The Naga Enigma

The Naga Enigma

They are feared and revered at the same time. They are considered formidable yet benevolent; worshipped with awe, honoured and regarded. India shares quite a distinct and complex association with these elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles. Snakes or Nagas have played a prominent role throughout Indian mythology, legends and folklore. India is still known to many as the Land of snake charmers.   According to Hindu […]

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God’s Own Fruit

God’s Own Fruit

The brown fruit might be modest in appearance, but is a symbol of vitality, fertility and prosperity. It is the purest, the most ‘satvic’ fruit that can be offered to the Lord. The coconut represents the piety of the devotees, their prayers laid at His feet in pristine form. Coconut has a special significance in many of the Hindu rituals and has several symbolic representations […]

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