Sage Vriddha Gautama: Son of Gautama Maharshi

The sage Goutama had a son named Vriddhagoutama. Vriddhagoutama was also a sage. But he was very ugly. Besides, he had no nose; had never had one since he had been born. He was so ashamed of this deformity that he could not bear to join the other children of the sages in studying the […]

Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti

Kashyapa is one of the Saptarishis, Seven famed Sages in Hinduism. Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Panchami in Jyeshta Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2017, Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti date is May 16. Kashyapa was one of the seven ancient sages (rishi) considered as Saptarishis in Rigveda, numerous Sanskrit texts […]

Vashishta Jayanti | Maharshi Vasistha Jayanthi

Vashishta Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Maharshi Vashishta. In 2017, Vashishta Jayanti date is May 4. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Navami in Vaishakh Month as per Hindu calendar. Vashistha is a revered Vedic sage in Hinduism. He is one of the Saptarishis (seven great Rishis) of Sanatana Dharma. Vashistha is credited as […]

Brahmamgari Aradhana, Sri Veerabrahmendra Swami Aradhanotsavalu

Sri Pothuluri Veera Brahmendra swami, popularly known as Brahmamgaru, was the Hindu saint and philosopher, born in 1610 in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. Brahmamgari Aradhana utsavalu are held on Vaishakha Shukla Dasami (tenth day in bright fortnight of Vaishakha masam). In 2017, Veerabrahmendra swami Aradhan utsavam is held on May 5. On this day, […]

Story of Chyavana Muni, Sukanya

Story of Chyavana Muni, Sukanya is mentioned in several Puranas.. The story of Chyavana Muni and Sukanya goes like this.. Vaivaswata Manu’s another son Saryati gave birth to Sukanya. The latter when she came of age visited a forest once along with her companions and playfully prierced into a bush while amused about what she […]

Tyagaraja Jayanthi by TTD | 250th Birth Anniversary of Thyagaraja Swamy

The Temple management of TTD is all set to observe the 250th Birth Anniversary of Saint Musician Sri Tyagaraja Swamy on May 1 in a big way in Tirumala and Tirupati. In Tirumala, special Carnatic musical event will be organised with eminent musicians from across the country at 6pm in Kalyana Vedika. In Kakarla, the […]

Vidyaranya Jayanti | Swami Vidyaranya Jayanthi

Vidyaranya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Vidyaranya Swami. Vaishakha Shukla Saptami is celebrated as Vidyaranya Jayanthi. In 2017, Vidyaranya Jayanti date is May 2. Vidyaranya, also known as Madhavacharya or Madhava Vidyaranya, was the patron saint and priest in Vijayanagara Empire. He was born in the year 1268 in Ekasila Nagaram (Warangal). Saint Vidyaranya […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2017

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2017, Dev Damodar Tithi date is April 27. Dev Damodar Tithi falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian calendar. It is the first day following Vaishakh Amavasya. Damodrdev was contemporary of Sankardeva […]

Maharishi Parashara Jayanti

Maharishi Parashara Jayanti is the first appearance day of Parashara Maharshi, who was a Maharishi and the author of many ancients Hindu texts. In 2017, Maharishi Parashara Jayanti date is April 27. According to ancients texts, Maharishi Parashara was born or first appeared on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month of North Indian Hindi calendars […]

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 […]