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Religion & Spirituality

Hinduism Deities

The most well-known gods in Hinduism are Ganesha, Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. They are regarded as protectors and lucky charms, but also as spiritual judges.

Karma

Karma – the universal law that punishes bad deeds and rewards good ones. Find out more about why even supposedly bad deeds can have positive consequences.

Mantras

A mantra is a sequence of sound carrying spiritual energy. The best-known mantra is AUM, also Om. Mantras are recited or chanted repeatedly during meditation or prayer.

Chakras

The seven chakras are fields of energy that surround our body. The philosophy of the chakras, which originates from India, describes the connection between the physical and the spiritual body.

Budhist Traditions

In addition to meditation, Buddhism knows various rituals for mindfulness and contemplation. Buddhists believe in karma as well as eternal rebirth until the aim of enlightenment (Nirvana) is attained.

Spiritual Symbols in Hinduism

Hinduism is characterised by its sacred signs and symbols. There are graphic as well as allegorical symbols for deities, the state of mind, and signs for happiness, success and love.

Spiritual Symbols in Islam

Perhaps the most well-known spiritual sign associated with Islam is the Hand of Fatima. Depending on its representation, the powerful protective symbol can be found with or without the ‘third eye’ in the middle of the palm.

Home Decoration

Incense

The incense burning of certain substances such as Nag Champa or Palo Santo has been practised for centuries. Fumigation is used as an attunement to meditation or to support certain rituals.

Wall Decoration

Decorating the walls is not only fun, but has a powerful effect on the room’s atmosphere. Next to painting walls, a tapestry brings warmth and cosiness to your room.

Tie Dye

Batik is an ancient form of dyeing fabric. Depending on the region, there are different methods and batik patterns. In Indonesia, wax is used to create certain patterns and colour gradients in the fabric.

India

Why do people say Namasté in India? What is the Holi Festival, and do people celebrate Christmas in India?
Here you can find some exciting information about the Indian subcontinent.

Namaste

What exactly does Namaste mean and what is this Indian greeting all about? The following article explains the details.

Holi Festival

One of the most colourful and popular festivals of the Hindu religion in India is the Hindu Holi Festival.

Textiles

Cotton – Sustainable Natural Fibre

Cotton is the most extensively used natural textile fibre in the world. It is primarily used for the production of clothing and home textiles.

Jute – Sustainable Natural Resource

Jute is a natural textile fibre that is produced and processed primarily in India. Among other things, it is used to make carpets, cushions and clothing.

Viscose – Multifunctional Textile Fibre

Viscose is a semi-synthetic textile fibre based on the natural raw material cellulose. In the past, viscose was often referred to as artificial silk