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Hinduism is the World’s most sacred and the oldest religion. Hinduism is a way of life and is often called as the eternal law beyond human origins. Learn all about Hinduism, the rituals, how to perform puja, know about the temples and Hindu Gods and more.

Why Ganga is considered as a Holy River? – History, Origin, Rituals and Places...

The GANGA, our national river is the largest river of Indian sub-continent, flowing east through the Gangetic Plains of Northern India into Bangladesh. The GANGA starts from western Himalayas in Uttarakhand. It is worshiped at various places such as Haridwar, Allahabad and Varanasi as it is said that Goddess...

The Story of Maharishi Dadhichi

Dadhichi, also known as Dadhyancha, is an important character in Hindu mythology. He was one of the greatest devotees of Lord Shiva. It is believed that after Shiva had been separated from Shakti, he had kept himself all alone in a jungle and on an annual festival of Maha...

What did Ravana say to Lord Rama while dying?

The article is presented into two parts. One part is taken from Original version of Valmiki Ramayana the second one is based on other versions of Ramayana.  You need to know that in South Asian continent we have more than 300 different types of Ramayanas. Even Sri Lanka has their own...

A Collection of 7 stories of Lord Krishna

Lord Krishna and Arishthasura One day, a massive bull came to Vrindavan and started attacking the people. Nobody knew where it came from, and everyone started running helter-skelter to save their lives. They then came to Krishna to ask for his help. When Krishna came face to face with the bull,...

10 Hindu Dieties that everyone should know before they take a pilgrimage to India

Are you planning a pilgrimage to the birthplace of yoga? If so, then congratulations on taking steps towards what will undoubtedly be a life-changing experience! Before you begin your sacred journey to India, it’s important to remember that the practice of yoga is the gift of ancient Hindus. And while...

This is how J.R.D.Tata inspired Dilip Kumar

Legendary actor Yusuf Khan known by the name of Dilip Kumar in Bollywood shared an incident of his life that gave him the inspiration of being humble no matter how successful and how big you are. After knowing about this incident I felt overwhelmed. I am writing this article...

20 Quotes from the Ancient Hindu Scriptures

Most humbly we bow to You, O Supreme Lord. At Your command moves the mighty wheel of time. You are eternal, and beyond eternity. (Artharva Veda) The one who loves all intensely begins perceiving in all living beings a part of himself. He becomes a lover of all, a part and parcel of the Universal Joy. He flows...

Learn All About The Dashavatara’s of Lord Vishnu

It is said that Lord Vishnu incarnates on earth from time to time to eradicate evil forces and to restore Dharma. Dashavatara is a sanskrit word which refers to ten avatars of Lord Vishnu. Four of Lord Vishnu's Avatars are in the form of animals. The first four avatars of Lord...

Janamasthami – Why Is It Celebrated & What Is It’s Importance

Janmashtami is a religious festival of Hindus. Janamasthami is also famous as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti and Sree Jayanti. Janamasthami is celebrated in India as birthday of Lord Krishna. Krishna was the eighth Avatar of Lord Vishnu. Janamasthami is celebrated in the month of August or September. According to...

A Collection of 5 stories related to Lord Krishna

Krishna and the Witch Putana Krishna’s uncle Kansa was desperate to kill him, so he told a witch called Putana to go ahead with the task. The witch dressed up as a beautiful woman and flew to Krishna’s nursery. She had smeared poison on her nipples and offered to feed Krishna...

What is Ram Navami and how is it celebrated?

Every year, the followers of Vedic culture celebrate two Navratris – Chaitra Navratri and Sharadiya Navratri. Both festivals are equally revered by people but Chaitra Navratri is special because the ninth day attributed to Devi Siddhidatri is the auspicious day when Lord Ramchandra made his descent on earth. Lord Ramchandra...

What is Veda? What are the various forms of Veda?

Veda is a Sanskrit word from the root, vid, meaning “to know." Thus, veda means "knowledge" or "wisdom." The Vedas are the most ancient Hindu and yogic texts. Written in Sanskrit, they are considered to have no author. Rather, it is believed that the texts were revealed to the ancient...

How To Worship Lord Shiva – 10+5 Tips To Follow For Sure

Lord Shiva or Shiv Shankar or Bholenath, is regarded as the supreme, the most divine amongst all the gods in Hinduism. This is the reason he is also called as 'Maha Dev' which simply means the Greatest God. According to Hinduism, Lord Shiva was not born. Also, he doesn't need...

When Shri Hanuman Refused To Obey Lord Rama

Lord Hanuman was morose after the coronation ceremony. He sat in the corner, meditating on Lord Rama with closed eyes. Tears were flowing incessantly from his eyes. Sita Ji noticed and informed Lord Rama at once about it. Rama went near to Hanuman and said, “I couldn’t give you anything...

How did Vasudev saved Krishna’s life?

Krishna was born in the form of Vishnu, and his parents prayed that he would turn into an ordinary baby so they could hide him from Kansa. The Lord advised his father to take him to Vrindavan and exchange him with a new-born baby girl. Then, magically, the guards...

Who were the parents of Lord Krishna and how was he born?

The Story of Krishna’s Parents A long time ago, there was a King named Ugrasen, who had two children – a son named Kansa and a daughter named Devaki. Devaki was a gentle person, but Kansa was evil. When he grew up, he put his father in jail and took...

This miracle is the real killer of fats! Only 1 spoon and goodbye to...

Excess weight is not only an an aesthetic drawback. It can also result in the development of diabetes, heart problems, joint pain, liver problem and so on. How to get rid of excess weight easily? Everyone wants to do it the easy way. So here we share with you an...

Traveling To India? Learn How To Translate English to Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu...

Are you planning to Travel to the land of Gods, India? If yes is your answer then you need to learn the local language. And no, there is not one language to learn! Just like the many Gods we worship in India, there are many languages too. I know...