The Vedic Puranas have the mentioning of the jyotirlingas. There are twelve Primary Jyotirlingas in total. Somnath Temple is the foremost and the oldest Jyotirlinga mentioned in the Skanda Puran, Shreemad Bhagavad, Shiv Puran, and many more. The Shiva Purana and the Dvādaśa Jyotirliṅga Stotram… Read More »Story Behind Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple
The word linga originates from Sanskrit Langauge, which means Symbol. The Agama text defines the literal meaning by breaking it into two pieces. “Ling” means to dissolve or destroy and, “Ga” means to emerge or create. The in-depth sense of shiva linga describes, we are… Read More »12 Jyotirlinga of Bhagwan Shiva
Do you know the meaning of the word Dharma? The word dharma means duty. And, when we say Sanatan Dharma, it means ‘eternal duty.’ Therefore, we feel it is necessary to understand the different duties mentioned in the Vedas. The Vedic principle states that every… Read More »Panch Mahayajnas: 5 Vital Duties of Vedas
Our Dharma believes that a person should follow sixteen sanskaras (sacraments or rituals) in its entire life to mark different stages of a human life cycle. Following these rituals lead to a passage of possessing Ashram (stage of life). Sanskara acts as a turning point,… Read More »What are the 16 Sanskars in Sanatan Dharma?
Ramayana is one of the two major epics in Sanatan Dharma. Mahabharat is the second one. These two together form the primary part of our Itihaas from the Treta and Dwaparyuga. There are ten primary Avatars of Bhagwan Vishnu that are also known as Dashavtara.… Read More »The 7 Kanda from the epic of Ramayana
You must have read some books or have heard from many yogis about Chakras. But, do you know what chakras are? How do they work? In the Sanskrit language, chakra means wheel. Here, the spiritual meaning of chakra is “a wheel of flowing energy” in… Read More »Chakras: What are the 7 chakras and where are they located?
Science lies even before technologies. Before Vedic scriptures, what were the sources of attaining Vedic science? People in the ancient period gain knowledge from their forefathers or gurus verbally. Sanatan Dharma explained the birth of a human even before modern science and technologies. Garud Puran… Read More »The Process of Reproduction explained in Garud Puran
Sanatan Dharma consists of sixteen rites and rituals to follow when you are alive. However, Antiyeshti is the last rite of a person after they die. The majority of religions in the world believe in burying their dead. Hindus believe in burning the dead body… Read More »Antiyeshti: Why last rites to be performed during daytime?
Lord Surya has a great significance in Sanatan Dharma. He is considered one of the most significant gods with exceptional capabilities and divine powers. Also, he is the principal source of light on earth and is a supporter of life. Apart from Sanatan dharma Lord… Read More »Why do we offer water to Lord Surya?
Ashta Siddhi are eight siddhis mentioned in our Vedic scriptures. The Scriptures also include the abilities gained by the seeker after the attainment of the Siddhis. The seeker needs to be very disciplined and learn to control the mind as it is not so easy… Read More »Ashta Siddhi-8 super powers mentioned in the Vedas