Hindu Gods Symbolism: Vishnu & Lakshmi

Vishnu is the second of the gods triad in the Hindu theology and the middle one in between Brahma, the creator and Shiva, the destroyer. Vishnu is also called as Mahavishnu and is regarded as the protector or caretaker of the universe and all those created. Lakshmi or who is also popularly called as Mahalakshmi […]

Hindu Gods Symbolism: Brahma & Saraswati

Brahma is the four faced god in the Hindu theology and is considered as the god of creation. Saraswati is the consort of Lord Brahma. The wonderful symbolism behind Brahma and Saraswati is highly interesting. Both Brahma and Saraswati are shown to be seated on white lotus. Brahma emanates from the lotus that stemmed out […]

Hindu Gods Symbolism: Ganesha

Ganesha literally means the Lord of the Universal forces. Ganesha, the elephant faced God in Hindu theology is worshiped as the first God or the remover of obstacles. During every ritual or worship or while initiating anything, Ganesha is invoked in a turmeric image and worshiped as the remover of obstacles. Turmeric being the most […]

Why Hinduism Prescribes Idol Worship

  Hinduism has been described not as a religion, but as way of life practiced from times immemorial as denoted by the term ‘Sanatana Dharma’. While most religions would accept God as the creator, sustainer and destroyer of the universe, every religion talks of the ways in which man can establish connection with the divine. […]