Yoga – spiritual and ascetic discipline

Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and rela… Source: Yoga – spiritual and ascetic discipline

Om Namah Shivaya

The Om Namah Shivaya mantra or chant consists of six syllables – om, na, mah, shi, vaa, ya. When chanted properly, each syllable activates certain energy centers within our bodies as we medit… Source: Om Namah Shivaya

Statue of God – The sadhu

India is the Land of Gods, and we see and serve to god in the form of sadhu…. The Sadhu usually wears on his forehead the three lines of the god’s trident drawn in ash or sandalwood paste whi… Source: Statue of God – The sadhu

The Mahamrityunjaya – Victory from death

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is one among the finest Mantra’s in Indian Mythology and Spirituality belongs to Lord Shiva. त्रयम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् । उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् म्रुत्योर्मुक्षिय मामृतात् ॥ Source: The Mahamrityunjaya – Victory from death

The Ganesha – Lord of Good Fortune

Ganesh is one of the best known and loved deities in the Hindu pantheon of gods, and indeed is the most recognized of the Hindu gods outside of India.  But who is this elephant headed fellow, and w… Source: The Ganesha – Lord of Good Fortune

lord of the cremation – Shiva

Shiva, the third god of the Hindu triad, has three eyes, the third one (between the eyebrows) being usually closed, except at the time of destruction of things. He wears long hair, supports the hol… Source: lord of the cremation – Shiva

The Manu Temple

Manu Temple is located in old Manali, at a distance of three kilometers from the main market. The temple is dedicated to the Indian sage Manu, who is said to be the creator of the world and the wri… Source: The Manu Temple

The Radha-Krishna – love legend of all times

The Radha-Krishna amour is a love legend of all times. It’s indeed hard to miss the many legends and paintings illustrating Krishna’s love affairs, of which the Radha-Krishna affair is …Read More…. Source: The Radha-Krishna – love legend of all times

River Ganga – India’s National River

The origin of river Ganges lies at the height of 13,800 feet in the mountain ranges of Himalayas, in Tehri Garhwal, near Gangotri. It begins high in the Himalayas as a pair of head streams. It begi… Source: River Ganga – India’s National River

Bhasma – Vedic chemistry

Bhasma in Ayurveda has been defined as a substance obtained by calcination. Bhasma is a calcined preparation in which the gem or metal is converted into ash. Gems or metals are purified to remove Read More…. Source: Bhasma – Vedic chemistry

The pursuit of moksha

In the classical, Sanskrit literature of the Hindu tradition, becoming a sadhu is described as the fourth stage of life after having lived as a student, householder (where one is married and raises… Source: The pursuit of moksha

The golden Sparrow – religious India

Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. It also exists among significant populations outside of the sub continent and has over 900 million adherents worldwide.Unlike most other religions, Hinduism has no single founder, no single scripture, and no commonly agreed set of teachings. Source: The golden Sparrow – religious…

The Eternal self

Atman means ‘eternal self’. The atman refers to the real self beyond ego or false self. It is often referred to as ‘spirit’ or ‘soul’ and indicates our true self… Read More..Source: The Eternal self Source: The Eternal self

Universal law – Dharma

Dharma is an important term in Indian religions. In Hinduism it means ‘duty’, ‘virtue’, ‘morality’, even ‘religion’ and it refers to the power which …Read More.. Source: Universal law – Dharma

Dharma shastras

Hinduism developed a doctrine that life has different goals according to a person’s stage of life and position. These goals became codified in the ‘goals of a person’ or ‘hu… Source: Dharma shastras

Hindu triumvirate

Shiva is the third god in the Hindu triumvirate. The triumvirate consists of three gods who are responsible for the creation, upkeep and destruction of the world. The other two gods are Brahma and … Source: Hindu triumvirate

Manifestations of Brahman

Brahman is a Sanskrit word which refers to a transcendent power beyond the universe. As such, it is sometimes translated as ‘God’ although the two concepts are not identical. Brahman is… Source: Manifestations of Brahman