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 demon Tarakasur. Before he was born, Paravati performed severe austerities so that he would have extraordinary skills and strength. He was born
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 powers. Some like Agni (fire), Surya (sun) were useful for them and some were not eg. Darkness(अंधकार). Human beings came
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’, while ‘Dhyanam’ stands for ‘Concentration’. All the devatas are considered as the manifestations of the Supreme Brahman (Godhead). Again, the
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 Seen and the Unseen, The Manifest and the Unmanifest, The Purusha (Divine entity) and the Prakriti (Nature, Divine Energy). He
Ganesh : 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 remove all the obstacles always from all my works. Ganapati is one of the most popular Hindu deities.
Contents · Introduction · Origin of Dattatreya · Birth of Dattatreya · Legend · Appearance of Dattatreya · Significance of Symbols · 24 Gurus of Dattatreya · Books on Dattatreya · Temples of Dattatreya · Datta Jayanthi · Shloka · Conclusion Introduction The core of Hinduism lies in the principle