Sindoor and Hanuman

Sindoor is a type of holy mark in Hinduism, similar to sacred ash and sandal paste. It appears in orange and red colour and it would be mostly applied by Hindu married women on their foreheads, and they used to apply this paste, in order to show themselves as married women in front of others.Widows […]

Rukmabai | Staunch devotee of Panduranga

Rukmabai (14th century AD) was a staunch devotee of Lord Panduranga, and she was born in a village in Maharashtra. Her Panduranga bhakti is considered similar to MuktiBai, MeeraBai and ChakkuBai. She was born to a pious Brahmin parents, and her father had served as a Veena player under the then king of Maharashtra. She […]

Lalkitab Remedies for Moon in 4th house

Lalkitab Remedies for Moon in 4th house. Chandra in 4th house Lalkitab Remedies. Chandra (Moon) in 4th house lalkitab remedies, solutions, pujas, vratas, stones. Rahu in House No 10 will cause head injury and will be unfavourable for all articles and relations indicated by Mercury. When Moon is conjoined with any other two planets, it […]

Parrot in Hindu Dharma | Vehicle of Kamadev, Shuka Maharshi, Meenakshi Devi

Parrots are lovely birds, and they are strongly associated with Hinduism. Lord Kamadeva also called as Manmadha (Kamadev) and his vehicle is a parrot, the great Shuka Maharishi contains parrot head and Mata Meenakshi Amman at Madurai is holding a parrot in her right hand. Parrots are used for astrology purposes also, and generally the […]

Manorama | Consort of Karthaveerya Arjuna

Manorama was the pious and chaste consort of Sri Karthaveerya Arjuna who ruled the present city of Madhya Pradesh, at the banks of the holy River Ma Narmada. Manorama was the chief queen of Karthaveerya Arjuna, and she contained very good qualities. She considered her husband similar to the god, and gave proper respect to […]

Uchira Vaneswarar Temple & Thurai Kattum Vallalar Temple, Tiruvila Nagar, Nagapattinam

Sri Uchira Vaneswarar Temple, Thurai Kattum Vallalar temple is located in the village named Tiruvila Nagar in the district of Nagapattinam, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deities of this temple are Uchira Vaneswarar-Thurai Kattum Vallalar Vajravaneswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Veyuru Tholi Ammai. The holy tree of […]

Swami Sukhanand | Disciple of Ramananda

Sukhanand was the disciple of Swami Ramananda and he lived during 14th-century AD, who acted as a best companion to his guru Ramananda, and served him in a pleasing manner. Similar to his guru Ramananda, he was also a great Vaishnavite devotional poet and saint, who lived in Varanasi, near the banks of the holy […]

Mayasura | Demon Architect

Mayasura is a demon architect, and he was mentioned in the Ramayana and Mahabharata. He is the son of Rishi Kashyapa and Diti. He was married with a pious and a chaste lady Hema, and he had four children, and Mandhodhari is his daughter, who was married with Ravana during the Treta Yuga. After meeting […]

Chandra Darshan May 2022 | Vaishakh Month, Jyeshta Month Chandra Darshanam

2 May 2022 is Chandra Darshan (Vaishakha Maasa Chandra Darshan) and 31 May 2022 is Jyeshta Maas Chandra Darshan. 2 May 2022 falls in Vaishakh Month (Vaishakha Masam) as per all the calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. And it falls in Chaithirai Masam of Tamil calendar, Medam Month of Malayalam […]

Why we Immerse Vinayaka Idols in Water?

Ganesh immersion

Why we Immerse Vinayaka Idols in Water? After celebrating the holy festival Vinayaka Chaturthi, within a few days, the colourful clay idols of Lord Vinayaka, would be immersed on the water bodies like ocean, River or on small ponds. The reason for doing like that is to bring good fortunes in our lives. As per […]

Bhadrakali Jayanti 2022

Bhadrakali

Bhadrakali Jayanti is the first appearance day or Avataran utsav of Goddess Bhadrakali. It is believed that on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi day in Jyeshta month, Goddess Badrakali was appeared on the Earth to demolish the demons. In 2022, Bhadrakali Jayanti date is May 26. ‘Nilmat Puranam’, also referred to as ‘Vitasta Mahatmya’, explains the legend […]

Parvati Anugraha Moorthy | Lord Shiva Blessing Parvati

Parvati Anugraha Moorthy shiva

Lord Shiva is also called as Parvati Anugraha Moorthy, since he showers his abundant grace on to his beloved consort, Ma Parvati, like the vast ocean. Lord Shiva has purposefully sent Ma Parvati to the earth by giving curses to her, in order to propagate the “SHIVA BHAKTI” in the minds of the people. If […]

Greatness of Divine Saints

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Guru Raghavendra and Shirdi Saibaba are considered as the two eyes for the Hindu devotees. Both are considered as the divine saviours who had took the avatars in this earth for reducing our sins, diseases and removing the fear from our mind. They are having the capability even to grant SALVATION to us, based on […]

Vagambhrini | Rishika Vak Ambhrni | Composer of Devi Suktam

Vak Ambhrni was the mighty daughter of Rishi Ambhrina. She is also known as Vagambhrini, who is a famous female rishi, and her details are widely mentioned in the Rig Veda. She also contributed some portions of texts in the Rig Veda and in the Sama Veda (10.125). She wrote various mantras, which is still […]

Significance of Coconut breaking at Temple (Tirumala Tirupati Temple)

Everything associated with Tirumala has its own significance. Be it Laddu or human hair or annaprasadam or anything else. Similar is the devotional importance linked with the breaking of coconuts by devotees as a mark of offering to Lord for fulfilling their wish. The history of Coconut breaking goes back to several decades and this […]

Guru Raghavendra Puja on Thursday | Guruvara Raghavendra Swamy Puja

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

We can worship Guru Raghavendra on all the week days, and especially on Thursdays, in order to get fruitful results in our lives. Thursdays are meant for worshipping the great Lord Dakshinamurthy, an aspect of Lord Shiva, and apart from him, saints like Guru Raghavendra and Sai Baba of Shirdi are also worshipped on Thursdays, […]

Shivakama Sundari Ashtakam by Vyaghrapada

Shivakama Sundari is a form of Ma Shakti Devi, and she appears along with Lord Nataraja in the Chidambaram temple. Vyaghrapada was one of the great rishis in Hinduism, and he is a sincere devotee of Lord Shiva, and Ma Parvati, and he used to worship both ofthem regularly, and he would never take his […]

Kishkindha Kanda in Ramayana

Kishkindha Kanda is the fourth chapter of Valmiki Ramayana, and it describes the meeting between Lord Rama with the Vanaras. The ancient Kishkindha is believed to have been situated in the present place of Hampi in Karnataka. Ancient Kishkindha kingdom contains full of natural beauty, surrounded with holy trees, and various kinds animals were also […]

Jalakrida Ekadashi 2022 in Odisha

Jalakrida Ekadashi is the most popular Ekadasi vrat dedicated to Lord Jagannath of Puri in Orissa. This Ekadasi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi day in Jyeshta month. In 2022, Jalakrida Ekadashi date is May 26. Jalakrida Ekadashi is also celebrated as Apara Ekadasi, Achala Ekadasi, Vaishakh Vadi Ekadashi & Bhadrakali Ekadashi in other parts of […]

Apara Ekadashi in 2022 | Achala Ekadashi

Apara Ekadashi or Achala Ekadasi, is an important Ekadasi vrata observed in Jyeshta month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2022, Apara Ekadasi date is May 26. This is also known as Vaishakh Vadi Ekadasi (Ekadashi that falls in Krishna paksh in Vaishakh Month). Apara Ekadasi vrat katha, legend, importance, and spiritual significance were mentioned […]