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one of the major eighteen Puranas which contains five parts- Srishtikhand, Bhumikhand, Swargkhand, Patalkhand and Uttarkhand.
the soul of any living being. or jiva (Sanskrit: "the embodied atman") Individual Self.
a Hindu deity, one of the most important of the Vedic gods. He is also known as God of Fire.
also known as Dharmakshetra, According to the Puranas, Kurukshetra is a region named after King Kuru, the ancestor of Kauravas and Pandavas, as depicted in epic Mahabharata.
Navagraha i.e. The Major 9 Planets.
Kshatriya (from kshatra, "rule, authority") is one of the four varna (social orders) of the Hindu society.
Question related to cows regarding Hinduism.
typically counted as the fourth avatar of Vishnu's Dashavatara.
Radha also called Radhika, Radharani and Radhikarani, is a Hindu goddess who is almost always depicted alongside Krishna and features prominently within the theology of today's Vallabha and Gaudiya Va…
a sacred text of Hinduism and one of the four Vedas,
a prose text describing Vedic rituals, history and mythology associated with the Śukla Yajurveda.
The process of initiating a person with a mantra by a guru is called initiation. This is called Deeksha in common usage.
can be used for questions regarding the stories of itihasas i.e.,Ramayana and Mahabharata. These two are classified as Itihasas.
First among Pandavas also known as Dharmaraja.
The descendants of Kuru, a legendary king who is the ancestor of many of the characters of the Mahābhārata. The well-known Kauravas are Duryodhana, Dushasana, Vikarna, Yuyutsu and Dussala.
A South Indian Shaivite sect based on the Tamil poetry of the 63 Nayanars.
considered sacred and is personified as goddess Ganga.
the tenth avatar of the god Vishnu in the current Mahayuga, foretold to appear at the end of Kali Yuga, the current epoch. The Purana scriptures foretell that …
for questions regarding other gitas like Shiva Gita, Rama Gita, etc., For bhagavad Gita, use [bhagavad-gita]
For questions which ask about locations in Hindu texts.
a distinguished path which is related to understanding the shiva-shakti tattvas by special worship. The upasana is dedicated to Sri lalita (Lalita tripurasundari). C…
can be used for general questions about dreams. A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that usually occurs involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of slee…
one of the Vishnu Puranas. It is essentially a dialogue between Lord Vishnu and Garuda. This Purana deals specific issues of Hindu philosophy connected with death, funeral rites an…
primarily an act of willing abstinence or reduction from certain or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. Some Hindus fast on certain days such as Ekadasi, Pradosha kalam, Purnima…
Also known as Ananda Tirtha, he was the chief proponent of the Dvaita (dualism) school of Vedanta.