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 […]

Akshaya Tritiya 2017, Akha Teej

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej or Akha Trij is an auspicious day in Hindu Astrology. In 2017, Akshaya Tritiya date is April 28. Also known as one of the Sade Teen Muhurats (3 and half best muhurthams in Hinduism), Akshaya Tritiya is also considered auspicious day for buying gold, silver, vehicles, home appliances, […]

Chandanotsavam at Simhachalam Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple during Akshaya Trutiya

Chandanotsavam or Nijaroopa Darshanam is a major ritual celebrated on Akshaya Trutiya day at Simhachalam Sri Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy temple. In 2017, Chandanotsavam is observed on April 28/29. During Chandanotsavam, devotees can have Nijaroopa darshanam or the actual shape of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha swamy. On normal day, Simhachala Lord will be visible with Chandanam pootha (covering […]

Akshay Tritiya Today, 6 May 2011

Akshay Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is an auspicious festive day in Hinduism. In 2011, Akshaya Trithiya date is 6 May, Friday (today). Devotees believe it is an auspicious occasion for charity, donations, and to buy gold, silver, and other valuable items like cars, 4 wheelers. Akshay Tritiya is mentioned in several Puranas and […]