This is the oldest standing Hindu temple of Malaysia. The current structure was built in the 17th-18th century by Thaivanayagam Chitty (Tamil traders from Panai in Tamil Nadu, India), this temple is dedicated to Lord Vinayagar or Ganesha. It also has an… Continue Reading
Lord Indra and all the Devatas got together. The cruel Rakshasas and bad people had gained power due to their continued work, money, and yagyas. They had become very powerful. The Devas decided to pray to Lord Shiva for the… Continue Reading
Once upon a time, Goddess Parvati instructed Nandi, one of Shiva’s Ganas (attendants), to stand outside her home as she went in for a bath. Her instructions were that nobody should be allowed to enter the home. After a while,… Continue Reading
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the occassion of the birth of Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. According to different Puranas, there are different versions of the birth of Lord Ganesha. The most popular is the one… Continue Reading
There were different ‘Avatars’ (incarnations) of Kartikeya and Ganesha in various Kalpas. In ‘Sveta Varaha Kalpa’, the two anecdotes about Kartikeya and Ganesha- the Illustrious Sons of Siva and Parvati- were narrated by Lord Brahma to His Son Devarshi Narada.… Continue Reading
On 29th Jan 2012 on new Shiva Ganesha Temple opened in Guwahati NH 37 on the way to Jalukbari and Airport.