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What is Vasthu? Many people dismiss Vasthu as a waste of time and…
In this post we dwell upon the historical, religious, and cultural evidence of…
In today’s post let us see the significance of the auspicious mango leaves. Why are mango leaves considered auspicious in Hinduism?
Holi is an ancient festival of India and it was initially referred to as ‘Holika’. In spite of being such a colorful festival, there are various aspects
In today’s post let us see why we offer food to the crows, it is a general belief among us that the crows symbolizes the Pitri, Pithrukal or Pitra.
Mahashivarathri is the most important festival for the devotees of God Shiva. According to Hindu mythology, a devotee who performs sincere worship
In today’s post lets see why do we offer food to God before eating it and later share it as prasaada or prasaadam (a holy gift from the God).
In this post, we are going to discuss about the “Kalasha”. What is a kalasha? A copper, brass or mud pot, which is filled with water.
Aarti is a ritual followed in Hinduism; it is practiced during the puja in North India and towards the end in South India.
The maiden ritual to begin any propitious task or a journey, people break coconuts to gain Lord Ganesha’s favor.
Tulsi is the sacred herb, which is used to worship the deities in the temple.
Science is here to explain why we fast on Vaikunta Ekadasi day. That’s right!
There is an interesting story about why we can’t eat rice on Vaikunta Ekadasi. Read on..
‘Vastu’ which means ‘housing of the Gods’, has an interesting story behind it.
Commonly known as pradakshina (circumambulation) this Sanksrit word means ‘moving around a sacred object for a good cause’.
Karnavedha, or the ear-piercing ceremony, is a Hindu tradition that is being followed since ages.