Faith in Hindu God

incense sticke

There is a strong belief in the power of almighty Gods in India. There are countless ways of spirituality merges into all aspects of life from small roadside shrines to massive temples. Nothing begins without the invocation to Gods. There is a Puja or prayer ritual for every joyous occasion, it may be birth of a child, a new job, settling into a new house, a new car, a new store, a new film or just a school examination etc. You may see many drivers fold their hands in prayer to the God who sits on the dashboard before beginning a driving journey. You may see the number of small roadside businesses which have the name of God embedded in the name of business. The day does not at these businesses without the lighting of incense and the blessing of the deity.

All the major Hindu festivals are a parade of the power of belief as hundreds of thousands gather to celebrate these auspicious days, like Janamasthmi, Ganesha Chaturthi, Durgapuja, Maha Shivaratri, Holi, Diwali etc.

Faith, however, is a daily part of life which begins with special routine for each individual, one may begin the day with early morning to pick flowers from the garden to place in the home puja place, one may begin early morning meditations, another may go to visit a temple before work. So many belief in Hinduism in their daily lives. One can see that even a highly modern hospital recognizes that belief of almighty Gods to sending out positive vibes for patients to heel and recover.

The culture in India is deep rooted in the powerful belief system of the Hindu religion. Everyone  wants the blessing of Gods and pray for commands of Gods for good and glory, wants blessings of prosperity and success. For financial needs, one may pray the God as you are the giver of all good gifts.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *