Ashtama Shani | Effects of Sani in 8th House

Ashtami Shani is having Shani (Saturn) in 8th house either from Lagna chart (Natal chart) or Rashi (Moon sign). Among the 12 houses, the 8th house is known as highly inauspicious and brings utter distress to the native. 8th House denotes Longevity, comfort, insult, property through relatives after their death, life insurance, sorrow face, death, difficulties, […]

Famous Shani Temples, Temples dedicated to Lord Sani

Here is the list of famous Shani temples in India. Among all, Shanishingnapur Temple in Maharashtra, Tirunallar Shani temple in Tamil Nadu, Mandapalli Shani temple in Andhra Pradesh are most popular temples dedicated to Lord Shani. It is to note that regular Saturday (Shanivaar), Shani Trayodasi, Shani Amavasya or Shani Jayanti are the best or […]

California firm removes Hindu Gods’ leggings within 12 hours of Hindu protest

Carlsbad (California) based online retailer Scarlet’s Lounge has removed all leggings carrying images of Hindu deities Vishnu-Shiva-Brahma-Ganesha-Krishna-Kali within 12 hours after upset Hindus complained calling these “highly inappropriate”. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada today, thanked Scarlet’s Lounge for understanding the concerns of Hindu community, which found […]

Appalayagunta Sri Prasanna Venkateshwara Swamy Temple Brahmotsavam 2017

Appalayagunta Sri Prasanna Venkateshwara Swamy Brahmotsavam is held in Jyeshta Masam. In 2017, The annual Brahmotsavam of Sri Prasanna Venkateswaraswamy, Appalayagunta, and a sub temple of TTD will be celebrated from June 6-14 in a grand manner. The schedule of events for the nine day event has been released by TTD in order to facilitate preparedness […]

Kalyanotsavam in Balkampet Yellamma Temple, Hyderabad

Renuka Devi Kalyanotsavam in Balkampet Yellamma temple in Hyderabad is one the biggest temple festivals in and around Hyderabad and Secunderabad. It is celebrated for three days in Ashada Masam as per traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Yellamma Kalyanotsavam at Balkampet temple will be celebrated from July 27 to July 29. […]

Time to observe Chatur Mas Vrata: When is Chaturmas Vrata observed?

Chaturmas Vratais the observance that is performed for four holy months as per Hinduism. Chatur Mas Vratam begins either in Ashada masam on Ekadasi or Dwadashi or on Pournami day when Sun enters into Karka (Cancer) rashi. According to major Panchangas, in 2017, the date of Chaturmasa Vratam Arambh is on July 4 / July 5 / […]

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 | Chukkala Amavasya vratam in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Goddess Gauri

Chukkala Amavasya vratam is auspicious austerity observed on Ashada Amavasya, No Moon day in Ashada masam in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Chukkala Amavasya date is July 23. This vrata is also observed in some places of Karnataka also. Ashada Amavasya vratham is dedicated to Goddess Gauri. Gauri Puja is performed on this day by married […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2017, Kalidas Din date is June 24. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Kharchi Puja 2017

Kharchi Puja is a week-long historical festival celebrated in Tripura, mainly at Chaturdasha Devata Temple in Agartala Tripura. In 2017, Kharchi Puja date is July 1. Literally, ‘Kharchi’ means ‘auspicious’ in Kakbrook, the tribal language of Tripura. In the past, it was celebrated within the premises of the royal palace but nowadays, it is celebrated by […]