Vedas

Shruti, Apaurusheya, Samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka, Rig Veda, Yajur, Sama, Atharva, Atharvana, Atharva-Angirasa, Brahma-jnana, Brahma Sutras, Sruti, Sayana, Yajna, Kratu, Chhandas, Metre,

The unassailable glory of lord Bhuvaneshwara – the primordial Skambha supporting the worlds

  PRAYER   I bow to my divine brother, Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles, the first worshipable benevolent god; I bow to my divine brother, devasena-pati viz. Skanda, the commander-in-chief who presides over the positive forces (devatas). I…
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The Imperishable Glory of Lord Kameshwara – The Primordial God of Desire

  PRAYER I bow to my divine brother, Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles, the first worshipable benevolent god; I bow to my divine brother, devasena-pati viz. Skanda, the commander-in-chief who presides over the positive forces (devatas). I prostrate…
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The Unfading Glory of Mahakala – The Primordial and Eternal Supreme Time!

Dedication: In this auspicious month of Kartika this article I dedicate to lord Shiva personified as the supreme time called as Mahakala. Since Mahakala and Mahakali are one and the same depicted as two, this article is equally dedicated to…
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The unborn Rudra of Svetaswatara Upanishad and Sata Rudriya hymn is Umapati Mahadeva beyond doubt!

| Om Namah Shivaya | Shivaya Gurave Namah |   Background (Reason behind writing this article) I don’t know where my Hinduism is heading at! Poor lord Shiva is being deprived of all his properties by humans. The hymn Sri…
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sampUrNa vishNu tatwaM – Demystifying the Mystic Vishnu

I salute you O my divine brother Vighneshwara and request you to remove all the obstacles in this spiritual write-ups; I salute my divine brother Skanda, the mighty generalissimo of the celestials to make me victorious in my attempt of…
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NARAYANA SUKTAM – A hymn to Tripurasundari Devi

NOTICE: This article needs to be updated. Have found some wonderful evidences to enhance this article. Sometimes I feel I should rewrite it based on the latest findings and evidences structuring it in a more logical fashion. Hence for the…
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Rudra! – The God of Sandhya Vandanam and Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri Mantra is credited to sage Vishwamitra. He derived Gayatri mantra from the following verse of Rig Veda which is a prayer to the Sun god (Savitar).“tat saviturvareṇyaṃ bhargho devasya dhīmahi dhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt ” (RV 3:62:10) “May we…
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Rudra is the Sacrifice (yajnA), Uma is the Altar (vEdi) and they created this Universe

Well, before getting into the mainstream discussion on ‘Sacrifice’, I would like to touch upon one topic which has been found creating too many misconceptions all around the internet forums. In many forums few friends are found to be spreading…
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Tatwam Behind Rudra Deriving Strength From Vishnu (Rig Veda 7.40.5)

ALLEGATION: “Shiva Derives Power From Vishnu”. BASIS: The basis of the above allegation is the following verse from Rig Veda. “asya devasya mīḷhuṣo vayā viṣṇoreṣasya prabhṛthe havirbhiḥ |vide hi rudro rudriyaṃ mahitvaṃ yāsiṣṭaṃ vartiraśvināvirāvat |” (Rig Veda 7.40.5)“With offerings I…
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