In the vedic culture the Gods of nature are worshipped, like Vasus (deity of elements: agni, jal, vayu and more), rudra, ashwini kumar and Aditya. Aditya means the son of devi aditi and this stotra pleases the Lord's heart and hence called Aditya Hrudayam Stotram. In hinduism or any other culture sages always worship the Lord Sun as the presiding deity. In one of the oldest text, vedas (Rigveda) the mantras and stotras are there to worship the Surya Dev. This blog gives aditya hrudayam stotra is sanskrit and english with meaning and explanation.
Lord Hanuman is the perfect combination of devotion, strength, faith, excellence and self control. The two shlokas from Anand Ramayana are dedicated to 12 names of Lord Hanuman. What are they? What are the meaning of 12 names and their mantra? What are the benefits of chanting Hanuman Dwadash Namavali?