Shanti Mantra or Peace Mantra

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.
Charaiveti Charaiveti

What is source and meaning of phrase “Charaiveti Charaiveti” ?

Charaiveti Charaiveti ( चरैवेति चरैवेति ) Charaiveti means Keep Moving चरैवेति = चर् धातुः (लोट्लकारः मध्यमपुरुष एकवचन​...
अणिमाण्डव्य

Who was Rishi Animandavya (अणिमाण्डव्य)

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

Purusha Suktam (पुरुषसूक्तम्) – Sanskrit with Hindi meaning

Purusha Suktam (पुरुषसूक्तम्) Purusha suktam is hymn mentioned in Rigveda 10.90, dedicated to the Purusha, the "Cosmic Being".
How rishi Dadhichi got name as Ashvashira (अश्वशिर) ?

How Rishi Dadhichi got name as Ashvashira ?

Ashvashira (अश्वशिर) Ashvashira is another name of Rishi Dadhichi (दधीचि). Rishi Dadhichi is a knower of...
OM Symbol

What does Om (ॐ) signify?

Symbol Om (ॐ) Om (ॐ)  is a symbol representing Atman (soul) or Brahman (ultimate reality).  It is often found...
Does a soul who attains Moksha, takes Rebirth ?

Does a soul who attains Moksha, it reincarnate in next cycle of creation?

Does a soul who attains Moksha, takes Rebirth ? If a soul liberated,  than there is no rebirth in...
Rishi Yajnavalkya (याज्ञवल्क्य)

Who was Rishi Yajnavalkya ?

Rishi Yajnavalkya (याज्ञवल्क्य) Yajnavalkya(याज्ञवल्क्य) is a Vedic sage of Hinduism. Yajnavalkya is credited to be the one who coined...
Difference between Mantra, Suktam, Shloka, Stotram and Stuti ?

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...
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