Tag: Sanatana Dharma

Please Hindus, don’t say: “All Religions are the Same”

Observations by someone who grew up in the stifling atmosphere of dogmatic Christianity and appreciates the freshness and freedom of undogmatic Hinduism– and wonders...

Why is ghee preferred over oil for diyas during Pooja?

While lighting the lamp in our homes, we say this Mantra. It is believed that lighting of the lamp destroys our sins and helps...

Why is the Cow considered to be a holy animal in...

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Some relations are formed on...

Amazing Facts: Sri Yantra appears in a dry lake bed, what...

SRI YANTRA The Sri Yantra is a form of Mystical diagram, known as a Yantra, found in the Shri Vidya school of Hindu tantra. This...

Tamil Nadu government desecrates the famous Srirangam temple and damages the...

Tamil Nadu is a land of temples and one where the Cholas, Cheras, Pandyas and Pallavas have left a rich cultural heritage. Rulers of...

Shame! Now Mamata Banerjee attempts to stop Ram Navami celebrations in...

Thanks to the Kolkata High Court,Hindus finally manage to begin the Ram Navami Celebrations in West Bengal today! Mamata Banerjee and her ministers are...

Where was the original Kashi Vishwanath Temple and what happened to...

The famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most sacred place for Hindus. It is regarded as the place where Lord Shiva himself...

What is Chaitra Navratri and what is the significance of the...

Spring is considered the best season by many. It is the time when flowers blossom, fruits laden trees draw birds to them, butterflies are...

Amazing Facts: Does Dashavataram prove Darwin’s Theory of Evolution?

Vishnu’s Dashavataras (10 Incarnations) in co-relation to “Charles Darwin theory of Evolution”. As per Hindu system, Ancient people had already described the nature of...

Know why the tallest Basketball player in the world adopted Hinduism?

Discrimination against women is not something new. It has existed since the inception of Human life. In India ‘feminists’ are generally anti-Hindu, in spite...

Why women are considered as polluting / purity factor in religious...

As a woman, I thought I need to express myself about social perceptions towards women which are deep rooted in the established Economic and...

Why is media hell bent on maligning Hinduism?

We are all familiar with mainstream media’s disdain for anything ‘Hindu’. If we hold political parties other than BJP guilty of playing the appeasement...

Who are the seven immortals of Hinduism?

An immortal in Hinduism is referred to as a Chiranjeevi. It is a combination of the words chiran meaning permanent &jeevi meaning lived. A...

Why ancient Hindu temples did not have ‘Entry’ and ‘Exit’ signs?

Haven’t realized that this is so? We all have visited temples, temples dedicated to a variety of gods all around the country. But this...

Yoga – Freedom from History

When I first moved to the United States 4 decades ago, I was struck by the efforts made by individuals, civic societies and the...

With 1000 labourers and 3 years continuous effort, Aurangzeb could not...

The Kailasa Temple in Ellora is an architectural masterpiece. Its structure & carvings remain unmatched till date. There also remains no clue of its...

The mysterious stories of Shiva Linga found across the world!

Have we ever wondered why is there curved, oval, iconic representation of Shiva Lingam placed on a globular base? There are many theories which...

We all celebrate MahaShivaratri, but do we know what is the...

Om Asato Maa Sad-Gamaya | Tamaso Maa Jyotir-Gamaya | Mrtyor-Maa Amrtam Gamaya | Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih || Shiva or BholeNath as he is called by his devotees...

Amazing Facts, A Must Know: Why is there 108 beads in...

From Mala to Japamala As I pen down my Article which is on 108 beads which we call as Mala, which is a usual practice...

What is the secret behind the last door in the Anantha...

Anantha Padmanabhaswamy temple although has been existing since centuries, it came to lime light only in the year 2011, when the Supreme Court ordered...