All such names are used in the context of Shakteyam which is the worship of Brahman as Shakti. In such a context, the various forms of God (including the trinity) are acknowledged as extended manifested forms of the primordial AdyA shakti (brahman). Vishnu will fail to remain a Vishnu if you subtract all his powers such as the ability to sustain the creat...(more)
BhasmadhArana - The importance of applying bhasma is an absolute essential for worship of Shiva. The Shiva purAna and bhasma jAbala upanishad describe the method to apply ashes on various parts of the body to obtain the grace of Shiva.
RudrAkshadhArana - The use of rudrAkshas is as important as bhasmaDharana. Shiva purana and Rudraksha jAbala upanishad des...(more)
Sanskrit is the key to open the lock for the vast treasure house of knowledge that is the real wealth of this country. The gamut of ancient scriptures in the form of tantras, samhithas, etc are all written in Sanskrit. Unfortunately, lack of expertise in this language is the main reason why this knowledge is not available to 99% of the people in this country.