Stages of hindu life

STAGES OF HINDU LIFE In Vedic times, the span of a normal human life was averaged to be eighty-four years, with four sections of twenty-one years each. The first twenty-one years is known as the "Brahmacharya ashram", the stage of youth or learning, which requires a certain discipline, guidance and purity to gain the knowledge [...]

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Forms of worship

Forms of Worship Hindu ritual is divided into three types: (1) daily rituals called nitya; (2) specific rituals, called naimittika; and (3) personal rituals, called kamya. These three religious activities, nitya, naimittika, and kamya, are accomplished through three types of ritual. These rituals are yajna, (involving a sacrificial fire); puja (devotional offerings, usually flowers); and [...]

Hindu Goals

Based on the principle of progressive evolution of the soul. Doctrine of four ends forms the basis of individual and social life of a Hindu. 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 family and maintain [...]

recipe page

Ok, I can't control myself, I had to put more recipes in. So, I made a page just for them. If you have any vegetarian recipes please forward them to me (with attributes if appropriate) There are only a few so far but with your help it will get better.

Sri Parvati/Durga/Kali

This post about Sri Durga/Parvati/ Kali is probably debatable  as people have their own beliefs. Below is some information I collected, in places rewrote and tried to make sense of. If I goofed I apologise. If you want to add anything or have me change anything please let me know. I'm trying to give an [...]

Mother Lakshmi

Mother Lakshmi arose out of the sea of milk, the primordial cosmic ocean, bearing a red lotus in her hand.  Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva (creator, preserver and destroyer respectively)- wanted to have her for themself. Shiva’s claim was refused for he had already claimed the Moon, Brahma had Saraswati, so Vishnu claimed her and she [...]

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. [...]