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How to perform Holi Puja at Home

Holi Pooja अहकूटा भयत्रस्तैः कृता त्वं होलि बालिशैः अतस्वां पूजयिष्यामि भूति-भूति प्रदायिनीम् Holi Pooja is a very important set of rituals, which are performed on the night before Holi. It is believed that devotees can gain tremendous happiness and prosperity in their lives, by performing Holi Pooja, which is done before Holika Dahan. This day …

Holika Dahan or Choti Holi 2016 – Tradition and Timings for this year

Holika Dahan 2017: The Evening of Bonfires Holika Dahan or the lighting of bonfire takes place on the eve of Holi. The day is also popularly called ‘Chhoti Holi’ or the ‘Small Holi’. The bigger event – play with the colour takes place on the next ‘big’ day. Holika Dahan is an extremely popular tradition …

Ugadi: The Lunar New Years Day

Ugadi: The Lunar New Year’s Day Ugadi or Yugadi is celebrated as the first day of the year by people of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. On this day new Samvatsara, which is cycle of sixty years, starts. All sixty Samvatsara are identified by unique name. Ugadi is celebrated as Gudi Padwa by the people of …

Rituals and Muhurat for Jaya Ekadashi 2016

Jaya Ekadashi 2017 Jaya Ekadashi 2017 is on February 18 Thursday Jaya Ekadashi is a fasting practice that is observed on the ‘ekadashi’ tithi during the Shukla Paksha (the bright fortnight of moon) in the month of ‘Magh’ in the Hindu calendar. If you follow the Gregorian calendar it falls between the months of January-February. …

Value of Human Life by Lord Buddha

Value of Human Life by Lord Buddha SPREAD THE MESSAGE : SHARE AFTER READING A man asked Lord Buddha: What is the value of life? Lord Buddha gave him a Stone & asked him, “Go & know about the value of the stone, but take care not to sell the stone.” The man went to …

5 Lohri Facts that will make your celebration more meaningful

5 Lohri facts to make your celebration more meaningful lohri has a deep rooted connection with ancient cultures and traditions of India. There are numerous tales from the past that can be put together for the origin of this festival. On Lohri night people gather around a bonfire and celebrate while dancing and singing traditional songs. 1. Lohri is …

Masik Shivaratri 2016: Dates and Muhurat

Masik Shivaratri 2017 Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Each month, Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha is known as Masik Shivaratri. Masik Shivaratri in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri. Masik Shivaratri in month of Phalguna is also known as Maha Shivaratri. According to Indian Mythology, in the midnight of …

Amazing Facts About Diwali – The Grand Festival Of Lights

Amazing Facts About Diwali – The Grand Festival Of Lights Diwali, also known as Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights, celebrated by millions of devotees worldwide. It is the Hindu festival of lights that comes once a year and is eagerly awaited by everyone. Here are some great facts about the festival of Diwali. …

Chaturdashi Amavasya – A Very Significant Day During Pitru Paksha

Chaturdashi Amavasya – A Very Significant Day During Pitru Paksha Pitru Paksha is a special time period during the Hindu year when Hindus pay their respects to the souls of their ancestors by performing Shradh rituals at holy locations. Pitru Paksha is a time period of 16 days during the Bhadrapada Maas of the Hindu …

Rishikesh – An Ideal Location For Pitru Paksha Brahman Bhoj

Rishikesh – An Ideal Location For Pitru Paksha Brahman Bhoj Pitru Paksha is a special time period during the Hindu year when Hindus pay their respects to the souls of their ancestors by performing Shradh rituals at holy locations. Pitru Paksha is a time period of 16 days during the Bhadrapada Maas of the Hindu …

The Different Phases Of Shradh Rituals

The Different Phases Of Shradh Lord Vishnu is one of the most important Hindu Gods to many devotees across the world. He is a part of the Trimurti of Hindu Gods along with Shiva and Brahma. While Brahma is known as the Creator and Shiva as the Destroyer; Vishnu is the Preserver of our Universe. …

The Holiest Locations For Performing Pitru Paksha Shradh Ceremony

Holiest Locations For Performing Pitru Paksha Shradh Ceremony Pitru Paksha is a special time period during the Hindu year when Hindus pay their respects to the souls of their ancestors by performing Shradh rituals at holy locations. Pitru Paksha is a time period of 16 days during the Bhadrapada Maas of the Hindu month when …

Ganesh Chaturthi Special : Amazing Wallpapers Of Lord Ganesh

Ganesh Chaturthi Special : Amazing Wallpapers Of Lord Ganesh Lord Ganesh is one of the most lovable Gods in Hinduism along with Lord Krishna. He is quite special and is also known as Ganapati and Vinayak. Ganesh is the remover of obstacles and the provider of wealth, knowledge and prosperity and is widely revered by …

Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja – Benefits And Samagri List

Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja – Benefits And Samagri List Lord Ganesh is one of the most lovable Gods in Hinduism along with Lord Krishna. He is quite special and is also known as Ganapati and Vinayak. Ganesh is the remover of obstacles and the provider of wealth, knowledge and prosperity and is widely revered by Hindus …

Janmashtami Special : Lord Krishna’s Wisdom About Material Pleasures

Janmashtami Special : Lord Krishna’s Wisdom About Material Pleasures The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most famous Hindu scriptures. It is a collection of 700 verses of the great Hindu epic Mahabharata where Lord Krishna explains the secrets of the universe and the purpose of mankind to Pandava prince Arjuna. . The Bhagavad Gita …

Janmashtami Special : What Did Lord Krishna Say About Brahman

Janmashtami Special : What Did Lord Krishna Say About Brahman The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most famous Hindu scriptures. It is a collection of 700 verses of the great Hindu epic Mahabharata where Lord Krishna explains the secrets of the universe and the purpose of mankind to Pandava prince Arjuna. . The Bhagavad …

Daily Horoscope – 29th August

  Wondering how your day’s going to be? Thinking about what you should do and what you shouldn’t? Let our daily horoscope predictions guide you.   Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19) – Don’t be too emotional and take a logical approach towards every difficulty you face today. Give people some space and respect their …

Importance Of Nandi In Shiva Temples

Nandi – Lord Shiva’s Devoted Vahana Nandi the bull is associated with Lord Shiva and is known as his Vahana. He is a popular figure in Hindu mythology and there are images of him found at each famous Shiva temple. All of us have noticed the images of Nandi in every Shiva temple that we …