Mourvi | Wife of Ghatotkacha

Mourvi was the consort of Ghatotkacha and the mother of Sri Anjanaparvana, and her in-laws were Bhima and Hidimba. During the Kurukshetra War, her son Anjanaparvana was killed by Ashwatthama. Mourvi was a Naga Princess, and she was considered as a chaste, pious and a good natured woman, and she was mentioned in the Mahabharata.She […]

Hema | Apsarasa in Indra’s court

Hema served as a celestial dancer in the court of Lord Indra, and her details were mentioned in Ramayana. She was married with Maya, and they had two sons, Mayavi and Dundubhi, and a daughter Mandodari, consort of Ravana. After giving birth to them, she returned to heaven. Apsaras Hema lives in the Indra Loka […]

Surasa in Ramayana

Surasa is a female goddess, and she is considered as the mother of snakes. She appears in Ramayana, and she tested Lord Hanuman, while he was on his way to Lanka in search of Mata Sita. According to legend, Surasa is one of the daughters of Lord Daksha, the mind born son of Lord Brahma, […]

Garuda Purana

Garuda Purana is one of the Puranas, and it is known as Garuda Purana,since this purana is based on the dialogue between Lord Garuda and Lord Vishnu about human life.It was narrated by Garuda to Rishi Kashyapa, and it was written in a good manner by Sage Vedavyasa during the previous Dwapara Yuga. Garuda Purana […]

Agapai Siddhar

Agapai Siddhar is considered as a gem among the Siddhars, since he was very much worried about the sufferings of the humans. Through his wonderful songs, he asks us to meditate on Lord Shiva, sing his songs and praise his glory in order to lead a sinless and a peaceful life. It is believed that […]

Plan to convert theater to a Hindu temple recommended in Alabama’s Hoover

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission, in its September 14 meeting, reportedly recommended approval of a Hindu temple in a former 38,000-square-foot theater in Hoover (Alabama). This Hindu temple proposal, requested by Pritesh Patel on a property owned by BAPS Birmingham, will now be forwarded to Hoover City Council for final nod. Besides the sanctuary, […]

Adhik Maas 2020 begins | Purushottam Maas – 18 September 2020 | Adhika Masam

In Hindu calendar 2020 (2020-2021), Adhik Maas (Purushottam Maas, Mal Maas, Adhika Masam), an extra month in Chandramana Panchangam (Lunar Calendars). Adhik Maas begins on 18 September and ends on 16 October as per North Indian Hindi calendars, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada & Telugu calendars. Why Adhik Month comes? A lunar year has 354 days while […]

Yama Dharmaraja Temple, Thiruchitrambalam, Thanjavur

Lord Yama Dharmaraja is the god of death, and only a few temples are dedicated to him. Among those temples, there is a famous temple for Lord Yama, and it is situated at Thiruchitrambalam in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. The chief deity of the temple is Lord Yama, and apart from his deity, deities […]

Shiva Purana

The Shiva Purana is one of the eighteen Puranas, and it is considered as an important Sanskrit text in Hinduism, which was written by the great sage Sri Veda Vyasa, with the help of his disciple Romaharshana, and it tells about the importance of Lord Shiva and about Mata Parvati. By reading Shiva Purana, we […]

Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits

What are the benefits of performing Shraddha on particular Nakshatrams? “Shraddha on Various Nakshatrams: Merits, Benefits|Fruits” explains the results of performing Shraddha on each Nakshatram…. Apart from Pitru Paksha (Mahalaya Paksha), Aadi Amavasai – Amavasai in Aadi Month in Tamil calendar, Karkadika Vavu in Malayalam Calendar, and every Amavasya are the auspicious days for performing […]

Lalkitab Remedies for Moon in 11th house

Lalkitab Remedies for Moon in 11th house, Chandra in 11th House – Lalkitab remedies. When Moon is positioned in the 11th house, Ketu will indicate that the native will not be blessed with a male child till the grandmother is alive. When Ketu is in 4th house, the life of the mother is in danger. […]

Panchang | 24 September 2020

Panchang of 24 September 2020 displays Tithi of 24 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 24 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, अष्टमी तिथि, मूला नक्षत्र, सौभाग्य योग, बव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:17 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:18 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:13 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla […]

Panchang | 23 September 2020

Panchang of 23 September 2020 displays Tithi of 23 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 23 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, सप्तमी तिथि, ज्येष्ठा नक्षत्र, आयुष्मान योग, वणिज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:18 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:17 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:18 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla […]

Panchang | 22 September 2020

Panchang of 22 September 2020 displays Tithi of 22 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 22 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, षष्टी तिथि, अनुराधा नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, तैतिल करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:19 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:14 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:25 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla […]

Panchang | 21 September 2020

Panchang of 21 September 2020 displays Tithi of 21 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 21 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, विशाखा नक्षत्र, वैधृति – विष्कम्भ योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:20 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:09 Chandrastama (Moonset)21:36 Today’s Panchangam Paksha […]

Panchang | 20 September 2020

Panchang of 20 September 2020 displays Tithi of 20 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 20 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्थी तिथि, स्वाति नक्षत्र, इंद्रा योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:21 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)09:04 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:51 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla […]

Panchang | 19 September 2020

Panchang of 19 September 2020 displays Tithi of 19 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 19 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वितीय – तृतीया तिथि, चित्र नक्षत्र, ब्रह्मा योग, तैतिल – गरज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:22 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:59 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:07 Today’s […]

Panchang | 18 September 2020

Panchang of 18 September 2020 displays Tithi of 18 September 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 18 September 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, अधिक आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, प्रतिपद तिथि, उत्तराफाल्गुनी – हस्ता नक्षत्र, शुक्ल योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:23 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)06:55 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:26 Today’s Panchangam Paksha […]

Ekaratrotsava 2020 | 1 Day Navratri Poojan | Ekaratri Vrata

Ekaratrotsava is a one-day vrata observed during Navratri Poojan. In 2020, Ekaratrotsava in Navratri date is October 24 and October 25. Usually, it begins on Durga Ashtami and ends with Saraswati Balidan or visarjan on Mahanavami day. Durga Ashtami and Mahanavami are the days of this Navratri Puja method. The same rituals of Navratri are […]

Vishnu Purana

The Vishnu Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and it is considered as a holy text of Hinduism. It contains the details of Lord Vishnu, his avatars and about his famous devotees like Narada, Prahalada, Thumburu and Dhruva. According to Vishnu Purana, Lord Vishnu is considered as the main god and all the other […]