1. Religion & Spirituality
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://hinduism.about.com/updated.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Discuss in my forum

Subhamoy Das

Updated Articles and Resources

By Subhamoy Das

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Hanuman Real Audio Created: Saturday, March 14, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A collection of Real audio songs and hymns of Lord Hanuman - Aartis, Bhajans and Chalisas - sung by renowned Hindi musicians.
    • Hindu Baby Names Created: Sunday, April 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here’s a selection of Hindu / Indian baby names for girls beginning with “A”." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, September 07, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      About the Great Ganesha festival. Read how to celebrate this auspicious occasion and pray for inner strength and success in all your undertakings..." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • The Power of Mantra Chanting Created: Monday, November 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      That which uplifts by constant repetition is a mantra. The sound of mantra is said to lift the believer towards the higher self. However, it is important to have full faith in the mantra you chant....
    • Hindu Baby Names Created: Saturday, May 03, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here’s a selection of Hindu / Indian baby names for girls beginning with “S”." itemprop="description"> Monday, November 05, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of wealth is worshiped in eight different forms. She is regarded as the mother of wealth and its source and supplier.
    • Yoga for Epileptic Seizure Control Created: Friday, October 21, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Yoga is increasingly becoming a focal point of therapy and research in treating epilepsy. Zoe Langley, who has greatly benefited from this treatment, writes on how yoga is being rediscovered as a u...
    • Hindu Baby Names Created: Friday, May 16, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here’s a selection of Hindu / Indian baby names for boys beginning with “C”." itemprop="description"> Saturday, February 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The popular belief is that the Shiva Linga or Lingam represents the phallus, the emblem of the generative power in nature. According to Swami Sivananda, this is not only a serious mistake, but also...
    • Hindu Baby Names Created: Saturday, May 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here’s a selection of Hindu / Indian baby names for boys beginning with “S”." itemprop="description"> Saturday, November 10, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Soon after Diwali, sisters all over India ceremonialize their love by putting an auspicious vermilion spot on the forehead of their brothers as a mark of love and protection from evil forces. A clo...
    • Sacred Symbols Created: Saturday, May 16, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami writes about the endearing images embodying intuitions of the spirit that adorn Hindu art, architecture and iconography." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • Buddha: The Refiner of Hinduism Created: Sunday, May 18, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Buddha founded a noble religion by distilling Hinduism, and offering a commonsense approach to self-betterment to which the people can relate easily." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • The History of Varanasi (Banaras) Created: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Varanasi, one of world's oldest living cities, is rightly called the religious capital of India. What was the original name of Varanasi and what's the history of this holy city? Find out..."
    • The Story of the Birth of Lord Krishna Created: Monday, August 18, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The birth of Krishna is in itself a transcendental phenomenon that generates awe among the Hindus and overwhelms one and all with its supra mundane happenings.
    • 108 Names of Ganesha Created: Sunday, September 04, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Ganesha, the popular Hindu deity, is known by many names. There are 108 different names of Ganesha, many of which are suitable for baby names - for both boys and girls. What are these various Sansk...
    • Why Celebrate Maha Shivratri? Created: Monday, February 16, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Maha Shivratri, the night of the worship of Shiva, occurs on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the month of Phalguna (Feb / March) when Hindus offer special prayer to the lord ...
    • Lakshmi: Goddess of Wealth & Beauty! Created: Sunday, April 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      All about the Hindu deity Lakshmi - the goddess of prosperity, wealth, purity, generosity, and the embodiment of beauty, grace and charm.
    • Car Puja Guide Created: Saturday, July 05, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      In the Hindu way, any new buy is consecrated before use. An American Hindu takes you through a typical Car Puja in this exciting step-by-step photo essay.
    • What are Puranas? Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Learn about the Puranas, ancient Hindu texts eulogizing various deities of the Hindu pantheon through divine stories" itemprop="description">> Saturday, May 03, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here’s a selection of Indian baby names for girls beginning with “G”. For names with other letters of the alphabet, see the Hindu Baby Names index page." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
    • Purnima Dates for 2014-15 Created: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Hindus attach great importance to the fortnightly cycle of the moon, and specific rituals are observed on the new moon and full moon days of the month. Here are the dates for the current year.
    • Diwali: Festival of Lights Created: Sunday, November 04, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Deepawali or Diwali is the biggest of all Hindu festivals. Learn about its origin, significance, and the four days of celebrations that mark this auspicious occasion." itemif expr="$zTP='t3'" --> i...
    • Hindu Calendar: Months, Days, Eras & Epochs Created: Saturday, March 14, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      What are the months and days of the Hindu year called? The article lists the Sanskrit names of the Hindu months, days and lunar days and their correlation with the Gregorian calendar."
    • Top Baby Name Books Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Who needs a baby name book? You can only answer this when you have a newborn yourself. They are helpful! In today’s global society, naming babies has assumed great importance. Finding an easy ...
    • Major Hindu Symbols Created: Sunday, May 17, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Hinduism employs the art of symbolism with amazing effect. No religion is so replete with symbols as this ancient religion. Delve deep into the hidden meanings and origins of major Hindu symbols, i...
    • Stories Of Shiva Created: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Here are three mythological legends of Siva, the powerful and fascinating deity of the Hindu Trinity, who represents death and dissolution.
    • Navadurga: The Nine Forms of Goddess Durga Created: Saturday, October 04, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Nava Durga or the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga are Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmaanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Maha Gauri and Siddhidatri. What does each form s...
    • What Is Dharma? Created: Thursday, March 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      It's all about living a life that promises worldly joys and heavenly happiness. It's about what is right!" itemprop="description"> Friday, January 26, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Read about the 10 avatars of Vishnu – various incarnations used to re-establish dharma or righteousness on earth during the many stages of human evolution." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • A Brief Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita Created: Thursday, November 28, 2013 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      The Bhagavad Gita is the most important and influential of all Hindu scriptures. Here's a brief introduction to the Gita from Lars Martin Fosse's translation of the book. This provides a summary of the plot of Gita and sets a context to the teachings of the holy book.
    • The Mahabharata - in 36 Tweets Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      Author Dr Devdutt Patnaik created a record of sorts by retelling the hundred thousand verses of the world's longest epic Mahabharata in 36 tweets.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.