Hinduism Scriptures General

Shri Lalita Ashtothara Namavali - 108 Names of Lalita

Shri Lalita Ashtothara Namavali - 108 Names of Lalita Devi transliterated and with translated meaning in English Om Shri Matre Namaha |1| Salutations to the Divine Mother, who is the Mother of all Om Deva karya Samudyatayai Namaha |2| Salutations to HER who ever promotes the cause of Divine forces. Om Devarshi gana sanghata Stuyamanatma vaibhavayai Namaha |3| Salutations to Her whose majesty is the

10 important Vedic peace mantras

These are 10 most popular and and important Vedic Shanti Mantras or Peace Mantras. In Sanskrit they are also known as Daśaśānti Śāntimantras. They are practiced for thousands of years for developing qualities of inner peace and tranquillity, Self-awareness and intuitive knowledge, they are used as a prayer and offering to the Lord of all – Iśvara.

Śrīnivāsa Kalyāṇam story

Śrīnivāsa Kalyāṇam The Story of Lord Veṅkaṭeśvara (Śrīnivāsa, incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and his marriage with Śrī Lakshmi Devī and Padmāvatī (Bhu-devī) The story of Śrīnivāsa Kalyāṇam spans over 3 eons (Yugas) relating to incidents from Trētā Yuga (Rāma’s period), to Dvāpara Yuga (Krishna’s period), and finally to Kālī Yuga (Veṅkaṭeśvara). Kālī Yuga started soon after the Mahābhārata period. There was a general decline in

Doctrine of Karma by Swami Abhedananda

No action can escape this law, that every cause must be followed by an effect, that every action is bound to react upon the actor with similar force and effect.This universal law is called Karma.

Shri Ramakrishna life story

Rāmkumār wanted Sri Ramakrishna to learn the intricate rituals of the worship of Kāli. To become a priest of Kāli one must undergo a special form of initiation from a qualified guru, and for Sri Ramakrishna a suitable brāhmin was found. But no sooner did the brāhmin speak the holy word in his ear than Sri Ramakrishna, overwhelmed with emotion, uttered a loud cry and

Gītās, Purāṇas, Itihāsas, Śāstras recommended

Vedic Hindu sacred literature is a treasury of hymns, legends, mythology, philosophy, science and ethics. From among this vast body of writings, each lineage recognizes a select portion as its secondary scripture, called smṛiti. Especially central are the ancient Sanskrit texts, such as the Itihāsas, Purāṇas and Dharma Śāstras, which are widely termed the classical smṛiti. Yes, this is the Great Index of all Smṛiti


Shiva Mānasa Pūjā is a special text for Mental Worship of Shiva written by legendary Hindu saint and philosopher of 9th century - Śankara-āchārya. In Shiva Mānasa Pūjā we concentrate on our inner, mental worship, attitude and purification. We imagine all treasures of the world and in our mind offer them as a gift to Shiva.

Ganapati Atharvashirsha

Ganapati Atharvashirsha Hymn in praise of Gaṇesha from the atharva veda - Ganapati Atharvashirsha, transliterated and translated meaning in English || gaṇapatyatharvaśīrṣopaniṣat (śrī gaṇeṣātharvaṣīrṣam) || Hymn in praise of Gaṇesha from the atharva veda.

Shri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Shatanaamavali

Shri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Shatanaamavali / sri subramanya ashtothram / 108 Names of Lord Murugan, text, transliterated and with meaning in English

Shiva Aarati - Om Jai Shiv Omkāra

aum jai shiv omkārā svāmī jai shiv omkārā brahmā vishnu sadāshiv ardhāngī dhārā aum jai shiv omkārā Aum, victory to Shiva-Omkara, victory to Shiva, To Brahmā, Vishnu and Sadashiva, partial holders of one body. Aum, victory to Shiva-Omkara. ekānan chaturānan pañchānan rāje hansānan garudāsan vrishavāhan sāje aum jai shiv omkārā To the one-faced, the four-faced, the five-faced, To the One whose mount is the swan,