Winter Chardham yatra starts from Mukbha

The winter Chardham yatra officially began from Mukhba village here amid vedic chanting on 16 November 2014. The yatra began from Mukhba village, located about 25 km ahead of Gangotri temple, in the presence of the administration, Army and temple officials. For now, the winter Chardham yatra has begun in Mukhba but soon it will […]

IRCTC Special Tourist Trains from Madurai

After the successful launch of two tourist trains from Bangalore and Puducherry, the Indian Railway and Tourism Corporation would operate three ‘Pilgrim Special Tourist Trains’ originating from this city with 700 passengers, according to the IRCTC officials. These trains are the first special tourist trains from Madurai after the announcement was made by the Railway […]

Sabarimala Pooja Timings, 17 November 2014

Sabarimala Pooja Timings on 17 November 2014 are given here. For 2014-2015 Ayyappa Deeksha season, Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple is opened on 16th November 2014.. Sabarimala Pooja timings – Morning 05.00 Nada Opening 05.05 Nirmalyam 05.15 Neyyabhishekam 05.20 Ganapathi Homam 07.30 Usha Pooja 12.30 Kalabhabhishekam, Uchapooja 01.30 Nada Closing Sabarimala Pooja timings – Evening 05.00 Nada Opening 06.30 […]

Nagercoil Mangalore Special Train for Sabarimala Season

Nagercoil Mangalore Special Train for Sabarimala Season in December 2014… The Southern Railway will run a special train between Nagercoil Junction and Mangalore Junction in December to clear extra rush during the Sabarimala season. Train No. 06306 Nagercoil Junction – Mangalore Junction special will leave Nagercoil Junction on December 14, 21 and 28 at 9 […]

Sabarimala Special Trains from Bangalore, Mangalore

Sabarimala Special Trains from Bangalore, Mangalore in 2014 November, December & January 2015.. Southern Railway has announced additional special trains to clear extra rush of passengers owing to the Sabarimala pilgrim season. The details are as follows:Train No.06306 Nagercoil Jn- Mangalore Jn special will leave Nagercoil Jn on December 14, 21 and 28 at 9pm […]

Kacheguda Kollam Special Trains for Sabarimala Season

Kacheguda Kollam Special Trains for Sabarimala Season 2014-2015.. In view of the pilgrim rush to Sabarimala, South Central Railway will operate two pairs of special express trains No. 07115/07116 Kacheguda-Kollam-Kacheguda via Guntur Division on November 23 and 27 from Kacheguda and November 24 and 28, from Kollam, according to senior DCM G. Sriramulu. Train No. 07115 Kacheguda-Kollam […]

Sabarimala Special Trains from Chennai (Southern Railways)

Sabarimala Special Trains from Chennai in 2014 November, December & January 2015. Southern Railway Special Trains for Sabarimala festival season.. A series of special, super fast and premium trains have been introduced to manage the crowd during Sabarimalai festive season. A press release from the southern railway said that train No.00652 Kochuveli – Chennai Central […]

Alandi Yatra 2014

Alandi Yatra (Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkhi Yatra) is a procession held in Kartik Month. In 2014, Alandi Yatra date is November 18. Alandi, a town in Pune district of Maharashtra, is a holy place for Hindus where Sant Dnyaneshwar attained Samadhi. It is also famous for Siddheshwar Temple. Alandi Yatra is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadasi […]

Pandarpur Palki Yatra 2014 on Kartik Ekadashi

Pandharpur Yatra on Kartik Ekadashi is one of the two biggest celebrations in Pandhapur Vithoba temple. In 2014, Pandharpur Kartik Ekadashi Yatra date is November 3. Pandarpur Yatra is one of the famous Yatras in India. This popular Yatra to Pandharpur Vithoba Temple of Maharashtra is organized four times in a year. Kartik Ekadashi Yatra […]

Kedarnath Temple Closing date 2014

Kedarnath, the seat of Lord Shiva, is one of the “Dwadasha Jyotirlingas” (12 prominent temples of Lord Shiva). In 2014, Kedarnath temple remains closed from October 25. Generally, the closing day of Kedarnath temple is fixed which is on Yama Dwitiya or Bhai Dooj, a couple of days after Diwali. Because of harsh winter, the temple […]

Tatwamasi, App on Sabarimala Pilgrimage | Mobile Application on Sabarimala Yatra

Lord Ayyappa Sabarimala

Tatwamasi is an App on Sabarimala Pilgrimage (Mobile Application on Sabarimala Yatra).. The Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) will launch an Android-based pilgrim-friendly mobile application to disseminate information on the Sabarimala pilgrimage, Transport Commissioner R. Sreelekha has said. She was addressing Sabarimala Sukhadarsanam, a debate series on the Sabarimala pilgrimage, at the Pathanamthitta Press Club Hall […]

Kavad Yatra (Kawad Yatra) in Hyderabad

Bhagynagar Kavad Seva Sangh Kavad Yatra

Kavad Yatra (Kawad Yatra) was held in Hyderabad on 3rd August 2014, Sunday. Bhagyanagar Kawad Seva Sangh organised the 17th Paidal Kawad Yatra which started from Hari Bhawan, Charkaman in the morning and reached the 400-year old Shivalayam Mandir at Alwal. The procession passed through different parts of the city including Begum Bazar, Koti and Bogulkunta to […]

Kausar Nag Yatra 2014

Kausar Nag Yatra (Kramsar-Vishnupaad Yatra) is a historic pilgrimage organized during Naag Panchami in Jammu & Kashmir. In 2014, Kausar Nag Yatra is schedule to begin on July 30 and end on 3 August. This yatra is being held after few decades in this year. According to the organisers of Yatra in Jammu & Kashmir, […]

Chardham Yatra resumed after heavy rains & landslides

Kedarnath Temple Chardham Yatra

Chardham Yatra resumed partially after a week of interruption due to heavy rains and landslides. With the road to Badrinath thrown open by Uttarakhand authorities, the Chardham yatra partially resumed today after it was suspended a week ago due to heavy rains and landslips. However, pilgrimage to Kedarnath remained stalled for the eighth consecutive day. […]

Himalayan Kumbh 2014 dates

Himalayan Kumbh, Uttarakhand’s famous Nandadevi Raj Jaat yatra, which is held every 12 years, will begin in 2014 on August 17. This Yatra will continue till September 3. Uttarakhand state government is making extensive arrangements for Himalayan Kumbh Yatra. According to the sources, the officials are on work to identify the other stopovers en route […]

Jwala Chaturdashi at Jwalamukhi Temple in Anantnag of Kashmir

Jwala Chaturdasi or Jwalamukhi Chaturdashi is an annual festival celebrated at Jwalamukhi Temple of Khru or Khrew, Srinagar of Kashmir. In 2014, Jwala Chaturdashi date is July 11. It is celebrated on fourteenth day in Shukla Paksha of Aashadh month. Jwala Mukhi Temple is situated about 20 kms from Srinagar in Anantnag district. Jwala Chaturdashi is […]