Source: Hinduamerican.org Recently, I came across an advertisement that portrayed the meaning of Kanyadāna as giving away the bride thus showcasing the girl as an 'object'. My concern isn’t the advertisement because I understand how poorly researched such advertisements are including the people who work for them. I am also well aware of the fact... Continue Reading →

Sankranti is defined as the movement/transmigration of Sun from one zodiac/constellation to another. It happens every month. What’s special about Makar Sankranti? Makar Sankranti is a time of the year when Surya (Sun) moves to Makar (Capricorn) rashi. As per Vedic astrology, Makar(Capricorn) rashi is ruled by Shani (Saturn). It is the time when the... Continue Reading →

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