Maha Durga Navratri

Jai Mata Di! Navratri is a Sanskrit word which is a made of two words “Nav” and “Ratri” meaning 9 nights. There are three Navratris celebrated during the year. But the Navratri celebrated with lots of gusto throughout the country is Sharada or Sharad Navratri which is observed during the month of Ashwin and Kartik. …

What should be done on Somvati Amavasya?

In 2013, Somvati Amavasya is on 11th March, 8th July & 2nd December. Falling on Monday, the day of Lord Siva, this Amavasya is considered very auspicious. The significance of Somvati Amavasya was explained by Bhisma to Yudhishtra in the Mahabharata. One should offer prayers to Lord Shiva and the deceased ancestors on this day as …

Indira or Indra Ekadashi

श्री हराए नमः || श्री पद्मनाभ नमः || श्री कृष्ण पर्नामस्तु || 11 October 2012 is the Indira or Indra Ekadashi which falls on 11th day of Bhadrapadra Krishna Paksh. Indira Ekadasi falls during the Pitru Paksh Shradh period in North India. On this day, Shaligram is worshipped and the fast is observed. It is believed that by observing the Ekadashi Vrat on this would provide salvation to the …

110 Mantras containing 108 names of Lord Krishna

The below prayers can be offered daily by offering flowers or Tulasi to Lord Krishna. It contains 108 Names of Lord Krishna taken from Vishnu Sahasranama Om Vishnave Namah Om Lakshmi Pathaye Namah Om Krishnaya Namah Om Vaikuntaaya Namah Om Garuda Dhvajaya Namah Om Parah Brahmane Namah Om Jagannathaya Namah Om Vaasudevaya Namah Om Trivikramaya Namah …

Pitru Paksha or Shraddh Paksha

Pitra Paksha, Mahalaya Paksha, Pitru Paksha or Shraddh have started from 30th September 2012. This is a period of 15 days and an occasion to perform rites and offer respect and devotion departed ancestors of the family to keep their souls indebted for years. Pitra paksh, popularly called as “Shraddh Days” or “Kanagat” are observed during the dark fortnight …

Do you believe in Karma? If yes, we are looking for you…

UPDATED PAGE HERE – http://blog.onlineprasad.com/join-us/ We at OnlinePrasad.com are here to connect people to their faith. For some, faith is karma. Good work. If you are one of them – keep reading. We are a startup – high in energy, evolving every day. We are unique. And, we love what we do. We are working on …

Ananta Chaturdashi and Ganesh Visarajan

Today, it’s the day of Ananta Chaturdashi and Ganesh Visarajan, which is being celebrated across the World by Vishnu and Ganesha Devotees.  Ananat Chaturdashi: This is the festival which is dedicated to the Lord Padmanabha(Lord Vishnu) and is celebrated on the fourteenth day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada. It is said that people who …

Vamana Dwadashi and Parsava Ekadashi

Vamana Dwadashi and Parsava Ekadashi: A very rare auspicious occasion for Vishnu devotees Today, it’s a big day for Vishnu Devotees as Vamana Dwadashi and Parivartini Ekadashi are following on the same day, i.e. on 26th September 2012. Vamana Dwadashi: Vamana Dwadashi marks the birth of Lord Vamana, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He was …

Baba Ramsapeer Jayanti

Baba Ramsapeer Jayanti (Ramdevra Jayanti) Celebration This year, Baba Ramsapir Jayanti (Ram Dev Dooj) is going to be celebrated all over the world on 7th September 2013.  Ramsapeer Jayanti marks the celebration of Baba Ramsapir’s birth on this day. On this day, a large number of his devotees visit his temple and pay their homage to …

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Bolo Karni Mata ki Jai! It was Navratra – and yours truly was at his native village ‘Deshnoke’ – standing in a queue to enter the temple. Probably, the first time my ‘jugaad’ seemed to fail. (I don’t remember waiting for more than 30 minutes to enter any temple! 😛 Now, you know whom to …

Vinayaka Ganesh Chaturthi

|| वक्रतुंड महाकाय सूर्यकोटिसमप्रभ || || निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ||  Vinayaka Ganesh Chaturthi Lord Ganesha, who is known to remove the hardest of all Vigna and worshipped as Vigneshwara and Siddhivinayaka Ganpati, was born on the 4th day of the bright half of Bhadrapad and this day of born of Ganpati is celebrated …

पद्मिनी एकादशी व्रत कथा

पद्मिनी एकादशी व्रत कथा  पद्मिनी एकादशी भगवान को अति प्रिय है । इस व्रत का विधि पूर्वक पालन करने वाला विष्णु लोक को जाता है । इस व्रत के पालन से व्यक्ति सभी प्रकार के यज्ञों, व्रतों एवं तपस्चर्या का फल प्राप्त कर लेता है। इस व्रत की कथा के अनुसार: श्री कृष्ण कहते हैं …

श्री राणीसती दादी की कथा और सम्पूर्ण जीवन परिचय

अमर वीरांगना: श्री राणीसती जी की जीवन गाथा (राणीसती दादी – जीवन परिचय) या देवी सर्व भूतेशु सति रुपेणी संस्थिता । नमस्तस्यै, नमस्तस्यै नारायणी नमोसतुते ॥ जन्म माँ नारायणी का जन्म वैश्य जाती के अग्रवाल वंश में हरियाणे में धनकुबेर सेठ श्री घुरसमाल जी गोयल के सं १३३८ वि कार्तिक शुक्ला ८ शुभ मंगलवार रात …

झुंझुनू कैसे पहुंचे? How to reach Jhunjhunu?

आप जयपुर या दिल्ली से झुंझुनू कार, बस या ट्रेन के माध्यम से आसानी से आ सकते हैं| यह दिल्ली से 250 किलोमीटर और जयपुर से 180 किलोमीटर दूरी पर स्थित है। रानीसती दादी मन्दिर का समय दीवाली से होली – 5 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 10 PM होली से दीवाली – 4 AM to …

12th August 2012 – Dashmi दशमी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 12, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the dark phase of moon till 5:00 PM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 12:39 PM. Then onwards it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram. …

11th August 2012 Navami नवमी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 11, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the dark phase of moon till 2:59 PM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon.  Nakshatra – Krittika Nakshatra till 10:06 AM. Then onwards it is Rohini Nakshatram Rashi or …

Live telecast of Sri Krishna Janmashtami from 11:30PM

Lord Sri Krishna was born at midnight on Ashtami of Krishna Paksha. Today there will be all night celebrations at most places including Dwarka, Vrindavan, Mathrua, Puri, etc. Below are the links where you can catch the live telecast of Sri Krishna Janmotsav from various places – भगवन श्री कृष्ण का जन्म कृष्ण पक्ष की …

प्रभु श्री कृष्ण के स्वरूप

पाप और शोक से भरपूर इस संसार में भगवान ने पदार्पण किया। वे एक महान संदेश लेकर पधारे। केवल संदेस ही नहीं, कुछ और भी लाए। वे एक नया सृजनशील जीवन तथा मानव प्रगति में एक नया युग स्थापित करने आए और इस जीर्ण-शीर्ण भूमि में एक स्वप्न लेकर आए। जन्माष्टमी के दिन उसी स्वप्न …

आज रात गूंजेगा श्री कृष्ण का जयकारा|

श्रीकृष्ण हिन्दू धर्म में विष्णु के अवतार हैं । हिन्दू श्रीकृष्ण को इश्वर मानते हैं, और उन पर अपार श्रद्धा रखते हैं| सनातन धर्म  के अनुसार भगवान  सर्वपापहारी पवित्र और समस्त मनुष्यों को भोग तथा मोक्ष प्रदान करने वाले प्रमुख देवता हैं। जब-जब इस पृथ्वी पर असुर एवं राक्षसों के पापों का आतंक व्याप्त होता है तब-तब भगवान विष्णु किसी न …