Holy Symbols

Aum

Aum has a great power and is always chanted at the begining of all Mantras.

Prayer Hands

This is a holy symbol of giving respect to others and the feeling of being together for ever.

Lotus

It grows in the mud yet does't touch it but floats on water.Hence it is a symbol of purity.

Shankh

A Counch, has a divine sound and played in beginings of holy events.

Tamhan-Pali

To fill the holy water in Tamhan for the pooja and leave it in by Pali.
Swastika

This is a sign of auspiciousness and is drawn on the entrance of houses,shops etc.in saffron colour.

Trident

Trishula, This is the symbol of Lord Shiva,carried by Sanyasis.

Kalash

A pot with coconut and mango leaves around, is used in worship and placed for Happiness and success.

Samai

A vertical stand to hold multiple flames which are lit continuously while the pooja is performed.
Cow

The Go Mata, Cow is respected as a God,by Hindus which is a symbol of motherhood,purity and peace.

Divine Feet

Touching the feet of Deities,Gurus and Elders is a symbol of respect,devotion and a gesture of submission.

Ghanta

A bell of metal brass which is continuosly rung while chanting the pooja mantras.

Niranjan

Niranjan-The lamp lit with a cotton wick,placed in a brass stand.

Lamp, Deep

Always placed in front of a Deity which is symbol of light and energy to be maintained all the time.