The meaning and importance of Shivlinga

What is Shivlinga? Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of linga from ancient times. Lord Shiva is one of the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh and even considered to be supreme lord. He has been worshipped by various devtas (gods) in Hindu mythology and by Vishnu Dashavatara’s. The Lingam symbolizes both the creative […]

Nidhi van at Vrindavan

Nidhi Van – A mysterious place   Nidhi van is the most mysterious and sacred place in vrindavan. Nidhi van is covered with small tree which are known as Vanatulsi. Swami Haridas,a divine saint was a great devotee of lord Krishna (Banke Bihari). ¬†As a result of swami Haridasa’s hard penance and spiritual aspiration, Lord […]

Bali and Sugriva – Ramayana

In the Ramayana, two monkey brothers are mentioned with importance. In fact, a complete chapter is devoted with the name of Kishkindha kand on them. The interesting story of these two brothers is as following. Birth of Sugriva and Bali  Once Brahma threw smear from his eyes and a monkey Riksharaj appeared from the smear. He […]

Ramayana facts

Ramayana is one of the most riveting epics from India. This story of Lord Rama has been told and retold in several languages from ancient India and is still relevant. The Ramayana is not only the story of Rama, but this is also a story of other people. For instance, Lakshman, Bharat and Hanuman. We […]

Mahabharata – Unknown facts

In Indian mythology, we find mention of stories which are not only interesting, but also serve a message/ purpose. Mahabharata is one such epic, where we find these types of topics in abundance. Here are seven captivating stories from the epic Mahabharata from Indian mythology. Arjuna as an eunuch In Indralok, Arjuna was propositioned by […]