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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic

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Maha Shivratri: Significance of Rudra Abhishek and worship of 'Shiva Linga'
Maha Shivratri, is an auspicious Hindu festival dedicated to worship Lord Shiva -- one of the three Hindu gods who created the universe.
Devotees throng the beach post Shivratri
KVN Sarma, a Vedic scholar, said, "Shivratri is considered as the occasion when Shiva and Shakti came together in the form of Eshwara and Parvathi.
Devotees throng temples on Mahashivaratri
Hundreds of devotees thronged temples across the city from early hours to offer puja to Lord Shiva. Devotees were seen in huge numbers at Amruteshwara Temple on Diwan's Road, Male Madeshwara Swami temple in Lashkar ...
Mahashivratri doubly special as it falls on Monday
Manager Ramesh Gandhi says that Shiva is swayambhoo or born of the earth so his birthday is not celebrated. "It is Mahashivratri, his marriage with Goddess Parvati, that takes centrestage. We prepare a large beautiful rangoli.
Mahashiva Ratri : Common festival of all religions
That means Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar (Shankar) are created by Rudra (Shiva). That is why it is called “Rudra Yajna” not “Shan-kar Yajna”; “ Rudra Avisheka not “ Shankar” Abhishek”. More over Shankar is depicted having human form and meditative ...

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