Shrivatsa | Sacred Symbol on Lord Vishnu’s Chest

Shrivatsa is a holy symbol, and it is considered as very auspicious by the Hindus, especially by the Vaishnavites. Shrivatsa is the mole (mark), which appears on the chest of Lord Vishnu, where his consort Mata Lakshmi Devi permanently resides. In the famous Vishnu Sahasranamam Stotra, the word Shrivatsa is mentioned. Reciting the name Shrivatsa […]

Swastika | Swastik | Svastika – A Divine Symbol in Hindu Dharma

Swastika is considered as a holy symbol of Hinduism, and it is believed that it brings prosperity and good luck, to those who keep the picture of this sacred symbol with them. The swastika symbol is an ancient symbol and it is used as a symbol of divinity by the people belonging to Hinduism, Buddhism […]

Om, Aum – Significance of Hinduism Symbol

Aum is one of the sacred sounds (pranava) in the great Indian tradition.  But AUM is a sound, word, and symbol that have permeated western culture more extensively than almost any other aspect of the Indian tradition.  It has been parodied on TV and in movies.  Tell someone you are learning to meditate, and often […]

Hindus worldwide to wear ‘Om’ with pride, Rajan Zed urges

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called for Hindus worldwide to wear the “Om” symbol all the time with pride and joy. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, which looks after the social and religious concerns of Hindus worldwide besides undertaking other Hindu issues, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, asked Hinduism devotees […]