Dvaita

Dvaita

INTRODUCTION  The three principle philosophies of Hinduism are Advaita, Vishistadvaita and Dvaita. They may appear as different from each other, but they are the different stages of spiritual evolution.  They are different steps on the ladder of spiritual excellence. ...
Sri Madhvacharya

Sri Madhvacharya

Madhvacharya was the third of the trinity of philosophers who influenced Indian thoughts after the ages of the Vedas and Puranas. He came after Sri Shankaracharya and Shri Ramanujacharya. He propounded the philosophy of Dvaita or Dualism. Shri Madhvacharya was born to...
Why do we chant ‘Shanti’ thrice after our prayers?

Why do we chant ‘Shanti’ thrice after our prayers?

‘Shanti’ means peace. Generally, at the end of our prayers, we chant ‘Om shantih, shantih, shantihi’. Shanti is chanted thrice to express an intense desire for peace and to be liberated from all misery and obstacles. All our pains and sorrows arise from three sources,...
About Sri Sivan Temple

About Sri Sivan Temple

It has been recorded that the Sri Sivan Temple was rebuilt as a solid structure in the early 1850s at the Orchard Road site where the Dhoby Ghaut MRT station is currently located. The Sivalinga was known to be worshiped at this site well before 1850. An order placing...