Daily Puja Video Round Up (Hindu Worship)

I've been working on developing my Youtube channel lately and in the process I'm exploring lots of great Hinduism-related videos. I thought I would gather up for you a bunch of examples of people doing regular daily home pujas (Hindu worship). You'll be able to see how much variety there is in people's practices. I love how all these videos are real people just showing a glimpse into their Hindu lifestyle.First up, here is mine! I made this one a while ago. It might be time for an update at … [Read more...]


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Mantra v.s. Prayer: What’s the Difference?

There are a number of set prayers, like the Vedic prayers, that are said in Sanskrit. Then there are sanskrit verses called mantras used for meditation or for a change in one's life. Certain mantras are given as formulas for a better marriage or better fertility.What makes something a prayer rather than a mantra? What makes something a mantra?Here's the big difference: In a mantra, the pronunciation is critical.The Sanskrit mantras were created with sacred vibrations in mind. The … [Read more...]


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