Do you know that brass is one of the metals used for making puja items like puja thalis, lamps, diyas, etc? These brass puja items are used in all pujas.
In the early days, during pujas at home or at temples, the pure water or Gangajal used to be stored in brass pitchers or vessels. Not only for storing water, but for keeping the prasadam, the bhog, the flowers, and for keeping the puja samagris too, brass puja items were used. This metal is believed to attract and invoke the divine consciousness. Such religious advantages are not achieved from using the normal steel or aluminum thalis or items. Now, let’s understand the importance of brass items used in pujas. Continue reading What are the Advantages of Using Brass Items?
The Shiva Lingam is actually the representation of the divinity of Lord Shiva and also it is kept in many temples and homes. It is also popular that nowadays you can find the same in many puja stores online. In the classic culture of Hindu religion, the Shiva Linga is actually seen as the representative of The Lord himself which means that in many families people worship the Linga as a form of Lord Shiva. Also, along with the Linga, the yoni is kept with that which is basically a symbol of Shakti or a feminine creative energy. It is said that the unity of Shiva Linga and Yoni is actually brought the positive energy in both male and female species through which actually all the lives originated. Shiva Linga is actually is also known as the Cosmic Egg which means that it does not have any starting or end in its life. It is also believed by the people that in this world where every day something or other is evolving and also merges and breaks down eventually to continue the process of this system. In this way, it is said that Shiva Lingam is considered as the most forward way of development in the entire system. Continue reading Importance and Benefits of Keeping Shiva Lingam At Home