. According to Shastra, the best way to please Bholenath is to perform ‘Abhishek’ on His’ Shivling.’ This mythology is why...

What are totke(s)?

India has a diverse culture and ethics. Since time immemorial, people have strong faith in Vedic astrology, religious ceremonies, and rituals. People believed that troubles, sufferings, and misfortunes were God’s wrath during ancient civilization...

Who was the First Incarnation of God?

The body is not important. The important thing is what it is doing. Lord Vishnu took the incarnation of a tortoise, fish, and boar because He could feed the whole world, along with maintaining...

WHY ARE RITUALS SO IMPORTANT TO RELIGIONS?

Hindu religion is full of rituals, and they have been practiced in India since time immemorial. With the birth of a person, they start and continue even after his or her death. All these...

Tale of Hanuman from the Ramayana

Hanuman, the mighty ape that aided Lord Rama in his expedition against evil forces, is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu pantheon. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman...

Pratipada Shraddha 2021

Pratipada Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Pratipada Tithi, including both Shukla and Krishna Paksha Pratipada. Pratipada Shraddha Tithi is also considered suitable to perform Shraddha for maternal grandfather...

Shri Satyanarayan Puja

Shri Satyanarayan Puja is performed to seek the blessing of God Narayan which is one of the forms of Lord Vishnu. The Lord in this form is considered an embodiment of truth. Although there...

Who is Lord Shani? | How to please Shani?

Shani Dev i.e. Saturn is considered a “Judge” among the Navagrahas. Lord Shiva has conferred this title to Shani. Not only humans but even Gods are also afraid of Saturn and his malefic aspect....

Who is Parasurama?

Parasurama, also known as the “ax-wielding Rama,” was the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He was born into a Brahmin or priestly family but had the immense physical power and killer instinct than a...