Month: August 2020

Ashtalakshmi-8 Forms of Goddess Lakshmi

What are the Eight Forms of Goddess Lakshmi? Ashtalakshmi or ‘Eight Lakshmis’ are the eight special classical forms of Lakshmi, the goddess of Hindu wealth. They are the eight sources of wealth and symbolize the various powers of Goddess Lakshmi. Photo credit:Hindu Cosmos Ashtalakshmi or ‘Eight Lakshmis’ are also...

Six Goswamis of Vrindavana

Who were Six Goswamis of Vrindavana? The six Goswamis of Vrindavana were a group of spiritual gurus (teachers) and Sanskrit scholars belonged to Gaudiya Vaishnava sect of Vedic religion. They were Sanatana Goswami, Rupa Goswami, Raghunatha Dasa Goswami, Gopal Bhatta Goswami, Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami and Jiva Goswami. Photo credit:medium.com...

Top 10 Immunity Boosting Yoga Poses

Why do we need immunity? Today, it is time for all of us to understand that human beings are more vulnerable to immunity problems and viral infections. Despite so much advancement in medical science, human life is in danger today because the human body has lost its immunity for...

12 Traditional Forms of Adishakti

Who is Adishakti? Adishakti or Divine Mother is considered as the Supreme Being in Hindu Shaktism. She is also called Adi parashakti, Paramashakti, Mahashakti, Mahagouri, Mahadevi, Mahalakshmi etc. The stories of her different forms are described in Hindu Puranas. Of these, twelve forms of Adishakti are closely connected with...

9 Traditional Forms of Hindu Marriage

Marriage in Hinduism Marriage is the oldest social institution. Throughout the ages this institution has evolved from its original form to its present structure. Mainly religion has institutionalized the marriage system. The Rig Veda mentions the social and religious responsibilities and duties of marriage. From ancient times the rules...