Jhulelal | Sant Jhulelal Ji

Jhulelal (10th century) is worshipped as Kula Deva, and as the Ishta Deva by Sindhi Hindus, and also he is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Varuna, the god of oceans. They will used tofrequently chant the mantra: “JhuleLalMaharaj Ki Jai”in order to show their great respect and honour to him. His birth name […]

Bhishma Ekadashi Mahatmya | Story | What to do on Bheeshma Ekadashi

Ekadashi is a special day for prayers for all Hindus. It is the 11th day of the fortnight between a New moon to a full moon and vice versa. Typically there are two Ekadashi every month and both days are regarded as a day of fasting and prayers to Lord Vishnu. As I have already […]

Upset Hindus urge Stockholm apparel firm to withdraw Lord Ganesha shorts & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Stockholm (Sweden) based clothing brand “Hoodie Lab” for immediate withdrawal of shorts carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in […]

Vasant Panchami 2020 | Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja

Vasant Panchami, also spelt as Basant Panchami, or Saraswati Puja is a festival that represents the arrival of Vasant Ritu (Spring Season). In 2020, Vasant Panchami date is January 30. On this day, Mata Saraswati is worshipped. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the month Magh (Magha masa Shukla Panchami). Vasanta Panchami is […]

Mukkanuma 2020 | Fourth Day of Sankranti Festival in Andhra Pradesh

Mukkanuma is the final and fourth day of Makara Sankranti festival in Andhra Pradesh. In 2020, Mukkanuma date is January 17. Mukkanuma is celebrated on the next day of Kanuma. It is celebrated as Kaanum Pongal in Tamil Nadu. Kanuma and Mukkanuma are also known as ‘Pasuvula Panduga’ (Festival of Cattle) in Telugu. Pasuvula Puja […]

Kanuma 2020 | Kanuma Festival during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh

Kanuma festival is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2020, Kanuma date is January 16. Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount Govardhan) to save the farmers […]

Magha Masam 2020 in Telugu Calendar

Magh masam or Magh month (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh month is the 11th Hindu month. In 2020, Magha masam starts on January 25 and ends on February 23 as per Telugu calendar. According to Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars also Magha Month will begin on […]

Magha Masa 2020 in Kannada Calendar

Magha Masa or Magh month is the eleventh month in Kannada calendar. It is one of the most auspicious months for Shiva Puja. Magha Maasa is the 11th Hindu month. In 2020, Magha maasa starts on January 25 and ends on February 23 as per Kannada calendar. Magha snana is an auspicious ritual observed during […]

Importance of Ganesh Pujan on Magh Shukla Chaturthi – Article in Hindi

The importance of Ganesh Pujan on Magh Shukla Chaturthi is given in this Hindi article. Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month is known as Ganesh Jayanti / Varad Chaturthi / Til Chaturthi or Tilkund Chaturthi. माघ मॉस की शुक्ला चतुर्थी में गणेश पूजन का महात्मय ( 28 January 2020) माघ  मॉस  की  शुक्ला चतुर्थी  को शांता  कहते  है . यह  शांता  तिथि नित्य  शांति  प्रदान  करने  के  कारन  शांता  कहलाती  है | इस  दिन  किये […]

Magh Mahina 2020 in Marathi Calendar

Magh month or Magh mahina (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is the 11th Hindu month. In 2020, Magha maas starts on January 25 and ends on February 23 as per Marathi calendar. Magh Snan is the most auspicious ritual observed during Magh mahina in Nashik […]

शीघ्र विवाह के लिए टोटके | Sheegra Vivah Totke

शीघ्र विवाह के लिए टोटके.. आपने अपने पास–पड़ोस में एक दो ऐसे स्त्री पुत्र अवश्य देखंें होगें जिनकी आयु काफी ज्यादा है किन्तु उनका विवाह अभी तक नहीं हुआ है। ऐसी कई वजह हो सकती है जिनकी वजह से किसी स्त्री अथवा पुरूष के विवाह में विलम्भ होता है। ऐसे कई टोकटे और उपाय हैं […]

Kakabali on Kanuma in Tirumala Temple

The day on Thursday (16 January 2020), begins with an interesting and unique ritual, “Kaka Bali” which is observed inside the Srivari temple during the wee hours as per the norms of Vaikhanasa Agama. Every year on Kanuma Day, this special food offering is being rendered to Ananda Nilaya Vimana Venkateswara Swamy located in the […]

Panchang | 20 January 2020

Panchang of 20 January 2020 displays Tithi of 20 January 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 20 January 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, एकादशी तिथि, अनुराधा नक्षत्र, गण्ड – वृद्धि योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:01 Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 27:52 Chandrastama (Moonset) 14:14 Today’s Panchangam […]

Panchang | 19 January 2020

Panchang of 19 January 2020 displays Tithi of 19 January 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 19 January 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, दशमी तिथि, विशाखा नक्षत्र, शूल योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:00 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)26:52 Chandrastama (Moonset)13:29 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha […]

Panchang | 18 January 2020

Panchang of 18 January 2020 displays Tithi of 18 January 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 18 January 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, नवमी तिथि, स्वाति नक्षत्र, धृति योग, गरज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:00 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)25:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)12:48 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha […]

Panchang | 17 January 2020

Panchang of 17 January 2020 displays Tithi of 17 January 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 17 January 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, सप्तमी – अष्टमी तिथि, चित्रा नक्षत्र, सुकर्माण योग, बालव – कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:59 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)24:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)12:08 Today’s Panchangam […]

Panchang | 16 January 2020

Panchang of 16 January 2020 displays Tithi of 16 January 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 16 January 2020. परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, षष्टी तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, अतिगण्ड योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:58 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)23:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)11:28 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha […]

Saraswati Jayanti 2020 | Saraswati Puja in Magh Month

Saraswati Jayanti or Saraswati Puja falls on fifth day in bright half of of Magh month (January – February) as per all standard Hindu calendars. Saraswati Jayanti 2020 date is January 30. It is also known as Vasant Panchami (Basant Panchami) / Shri Panchami / Saraswati Panchami / Vidyadayini Saraswati vratam. It is believed on […]

Health Benefits of Celebrating Makar Sankranthi in traditional manner

Apart from ritualistic celebrations, Makar Sankranthi has several number of herbal and health benefits. Celebrating Pongal festival in traditional manner makes us healthy. Here is a list of the items associated with Sankranti festival and their health benefits for us… Regu Pandlu (Ziziphus zizyphus – commonly known as Jujube, Red date, Indian date, Chinese date, […]

Makara Sankranthi at Arasavalli Temple

Makara Sankranthi is a jubilant festival celebrated at Arasavalli Temple. It falls in January every year. Special Abhishekam and Archana are performed to Lord Suryanarayana Swamy. Those who will have the Darshanam of Suryanarayanaswamy on Makara Sankranthi would be blessed with health and prosperity. Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day […]