On the 13th lunar day (Trayodashi Tithi) of Krishna Paksha or Dark Fortnight, Dhanteras, also called Dhanavantri Trayodashi and Dhanatrayodashi, is celebrated in India. People worship ‘wealth’, which enables their lives to progress. According to the Shrisukta, the Earth, Water, Air, Fire, and Sun are… Read More »Why we celebrate Dhanteras?
The valley encountered many rivers like Vishwamitra, Iravati, Parushni, Chandrabhaga, Apaga, Devika, Tausi, and Uraddha. However, it was later after the emergence of Hari Parvat that Kashmir formed after the name of ‘Rishi Kashyapa.’ Further, the Nilamat and Rajatarangini Puran states that the first king… Read More »Ancient Unknown Facts about Kashmir
Vishnu Puran said to be written around 1000 BCE ago (at least 3000 years old or maybe much more) that came to be known as the intellectual Vyasa. On the other hand, Charles Darwin proposed the Theory Of Evolution in 1859 ( less than 200… Read More »Vishnu Puran – Theory of Evolution
Raksha Bandhan is an auspicious festival celebrated throughout India. This festival focuses on the pure bond that a brother shares with her sister. There are many mythological and historical tales associated with this festival. Celebrated on Purnima or full moon day in the month of… Read More »Interesting Things about Raksha Bandhan
Lord Krishna is the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and is one of the major deities in Sanatan Dharma. A great exponent of the holy book Bhagavad Gita, Shri Krishna is one of the most powerful and charismatic incarnations of Vishnu. He is worshipped and… Read More »10 interesting facts about Lord Krishna
The Hindu Vedic texts and mythologies believe that the present universe destined to pass through four great eras, each of which is a complete cycle of cosmos and destruction. Hindu mythology deals with large numbers that are impossible to imagine. Hindus believe in the process… Read More »4 Yugas of Sanatan Dharma
The food we eat nourishes our body, but there is much more than nourishment. Our Vedic scriptures distinguish food into three categories based on its effect on our body on the physical and mental levels. Understanding the food we intake is necessary to ensure it… Read More »Vedic Distribution of Food: Rajasic, Sattvic, Tamasic
What is ‘Maya’ in Hinduism? A question with no simple explanation, although scholars have studied it for ages and identified texts talking about ‘maya’ in ancient scriptures of Hinduism. Some believe it is an ability wielded by God to form the mortal world, while others… Read More »What is Maya in Sanatan Dharma?
shment. Our Vedic scriptures distinguish food into three categories based on its effect on our body on the physical and mental levels. Understanding the food we intake is necessary to ensure it benefits our body.