Kamadhenu: The Wish Fulfilling Divine Cow


Kamadhenu also known as ‪‎Surabhi‬ is a divine bovine-goddess described in Hinduism as the mother of all cows. Kamadhenu, the sacred cow which grants all wishes and desires, is an integral part of the entire Indian culture. This divine cow, which lives in swargalok (heaven), emerged from the ocean of milk (kshira-sagar) at the time of samudra-manthan (the great churning of the ocean by the gods (suras) and demons (asuras).

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Story Behind Tirumala Srivari Laddu


Tirumala Sri Venkateswara Temple is the world famous temple. Tirupati Laddu or SriVari Laddu is the Laddu sweet offered as Naivedhyam to Lord Sri Venkateswara, at Tirumala Venkateswara Temple of Tirupati in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Laddu will be given as prasadam to devotees after the having the Darshan in the Temple. Mouth watering, delicious and yummy Laddu, which is the mainstay of Tirumala Tirupati.

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Significance of Dharba Grass in Puja


This article is on one of the practices widely used by Indian Brahmins all over using a Holy Grass named Dharbham or Dharbai. The botonical name is Eragrostis cynosuroides and Hindi they call as Kus or Kusha. Brahmins use this Darbai grass in all functions, auspicious or inauspicious. A performing person needs to wear a ring made of this Dharbham. But many have lost the reason of why it is to be used in the first place.

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