SHIVA, SHRAVANA AND SPIRITUALITY – A POWERFUL COMBINATION

SHIVA, SHRAVANA AND SPIRITUALITY – A POWERFUL COMBINATION

Shravana Maas is the fourth month of the Hindu calendar. It is the fifth month of the solar year and the first of the Chaturmas (the Four Holy Months). These four months of Chaturmas are allocated traditionally for devotion, penance and meditation. The month of...
DIFFERENT FORMS OF GANESHA: MEANING & SIGNIFICANCE

DIFFERENT FORMS OF GANESHA: MEANING & SIGNIFICANCE

GOD is one. His energies envelop the whole universe. Yet people worship different forms of God – because each different physical form represents a different aspect of His energy and divination. Similarly, people worship different forms of Lord Ganesha to address the...
MAHASHIVRATRI – THE ECSTATIC NIGHT OF SHIVA

MAHASHIVRATRI – THE ECSTATIC NIGHT OF SHIVA

Maha Shivaratri literally means ‘The Great Night of Shiva”.  Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in the Hindu month of Phalguna on the 13th lunar night (Trayodashi) transiting to the 14th lunar night (Chaturdasi). On this night, Sun is in Aquarius sign while Moon is in...
PRECAUTIONS & REMEDIES FOR TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

PRECAUTIONS & REMEDIES FOR TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE

PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN DURING THE TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE: The longest total lunar eclipse falls on the night of 27th – 28th July, 2018. Here are some of the precautions, remedies and mantras which will be useful to you during this event.    DO’S: Before the Sutak...
BEST VAASTU TIPS FOR NORTH-EAST DIRECTION

BEST VAASTU TIPS FOR NORTH-EAST DIRECTION

VAASTU SHASTRA: Vaastu Shastra evolved during the Vedic period in India. It is a part of the Atharva Veda. Vaastu Shastra is a science as well as an art.  It endeavors to harness the energies of the Panch Tatwas viz the five essential elements of nature which play a...