Story of Muchukunda Maharshi

Story of Muchukunda Maharshi – how King Muchukunda of Ikshwaku dynasty became Muchukunda Maharshi? Here is the story…. Muchukunda who too belonged to the ancestry of King Ikshwaku was the able Commander of the Army of Devas in a series of battles with Daityas for long time completely disregarding his family and personal health. Indra […]

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi

akkalkot swami samartha

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi (Punya Divas) is the Maha Samadhi day of Akkalkot Niwasi Shri Swami Samartha who is also known as Swami Samartha Maharaj. In 2017, Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyadivas date is April 24. It falls on Krishna Trayodasi in Chaitra Month as per Marathi, Kannada & Telugu Calendars and in Vaishakh […]

Sant Ravidas Punyatithi 2017

Ravidas Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint-poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2017, Sant Ravidas Punyatithi date is April 25. Guru Ravidas was a North Indian poet-sant of the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. He was venerated as a Guru (teacher) in the […]

Surdas Jayanti 2017

Surdas, a 14th-century saint-poet, who was known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Surdas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the Sri Krishna Bhakta. In 2017, Surdas Jayanti date is 30 April. According to some historians, Surdas was born on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Vaishakh Month in North Indian traditional calendar. Surdas was a […]

Muni Shukadeva Jayanti

Muni Shukadeva Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shukadeva Muni, the son of the Sage Vyasa (Veda Vyasa Maharshi). In 2017, Muni Shukadeva Jayanti date is April 26. Muni Shukadeva Jayanti falls on Jyeshta Amavasya (in North Indian Hindi calendars) and Vaishakha Amavasya (in Amavasyant calendars) as per some calendars. Shukadeva Muni was the main […]

Madhva Punyadina 2017-2018 | Madhwa Punyatithi days

Madhva Punyadina 2017-2018, Madhwa Punyatithi days in 2017-2018.. Madhva Punyadina or Madhwa Punyatithi days are the auspicious days for Madhva sect of Brahmins. As per authoritative Dvaita scripture “The Supreme God also wanted to bless the souls with divine knowledge, by which they can attain salvation. For this purpose, the Supreme God — Śrī Nārāyana Himself […]

Machindranath Punyatithi (Matsyendranath Punya Tithi)

Machindranath Punyatithi is the death anniversary or the day on which Machindranath left his physical abode and reached the divine abode. In 2017, Machindranath Punyatithi date is April 16. Muni Yogi Macheendranath (Machindranath or Matsyendranath) was the originator and creator of the Nath Sampradaya. He is said to have lived in the 8th-9th centuries. The Nath Sampradayais a form of Avadhuta-pantha sect. […]

Annamacharya Jayanti 2017 | Annamayya Jayanti

Annamacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the saint poet Annamayya who composed and sung tens of thousands of sankeerthanas on Lord Sri Venkateswara. In 2017, Annamacharya Jayanti date is May 10. It is celebrated on Vaishakha Pournami day, full moon day in Vaishakha masam. TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam), and many other musical, cultural and […]

Annamayya Vardhanthi 2017 Posters released

Annamayya Vardhanthi Posters released – 24 – 27 March 2017. In connection with 514th Death Anniversary of saint poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya, TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao released the posters and booklets for the fete which will be observed from March 24-27 in a big way. Ttd will observe this fete in Tirupati, Tirumala […]

Trishanku (King Trishanku & Vishwamitra)

King Trishanku is one the famous Kings mentioned in Puranas and other Hindu Scriptures. Most of the times, Trishanku is connected with the story of Trishanku Swarga. From Dridashva was descended a king named Trayaruni. Trayaruni was a righteous king and followed all the religious dictates. But Trayarun’s son Satyavrata was quite the opposite and […]