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Kartik Purnima 2018 – 22 November or 23 November?

Kartik Purnima (Tripuri Poornima, Tripurari Purnima) is the Full Moon and auspicious day in Kartik month. When is Kartik Purnima 2018 – is it on 22 November or 23 November? Kartik Purnima day marks the end of Kartik month as per the calendars of North India but in other calendars it is the 15th day […]

Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi | Karthika Shuddha Chaturdashi

Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi | Karthika Shuddha Chaturdashi (Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Ninth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Fourteenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi date is November 22. This day coincides with Shukla Chaturdashi in Kartik Month […]

Purnima 2019 | Purnima Vrat | Puranmashi 2019 dates

Purnima is the Full Moon day in Hindu Astrology. Also known as Pournami, Puranmashi, Poonam, Veluthu Vavu, Hunnime, Purnima falls on the fifteenth day in Shukla Paksha in a month of Hindu calendar. Purnima day is known for its spiritual importance and significance. In 2019, there are 12 Purnima days. Many special pujas are performed […]

Panchang | 23 November 2018

Panchang of 23 November 2018 displays Tithi of 23 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 23 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पूर्णिमा, कृत्तिका नक्षत्र, परिघा योग, बालव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:01 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 22 November 2018

Panchang of 22 November 2018 displays Tithi of 22 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 22 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, भरनी नक्षत्र, वरीघा योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:15 Chandrastama (Moonset)30:34 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Sri Rama’s war with Lava & Kusha

Sri Rama’s war with Lava & Kusha is an important incident in Ramayana. The story of Rama – Lava Kusha battle is mentioned in Padma Purana’s Pathala Khanda.. Sri Rama requested sage Agastya to tell about the means by which he could become liberated from the sins of killing brahmins. Sage Agastya advised him to […]

Goddess Lakshmi birth story (Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha)

Goddess Lakshmi birth story - Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha

What is Goddess Lakshmi birth story (Lakshmi Janma Vrittantha)? Here is the story behind the birth of Goddess Lakshmi (Mahalakshmi) as mentioned in the Padma Purana.. The story goes like this.. When Bhisma expressed his desire to know about the manifestation of goddess Lakshmi.. Pulastya replied – Once, after being defeated by the demons, the […]

Nara-Narayana | Lord Vishnu’s Avatar

Nara Narayana is an Avatar of Lord Vishnu. The Lord’s abode is Badrinath. It is to be noted that Nara-Narayana is a Hindu deity pair. The preserver-Lord Vishnu on earths, the twin-brother incarnation is Nara-Narayana. The Swaminarayan Temple located in Ahmedabad has the primary deity the twin form of NarNarayan Dev. The Lord Vishnu is […]

Efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham

Efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham – what is the efficacy of Sri Narayana Kavacham? Mantras-special chants in which are embedded the secrets of God’s real from are an effective medium of worship. Recited with sincerity and devotion, they help us to achieve perfect Communion with the Creator. They are also potent antidotes to nullify the […]

Ashwamedha Yagya by Sri Rama

The story of Ashwamedha Yagya by Sri Rama is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Pathala Khanda. Sri Rama requested sage Agastya to tell about the means by which he could become liberated from the sins of killing brahmins. Sage Agastya advised him to perform Ashwamedha Yagya. He also described the rituals of performing Ashwamedha Yagya — […]

Suryavansh | Story of Suryavansh | Lineage of Suryavansh

The story of Suryavansh is mentioned in Vishnu Purana. This story begins with King Sagar.. King Sagar had two queens, Sumati, the daughter of Kashyapa and Keshini, the daughter of Vidarbha’s king. Keshini had a son Asmanjas whereas Sumati had sixty thousand sons. Anshuman was the son of Asmanjas. Asmanjas was very whimsical since his childhood. […]

Kartik Shukla Trayodashi | Karthika Shuddha Trayodashi

Kartik Shukla Trayodashi | Karthika Shuddha Trayodashi (Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Eighth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Thirteenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Trayodashi date is November 21. This day coincides with Shukla Trayodashi in Kartik Month […]

Annavaram Temple Theppotsavam – 20 November 2018

Theppotsavam (Boat Festival) at Annavaram Satyanarayanaswamy Temple is one of the most celebrated events in Karthika Masam in Andhra Pradesh. Teppotsavam is celebrated on Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi (Ksheerabdhi Dwadashi) at Pampa River. Annavaram Satyanarayanaswamy Temple is one of the famous Temples in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Though every day is a festival day […]

Tulsi Vivah Muhurat 2018 | Timings for Tulsi Shaligram Vivah 2018

Tulsi Vivah is an auspicious ritual observed in Kartik month. In 2018, Tulsi Vivah date on Chilku Dwadashi is – November 20. Tulsi Vivah on Prabodini Ekadashi is observed on 19 November and Tulsi Vivah on Kartik Purnima is observed on November 23. Generally, Tulsi Vivah is observed on Chilku Dwadashi, Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwadasi […]

Planets & Health: How do the Planets have an influence on our health?

The macrocosm and microcosm have a big connection. Each planet is aligned with a particular grain, color, shape, bird and animal. All these are connected; it is also connected to a particular part of the body. Even your fingers! Do you know, every finger is connected to a particular planet? It is an amazing science of […]

Kartik Shukla Dwadashi | Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi

Kartik Shukla Dwadashi | Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi (Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Seventh day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Twelfth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Dwadashi date is November 20. This day coincides with Shukla Dwadashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Vrat Udyapan | Karthika Masa Vratha Udyapanam

Kartik Vrat Udyapan (Karthika Masa Vratha Udyapanam) is observed on Kartik Purnima (Karthika Pournami). In 2018, Kartik Vrat Udyapan date is November 22. The pujas, all other rituals, rules and code during the month are called as Kartika Masa Vratam. There are certain rules and codes to perform Kartika Masa vrata. The Karthika Purana details […]

Rajashyamala Yagam by KCR, Telangana caretaker CM

Rajashyamala Yagam was performed by KCR, President of TRS and Caretaker Chief Minister of Telangana, on Sunday, 18 November 2018 and Monday, 19 November 2018. This Yagam was held at his farm house at Erravalli in Markook mandal of Siddipet district in Telangana. Ekaratri Deekshas were held in the night and Poornahuti on Monday at […]

Hindus dismayed on being excluded at Ireland President’s inauguration

Hindus were highly disappointed on not being included in the prayer service at the inauguration ceremony of the Ireland President Michael D. Higgins in Dublin Castle on November 11. The opening service at this ceremony reportedly included prayer by Christian, Islamic and Jewish representatives; besides a Humanist reflection. It was disheartening for the worldwide Hindus […]

Strength of Houses in a Horoscope

Strength of various Houses in a Horoscope are decided based on their position in the particular horoscope. The 12 Houses of horoscope are divided into four divisions – Kendra Houses, Tricona Houses, Dhushta Sthana and Upachaya Houses. Kendra Houses (Kendra Sthana) The 1st, 4th, 7th and 10th houses in a horoscope are called ‘Kendra’ houses. Planets occupying […]