Tag Archives: vedic

Cows in Scriptures

Of the three heinous crimes enumerated in the Shaastras, Gau Hatya (cow slaughter) is one (Rigveda 7.56.17). The ones who think this to be o... Continue Reading

Bhasmasur

It is said that in the abode of Shiv, all are welcome – bhoot, pret, pisach, yaksh, kinnar, manav, dev, daanav. Shiv does not discriminate b... Continue Reading

King Chitraketu

King Chitraketu was a pious king and had everything at his disposal be it youth, vigour, health luxuries, wealth of all kinds, numerous quee... Continue Reading

The Paratattva

The body is essentially the five elements – earth, water, fire, air and ether combined with the ego and certain other gross senses. These el... Continue Reading