Vahana Vehicles of Hindu Gods

Here is a list of vahanas or vehicles of Hindu Gods. Acording to Hindu mythology, each Hindu deity has a particular animal-vehicle or vahana...

Story – Saraswati Protecting Sage Vasistha – Sage Vishwamitra Cursing Saraswati...

There is an interesting story that connects Sage Vasistha and Sage Vishwamitra. Both these sages had difference of opinion and this often resulted in...

Abstract Thinking and Self-Reflection In Human Beings Explained in Hindu Scriptures

Brahman projected this universe—first cosmic, then organic—at various levels of evolution. However, he was not satisfied with all these animals, serpents, fishes, trees, etc....

Why Practice of Self Control Is Essential For a Blissful Life?

Words told by elders, teachers, or some respectable personality, should be always remembered, to keep the thought processes and moods positive. Elders must have told...

Atikaya in Ramayana – Son of Ravana Mandodari

Atikaya was the son of Ravana and Mandodari. He was the younger brother of Indrajit. Atikaya was extremely powerful. He was a great devotee of...

Nandhikeswarar Nandi guardian deity of Kailasa

Nandi is the guardian of Kailasa, the abode of Lord Shiva and also he serves as the mount to Lord Shiva. Almost in all...

Tenth Door In Human Body – Dasama Dvaram Concept In Hinduism

Dvara means a door which allows entry or exit of things or persons. The Bhagavad Gita (V.13) describes the human body as Navadvarapura (a...

Baglamukhi Beej Mantra Text – Benefits of Chanting Goddess Baglamukhi Beej...

Maa Bagalamukhi is the eighth among the Dasa Mahavidyas – the 10 Mother Goddess concept in Hinduism and Tantrism. Goddess Bagalamukhi is depicted as...

Lord Varuna God of Oceans in Hinduism

Varuna is a Hindu deity related with the  seas. He is found in the Vedic literature of Hinduism. He is the god of sea...

Kalaratri and Lord Vishnu

Kalaratri is the long dark night during total annihilation or Mahapralaya. As per Markandeya Purana, at the end of a kalpa (end of one...