Murti Puja

The concept of Murti (idol) Puja is something that is unique to the Hindu tradition. Why has so much importance been given to these forms? Why has so much effort been dedicated to maintaining these forms over thousands of years? Let’s try to dissect and understand why...

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Do Hindus worship cows?

Are cows important? And if so, why? Many Rishis (ancient Indian sages/intellectuals) have thought about this question for millennia and have documented their views in a range of texts from the Vedas, commentaries and other literature. Overtime, the conclusions of the...

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