Ramayan is one of the great Hindu epics. It is ascribed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu literature .The Ramayana consists of 24,000 verses in seven kand .it tells the story of Bhagwan shri Ram. Ascetic Valmiki enquired of Narada, preeminent among the sages ever engaged in the…
The Rigveda – oldest existing script in Indian Mythology
The Rigveda is the oldest existing script in Indian Mythology. Rigveda is the basis of all other Vedas and it contains of a vast variety of Ode, some of which date back to almost 2000 B.C. The Rig Veda is the oldest book in Sanskrit or any other Indo-European language in the world The Vedas are a…
The Epics of India
Mahabharata : The Mahabharata is the longest Sanskrit epic ever written, It has a collection of more than 74,000 verses, they are divided into 18 books. The Mahabharata story is much revered in India and basically among the Hindus. The Mahabharata contains the Bhagawad Gita, the famous gospel of duty that was taught to the great…
The NAMASTE – “Sanskrit greeting”
Namaste or namaskar is used as a respectful form of greeting, acknowledging and welcoming a relative, guest or stranger.
Kusha grass is a special type of grass which is used in Hindu rituals for purificatory process. This grass is wore as the ring in the ring finger of the person who is performing the rituals. There are legends as well as scientific explorations on this grass. Read on to know more about Kusha grass.
The Renukaji temple
The Renuka Lake or Temple (672 m) is regarded as the embodiment of Renukaji, the wife of the sage Jamadagini and the mother of Parshurama – one of the ten `Avatars` of Lord Vishnu. Shaped like the profile of a woman, the lake has the circumference of 2.5 km and is the largest in Himachal.
Shringi rishi temple
Shringi Rishi Temple has a typical Himachali architecture and the state being good old Himachal, beauty is guaranteed. It is the kind of place you visit to calm yourself when you just can’t take things anymore. This is where you come when you just want to get away and let God take the wheel from your hands.
The vashisht temple
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