12 Traditional Forms of Adishakti

Adishakti Adishakti or Divine Mother is considered as the Supreme Being in Hindu Shaktism. She is also called Adiparashakti, Paramashakti, Mahashakti, Mahagouri, Mahadevi, Mahalakshmi etc. The stories of her different forms are described in Hindu Puranas. Of these, twelve forms of Adishakti are closely connected with Bengali twelve months....

9 Traditional Forms of Hindu Marriage

Marriage in Hinduism Marriage is the oldest social institution. Throughout the ages this institution has evolved from its original form to its present structure. Mainly religion has institutionalized the marriage system. The Rig Veda mentions the social and religious responsibilities and duties of marriage. From ancient times the rules...

16 Sanskara in Hinduism

Sanskaras (Rites) Sanskaras in Hinduism are some rites that develop one’s life beautifully in a religious environment. Sanskaras make people honest, free from guilt and cleansed. There are 16 Sanskaras in traditional Hindu society. These Sanskaras improve a man’s life, protect him from bad company and build him up...

Top10 Hindu Vaishnava Temples in Bangladesh

Vaishnavism in Bengal Vaishnavism is one of the major sect within the broader Vedic or Hindu spiritual culture. In Bengal, Vaishnavism is known as Gaudiya Vaishnavism or Chaitanya Vaishnavism which was a Hindu religious movement inspired by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in 16th century in Indian subcontinent.  ChaitanyaMahaprabhu rejuvenated the culture...

4 Important Lessons We Can Learn From The Bhagavad Gita

The storehouse of spiritual lessons The advices or suggestions prescribed in the Bhagavad Gita are applicable for all men of all times. Bhagavad Gita is the storehouse of all types of spiritual lessons. It is an unprecedented co-ordination of Jnanayoga (means of wisdom), Karmayoga (meansof action) and Bhaktiyoga (means...

Shivalinga – A Devotional Representation of Lord Shiva

#A Powerful SymbolAccording to Shiva Purana, “The distinctive sign through which it is possible to recognize the nature of someone is called a linga”What is not visible yet can be identified by one thing – that is a Linga. A Shivalinga is a symbol and devotional representation of Lord...

Lesser Known Facts about Lord Shiva’s Mount

Lord Shiva’s Incarnation While entering in a Shiva temple we usually catch sight of a sculpture of a bull. We know him as Nandi. He is the mount of Lord Shiva. But many of us do not know that Nandi himself is the incarnation of Lord Shiva. Gatekeeper of...