Mythology

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13 Animated Films On Indian Mythology – Ramayana & Mahabharata

After witnessing the financial success in producing animated films outside of the mainstream children’s genre, many Indian production houses are now attempting to produce full-length animated films (both in 2D and 3D) based on some of the popular Indian mythological stories, often on the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana, or their characters. So, here is a list of some of…

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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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Father & Mother Of Lord Shiva – Who Gave Birth To Him

Lord Shiva is one of the most well-known hindu-gods in the world. People know him best as the god of ultimate destruction, however a few ancient scriptures mention him as the resurrector of the universe as well. He is among the three most prominent gods of Hinduism (Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva himself), also known as the Trimurti. Lord Shiva is…

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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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Rama Ashtakam Stotram Lyrics In English With Meaning

Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the entire cosmic universe. All the avatars of Lord Vishnu, including Lord Rama thereby, were born to protect dharma (cosmic law and order) on earth.  Rama Ashtakam is a stotram written by Sage Vyas in the praise of Lord Rama and his divine legends. It’s very soothing to…

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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…