Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi 2017

Valmiki Jayanti (Maharshi Valmeeki Jayanthi) is observed on Ashwin Purnima, Full Moon day in Ashwin month. In 2017, Valmiki Jayanti date is October 5. Valmiki is the ‘Adikavi – which means the first divine poet. Shri Valmiki is the author of the great epic Ramayana. Valmiki is the creator of Sloka (verse from) in which […]

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 […]

83rd Jayanthi Mahotsavam of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji, Kanchipuram

Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji

The 83rd Jayanthi Mahotsavam of Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetadhipati Jagadguru Shankaracharya Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamiji will be celebrated at Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Shri Shankara Matam, Kanchipuram on Tuesday – 8 August 2017. Veda Parayanam and Havans will take place on the occasion. His Holiness Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamiji will perform Ashtotra pada puja […]

Tulsidas Jayanti 2017 | Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti

Tulsi Jayanti (Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti) is the birth anniversary of Tulsidas, the Hindu poet-saint who was renowned for his devotion for Lord Rama. In 2017, Tulsidas Jayanti date is July 30. Tulsidas was born on Shukla Paksha Saptami in Shravan month. Tulsidas was born to Hulsi and Atmaram Dubey at Rajapur in Chitrakuta, a village […]

Baba Balak Nath, A form of Lord Kartikeya

Baba Balak Nath

Baba Balak nath is believed as a form of Lord Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Baba Balak Nath is worshipped in the states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The shrine, ‘Deotsidh’ is 45 km away from Hamirpur, in Himachal Pradesh. The temple is situated in Chakmoh village, in a natural cave. A […]

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti 2017

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Sai Teun Ram, the popular Hindu Guru of 19th century. In 2017, Sai Teun Ram Jayanti date is June 28 as per Hindu Calendar and July 6 as per English Gregorian calendar. Sai Teun Ram was born on the bank of the holy river, Sindhu, […]

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman is the death anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2017, Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman date is June 25. Vallabhacharya has written sixteen stotras and compiled several commentaries on the Bhagavata Purana as Lilas of Lord Krishna. He is the last of the four great Vaishnava spiritual leaders. […]

Kabir Jayanti 2017

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2017, Kabir Jayanti date is June 9. Kabir Jayanti is observed on Jyeshta Purnima, Full Moon day in Jyeshta Month as per Hindu calendar. The followers of Sant Kabirdas take out big procession on this day […]

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi. In 2017, Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi date is June 1. Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858), born as Manikarnika; was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part of […]

King Indradyumna and Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri Jagannath Temple

In Satya Yuga there was a king named Indradyumna. He was a very powerful king as Indra himself. He was handsome, honest and truthful, learned in the shastras and the Vedas, and skilled in the use of weapons. His radiance put the sun to shame. Indradyumna was devoted to Vishnu. He once decided that he […]