Where to do Pind Daan in Gaya? | Best Places to do Pind Daan in Gaya

Where to do Pind Daan in Gaya

Hindu tradition dictates that when a loved one dies, their soul cannot find peace until their last rites are performed. One of the most important last rites is pind daan or the ceremonial offering of rice balls to the ancestors. The ritual is typically done at the site of their death, but can also be […]

Where is Gaya situated? A take on Spiritual capital of East India

Where is Gaya Situated - Vishnupad Temple

Gaya is a city in India’s central Bihar state. It is the second-largest city in Bihar after Patna and is also the district headquarters of Gaya District and Magadh Division. The city is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of Patna, the state capital. Situated on the bank of the Phalgu River, Gaya has […]

How to reach Gaya Ji? | Visit the spiritual land of Gaya

How to reach Gaya ji

Confused about how to reach Gaya Ji – Read this post to know about Gaya Ji and how to reach it via road, air or train. Visiting Gaya Ji is a spiritual experience and everyone should at least once. Gaya is a town in Bihar, India. It is the second largest town in the state […]

12 Madhav | Dwadash Madhav | The Temples established by Lord Brahma

Rasleela - Lord Madhav with Radha - 12 Madhav

Lord Brahma’s Temples It is a religious belief that Lord Brahma established the Dwadash (12) Madhav at Prayagraj after the creation of the universe. The blessings of Kalpavas and a holy dip in Prayagraj’s Sangam are said to be gained only after circumambulating the 12 Madhav temples. The circumambulation of the 12 Madhav was done […]

Pitru Paksha 2022 | Things to keep in mind | Shradh & Pind Daan

pitru paksha shradh 2022

The Pitru Paksha is a Hindu ceremony in which Hindus pay honour to their ‘pitrs,’ or ancestors. It lasts 16 days during Krishna paksha, or the time between Purnima and Amavasya, in the month of Ashvin or Bhadrapada, according to the Hindu calendar. For three generations of ‘Pitrs,’ the Shraddha is performed. Reading sacred Hindu […]

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga | The Divine Home of Lord Shiva

Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain

The Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of India’s 12 Jyotirlingas, is located in the historic city of Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Mahakaal lingam at this temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is believed to be self-manifest, drawing currents of Shakti (strength) from within itself. A towering spire (shikhara) with complex and magnificent carvings adorns […]

Vishuddha Chakra – The Throat Chakra | Communicate with your true self

Vishuddha Chakra – Throat Chakra

What are Chakras? According to some spiritual beliefs, our bodies are more than simply physical and mental; they also contain an energetic system known as chakras. Chakra is a Sanskrit term that literally translates to “wheel” or “cycle.” There are seven primary chakras that run the length of your spine, from the base to the […]

The 12 Jyotirlingas of India | The Sacred Shrines of Lord Shiva’s

Jyotirlingas of India, Varanasi

Lord Shiva’s divine places, where he resides in many incarnations, are known as Jyotirlingas. This word’s meaning is similar to that of the previous one. ‘Jyoti’ means ‘light,’ also known as ‘radiance,’ and lingam or linga means sign,’ or ‘picture.’   Jyotirlinga literally means “Radiant Signs of Lord Shiva.” There are currently 12 primary Jyotirlingas […]