Ramcharitmanas | Epic Poem by Goswami Tulsidas

Ramcharitmanas is a divine poem composed by Sri Tulsidas during the 16th century AD.This poem is considered as one of the master pieces of the Holy Texts of Hinduism. Tulsidas is considered as an incarnation of Rishi Valmiki, who wrote the Ramayana during the Treta Yuga. This work was appreciated by several ancient kings, scholars […]

Sri Divya Prabhandham, Collection of 4000 Tamil Songs by Alvar saints

Sri Divya Prabhandham also called as Nalayira Divya Prabhandham is a collection of 4,000 Tamil songs composed by the Alvar saints, and it was compiled in an appropriate manner by the Vaishnavite Saint Sri Nathamuni, during the 10th century AD. This work was written in the form of poems, which was sung by the Alvar […]

Thirumurai

Thirumurai is a divine collection of songs written in praise of Lord Shiva, in the wonderful Tamil language, before few centuries ago, by various Shaivite Saints like Appar, Sambandhar, Sundarar, Karaikal Ammaiyar, Cheraman Perumal, Sekkizhar and Nambi. Some of the Marvellous songs from Thirumurai are as follows:- I offer my humble salutations and I bow […]

Thirupugazh Songs

Thirupugazh is a rich treasure which contains beautiful poems penned by the famous Saint and Muruga Devotee, Sri Arunagirinathar during the 15th-century AD, and this text tastes like a sweet honey. This holy text is considered as one of the famous poems in the Tamil literature, and it was highly praised by the great kings, […]

Sri Sivagnana Botham

Meykandar (13th century AD) also known as MeykandaDevar, was a great shaiva saint and scholar. He had rendered a famous devotional work called as Siva Jnana Bodham which tells the importance of the shaivism sect and features the greatness of Lord Shiva. His appearance closely resembles similar to Lord Muruga. His birth name was Swethavana […]

Sri Sai Satcharitra | Divine Biography of Shirdi Saibaba

Sri Sai Satcharitra is a famous devotional book which tells about the real life incidents happened in the life of Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi. This wonderful book was written by Sri. Hemadpant, and it was published during the year 1930. It was translated into English language and published in the year 1944, by Shri. […]

Yuddha Kanda in Ramayana

Yuddha Kanda is the sixth chapter in Ramayana, and in this chapter, the war between Rama and Ravana was mentioned in detail. After meeting Ma Sita, Lord Hanuman explained it in detail to Rama, and Rama had decided to build a bridge from Dhanushkoti to Sri Lanka. He made several commands to the Vanaras and […]

Kishkindha Kanda in Ramayana

Kishkindha Kanda is the fourth chapter of Valmiki Ramayana, and it describes the meeting between Lord Rama with the Vanaras. The ancient Kishkindha is believed to have been situated in the present place of Hampi in Karnataka. Ancient Kishkindha kingdom contains full of natural beauty, surrounded with holy trees, and various kinds animals were also […]

Sundarakanda | Sundara Kandam in Ramayana

Lord Hanuman

Sundarakanda (Sundarakandam) is one of the chapters in the great epic Ramayana. It was written in Sanskrit by Maharishi Valmiki, who has written the entire epic Ramayana. In SundaraKandam, the great tasks performed by Lord Hanuman were mentioned and also the various good qualities of Hanuman like his selflessness nature, obedience, confidence, great strength, and […]

Atma Bodha (Self Knowledge), Shankaracharya’s Treatise of Knowledge of the Self

Adi Shankaracharya with disciples

Atma Bodha or knowledge of Self (Atma) is an outcome of deep thinking about why we are born and living, influencing or getting influenced by every one around us, developing relations with them both physically and mentally, worrying for them and either losing them or leaving them temporarily due to life cycle and permanently by […]

Basava Purana, Epic Poem praising Basaveshwara by Palkuriki Somanatha

The Basava Purana is a devotional poem written in praise of Lord Basavanna, an incarnation of Lord Nandeeswara, and it was written during the 13th century AD, by Palkuriki Somanatha in Telugu language. It is considered as a sacred text by the Lingayat sect of people. Lingayats used to worship Lord Basava as their Ishta […]

Dasbodh Jayanti

Dasbodh Jayanti is the day of creation of Dasbodh, an insightful spiritual text for human life. Meaning for the word, Dasbodh, in simple terms, means “giving valuable advice to the disciple”. Dasbodh is a holy text, which was orally told by Swami Samarth Ramdas to his best disciple, Kalyan Swami, and the text was written in […]

Dhruva Purana

During the beginning of the last century, a staunch devotee of Sri Padarajar, whose name was Padmanabacharya, has written the Dhruva Purana and circulated a few copies of it to the devotees of Sri Padarajar at Mulbagal Mutt, Karnataka. I have got these details from my Madhwa Brahmin friend Sridhar, who previously worked along with […]

Sri Narasimha Navaratna Manjari

Sri Narasimha Navaratna Manjari was written by a famous Madhwa Brahmin Scholar Sri Narasimhacharya during 18th Century AD.He was also a great devotee of Guru Raghavendra, who was an incarnation of Sri Bhakta Prahalada. In this text, he praises about Lord Narasimha, who dwells in various temples in the earth, and he also mentions about […]

Important Aspects of Mahabharat

Though Mahabharat was composed by Maharishi Vedavyasa but it was beautifully written by the first god Vinayaka. Mahabharat is considered as one of the best Hindu scriptures and it is a great spiritual treasure of Hindu Religion. The Bhagwad Gita which acts as a holy bible for the Hindus is being derived only through Mahabharata. […]

Vidura Neethi, A guide for Management

Vidura Neethi is a great guide for management skills and potential organizational behavior. Even when one is confronted with the worst trials ans tribulations, he should not lose his balance. Patience is a virtue and the quality of endurance (Krishna) is the hallmark of nobility. This is evidenced by dharmaputra’s absolute calmness and unperturbed out look. Sri karpangadu Venkatachariar expounding the Mahabharatha […]

Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam

The Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam is a collection of the various divine plays performed by Lord Shiva in the life of his devotees in order to test their true bhakti, and these interesting incidents were written by the 16th-century Shaivite Saint and Poet Sri Paranjothi Munivar, and he was born in a pious Shaivite family at Vedaranyam […]

Brahma Sutras | Philosophical, Spiritual ideas of Upanishads

The Brahma Sutras are written in Sanskrit and it was written by the great sage Vyasa. The text contains the philosophies and spiritual teachings of the great sages, and it contains some portions of Vedic texts. The Brahma Sutras tells us about the need to worship the great almighty, who is considered as the “SUPREME […]

Manusmriti | World’s First Constitution

The Manusmriti is an ancient Sanskrit text that contains the details about the principles of Dharma like providing food to the living beings in the earth like birds, animals and humans, helping others and behaving with others in a kind manner, worshipping of gods, performing meditation and visiting to the temples etc. It also contains […]

Narayaneeyam | Poetic form of Bhavata Purana

guruvayurappan in guruvayur temple

Narayaneeyam is a holy Sanskrit text, which consists of beautiful poems from the Bhagavata Purana. It was written by Narayana Bhattathiri, during 16th century AD, who was one of the famous poets in Kerala. The Bhagavata Purana is a sacred text, and it tells us about the significance of Lord Krishna, his wonderful Leelas, miracles […]