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Subhashitah 10

As is the seed, so are the leaves of that tree.

Subhashitah 9

Yaha kriyaavaan saha panditaha One who exerts effort is a learned man

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Indus Civilization 8,000 years old, not 5,500

It may be time to rewrite history textbooks. Scientists from IIT-Kharagpur and ASI

Heritage-listed Shri Ganesha Hindu temple in Oaklands Park gets green light for $420,000 expansion

THE Shri Ganesha Temple in Oaklands Park has been given the go-ahead to start

Using leftover water from glasses saves 45000 litres per month

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Swami Sivananda Saraswati

Swami Sivananda, the founder of Divine Life Society, was one of the greatest


Tijara Jain Temples, Rajasthan

The Tijara Jain temple is located in the hill town of Tijara in the Alwar

Sonagiri Jain Teerth, Madhya Pradesh

Sonagiri Jain temples where Sonagiri literally means ‘golden peak’

Shri Mahavirji Tirth, Rajasthan

Shri Mahavirji Atishaya Kshetra is a famous Jain place of pilgrimage

Shravanabelagola (Karnataka)

Shravanabelagola is 158 kms from Bangalore located near Chennarayapatna

Rituals & Practices

Devotional Rituals

Hinduism has hundreds of brief and elaborate rituals. Formerly, the mandir used to be

Why do we touch the steps of the temple before entering?

Most of the Indian homes have a prayer room or altar. It is considered as the abode of deities in the home.

Why do we offer Bilva patra to Shiva

Lord Shiva is the Supreme God of the whole Universe and Sanatan Dharma.

Shraadh – Rituals for departed souls

  As per traditions, an individual born in this world has to fulfill three ruinas or debts. They are as follows: o   DeavaRuina- It is the debt towards the Almighty

Vedic Culture

Aaditya Hridayam – Soorya Namaskaara

‘Asaavaadityo Brahma’ (This Sun is Brahma, Paramaatmaa).  Thus declares the worshipper of

Daily prayers


Om jai Jagdish hare

Aum Jaya Jagadish Hare, Swami Jaya Jagadish Hare,

Bija Mantra

A Bija-Akshara is a seed-letter. It is a very powerful Mantra.



Shravasthi(in Sanskrit) or Savatthi(in Pali) was the capital of the kingdom of Kosala


Sarnath or Saranganath is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage


Guru Angad Dev ji

The great Guru Angad Dev was born at Harike in Ferozepur district, Punjab.

Harminder Sahib – Amritsar

Shri Harmandir Sahib Amritsar commonly known as the Golden Temple is the most famous holy place of the Sikhs.

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