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Ashtanga Yoga (eight limbs of yoga)

The Etymology The name Ashtanga Yoga is based on the concept of eight limbs of yoga as mentioned in the famous Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Yantra meditation and practice

What is a Yantra? Yantra (Mandala) is a powerful tool that helps one in getting acquainted to inner and outer realities. Literally, the term ‘Yantra’

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Shri Hira Ballabh Joshi

A detailed version of the Garud Puran has been authored by Shri Hira Ballabh Joshi, who is a Senior level Civil Servant in India hailing from a priestly family.

Travel

AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE, NEW DELHI

Located in Eastern Delhi on the banks of the River Yamuna

Bharat Mata Temple

The Bharat Mata Temple is located at the Mahatma Gandhi

NATARAJA TEMPLE AT CHIDAMBARAM

The city of Chidambaram is famous for the Nataraja temple

BHIMASHANKAR

Bhimashankar Jyotir Linga is supposed to have emanated from Mother

Rituals & Practices

Devotional Rituals

Hinduism has hundreds of brief and elaborate rituals. Formerly, the mandir used to be

Why do we touch the steps of the temple before entering?

Most of the Indian homes have a prayer room or altar. It is considered as the abode of deities in the home.

Why do we offer Bilva patra to Shiva

Lord Shiva is the Supreme God of the whole Universe and Sanatan Dharma.

Shraadh – Rituals for departed souls

  As per traditions, an individual born in this world has to fulfill three ruinas or debts. They are as follows: o   DeavaRuina- It is the debt towards the Almighty

History

What is Hindu Kush?

All the Encyclopedias and even National Geographic agree that Hindu

Great Indians in History

From an honour roll that goes back to be, it

Battles of India in recent history

CONTENT LIST BATTLE OF KURUKSHETRA 1424 BC BATILE OF HYDASPES

Gods

Mahavir – 24th Tirthankar

Bhagavan Mahavir’s birth is traced back from his 27th life when he was a village elder and forester named Nayasar who was pious and compassionate and served some ascetics with great devotion

Parshvanath – 23rd Tirthankar

Parshvanath was born in the Ikshvaku dynasty to Queen Vama Devi and King Aswasena of Varanasi. The Queen witnessed fourteen dreams which are the signs of the advent of the birth of a Tirthankar.

Neminath- 22nd Tirthankar

Neminath in his earlier incarnation was Shankh who was the eldest son of King Shrisen of Hastinapur. Once learning that there were some bandits terrorising the people in the highways, the King requested Shankh to go and punish them.

Naminath- 21st Tirthankar

He was born to Queen Vipra Rani and King Vijay Raja of Mithila of the Ikshvaku dynasty on the eighth day of the dark half of the month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar.

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