Shri Sudarshana Ashtakam with meaning for Removing Fear, Obstacles and Illness.

Hari Om Shri Sudarshana Ashtakam was composed by Shri Vedanta Desikacharya of Thoppil. Shri sudarshana Ashtakam is one of the most powerful prayers dedicated to Lord Sudarshana, the main weapon of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that those who chant Sudarshana Ashtakam with devotion will fulfill all his desires and will be able to remove any … Continue reading Shri Sudarshana Ashtakam with meaning for Removing Fear, Obstacles and Illness.

Lord Vishnu, Concept of Avatars and Theory of Evolution

Hari Om Concept of Avatars In the Puranic mythologies of ancient India, the legend of the Avatar is considered one of the most important myths of the Vedic culture. It is particularly associated with the God Vishnu, one of the principle deities of the Hindu trinity which also includes Brahma, the creator and Shiva, the … Continue reading Lord Vishnu, Concept of Avatars and Theory of Evolution

Kalki Avatar and Kalki Purana – How Will the World End?

Hari Om This incarnation, unlike those already described, has yet to be made. It is the hope of the Hindus, that he who has so frequently visited the earth to restore order and happiness will come yet again to inaugurate a reign of universal goodness, peace, and prosperity. When Vishnu in the form of Krishna … Continue reading Kalki Avatar and Kalki Purana – How Will the World End?

Nama Traya Astra Mantra for Protection from Diseases – A Vedic Remedial prayer to Remove Fear of COVID-19

Hari Om Achyuta Ananta Govinda । Om Achyutaya Namaha ॥ Om Anantaya Namaha ॥ Om Govindaya Namaha ॥ The Agni Purana mentions this powerful mantra which is supposed to be an effective cure for all diseases. The God of Fire, Agni gives an assurance that when this mantra is chanted with faith and devotion, one … Continue reading Nama Traya Astra Mantra for Protection from Diseases – A Vedic Remedial prayer to Remove Fear of COVID-19

Glory, Importance and Significance of Lord Rama

Hari Om Most of the Indians (Hindus) know the story of Lord Sri Rama, the epic Ramayana, and Lord Hanuman (the greatest devotee of Lord Sri Rama), but only few know the significance and importance of Rama Nama. To speak about Lord Sri Rama and significance of RAMA Nama probably, Lord Hanuman is the most … Continue reading Glory, Importance and Significance of Lord Rama

The Miracle that is Thirupathi!

Hari Om Thirupathi, the abode of the Lord on the Seven Hills, is powerful for more reasons than one... There is a miracle that occurs every day in the sanctum sanctorum of Thirumalai Thirupathi! Most people are able to visit Thirupathi about once a year. Even then, one has to wait in the queue for … Continue reading The Miracle that is Thirupathi!

Highly Beneficial Sravana Vratham (Fasting) for Lord Vishnu

Hari Om Sravana Vratham (fasting) is observed by Vishnu devotees. It is quite similar to Ekadasi fast. A brief description of Sravana Vratham Procedure is discussed here. The fast is observed every month on the Sravana Nakshatram day. The fasting is for a whole day from sunrise to next day sunrise – this is recommended … Continue reading Highly Beneficial Sravana Vratham (Fasting) for Lord Vishnu

108 Divya Desams – The 108 powerful Sri Vishnu Temples

Hari Om A Divya Desam or Vaishnava Divya Desam is one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Alvars (saints).  Alvars and Divyaprabhanda The word azhwar in Tamil, means one who immerses oneself into the ocean of the countless attributes of god.  Azhwars are considered the twelve supreme devotees of Vishnu, who were instrumental in popularising  Vaishnavism during the 5th-8th centuries AD.  The … Continue reading 108 Divya Desams – The 108 powerful Sri Vishnu Temples

Thiru Narayana Perumal in Melkote – Powerful Kretha Yuga Temple

Hari OM Located in Mandya District, Karnataka, 35 km north of Srirangapatna on the banks of the Cauvery, at the foot of Yadava Giri, Thiru Narayana Perumal temple in Melkote dates back to the Kretha Yuga and is referred to as Dakshina Badri. Brahma’s sons Sanatkumaras brought their father’s pooja idol ‘Lord Narayana’ and installed … Continue reading Thiru Narayana Perumal in Melkote – Powerful Kretha Yuga Temple

Vaikunta Ekadashi – Significance and Guidelines

Hari OM Vaikunta Ekadashi (6th January 2020) Om Namo Venkateshaya! Vaikunta Ekadashi, or Mukkoti Ekadasi, is the most important of the twenty four Ekadashi observances in South India. Fasting and all night prayer dedicated to Lord Vishnu is the main observance of the day. It is believed that venerating Lord Vishnu on Vaikunda Ekadasi will … Continue reading Vaikunta Ekadashi – Significance and Guidelines