Travelling To Varanasi? Here’s 7 incredible things you need to know

Even for seasoned travellers, Varanasi may be a challenging trip. You will have a complete culture shock there, and you won’t soon forget it. You will definitely feel something in this holy city, which will be both interesting and a roller coaster for your emotions. Expect the Unexpected This town is bizarre. Varanasi will not […]

7 reason why, you shouldn’t miss Dev Deepawali this year at Varanasi!

Dev deepawali 2022

Dev Deepawali is observed in Varanasi fifteen days after Diwali on Kartik Poornima, the full moon of the Hindu month of Kartik. Dev Deepawali does not exist in a vacuum.      It is observed on the final day of Ganga Mahotsav, which starts on Prabodhini Ekadashi (the eleventh day of the Kartik lunar month) […]

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 […]

Gayaji Pind Daan – Cost of Pind Daan in Gaya

Pind daan in gaya-Vishnupad temple in gaya ji

Gayaji Pind Daan is a ritual everyone should do every year or at least once in their lifetime, because Lord Vishnu has blessed the city and his footprint is still present in Vishnupad temple. Gaya, Bihar, is a city located in the Indian state of Bihar. It is one of the oldest and most sacred […]

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 […]