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How to say happy new year in Tamil

New year is common to all cultures though the time and date differ. According to calendars and traditions, new year is celebrated …

Why Shiva is Called Ardhnarishwar

Before discussing why Shiva is called Ardhanarishwar, let us first split up this word and understand its meaning. (Ardha – half, Nari …

Telugu Counting from 1 to 100

Learning counting in any language is not easy if you can’t read the alphabet or the numerical symbols. However, if you have them …

How to say how are you in Tamil

Any typical conversation in Tamil starts after enquiring about one’s well-being. Here are different ways of asking ‘how are you?’ in Tamil. …

Why Shiva is Called Adiguru

The title Adiguru is explained as the first teacher (eternal teacher) or the Supreme Master. In this way, we can visualize Lord …

Why Shiva is Called Adiyogi

The term Yoga in Sanskrit is a highly comprehensive one. Very commonly associated with the eight-step path (Ashtanga Yoga) championed by the Sage …

Sanskrit Names of Earth

Earth is the planet we live on. We often refer the land itself as ‘earth’ because water can’t be called earth. This …

Why Shiva is Called Gangadhara

Why Shiva is Called Gangadhara

Lord Shiva is called as ‘Gangadhar’ as he carries the holy Ganges River on his matted hair. Why should Ganges flow from …

Why Shiva is Called Tripurari

The term Tripurari translates as the destroyer of the three cities. Let us go through the interesting mythological story narrating how Lord …

Why Krishna is called Vasudev

Why Krishna is Called Vasudev

One of Lord Krishna’s favorite names is Vaasudev. To understand the Sanskrit term, we must explore the roots of some other names. …

Why Krishna is called Shyam

Why Krishna is Called Shyam

Shyam is an enchanting name of Krishna used separately as well as in combination with other words like Radheshyam, Ghanshyam, Shyamsundar, Shyamgopal …

Why Krishna is called Ranchod

Why Krishna is Called Ranchod

Among the many names of Lord Krishna, the term Ranchod is perhaps an interesting one since it carries a negative connotation may …

Why Krishna is called Mukund

Why Krishna is Called Mukund

Krishna is the incarnation of the Supreme Godhead. Hinduism believes that God descends on this earth time and again to restore Dharma, …

Why Krishna is called Keshav

Why Krishna is Called Keshav

In the Vishnu Sahasranam Stotram, you find the name Keshav occurring as the 23rd and 648th names. Keshav is one of the …

Why Krishna is called Damodar

Why Krishna is Called Damodar

The splitting of the word ‘Damadar’ gives us the meaning (dam- rope) and udhar (belly). The other spellings of the word Damadar …

Why Krishna is called Thakurji

Why Krishna is Called Thakurji

The several names of Lord Krishna rose from his divine plays and the different roles and feats he accomplished. Most of such …

Why Krishna is called Kanhaiya

Why Krishna is Called Kanhaiya

The word Kanhaiya means the most beloved son. This is one of the most fitting titles to address Krishna since the story …

Why Krishna is called Govind

Why Krishna is Called Govind

The name Govind appears in the 187th and the 539th verses of Vishnu Sahasramanam Stotram. The literal translation of this Sanskrit term …

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