How to Nurture the Tree of Bhakti?

How to Nurture the Tree of Bhakti?

Many a times we hear the word Bhakti and start wondering what is its real meaning. Different people define Bhakti differently. Some say it is worshipping the Lord; some say it is chanting his name; some say it is doing service to him, while some others say it is...
Shruti- The Vedas (Part 1)

Shruti- The Vedas (Part 1)

In the first of our four-part series on ancient Hindu Scriptures, we focus on ‘Shruti’ or the Vedas which contain knowledge which has been heard by the ancient seers in their deep meditation. The Vedas are recognised as the oldest and most important Hindu Scriptures....
Why do we worship Idols?

Why do we worship Idols?

In Hinduism, worship of idols has been a valid method of veneration practiced for millennia among most Hindu traditions or sampradayas. Idol worship provides a focus for worship and is a reminder of God’s virtues as described in the Shastras. When an idol is...
About Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple

About Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple

Sri Vairavimada Kaliamman Temple is one of the oldest temples in Singapore. Originally erected at Killiney Road, the temple was relocated twice before it finally moved to its current site at Lorong 8, Toa Payoh. The original temple structure at Killiney Road was in...