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 […]

Important Festivals in Vaisakha Masam – Auspicious Days in Vaisakha Month in May 2009

Vaisakha Shukla Saptami – Vidyaranya Jayanti and Gangothpatthi: Vaisakha Shukla Saptmai is celebrated as Vidyaranya Jayanti and Gangothpatthi. Vidyaranya Swamy was one of the frontline Hindu saints and considered as great as Jagadguru Aadi Shankaracharya. Gangothpatthi is the day to celebrate the arrival of the holy River Ganga on to the earth. In 2009, Vidyaranya […]

Important Festivals in Vaisakha Masam – Auspicious Days of Vaisakha Month in April 2009

Vaisakha masam is considered as the supreme among the three most auspicious months. The other two months are Kartika and Magha. Vaisakha mas is the most favourite month for Lord Vishnu. Vaishakha month is also considered auspicious because in this month, four avataras of Lord Vishnu were incarnated – Parashuram Jayanti, Balarama Jayanti, Narasimha Jayanti […]