16 Sanskara in Hinduism

Sanskaras (Rites) Sanskaras in Hinduism are some rites that develop one’s life beautifully in a religious environment. Sanskaras make people honest, free from guilt and cleansed. There are 16 Sanskaras in traditional Hindu society. These Sanskaras improve a man’s life, protect him from bad company and build him up...

Top10 Hindu Vaishnava Temples in Bangladesh

Vaishnavism in Bengal Vaishnavism is one of the major sect within the broader Vedic or Hindu spiritual culture. In Bengal, Vaishnavism is known as Gaudiya Vaishnavism or Chaitanya Vaishnavism which was a Hindu religious movement inspired by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in 16th century in Indian subcontinent.  ChaitanyaMahaprabhu rejuvenated the culture...

4 Important Lessons We Can Learn From The Bhagavad Gita

The storehouse of spiritual lessons The advices or suggestions prescribed in the Bhagavad Gita are applicable for all men of all times. Bhagavad Gita is the storehouse of all types of spiritual lessons. It is an unprecedented co-ordination of Jnanayoga (means of wisdom), Karmayoga (meansof action) and Bhaktiyoga (means...

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...

Shiva Tandava Stotram and Its Miraculous Benefits

Shiva Tandava Stotram is one of the important Shiva mantras. The stotram was written by Ravana, an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. It was also chanted first by Ravana himself. Shaivites or Shiva devotees in the world strongly believe in the miraculous benefits of Shiva Tandava Stotram. Legend behind...

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...