INTRODUCTION The Brahmapureeswarar Temple is situated in Thirupattur. It is believed that by visiting this temple our fate can by changed by the blessings of Lord Brahma. Once Lord Brahma has got pride that he was the ultimate Creator of the entire Universe. Lord Brahma thought that he has got more powers thanRead More →

Cocks In Hinduism

COCKS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Cocks are worshipful birds, and they are the divine vehicle of Bahuchara Mata, goddess of chastity and fertility, an incarnation of Mata Parvati, who is mostly worshipped by the Gujarati people. Bahuchara Mata is the mother goddess who helps the women during the times of theirRead More →

PARROT IN HINDUISM

  PARROT IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Parrots are lovely birds, and they are strongly associated with Hinduism. Lord Kamadeva also called as Manmadan and his vehicle is a parrot, the great Sukha Maharishi contains parrot head and Mata Meenakshi Amman at Madurai is holding a parrot in her right hand. ParrotsRead More →

Bear In Hinduism

BEAR IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Bears are also considered as sacred animals, since their ancestor is the great Jambavan, the king of bears. Jambavan was the mighty bear king, who was specially created by Lord Brahma, in order to help Lord Rama during the Treta Yuga. He lived in a caveRead More →

DOGS IN HINDUISM

DOGS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Dogs are worshipped in Hinduism, and they are considered as the vehicle of Lord Kalabhairava, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Dogs contain very good features and easily attached with anyone, and would serve faithfully to its master. It truthfully and honestly would serve his master, andRead More →

Pigeons In Hinduism

PIGEONS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Pigeons are considered as very sacred birds, and they are believed to be the divine vehicle of Mata Rati Devi, the consort of the love god Kama Deva. People would wear the pigeon pendants in their necklaces for quick marriages and for better prosperity in theirRead More →

BULL IN HINDUISM

BULL IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Bull is also called as Nandi and bulls are considered as an aspect of Lord Nandikeswarar, who is considered as the sacred vehicle, divine gate keeper and the divine attendant of Lord Shiva. He is also treated like the son of Lord Shiva, similar to VinayakaRead More →

BUFFALO IN HINDUISM

BUFFALO IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Buffalo is the divine vehicle of Lord Yama, the death god, who takes the lives of all the living beings in the earth after their death. Buffalos are worshipful animals, and cannot be killed for meat, since it would give lot of troubles to the killerRead More →

PIG IN HINDUISM

PIG IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Pigs are worshipful animals according to Hinduism, since pigs contain the features of Lord Varaha, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Once the demon, Hiranyaksha had thrown the earth into the ocean, and due to that, Lord Vishnu took the Varaha Avatar, and fought with the demon,Read More →

RHINOCEROS IN HINDUISM

RHINOCEROS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Rhinoceros is the divine vehicle of Mata Dhavdi, an incarnation of Mata Parvati Devi. There is a temple dedicated to Ma Dhavdi in Dhrangadhra, Gujarat. She holds Trishul and various other weapons in her three hands, and blesses us in one hand. Rhinoceros are considered as wild animals and mostlyRead More →

JACKAL IN HINDUISM

JACKAL IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Jackal is considered as the divine vehicle of Mata Chamunda, an incarnation of Mata Parvati Devi. In some pictures, Mata Kali also appears with her divine vehicle jackal. Jackals though are wild animals, but are considered as very clever animals, and they would mostly live inRead More →

IMPORTANCE OF RABBITS IN HINDUISM

IMPORTANCE OF RABBITS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Rabbits are lovely mammals and are considered as worshipful creatures. In the dwapara yuga, Lord Krishna loved rabbits, similar to cows, and showed his great affection on them. Rabbits are mentioned in ancient puranas and in holy texts, and they are considered as theRead More →

IMPORTANCE OF HORSE IN HINDUISM

IMPORTANCE OF HORSE IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION The Hindu tradition gives the horse a very important status, since horses contain great powers and shows loyalty and respects it master. Uchaisravas, a seven headed horse, is the first horse formed during the churning of the divine ocean, and Uchaisravas is considered as the forefather of all the horses.Read More →

Importance Of Lion And Tiger In Hinduism

IMPORTANCE OF LION AND TIGER IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Lions and tigers are wild animals, and they have the capacity to even attack a wild elephant. They are strongly related with Hinduism, and Lord Vishnu took the Narasimha Avatar, with the head of a lion, Mata Parvati is having the lionRead More →

IMPORTANCE OF EAGLE IN HINDUISM

IMPORTANCE OF EAGLE IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION In Hinduism, Garuda is a form of eagle and he is the king of birds. Eagles are mentioned in ancient Puranas and Hindu literature, and they are considered as mighty kings and warriors. Jatayu and Sambati are the two eagle brothers, and they are the sonsRead More →

IMPORTANCE OF CROW IN HINDUISM

IMPORTANCE OF CROW IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Crows are considered as sacred birds, and crow is the divine vehicle of the justice god Shani Dev. It is believed that during the time of death ceremony and other rituals performed to the departed souls, our ancestors are coming in the form ofRead More →

Deer In Hinduism

DEER IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Deers are very gentle and sattvic animals, which would usually live in the forests. They cannot be tamed or brought up by the people, since doing such is prohibited by the Wild life Act. Deers are mentioned in ancient Puranas, Vedas and other texts, and mostlyRead More →

SWANS IN HINDUISM

SWANS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Swans, also called as Hamsa, are considered as pious birds in Hinduism. According to legend, divine swans are believed to live in the Himalayan mountain ranges, and they contain spiritual powers, and they are the worshippers of Shiva and Parvati. In Manasarovar Lake, divine swans usedRead More →

SQUIRRELS IN HINDUISM

SQUIRRELS IN HINDUISM INTRODUCTION Squirrels are considered as sacred animals in India, and they are considered as worshipful creatures. They are fed with food items by the Hindus, similar to the feeding of crows, and they also helped Lord Rama during the time of building the bridge to reach the Lanka. MostRead More →