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Akshaya Tritiya, 21 April 2015

Lakshmi Mata

21 April 2015 is Akshaya Tritiya. Akshaya Tritiya is also popular as Akha Teej, Aksha Thadiya, Akshaya Thadige, Akshaya Trithiyai. Akshaya Tritiya falls on the third day of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh Month as per Purnimant and Amavasyant Calendars followed in North India, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. In 2015, Akshaya Tritiya falls in Chithirai Masam of Tamil […]

Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat 2015, Best Time to buy Gold or Silver

Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious day to observe Lakshmi Puja, Lakshmi Kuber Puja, Gauri Puja, and Sri Krishna Chandan Puja. Even though the whole day of Akshay Tritiya is auspicious, as per some calendars Akshaya Tritiya Puja Muhurat in 2015 or best time for puja and buying gold are given here. In 2015, Akha Teej […]

Sita Navami 2015, Seeta Navami, Janki Navami

Sita Navami or Janki Navami is the birthday of Goddess Sita, one of the divine incarnations of Goddess Lakshmi. Seeta Navami is observed on Vaishakha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in bright half of Vaisakh month. In 2015, Sita Navami date is April 27. Some communities in South India and North India observe Sita Jayanti […]

Why Buy Gold or Silver on Akshaya Tritiya?

Why buy gold or silver on Akshaya Tritiya? The importance of purchasing gold, Silver, other metals items and home appliances on Akshay Tritiya is mentioned in many Puranic legends and stories. All the legends stated that this is one of the very few auspicious days for buying gold and silver without any hesitations. More than […]

Akshaya Tritiya Mantras, Prayers & stotras to chant on Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya is an auspicious day to perform Kumbha daanam (donating pot and offerings) to the Brahmin. Lakshmi Puja and Gauri puja are also performed. Parashuram Jayanti puja, Chandan Puja to Lord Krishna are also observed on Akshaya Tritiya. Here is a list of stotras, mantras, and prayers to chant on Akshaya Tritiya. Uda kumbha […]

Chandan Yatra 2015 in Puri Jagannath Temple

Chandan Yatra or Chandan Jatra, popularly known as Chandan Mahotsava, is one of the major festivals held at Puri Jagannath Temple in Orissa. In 2015, Chandan Yatra date is April 21. Chandan Yatra is celebrated on Akshaya Tritiya day during which the holy rituals for annual Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra are begun. Chandan Mahotsava is continued […]

Akshaya Tritiya Daana (Donations, Charities on Akshaya Tritiya)

Akshaya Tritiya Daana – Donations, Charities or giving on Akshaya Tritiya has very significant merits. In Ancient Scriptures, it is mentioned that donating a particular thing on Akshaya Tritiya has some special merit… Here is the list… Jala Daanam (donating water) is for wealth. Shayana Daanam (donating bed – cot and bed sheets) gives all […]

Ganga Saptami 2015, Ganga Jayanti (Jahnu Saptami)

Ganga Saptami 2015, Ganga Saptami 2015 date, when is Ganga Saptami in 2015. The date of Ganga Saptami in 2015… Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti, also known as Jahnu Saptami, is an auspicious day to worship Goddess Ganga (River Ganga). In 2015, Ganga Saptami or Ganga Jayanti date is April 25. It is celebrated on Vaisakh Shukla Saptami, […]

21 April 2015, Chardham Yatra begins

On 21 April 2015, Chardham Yatra begins on Akshay Tritiya day. Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath Temples are considered as Chardham Mandirs. The government has asked the pilgrims to allocate 10 days for their yatra of four holy temples in Hinduism – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri in the Garhwal range of Himalayas. Tour to Badrinath, […]

Why Lord Vishnu incarnated as Vamana?

Bali vamana story

Lord Vishnu incarnated as Vamana or the ‘midget incarnation’ during the Thretha Yuga (The second leg of Manvantara) and before the occurrence of the great Ramayana. He incarnated during the time of Emperor Mahabali (also known as Maveli or Bali). This is the first incarnation of Lord Vishna in full human form. Present Kerala (a […]

Significance of Kali standing on top of Shiva

Goddess Kali standing on Lord Shiva

Significance of Kali standing on top of Shiva. What is the significance of Goddess Kali standing on Lord Shiva. Why Kali keeps foot on Lord Shiva. Kali is symbolic of enormous transformative energy; energy of destruction. When that stood on the Shiva Tattva, it became Bhadrakali, which means, the energy which only brings benevolent results. The […]

Uma Maheshwara, Combined form of Lord Shiva & Parvati

Lord Uma Maheshwara is the combined form of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati is referred as Uma, where as Lord Shiva is referred as Maheshwara. The word Uma means Light and the Goddess of Mountains in Sanskrit. The word Maheshwara means the Lord Shiva himself, or the Lord of higher order. The Bonding […]

Story of Lord Shani (Shani Dev Katha)

Story of Lord Shani (Shani Dev Katha) is explained here. Lord Shani is one of the Navagrahas, nine planet Gods in Hinduism. As regards the birth of Shani, there are different stories. Foremost and accepted is the one in the ancient ‘Skanda Purana’ of ‘Kasi Khanda’ which is as follows. God Soorya was married to […]

Matangi Jayanti 2015

Matangi Jayanti is the first appearance day of Goddess Matangi, the ninth Dasamahavidya Goddess. In 2015, Matangi Jayanti date is April 21. It is observed on Shukla Tritiya in Vaishakh Month (Akshaya Tritiya). Goddess Matangi Mata is also known as Tantrik Saraswati who fulfills every desire of her devotees and blesses them with prosperity. She […]

Bala Tripura Sundari | Goddess Bala Tripura Sundari Devi

Balatripura Sundari Devi

Bala Tripura Sundari Devi is the second day Goddess during Durga Navratri celebrations in Vijayawada and most of the other temples in South India. BalaTripura Sundari is a 16 years old virgin girl form of Mother Goddess. Although Tripura Sundari is worshipped as the mother of the universe (Jagadamba) involved in Shri Vidya Shakti, the […]