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Nimba Kusuma Bakshanam

Nimba Kusuma Bakshanam is a popular ritual observed on Ugadi festival. Ugadi is the Telugu and Kannada New Year day which falls on Chaitra Shukla Padyami, the first day of Chaitra Masam in Amavasyant Panchangams followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. ‘Nimba’ means the Neem, Kusuma means the flowers and Bakshana means eating. […]

Moodami 2019-2020 | Guru Moodam & Shukra Moodam dates

Moodami or Moodam or Lop is an inauspicious period during which no shubh karya or auspicious program or function can be performed. In 2019-2020, there are one Guru Moodam period and one Shukra Moodami period. There are two types of Moodam in Hindu Astrology – Guru Moodam or Guru Moodami or Guru Lop and Shukra […]

Zimbabwe Hindus launch Idai relief efforts

Zimbabwe Hindus have reportedly launched relief efforts for the victims of cyclone Idai in southeastern Africa. The Hindoo Society Harare (HSH) has reportedly initiated a “Tropical Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief Fund” and purchased blankets and drinking water for the cyclone affected people. HSH is urging the community to donate clothes, diapers, toiletries, blankets, non-perishable food, […]

Tumburu Teertham Mukkoti at Tirumala, 20 March 2019

Tumburu Teertham Mukkoti at Tirumala was celebrated on 20 March 2019. Tumburu Teertham mukkoti has been observed with religious pomp and gaiety in Tirumala on Friday with hundreds of devotees trekking the steep hills of Seshachala to reach the holy waterfalls located in the thick green forests in Tirumala. Among the 66 crore holy water […]

TTD Kalyana Mandapams Online Booking

As a part of its drive to provide hassle-free facilitation of services, TTD has rolled out online booking of the it’s Kalyana Mandapams through the website http://ttdsevaonline.com/ There are 210 Kalyana Mandapams in Andhra Pradesh and 74 in Telangana states which could be utilized by the devotees for events like Weddings, Upanayanam, namakaranams, Shastipurti, Annaprasanam […]

Daily Panchang April 2019 | Tithi, Nakshtra, Yogam, Shubh Muhuratams in April 2019 | Auspicious Days, Time

Daily Panchang April 2019, Hindu daily calendar April 2019 – daily Hindu astrology details like tithi, nakshatra, yoga, and shubha muhurathams and timings in this month. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस (शुक्ल पक्ष) & परीधावी नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस (कृष्णा पक्ष & शुक्ल पक्ष). April 2019 coincides with Phalgun Maas & Chaitra Maas in North […]

Both North Dakota Senate & House to start the day with Hindu mantras in April

Both North Dakota Senate and House of Representatives in capital Bismarck will open their April one and April two sessions respectively with Hindu prayers, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu invocation will also start the Burleigh County Commission meeting of April one in Bismarck. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations […]

Teachable Moment for Australia: Hindus welcome return of Perth girl to school with nose stud

Teenager Sanya Singhal, who was expelled from Aranmore Catholic College (ACC) in Leederville (Perth, Australia), for wearing nose stud; has reportedly returned to school after about six weeks complete with her nose stud; and Hindus are calling it a “Teachable Moment” for Australia. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, […]

Tumburu Teertha Mukkoti Arrangements

The TTD has rolled out all measures for smooth and colourful conduct of Sri Thumburu theertham Mukkoti Festival falling on the pournami day of Phalguni month in the advent of Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, on March 20, 2019. Keeping in view the heavy influx of devotees for the torrent festival, TTD has made elaborate arrangements from […]

Ashtabandhana Mahasamprokshana at Valmikipuram Temple

The ancient temple Lord Sri Pattabhirama swamy located in VALMIKIPURAM, about 100km from Tirupati, is gearing for four-day event of Ashtabandhana Samprokshana from March 21 to March 24 with Ankurarpanam on March 21. The schedule of the event: 21 March 2019 – Acharya Vachanam, Vishvaksena Aradhana, Punyahavachanam, Rakshabandhanam, Mrutsangrahanam, Vasthu Homam, Ankurarpana. 22 March 2019 […]

Anantavaram Temple Brahmotsavams 2019

Anantavaram Temple Brahmotsavams 2019.. The Annual Brahmosavam of TTD sub temples, Sri Venkateswara Temple at Anantavaram, Tullur Mandal of Guntur district will commence from March 19 will end on March 22. The annual brahmotsavams in Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Anantavaram will be observed from March 19 to 22 by TTD. The important days includes […]

Pournami Garuda Seva of 20 March 2019 Cancelled

In connection with float festival on March 20, the Pournami Garuda seva remains cancelled on Wednesday. ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI మార్చి 20న పౌర్ణమి గరుడసేవ రద్దు తిరుమల, 2019 మార్చి 18: ప్రతినెలా పౌర్ణమినాడు నిర్వహించే శ్రీవారి గరుడసేవను మార్చి 20వ తేదీన టిటిడి రద్దు చేసింది. తిరుమ‌ల శ్రీ‌వారి ఆల‌యంలో మార్చి 16వ తేదీ నుండి శ్రీవారి తెప్పోత్సవాలు జరుగుతున్న విషయం విదితమే. […]

భక్తులకు అందుబాటులో శ్రీ వికారి నామ సంవత్సర పంచాంగం

శ్రీ వికారి నామ సంవత్సర పంచాంగాన్ని తిరుమల, తిరుపతిలోని టిటిడి పుస్తక విక్రయశాలల్లో అందుబాటులో ఉంచడమైనది. దీని ధరను రూ.55/-గా టిటిడి నిర్ణయించింది. టిటిడి ప్రతి ఏడాదీ ప్రతిష్టాత్మకంగా పంచాంగాన్ని ముద్రించి భక్తులకు అందజేస్తున్న విషయం తెలిసిందే. ఈ పంచాంగాన్ని టిటిడి ఆస్థాన సిద్ధాంతి శ్రీ తంగిరాల వేంకటకృష్ణ పూర్ణ ప్రసాద్‌ సిద్ధాంతి రచించగా వైఖానసాగమ పండితులు ఆచార్య వేదాంతం విష్ణుభట్టాచార్యులు పరిష్కరించారు. మొత్తం 60 వేల ప్రతులను టిటిడి ముద్రించింది. వచ్చేవారం నుండి దేశవ్యాప్తంగా ఉన్న […]

Holi at Bhadrachalam Temple – Muthyala Talambralu Preparation, Dolotsavam, Vasantotsavam

‘Muthyala Talambralu’ for Bhadrachalam Sri Sitarama Kalyanam are prepared on Phalguna Pournami (Holi festival), Full Moon day in Phalguna Masam in Telugu calendar. In 2019, preparation of Muthyala Talambralu is being done on March 21. Talambralu is sacrificial rice with kumkum, turmeric powder, gulal, other scented items. Talambralu is a very important ritual in Hindu […]

Spiritual Significance of Hoisting of Gudi on Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa

What is the Spiritual Significance of Hoisting of Gudi on Gudi Padwa? Why Gudi is hoisted on Gudi Padwa? Gudi Padwa is the Hindu New Year Day that falls on the first day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu Lunar month of Chaitra that is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada. This day has natural, historical […]

Best Month for Srisailam Darshanam | Auspicious Time for Visiting Srisailam Temple

Srisailam Temple

Which is the best month for Srisailam Temple Darshanam? Which is the best and auspicious month to visit Srisailam Shiva Temple / Srisailam Bhramarambika Temple? Having Darshanam of Srisailam Temple in any month is very auspicious. And the list of merits are mentioned here.. Srisailam Temple Darshanam in Chaitra Masam – Sakala Shubha Prapti & […]

Hindu prayer opens Syracuse City Council in Utah 1st time in 84 years

Syracuse City Council in Utah opened its March 12 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its establishment in 1935, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. […]

Utah’s Vineyard City Council started day with Hindu mantras 1st time

Vineyard City Council in Utah opened its March 13 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its incorporation in 1989, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit […]