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The Char Dham Yatra Significance

The Char Dham Yatra Significance The Char Dham Yatra is a pilgrimage done by Hindus visiting four of the most sacred sites in Hinduism: Badrinath in the North Rameswaram in the South Dwarka in the West Jagannath Puri in the East It is of major significance as it symbolises the four yugas (ages) of Hinduism, as well as the four …

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Is Buddha A Vishnu Avatar?

Is Buddha A Vishnu Avatar? Regular readers will know that we have been writing about Lord Vishnu’s incarnations, known as Dashavatar, by dedicating a separate written piece to each one. You can read about them here. There is a lot of debate and controversy over who was Vishnu’s 9th avatar. Some oppose the idea that it was Buddha, as he himself …

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Vishwakarma, God of Architecture

Vishwakarma God of Architecture Vishwakarma, god of architecture and engineering according to Hinduism was one of the very early manifestations to appear of the supreme God, Prarbrahman. True to his name, which translates to English as “All-accomplishing maker of all” he is thought to have been the architect that designed the universe. As written in the Mahabharata: The lord of the …

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Shri Durga Aarti – Jai Ambe Gauri Lyrics

Shri Durga Aarti – Jai Ambe Gauri Lyrics Shri Durga Aarti – Jai Ambe Gauri Lyrics. This is the aarti, or hymn, that is dedicated to goddess Durga, the supreme goddess of Shaktism and Hinduism. The Devi Gita, declares her to be the greatest Goddess. Thus, she is considered the supreme goddess and primary deity in Shaktism, occupying a place …

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Why Is Holi Celebrated?

Why Is Holi Celebrated? Holi, the Hindu festival of colours has been growing increasingly popular amongst Asians and non-Asians alike, all around the world. But why is Holi celebrated? And how is it celebrated? Why Holi Is Celebrated Holi starts with a bonfire night, on the evening before Holi itself. This goes back to the story of Vishnu’s Narasimha avatar. Narasimha …

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The Origin Of Murugan – The Boy Wonder

The Origin Of Murugan Murugan, also known by the name Kartikeya, is the son of Shiva and Parvati and brother of Ganesh. It’s not an easy job to explain the origin of Murugan, because each and every source you look at has a different tale or a different version of events. Murugan is referred to as the son of Indra …

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Achyutam Keshavam Bhajan Lyrics

Achyutam Keshavam Bhajan Lyrics Achyutam Keshavam Bhajan Video Achyutam Keshavam Bhajan Lyrics In Hindi & Translation in English The first couple of verses are repeated throughout this bhajan: “Achyutam Keshavam Krishna Damodaram Rama Naraynam Janaki Vallabham” These are some of the many different names for Shri Krishna and Lord Vishnu. Reciting these names over and over increases your closeness and devotion to Vishnu. …

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If You Live On This Earth, You NEED To Watch This Video

In just a few minutes you will see Earth’s beauty and destruction in one sweeping, beautiful, epic video. Free Ebook: 11 Mantras & Their English TranslationsEnter your email address and get instant access - for free! I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information ) We respect your privacy and you will never be spammed

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Shri Krishna Leela Stories – Vishnu’s 8th Avatar

Shri Krishna Leela Stories – Vishnu’s 8th Avatar There is no way to fit the entirety of all the Shri Krishna Leela Stories into one single article. There is just so much to cover, so much to say, so much to learn from Lord Krishna’s time on Earth. From birth in Mathura, to upbringing in Gokul and Vrindavan, to establishing his …

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The Story Of Ardhanarishvara

The Story Of Ardhanarishvara The story of Ardhanarishvara is the representation of Shiva & his consort Parvati, combined as a single entity, showing how male and female are inseparable. Ardhanarishvara Imagery Ardhanarishvara, as a composite of Shiva and Parvati is usually shown as a single entity, split down the middle, with the right half being Shiva and the left half …

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Durga Chalisa Lyrics In Hindi, English And Meaning

Durga Chalisa Lyrics In Hindi, English And Meaning Durga Chalisa is a 40 verse (hence the name ‘chalisa’) song that is sung in praise of Goddess Durga’s beauty, strength and courage. It is said that chanting this chalisa with full devotion can bring prosperity and auspiciousness into your home and family. Durga Chalisa Lyrics 1. Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karni, Namo Namo Ambe …

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Lingaraj Temple – One of the Finest “Purely Hindu” temples

Lingaraj Temple Towering over the city of Bhubaneshwar in the Eastern Indian state of Odisha, is the Lingaraj temple. The temple complex is over 1100 years old, covers an area more than 250,000 square feet and rises 180 feet into the sky. It is Bhubaneshwar’s main landmark and best-known tourist attraction as well. History Of Lingaraj Temple The temple’s name, …

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Vishnu’s Rama Avatar & Ramayana Summary

Vishnu’s Rama Avatar & Ramayana Summary Possibly one of the best known Hindu deities, it is difficult to summarise the role of Rama and the epic Ramayana in just one article, but I will do my best! So here is my Ramayana summary! The Story of the Ramayana The story of the Ramayana starts in the heavens. Mother Earth, Bhumidevi, …

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4 Miracles Of Shirdi Sai Baba

Any followers of this website will know that I am a loyal devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba, and while my family has always been devoted, in my case it only happened after a spiritual experience on a trip to Shirdi. I will write about my own personal experience another time but for now I wanted to focus on some of the …

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Virabhadra Story – How Lord Shiva Killed His Father In Law

The Virabhadra Story The Virabhadra story is heavily linked to the marriage of Lord Shiva to Sati and the Daksha Yaga. There are a few parts to this story, so we have tried to keep it as simple as possible so that it is concise and easy to understand. Daksha And His Daughter Sati Daksha was the son of Brahma …

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