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7 Unbelievably Tall Hindu Temples That You Must Visit

Hindu temples play a crucial role in our religious culture and there are some amazing temples in India, which have great architecture and are a part of the nation’s history. On that note, let us have a look at the 7 tallest Hindu temples –   1. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu – …

Story About Puri Jagannath's Param Bhakt Hanuman

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ll Jai Jagannath ll ll Hanuman ji ki Jai ll   Story of Lord Hanuman at Jagannath temple, Puri, Orissa This is a short story about Puri Jagannath’s Param Bhakt Hanuman. Pavanputra Hanuman and Lord Jagannath share a very divine relation i.e. the relation of a bhakta and the lord. Seek Lord’s blessings during Rath Yatra and get his divine bhog -click …

Lord Jagannath's Sleep Secret

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Jai Jagannath! This is a short story of Shri Jagannath Swamy of Puri, that not many have heard of. This is the story of Lord Jagannath’s sleep secret and it goes like this. Once it so happened that when Lord Jagannath’s chief attendant went to his room for his morning chores he saw that the …

About Puri Jagannath darshan in Alarnath before Rath Yatra

The world famous Car festival or Rath Yatra of Puri Jagannath is set to begin on 10th of July, 2013 and will continue till the 18th, followed by Suna Bhesa festival on the 19th (for Rath Yatra events click here) . There are frenzied preparations and pilgrims thronging in millions in one of the oldest …

Wish very happy birthday to Ganpati Bappa on Ganesh Jayanti

  What is Ganesh Jayanti? With what all names is it celebrated in India? Maghi Ganesh Jayanti, famously known as Ganesh Jayanti, is the day when Goddess Parvati gave birth to a boy, named Ganesha. According to the legend, once Maa Parvati was going to have bath in the absence of Lord Ganesha. She created a …

Worship Goddess Durga during Gupt Navratri to attain wisdom and prosperity

Magh Navratri, also known as Magha Gupt Navratri or Shishir Navrartri, is an auspicious period of nine days, dedicated to the 9 forms of Shakti or Goddess Durga.  The most interesting aspect of these navratri lies in its name, “Gupt” which means “secret”. Hence, Magh Navratri, known to very less people, is celebrated mainly in …

Practice spiritual silence & take a holy dip on Mauni Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya, also known as ‘Chollangi Amavasya’ or ‘Darsh Amavasya’, is the day when the Universe was created. On this day, Lord Brahma gave the origination to Maharaja Manu and Queen Shatrupa. Hence, this day is celebrated as the birthday of Manu Rishi. So what exactly is Mauni Amavasya and what is so significant about …

Why Mauni Amavasya is highly auspicious for Shahi Snan?

The Kumbh Mela festival is said to be the biggest religious gathering of people on Earth. Started on 14 Jan and going to be concluded on  10th March (Maha Shivatri), this 2 months festival is being celebrated throughout the country with much pomp and fanfare. Kumbh mela is always held in one of these four …

What should be done on Shatilla Ekadashi?

“Shatilla” or “Sat-tila Ekadashi” or “Tilda Ekadashi”, is derived from the word ‘til’ which means sesame seeds. The most distinguished feature of this Ekadashi is the use of sesame seeds in 6 different ways on this day. Use of sesame includes bathe in the water mixed with sesame seeds, rubbing sesame seed paste on the body, …

Vinayaki Chaturthi – the very auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha!

Lord Ganesha is the “God of knowledge”. The name “Vigneshwara” is an appropriate name for Lord Ganesha, as he is known to remove the hardest of all Vigna and allow streamlined success in whatever endeavors we set ourselves upon.Lord Ganesh is known with the names of “Mangalmurti”, which literally means “the one who is the personification …

Observe the highly fruitful Saphala Ekadashi fast & achieve ultimate success!

The word “Saphala” or “Safala” literally means “success”. Hence this highly fruitful Saphala Ekadashi is believed to bring in the ultimate success in the life of the one who observes fast on this day. Saphala or Safala Ekdashi is observed during the waning phase of the moon and falls on the Paush Krishna Paksh Ekadashi in the …

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 …