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Janmashtami 2022: List Of Demons Killed By Lord Krishna

Lord Krishna had incarnated with the purpose of slaying demons who were a source of constant discomfort and danger to Rishis and good men. He brought to dust, many prominent demons of his time, using his tremendous godly powers and restoring

17 Aug 2022 3:37 pm
Janmashtami 2022: 11 Inspirational Quotes By Lord Krishna

The Bhagavad Gita effectively synthesizes the Hindu traditional ideas about Dharma, Bhakti and Moksha. This scripture opens your eyes to a new way of living and helps you to master the art of living. The tenets mentioned here, are now being

17 Aug 2022 1:10 pm
Sahasrarjun (Rajarajeshwara) Temple: Architecture, Best Time To Visit, History And Significance

The holy city of Maheshwar, during ancient times, was called Mahishmati. The city is over thousands of years old and very rich in history and culture. There is a belief that Mahishmati Sahasrarjun Templebeen the spot of penance for Devasuras, rishi

17 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple: Know About The Disappearing Temple At Kavi Kamboi

The Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a 150 years old Shiva temple located in the town of Kavi Kamboi, in the state of Gujarat. Situated exactly between the Arabian sea and the Gulf of Cambay, at

16 Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Lalita Saptami 2022: Date, Iconography, Puja Rituals, History, And Significance

Lalita headed the set of Gopikas whose main focus in life was Krishna and Radha. 14 years older than Radha, Lalita was her divine chaperone who always used to support Radha during her playful tiffs with Krishna. She was the one

16 Aug 2022 2:00 pm
Pancha Mahapurusha Yogas: Formation, Types, Effects, And Yoga Cancelling Combinations

Pancha means five, and Mahapurush means a great person. Pancha Mahapurusha yogas are formed due to combinations of five particular planets. They are formed when Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are either placed in their own signs or in their

15 Aug 2022 12:00 pm
Jwalamukhi Mandir: Puja Rituals, Best Time To Visit, Aarti Timings, Architecture, And Legends

Himachal Pradesh, known as the cradle of ancient culture and civilization, is home to a hub of miraculous temples that are also considered famous travel destinations. It is home to some shakti peeths, the rest of which can be found all

15 Aug 2022 10:00 am
How To Drape Saree For Varamahalakshmi Kalasha

Draping a saree around an idol requires skills and therefore, nowadays, people look for professional help. But, the process is extremely simple and with little guidance and effort, one can easily drape a saree on the Kalash of Goddess Lakshmi a

14 Aug 2022 12:00 pm
Chidambara Rahasyam: Unknown Facts And Secrets Of The Chidambara Temple

Thillai Nataraja Temple, or the Chidambaram Nataraja Temple, is dedicated to the dancing form of Nataraja. This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. Lord Shiva, is seen in a dancing pose here. Chidambaram when split into two words, means

14 Aug 2022 10:01 am
Tanot Mata Mandir: History, Timings, When To Visit, And The War Miracles

If you are enchanted with the idea of the expansive Thar desert in the valorous lands of Jaisalmer, make it a point to visit the Tanot temple first. Tanot is in the vicinity of Longewala, a critical India-Pakistan border where people

13 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Swarna Gauri Vrat 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Vrat Katha, And Celebrations

Swarna Gauri Vrata is a festival dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Swarna Gauri Vrata is the south Indian version of the north Indian festival called Hartalika Teej that is celebrated in Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Maharashtra. Women perform the puja

12 Aug 2022 4:43 pm
Swana Gauri Vrat 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Vrat Katha, And Celebrations

Swarna Gauri Vrata is a festival dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Swarna Gauri Vrata is the south Indian version of the north Indian festival called Hartalika Teej that is celebrated in Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Maharashtra. Women perform the puja

12 Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Varaha Jayanti 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Mantra, Vrat Katha, And Benefits

Varaha Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the victory of Lord Maha Vishnu who appeared in the form of a Boar to slay the demons Hiranyaksha, who was in his earlier birth, Jaya, the celestial gatekeeper of Vaikuntha. Cursed by the

12 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Who Was Mandodari? Unknown Facts About King Of Lanka, Ravana's Wife

Mandodari, which means one of the slender waists, was the famous queen consort of King Ravana, the King of Lanka. Gratefully remembered by the ardent readers of Indinan mythological text Ramayana for her magnanimous gestures and for dealing with Ravana's situation

11 Aug 2022 3:09 pm
Raksha Bandhan 2022: Dos And Donts While Celebrating Rakhi

Raksha Bandhan is the day that renews the unwritten bond of love between siblings, especially a sister and brother, and an ideal first step towards the practice of selfless love that puts self behind the needs of others. This

11 Aug 2022 1:16 pm
Raksha Bandhan 2022: Mythological Stories Behind Rakhi Festival

Tying the sacred thread cements the bond of fraternity for eternity. It is a bond that gets strengthened by emotions, and thrives on it, till death does them apart. The sister ties her bond of sisterly love on the wrist of

11 Aug 2022 10:23 am
Simha Sankranti 2022: Date, History, Worship Method, Puja Rituals, Olgia Festival

Simha Sankranti is unanimously celebrated in certain states of South and North India with great fervour. Surprisingly, this is the most favoured festival for the Kumaunis of Himachal Pradesh who, as a custom, apply ghee on their foreheads and consume ghee-dripping

10 Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Dahi Handi 2022: Date, History, Celebrations And Significance

He created a human pyramid along with his cowherd friends, who helped him reach the pots of butter, which had been hung near the ceiling. As per the Bhagavata Purana, the Dahi and butter in the handi used to double in

10 Aug 2022 12:00 pm
Balarama Jayanti 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Mantra, History And Significance

Lord Balarama, as almost everyone knows, was the famous brother of Lord Krishna. He was the incarnation of Sheshnag and the son of Rohini and Vasudeva. Initially, Balarama was thought to have been in Devaki's womb and later shifted by Yogmaya

10 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Bahula Chaturthi 2022: Date, Time,Puja Rituals, Mantras, Vrat Katha, Benefits, And Significance

Bahula Chaturthi is the only festival that offers the twin benefits of worshipping Lord Krishna and Lord Ganesha in one go. While Lord Krishna blesses your kids with prosperity and affluence, Lord Ganesha removes all obstacles on your way. Additionally,

9 Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Damodar Dwadashi 2022: Date, Puja Rituals, Slokas, Legend, And Significance

An ancient Indian text, Srimad Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana) provides a detailed narrative of Lord Krishna's Leelas and the feats he had performed during his childhood. Although Lord Krishna's countless mischievous episodes unnerved his parents and others in the Nanda Gokula, his

9 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Raksha Bandhan Astrological Remedies For Good Luck Of Brother(s)

Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is an Indian festival and it symbolises the strength of emotional bonding, brotherhood and love between siblings. Rakhi is a remembrance of that unwritten agreement in our earthly life. Sisters tie Rakhi on their brother's wrist

5 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Abhijit Muhurat: History, Dos And Donts, Time, And Significance

Muhurats are an integral part of the Hindu cultural ethos and tradition and are considered important while making crucial decisions. We usually begin any venture on a day and time having relatively harmless planetary influences. Shubha muhurta needs to be decided

4 Aug 2022 4:00 pm
Having Visa Problems? Visit These Four Famous Visa Temples In India If You Are Planning To Go Abroad

Be it a career complexities, scoring well in exams, finding a good match, getting health issues sorted or even gaining respect; when nothing works, Indians do find a way to get spiritually inclined to solve their problems and even seek divine

4 Aug 2022 1:02 pm
Triyuginarayan Temple: How To Reach, Time To Visit, History, Significance And Architecture

Built by Adi Shankaracharya, around the same time as the Badrinath Temple, in a similar architectural style, in tHimachal Pradesh, the temple of Triyuginarayan, stands aloft, as a witness to the countless historical episodes that swept through the passage of time.

4 Aug 2022 10:00 am
Kaal Sarpa Dosha/ Yoga: Types, Remedies, Benefits And Exceptions

Kaal Sarpa Yoga when translated to English means. Kala (time) ;'Sarpa' ( Serpent )and Yoga (combination). A person who kills a serpent is cursed with Kaal Sarpa Dosha due to which he often sees snakes in their dreams. The effects of

3 Aug 2022 12:00 pm
Kalki Jayanti 2022: Date, Puja Rituals, Legends, History And Significance Of Kali Yuga

Yadaa yadaa hi dharmasya glaanirbhavati bhaarata, abhyutthaanam adharmasya tadaatmaanam srujaamyaham This is a famous verse from Shrimad Bhagavad Gita and it means Whenever, O descendant of Bharata, there is a decline of Dharma, and rise of Adharma, then I body Myself

2 Aug 2022 3:00 pm
Upakarma 2022: Date, Time, Rituals Associated With The Thread Changing Ceremony

To be eligible enough to read or study the ancient scriptures in the ancient days, one had to be a Brahmin (who belonged to the upper caste of the society in India). The Gayatri Mantra was taught to them through the

2 Aug 2022 12:28 pm
August 2022: List Of Important Festivals And Fasts This Month

August 2022 is going to be a busy month marked with a long list of and fasts that will be observed duly by Hindu devotees. Most important festivals for this year, including Raksha Bandhan and Krishna Janmashtami are going to

30 Jul 2022 6:15 pm
Nag Panchami 2022: Why Do People Offer Milk To Snakes On This Day

Snakes, referred to as Naga in our ancient Hindu scriptures, are actually a semi-divine race that is portrayed negatively sometimes, for their demoniacal fierceness but overall respected as symbols of fertility, divine powers and strength. Primarily believed to be the residents

29 Jul 2022 10:00 am
Bheema Amavasya Vrat 2022: Date, Time, Puja Ritual, Vrat Katha, History And Significance

Bheema Amavasya, predominantly a colourful women's festival, is a celebration of conjugal love whose chief purpose is to pray for the extension of the husband's longevity and for the general wellbeing of all the male members in the family. This

27 Jul 2022 3:30 pm
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Mantra, Vrat Katha, And Significance

Shravan Putrada Ekadashi is celebrated when the Ekadashi tithi arrives in the Shukla Paksha of Shravan month as per the Hindu Panchang. Also known as Pavitra Ekadashi and Pavitropana Ekadashi, it falls somewhere between July to August, as per the Gregorian

27 Jul 2022 12:01 pm
Nag Panchami 2022 : Mantras To Chant According To Zodiac Signs

Since Vedic times, snake worship has occupied a major part of many ritualistic observances. Naga means the snake, and this occupies a venerable position in our religious lore and practices.Nag Panchami is one such ritual that is observed on Shukla paksha

27 Jul 2022 10:41 am
Happy Sawan Shivratri 2022: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Shayari, Messages, And Whatsapp Status

One of the holy festivals of Hindus, Sawan Shivratri, is going to be observed on Tuesday, 02 August 2022. The entire country unites without discrimination of creed or gender, with full zeal to celebrate the divine remembrance of Lord Shiva. This

26 Jul 2022 5:36 pm
Sawan Bel Patra Worship: Ritual Rules, Worship Method, Mantra To Chant, And Significance

Bel Patra or Bilva leaf is a highly medicinal plant with equally mysterious connotations. Colloquially it is also referred to as Wood Apple with its botanical name being Aegle marmilos. Bael tree is very dear to Lord Shiva, whose puja is

26 Jul 2022 12:00 pm
Tulsidas Jayanti 2022: Date, Time, Literary Works, Anecdotes and Legends, History And Significance

The 7th day of the Shravan month is dedicated to the memories of the spiritual stalwart, and the celebrated author of Hanuman Chalisa, Sant Tulsidas, whose Jayanti is celebrated in the month of August, as per the Gregorian calendar. Tulsidas' spiritual

26 Jul 2022 10:20 am
Narali Purnima 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Mantra To Chant, History And Significance

Narali Purnima is a ceremonial day and is of immense significance to the Koli or the Fishermen community that lives in the coastal regions of Konkan and Maharashtra. It is held on the full moon day of the Shravan month which

25 Jul 2022 10:00 am
Goddess Kabbalamma Temple: History, Legends, Architecture, And Nearby Attractions

On your way back from Mysore to Bangalore to Mysore, you must have passed by the huge mountainous terrains of Ramanagar, or the Rocky Hills which is important for hiking enthusiasts, the regional movie buffs, or the devotees of Shri Kabbalamma,

24 Jul 2022 10:00 am
Hanuman Garhi Mandir: History, Timings, Bhog, And Festivals

Ayodhya is the place of foremost religious importance for Hindus, which has garnered international attention as well, as Ramjanma Bhoomi (the birthplace of Rama). Hindus believe that Lord Hanuman is present wherever Raam naam (name) is uttered. Lord Hanuman is known

21 Jul 2022 10:00 am
Pashupatinath Temple: Know About The History, Story, Rituals, Timings, And Architecture

Located on both banks of Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal in the sprawling brick red campus of Lord Pashupatinath's temple attunes you to its aura as soon as you step into its premises. According to Skanda

20 Jul 2022 12:00 pm
Mangalwar Upay: Tuesday Remedies To Get Rid Of Financial Problems, Mantras And Observances

Shravan month brings with it, a cartload of blessings for performing different vrats and festival observances. Mangal war or Tuesday is not only related to Lord Hanuman, but also to Mangal planet. On this day of Lord Hanuman, in case you

20 Jul 2022 10:26 am
Andal Jayanti 2022: Date, Rituals, Bhog, Legend, History And Significance

Andal Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Goddess Andal whose main temple is in Shrivilliputhur, the birthplace of Andal. She was an ardent Vishnu devotee who saw Lord Vishnu as her suitor and worshipped him with all her faith

19 Jul 2022 6:08 pm
Varalakshmi Vratam 2022: Date, Time, Puja Rituals, Mantra To Chant, Vrat Katha, And Significance

The 'Vara Mahalakshmi Vrata' is a popular celebration amongst Hindus, that is normally celebrated on a Second Friday, or the Poornima in the month of Shravan, or during the Gregorian months of July or August. According to astrological sutras,

19 Jul 2022 3:27 pm