The Mahamrityunjaya Jaap
The Mahamrityunjaya Jaap

The Mahamrityunjaya mantra is believed to be one of the most powerful mantras. Believers say this mantra was given by Lord Shiva to humanity to help them overcome the fear of death. This mantra is found in the Rig Veda, dedicate...

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Sundar Kand
Sundar Kand

                                Aarti Natarajan Sharma  In the 16 Century, Goswami Tulsidas composed the Ram Charitamanas, which was his version of the original Sanskrit poem Ramayana written by Sage Valmiki. The fifth ch...

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Stationery Gifting Ideas
Stationery Gifting Ideas

Stationery lovers are the easiest people to buy gifts for. Not only are there a plethora of stationery items to choose from, a lot of these can be personalised and let’s admit it, shopping for stationery leaves one with a happy feeling. One of the best things about statione...

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Hanuman Chalisa: Astrological benefit
Hanuman Chalisa: Astrological benefit

The word ‘chalisa’ means 40 verses. There are chalisas written on most Hindu gods. Among the most popular ones is the Hanuman chalisa. Chalisas are spiritually enervating and uplifting. The Hanuman chalisa was written by Tulsidas during his imprisonment by Aurangzeb....

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Goddess Saraswati
Goddess Saraswati

  Goddess Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, learning, music, and wisdom. Saraswati comes from the words ‘saras’ meaning flow and ‘wati’ meaning she who has or possesses. She is also associated with flowing water. Saraswati forms part of the female Trinity ...

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The Power of Durga Chalisa and its Influence
The Power of Durga Chalisa and its Influence

                                 By Aarti Natarajan Sharma Goddess Durga is considered by her devotees as one of the most powerful of all deities. She is regarded as the goddess of protection, war, and strength. The 40 verse Durga...

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Gifting Ideas for Father’s Day
Gifting Ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day has its origins in the United States and was first celebrated in 1910 in Washington. It is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. This year Father’s Day falls on 20 June.  Fathers are one category of people for whom it is really tough finding gifts for!...

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Gifting Ideas for Parents
Gifting Ideas for Parents

The pandemic in 2020 changed life as we knew it. Distance became the new keyword. Children had to stay away from parents, grandchildren from grandparents. In such unprecedented times, what brings some amount of solace is being to send gifts to our loved ones, even if...

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The Power of Chanting Durga Chalisa
The Power of Chanting Durga Chalisa

                             By Aarti Natarajan Sharma Durga Chalisa is one of the most popular chalisas and is chanted to invoke the blessings of Goddess Durga. Durga was created by the Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh to sl...

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Pen Aur Paper launches a range of devotional books (Curated by Gagan Dhawan)
Pen Aur Paper launches a range of devotional books (Curated by Gagan Dhawan)

  When a person responds to the joys and sorrows of others as if they were his own, he has attained the highest state of spiritual union. Bhagvad Gita 6.32 Religion helps in creating an ethical framework and also a regulator for values...

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