Sankranti Special Trains 2018 | Secunderabad, Kakinada, Narsapur, Gudur

Special Trains

South Central Railway (SCR) is operating six special trains between Hyderabad-Kakinada Town, Secunderabad-Kakinada Town and Narsapur-Secunderabad stations during the Sankranthi season. Train No. 07001 Hyderabad-Kakinada Town Special Train will depart Hyderabad at 20:15 hours on January 14 and arrive at Kakinada Town at 07:25 hours on the following day. In the return direction, Train No. […]

TTD Calendar 2018, Diary on sale

TTD Calendar 2018, Diary on sale… TTD released calendar and diary for 2018. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateshwara in Tirumala, has released and commenced the sale of diaries and calendars of 2018. The various types of TTD calendars and diaries for the year 2018 are now available for […]

16 Famous Quotes of APJ Abdul Kalam

Here are the 16 Famous Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam on success, hope, failure, and all other aspects of life. 1. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” 2. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle […]

Chandra Darshan May 2017 (Jyeshta Month Chandra Darshanam)

May 27, 2017 is Chandra Darshan (Jyeshta Maasa Chandra Darshan). It falls in Jyeshta Month (Jyeshta Masam) as per all the calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. And it falls in Vaigasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Edavam Month of Malayalam calendar and Jyeshto Month of Bengali Panjika. Chandra Darshan is the appearance of […]

Pana Sankranti 2017 – April 15

15 April 2017 is Pana Sankranti (Odiya New Year, Meru Sankranti). According to the solar system the month is counted from ‘Sankranti’ to ‘Sankranti’ and in lunar system it is counted from ‘Purnima’ (Full-moon) to ‘Purnima’. Maha Visuva Sankranti is the first day of the month of ‘Baisakh’ as well as the solar year. This is also called ‘Jala Visuva Sankranti’ […]

Ekadashi Vrata Parana Timings, 12 November 2016

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 12 November 2016 (Time to break fasting of Ekadashi Vrata) is given here. On 11 November 2016, Prabhodini Ekadashi (Bodhana Ekadashi, Devotthapana Ekadashi, Ksheerabdhi Ekadashi, Kartik Ekadashi) is observed. And on 12 November 2016, Saturday, Ekadashi Vrata Paarana is observed. Vrata Paaran is breaking the fast of Vrata. Prabhodini Ekadashi – Dwadashi Parana Time on 12 […]

Swarna Gowri Vratha 2016 Puja Time, Auspicious Muhurtha for Gauri Puja

Shiva Parvati Ganesha

Swarna Gowri Vratha 2016 Puja Time, Auspicious Muhurtha on 4 September 2016 is given here with full details including Abhijit Muhurat, Varjyam, Rahukaalam, etc.. In 2016, Swarna Gowri Vratha date is 4 September, Sunday. In many places, Abhijit Muhurata is considered auspicious for performing any Puja. As per Telugu and Kannada calendars, the auspicious Time to observe Gauri Vratha […]

15 August 2016, 70th Indian Independence Day (Svatantra Divas Ki Shubhkamnaye)

15 August 2016 is the 70th Indian Independence Day (Svatantra Divas). Independence was the dream of crores of freedom fighters who had struggled several hundred years to achieve it. They had the success finally in 1947 on August 15. The Brirish rule in India was concluded on this day. The Sepoy Rebellion of 1857, Non-Cooperation […]

Varalakshmi Vratham, 12 August 2016 – Varamahalakshmi Pooja

goddess varalakshmi devi

12 August 2016 is Varalakshmi Vratham (Varamahalakshmi Pooja). It is observed on the Friday just prior to Rakshabandhan (Shravan Purnima – Rakhi Pournami festival). Varalakshmi Devi is a manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi Mata who blesses her devotees with happiness, wealth and prosperity. It is believed that those who observe Varalakshmi Vratham would be blessed with all […]

9 August 2016, Mangala Gauri Puja begins

Shiva Parvati Ganesha

On 9 August 2016, Mangala Gauri puja vrata begins in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. In North Indian Hindi calendars, Mangala Gauri Pujan has begun on 26 July. Mangala Gauri Vratham (Shravan Mangalavara Puja) is the most auspicious vrat dedicated to Goddess Gauri (Goddess Parvati), observed on Tuesdays in Shravan month. Know about Mangala Gauri Vrat […]

Aadi Perukku, 2 August 2016

2 August 2016 is Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu). It is one of the famous festivals of Tamil Nadu. It is observed on the 18th day of Aadi month. This festival is celebrated on eighteenth day of Aadi masam in Tamil calendar. Aadi Perukku festival is celebrated mainly by women in Cauvery delta region. Women celebrate […]

5 August 2016, Aadi Pooram

Shakti Ammal

5 August 2016 is Aadi Pooram festival in Tamil Nadu. Aadi Pooram is also celebrated in many parts of the world such as Singapore, Malaysia, USA, UK, Australia, etc.. It falls in Aadi month (July – August) as per Tamil calendar. It is celebrated on the day of Pooram nakshatram in Aadi Masam (Purva Phalguni Nakshatra). This festival is […]

2 August 2016, Aadi Amavasai (Amavasya in Aadi Masam)

2 August 2016 is Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu (Amavasya in Aadi Masam). The main ritual of Aadi Amavasai is Pithru Tharpanam vidhi. Offering shraddha rituals to dead ancestors (forefathers) is considered highly meritorious. It coincides with similar ritual in Kerala – Karkidaka Vavubali. Aadi Masam is considered inauspicious for any auspicious event but for Devata […]

Pradosham, 17 June 2016

17 June 2016 is Pradosham Shiva Pooja. This Pradosh Vrat falls in Shukla Paksha in Jyeshta month as per as per North Indian Hindi calendars & and in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendar. It falls in Aani Masam in Tamil calendar, Midhuna Masam in Malayalam Panchangam and Jyeshtho Month in Bengali Panjika. Shukra Graha Shanti / Shukra Dosha Nivarana Homam are […]

“Amrita Island” in USA

There is “Amrita Island” in the Barnstable County of Massachusetts state of USA. Thomas Baxendale (who made fortune in shoe business with his invention box-toe shoe) and his wife Esther Minerva reportedly purchased this island (in Squeteague Harbor in the village of Cataumet in the town of Bourne) in 1893, renowned for its ties to […]

Gurupushyamrut Yoga: 12 May 2016

12 May 2016 is Gurupushyamrut Yoga. On 12 May 2016, Gurupushyamrut Yog begins at Sunrise (5.42 AM) and ends at 10.45 PM in the night. Gurupushyamrut Yoga (Guru Pushya Nakshatra Yog) is an auspicious period which falls on Thursday that coincides with Pushya Nakshatra. This Gurupushyamrit Yoga falls on Shukla Shashti in Vaishakh Month as per all […]

Gurupushyamrut Yog, 9 June 2016

9 June 2016 is Gurupushyamrut Yoga. On 9 June 2016, Gurupushyamrut Yog begins at Sunrise (5.38 AM) and ends at 7.31 AM on the same day. Gurupushyamrut Yoga (Guru Pushya Nakshatra Yog) is an auspicious period which falls on Thursday that coincides with Pushya Nakshatra. This Gurupushyamrit Yoga falls on Shukla Panchami in Jyeshta Month as per all Hindu lunar […]

Illinois’ Cook & Kane County boards & Rockford City Council opening with Hindu prayers

Meetings of Kane County Board, Cook County Board of Commissioners and Rockford City Council—all in Illinois (USA)—are opening with Hindu prayers on May 10, 11 & 16 respectively; containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Hindu scriptures before the County boards and City Council, […]

Cook County Board in Chicago opening with Hindu mantras

Board of Commissioners meeting of Cook County (Illinois), second most populous county in USA, will open on May 11 in Chicago with a Hindu prayer containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the County Board. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will […]

Kane County Board in Illinois opening with Sanskrit mantra

Kane County Board meeting in Geneva (Illinois, USA) will open with a Hindu prayer on May 10, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Hindu scriptures before the County Board. Starting in Sanskrit with Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra in Hinduism, he […]