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Is Lord Shiva dark in complexion?

Depending upon the situation, time and place, god Shiva can appear to be of different complexions. Chapter 14, Anushasana Parva, Mahabharata क्रीडते ऋषिकन्याभिर्ऋषिपत्नीभिरेव च। ऊर्ध्वकेशो महाशेफो ...
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What is Spirituality? What is a Spiritual path?

Swami Ranganathan has given a beautiful quote on spirituality. He says, "when I close my eyes I find peace within and when I open my eyes I feel what can I do for you". Spirituality refers ...
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Are there famous deities/gods or spiritual supremo, who had a daughter?

There are two most popular and one of the most revered sages who had goddesses as daughter. Rishi Bhrigu, and Rishi Katyayana. 1. Rishi Bhrigu Bhrigu is one of the most exalted sages, son of god ...
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Is any god name eligible for nama japa?

From Third Samas-Fourth Dashak of Shree Dasbodh by Samartha Ramdas,  Majority of the part explains the benefits and importance of "Rama-nama", but the following two verses are more generally ...
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13 core times namasmarana

Question 1. While doing namasmarana with mouth if another worldly thought comes into our mind then does that namasmarana gets counted? To my limited knowledge, I think we'd be hard pressed to find ...
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