Visiting a Hindu Temple

This is the post, in hindsight, I should have written first. So you’ve been toying with the idea of visiting a Hindu temple but haven’t got up the nerve yet. Hopefully after reading this you’ll feel a little more at ease and much more likely to visit a temple real soon. To begin with: Attire- […]

new postings

Namaste/Namaskar/Haribol/Hari Om/Hi, So tonight I posted a little info on Sri Ram Parivar. Also take a look at the videos page. There’s a new edition. It’s  a trailer for a Video collection called “Little Krishna”. Please take a look, it’s quite beautiful and could be good for teaching kids about Lord Krishna and  his pastimes. […]

Sri Ram Parivar

Lord Rama is one of the most commonly adored gods of Hindus and is held as an ideal man and is the hero of the epic Ramayana. Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.He holds a bow and arrow to destroy evil. More commonly he is pictured in a family style, (Ram Parivar/Darbar) […]

Lord Shiva

He represents the aspect of God that continuously dissolves and recreates the universe. Lord Shiva is often misconstrued as being the destroyer this is misleading as what he is doing is fixing a broken universe in preparation for its renewal. Goddess Parvathi  is the wife/consort of Lord Shiva. They have two sons Ganesha and Kartikeya. […]

About last night.

Ok, I haven’t written regular blog stuff thus far so here goes. Last  night I visited my temple in Orlando (Shri Shivdham Hindu temple) . We are celebrating the one year anniversary of the installation of Sri Radhakrishna at the temple.  Here’s a few photos of the temple you might like. As always it was […]

Sri RadhaKrishna

Sri RadhaKrishna Before I begin I must say that Lord Krishna is my Ishta Devata and so I have more than a a soft spot for Sri Radha Krishna. Oh and if you read only one Holy Hindu book make it the Bhagavad Gita, a guidebook on how to conduct your life. Lord Krishna is […]

Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha Lord Ganesha is the most widely worshiped Hindu God. Lord Ganesha is the remover of all obstacles. He is the Lord of the followers (Ganas) and therefore called Ganesha or Ganapati.He has a human body with the head of an elephant. The eldest son of Lord Shiva is also known as Vinayak ( […]

Hindu Do’s and Dont’s

Yamas and Niyamas These are the codes of Conduct within Hinduism but they will work for all. They were written by the Saiva Guru Patanjali using codes already contained within the Vedas. (I have been abbreviated them ) THE 10 VEDIC RESTRAINTS, YAMA 1. Noninjury, Ahimsa – Do not harm others by thought, word or […]

Hindu goals

Based on the principle of progressive evolution of soul. Doctrine of four ends forms the basis of individual and social life of a Hindu. The four Goals are: Dharma Good moral and ethical practices according to the scriptures. Includes all duties, individual, social and religious Artha (Wealth): One must earn enough order to raise a […]