Category: Hindu Dharma

Sanatan Dharma

51 Shakit Peethas

51 Shakti Peethas

Shakti Peethas are temples dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. These are the holy shrines of the goddess Parvati or Durga. Shakti Peethas are the manifestations of Devi Sati who was the first wife of lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati is the rebirth of Devi Sati. Goddess Durga is an extended divine form of goddess Parvati.…
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Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan 2023

Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 30 August 2023 (Wednesday). Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of the Shravan month of the Hindu calendar usually between July and August. Shravan month is dedicated to the God Shiva. It is also called Rakhi Purnima. In the year 2023, it will be celebrated on…
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Janmashtami 2023

Janmashtami 2023

Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on 6th September 2023 (Wednesday). Janmashtami (जन्माष्टमी) is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. It is celebrated on the Ashtami (अष्टमी) i.e eighth Tithi (तिथि) of the Krishna Paksha (कृष्णा पक्ष), the dark fortnight of Bhadprad month of Hindu calendar usually between August and September.…
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Jyotirlingas

Jyotirlingas

Introduction: In the Hindu religion, Jyotirlingas are the great centre of devotion. Jyotirlingas are the special Shiv Lingam. Shiva Lingam is a devotional image of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is a supreme god in the Hindu religion. He is the destroyer of the sins. Shiv Lingam is a source of limitless power of the Lord…
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puran

Puran (पुराण)

Purans are the sacred ancient literature about the history of the Hindu religion. They are great sources of knowledge about the concept of the Hindu religion. These texts are written in the Sanskrit language. These texts are dedicated to the Hindu gods such as Shiva, Vishnu, and Devi. These texts contain topics such as the…
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Hindu Symbols

Hindu Symbols

Hindu religion has some specific symbols. In the Hindu religion, some symbols are used to represent God or the Supreme Power of God. These symbols may be words, numbers, or geometrical shapes. The symbols are considered very sacred and holy. In Hindu rituals, these symbols are often used. These holy symbols are sources of infinite…
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Mahabharat

Mahabharat

Mahabharat is a great epic of the Hindu religion. It is an ancient Sanskrit literature and a very important religious text of the Hindu religion. The Mahabharata was composed by the sage Ved Vyas. It consists of 100000 shlokas. It is the story of a war fought in the Kurukshetra. The main characters of the…
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ramayan

Ramayan (रामायण)

Ramayana or Ramayan (रामायण) is ancient Sanskrit literature. It is a great Hindu epic. Ramayan was composed by the sage Valmiki. It is further translated into different languages by the other authors. Ramcharitmanas composed by Tulsidas in the Awadhi language is very famous in India. Ramayan is a very important religious text of the Hindu…
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Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami 2022

Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on 19th August 2022 (Friday). Janmashtami (जन्माष्टमी) is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. It is celebrated on the Ashtami (अष्टमी) i.e eighth Tithi (तिथि) of the Krishna Paksha (कृष्णा पक्ष), the dark fortnight of Bhadprad month of Hindu calendar usually between August and September.…
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Raksha bandhan

Raksha Bandhan 2022

Raksha Bandhan will be celebrated on 11 August (2022), Thursday. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan month of the Hindu calendar usually between July and August. Shravan month is dedicated to the God Shiva. It is also called Rakhi Purnima. In the year 2022, it will be celebrated on 11 August…
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Sacred Mountains in Hindu Religion

Sacred Mountains in Hindu Religion

In the Hindu religion, some mountains are considered sacred. These holy Mountains are the abode of the gods and hold religious importance. The famous holy mountains are described as below; Himalayas: Himalaya is a mountain range in Asia. It is one of the major holy mountains in the Hindu Religion. The north and North-Eastern part…
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Holy rivers in Hindu religion

Holy Rivers in Hindu Religion

In the Hindu religion, some rivers are considered very sacred. Rivers are also important from the religious point of view and often worshipped. A holy dip in these rivers is occasionally done by the devotees. It gives purity to souls and removes sins. Some important rivers are mentioned below; River Ganga: Ganga is the holiest…
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Sacred Trees in Hindu Religion

Sacred Trees in Hindu Religion

In the Hindu religion, some trees are considered to be very sacred. Hindus worship these trees occasionally. The leaves, flowers, and fruits of these trees are used in Hindu rituals. Let’s check out some of the most sacred trees. Banana tree: A banana tree is considered to be a very sacred tree in the Hindu…
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Indian Hindu festivals

Festivals in Hindu Religion – Festivals in India

India is a country of festivals. The festivals in India are the unique identity of our culture. In the Hindu religion, there are lots of festivals. Many deities are worshipped in these festivals. These festivals depend upon the changing positions of the Sun and Moon. Festivals also depend on changing seasons or season mixing. In…
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Jai Shri Krishna image

Lord Shri Krishna (श्री कृष्ण भगवान)

  Lord Krishna ( श्री कृष्ण भगवान) is a great deity in the Hindu religion. He is the most popular incarnation of Lord Vishnu and supposed to be a complete incarnation called ‘Purnavatar’ (पूर्णावतार). He was born in Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India). His mother was Devaki (देवकी) and his father was Vasudev (वासुदेव). He was…
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