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Uddhava, Friend of Sri Krishna & Compiler of Uddhava Gita (Hamsa Gita)

Uddhava is the friend of Lord Krishna. He was taught yoga and bhakti directly by Krishna. The discussions made between him, and Krishna is known as Uddhava Gita which is similar to that of Bhagavad Gita. Uddhava was a devotee and a dear friend of Krishna. Uddhava realized the bhakti of gopikas on Lord Krishna […]

Shabari, Devotee of Lord Rama

Shabari is an old woman saint mentioned in Ramayana. She was an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and received his blessings. LIFE Shabari lived in a remote village. She was very spiritual even at his younger age, and lived an honest and noble life. In course of time, she met Sage Matanga near the Mountain […]

Shatrughna, Younger brother of Rama

Satrughna was the youngest brother of Lord Rama according to the epic Ramayana. He was also the brother of Lakshmana and Bharata. Satrughna was considered to be an incarnation of Sudarshana chakra, a divine weapon of Lord Vishnu. Satrughna was the son of the king of Ayodhya, Dasharatha and Queen Sumitra. Satrughna was married to […]

Akrura, Army Chief of Yadavas in Mahabharata

Akrura was a chief of the Yadavas. The life of Akrura can be known from ancient Puranas. LIFE Akrura was the son of Svaphalka and Gandini, and he was born during the dwaparayuga in Mathura, in the Yadava community approximately 5500 years back. Akrurawas married to Sutanu, and they had two sons. Kamsa ruled Mathura. […]

Sudama (Kuchela), Krishna’s Childhood Friend

Sudama, also known as Kuchela, was a Brahmin childhood friend of Lord Krishna.The details about him were mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. LIFE Sudama was born in a poor Brahmin family. And both of them were studied under the same Gurukulam. In course of time, Sudama had suffered from severe poverty, and his wife asked […]

Kartik Krishna Panchami

Kartik Krishna Panchami (Krishna Paksha Panchami in Kartik Month) is the fifth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Panchami date is October 18|19. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Panchami in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Kartik Krishna Chaturthi

Kartik Krishna Chaturthi (Krishna Paksha Chavithi in Kartik Month) is the fourth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Chaturthi date is October 17. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Kartik Krishna Tritiya

Kartik Krishna Tritiya (Krishna Paksha Tritiya in Kartik Month) is the third day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Tritiya date is October 16. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha THadiya in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Kartik Krishna Dwitiya

Kartik Krishna Dwitiya (Krishna Paksha Dwitiya in Kartik Month) is the second day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Dwitiya date is October 15. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Vidiya in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2019 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2019

Dhanteras Puja time 2019, Dhanteras 2019 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 25 October 2019 are given here. Timings for Dhanteras Puja are given here for almost all cities of India including New Delhi, Chandigarh, Surat, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Allahabad, Dehra Dun, Shimla, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Patna, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Raipur, Bhopal, […]

Dhanteras Books Buying Muhurat, 25 October 2019

Dhanteras Books Buying Muhurat 2019 – 25 October 2019. What is the best Time to buy Accounts Books on Dhanteras, 25 October 2019 during Diwali? Apart from gold, silver and other household items, Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi | Dhanvantari Jayanti) during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy books for new accounts for the coming […]

Makardhwaja | Magardhwaja, Son of Lord Hanuman

Makardhwaja (Magardhwaja) is considered to be the son of Lord Hanuman, and he was mentioned in some ancient texts. LIFE After Hanuman burnt lanka and took bath in the sea, his sweat fell into the mouth of a Giant Fish. Due to that incident, Makardhwaja was born. The fish was caught by people of Patala Loka, […]

Yuyutsu, Son of Dhritarashtra & Gandhari’s maid

Yuyutsu as per the great epic Mahabharata, was the son of Dhritarashtra and his wife Gandhari’s maid. He was the only son of Dhritarashtra who survived in the Kurukshetra war, after the death of all other kauravas. He was also called by various other names such as Dhartarastra and Vaishyaputra. LIFE Yuyutsu was a great […]

Chhath Puja venues in New Delhi, Kanpur, Bangalore, Guwahati, Kolkata

Explore the article for Chhath Puja venues or places in New Delhi, Kanpur, Bangalore, Guwahati, Kolkata, and some more other cities in India. Chhath Puja 2019 date is November 2. The date of celebrations of Chhath Puja may vary by a day in some places. Chhath Puja venues or sites in New Delhi: Purvi Ghat, […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2019

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy gold, silver, to buy books for new accounts for the coming year and for many other tradings. During Diwali 2019, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 22, Tuesday. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 21 at 5.33 PM and ends at 4.39 PM on October 22. […]

Vedamata Gayatri Devi

Gayatri is well known for her popular Gayatri Mantra. She is also known as Vedamata. Gayatri is considered to be the consort of Lord Brahma. According to ancient Puranas, Goddess Gayatri killed the demon Vetrasura, since he had given trouble to the people living in the earth and heaven. Goddess Gayatri Devi contains the powers of […]

Kartik Snan 2019 dates | Karthika Snanam, ritual bath in Kartik Month

Kartik Snan or Karthika Snanam is an auspicious bath ritual observed in holy rivers during Kartik month. In 2019, Kartik Snan dates – starts on October 13 and ends on November 12 in North Indian Hindi calendars. As per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada calendars, Kartik Snan 2019 begins on October 28 and ends on 26 […]

Kartik Snan Sankalpa Mantra: Prayer, Stotra to chant during Karthika Snanam

Kartik Snan is the main ritual performed in the holy month of Kartik. All sarovars and river banks of India are filled with devotees of Lord Shiva and Vishnu to do Kartika masa punya snanam. Here is a collection of prayers chanted during Karthik ritual bath. Kartik Snan Prarthana: Nirvighnam kurumedeva Damodara namosthuthe – this […]

Kartika Snanam Mahima | Significance of kartik Snan

Kartik snan, also known as Kartika Snanam, is one of the main rituals in Kartik month. Starting from Kartik Sudda Padyami, Karthik Snan is performed throughout the month in various holy river banks and seas in India. A large number of devotees visit Lord Shiva and Vishnu temples and perform holy dip during Kartika masam. […]

Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi 2019

Valmiki Jayanti (Maharshi Valmeeki Jayanthi) is observed on Ashwin Purnima, Full Moon day in Ashwin month. In 2019, Valmiki Jayanti date is October 13. Valmiki is the ‘Adikavi – which means the first divine poet. Shri Valmiki is the author of the great epic Ramayana. Valmiki is the creator of Sloka (verse from) in which […]