Category: Shiva

Trimurti - The Hindu Trinity | Hindu FAQs 0

Trimurti – the Trinity of Hinduism

The Trimurti is a concept in Hinduism “in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the forms of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the maintainer or preserver and Shiva the...

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What is the significance of Maha Shivaratri?

Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of the god Shiva. It is the day Shiva was married to the goddess Parvati. The Maha Shivaratri festival, also popularly known as ‘Shivaratri’...

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Ashtavinayaka: The eight abodes of Lord Ganesha Part III

Here is the third Part of our series “Ashtavinayaka: The eight abodes of Lord Ganesha” Where we will discuss the final three Ganesha which are Girijatmak , Vighneshwar and Mahaganpati . So lets start…...

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12 Jyotirlinga of shiva: Part IV

This is the Fourth part of 12 jyotirlinga in which we will discuss about last four jyotirlinga which are Nageshwara, Rameshwara, Trimbakeshwar, Grishneshwar. So lets start with the nineth jyotirling. 9) Nageshvara Jyotirlinga: Nageshvara...

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12 Jyotirlinga of shiva: Part III

This is the Third part of 12 jyotirlinga in which we will discuss about next four jyotirlinga which are Kedarnath, Bhimashankar, Kashi Vishwanath and Vaidhyanath . So lets start with the fifth jyotirling. 5)...

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12 Jyotirlinga of shiva: Part II

This is the second part of 12 jyotirlinga in which we will discuss about first four jyotirlinga which are Somnatha, Mallikarjuna, Mahakaleshwara and Omkareshwara. So lets start with the first jyotirling. 1) The Somnath...

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Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VI : Parashurama Avatar

Parshuram a.k.a Parashurama, Parashuraman  is the sixth avatar of Vishnu. He is son of Renuka and the saptarishi Jamadagni. Parshurama is one of the seven Immortals. Lord Parashuram was the Great Grandson of Bhrugu...

Ahobilam, the place where the Lord killed Hiranyakasipu and saved Prahalada. | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part IV: Narasimha Avatar

Narasimha Avatar (नरसिंह), Narasingh, Narsingh and Narasingha, in derviative languages is an avatar of Vishnu and one of Hinduism’s most popular deities, as evidenced in early epics, iconography, and temple and festival worship for...

Vishnu as Kurma Avatara for Samudra Manthan | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part II: Kurma Avatar

In Dashavatars, Kurma (कूर्म; ) was the second Avatar of Vishnu, succeeding Matsya and preceding Varaha. Like Matsya this incarnation also occurred in Satya yuga. Durvasa, The Sage, once gave a garland to Indra,...

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What is the Story Behind Kumbh Mela?

History: It is described that while Durvasa Muni was passing on the road, he saw Indra on the back of his elephant and was pleased to offer Indra a garland from his own neck. Indra,...