Karkidakam Month 2020 begins today in Malayalam Calendar, Karkidakam Masam

Karkidakam Month 2020 has begun today, 16 July. Also known as, Ramayanam Masam, Karkidakam Masam (last or 12th month in Malayalam calendar of Kerala) ends on August 16. This month has great importance as this month is dedicated to dead ancestors. It begins on Karkidaka sankramana day, the day when Sun transits into Karkidaka rashi […]

Aadi Masam 2020 begins today, 16 July 2020

Today, 16 July, Aadi masam 2020 or Aadi month in Tamil calendar begins. Aadi masam ends on August 16. It begins on Karkataka Sankranti or on the day of Sun’s transition into Karkataka rashi (Cancer zodiac) from Mithuna Rashi (Gemini zodiac). Aadi masam is an inauspicious month as per the Tamil Astrology and religious history […]

Shani Transition 2013, 2014 – Saturn Transition Predictions, Sani Peyarchi, Shani Vakri, Effect of Shani on different Rashis or Moon Signs

Shani Transition 2013, 2014, Saturn Transition Predictions 2013-2014, Sani Peyarchi 2013-2014, Shani Peyarchi Palangal 2013-2014, Shani Panoti 2013-2014. Saturn Transit, Shani Sankramanam, Shani Peyarchi or Shani Gocharam means the Saturn’s transition from one Rasi (zodiac sign) to the next zodiac. Usually, Shani Transition occurs once in 2.5 years. In 2011-2014 periods, Shani’s transition is very […]

Telugu Calendar 2013 with Tithi PDF Download, Printable Telugu Calendar Panchangam 2013

Telugu Calendar 2013 with tithi PDF download or printable Telugu Panchangam cum calendar for year 2013 is here for free. The calendar includes the date, thithi, Ekadasi, Sankashti Chaturthi, Purnima, Amavasya dates, Telugu festivals dates, etc. This Panchangam cum calendar is based on the Amavasyant Telugu Panchangam followed in Andhra Pradesh. Note: Hindupad reserves all […]

Hindi in Texas school district welcomed by Indo-Americans

Indo-Americans have welcomed introduction of Hindi, official language of India, in Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District (HEBISD) headquartered in Bedford (Texas, USA) and urged it to offer other languages of India also. Distinguished Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, commended HEBISD for offering Hindi and urged school districts around the country to offer Indian […]

Purnima, 28 December 2012 (Today)

Today, 28 December 2012 is Purnima. It is Margashirsha Purnima, Full Moon day in Margashirsha Month as per Hindu calendar. Purnima begins at 1.26 PM on 27 December and ends at 3.48 PM on 28 December. It marks the end of Margashirsha Month in North Indian Purnimant calendars. Margashirsha Purnima has great significance in terms […]

Datta Jayanti, 28 December 2012

Today, 28 December 2012 is Datta Jayanti (Dattatreya Jayanti). Datta Jayanti falls on Margashirsha Purnima. Lord Dattatreya is believed as an incarnation of Trimurthi: Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Sri Datta was born to Anasuya and Atri Maharshi. To test the Pativrata dharma of Anasuya, Trimurtis went to her Ashram and asked her to offer […]

Arudra Darshan, 28 December 2012: Thiruvathirai Festival

Today, 28 December 2012 is Arudra Darshan, Arudra Darshanam, Thiruvathirai festival in Tamil Nadu. It falls on Thiruvadirai Nakshatra in Margazhi Month, mostly on Pournami tithi. Arudra Darshanam is celebrated with utmost gusto in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswar Kovil, Chidambaram Natarajar Swamy Koil and Uthirakosamangai Shiva Temple in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. 10-day temple festival is […]

Lalita Jayanti, 28 December 2012

Today, 28 December 2012 is Lalita Jayanti, Shodashi Mahavidya Jayanti, or Lalitha Tripurasundari Jayanti. It is the incarnation day of Goddess Lalitha. Lalita Jayanti falls on Margashirsha Purnima. Shodashi Mahavidya is referred to as the third Dashamavidya Goddess. Dasamahavidya are a group ten powerful manifestations of Goddess Shakti. Here you can read more about Lalitha […]

Church to be converted to Hindu temple in Maine

A Hindu temple is reportedly opening in a former Church in Westbrook (Maine, USA). This building, said to be built in 1840, which was formerly Universalist Church of Westbrook, has reportedly been bought by a Hindu group, but a date is yet to be fixed for temple opening. Meanwhile, distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a […]

Margashirsha Purnima 2012: Margashira Pournami

Margashirsha Purnima (Margashira Pournami) is the full moon day in Margashirsha Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2012, Margashirsha Purnima date is December 28. It marks the end of Margashirsha Month in North Indian Hindi calendars and brings the end of Margashira Shukla Paksha in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. Margashirsha Purnima is also […]

Bangalore Srinivasa Kalyanam in December 2012

TTD, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, will conduct Srinivasa Kalyanam in Bangalore on December 27 in 2012 in order to propagate Bhakti among people. The venue of Kalyanam is Sri Vasavi Kanyaka Parameshwari Devi Temple, Malleswaram. As part of Srinivasa Kalyanam, TTD organized it in many cities of USA, Canada, India early this year. Recently, TTD […]

Pradosh: 25 December 2012

Today, 25 December 2012 is Pradosh Vrat. It falls on Shukla Paksha Trayodasi in Margashirsha Month as per all Panchang followed in Amavasyant calendars and Purnimant calendars. It is also observed as Mukkoti Dwadasi and Vyanjan Dwadasi. This Pradosh Vrat falls in Margali Masam of Tamil calendar and Dhanu Masam of Malayalam calendar. Pradosh Puja […]

Hanuman Vratham, 25 December 2012

Today, 25 December 2012 is Hanuman Vratham. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Trayodasi in Margashira Masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and some parts of Maharashtra. During Hanuman vrata, Lord Hanuman is worshipped with Shodashopachar Puja, 16 steps of puja procedure. Hanuman Astottaram, Sundarakanda, Hanuman Chalisa, Hanuman Dandakam and many other Hanuman Stotrams are chanted […]

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir opens in California

The majestic and traditional “BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir” in Chino Hills (California, USA) is being inaugurated on December 23. The four-day festivities of Grand Opening Mahotsav reportedly included ceremonial prayers for world peace, murti-pratishtha, nagar-yatra through Artesia streets, kirtan-aradhana, cultural program, dedication assembly, etc. Said to be one of the largest Hindu houses of worship […]

Hindus greet Christians on Christmas

Hindus have sent early greetings to Christian communities world over for upcoming Christmas. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, expressed warmest greetings on the Christmas, wishing that it brought joy, happiness, blessings and cheer to all. Rajan Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, stressed that all […]

Hindus ask Diwali holiday in Allentown schools in Pennsylvania

Hindus want Allentown School District (ASD) in Pennsylvania (USA) to add Diwali, the most popular Hindu holy day, to the holiday calendar. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urging ASD to announce Diwali as school holiday, said that it was important for Hindu families to celebrate Diwali day together […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi: 23, 24 December 2012

Today, 23 December 2012 is Vaikunta Ekadasi & Mokshada Ekadasi. Also known as Mukkoti Ekadasi, Swarga Vathil Ekadasi, Vaikunta Ekadasi has great significance. Devotees visit the Presiding Deities in all Vaishnava Temples from North gate (Vaikunta Dwara / Swargadwaara / Uttara Dwaram). In many temples in Tamil Nadu including Srirangam Sriranganathar Temple, Tiruvallikeni Parthasarathi Temple […]

Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Sculpture for Vaikunta Ekadasi

Today, 23 December 2012, on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi, a renowned sand sculptor made a sculpture of Lord Balaji. Tarani Misro, a famous sand sculptor, from Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, has designed a sculpture of Lord Sri Venkateshwara Swamy on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi. 23, 24 December 2012 is being celebrated as Vaikunta Ekadasi […]

Early Trends in Himachal Pradesh Elections Results 2012

Early Trends in Himachal Pradesh elections results predict that there would be an edge for Prem Kumar Dhumal-lead BJP the state. EVM machines votes’ counting has begun at 8.30 AM and the early results have come in favor of BJP. Total number of assembly seats in Himachal Pradesh is 68. But as per the time […]