Category: Hindu God and Goddess

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 and Goddesses in Hinduism

Worship of Vedic Gods and Goddesses 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...

10 Avatars of Lord Vishnu

Avatar 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-...

Sheetla Mata – A Popular Goddess in Ancient Bengal

Sheetla Mata Sheetla 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 Sheetla to take away the sufferings of the world people. Sheetla Mata was a very popular goddess of...

Buddham Saranam Gacchami

Bhagawan Buddha 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...

Lakshmi-A Hindu Goddess of Prosperity

Goddess Lakshmi Hindu goddess, Lakshmi or Laxmi is the symbol of good luck. In fact the word Lakshmi is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Lakshya’ which means ‘aim’ or ‘destination’. Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, prosperity, luxury, beauty, fertility and auspiciousness. She is the wife of...

Manasa Myth

Goddess Manasa Manasa is a Hindu goddess and the mother of all species of serpents. In some places of the Indian sub-continent she is also known as the goddess of fertility and affluence. She is mainly worshipped in eastern and western India and Bangladesh. In the past, Manasa was...