Story of Narasimha Avatar – Why Lord Vishnu incarnated as Narasimha Swamy

Lord Narasimha Swamy killing Hiranyakashipu

Narasimha Avatara is the fourth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Narasimha Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Sage Kashyapa had two mighty sons from Diti — […]

Kansa Vadha – Killing of Kamsa by Lord Krishna

Kansa Vadha, Killing of demon Kansa by Lord Krishna, is also mentioned in Padma Purana. Kansa was the maternal uncle of Sri Krishna. Continuing with the divine tales of Sri Krishna, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati–When Kansa failed in his repeated attempts to kill Sri Krishna, he instructed ‘Akrura’ to invite both Krishna and Balarama to […]

Purnima March 2018 date, Time

Poornima or Purnima or Full Moon in March 2018 is known as Falgun Purnima in Hindu calendar. In 2018, Purnima March date is March 1, Thursday. There is also one more Purnima in March – 31 March. This Purnima is also popular as Holi festival. Gaura Purnima (Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti) is also celebrated on this […]

Importance of Lord Shiva’s Trishula

Lord Shiva Trishula

Importance of Lord Shiva’s Trishula, why Shiva holds Trishula, Trident in his hand? What is the importance of Trishula of Lord Shiva? Lord Shiva called as ‘Destroyer’ (Mahadev) has the power to remove evil with his Trishul. Trishul sometimes symbolises – iccha, kriya and gnana. Trident represents the power to destroy evil and ignorance. Trishul […]

Panchang | 28 February 2018

Panchang of 28 February 2018 displays Tithi of 28 February 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 28 February 2018. साधारण नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष त्रयोदशी, अश्लेषा नक्षत्र, शोभना योग, गरज करण. Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:53 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:25 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)16:51 Chandrastama (Moonset)30:13 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi (Lunar […]

Panchang | 27 February 2018

Panchang of 27 February 2018 displays Tithi of 27 February 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 27 February 2018. साधारण नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष द्वादशी, पुष्य नक्षत्र, सौभाग्य योग, कौलव करण. Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:54 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:25 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:47 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:22 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi (Lunar […]

Panchang | 26 February 2018

Panchang of 26 February 2018 displays Tithi of 26 February 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 26 February 2018. साधारण नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष एकादशी, आर्द्र नक्षत्र, पुनर्वसु नक्षत्र, आयुष्मान योग, बव करण. Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:55 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:43 Chandrastama (Moonset)28:27 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 25 February 2018

Panchang of 25 February 2018 displays Tithi of 25 February 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 25 February 2018. साधारण नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष दशमी, मृगशिरा नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, गरज करण, वणिज करण. Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:55 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:43 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:28 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Panchang | 24 February 2018

Panchang of 24 February 2018 displays Tithi of 24 February 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 24 February 2018. साधारण नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष नवमी, रोहिणी नक्षत्र, विष्कम्भ योग, कौलव करण. Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:23 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:47 Chandrastama (Moonset)26:27 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi (Lunar […]

Shares Buying Muhurat 2018 | Shubh Muhurat to buy Shares, Stocks

Shares Buying Muhurat 2018 gives the list of auspicious muhurat to buy Shares in 2018. Shubh Muhurat to buy shares are calculated based on numerous parameters of Jyotish Shastra (Astrology). It is believed that buying shares during these Shubh Muhurat would fetch good profits and higher returns. On daily basis, if you want to buy […]

Hindu Baby boy names starting with D | Meanings

Hindu Baby boy names starting with D with Meanings – The list of Hindu Baby boy names starting with letter ‘D’… Daamodar (8, Boy): Meaning of Daamodar is A Name Of Krishna Daaruk (6, Boy): Meaning of Daaruk is Charioteer Of Krishna / Tree Daarun (6, Boy): Meaning of Daarun is Hard Male Hindu Dahana (6, […]

Bhaum Pradosh Vrat – 27 February 2018

27 February 2018 is Bhaum Pradosh Vrat. Bhaum Pradosh on 27 February 2018 falls in Shukla Paksha of Falgun month as per North Indian Hindi calendars of Purnimant Panchang and Amavasyant calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is a Pradosham Puja in Maasi Month in Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Panchang […]

Amalaki Ekadashi 2018

Amalaki Ekadashi is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadasi day in Falgun Month. In 2018, Amalaki Ekadashi date is February 26. Amalaki means the Indian Gooseberry tree (botanical name – Phyllanthus emblica). On this Ekadashi day, Amalaki tree is worshipped.  Amla tree is believed as Lord Vishnu and Tulsi as Goddess Lakshmi. The legend or Amalaki […]

Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Amalaki Ekadashi – Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  Amalaki Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha of Phalgun Month, 12th and the last month in Hindu calendar. King Mandhata once told Vasishtha Muni – “Oh great sage, be merciful and let me know about a holy fast which can benefit me to come up in […]

Relevance of Tapasya in Kaliyuga, How to understand Penance & Austerities in Kaliyuga?

Tapas in Kaliyuga

What is the relevance of tapasya (penance or austerities) in Kali Yuga and how should we understand it? Tapa helps to purify all the organs of the body and rid them of impurities. The entire body gets cleansed and all the sense organs become stronger with tapa. Tapasya is not done to please God, or to attain self realization, but it […]

Hoping against Hope, Srimad Bhagavatham Quotes on Greed & Greediness

Durashaya means which cannot be fulfilled. You can hope something but it will never be fulfilled. Persons who are trying to become happy by adjustment of this material energy, they do not know that happiness cannot be achieved without approaching God. Everyone is thinking, “I must first of all see my own interest.” But first […]

Lord Dakshinamurthy is Samaveda-Priya?

Lord Dakshinamurthy

It is said that Dakshinamurthy is Samaveda-Priya, does he like Samaveda that much? Why the Lord is referred to as so..? To this question posed by a devotee in his Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art of Living, giving explanation in his own words…. It must have been written by people who are associated with […]

Truth is multi-dimensional, what it means?

what is the meaning of truth is multi-dimensional? Many people say, truth is multi-dimensional, but I didn’t know what it means and the people who said me this were also not able to explain it.. Guruji can you explain it? For this multi-dimensional question, Guruji (Sri Sri Ravishankar, Art of Living) is giving clarification in […]