Paada Puja: Significance, Importance of Paada Pooja

Why do we do Paad Pooja (an ancient Indian ritual of welcoming a guest by washing his feet with water and flowers)? What is the significance of Paad Pooja? This question asked by a devotee at a Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living.. Let’s hear/read what Sri Sri has said… In the olden days […]

Significance of Sesame in Puja

Sesame in Puja, Hinduism

Sesame oil is also known as til oil is regarded widely as the queen of oils. This is due to its multifold benefits in cooking, medicinal use and also in the traditional puja rituals in Hindu tradition. Sesame oil is widely known for its medicinal use in controlling blood pressure due to the rich presence […]

Significance of ringing the Bell during puja

The ringing of bells is one of the most significant rituals performed during the puja among the Hindu community. It is believed that the ringing of bells produces the sound Om which was the first sound to emerge in the universe. It would therefore ward off all negative influences out of the minds of the […]

Why do we apply the Holy Ash (Vibhuti Dharana / Bhasma Dharana)

Vibhuti Dharana Applying Holy Ash in Hinduism

In Hindu tradition, many devotees apply the holy ash known as Bhasma or Vibhuti on the forehead. The bhasma is the holy ash obtained after the wood is burnt in the homa. Here a special wood is used and other materials like ghee and other herbs are offered into the sacrificial fire. The word Bhasma […]

Pooja room, Why do Hindus have Puja Room?

In Hindu tradition, the pooja room is an inevitable part of any house. Be it a big mansion or a small house, there is always space for the puja room within the house. Due to space constraints in the modern day, sometimes shelfs or racks replace the room but still there will be a separate […]

Why do we wear tilaka on forehead

Hindus across the world are known for wearing different types of marks known as tilak or tilaka or tika on their forehead. A tilak is generally worn on the centre of the forehead where the Ajna Chakra is located on the space between the eyebrows. People wear tilak routinely everyday and especially on the days […]

Sri Hanman Temple, Pendalwada

Sri Hanman Temple is located at Pendalwada, Jainath Mandal in Adilabad District, Andhra Pradesh. This Temple is dedicated to Hanman. Address: Sri Hanman Temple, Pendalwada, Jainath Mandal, Adilabad District, Andhra Pradesh, India, Pin Code : N/A Phone Number : N/A Fax : N/A Email : N/A Official Website : N/A