An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year.
Hindus believe that the fortnightly cycle of the moon exerts a great influence on earthly beings. Hence there are specific rituals for the new moon and full moon days. Find out how to observe these rituals and the dates for this year.
The Shanti Mantra is chanted after every Hindu ritual, we all know the Shanti Mantra, but how many know the real meaning of this mantra, and how powerful it is? This is the maha-mantra of Hinduism. SHARE the real meaning of the Shanti Paath, and pray for peace in the world. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti Om.
Woman doing Hindu ritual in the Ganges River. At the beginning of every day, devout Indians make offerings including flowers and food, with some people releasing oil lamps and lanterns into the Ganges.
Ancient Hindu Ritual Brass Beautiful Lord Vishnu Sculpture