Do you know which finger to be used for applying “TILAK” for different occasions ?

As we all know, before starting any religious work we apply a TILAK on our forehead. But do you know the right way of applying a TILAK? Tilak is a mark of auspiciousness. chandan, sandalpaste, kumkum, sindoor, roli, ash or vibhuti all can be used as TILAK. The devotees of Lord Shiva apply Ashes on … More Do you know which finger to be used for applying “TILAK” for different occasions ?

Ashwathama – one of the 7 Immortals of Hindu Mythology

Mahabharat is an epic in itself composed by Ved Vyas. Consisting of so many interesting characters in the story and their importance in the tale till the end is one of the astonishment for the believer and reader of this great epic. One of the character was Ashwathama who is considered to be one of … More Ashwathama – one of the 7 Immortals of Hindu Mythology

Roots of Indian Mythology

The roots of Indian mythology that evolved from classical Hinduism come from the times of the Vedic Civilisation, from the ancient Vedic religion. The four Vedas, notably the hymns of the Rigveda, contain allusions to many themes. The characters, philosophy and stories that make up ancient Vedic myths are indelibly linked with Hindu beliefs. The Vedas … More Roots of Indian Mythology