Satya Signifies a Concept of Ultimate Reality and Authenticity

Satya (सत्य) is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as truth or essence. It also refers to a virtue in Indian religions, referring to being…

Ahimsa is the Ancient Indian Principle of Nonviolence

Ahimsa (अहिंसा) is the ancient Indian principle of nonviolence which applies to actions towards all living beings. It is a key virtue in Indian religions like Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism,…

Vasishtha Smriti is Attributed to the Ancient Sage Vasishtha

Vasishtha Smriti (वसिष्ठ स्मृति) is one of the oldest and most revered Vedic texts and Vasishtha is one of the Saptarishis (seven…

Inchagiri Sampradaya Emphasizes on Practical Spirituality

The Inchagiri Sampradaya (इंचागिरि सम्प्रदाय), also known as Nimbargi Sampradaya (निम्बार्गी सम्प्रदाय), is a lineage of Hindu Navnath and Lingayat teachers from Maharashtra and Karnataka, which was started by Bhausaheb Maharaj. It…

Vyasa Smriti is Traditionally Attributed to the Sage Vyasa

Vyasa Smriti (व्यास स्मृति) or Vedavyasa Smriti (वेदव्यास स्मृति), is a revered Rishi portrayed in most Hindu traditions. Vyasa is traditionally regarded…

Vishnu Smriti Aims to Contribute to the Overall Well-being

Vishnu Smriti (विष्णु स्मृति) is one of the latest books of the Dharmaśāstra tradition in Hinduism and the only one which does not deal…

Matsya Purana Describes the Creation of the Universe

The Matsya Purana (मत्स्य पुराण) is one of the eighteen major Puranas (Mahapurana) and among the oldest and most preserved in…

Brahmanda Purana is the Narrative of Samudra Manthan

The Brahmanda Purana (ब्रह्माण्डपुराण) is a Sanskrit text and one of the eighteen major Puranas, a genre of Hindu texts. It is listed as the…

Vamana Purana is Dedicated to the Worship of Lord Vamana

The Vamana Purana (वामन पुराण), is a medieval-era Sanskrit text and one of the eighteen major Puranas of Hinduism. The text is named after one of…

Brahmavaivarta Purana had Existed in the 1st Millennium CE

The Brahmavaivarta Purana (ब्रह्मवैवर्त पुराण) is a voluminous Sanskrit text and a major Purana (Maha-purana) of Hinduism. It is an important Vaishnava text. This Purana majorly centers around the…