Category: Hindu God and Goddess

Shivling-A Devotional Representation of Lord Shiva

According to Shiva Purana, “The distinctive sign through which it is possible to recognize the nature of someone is called a ling”. What is not visible yet can be identified by one thing-that is a ling. A Shivling is a symbol and devotional representation of Lord Shiva. It is...

Santoshi Maa-The Goddess of Satisfaction

Goddess Santoshi or Santoshi Maa is a folk deity of Hinduism. She is called the goddess of satisfaction. She is also an incarnation of the Mother Goddess. Especially women in northern India and Nepal worship Santoshi Maa. They believe that the goddess is satisfied when her devotee observes a...

Lord Ganesha- Avatars and Forms

ॐLord Ganesha is a popular Hindu god. He considered to be the destroyer of obstacles. Ganesha is worshipped at the launch of any enterprise, from weddings to the opening of a new business. He is believed to remove distractions and protect one from evil. He has many Avatars and...

Goddess Saraswati-Origin, Story and Significance

Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, intellect and learning. The following information about Goddess Saraswati and her origin, story and significance is found in various Hindu religious texts. She is one of the trinity goddesses, Saraswati-Lakshmi-Parvati. These three goddesses are the consorts of Brahma, Vishnu and...

Ashtavinayaka-8 Temples of Lord Ganesha

Ashtavinayaka literally means “eight Ganeshas”. Ganesha or Ganesh also known as Vinayaka, is a Hindu deity of unity, prosperity and learning and removing obstacles. As per Hindu mythology, he is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is worshiped under many other names like Ganapati, Sumukha, Ekadanta,...

Top 10 Information about God Kartikeya

God Kartikeya or Kartik is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He has many more names like Skanda, Murugan, Subrahmanya, Guha, Pabki, Mahasen, Shanmukh, Kumar, Kumaresh, Gangay, Bishakh, Kukkutdhbhaj, Naigmey etc. Let’s know top10 information about him. Birth of God Kartikeya God Kartikeya or Kartik was born...

Freedom from Cruelty

ॐ Upon entering the mystical path of Śaivadharma “freedom from cruelty” out of all theprinciples to be observed by the yogin is quintessential. The Divine does not exactly punish the individual in the human sense but rather the individual is punishing himself because he has done wrong by going...