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Latest Symbols: (11 total)

Sacred Thread
The sacred thread is also called Yagnopaveetam in Sanskrit and is a set of thin threads tied by men. Each culture within Hinduism has a different meaning and story behind the sacred thread. It is cal…
added by ramyashankar
7 months ago
RUDRAKSHA
Rudraksha is a seed used as a bead for offering prayers to Lord Shiva in Hinduism. The seeds are worn as a necklace (mala) for protection. People also chant the ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ mantra with the bea…
added by ramyashankar
9 months ago
Betel Leaf
The betel leaf, also called as paan ka patta (Hindi), is used in all important Hindu festivals and occasions. It is a simple leaf, yet comes with powerful health benefits and is also an important ing…
added by ramyashankar
10 months ago
Tulasi Plant
Tulasi, also called as the Indian Basil has a lot of significance in the Hindu mythology. People worship the plant like a goddess (deity) and consider it a very sacred plant. Tulasi is an excellent h…
added by ramyashankar
10 months ago
Sudarshan Chakra
The Sudarshan Chakra is a spinning disk like weapon that has 108 saw-like edges. It is said to be the weapon of the Hindu god Lord Vishnu.
added by ramyashankar
12 months ago
Nataraja
Nataraja symbol is a representation of dancing form of Lord Shiva. The dance form is called as ‘Taandavam’ or ‘Nadanta’. It is considered one of the finest illustrations of the Hindu culture and art.…
added by ramyashankar
2 years ago
Tripundra
Tripundra, believed to be a spiritual symbol in the tradition of Lord Shiva, consists of three horizontal lines and a red mark (usually dot) on the center line. The lines are made with the sacred ash…
added by ramyashankar
2 years ago
Shivling or ling or shivalingam
The Lingam or Shivaling is considered to be a form of Lord Shiva in the Hindu Mythology. It has special powers and many people pray and perform rituals on the shivling for good health, peace and pros…
added by ramyashankar
2 years ago
Trishulam, Trishul or Trishula
Trishul (Trident) is believed to be the tool or weapon (astra in Sanskrit) of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. The Trishul is a powerful tool which has 3 prongs like a fork, each of which represents the th…
added by ramyashankar
2 years ago
Shri Yantra\Sri Yantra
The Shri Yantra or Sri Yantra is a Hindu symbol that represents good wealth and prosperity. It is believed that placing the Sri Yantra in the right place at the right time can bring positivity in the…
added by ramyashankar
2 years ago

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