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APAH SUKTAM ( आपः सुक्तम् )

APAH SUKTAM : SUKTA FROM RIG VEDA, DEDICATED TO WATER

The Apah Suktam is a sukta from Rig Veda (10.9). O Water, because of your presence, the Atmosphere is so refreshing, and imparts us with vigor and strength; We revere you who gladdens us by your Pure essence || आपः   सुक्तम् || || Apah Suktam || आपो हि ष्ठा मयोभुवस्था न ऊर्जे दधातन । महे रणाथ चक्षसे ॥१॥ Aapo hishthaa mayo-bhuv-sthaa ...

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SURYASHTAKAM ( सूर्याष्टकम् )

SURYASHTAKAM : VERY POWERFUL PRAYER DEDICATED TO THE SUN

The Suryashtakam is a eight verse Octet in praise of the God Sun. The Sun in Hinduism is not just an object which lights and gives life to our solar system,but the only visible God whom we see everyday of our lives and depend upon for our existence.The worship of the Sun has great significance in the Hindu religion. The ...

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SHREE RAM RAKSHA STOTRA ( श्री राम रक्षा स्तोत्र )

SHREE RAMA RAKSHA STOTRA : A PRAYER DEDICATED TO SHRI.RAMACHANDRA

Shree Ram Raksha Stotra is a prayer dedicated to Shri.Ramachandra, to seek his protection in life,protection from all worldly worries, and the ill effects of the nine planets during their transits. ||श्री राम रक्षा स्तोत्र|| || Shree Ram Raksha Stotra| | ॐ श्रीगणेशाय नमः अस्य श्रीरामरक्षास्तोत्रमंत्रस्य . बुधकौशिक ऋषिः श्रीसीतारामचंद्रो देवता . अनुष्टुप् छंदः सीता शक्तिः . श्रीमद् हनुमान कीलकम् ...

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DWADASH JYOTIRLINGAM STOTRAM ( द्वादश ज्योतिर्लिंगम स्तोत्रम )

DWADASH JYOTIRLINGAM STOTRAM : A DEVOTIONAL OBJECT REPRESENTING THE GOD SHIVA

Jyotirlingam is a devotional object representing the god Shiva. Jyoti  means ‘radiance’ and  lingam the ‘mark or sign’ of Shiva, or a symbol of the pineal gland; Jyotirlingam thus means the The Radiant sign of The Almighty. There are twelve traditional Jyotirlinga shrines in India. The worship of the Jyotirlingas has great significance and importance in the Hindu religion. This ...

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NIRVANASHATAKAM ( निर्वाणषटकम् )

NIRVANA SHATAKAM : A BEAUTIFUL POEM WRITTEN BY ADI SHANKARACHARYA

The great  Sri Adi Shankaracharya  of the eighth century summarized the entirety of Advaita Vedanta (non-dualistic philosophy) in six stanzas. Nirvanashatakam is a beautiful poem written by Adi Shankaracharya, in which the state of Jnana, the Paramartika Satya is beautifully explained. Adi Shankaracharya explains how one should investigate into the true nature of Atman/Brahman by rejecting the Anatma’s (Non-Self) that ...

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