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Symbolism of Garlands


A garland is a decorative wreath or cord (typically used at festive occasions) which can be hung round a person’s neck ,Originally garlands were made of flowers or leaves. Garlanding someone is a common practice among Indians and has been practiced since ancient times. It is used as a welcoming …

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The Importance of Ghee Lamp in Hinduism

Gee Lamps

The lamp has its own special place in Sanatan Vaidik Hindu Dharma. It is a form and a symbol of Tej (Absolute fire principle). The lamp is invoked as, ‘तमसो मा ज्‍योतिर्गमय ।’ meaning the lamp leads us from darkness towards light. It burns only to give message of peace …

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Importance of Havan


Havan is one of the ten positive virtues or niyam that is prescribed for the devotee whose aspiration is to draw closer to the Divine, ultimately acquiring oneness with him. It is also one way of performing Deva yagya, one of man’s five daily duties, according to the tenets of …

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22 Reasons to Believe Hinduism


22 Reasons to Believe Hinduism Is Based On Science                 1. People are advised to worship Neem and Banyan tree in the morning. Inhaling the air near these trees, is good for health. 2. If you are trying to look ways for stress management, there can’t be anything other than Hindu …

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Significance of Hindu Rituals & Festivals


Applying Tilak on the Forehead: On the forehead, between the two eyebrows; is a spot, that is considered as a major nerve point in human body; since ancient times. The Tilak is believed to prevent the loss of “energy”, the red ‘kumkum’ between the eyebrows is said to retain energy …

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Importance Of Bhagavad Gita in Today’s World


The Gita is not just a book about Liberation (Moksha). It is also a book on how to live in this world: i.e. how to lead a righteous life (dharma), accumulate wealth the right way (artha) and enjoy worldly pleasures (kama) the right way. It is often misunderstood that the …

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Importance of Certain Hindu Practices And Rituals

Matrimony, Matirmonials

Customs and traditions have always been an important part of Hindu religion and culture. There are a lot of Hindu customs and traditions observed in India. The culture of India has a history of more than 5,000 years. Each custom and practices have their own values and scientific basis on …

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Importance of Agni God in Hinduism

Agni God

Agni is the God of Fire and is one of the most prominent of the deities of the Vedas. With the exception of Lord Indra, more hymns are addressed to him than to any other deity. The worshippers of Agni prosper, attain wealth, and live long. He watches with a …

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