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Daitya Sudan Temple: Attempt Of Conversion To Mosque

Daitya Sudan Temple is a Vishnu temple dated to the Chalukya Dynasty which ruled Central and Southern India between the 6th and 12th centuries. This...

The Birth of Sita Devi

In honor of Sita Devi's Appearance, we present a beautiful Indian Miniature depicting an episode from the Ramayana -- the Birth of Sita devi....

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

The Antiquity of Deity Worship in the Vedic Tradition

by Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) There have been some people who have declared that the worship of Deities or images or the murti in...

Naimisharanya, Part 6

In our first segment of this series, we featured one of the most famous holy sites at Naimisharanya Dhama – the Chakra Kunda at...

Naimisharanya, Part 5

Among the many inconceivable pastimes that have taken place at the Holy Dhama of Naimisharanya are those of the great sage Dadhichi. Maharishi Dadhichi...

Naimisharanya, Part 4

Among the unlimited numbers of tirthas on earth, Naimisharanya is the foremost among them. The best among all tirthas, Naimisharanya is said to be...

Naimisharanya, Part 3

The Bhagavat Purana says that there is no holy place on earth that compares to Naimisharanya. In this sacred tirtha, Maha Vishnu killed the...

Naimisharanya, Part 2

The forest of Naimisharanya is the aranya svarupa, or forest manifestation of Lord Vishnu. 'Naimishe' also refers to Visnu's name, Animish, and Naimish-kshetra refers...

Naimisharanya

The forest of Naimisharanya is the aranya svarupa or forest manifestation of Lord Vishnu, and is therefore a sacred tirtha. Over the ages, it...