10th August 2012 – Ashtami अष्टमी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 10, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the dark phase of moon till 12:48 PM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 7:27 AM.  Then onwards it is Krittika Nakshatram Rashi or Moon …

9 August 2012 – Saptami सप्तमी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 9, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the dark phase of moon till 11:04 AM on August 9. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 4:59 AM.  Then onwards it is …

8th August 2012 – Sashti षष्ठी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 8, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the dark phase of moon till 9:21 AM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi.  Nakshatra – Revathi Nakshatra till 2:45 AM.  Then onwards it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatram Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi till 2:45 AM. Then …

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2013 celebrations

Janmashtami is the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. It is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksh. This year, Janmashtami is on 28th August 2013. Lord Krishna was born at midnight. Celebrations will start on 27th night (and we will provide you live streaming of Janmashtami from major temples). Night long prayers are offered and …

7 August 2012 – Panchami पंचमी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 7, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the dark phase of moon till 8:01 AM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 12:53 AM.  Then onwards it is Revathi Nakshatram …

6th August 2012 – Chaturthi चतुर्थी

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 6, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 7:08 AM on August 6. Then it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon. Note in calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat it is Panchami Tithi. Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthrittathi …

Sri Krishna and Sudama – true friendship!

The story of Sudama is described in the Bhagwat Purana, an ancient scripture of the Hindus. Sudama was a poor brahmin boy who became a close friend of Krishna in sage Sandipani’s hermitage. Krishna learnt to chant from Sudama. Once, Sandipani’s wife asked Sudama and Krishna to get some wood from the forest. While they …

5th August 2012 – Tritiya तृतीय

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 5, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 6:45 AM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Purvashada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 11:30 PM. Then onwards it is Uttarashada or Uthrittathi …

4th August 2012 – Dwitiya – द्वितीय

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 4, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon till 6:53 AM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 10:34 PM. …

Legends about Raksha Bandhan 2013 – रक्षाबंधन की पौराणिक कथाएं

Raksha bandhan 2013

Raksha Bandhan 2013 The traditional Hindu festival ‘Raksha Bandhan’ (knot of protection) originated about 6000 years back when Aryans created the first civilization- The Indus Valley Civilization. With a mosaic of languages and cultures, the traditions and celebrations of Rakhi or Rakhsha Bandhan differs from place to place across India. The date of Raksha bandhan 2013 …

2nd August 2012 – Purnima

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 2, 2012 – Purnima Tithi or the full moon day till 8:38 AM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon. Nakshatra – Shravan or Thiruonam Nakshatra till 10:16 PM. Then onwards it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam …

Raksha bandhan 2013: बधाई हो उन्हें जिन्हें भाई मिले, प्यार के संग रक्षा की सौगात मिले!!

Raksha Bandhan – celebration of sibling’s bond and love It’s hard to express brother-sister relationship in words. Its a wonderful relationship that is strengthened by the festival of Raksha bandhan. Raksha-bandhan is celebrated on the Poornima of Saawan. On this very day, Lord Vishnu came in the ‘Baman’ avatar and destroyed the pride of King Bali. Hence, …

1st August 2012 – Shukla paksha Chaturdashi

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 1, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi Tithi or the 14th day during the waxing phase of  till 10:08 AM on August 1. Then onwards it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day. Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 10:48 PM on August 1, 2012. Then onwards it …

पुत्र प्राप्ति हेतु पुत्रदा एकादशी व्रत कथा विधि

पुत्रदा एकादशी से पुत्र प्राप्ति एकादशी व्रत को शास्त्रों एवं पुराणों में काफी महत्व दिया गया है। यह व्रत जगपति जग्दीश्वर भगवान विष्णु और उनकी योगमाया को समर्पित है। जो व्यक्ति एकादशी का व्रत करते हैं उनका लकिक और पारलकिक जीवन संवर जाता है। यह व्रत रखने वाला धरती पर भी सुख पाता हैं और …

Kalyug Avatar – Lord Kalki

Today July 24th is Kalki Jayanti. Kalki Jayanti celebrates the expected arrival of Kalki, the tenth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is a unique observance as it celebrates the arrival of Lord Vishnu in future. It is believed that in Kali Yuga, the present Era, Lord Vishnu will appear for the total annihilation of evil and the …

नाग पंचमी – नाग देवता की आराधना का दिन

नागपंचमी अर्ताथ नाग देवता की आकृति की पूजा अर्चना| नाग पंचमी श्रवण मास में शुक्ल पक्ष की पंचमी को मनाया जाता है| इस वर्ष यह 24 जुलाई मंगलवार को मनाया जाएगा| इस पर्व पर नागों को धारण करने वाले भगवान भोलेनाथ की पूजा आराधना करना भी विशेष रुप से शुभ माना जाता है| नाग पंचमी …

Bhajan singers: We will promote you! Free.

Are you a bhajan singer? Organizer? If yes, OnlinePrasad.com is there for you. We will promote you and ensure that your talent is nurtured. All you have to do is fill up the simple sign-up form with us by clicking here. This listing would be absolutely FREE! 🙂 We hope that this will give you …

सावन: वर्ष का सबसे पवन माह

सावन शुरू होते ही हर तरफ बम भोले और शिव का जयघोष गूंजने लगता है। लोग कांवड़ में पवित्र नदियों से जल भरकर भोले का अभिषेक करते हैं। शास्त्रों के अनुसार आषाढ़ मास की शुक्ल पक्ष की एकादशी के दिन संसार का पालन पोषण करने वाले भगवान विष्णु चार महीने के लिए सोने चले जाते …