The Baba Who Played Dice with Lord Venkateshwara

The Baba Who Played Dice with Lord Venkateshwara

Tirupati Venkateshwara: An Avatar of Vishnu The deity, Venkateshwara, is an incarnation of Vishnu and is also called Balaji. He is the presiding deity of the renowned Tirumala Tirupati Venkateshwara temple in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. It is the richest Hindu temple in...
Benefits of Wearing Tulsi Mala

Benefits of Wearing Tulsi Mala

Tulsi, or holy basil, is a very holy plant for Hindus. The plant is worshipped as Goddess Tulsi. Tulsi plants can be seen in most Hindu homes, and it is the custom for women to pray to her in the morning after their bath. Many feel it is auspicious to plant Tulsi in...
Some Lessons from Lord Hanuman for Success in Life

Some Lessons from Lord Hanuman for Success in Life

Lord Hanuman is a popular deity in Hinduism. He has many devotees who worship him for protection from evil spirits and for resolving problems related to health, marriage, mental or psychological issues like fear, lack of confidence, depression, anxiety, negative...
Understanding the Effects and Remedies of Kala Sarpa Dosha

Understanding the Effects and Remedies of Kala Sarpa Dosha

The Effects of Kala Sarpa Dosha and its Remedies The Kala Sarpa Yoga/Dosha is a highly feared planetary affliction in Vedic Astrology. It is called a Dosha due to its inauspicious results. ‘Kal’ means ‘time’, and ‘Sarpa’ means ‘serpent’. It is also called Naga Dosha....
Goddess Lakshmi: Grantor of Divine Wealth and Power

Goddess Lakshmi: Grantor of Divine Wealth and Power

Few homes or business establishments in India will be without an image of Goddess Lakshmi. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity, is a very popular deity in Hinduism. She is Lord Vishnu’s consort. Clad in a red sari, adorned with gold jewelry, and seated on a...