Why do we do Namaste?

Indians greet each other with namaste. The two palms are placed together in front of the…

Why do we have a prayer room?

Most Indian homes have a prayer room or altar. A lamp is lit and the Lord…

Why do we light lamp?

In almost every Indian home a lamp is lit daily before the altar of the Lord.…

Hindu rituals and routines

Hinduism is not a religion but a way of life. Unlike other religions, Hindu Dharma has…

Ganesh Festival: Carnatic Music and Hindu Festivals