INTRODUCTION Nidhivan Temple in Vrindavan, is situated near Mathura, and it believed that even today, in this temple, daily night Lord Krishna is visiting here, and dancing with Mata Radha and with other Gopikas, who are in the form of trees, would be changed into Gopikas, once Lord Krishna arrivesRead More →

INTRODUCTION Nagas are mentioned in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism texts and they are considered as divine deities and reside in the Patala Loka. They contain great powers, and can take any form at any time. They are also related with gods and goddess like Nagathamman, Nagalingeswarar and Ananta Padmanabha swamy etc. Among the Nagas, AdiseshaRead More →

INTRODUCTION The Katas Raj Temples   is a complex of several Hindu temples and contains a holy tank named Katas which is considered as sacred by the Hindus, and it is believed that by drinking the water in the holy tank would cure all kinds of diseases and removes our sins. The temple complex is situatedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Markandeya was the son of Rishi Mrikandu, and was born with very good features. Similar to his father, he used to worship Lord Shiva at the Ashram and perform pujas and abhishekhams to the Shiva Lingam. According to legend, when he was nearing to lose his life by LordRead More →

INTRODUCTION Gnayiru Sun god temple also known as Sri Pushparatheswarar temple is situated at the Gnayiru village and it is considered as one of the sacred navagraha temples located at Chennai and dedicated to Lord Surya Bhagawan and the main deity is Lord Shiva, who is known as Lord Pushparatheswarar.Read More →

INTRODUCTION The relationship between a bhakta and the bhagavan is that of a mother and a child. In this picture itself, we can see that Lord Narasimha is gently holding Bhakt prahalad in his hands. God expects only a true devotion from his devotees, and he didn’t expect any richRead More →

INTRODUCTION Pisharadi (1550-1621) was born in Trikkandiyur, Kerala, and he was a great writer, reader, astrologer and an ardent devotee of Lord Guruvayurappan. He also helped his student Sri Narayana Bhattathiri towards composing the devotional poem Sri Narayaneeyam. WORKS Pravesaka Karanottama Uparagakriyakrama Sphutanirnaya Chayastaka Uparagavimsati Rasigolasphutaniti Venvarohavyakhya Horasaroccaya Pisharadi played a vital role in bringing upRead More →

INTRODUCTION Markandeya was the son of Rishi Mrikandu, and was born with very good features. Similar to his father, he used to worship Lord Shiva at the Ashram and perform pujas and abhishekhams to the Shiva Lingam. According to legend, when he was nearing to lose his life by LordRead More →

INTRODUCTION Vedavati was the holy mother of the great Madhwacharya, whose birth name was Vasudeva, and her consort name was Naddantillaya. The couples were lived at a village in Karnataka. She was a noble woman and got great attachment on her son Vasudeva. The parents were performed Upanayana to VasudevaRead More →

INTRODUCTION Tatya Kote Patil plays an important role in the life of Sai Baba. Tatya maintained good relationship with Baba and was being protected by baba from his childhood. He was a favourite child of Sai. Tatya Kote Patil was born in a farmer’s family. His mother was Bayajabai, andRead More →

INTRODUCTION Subhadra is an important character in Mahabharata and she is considered as an incarnation of Mata Parvati. She is the sister of Krishna and Balarama, wife of Arjuna,  mother of Abhimanyu, and she is the daughter of Vasudeva and Devaki. Subhadra is well-known for her kindness, holiness, chastity and purity. Once, Arjuna  travelled to Dwarka and met Krishna, and expressed his wishRead More →

INTRODUCTION Puja means expressing our love and devotion on god by doing certain kind of activities, like worshipping the god by chanting his names, performing deeparadanai, abhishekham and doing homams in the temples. There are various types of puja like Shiva Puja, Satyanarayana puja, Lakshmi puja, durga puja etc. WhateverRead More →

INTRODUCTION Shivalingavva Akka (20th century) was a great saint and a holy lady. Shivalingavva Akka was born and brought up in the Jat village, New Delhi. Due to her great thirst in spirituality, she has become a saint, and she was the disciple of Sri.Bhausaheb Maharaj. Due to her goodRead More →

INTRODUCTION Maragatham (19th century) was a pious woman who was born and brought up at a village in Kanchipuram District. At her younger age, she got married with Sri Varadarajan, who was a great scholar and an expert in astrology. He was a nice person, and lived his life, byRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kayadhu was the mother of Bhakt Prahalad, and was the wife of the Demon King Hiranyakasipu. She lived during the Krita Yuga. Though, her husband has caused lot of troubles to the people in the earth and heaven, she was a kind hearted lady, and contains great bhakti onRead More →