Kubera Katha, Story: How Kubera became God of Wealth?

Kubera was the eldest son of the sage Vishrava. Vishrava had two wives. The fist wife give birth to Kubera. The second wife was a rakshasa (demon) woman and gave birth to Ravana, Kumbhakarna and Vibhishana. Kubera used to rule in Lanka and his relations with his cousins were extremely good. But Ravana’s mother did […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2022

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2022, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 12. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Arasavalli Temple Ratha Saptami Puja 2022 Live Online

Arasavalli Temple Ratha Saptami Puja 2022 Live Online (Arasavalli Suryanarayana Swamy Temple), Andhra Pradesh. Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi is the most important festival celebrated at Arasavalli Surya Narayana Swamy Temple, Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2022, Ratha Saptami date is February 7. This festival marks the onset of spring season. In Arasavalli Temple, […]

Brahma Saraswati Kalyanam | Divine Wedding of Goddess Saraswati, Lord Brahma

While Lord Brahma creates the living beings in the earth, it is Ma Saraswati who gives proper wisdom, courage and knowledge to them. Though Lord Brahma had created Saraswati out of his powers, but he married her, by considering her as his “SUPREME POWER”. The details about the marriage ceremony of Lord Brahma and Ma […]

Rantideva | Rantidevudu in Mahabharata | Story of Rantideva

Rantideva is an ancient king who has attained salvation due to the grace of Lord Vishnu, he was the ruler of the Bharata Dynasty and he was very generous and a kind hearted king, who believes that god dwells even in a small dust particle, like the great Prahalada, and he has proved it also […]

Bhishma Dwadashi 2022

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2022, Bhishma Dwadashi date is February 13. Bhishma Dwadashi is an auspicious day during when devotees break their Bhishma Ekadasi vrat upvaas. It is believed that Pandvas observed the final rituals and rites for Bhishma pithamaha who died on […]

Ganesh Jayanti Puja Muhurat 2022, February 4

Ganesh Jayanti (Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha) is observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in Magh Month especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2022, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 4. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra and households as well. Lord […]

Phalgun Month 2022 | Falgun Maas, Phalguna Masam dates

Phalgun month (Falgun maas or Phalguna masam) is the 12th or last month as per Hindu calendar. In 2022, Phalgun month starts on February 17 and ends on March 18 as per traditional North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. As per Telugu, Marathi, […]

Astrological Benefits of Emerald, Blue Sapphire & Ruby

Gemstones or crystals hold special value. Worn with intentions to attract their astrological benefits, these gemstones can transform one’s life with great intensity. Today, we will discuss the benefits of the names of the most popular gemstones emerald, ruby, and blue sapphire. These are extremely popular stones across the world. And yet people know the […]

Hindus urge Sofia Opera & Ballet to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are urging Sofia Opera and Ballet in Bulgaria to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for April eight and nine; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Sofia Opera and Ballet, the “national cultural institution” […]

Significance of Achamanam, What is Achamanam?

What is the significance of Achamanam and actually what is Achamanam. Since water is known as ‘Apa’ why it is called Achamanyam? The explanation for this doubt (raised by a devotee in Art of Living Satsang) is provided by Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji… Yes, water is also known as Achamanyam. This is a practice that has […]

Lord Yajna | Yajneshwara | Bhagvan Yajna

Lord Vishnumurti

Lord Yajna is the god of Yagnas, and he is also known as Yajneshwara, and he is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, as mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. He has incarnated as Lord Indra during the previous yugas, and his parents were Rushi and Aguthi. Ruci was one of the mind born sons of Lord […]

Angaraka Loka | Abode of Mangala | Planet Mars, the Red Planet

Angaraka also known as Mangala, and Mars, is the red planet, and he is the god of war, and he is considered as an aspect of Lord Muruga. In one legend, he was mentioned as the son of Lord Varaha and Ma Bhudevi, whereas in another legend, he is believed to have been born from […]

वसंत पंचमी व्रत कथा | Vasant Panchami Vrat Katha

बसंत पंचमी अत्यंत आनंद का पर्व है | साधकों के लिए यह पर्व अत्यंत महत्वपूर्ण है | अध्यात्म मैं रुचि रखने वाले लोग इस दिन की प्रतीक्षा सरस्वती को सिद्ध करने के लिए करते हैं | सरस्वती माता ज्ञान की देवी है और ज्ञान कि एक व्यक्ति के लिए आवश्यक है, चाहे किसी भी उम्र […]

Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti 2022

Bhishma Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Bhishma Pitamah, Kuruvruddha Maharaj of Mahabharata. In 2022, Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti date is January 26. Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Navami in Magh Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. It coincides with Poush Maas Krishna Navami. Bhishma, also known as Devavrata or Bhishma Pitamah, […]

Girivalam 2022 | Thiruvannamalai Pournami Girivalam Calendar 2022

Thiruvannamalai temple

Girivalam is a ritualistic procedure of Giri Pradakshina, circumambulation of a sacred place. Usually, the term ‘Girivalam’ is pointed at Thiruvannamalai Giri Pradakshinam. Thiruvannamalai has the popular Shiva Temple, Arunachaleshwarar Kovil. Thiruvannamalai Girivalam begins in 2022 with Thai Pournami (Pushya Pournami – Velthuvavu in Makara Masam) on January 17. Thai Pournami – 17 January 2022, […]