India History Archive

Hinduism has both masculine and feminine representative deities of the supreme power of the universe. All major deities have both male and female counterparts. Goddesses in Hinduism are the representation of Shakti, the feminine source of power in the universe. They are highly revered and powerful. They play a central role in the creation, protection, and destruction of the universe. Here is the list of 10 Hindu Goddesses that are the source of the power in the Hindu religion. 10. Radha Radha is almost always portrayed alongside Krishna. She is also known as Radhika or Radharani. It is believed that Radha and Krishna are incomplete without each other. Radha is the companion and friend of Krishna, who is also his divine power and the Shakti. [&hellip

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Religion comes as an expression of humankind’s search for a complete picture of the universe. The inherent desire to understand the surrounding, karma, existence and time can be concluded as major reasons behind the formation of religion and attachment to a supreme being. Hinduism is one of the oldest religion in the world and also the third largest. Several kinds of gods and goddesses are worshipped in Hinduism and their number cannot be ascertained. While different forms of deities are worshipped, it is believed that all of the devotees are worshiping one supreme being. 10. Indra Indra is the king of heaven and the leader of the devas. He is the god of rain. Airavat, an auspicious white elephant is his vehicle or vahan. Another [&hellip

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The Hindu religion is the oldest religion whose origin can be traced back to the prehistoric time around 5000-10000 BC. So much of the interesting myths, beliefs and mythologies surrounding the religion are as old. In fact, given the millennia old timeline, many of these mythologies might have gone through a number of retelling at different ages. The Hindu mythology has rich history, enigmatic characters, resounding stories and a surprisingly innate association with modern science. There are cyclic periods of time that keep on repeating themselves after a certain interval. There also are epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana – the earliest being the longest known epic in human history. Following the suit, here is a list of 10 interesting facts about ancient Hindu mythology. 10. [&hellip

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