Why we throw coins into River

Why we throw coins into River? Is there any science behind this Hindu tradition? The general reasoning given for this act is that it brings Good Luck. However, scientifically speaking, in the ancient times, most of the currency used was made of copper unlike the stainless steel coins of today. Copper is a vital metal […]

Why do Indian Women wear Toe Rings | Science behind Toe rings

Why do Indian Women wear Toe Rings? What is the Science behind Toe rings? Wearing toe rings is not just the significance of married women but there is science behind it. Normally toe rings are worn on the second toe. A particular nerve from the second toe connects the uterus and passes to heart. Wearing toe […]

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant | Science behind Tulasi Pooja

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant? What is the science behind Tulasi Pooja? Hindu religion has bestowed ‘Tulsi’, with the status of mother. Also known as ‘Sacred or Holy Basil’, Tulsi, has been recognized as a religious and spiritual devout in many parts of the world. The vedic sages knew the benefits of Tulsi and […]

Science behind Hindu Traditions


‘The Science behind Hindu Traditions’ is elaborated in this post. Indian Customs Vs Scientific Reasons Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge and moved from generations to generations as traditions. Though the common people did […]

Science behind Navratri Festival | Why we celebrate Navratras?

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Why do we have Navratras? Science behind Navratri Festival | Why we celebrate Navratras? Our living style has drastically changed if we compare it to the society hundreds & thousands of years ago. The traditions which we follow in present are not establishments of today but of the past. Ever thought, why do we have Navratras […]

Why do we worship Peepal Tree | Science behind Aswattha Pooja

Why do we worship Peepal Tree? Science behind Aswattha Pooja? ‘Peepal’ tree is almost useless for an ordinary person, except for its shadow. ‘Peepal’ does not a have a delicious fruit, its wood is not strong enough for any purpose then why should a common villager or person worship it or even care for it? Our […]

Why do Temples have Bells | Science behind Temple bells

Why do Temples have Bells? What is the science behind temple bells? People who are visiting the temple should and will Ring the bell before entering the inner sanctum (Garbhagudi or Garbha Gruha or womb-chamber) where the main idol is placed. According to Agama Sastra, the bell is used to give sound for keeping evil […]

Why we join both palms together to greet | Science behind Namaskara

Why we join both palms together to greet or wish? What is the science behind Namaskara? In Hindu culture, people greet each other by joining their palms – termed as “Namaskar.” The general reason behind this tradition is that greeting by joining both the palms means respect. However, scientifically speaking, joining both hands ensures joining […]

Hindu Puranas, List of 18 Main Puranams

Puranas are the very important sacred texts of Hinduism. There are 18 main puranas. 1. Vishnu Puranam 2. Narada Puranam 3. Srimad Bhagavata Puranam 4. Garuda Puranam / Suparna Puranam 5. Padma Puranam 6. Varaha Puranam 7. Brahma Puranam 8. Brahmanda Puranam 9. Brahma Vaivarta Puranam 10. Markandeya Puranam 11. Bhavishya Puranam 12. Vamana Puranam […]

List of 18 Upa-Puranas

There are 18 Hindu Upa-Puranas. Here is the list of 18 Upapuranas mentioned in various Mahapuranas.. Sanat kumara Puranam Narasimha Puranam Brihannaradiya Puranam Sivarahasya Puranam Durvasa Puranam Kapila Puranam Vamana Puranam Bhargava Puranam Varuna Puranam Kalika Puranam Samba Puranam Nandi Puranam Surya Puranam Parasara Puranam Vasishtha Puranam Devi Bhagavatam Ganesa Puranam Hamsa Puranam

Around 200 People Dead In Stampede in Jodhpur Temple

On the first day of Sharan Navratri Utsavs, around 200 people dead in stampede near a temple in Jodhpur. Chamundi Devi Temple on Mehrangarh Fort is historically significant. It is situated on the hilltop of Mehrangarh Fort near Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The incident occured at around 5.30 am. 190 dead bodies are identified.