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Sukhasana Murti – Lord Shiva as a Yogi

Sukhasanamurti is one of the forms of Lord Shiva, in which he is referred to a Yogi. In this form, Lord Shiva poses a posture, in which he is performing Yoga in a manner he relaxes himself and does the meditation. ‘Sukha’ refers to the pleasing state of mind and body. ‘Asana’ refers to the […]

Lalkitab remedies for Mercury in 3rd house

Lalkitab Remedies for Mercury in 3rd house. Budha in 3rd house Lalkitab Remedies. Budha (Mercury) in 3rd house lalkitab remedies, solutions, pujas, vratas, stones. When Mercury is malefic in the 3rd house, it will spoil the relationship with relatives and brothers. The native will lack peace of mind, regular income and ancestral property. He cannot […]

Ubhaya Saptami

Ubhaya Saptami is a vrat dedicated to Lord Surya (Bhagawan Surya Deva). It is observed on both Saptami tithis of Shukla Paksha and Krishna paksha of each month in a year. In some places, it is observed only in Paush Month. In Magh Month, Surya Bhagawan is worshipped with the name of ‘Varundev’. In Phalgun […]

Ganesha Homam | Ganapati Homam

Ganesha Puja Vidhi

Ganapati homa is performed to get the blessings of Lord Ganesha who will remove all the obstacles in the path of devotees and help them lead a successful life. This homa will bring good luck and prosperity for the devotee. Lord Ganapati is the Lord of knowledge and represents Pranava . Benefits of Ganesh Homam  […]

Annamaiah’s literary skills are extemporaneous

The sankeertans penned by saint poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya are extemporaneous said the scholars. During the literary meet held at Annamacharya Kalamandiram in Tirupati on Tuesday on the occasion of 611th Jayanti of the great poet, many scholars spoke on the versatility of his writing skills. Dr G Venkat, Dr Rama prabha, Dr Govinda raju […]

Guru Purnima 2019 in Gangapur Dattatreya Temple | Ashada Poornima Festival 2019

Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima, is the one of the most celebrated festival in Gangapur Dattatreya temple, Deval Gangapur, Karnataka. It falls on full moon day in Ashada month (July). In 2019, Guru Purnima date is July 16. This is the most auspicious day to worship one’s Guru and Guru Parampara. Datta Paduka […]

Story of Somavansh & Pururavas

The story of Somavansh explains the tale of Pururavas and Ila dynasty. Vishnu Purana mentions the story of Somavansh and Pururavas in extensive manner.. The creator of the world, Brahma had a son named Atri. Chandrama was the son of Atri. Once Chandrama organised a Rajsuya Yagya and received great powers. Afterwards blinded by his […]

History of Biraja Temple, Jajpur (Sthala Puranam)

Here is the history of Jajpur Biraja Temple (Sthala Puranam). No historical record is available about the pristine glory of the great mother goddess Biraja before the great epic the Mahābhārata was written. There is a reference to Virajāh-Tīrtha in the Vanaparva of the Mahābhārata in chapter 85. Moreover the said epic reiterates that the […]

Mangalvar Vrat Katha in Hindi | मंगलवार व्रत कथा

Mangalvar Vrat Katha in Hindi, Story of Mangalvar Vrat in Hindi is explained here along with the Mangal Bhagavan Katha. प्राचीन समय में ऋषिनगर में केशवदत्त ब्राह्मण अपनी पत्नी अंजलि के साथ रहता था. केशवदत्त को धन-संपत्ति की कोई कमी नहीं थी. सभी लोग केशवदत्त का सम्मान करते थे, लेकिन कोई संतान नहीं होने के कारण […]

Elinati Shani | 7 ½ years of Saturn Transit | Sadesati | Ezharai Sani

Elinati Shani (Sadesati Shani) is the 7 ½ years of Saturn Transit period which has greater significance in any native’s life. Saturn transits 2 years and 6 months in every sign. It takes 7 and a half years for Saturn to transit from the 12th sign to birth sign and to move out of the […]

Sankashti June 2019 date | Sankashtahara Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankashtahara Chaturthi or Ganesha Sankat Chauth is observed on the Chaturthi or Chavithi, the fourth day of Krishna Paksha during every Hindu month. Sankashti Chaturthi June 2019 date is June 20, Thursday. This day corresponds with the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi of Jyeshta Mahina (Dwitiya Jyeshta Mahina) as per North Indian Hindi calendars […]

Shukla Devi Pooja 2019

Shukla Devi Puja (Shukla Devi Aradhana) is observed in Jyeshta month. In 2019, Shukla Devi Pooja date is June 8. It falls on sixth day of bright half of Jyeshta Month in Hindu calendar. Shukla devi is one of the powerful manifestations of Goddess Shakti like Dashamahavidya and Saptamatrikas. On the same day Khir Bhavani Mela is […]

Brahmins Gothras | 1 Pravara Gothras, 2 Pravara Gothras, 3 Pravara Gothas, 5 Pravara Gothras

Number of more than 400 Brahmin  gothras along with pravara  Rishis … Wikipedia  on list of Gothras mentions that there  are  46 Gothras among Brahmins. I once personally did  a  survey of Tamil  Brahmin Gothras and found  that most of the tamil Brahmins belong to 51 Gothras. So  I was taken aback   to see  in a book  in tamil  published by Smt.Uma Hariharan, which has been approved by Kanchi Kamakoti mutt […]

Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat fasting (Health Benefits of Nirjala Ekadashi)

Among the 24 Ekadashi fasting, 23 Ekadashi fasting is normal fast from cereals, grains and beans but Nirjala Ekadashi is total fasting from the above said food items and including fasting from water. It is to be highly noted that on every Ekadashi is highly recommended complete fasting from food and water. Nirjala Ekadashi is […]

Ashad Month 2019 | Ashada Masam, Ashad Maas dates

Ashad month or Ashada masam or Ashad maas or Ashada mahina is the 4th month in traditional lunar calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 2019, Ashad month begins on June 18 and ends on July 16 as per Hindi calendars followed in North Indian states – Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, […]

Aadi Masam 2019 | Aadi Month dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 17 (32 days). Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or […]

Jamai Sasthi 2019 | Jamai Shashti

Jamai Sasthi, also spelt as Jamai Shashti, is an important day for Bengali people. It is celebrated on the sixth day in Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta month. In 2019, Jamai Sasthi date is May 24. Literally, Jamai means son in law. On the occasion of Jamai Sashti, son in law is invited to the residence […]

Annamaiah-Vengamamba Sahitya Vaibhavam book released

A book on Annamaiah-Vengamamba Sahitya Vaibhavam was released by Tirupati JEO Sri B Lakshmikantham in his camp office, on the occasion of 611th Jayanthi of Saint Poet Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya in Tirupati on Tuesday. The JEO said about 23 renowned scholars have contributed different essays on the life style and works of the legendary writers […]