Hindu Scriptures

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5 Reasons – Sanskrit Should Be The National Language Of India

Sanskrit had always been the unifying language of India before the Islamic invasion started around 1400 years ago. However, some experts with vested interests argue that Sanskrit has never been used as a medium of spoken communication in the southern part of India. Even today, if you see, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam are the predominant languages of south India. So,…

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18 Names Of Hindu Puranas (With PDF Downloads)

Most of the present-day Hinduism is directly or indirectly based on the legends written in the Puranas. It is a vast collection of ancient literature (originally written in Sanskrit) covering a wide range of subjects, especially the stories of the various gods and deities in Hinduism. The Puranas were composed in the post-Mahabharata period. Because not all the sections of…

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The 7 Most Beautiful Women In Hindu Mythology

Hindu mythology is full of such female characters that are so impressive, beautiful, and charismatic that sometimes it goes to a point where we start to doubt their existence altogether.   However, if we set our doubts aside, these extraordinary female characters from Indian mythology (mainly, the hindu scriptures) may simply challenge our perception of beauty. These gorgeous female characters not…

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Top 5 Differences Between Smriti & Shruti | Hindu Scriptures

The ancient Vedic literature is largely divided into two sections, one called “Shruti” and the other “Smriti”. Shruti is often considered the original knowledge of self or brahman, making it the ultimate authority in Hinduism, whereas Smriti is the interpretation given to Shruti by great sages of the time. Shruti vs Smriti The entire sacred texts of Hinduism’s core corpus…

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Vishnu vs Shiva – Who Is More Powerful In Hindu Mythology?

Countless religions have come and gone since the beginning of human civilization, but Hinduism has always stood against time, making it the oldest religion in the world. Despite its antiquity, some questions never got solved. One such question is – Vishnu & Shiva are said to be the supreme gods in Hinduism. They are the holy part of the Trimurti…