Spirituality in India

Spirituality and mystical charm have always drawn people from all over the world to India. As the world becomes increasingly capitalistic and materialist, the quest and urgency for spirituality grows more and more

Shiva – Who is he – What does Shiva look like?

Shiva - Who is he - What does Shiva look like?

Who is Shiva? Shiva is the third god in the Hindu triumvirate. 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 Vishnu. Brahma is the creator of the universe while Vishnu is the preserver of it. Shiva’s role is to destroy the universe in …

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Different Names of Lord Ganesha

Different Names of Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha is considered as the remover of obstacles and the lord of beginnings. Shri Ganesh is one of the most popular gods among the followers of Hindu religion especially Maharashtra, India. Ganesha is also known as the Elephant God. Lord Ganesha is the primary god, one who is worshiped at the beginning of any propitious event. Ganesha is the …

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Lord Ganesha: Most Worshiped Hindu God

Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha (गणेश), also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Binayak, is one of the best-known and most worshiped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Nepal. Hindu sects worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists. Characteristics: Knowledge, Eradicator of obstacles. Other Names: …

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Lord Krishna: Eighth Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Lord Krishna: Hindu God

Lord Krishna: Hindu God Characteristics: Strength, Beauty, Knowledge, Opulence Other Names: Kanhaiya, Gopal, Keshava, Kanha Principal Scriptures: Mahabharata, Bhagawad Gita, Vishnu Purana, Bhagavata Purana Mula Mantra: Om Kleem Krishnaya Namah Krishna Gayatri Mantra: Om Daamodharayae Vidmahee Rukmani Vallabhaye Dheemahee Tanno Krishna Prachodayaath Consort: Rukmini ji Lord Krishna is one of the most popular and worshiped deities of the Hindu religion. Krishna …

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Hanuman Mantra: Hanuman Vandana and Stuti

Hanuman Mantra

Lord Hanuman is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Shri Hanuman is the epitome of sincere devotion and dedication, being a great disciple of Lord Rama. Sri Hanuman is a celibate god, who represents strength, divinity, courage and devotion. Hanuman is worshiped by people to attain knowledge, wisdom, strength and valor. Lord Hanuman Mantra becomes part of prayers …

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Lord Hanuman: Hindu God of Strength, Divinity

Lord Hanuman: Hindu God

Characteristics: Strength, Divinity and Quick Wits Other Names: Pawanputra, Marutinandan, Bajrangbali, Anjaniputra Principal Scriptures: Ramayana, Shiva Mahapurana Mula Mantra: Om Shri Hanumate Namah Hanuman Gayatri Mantra: Aum Anjaneyaye Vidmahe Mahabalaye Dheemahi Tanno Hanumat Prachodayat Hanuman is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva. Shri Hanuman, a great disciple of Sri Rama, is the symbol of devotion and dedication. …

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Different Names of Shiva: Spirituality in Hinduism

Different Names of Shiva: Hindu God

Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer of the Universe as per the Hindu Mythology. Shiva is one of the most popular gods of the Hindus. Lord Shiva is a complex god like Goddess Kali, being destroyer and restorer at the same time. Shiva is also known as Bhole Shankar, the innocent god, who gets appeased easily. Shiv Shambhu is …

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Lord Shiva: Most Popular Hindu God

Lord Shiva - Hindu God

Shiva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism. Lord Shiva or Siva is considered as the destroyer of the world. Shiva is one of the most popular gods of the Hindu religion. Lord Siva forms the part of the Trimurti (Trinity), the other being Brahma, …

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Saraswati: Hindu Goddess of Knowledge, Music, Art, Wisdom, Nature

Saraswati: Hindu Goddess

Characteristics: Knowledge Other Names: Vaagdevi, Sharda Consort: Lord Brahma Vehicle (Vahana): Swan Mula Mantra: “Om Aim Saraswatyai Namah” OR “Om Sum Saraswathaye Namah” Saraswati Gayatri Mantra: Aum Saraswatye Cha Vidmahe Brahmaputriye Cha Dheemahi Tanno Saraswati Prachodayat Goddess Saraswati is the Goddess of arts, music, knowledge, and wisdom. Saraswati is considered as the divine consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator of the universe. …

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सभी नदियां समुंद्र में ही जाकर गिरती हैं: विवेकानन्द

Swami Vivekananda

मुंशी फैज अली ने स्वामी विवेकानन्द से पूछा: “स्वामी जी हमें बताया गया है कि अल्लहा एक ही है। यदि वह एक ही है, तो फिर संसार उसी ने बनाया होगा?”स्वामी जी बोले, “सत्य है।”मुंशी जी बोले, “तो फिर इतने प्रकार के मनुष्य क्यों बनाये। जैसे कि हिन्दु, मुसलमान, सिख्ख, ईसाइ और सभी को अलग-अलग धार्मिक ग्रंथ भी दिये। एक …

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