Category: Hindu God and Goddess

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...

Mysterious Mount Kailash – The Sacred Abode of Lord Shiva

Mount Kailash, Lord Shiva’s sacred abode, is located in Tibet. In Hinduism and Buddhism, Kailash is believed to be the physical incarnation of Mount Meru. Mount Kailash is also known as the stairway to heaven. Almost 7000 people have abled to climb 8848 metre high Everest. But no one...

Vedic Gods -The Most Important Gods in Hinduism

The Vedas are associated with the deities or gods and goddesses. The Vedic sages have highlighted the greatness of these deities through various hymns. In the Vedic age, the method of worship was Yajna or Homa-based. The practice of worshiping idols was not a tradition then. The sages used...

10-Avatars of Lord Vishnu

One of the characteristics of Hinduism is the belief in Avatar (incarnation). Avatar literally means to descend or descend from above. In fact, Avatar in Hinduism refers to the incarnation of a deity in human or animal form to counteract some particular evil in the world. Dashavatar or 10- Avatars...

Shitala Mata – A Popular Goddess of Ancient Bengal

Shitala Mata is a form of Mahamaya, the Divine Mother. She abates the irritation of our disease( fever, pox etc.) in this form. Adishakti Bhagwati assumes the form of Shitala to take away the sufferings of the world people. Shitala Mata was a very popular goddess of ancient Bengal....

Buddham Saranam Gacchami

Bhagawan Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama), the founder of Buddhism and ninth avatar (incarntion) of Hindu god,Vishnu are worshipped directly or indirectly by the devotees of both religions on this planet. I always await his divine grace of darshan (an opportunity to see a holy person or an image of a...