Category: Hindu Scripture

Time History Analysis

Do you know why time exists? Have you ever thought of ‘time history analysis’? Time is the impersonal aspect of God – Brahman. The reason time exists is because it has always existed. There is no better answer to the question, why do time exist? than time has always...

Bhagavad Gita Sloka

In Denmark, when I was a kid, Tuborg had a commercial running – When does a Tuborg taste the best? … Every time! Similarly, which Bhagavad Gita sloka is the best? Every sloka! Of course, if I had to pick my favorite sloka, it would be the first two...

Srimad Devi Bhagavatam-Devi Bhagavata Purana

Srimad Devi Bhagavatam or Devi Bhagavata Purana is a Hindu Purana written in Sanskrit. Hindu Shakta devotees consider this Purana to be Mahapurana (main Purana). However, Devi Bhagavata Purana is an important Purana for all communities. Devi Bhagavata Purana is composed of a total of twelve Skandhas (divisions) and...

Shrimad Bhagwat-A Hindu Mahapuran

Shrimad Bhagwat is a Hindu Mahapuran. It is a devotional scripture. The main subject of this Puran is the deep personal devotion to Krishna, the full incarnation of Lord Vishnu, i.e. “Lord Himself”. Many stories of Hindu mythology, including the twenty-four incarnations of Vishnu, are recorded in the Bhagwat...

Shiva Panchakshara Stotram–Lyrics and Meaning

Of all the stotras (hymns) written by Bhagavatpada Shankaracharya, the most popular is the Shiva Panchakshara Stotram. This stotra of Lord Shiva is based on the five-letter Mahamantra, ‘Om Namah Shivaya’. It can be said without any doubt that this stotra is in fact an impeccable poetic creation of...

The Origin of the Universe-the Vedic Version of Creation

The origin of the universe is vividly narrated in Hindu scriptures. Every 311 trillion years God generates countless universes from His skinpores by His exhalation. After 311 trillion years all these universes are sucked back into the body of Maha-vishnu, when He inhales. Because the Supreme sees, we can...

Bhagavad Gita Summary

The Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is a part of the Mahabharata. According to the Hindu theologists, this scripture (BG) is an extraordinary articulation of the fundamental truth of Vedanta. Here, I’ve tried to summarize the 18 chapters of the Bhagavad Gita. Arjuna Vishad Yoga (Arjuna’s...