Tragic facts – Karna

Parshurama sleeping in Karna's lap

Karna, the most virtuous warrior from Mahabharata was the eldest son of Kunti. He was born with blessings of Lord Surya before Kunti was wedded, so Kunti did not raised him. He, being the eldest and most deserving, had to live his life in obscurity. The only fault was his timing of birth, where he had no control over. Read some of the fate’s cruelty imparted to him.

Seven important rituals of Hindu religion

Seven Important Hindu Rituals We are presenting another series of Hindu Rituals which explain the importance of these rituals. Their observance brings great luck and happiness to devotees. Importance of Deepa The deepa or diya is lit on all auspicious occasion, festivals even in daily puja. Deepa is lighted in front of deities. In some … Read more

Seven Unknown facts about religious rituals

Lotus plant - A symbol of purity

Unknown, untold facts about religious rituals There are many things which we do without questioning, why? Because we have seen others doing it. This becomes a practice or rather a rule.  Probably, we are scared that if  these things are not performed as it is always done we may face something wrong or we do not care … Read more

Seven sacred plants and trees for Hindus

Lotus plant - A symbol of purity

Seven Sacred plants and trees and their importance We all know that we are dependent on plants and trees for our survival, or in other words we can’t survive without them. Though modern man makes strident effort to conquer nature, but this is well known that Hinduism has always given importance to nature. These days, … Read more

Seven little known facts about Arjuna

Drona providing knowledge of Brahmastra to Arjuna

Arjuna, the gifted archer of his times, has struggled and humbled few times. Being a good disciple, he had the liking of his Guru and Lord Krishna, which provided him invaluable edge. Presented here are some of the lesser knows stories of Arjuna. Arjuna’s son sacrificed himself before Kurukshetra war Iravan, was the son of … Read more

Seven great warriors and how they died in mahabharata – in pictures

Death of various great warriors in Mahabharata war   Mahabharata was was fought over for eighteen days. The major part saw the prowess of Bhishma. He was on the verge of decimating pandavas army single-handedly, before Shikhandi came to the rescue of Pandavas. Following is a brief on how the great warriors were neutralized and … Read more