Vishnu-Sahasranāma Stotram

603. om anivartine namaḥ Salutations to him who does not reject those who are inclined to return to the material world. 604. om nivrttātmane namaḥ Salutations to the self of the spiritual practitioners who are attached to the path of Liberation. 605. om saṃkṣeptre namaḥ Salutations to the limiter of the field of light for…

The Legend of The Lion-God

A few weeks ago, we celebrated the festival of hues, Holi. Ideally, it marks the advent of spring, and people paint each other with non-toxic coloured powder (also known as gulal) to celebrate the blossoming of life after a rather gloomy period from autumn to winter. A day before ranpanchami, Hindus observe the tradition of…

|| Om Ganeshaya Namaha ||

Let us ring in the New Year with some divine blessings. Lord Ganesha is said to be vignaharta, remover of obstacles. A five headed Ganesha idol is very rare to find, and I thought I’d share it with you too. Hope you have a blessed year ahead!

Raining Blessings

After marriage, we moved into our new place, and we received a lot of warmth and good wishes as presents from all our loved ones, both friends and family. While some close to us, gave us exactly what we need, others ensured that we have the blessing of God in our humble dwelling too. This…

Ethereal Art

Hinduism is not merely a religion, but instead it lays the foundation to life. It offers a path to the problems that one may encounter during the normal course of life. Which is why Gods are depicted in various forms to enlighten the followers of the righteous path of life that they can lead. Radha and…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Light

Hinduism is a major religion which is followed in India. However, it is not a religion, but more a way of life as it prescribes the path of living. And to illustrate the true path of life, there are several deities or forms of God that we worship. And one of those deities is Lord…

Blessings Galore

Ganesha is revered in Hindu Mythology as the remover of obstacles (vigna-harta). May his blessing continue to guide all of us.