Bhasmasura and Mohini

Lord Vishnu’s eleventh avatar

 Lord Vishnu's eleventh avatar The dashavatara's for Lord Vishnu are widely written and discussed, but there is one more aspect of Lord Vishnu, which has helped…

Festivals celebrated by Muslims

Muslim festivals Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Zuha are the most important events observed by Muslims. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, and is a festival…

Shikhandi – The determined

Shikhandi - The determined As we know, every character in the Mahabharata is found to be serving a purpose, for the fulfillment of bigger goal, victory…
Panchkanya

Panchkanya

[quote]Daily remembering the five maidens great,Ahalya, Draupadhi, Kunti,Thara and Mandodari will destroy the greatest sins[/quote] In Hindu mythology, panchkanyas have been given special importance. These are…

Clever Ganesha and Sage Gautam

Ganesha - The Rescuer When Bhagiratha brought Ganga from Lord Shiva’s hair, some part of Ganga remained with him. Parvati, being the consort of Shiva, didn’t…
Bali and Sugriva – Ramayana

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…

Sankat Mochan temple (mandir)

Sankat Mochan Temple The Sankat Mochan mandir is situated in the holy city of Varanasi. The legend is that this temple was established by Tulsidas, the…
Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath – Jyotirlinga

Kedarnath temple One of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to the Lord Shiva and is located on the near Mandakini river. Here, Shiva lingam is pyramid shaped and hence is unique among…