Arunachala Mahatmyam

Arunachaleswara Temple, also called as Annamalaiyar Temple,is a Hindu temple of Lord Shiva, located at Arunachala hill in the town of Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, and Lord Shiva is worshipped as an element of fire in this temple. Shiva is worshiped as Arunachaleswara or Annamalaiyar, and he […]

Upset Hindus seek apology from supermodel Ambrosio for trivializing sacred icon to sell bikinis

Upset Hindus are urging supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio to publicly apologize and re-name her recently launched bikini collection Yantra; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ancient Yantra, visual equivalent of mantra, which represented the Goddess and the cosmos, was a serious and sacred symbol/concept […]

Amavasya February 2020 date, Time

Amavasya in February 2020, No Moon, is known as Phalguna Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Amavasya February 2020 date is February 23, Sunday. It is Magha Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. Holy dip or performing punya snan on this Amavasya in Triveni Sangam of Allahabad, Haridwar, and Varanasi is highly […]

February 2020 Amavasya Tharpanam Sankalpam Mantras

February 2020 Amavasya Tharpanam Sankalpam Mantras are given here. In February 2020, Amavasya date is 23 February. Amavasya of February 2020 is Amavasya of Magha Month, Falgun Month, Masi Masam, Kumbha Masam in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchangams of South India (& Gujarat, Maharashtra), North Indian Hindi calendars, Tamil calendars and Malayalam calendars respectively. 23 February 2020 […]

Mookiah Swamigal

Mookkaiah Swamigal was born in a village at Madurai in a pious Hindu family. He was very much interested in seeking the spiritual path, and become a disciple of Mayandi Swamigal, and learnt the divine subjects from him, and practiced yoga and meditation under his guidance.He left his house and fully concentrated on spirituality. Though […]

Vallabha Siddhar

Several centuries ago, there lived a Siddhar in Madurai known as Sri Vallabha Siddhar, and he was considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He was an ardent Shiva devotee and contains great spiritual powers. He has healed the people from diseases and spread the bhakti on Lord Shiva among the people. Once, he has […]

Palraj Siddhar

Palraj siddhar was born in the year 1991 into a pious Hindu family at a city near Coimbatore.He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and used to perform Puja and Abhishekham to the Shiva Lingam in the Shiva Temples. Palraj Siddhar lived only for a short span of 16 years. During that period itself, […]

Mayandi Swamigal

Shri Mayandi Swamigal was born in the year 1858 in a village at Madurai into a holy Hindu family. Even from his childhood he showed his divine powers like safeguarding his friends from snakes and saving the people from fire accidents, and also performed Puja to Lord Shiva. Mayandi Swamigal finished his basic education, and […]

Bade Swamy of Villupuram

Sri Bade Swamy (19th century) was born and brought up in a village in Villupuram District. Though by birth, he was a Muslim, he was a great saint and was against caste, creed and religion. He removed the sufferings of the people belonged to different religions. He has performed many miracles in the life of […]

Panchang | 29 February 2020

Panchang of 29 February 2020 displays Tithi of 29 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 29 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, भरणी नक्षत्र, ब्रह्म योग, कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:52 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:26 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:11 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:16 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 28 February 2020

Panchang of 28 February 2020 displays Tithi of 28 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 28 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, अश्विनी नक्षत्र, शुक्ल योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:53 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:25 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)09:37 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:26 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 27 February 2020

Panchang of 27 February 2020 displays Tithi of 27 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 27 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्थी तिथि, रेवती नक्षत्र, शुभ योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:54 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:25 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)09:05 Chandrastama (Moonset)21:36 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 26 February 2020

Panchang of 26 February 2020 displays Tithi of 26 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 26 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, तृतीया तिथि, उत्तरभाद्र नक्षत्र, साध्य योग, गरज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:55 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)08:33 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:47 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 25 February 2020

Panchang of 25 February 2020 displays Tithi of 25 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 25 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वितीय तिथि, पूर्वभाद्र नक्षत्र, सिद्ध योग, कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)08:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:58 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 24 February 2020

Panchang of 24 February 2020 displays Tithi of 24 February 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 24 February 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, फल्गुण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, प्रतिपदा तिथि, शतभिषा नक्षत्र, शिव योग, बव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:57 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:23 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:26 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:08 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Importance of Bilva Patra, Rudraksha & Vibhudi

Lord Shiva is one among the Trimurtis, and is a great god who safeguards us in our every-day life. He is residing at Kailasa and showers his immense grace on to his devotees. His temples are situated all over the world. The 63 Nayanmar saints praise the glory of Lord Shiva and reside in Kailasa […]

Shivaratri Puja Procedure with Mantras | Simple MahaShivratri Pooja Procedure

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How to do Shivaratri Puja? Is there any simple method of Shivaratri puja procedure? Hindupad has got many queries regarding Shivaratri Puja procedure. Shivaratri is the biggest festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. MahaShivratri is observed on Chaturdashi in Magh month or Falgun month as per various traditional Hindu Calendars. Maha Shivaratri 2020 date is February […]

Ujjain Mahakal Temple MahaShivaratri 2020 Live Online

Ujjain Mahakal Mandir is one of the Jyotirling Temples and the second busiest Shiva Temple after Varanasi Vishwanath Mandir. Mahashivaratri is one of the most celebrated festivals in Ujjain Mahakal Mandir. In 2020, Mahashivratri date is February 21. You can watch Ujjain Mahakal Mandir MahaShivratri celebrations live online… Mahakaleshwar Navratri is an important festival of […]

Maha Shivaratri Lingodbhava Kalam Timings, 21 February 2020

Lingodbhava Kalam is the auspicious time for Maha Shivaratri Shiva Puja. In 2020, Maha Shivaratri Lingodbhava Kalam Time will be on 21 February 2020 midnight, Friday midnight (the early hours of 22 February according to Gregorian / English calendar). Maha Shivratri or Shivaratri is the most revered night dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shivalinga puja is […]

Maha Shivratri Puja Muhurat 2020 | Shivaratri Puja Time 2020

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Maha Shivratri or Shivaratri is the most revered night dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shivalinga puja is highly meritorious ritual during Shivratri. In 2020, Maha Shivaratri is on March 4 night for South India and North India. Nishita Kala is the most perfect time to observe Shiva Pooja. On MahaShivaratri 2020 (21 February 2020), Mahalingodbhava kala […]