Thiruman | Namam | Srivaishnava Urdhva Pundra

Thiruman also known as Naamam is the holy mark applied by the followers of Sri Vaishnavism, usually on their foreheads.Some Telugu Brahmins and those who accept Lord Vishnu as their beloved god would willingly apply this holy mark on their body. This is considered as a sacred symbol by the followers of Vaishnavism, especially by […]

Gopi Chandan Tilak

Gopi Chandan Tilak would be usually applied by Madhwa Brahmins, by the devotees of Lord Krishna, and also by the Kannada speaking Hindu community people. The great Saint, Sri Madhwacharya used to apply the Gopi Chandan regularly, and similarly, his followers, the madhwas, also regularly apply it in their foreheads and also in some parts […]

Why we apply Tilak on forehead (between the eye brows)?

The third eye is present there (referring to the center associated with alertness or awareness). So there is a custom of applying sandal paste or other things at the location of pineal and pituitary glands which have a great effect on our body and mind. One reason for applying the paste is to give respect […]

Trimukhi Rudraksha Mantram, Stotram

Three faced Rudraksha is considered as one of the most powerful Rudraksha. According to Hindu astrology, 3 Mukhi Rudraksha Bead helps to stop all problems created in the past. Three faced Rudraksha when combined with proper mantras helps to bring changes in ones life for the better within 40 days. But one has to maintain an […]