Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga | The Divine Home of Lord Shiva

Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain

The Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of India’s 12 Jyotsirlingas, 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 […]

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 […]

Anahata Chakra – The Divinity of Heart Chakra | 2 ways to unblock Heart Chakra

Anahata Chakra - Heart Chakra

The Anahata Chakra (Heart Chakra) is located near the heart in the centre of the chest. Chakras are supposed to provide subtle energy that aids in the optimal functioning of your organs, mind, and intellect. Two star-shaped, stacked triangles are depicted in its symbolic representation. The Heart Centre is also the seat of emotions and […]

Best Places to do Pind Daan in India | 14 Mystical Places of India

Pind Daan in Gaya

What is Pind Daan?   According to Hindu holy texts, a pind is a round object. This is how pind daan earned its name, as food cooked in the shape of a round ball is served to the soul by his or her relatives at shradh karma.   Pind is formed from kneading rice or […]

Best Places to do Asthi Visarjan in India | 15 Spiritual places of India

Asthi Visarjan in India

What is Asthi Visarjan?   Asthi Visarjan is a last rite/ritual being performed by the Hindus, to provide salvation or moksha to the departed soul of their loved ones.   The ashes of the dead ones are being immersed over the holy river the Ganges to provide salvation & the Teerth purohits or pandas(priest) perform […]