A brief history of Abhinavagupta

Abhinavagupta, born and lived between c. 950 and 1020 AD in India was the great philosopher and literacy critic. He was considered as the pivotal person in the Hindu histories of Scholastic philosophy, aesthetic theory and tantra. Abhinavagupta elaborated and gave many notable writings particularly on Pratyabhijna Philosophical theology. This was augmented by him for […]

Sri Jayathirtha Aradhanotsavam in Tirumala | 20-22 July 2019

TTD has made all arrangements for successful conduction of Sri Jayathirtha Aradhanotsavam at Asthana Mandapam, Tirumala from July 20-22, 2019. As a part of three-day event bhajan mandals from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra will participate in Dhyanam and Suprbatham in morning. The artists of Dasa Sahitya Project will present Sri Jayathirtha sankeertans, […]

Tulsidas Jayanti 2019 | Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti

Tulsi Jayanti (Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti) is the birth anniversary of Tulsidas, the Hindu poet-saint who was renowned for his devotion for Lord Rama. In 2019, Tulsidas Jayanti date is August 7. Tulsidas was born on Shukla Paksha Saptami in Shravan month. Tulsidas was born to Hulsi and Atmaram Dubey at Rajapur in Chitrakuta, a village […]

Goswami Tulsidas Punyatithi 2019

Goswami Tulsidas Punyatithi (Sant Tulsidas Punyatithi) is the death anniversary of Tulsidas, the Hindu poet-saint who was renowned for his devotion for Lord Rama. In 2019, Tulsidas Punyatithi date is July 20. According to many scholars, Sant Tulsidas was left his physical abode on Krishna Paksha Tritiya in Shravan month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Different sources […]

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman | Vallabhacharya Punyatithi

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman is the death anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2019, Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman date is July 4. Vallabhacharya has written sixteen stotras and compiled several commentaries on the Bhagavata Purana as Lilas of Lord Krishna. He is the last of the four great Vaishnava spiritual […]

Devraha Baba Punyatithi

Devraha Baba Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Shri Devraha Baba (Deoraha baba), who was popularly known as “Ageless Yogi”. In 2019, Devraha Baba Punyatithi date is June 29. It is celebrated in a grand manner in Mathura. According to sources, Devraha Baba left his physical abode on 19 May 1990, Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in […]

Sant Nivruttinath Punyatithi

Sant Nivruttinath Punyatithi is observed in Jyeshta Month of traditional Marathi calendar. In 2019, Sant Nivruttinath Punyatithi date is June 30. Sant Nivruttinath was the elder brother of Sant Gyandev, who is considered as great guru in Marathi devotional and spiritual kingdom. Sant Nivruttinath left his physical abode and entered into Samadhi on this day. […]

Guru Raghavendra Swamy

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Guru Raghavendra Swamy is a great Indian Saint of Madhwa Tradition who attained Jeeva Samadhi at Mantralayam. He has done lot of miracles to his devotees life. He is still existing in Physical body and doing MoolaramaPooja even today in the early morning hours at Mantralayam. Raghavendraswamy is not limited to a particular community alone. […]

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi

Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi. In 2019, Jhansi Ki Rani Lakshmibai Punyatithi date is June 9. Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858), born as Manikarnika; was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part of […]

Kabir Jayanti 2019

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2019, Kabir Jayanti date is June 17. Kabir Jayanti is observed on Jyeshta Purnima, Full Moon day in Jyeshta Month as per Hindu calendar. The followers of Sant Kabirdas take out big procession on this day […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2019, Kalidas Din date is July 3. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Philosophy of Sri Adi Sankaracharya

Shankaracharya

Sri Adi Sankara wrote Bhashyas or commentaries on the Brahma Sutras, the Upanishads and the Gita. The Bhashya on the Brahma Sutras is called Sareerik Bhasya. Sankara wrote commentaries on Sanat Sujatiya and Sahasranama Adhyaya. It is usually said, “For learning logic and metaphysics, go to Sankara’s commentaries; for gaining practical knowledge, which unfolds and […]

Sri Thyagaraja Swamy Jayanthi 2019 in Kakarla

Thyagaraja Aradhana

TTD is all set to observe Sri Thyagaraja Swamy Jayanthi festival on May 10 at Tirumala and in Kakarla, the native place of the saint musician. On May 10, the 252 Tyagaraja Jayanthi Mahotsavam will be observed in Tirumala in big way with eminent artistes hailing from across the country and presenting Tyagaraja Sankeertans in […]

Surdas Jayanti 2019

Surdas, a 14th-century saint-poet, who was known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Surdas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the Sri Krishna Bhakta. In 2019, Surdas Jayanti date is 9 May. According to some historians, Surdas was born on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Vaishakh Month in North Indian traditional calendar. Surdas was […]

King Indradyumna and Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri Jagannath Temple

In Satya Yuga there was a king named Indradyumna. He was a very powerful king as Indra himself. He was handsome, honest and truthful, learned in the shastras and the Vedas, and skilled in the use of weapons. His radiance put the sun to shame. Indradyumna was devoted to Vishnu. He once decided that he […]

Maharishi Parashara Jayanti

Maharishi Parashara Jayanti is the first appearance day of Parashara Maharshi, who was a Maharishi and the author of many ancients Hindu texts. In 2019, Maharishi Parashara Jayanti date is May 5. According to ancients texts, Maharishi Parashara was born or first appeared on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month of North Indian Hindi calendars […]

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi

akkalkot swami samartha

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi (Punya Divas) is the Maha Samadhi day of Akkalkot Niwasi Shri Swami Samartha who is also known as Swami Samartha Maharaj. In 2019, Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyadivas date is May 2. It falls on Krishna Trayodasi in Chaitra Month as per Marathi, Kannada & Telugu Calendars and in Vaishakh […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2019

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2019, Dev Damodar Tithi date is May 5. Dev Damodar Tithi falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian calendar. It is the first day following Vaishakh Amavasya. Damodrdev was contemporary of Sankardeva […]

Sant Ravidas Punyatithi 2019

Ravidas Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint-poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2019, Sant Ravidas Punyatithi date is May 3. Guru Ravidas was a North Indian poet-sant of the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. He was venerated as a Guru (teacher) in the […]

Annamacharya Jayanti 2019 | Annamayya Jayanti

Annamacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the saint poet Annamayya who composed and sung tens of thousands of sankeerthanas on Lord Sri Venkateswara. In 2019, Annamacharya Jayanti date is May 18. It is celebrated on Vaishakha Pournami day, full moon day in Vaishakha masam. TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam), and many other musical, cultural and […]