Archives for Hindu ritual

Astadikpala

Ashtadikpalaka Astadikpala are a group of eight deities that guard eight directions of space according to Hinduism. On entering a Hindu temple we can find their images placed in each…
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Pradakishna

Pradakshina Pradakshina is walking around in circle in clockwise direction. Pradakishna or parikarma is a hindu ritual that forms the integral part of worship. It is usually performed while visiting…
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Tilak

  Tilak on forehead   Tilak is a mark made on  forehead. It is a hindu custom to apply tilak (tilakam,tika). Hindus believe that applying tilak will bring success. Some…
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