Ekadashi November 2021 dates | Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadasi November 2021 dates are given here. In November 2021, all the three Ekadashi vrata are highly meritorious. Rama Ekadashi (1 November 2021), Prabhodhini Ekadashi (14-15 November 2021) and Utpatti Ekadashi (30 November 2021) are observed in this month. Rama Ekadashi – 1 November 2021 It falls in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi […]

Hindus worldwide dismayed at forced closure of Swindon Hindu Temple during festival season

Hindus globally are highly concerned regarding reports of overnight closure of Swindon Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre in South West England by Swindon Borough Council without consulting the community. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was clearly a case of ill-treatment of minorities in England, where […]

Significance of Tulasi Puja, Tulasi Pooja Mahatmyam in various Puranas

Tulasi Puja, worshipping the divine Tulasi Tree, is an auspicious ritual throughout the year for Hindu women. They particularly consider it as daily ritual during Kartik month, Shravan month, etc. What is the significance or Mahatmyam of Tulasi Puja? Various Puranas and Holy Scriptures described the importance of Tulasi Puja with great slokas and stotras. […]

Bhishma Panchak 2021 | Bheeshma Panchaka Vratam during Kartik Month

Bhishma Panchak Vrat, also known as bheeshma panchakam, is a 5-day vow or observance dedicated to Bhishma. In 2021, Bhishma Panchak vrat starts on November 15 and ends on November 19. Usually, it begins on Utthana Ekadasi or Prabhodini and ends on Kartik Purnima day. During these five festive days in Kartik month, devotees worship Lord […]

Importance of Amla Tree in Hinduism

The Amla tree (botanical name: Phyllanthus emblica / Emblica officinalis), Indian gooseberry (Aamla from Sanskrit term “Amalika”) has great significance in the Hindu tradition. Amla Tree as per Vishnu Purana: According to Vishnu Purana, the amla tree is said to have germinated from the tears of Lord Vishnu himself. When Vishnu saw that the whole […]

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant | Science behind Tulasi Pooja

Why do we worship Tulsi Plant? What is the science behind Tulasi Pooja? Hindu religion has bestowed ‘Tulsi’, with the status of mother. Also known as ‘Sacred or Holy Basil’, Tulsi, has been recognized as a religious and spiritual devout in many parts of the world. The vedic sages knew the benefits of Tulsi and […]

Lakshmana | Daughter of Duryodhana

As per the famous epic Mahabharata, Lakshmana is the daughter of Duryodhana and Bhanumati, and her brother was Laxman Kumara. She was a noble and a beautiful woman,who was liked by both the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and she didn’t find any difference between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and she completely differs from her […]

Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva

tulsi plant

Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva.. this sentence is mentioned in the Padma Purana. Once Kartikeya asked Lord Shiva about the holiest tree, which was capable of giving salvation. Lord Shiva replied The Tulsi plant is supreme among all the vegetations. She is very dear to lord Vishnu and fulfills all the desires […]

Rai Damodar Brata in Odisha

Rai Damodar Vrata, Rai Damodar Brata, is observed in the Kartika Month in Odisha. It is mainly observed by Hindu widows. It is observed for first twenty five days starting from the first day during Kartika Maas. Some devotees observe it during the last five days in Kartika. In 2021, Rai Damodar Brata dates are […]

Naraka Chaturdashi Mantras: Stotras, Slokas to chant during Narak Chaturdashi Snan

Narak Chaturdashi is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival. It is also called as Choti Diwali. Kali Chaudas Puja is observed on Naraka Chaturdashi. Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. Narak Chaturdasi 2021 date is November 4. It is believed that this festival marks the […]

Kartik Maas 2021 in Marathi Calendar

Kartik month or Karthik mahina is the eighth month in Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2021, Kartik month in Marathi calendar begins on 5 November and ends on December 4 as per Marathi Kalnirnay. It is the most auspicious Hindu month. Many important festivals are celebrated in Kartik month and the entire […]

Kartika Maasa 2021 in Kannada Calendar

Kartika Maasa is the holiest month for Hindus as it is favorite month for Lord Shiva and Vishnu. It is the 8th month in Kannada Panchang. In 2021, Karthika Maasa begins on 5 November and ends on 4 December as per the Hindu traditional calendars followed in Karnataka. Many major festivals are celebrated during the […]

शुभाशुभ नक्षत्र | Shubh Ashubh Nakshatra | २७ नक्षत्र की शुभ अशुभ फल

शुभाशुभ नक्षत्र – प्रत्येक की अलग अलग संख्या उनके चरणों को संबोधित करती है | जानिये नक्षत्र जिनकी शान्ति करना जरुरी है | 1).अश्विनी का- पहला चरण.(1).अशुभ है. 2).भरणी का – तिसरा चरण.(3).अशुभ है. 3).कृतीका का – तीसरा चरण.(3).अशुभ है. 4).रोहीणी का – पहला,दूसरा और तीसरा चरण.(1,2,3).अशुभ है. 5).आर्द्रा का – चौथा चरण.(4).अशुभ है. 6).पुष्य नक्षत्र का – दूसरा और तीसरा […]

November 2021 Amavasya Tharpanam Sankalpam Mantras

Amavasya 2021 Sankalpa Mantras – 4 November 2021. The No Moon of November 2021 is Kartik Amavasya, Ashwin Amavasya (Ashwayuja Amavasya), Aippasi Amavasai as per North Indian Hindi calendars, Amavasyant Panchang and Tamil calendars respectively. Mantras for 4 November 2021 – Sarva Amavasya Plava nama samvathsare, dakshinayane, sharad rithou, thula mase, Krishna pakshe, adhya  Amavasyam punya […]

कुण्डली के अशुभ योगों की शान्ति | Ashubh Yog Ki Shanti

कुण्डली के अशुभ योगों की शान्ति.. जन्मकुंडली में अशुभ योगों से कैसे छुटकारा पाये? जन्म कुंडली के अशुभयोगों की शांति. कैसे कराये कुंडली में अशुभ योगों के शांति. 1).चांडाल योग=गुरु के साथ राहु या केतु हो तो जातक बुजुर्गों का एवम् गुरुजनों का निरादर करता है ,मोफट होता है,तथा अभद्र भाषा का प्रयोग करता है.यह जातक […]

Nag Nathaiya Leela – Nag Nathan Festival in Varanasi Tulsi Ghat

Nag Nathaiya festival is celebrated in Tulsi Ghat of Varanasi in Kartik month. It is popular as Nag Nathaiya Leela. This festival is a part of the Krishna Leela celebrations. This event depicts the famous incident in Lord Sri Krishna’s life. During this festival, Lord Krishna jumps into the Ganga River to perform Nag Nathan. […]

बिल्वपत्र की महत्ता | Bilva Patra Ki Mahatv

बिल्वपत्र की महत्ता हरि ॐ नम: शिवाय ★शिव पुराण के अनुसार शिवलिंग पर कई प्रकार की सामग्री फूल-पत्तियां चढ़ाई जाती हैं। इन्हीं में से सबसे महत्वपूर्ण है बिल्वपत्र। बिल्वपत्र से जुड़ी खास बातें जानने के बाद आप भी मानेंगे कि बिल्व का पेड बहुत चमत्कारी है— ●पुराणों के अनुसार रविवार के दिन और द्वादशी तिथि […]

Chilku Dwadashi 2021 | Chiluku Dwadashi Vrat

Chiluku Dwadashi (Ksheerabdi Dwadashi or Yogini Dwadashi) is the day to worship Tulsi and Damodar (Lord Vishnu). In 2021, Chiluku Dwadashi date is November 16. Chilku Dwadasi is observed on Dwadashi, the next day of Prabhodhini Ekadashi, in bright half of Karthik month. On this day, devotees celebrate the marriage of Tulsi and Damodar. Tulsi Saligram […]

वैदिक प्रश्नोत्तरी | Vaidik Prashnottari

वैदिक प्रश्नोत्तरी ॥ ॐ ॥ ॐ यह मुख्य परमेश्वर का निज नाम है, जिस नाम के साथ अन्य सब नाम लग जाते हैं। प्र.1- वेद किसे कहते है ? उत्तर- ईश्वरीय ज्ञान की पुस्तक को वेद कहते है। प्र.2- वेद-ज्ञान किसने दिया ? उत्तर- ईश्वर ने दिया। प्र.3- ईश्वर ने वेद-ज्ञान कब दिया ? उत्तर- […]

Kartik Maas 2021 in Gujarati Calendar

Kartik maas is the holiest month for Hindus as it is favorite month for Lord Shiva and Vishnu. In 2021, Gujarati Kartik Month begins on 5 November and ends on 4 December. Kartik month is the first month in traditional Gujarati calendar. Kartik Sud 1 marks the beginning of a new year for Gujarati people. […]