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  1. Gurudev, in Nepal, Lord Shiva is worshiped in the form of Pashupati Nath. What is the meaning of the word 'Pashupati'?

    Pashu (Hindi word for animal) means one that is tied down by something or is stuck in bondage. Paash is something like a rope; it is that something that ties you down or restricts you. There are eight kinds of Paash and so there are ...
  2. Who is Padmanabha

    Different organs of our body are governed by different devas. The solar plexus is connected with the sun, that’s why it is called the solar plexus. When the first rays of the sun fall on the solar plexus, it is very good for your body. This is why it is g ...
  3. Dashavatar

    Within our consciousness, the dashavataar (the ten incarnations) is eternally present. When the consciousness awakened, knowledge arose, then the Matsya(fish) incarnated; when that knowledge stabilized, became quiet, then Kurma(turtle) incarnated; the min ...
  4. Nataraja and the Chidambara Rahasya

    Nataraja, the dancing form of Lord Shiva, is a very beautiful symbol of the union of nature and the Divine. Nataraja holds fire in one hand, representing the fire element. A damaru in his other hand depicts the space element. Many forces in the universe a ...
  5. Secret of the Puranas

    Firstly, people should know about symbols. It is said that there are millions of Gods and Goddesses in India. In the Indian culture, we talk of families of Gods. A Goddess is depicted as riding a tiger, Gods have children and there are disputes amongst Go ...
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