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Vedic Mantras – An introduction

Mantra Shastra is considered to be one of the most significant gifts of the historical Vedic Rishis and the Indian subcontinent, to the world. Mantras are vibrations which have a particular and definite influence on the environment. The data of how to use different sounds effectively for an array of purposes is recognized as Mantra…

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Yagya/Homa – The secret revealed

Yagya/Homa – The secret revealed Homam/Yagya is а holy purifying ritual performed bу Hindu priests іn temples, homes аnd working spots іn thе presence оf а holy fire, thе Agni God. Hinduism іѕ vеrу muсh aware оf thе wау thаt thе Sun іѕ thе principle source оf vitality аnd а fire іѕ а representation оf thе Sun’s…

How to eat healthy? explained in Hinduism.

One of the oldest yet most celebrated nature’s systems of Medicine in existence, the Ayurveda gives us profound knowledge on how to eat healthy. Most information provided by Ayurveda is almost commonly followed by Hindus in their day to day life, even without knowing the spirituality and the scientific facts found behind it. They followed it as…

Ganapathi Homam – remove all obstacles

Ganapathi Homam is performed to invoke the energy signified by Ganesha (the remover of obstacles). This Homa bestows health and wealth, remove obstacles and bestows success in endeavours and matters relating to service and business. The Ganapathi Homam is recommended before starting any new venture, business or project, to remove any obstacles that might arise…

Lord Maha Vishnu Quiz – Hinduism Quiz 5

Vishnu is the second god in the Hindu triumvirate (Trimurti). The triumvirate consists of three gods who are responsible for the creation, upkeep and destruction of the world. The other two gods are Brahma and Shiva. Brahma is the creator of the universe and Shiva is the destroyer. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe. His…

Lord Shiva Quiz – Hinduism Quiz – 4

Shiva is the “destroyer of evil and the transformer” within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu. In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. In the goddess tradition of Hinduism called Shaktism, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma. A goddess is…

Lord Ganesha Quiz – Hinduism Quiz 3

Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As the god of beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rites and ceremonies. He is also invoked as patron of letters and learning during writing sessions.Several texts relate mythological anecdotes associated with his birth and exploits…

Hinduism Quiz 2

The religion of huge diversity, that its fundamentals pass on over a large number of texts. This spiritual text of Hindus encompasses an extremely large ensemble. The main scriptures are the four Vedas called Rig-Veda, Yajur Veda, Sâma-Veda, and Atharva-Veda. These concentrate not only on rituals, Upanishads, and Puranas toss light on mythological accounts, spiritual…