Om parthaya pratibodhitam bhagavata narayanena svayam vyasena grathitam purana-munina madhye mahabharatam advaitamruta-varshanim bhagavatim astadasadhyayinim amba tvam anusandadhami bhagavad-gite bhava-dvesinim Oh mother Bhagavad-gita! I meditate upon you. Because of you, Partha was enlightened by the Lord Narayana Himself in the middle of the great Mahabharata war. The ancient sage Vyasa setRead More →

SANSKRIT, THE FINEST LANGUAGE Contents Etymology Syntax and Language Rules Influence and Comparison with Other Languages Sanskrit and Avesta (or Zend) Sanskrit and Other Languages In the Word of Western Scholars Sanskrit and Hindu Heritage References   Etymology Sanskrit is an extremely systematic classical language of Hinduism. The literal meaningRead More →

  The following are some of the Buddhist Festivals which are celebrated all over the world. The celebrations vary socially and culturally, depending on the region in which it is celebrated. 1)  Buddhist New Year: Buddhist New Year is celebrated in April for three days in countries such as SriRead More →

  While Paryushan Parva, Mahavir Jayanti, Navapad Oli and Diwali are some of the Jain festivals celebrated on a grand scale, there are other festivals also which are celebrated with equal fervour and enthusiasm. Some of the festivals are: Bhai Beej: Bhai Beej is a festival celebrated during Karthika MasaRead More →

Spiritual progress is the ultimate goal of every individual’s life as per Sanatana Dharma. For advanced and rapid spiritual progress every Hindu is expected to follow stipulated code of conduct including ten yamas (restrictions) and ten niyamas (observation).Read More →

The geographical definition of ‘Hindu’ is ‘one who is born in Bharat’ (India). Then again, one who is born to Hindu parents is a familial statement and one who is born into the fourfold caste system is its genetic inheritance description.Read More →

The entire cosmic creation begins from the point of the Pancha Bhutas or the 5 elements. They are Earth or Prithvi, Water or Jal, Fire or Agni, Air or Vayu, Ether or Akash.Read More →

The term Hinduism is a recent phenomenon while Sanatana Dharma is a more relevant term to define the sanctity of our Indian religion. ‘Hinduism’ or ‘Hindu’ was coined by foreign invaders for the people residing near the River Sindhu.Read More →

Yatra is an important part of Hindu ritual, and many annual yatras in India are specially organized by the government to maintain their registrations, stipulating numbers, regulating their traffic, arranging food and lodging and other safety measures.Read More →