Tag: Hinduism

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The Hindu Science of Yogic Breathing

Yogic breathing exercises have been practised in India and further afield for thousands of years. Deep breathing is known to improve the efficiency of oxygen exchange in a way that…

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The Symbolic Meaning of Lord Shiva and Parvati

Shiva is the most powerful of the three Gods in the Hindu Trimurti and also the most complex….

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The Symbolic Meaning of The Umbrella in Buddhism

According to mainstream Buddhism, the Umbrella or Parasol is a symbol of protection from illness…

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The Symbolic Meaning of the Conch Shell in Buddhism

Symbols used in Buddhism and other religions have hidden meanings. Organised groups give you one version which is a small piece of the jigsaw. The exoteric meaning you find on…

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The Symbolic Meaning of The Lotus Flower

The lotus flower is the most distinguished and recognisable symbol of Buddhism (and Hinduism)….

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The Symbolic Meaning of Brahma and Saraswati in Hindu Mythology

There are 33 Crore Gods (or 330 million – 1 Crore equals 10 million) in the Hindu Pantheon…

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The Symbolic Meaning of Surya

Nobody told me decoding ancient symbolism would be easy and it does require a lot of digging, but it…

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The Deeper Symbolic Meaning of Ganesh

Lord Ganesh is arguably the most recognisable of all the Hindu Gods. The distinguishable elephant…

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The Symbolic Meaning of the Dancing Shiva

The statue of the God, Shiva performing the cosmic dance, is one of the most iconic and enigmatic…

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The Symbolic Meaning of the Hindu God Indra

In ancient Vedic literature, Lord Indra is depicted as a war god, a destructive force that yields…