SKANDA PURANA INTRODUCTION The Skanda Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and it contains the details of Lord Skanda, who is the son of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. The text is considered as very holy by the Kaumara sects of people, who worship Lord Muruga as their chief god. This text describes his warRead More →

SHIVA PURANA INTRODUCTION The Shiva Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and it is considered as an important Sanskrit text in Hinduism, which was written by the great sage Sri Veda Vyasa, with the help of his disciple Romaharshana, and it tells about the importance of Lord Shiva and about Mata Parvati. By reading Shiva Purana, weRead More →

PERIYA PURANAM INTRODUCTION The Periya Puranam is the famous Shaivite text, and it also known as Tiruttontarpuranam, is the Purana of the Holy Nayanmar saints, and it describes the life history of the sixty-three Nayanmars, who are the staunch devotees of Lord Shiva. It was written during the 12th century by Sekkizhar. The Periya Puranam is one ofRead More →

NARAYANIYAM INTRODUCTION Narayaniyam is a holy Sanskrit text, which consists of beautiful poems from the Bhagavata Purana. It was written by Narayana Bhattathiri, during 16th century AD, who was one of the famous poets in Kerala. The Bhagavata Purana is a sacred text, and it tells us about the significance of Lord Krishna, his wonderful Leelas,Read More →

NAALAYIRA DIVYA PRABHANDHAM INTRODUCTION The Nalayira Divya Prabhandham is a collection of 4,000 Tamil verses composed by the 12 Alvar saints, and it was compiled in an appropriate manner by the Vaishnavite Saint Sri Nathamuni, during the 10th century AD. This work was written in the form of poems, which was sung by the 12 Alvar saints,Read More →

  GANESHA PURANA INTRODUCTION The Ganesha Purana is a Sanskrit text that describes the features of Lord Ganesha, who is also known as Vinayaka, Ganapathy and by various other names.  It is an important Purana, and it includes the miracles performed by Lord Ganesha. This famous text was written by Vyasa, who is alsoRead More →

DEVI MAHATMYA INTRODUCTION The Devi Mahatmya is a Hindu Holy text which describes Mata Durga Devi, also called as Shakti Devi and Parvati Devi, as the supreme deity and the controller of the universe.  It is an ancient                    text written in Sanskrit, and it is written by the great sage Sri V edavyasa. Devi Mahatmyam isRead More →

SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN INTRODUCTION Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920), was born in Erode in the year 1887, and he was a famous mathematician whose contributions in the field of Mathematics helped lot of mathematicians to solve their problems easily. At his young age itself, he used to study Mathematics related books, and quickly graspedRead More →