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30 January 2015, Bhishma Ekadashi

30 January 2015 is Bhishma Ekadashi, Jayanti Ekadashi. It is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. Bhishma Ekadashi is celebrated with utmost fervor in Vishnu temple […]

Hindus seek Diwali holiday in New Jersey schools with sizable Hindu pupils

Hindus are urging New Jersey schools, public as well as private, which have significant number of Hindu students, to include Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, as a school holiday in their 2015-2016 school calendars and beyond. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair […]

Nityananda Trayodashi 2015

Nityananda Trayodashi is the appearance day of Sri Nityananda Prabhu. In 2015, Nityananda Trayodashi date is February 1. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared in Navadvipa as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish the Sankirtana Movement (the yuga dharma for this age of quarrel and hypocrisy). To help the Supreme Lord in His mission, Lord Balarama appeared […]

Bhishma Ekadashi at Antarvedi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Bhishma Ekadashi, also spelt as Bheeshma Ekadasi, is observed on Magha Shukla Ekadashi, the eleventh day in Magha masam. In 2015, Bhishma Ekadashi date is January 30. This festival is a grand event at Antarvedi Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, East Godavari district, in Andhra Pradesh. During the celebrations, Narasimha Swamy Kalyanotsavam (divine marriage celebrations of […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2015

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2015, Bhishma Ekadashi date is January 30. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Significance of Falguna Month, Reference of Falgun Masam in Hindu Religious History

Falguna masam is the last among the 12 months in Hindu calendar. This month does not contain many auspicious days and festivals, but the Falgun month has a great significance according to Hindu Mythology (Hindu religious history). The most prominent incidents of the most important Itihasas for Hindus, Ramayana and MahaBharata occurred in the Phalgun month. […]

Phalgun month 2015, Falgun Maas, Phalguna Masam dates

Phalgun month (Falgun maas or Phalguna masam) is the 12th or last month as per Hindu calendar. In 2015, Phalgun month starts on February 4 and ends on March 5 as per traditional North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa. As per Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and […]

Magha Puranam 9th Chapter (Telugu)

Magha Puranam 9th Chapter (Telugu) is explained here. The 9th chapter of Magha Purana tells the story of a brahmin named ‘Pushkara’. మాఘపురాణం -9వ అధ్యాయము పుష్కరుని వృత్తాంతము ఈవిధంగా ఆ ముగ్గురు కన్యలు పునర్జీవుతులైన వృత్తాంతమును దిలీపునకు వివరించగా దిలీపుడు శ్రద్ధగా వినిన తర్వాత తనకు కలిగిన సంశయమును గురువర్యులను వశిష్ఠుల వారితో ఇటుల నుడివెను. – “పూజ్యులైన ఓ మహర్షీ! ఈ భూలోకమునకు, యమలోకమునకు దూరమెంత?” […]

Real intention of Upanishads

Constantly battered by baffling problems, it is understandable that a man gets disconsolate and wants to run away from this world, least aware that this is not the way to escape from them. He will not be concerned by the frustrating experience if he realises that he has no independence of his own and that […]

Story of Goddess Matangi (Legends associated with Matangi Maa)

Matangi Mahavidya

The first Legend of Matangi was related to ucchista matangini when lord Shiva and parvati was served up with food from lord Vishnu and goddess Lakshmi and from the disgorged food a maid aroused and was empowered with good dimensions named Ucchista matangini. Meditation upon goddess matangi allows for inspiration, blessing and peace in the […]

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 […]

Bhairavi, Goddess Bhairavi Mahavidya

Tripura Bhairavi Mahavidya

Goddess Bhairavi or Tripurabhairavi is the fierce and terrifying aspect of the Dasamahavidya who represents divine anger and wrath. Yet her anger and wrath is directed towards impurities within us as well as to the negative forces that may try to interfere with our spiritual growth. Though a difficult force to bear, her activity is […]

FOX TV’s distortion of Hinduism, Upset Hindus ask apology

Hindus are disturbed over distortion of Hinduism concepts and symbols in the “Kali Yuga” episode 14 of Fox’s supernatural Emmy nominated television series show “Sleepy Hollow”, which was aired on January 26 night. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, described it as highly inappropriate portrayal of Hindu goddess Kali and […]

Magha Puranam 8th Chapter (Telugu)

Magha Puranam 8th Chapter is explained here in Telugu. The 8th chapter of Magha Purana describes about the Yamaloka, the abode of Lord Yamadharma Raja (Lord of Death).. మాఘపురాణం – 8వ అధ్యాయము యమలోక విశేషములు మృగశృంగుని పట్టుదల చేతను, యముని కటాక్షము చేతను ఆ మువ్వురు కన్యలు నిద్రనుండి మేల్కాంచినటుల లేచి, వారు యమలోకమందు చూచిన వింతలూ, విశేషాలను వారి తల్లిదండ్రులకు తెలియపరిచిరి. యమలోక […]

Parli Vaijnath Temple in Maharashtra

Sri Vaijnath temple is situated in the tiny village known as Parli, in Beed district, in the state of Maharashtra in western India. The principal deity of this temple is Vaijnath (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is spring water. […]

Significance of Kazipet Swetharkamoola Vinayaka Temple

What is the Significance of Kazipet Swetharkamoola Vinayaka Temple? Here is the detailed information about the importance of Swetharka Moola Ganapathi Temple…. Swetarkamoola Ganapathy is permanently located at Vishnupuri Colony, Kazipet of Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh. Thousands of devotees throng in long queues for the darshan of Lord Swetarkamoola Ganapathy. This has been a continuous process […]