Amavasya February 2016 date, Time

Amavasya in February 2016, No Moon, is known as Falgun Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Amavasya February 2016 date is February 8, Monday. It is Paush Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars (Pushya Amavasya). Holy dip or performing punya snan on this Amavasya in Triveni Sangam of Allahabad, Haridwar, and Varanasi is highly […]

Venkateshwara Vaibhavotsavams in Hyderabad from Tomorrow

Venkateshwara Vaibhavotsavams in Hyderabad from Tomorrow – February 7, 2016. The stage has been set to celebrate the week-long celestial fete of Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavams which will commence in the spacious NTR Stadium located at Indira Park Road, in Domalaguda at HYDERABAD in the state of Telengana on February 7 and conclude on February 12 […]

Somvati Amavasya Story, Vrat Katha, Legend

The story, vrat katha of Somvati Amavasya is associated with the daughter of a moneylender and a washerwoman… The story goes like this…. Once upon a time, a moneylender lived in a village with his wife, seven sons and a daughter. All of his sons got married but the daughter was yet not married. A […]

Somvati Amavasya, Amavas on Somavar: Importance & spiritual significance

Somvati Amavasya, Amavas which falls on Somvar (Monday), is considered as auspicious day for Hindu devotees. Significance of Somvati Amavasya – Somvati Amavas Mahatmya: The importance and significance of Somvati Amavasya is narrated by Bhishma to Dharma Raj in the Mahabharat. Devotees believe that taking a holy dip in sacred rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, […]

Somvati Amavasya Sankalp Mantra, Sankalpa Mantram to chant on Somavathi Amavasya

Somvati Amavasya is the most auspicious Amavasya day to worship Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, and Pitru Devatas or dead ancestors. Somavathi Amavasya, also known as Ama Somvar Vrata, was observed by King Yudhistira to get noble successors for his dynasty. Sankalpa Mantra for Somvati Amavasya puja is the most auspicious prayer to chant which is […]

Hindus welcome Kenya’s withdrawal of proposed religious regulations

Hindus have welcomed the Kenya government’s reported decision to withdraw the proposal of regulating the religious organizations. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, thanked Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta for withdrawing proposed Societies (Religious Societies) Rules, 2015, and thus showing a strong political will on this issue of unnecessary and […]

What is the difference between space and time?

What is the difference between space and time? Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji: Space is the distance between two objects and time is the distance between two events, and both can change. There are three types of space, Chittakasha, Chidakasha andBhootkasha. Bhootakasha is the outer space, space of consciousness, and it changes. Chittakasha also changes but […]

US yoga practitioners grow to 37 million

US yoga practitioners grow to 37 million.. Hindus are highly pleased with the fast and tremendous growth of yoga in the United States of America; with yoga practitioners reaching to about 37 million according to a recently released “2016 Yoga in America Study” conducted by Yoga Journal & Yoga Alliance. Calling it a step in […]

TTD Vaibhavotsavams in Hyderabad – 6 February to 12 February 2016

TTD will conduct Venkateshwara Vaibhavotsavams in Hyderabad from 6 February to 12 February 2016. TTD, which manages the Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala and other associated shrines, is all set to offer a unique opportunity for people at Hyderabad to witness and participate in all the sacred rituals and special poojas performed at the NTR […]