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Experience of maintaining a Hindu religious blog

When I started out writing Hindu blog, I was totally in dark and didn’t know what to write. There are very few religious blogs that have succeeded. And many of the top bloggers even today consider it not a good idea to do spiritual blogging. But what prompted me to maintain a Hinduism blog was my interest to know about what is happening around the world in regard with Hindu religion.When I began blogging, there were only a few blogs dealing with Hinduism. Some blogs showed high enthusiasm in the beginning and the bloggers lost interest as there were not much visitors. Some people wrote a few posts mostly defending Hinduism from the attack of other bloggers. Some were frustrated with the pseudo-secularists in India and their blogs concentrated on talking about the plight of Hindus in India. Some met hatred with hatred.So initially I just collected links from other blogs and newspaper articles. Put a daily quote on the blog. After a month or so I started receiving mails asking about cer…

This year’s Thaipusam in Malaysia to attract more people

It is expected that more than 1.5 million people will participate in the Thaipusam celebrations in Malaysia. The main celebration will be held at the Sri Subramaniyar SwamiTemple, BatuCaves.According to popular myth, Lord Murugan received ‘vel’ (divine spear) from Goddess Parvati on this day. The adoration of Lord Muruga has increased substantially as the devotees feel the Lord fulfill their wishes immediately.The main attraction during the festival is the offering of Kavadi.RelatedMore Articles on Thaipusam