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Ashwin Month 2018 | Ashvina Mahina, Ashwayuja Masam, Asoj Maas 2018

Ashwin month, Ashvina mahina, Ashwayuja masam, Asoj maas, Aso maas is 7th month in Hindu calendar. In 2018, Ashwin month, Ashwina mahina starts on September 26 and ends on October 24 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Ashwin month is the 3rd month in Chaturmas (four holy months in Hinduism) and considered auspicious because of Durga […]

Tirumala: Avabrutha Snanam performed

The nine day annual brahmotsavams in Tirumala concluded with Avabhruda Snanam also known as Chakra Snanam on Friday morning, 21 September 2018. Processional deities of Sri Malayappa Swamy and His concerts Sridevi and Bhudevi along with Sudarshana Chakram (Disc weapon of Vishnu) were rendered snapana tirumanjanam at Varaha Swamy temple on the banks of Swamy […]

TTD: No VIP Break Darshan on Purattasi Saturdays, Sundays

In view of Peratasi Saturdays, which are considered to be auspicious especially for Tamilians, TTD has decided to restrict VIP break darshan only to Protocol VIPs alone. In the month of September, on 22, 23, 29 and 30 and in October on 6,7,13,13, 20 and 21, only protocol VIPs will be given break darshanam. The […]

Balapur Laddu 2018 Price sets new record | Auction of Balapur Ganesh Laddu

Balapur Ganesh laddu 2018 is all set to get a record price in auction which is being held by bidding at Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi, Hyderabad on 23 September 2018 prior the beginning of Ganesh Nimajjanam Shobha Yatra. T Srinivas Gupta of Balapur Mandal Arya Vysya Sangham, Hyderabad has got the Laddu for 16.60 lakh […]

Balabholaniteras 2018 (Kakbali) | Shraddh to dead children

Balabholaniteras (Kakbali) is an auspicious day to perform shraddh rituals to dead children. In 2018, Balabholaniteras date is October 7. It falls on thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha (Trayodasi Shraddh Mahalaya). It is performed all over India but the particular term ‘Balabholaniteras’ is well known in Gujarat. Balabholaniteras falls on the 13th day of Krishna Paksha […]

Ghat Chaturdashi 2018 | Shraddh Chaturdasi during Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Ghat Chaturdashi, Shraddh Chaturdasi is the 14th day Shraddh ritual performed during Pitru Paksha Shraddh. In 2018, Ghat Chaturdasi Shraddh date is October 7. Ghat Chaturdasi is dedicated to the dead ancestors who had an accidental death. Tarpan pradhan or Pinda pradhan is the main ritual of the day. Brahmins are also offered food, clothes, […]

Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh | Shraddh rituals for Accidental Death Victims

‘Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh’ is a shraddh ritual observed on Chaturdashi Shraddh. In 2018, Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh date is October 7. ‘Visha Jala Agni Shastradi Durmaran Shraddh’ is dedicated to those ancestors who lost their life in accident (accidental deaths) such as Snake bite (Poisonous animal bite), death due to Jalaganda […]

Trayodashi Shraddha 2018 | 13th day of Pitru Paksha

Trayodashi Shraddha is the thirteenth day of Pitru Paksha. It is also known as Kakbali or Balabholaniteras as the dead children are offered Shraddh rituals and the food is offered to crows. In 2018, Trayodashi Shraddh date is October 7. It is also dedicated to those who have died in accidents, natural disasters or sudden death. As […]

Yathi Mahalaya 2018 | Sanyasi Shraddh

Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh falls on Dwadashi Shraddh. In 2018, Yathi Mahalaya date is October 6. It is an auspicious day to offer Shraddh rituals to Yathis (Saints, Sadhus, Sanyasis, Rishis, etc). The holy people those who involved in writing, compiling, and structuring of Hindu scriptures are offered tharpan, pinda daan and […]

Dwadashi Shraddha 2018 | 12th Pitru Paksha Shraddh

Dwadashi Shraddha is the 12th day of Pitru Paksha Shraddha. Also known as Yathi Mahalaya, Sanyasi Shraddh, Yateenam Mahalayam, Yathi Dwadashi Shraddh, it falls on 12th day of Pitru Paksha, Dwadasi in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month in North Indian Hindi calendar and in Bhadrapada Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashatra, Gujarat and […]

Dashami Shraddha 2018 | 10th day in Pitru Paksha

Dasami Shraddha is the tenth day of Pitru Paksha Shraddh rituals. It falls on Dashami day in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams and in Ashwin month in Hindi calendars. In 2018, Dasami Shraddh date is October 4. Vishnu Puja is also observed on this day apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals […]

Ekadashi Shraddh 2018 | Indira Ekadasi during Pitru Paksha

Ekadashi shraddha is the eleventh day of Pitru Paksha. Also known as Indira Ekadasi, this Pitru Paksha Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Panchangams. In 2018, Ekadashi Shraddh date is October 5. Apart from Shraddh tharpan rituals, […]

History of Ananthagiri Temple | Sthala Puranam

Ananthagiri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple has stupendous history (Sthala Puranam) which dates back to Dwapara Yuga. The story of this temple is mentioned in Skanda Purana. This temple is located at Ananthagiri near Vikarabad in Telangana. According to Skanda Purana it is believed the temple is installed by the Rishi Markandeya in Dwapara Yuga. Attracted by […]

Panchang | 25 September 2018

Panchang of 25 September 2018 displays Tithi of 25 September 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 25 September 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पूर्णिमा, उत्तरभाद्र नक्षत्र, वृद्धि योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:20 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:16 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:46 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 24 September 2018

Panchang of 24 September 2018 displays Tithi of 24 September 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 24 September 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, पूर्वभाद्र नक्षत्र, गण्ड योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:17 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:09 Chandrastama (Moonset)30:15 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 23 September 2018

Panchang of 23 September 2018 displays Tithi of 23 September 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 23 September 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, शतभिषा नक्षत्र, शूला योग, वणिज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:18 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:33 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:23 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Ananthagiri Temple | Ananta Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Vikarabad

Ananthagiri Temple, located at Ananthagiri in Vikarabad district of Telangana, is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Anantha Padmanabha Swamy). This temple is regarded as one of the ancient temples of Telangana. According to Skanda Purana it is believed the temple is installed by the Rishi Markandeya in Dwapara Yuga. Attracted by peaceful atmosphere […]

Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha, Story | Ananta Chaturdashi Vratha Katha

Anant Chaturdashi vrat katha, story of Ananta Chaturdashi vratha is mentioned in several Puranas as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhistira. Krishna suggested Yudhistira to observe this vratha to get all his wealth and kingdom back. Vrat katha goes like this… There was a Brahmin called Sumant. His wife, Diksha, died after giving birth […]

Ananta Chaturdashi Vrat Vidhi, Puja Procedure of Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Vratham

Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Lord

Ananta Chaturdashi Vrat Vidhi, Puja Procedure of Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Vratham with Mantras & Slokas is given here. In 2018, Ananta Chaturdashi date is September 23. Ananta Chaturdashi falls on the fourteenth day of Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada Month. On the same day, Ganapathi Visarjana is also performed. Ananta Chaturdashi Vrat Vidhi Slokam Shuklam bharadaram […]