Latest Post

Gajendra Moksha

Gajendra Moksha Gajendra Moksha (गजेन्द्रमोक्षः) is a Puranic legend mentioned in the 8th Skandha of the Bhagavata Purana. In...

How river Beas & Sutlej were named ?

How river Beas was named ? कल्माषपादका नामक राक्षस ने महर्षि...

Story of Two birds – Mundaka Upanishad

There is shloka mentioned is Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.1, which mentioned Jiva and Ishvara as two birds sitting on same tree. Where...

What is source and meaning of “Satyam vada dharmam chara”

Satyam vada dharmam chara (सत्यं वद।धर्मं चर) This mantra is said by a teacher to his brahmachari guiding...

What is source and meaning of Atithi Devo Bhava ?

Atithi Devo Bhava (अतिथिदेवो भव:) Atithi Devo Bhava means "considers Guest as equivalent to God" The...

What is source and meaning of “Yatra naryastu pujyante” ?

Source The verse "Yatra naryastu pujyante" is taken from Manu Smriti 3.56 Meaning...

Upadesa Saram

Upadesa Saram Ramana Maharshi composed Upadesha Saram (The Essence of Spiritual Instruction) on the request of one of his...

What will be the photo of emptiness ?

What will be the photo of emptiness ? why one require light to highlight emptiness ? if we remove lights and...

Advaita Guru Parampara

Advaita Guru Parampara The Advaita Guru-Parampara is the list of divine, Vedic and historical teachers of Advaita Vedanta.

What are the main Hindu Shastra ?

Meaning of Shastra शास्त्र  - शिष्यतेऽनेन (शास्-ष्ट्रन्) - means an order, a command, rule. As...

What is Vairagya ?

Vairagya Vairagya (वैराग्य) is a Sanskrit word which means dispassion, detachment, or renunciation from the objects and pleasure of...

Totakashtakam – तोटकाष्टकम्

Totakacharya One of the chief disciples of Sri Adi Shankara composed...

Do Vedas talk about rebirth or reincarnation?

Vedas view on Rebirth Brihadaranyaka Upanishad says about the rebirth. The text is contained within the Shatapatha Brahmana,...

What are Shanti Mantra and when are they recited?

Shanti Mantra or Peace Mantra Shanti Mantra or “Peace Mantra” are Hindu prayers for peace from the Vedas, where...

What are Upaveda ?

Upaveda (उपवेदः) Upaveda -  The term Upaveda refers to applied knowledge or a subject derived from each Veda.

What is the source and meaning of Gayatri Mantra ?

Source of Gayatri Mantra (गायत्री मन्त्र) The Gayatri (गायत्री) Mantra, also known as the Savitri (सवित्री ) Mantra, is...

What is a Manvantara (मन्वन्तर) ?

Manvantara (मन्वन्तर) Manvantara or age of a Manu (मनु), is a period of time measurement.

Who was Rishi Animandavya (अणिमाण्डव्य)

Rishi Animandavya ( अणिमाण्डव्य ) Once there was a famous Brahmin named Mandavya (माण्डव्य). He did Tapas (penance) for...

Who are eleven Rudras ? How they were born ?

Who are Rudras ? In Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 3.9.4 , Rishi Sakalya (शाकल्य ) ask to the...

What does Om (ॐ) signify?

Symbol Om (ॐ) Om (ॐ)  is a symbol representing Atman (soul) or Brahman (ultimate reality).  It is often found...

Difference between Mantra, Suktam, Shloka, Stotram and Stuti ?

Mantra (मंत्र)   is a sacred utterance, a syllable or group of words believed to have psychological and spiritual...

How rishi Dadhichi got name as Ashvashira (अश्वशिर) ?

Ashvashira (अश्वशिर) Ashvashira is another name of Rishi Dadhichi (दधीचि). Rishi Dadhichi is a knower of...
1,953FansLike
0FollowersFollow
332FollowersFollow

Most Viewed

Favorite

error: Veda Boys