Hindu Lifestyle

History of spices

Spices are an important part of agricultural commodities. Some are used in perfumery, beverages, pharmaceutical

Rani Chennamma of Kittur

Rani Chennamma was born in the small village of Kakati in Belgaum in the state of Karnataka in the year 1778.

Mother Sarada Devi

She was the spiritual counterpart and wife of the nineteenth-century mystic saint of Bengal Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

Spiritual Gurus

Bhakta Prahalad

Acquainting oneself with the glories of the Lord gives peace of mind according to the Bhagavata Purana.

Avadayakkal

Avadayakkal or Avadai was born at Shenkottai in South India to a pious Saiva Vadama couple

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Palitana temple

The Palitana Temples of Gujarat are located in the Shatrunjay(which is said to have 108 names) hills in the city of

Lal Mandir Jain Temple

The Lal Mandir Jain Temple is the oldest Jain temple in Delhi built in 1658 and is directly across the Red

Kundalpur Jain Teerth, Bihar

Kundalpur is a famous pilgrim centre of Jainism and is located in the Nalanda district of Bihar.

Kulpakji Jain temple Nalgonda A.P.

The Kolanupaka temple or Kulpakji Jain temple in the village of Kolanupaka in Nalgonda district Andhra Pradesh

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

HYMNS TO BE RECITED EVERYDAY          Wake

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.

Modern India

HIMALAYAN INSTITUTE

The Himalayan Institute is a premier training institute for Yoga

BHAKTIVEDANTA INSTITUTE

Bhaktivedanta Institute is a non-profit establishment which offers specialized

BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY (BHU)

Banaras Hindu University has been persistently ranked amongst the top

ASSOCIATION OF VEDIC SCIENCES

Association of Vedic Sciences offers services and guidance in the

Buddhism

Shravasthi

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

Sarnath

Sarnath or Saranganath is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage

Sikhism

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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