Kamdhenu | Samudra Manthan | Cow | Sanatan Dharma | Hinduism India is a country that has never considered a cow as an animal but as a mother. Our Rishi Munis have mentioned the cow as a mother of the world because they feed a… Read More »Kamdhenu: The sacred cow goddess
Ganga, one of the holy rivers of India, emerges from the Himalayas. People worship Ganges as a symbol of purification and forgiveness. She has also known as Makara and gets depicted as a beautiful lady. The Rig Veda (10.75) has mentioned the river Ganges as… Read More »Ganga Mata: How did river Ganga descent to Earth?
Vijaya, a medicinal herb stated in Ayurveda, has a vital mention in the Shiv Puran. It is one of the five sacred herbs. Several people must have heard about Vijaya as a natural drug substance, but our Rishi Munis praised the herb for its medicinal… Read More »Vijaya: The Kohinoor of herbs
Nataraja | Lord Shiva | Dance | Its Significance Dance is present in the cosmic waves. If you look closely at our dharma, you will observe that our gods express a lot through dancing. Dancing has an aspect of creation. Modern science uses different terminologies… Read More »Bhagwan Nataraja: The God of Cosmic Dance
Panch Kedar | Kedarnath | Kalpeshwar | Madhyamaheshwar | Rudranath | Tunganath Uttarakhand is known as the Devbhoomi, or Land of the Gods, since ancient times. It has been an abode to the gods and great sages of our ancient Bharat and truly is one… Read More »Panch Kedar- The 5 divine Shrines of Lord Shiva
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