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Why do Hindus Worship Idols?
If Muslims can worship without idols, then why can't Hindus do the same? Hinduism is considered one of the two most ancient religions. ...

VIRABHADRA
The Virabhadra story is heavily linked to the marriage of Lord Shiva to Sati and the Daksha Yaga. There are a few parts to this story, ...

Soon, you will be able to book a vacation in space
In four years from now, you can holiday in space too. Yes, it is true. A Silicon Valley startup, Orion Span, on Friday made this big announcem...

Guru Graha Planet of wisdom
Hello Viewers, Now we see what is guru Graha. Does Guru Graha Effects our life? Guru Graha is also Known as Jupiter or Brihaspati, is the pla...

Banyan Tree
Trees are sacred in India, and often associated with a god or a goddess. Some scholars believe that it is the tree that was worshipped first, maybe fo...

Ayurvedic Medicine Known as Chyawanprash
Before going into the story behind Chyawanprash, let’s recall the ashvamedha yagya of Lord Rama in Ramayana. The rishi Agasthya and rishi Vashist...

Unique Temple of Lord Kurma
The most sacred and ancient shrine of Sri Kurmam, situated on the shores of bay of bengal, is the only swayambhu temple in the world where lord vish...

International Women's Day (IWD)
All day, everyday, around the world - progress is being made by women, for women. As individuals and groups make a concerted #PressforProgress worlwid...

Power of the ‘Third Eye’ Kiss
It’s an incredible feeling – to kiss and to be kissed. When two persons share this intimate act, they usually show their love and affection for ea...

Light Sleep vs. Heavy Sleep
For some people, the slightest noise awakens them at night. For others, the wailing siren of a passing fire truck doesn’t disturb their slumber. Just ...

Maha Shivratri Vrat Significance
Hindu mythology suggests that the observance of vrat on Mahashivratri helps one to attain control over the two great forces that afflict man - rajas g...

Moduga Flowers and its uses
మోదుగు ఆకులే కాదు మోదుగు...

Numbness = Anxiety?
"Numb" can be a scary term in both the physical and psychological world. When someone says they're feeling numb, it can be related to a variety of hea...

Avoid birthday party disasters
So what are you going to do to entertain twenty kids for two or three hours? If you think all you have to do is drag out a few toys, or buy a cheap ve...

Natya student Rekha Iyer receives Young Arts recognition
Natya student Rekha Iyer received an Honorable Mention, the second highest distinction, from the National YoungArts Foundation. The winners we...

Radha Krishna in Nidhivan
India is a country where we can find numerous mysterious places. Some are still unknown to us and some are yet to be explored. The beautiful Nidhivan ...

A Wake Up Call - Marriages to Non Resident Indians (NRIs)
Sometimes these foreign dreams come at a cost of innocent lives and the future of the spouses who travel to a foreign land along with these NR...

Tired but can't sleep
In conversation, we tend to use 'tired' and 'sleepy' interchangeably but in reality they signal very different things and it is important to be able t...

Surname Originated in India
A lot of surnames in Ancient India originated out of professions. Some come from clans and tribes. Some other are to trace lineage to famous king...

Growing Nandi in Yaganti
The devotees believe that the Nandi idol in front of the temple(Yaganti) is continuously increasing its size. The locals say that the idol was initial...

Why Do we Dream
There are many theories about why we dream, but no one knows for sure. Some researchers say dreams have no purpose or meaning and are nonsensical acti...

Rahu Ketu
Rahu, the 8th planet, in shadows and like Ketu, this planet is also not visible in the galaxy. A mine of information about Rahu is available in B...

Kadiri Lakshminarayana
The town got its name from Khadri, in Sanskrit, meaning Indian mulberry. It is believed that Lord Shri Khadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy came out of...

Why Public Speaking is Important for youth.
"If you can't communicate and talk to other people and get across your ideas, you are giving up your potential." Warren Buffett. In this digital...

The Mystery Behind The Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi
For most of the world the word miracle brings to the mind images of marvellous phenomena occurring with supernatural intervention and involving mystic...

Why Karthika Purnima called Dev-Dipawali
In Ancient times, Tripurari (an epithet of Shiva ) killed the demon Tripurasura. He was a mighty , mystical and a very magical demon, who had co...

Kartik Poornima
The full moon day of the Karthika Month of the lunar calendar is one of the most auspicious days for a Hindu. Kartika Month is the only month in ...

The legend of Dhanteras
The story of Dhanteras revolves around the son of King Hima, whose horoscope predicted that he would die of a snake-bite on the fourth day of his marr...

Dhanteras and its Celebrations..
On Dhanteras Hindus consider it auspicious to purchase gold or silver articles or at least one or two new utensils. It is believed that new "Dhan...

Standing idols of God in home brings negative effect
In Hinduism, it is believed that a mortal could only achieve ‘moksha’ with the blessing of God; and, what better way than to live under their constant...

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