Akshaya Thadiya Gauri Puja | Gouri Pooja on Akshay Tritiya

As we know, Lakshmi Puja is the main ritual of Akshay Tritiya. In some places, Gauri Puja is also observed on Akshay Tritiya. In Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and some other parts of India, Akshaya Thadiya is considered as auspicious day to observe Gauri Puja. Usually, Tritiya or Thadiya (third day of each paksha in […]

Chandanotsavam on Akshaya Trutiya 2017 in Simhachalam Temple

Chandanotsavam or Nijarupa Darsanam is an important ritual celebrated in Simhachalam Temple on Akshaya Trutiya day. In 2017, Chandanotsavam date is April 29. During the ritual of Chandanotsavam, Lord Sri Narasimhaswamy appears with his actual shape which is called Nijaroopam. On normal days Simhachalam Narasimha swamy appears with four layers of chandanam (sandalwood paste). The […]

Treta Yugadi on Akshay Tritiya or Akha Teej – Beginning of Treta Yuga

Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej marks Treta Yugadi or the beginning of Treta Yuga, the second Yuga or ages of mankind in the Hinduism. Akshay Tritiya is observed on Vaisakh Shudda Tritiya or the third day in bright fortnight of Vaishakh month. In 2016, Akshay Tritiya date is May 9. Lord Vishnu was incarnated as […]