SHIV DHAAM shivdhaam , astrology, festival dates, Karma and Dharma, Lakshmi Narayan, Knowledge for mankind,Spirituality, creation of universe, about universe , real hell ,Problems in hell, after death , duty as a son , wifes duty. http://www.shivdhaam.com/ Greatness of Shiva - SHIV DHAAM During the churning of the Milky Ocean by the Devas and Asuras, the serpent Vasuki began to emit large amounts of the dreded Kalakuta( poison), which was suffocating both. Listening to their mercy please, Lord Shiva  drank the entire poison, due to which his....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015020735 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015020735 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:10:05 GMT Navagraha Shanti Mantras - SHIV DHAAM शुभ अशुभ कर्मों के अनुसार ग्रहों का भी मनुष्‍य के जीवन पर प्रभाव पड़ता है. अशुभ ग्रहों का प्रभाव दूर कर शुभ ग्रहों को अनुकूल बनाने के लिए ग्रहों के मंत्र, प्रार्थना तथा उनसे संबंधित णमोकार मंत्र एवं तीर्थंकर का जाप बताया गया है. जिस ग्रह का जाप किया जाये, उसी....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015020136 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015020136 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:07:01 GMT Vedic Astrology - SHIV DHAAM Vedic Astrology is the astrology of India. It is said to have been intuitively perceived thousands of years ago by the same ancient mystics who developed the various techniques of meditation and yoga for which India is so well known. It is called "Jyotish", which....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015015636 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015015636 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:01:25 GMT Worship - SHIV DHAAM Worship Puja – usually refers to ritual worship of the murti Bhajan – adoration; indicates worship with love. Often refers to devotional singing or the hymns themselves Seva – indicates service (and the appropriate mood of....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102937 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102937 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:30:27 GMT Basant Panchami - SHIV DHAAM   Basant Panchami, also known as Shri Panchami, is a Hindu festival dedicated to goddess Saraswati. This popular festival is observed on the fifth day of the Hindu month of Magh. Being an important Hindu festival, all Hindus celebrate this day with much....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102859 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102859 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:29:26 GMT Ram Navmi - SHIV DHAAM  At that time Ravan, king of Lanka, was terrorizing the people, and all were longing for liberation from his menace. Ravan had acquired great power because he had obtained from god Brahma the boon that he would never die at the hands of gods, or gandharvas, or....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102626 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102626 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:28:55 GMT The Four Types of Mukti or Liberation - SHIV DHAAM 1. Ordinary mukti (Ordinary moksha) 2. Videh mukti 3. Jivanmukti 4. Param mukti      1 Ordinary mukti is achieved only after death by some exceptionally God-fearing, Truth-loving, good souls; and this mukti....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102522 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102522 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:26:12 GMT Dussehra - SHIV DHAAM Dussehra is a popular festival celebrated by Hindus all over India, albeit with different names. It is also known as Vijayadashmi ('Vijay' meaning 'victory' and 'Dashmi meaning 'tenth day), as it is believed that it was on this day that Lord....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102336 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015102336 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:25:09 GMT Karwa Chauth - SHIV DHAAM  Karwa Chauth is celebrated mostly by the married women in North India. On this day, they observe a fast, praying for the long life, well being and prosperity of their husband. They break their fast in the evening, after moonrise. On this sacred festival, people....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084918 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084918 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:21:06 GMT Makar Sankranti - SHIV DHAAM Makar Sankranti is a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of India. According to the lunar calendar, when the sun moves from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn or from Dakshinayana to Uttarayana, in the month of Poush in mid-January, it....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084717 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084717 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:49:08 GMT Ganesha Chaturthi - SHIV DHAAM Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as 'Vinayak Chaturthi' or 'Vinayaka Chavithi' is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha . It is observed during the Hindu month of Bhadra (mid-August to....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084538 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084538 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:47:11 GMT Krishna Janmashtami - SHIV DHAAM The birthday of Hinduism's favorite Lord Krishna is a special occasion for Hindus, who consider him their leader, hero, protector, philosopher, teacher and friend all rolled into one. Krishna took birth at midnight on the ashtami or the 8th day of the....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084256 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084256 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:45:26 GMT Why Celebrate Holi? - SHIV DHAAM Holi or 'Phagwah' is the most colourful festival celebrated by followers of the Vedic Religion. It is celebrated as harvest festival as well as welcome-festival for the spring season in India. The festival of Holi can be regarded as a celebration of the Colors....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084119 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015084119 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:42:44 GMT Sanatan Dharma - SHIV DHAAM Conversion The Hindus, like the Jews, do not convert others Toleration? Toleration means that,  I think that you are wrong and I am just allowing you to live. Is it not a blasphemy to think that you and I are allowing others to live? Dharma - From....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015083529 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015083529 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:40:29 GMT Gayatri mantra and the three Vedas - SHIV DHAAM This letter AUM (OM), indeed, is the (inferior) Brahman (Hiranyagarbha); and this letter is, indeed, the Supreme Brahman. Anybody, who, while meditating on this letter, wants any of the two, to him comes that. -Katha Upanisad, I.ii.16 This medium is the best; this medium....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082856 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082856 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:31:05 GMT Supreme Lord Vishnu - SHIV DHAAM  In Hinduism, there is a long standing tradition of honoring 3 major gods: Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu. Each of them have their loyal group of followers, or devotees. Many temples and places of worship in India are dedicated to one of these three. But Vishnu and....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082637 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082637 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:28:44 GMT What is Puja? - SHIV DHAAM Puja (alternative spelling pooja ; Sanskrit: "reverence" or "worship") is a religious ritual which most Hindus perform every morning after bathing and dressing but prior to taking any food or drink. Puja is seen as a way of relating humans to the....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082538 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082538 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:26:26 GMT Kundalini Yoga - SHIV DHAAM In Hindu thought, kundalini refers to the psychic or cosmic energy that lies dormant in most people. It is sometimes identified with Shakti, the Great Goddess who is equated with divine energy. When dormant, the kundalini is said to lie coiled like a snake ( kunda....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082207 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082207 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:25:26 GMT Vishnu is the Supreme Lord - SHIV DHAAM  Vishnu, whose name means "All-Pervading," is the protector of the world and the restorer of moral order ( dharma ). He is peaceful, merciful, and compassionate. To Vaisnavites, Vishnu is the Supreme Lord.  Shiv means vishnu and vishnu means shiv....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082047 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015082047 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:21:54 GMT Devi as Mother - SHIV DHAAM Devi, the Divine Female, revered by all, as is revered a mother, is better and universally known as the Mother Goddess. Reverence for 'mother' is inherent in any one born, a beast or a man, and is the first pious impulse in a child, which shapes the flesh to a....]]> http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015081518 http://www.shivdhaam.com//news.php?name=2015081518 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:15:42 GMT