Saturday 29 July 2023

The Story & Significance of Pradosha Puja As Per Shaiva Tantra


The sūkṣma āgama contain verses of mantras which describe the story and significance behind pradosha puja in the Shaivite tradition.

Why Does Mother Kali Step On Shiva?

Markandeya Purana's Devi Mahatmyam (Chandi Patha), Chapter 5, Verse 3:

या देवी सर्व भूतेषु शक्ति रूपेण सम्स्थिता

नमस् तस्यै नमस् तस्यै नमस् तस्यै

नमो नमः

yā devī sarva bhūteṣu śakti rūpeṇa samsthitā

namas tasyai namas tasyai namas tasyai

namo namaḥ

Friday 14 July 2023

Pazhaya Soru: The Magic Meal that Increases Nutrients By A Thousand Fold


Fermented rice, a staple in many Asian households, is steeped in tradition, simplicity, and health. It is rice soaked and fermented overnight, turning it into a nutritious, probiotic-rich food. Fermented rice, also known as 'panta bhat' in Bangladesh, 'Pazhaiya Sadam' in Tamizh Nadu, and 'jiu niang' in China, offers a host of health benefits that have been cherished across generations.