Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayak Chaturthi, is one of the liveliest and brightest of Hindu festivals. Celebrated with devotion and enthusiasm, it is dedicated to and celebrated in honour of Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom and prosperity, who is also known as Ganapati, Lord Vinayak, Vighnahartaa (the remover of all obstacles).
The month of Shravan, popularly known as Sawan Month or Shravan Maas (July–August), is one of the holiest months for Hindus.
While this is undoubtedly a beautiful celebration of faith, an expression of love for Shiva, our revered deity, service needs to be understood in a wider and larger context, as has been expressed by seers and sages from time immemorial.
Maha Shivratri is celebrated on 13th February and there is no better place to offer prayers to Lord Shiva than at the Shivoham Shiva Temple in Bengaluru.
The Shivoham Shiva Temple was built after RVM, the founder of the temple, had a vision to build a statue of Lord Shiva that would offer hope and solace to devotees, and propagate faith for generations to come. The temple was consecrated on 27th February, 1995 on Maha Shivratri by Sri Shankaracharya of Sringeri.
Maha Shivratri is amongst one of the most anticipated and awaited Hindu festivals. It is celebrated with great reverence and enthusiasm in honour of Lord Shiva. Stories pertaining to the reason why Maha Shivratri is celebrated along with traditions and customs associated with it make for a truly informative and interesting read!
The Shivoham Shiva Temple is the abode of Lord Shiva. It is home to the magnificent and beautiful 65-feet-tall Lord Shiva statue, which is also believed to be the most powerful Shiva Statue in the world.
Mahashivratri, the great night of Lord Shiva, is one of the holiest days of the Hindu calendar. It falls on the new moon day in the month of Maagha, and is dedicated and celebrated in honour of the beloved Hindu deity, the destroyer, Lord Shiva.
Contrary to the way the word “Enthusiasm” is currently used, with its secular connotations of excitement, intense and eager enjoyment or interest, it was originally used in a religious context to refer to beliefs and passions related to religion.
The Shivoham Shiva Temple is known as “A Temple of Faith”. It was built in order to propagate faith, to foster it and strengthen it. We all talk about faith, but what is faith? Why is it important? What makes faith so powerful?