Contents · Introduction · In Greek and Roman Tradition · Etymology · Iconography · Birth and Family · Agni and Kartikeya · Agni Nakshatra or Kruttika Nakshatra · In Vedic
Contents · Introduction · Origin of Dattatreya · Birth of Dattatreya · Legend · Appearance of Dattatreya · Significance of Symbols · 24 Gurus of Dattatreya · Books on Dattatreya
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, please
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, the
Meaning of Devata Dhyanam Devata dhyanam literally means meditating and inviting devatas to the land by performing various types of yajnas. The term ‘Devata’ is the Devanagari translation for ‘Deity’,
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 natural
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 विवाहित
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 the
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 aspect
Surya is worshipped in many forms though the two most common forms are Arka and Mitra.
One of the most famous Gods of Kerala is Lord Ayyappa with the temple of Sabarimala being one of the most famous pilgrimage destinations in recent times.
One of the most important deities in Hindu mythology is Vayu, the Wind God.
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.
One of the Gods feared and respected by man is Lord Yama, the God of death.
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.