Happy Makar Sankranti

Today is an auspicious day for Hindus. 14th and 15th January is considered as a special day from where all festivities starts. This day is celebrated by digger names in various regions of India. I found this on social media and I found it worth sharing here. This picture shows all the names that represents […]

Reincarnation in Hinduism

This is a very tricky topic that I have opted today. There are many reincarnations believe people have in Hinduism. Today I am going to pen down the concept of reincarnation according to Vedas and other holy books. Firstly, I will not disagree with the fact that Hindus do believe in the “afterlife” concept or […]

Vedas – ancient sacred texts of Hinduism

The most ancient sacred texts which is a collection of hymns and other ancient religious texts written in India between about 1500 and 1000 BC are known as “Vedas”. These Vedas are written in Sanskrit and considered the most ancient and sacred scriptures of all in Hinduism. Hinduism does not just have one sacred book but several scriptures. The Vedas are the […]

Tulsi: More Than Just A Plant

Tulsi, the Holy Basil is a well known medicinal plant around the world. It has its name mentioned in the oldest book on medicine and medicinal plant, the Ayurveda. In Indian traditional medical system, Tulsi has its own importance. Its also an auspicious and sacred plant for Hindus. In Hinduism, the Holy Basil is worshiped […]