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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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Ashtavinayaka: The eight abodes of Lord Ganesha Part I

Ashtavinayaka , also pronounced as Asthavinayaka, Ashthavinayaka (अष्टविनायक) literally means “eight Ganeshas” in Sanskrit. Ganesh is the Hindu deity of unity, prosperity & learning and removes obstacles. The term Ashtavinayaka refers to eight Ganeshas....

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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...