Contents ·         Introduction ·         In Greek and Roman Tradition ·         Etymology ·         Iconography ·         Birth and Family ·         Agni and Kartikeya ·         Agni Nakshatra or Kruttika Nakshatra ·         In VedicRead More →

Contents ·           Introduction ·           Origin of Dattatreya ·           Birth of Dattatreya ·           Legend ·           Appearance of Dattatreya ·           Significance of Symbols ·           24 Gurus of Dattatreya ·           Books on DattatreyaRead More →

Introduction Vakratundamahakayasuryakotisamaprabha, nirvighnamkuru me deva sarvakaryeshusarvada. Praise be the lord God, having a twisted face, a huge body with the luster of crores of suns, I pray to thee, pleaseRead More →

Hinduism believes in the existence of one Supreme God ‘Paramatma’ but though God is one, He manifests himself in innumerable forms and is both the Reality and the Unreality, theRead More →

Introduction-  Concept of God in Vedic religion In early times, human beings faced many difficulties in their life caused mainly due to elements. This necessitated the need for propitiating naturalRead More →

कामदेव… [Sanaatan Cupid – God of Love]… कामदेव को हिंदू सनातन शास्त्रों में प्रेम, सौंदर्य और काम का देवता माना गया है… उनका स्वरूप युवा और आकर्षक है… वे विवाहितRead More →

Introduction  There are different stories about the origin of Kartikeya. The most popular story is “Tarakasur vadh”. According to legends Siva and Paravati gave birth to Kartikeya to destroy theRead More →

Introduction In the Vedic era, people worshipped nature and the Cosmic elements. Later on, they began worshipping deities who had distinct personalities and various aspects and formed the Saakar aspectRead More →

One of the most important deities in Hindu mythology is Vayu, the Wind God.Read More →

Among the Hindu pantheon of Gods, one of the most famous among them is Lord Balaji also known by his various names such as Srinivasa and Venkateshwara. He is said to be one of the most powerful Hindu Gods mentioned in the Puranas. Read More →

In the Sanatan Dharma or Hindu Dharma, the concept of devatas is multifarious. Broadly speaking there are two orders of devata worship amongst the Hindus.Read More →