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Why no temples of Lord Brahma?
A curse of Lord Shiva, casted upon Lord Brahma, is believed to be the reason for Hindus not builing temples of Lord Brahma and worshipping him. The story is explained in chapter 6, 7, and 8 of Vidyeshvara Samhita of Shiva Purana.
Pradakshina in temple – A divine ritual
ISKCON scholars explain to us that, meaning of Pradakshina is explained in the verses of Skanda purana. The word pradakshina is coining of four syllable, as follows Pra-da-ksi-na, the syllable “Pra represents dispelling of sin” the syllable “Da offers the desired” , the syllable “Ksi reflects destruction of bad karma and the syllable “Na represents salvation”.
The Family Man – Season 2, A must for Thriller lovers
The Family Man: season 2 – Thriller of the year! Amazon nailed it, with this one. In otherwise boring OTT world, this one has stirred excitement.
Why do we break coconut in temple ?
there is a sense of SACRIFICE behind offering and then smashing to break coconut, in front of God or Goddess. In ancient times, people used to offer live animals or even human beings, as a sacrifices to the Gods and Goddesses.
Peepal – a tree of life !
Peepal tree finds its roots in India, with aberrations like, Pimpal, peepul, Ashvattha, Bodhi, etc., depending on region and religion in India. In English, it is known as Sacred-Fig or Ficus-Religiosa.
Social Media during Pandemic
in times like Pandemic, social media has turned out to be a boon, for mankind.
Why are all Hanuman idols covered with Sindoor (Vermilion) ?
Hanuman started thinking that, by Sita mata applying pinch of sindoor, if life of Lord Rama increases with happiness. Then if he applies sindoor on his whole body, Lord Rama will be immortal.
Why do Hindu women apply sindoor ?
As per Hindu tradition, married women apply Sindoor (Vermilion) in the parting line of their hair (called Maang in Hindi), forming a small red stripe.
Why do Hindu men wear tilak on forehead ?
Tilak is important part of Hindu culture and few also few other cultures influenced by it, like Jainism, Buddism, Sikhism. It is visually noticeable mark of the culture.
Tesla – Regulatory Credits Story ?
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Bitcoin – Roller coaster ride !
Emergence of Bitcoin in explained in Introduction to Blockchain blog. It is a secured online system, for direct payment from one party to another...
R-value below 1 now! A sign of situation getting under control?
In last couple of months, cases of Covid-19 kept rising. They peaked above 4 lacs, in early May. Now, there is a good news....
Heroes of Pandemic
In year 2020, the world faced the worst pandemic in 100 years. No Government, NGO or smartest of the people were prepared for this....
Miraculous survival of baby from airstrikes in Gaza
The conflict between Israel and Palestine surfaced again, after many months. As usual, the civilians are suffering in this mini war. Till 15th May,...