Category: Hindu Scripture

Mahamrityunjaya Shiva Mantra and Its Healing Power

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Mahamrityunjaya Shiva Mantra is actually the most powerful mantra of Lord Shiva. It is possible to conquer death by chanting this mantra. This truth is mentioned in the Rig Veda. It bestows longevity, wards off calamities and prevents untimely death. It also removes fears of bad omen....

The Secret behind the Enmity between Arjuna and Karna

Everything in this materialistic world is predestined. Only Almighty knows what will happen next. He is the only foreseer of one’s future. A destined term of life is also mentioned in Atharva Veda (Chapter 5.30). We know that Arjuna and Karna in the Mahabharata were enemies of each other...

Astanga Yoga-A Great Contribution of Maharshi Patanjali

Astanga Yoga ‘Yoga‘ generally means connection. But in the case of spirituality, the meaning of yoga is more deeply rooted. It is the connection of Paramatma with Jivatma. It is a way for every human being to live in complete freedom without fear and to lead a life in...

Spiritual Wars in Hindu Scriptures

Vedic Stories and Warfares Indian mythological stories or Hindu mythological stories cannot be thought without warfare. Most of these wars or battles were driven with the purpose of good triumphing over evil. The major Hindu gods and goddesses including Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and Divine Mother were involved in major...

Earthquake and A Hindu Scriptural Story

In recent years some major earthquakes around the Earth have threatened the inhabitants of this planet. Day to day this threat is increasing. Modern scientists are trying their best to find out a way to forecast earthquakes, experts are making earthquake resistant building codes and the higher authorities of...

Rama Navami-The Appearance Day of an Avatar

The appearance of Lord Rama, the seventh Avatar (Incarnation) of Lord Vishnu, is observed as the festival of Rama Navami. The festival falls on the 9th day of the bright fortnight of the month of Chaitra (March-April), which is the spring season in the Indian sub-continent. It is one...

Shivaratri-A Grand Gala Night

Shivaratri or Shivachaturdashi is one of the important Hindu festivals. It falls on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the Bengali month of Phalguna. Sanatan Hindu scriptures contain many stories and legends describing the origin of this occasion. According to Puranas during the...