Story: Kartikeya’s birth, Origin of Lord Skanda

Story of Kartikeya's birth

The story of the birth of Kartikeya is explained here. Lord Kartikeya is also known as Skanda, Shanmukha, Subramanya Swamy, Dandayudhapani, Lord Murugan, etc… The story of the birth of Kartikeya is mentioned in the Shiva Purana…. The story goes like this… As Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati moved on from Himavanth’s Palace to Kailash […]

Why should we remember the names of the Twelve Jyotirlingas?

According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, if a person remembers the name of the twelve Jyotirlingas in the early morning and late evening, becomes largely absolved from all types of sins that is committed in seven previous births or past. The twelve Jyotirlingas are: 1. Somanatha in Saurashtra (Gujarat), 2. Mallikarjuna in Srisaila […]