Dhanurmasam Pooja at Skandagiri Temple, Hyderabad

Dhanurmasam Pooja is one of the auspicious events celebrated at Skandagiri Subramanya Swamy Temple at Hyderabad. In 2018-2019, Dhanurmasam Pooja begins on 16 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. Everyday, at 5.30 AM, special pujas will be performed to all the deities at Skandagiri Temple – Valli Devasena Sametha Subramanya Swamy, Adi Sankar, […]

Bhadrachalam Temple Dhanurmasam Utsavalu | Adhyayanotsavalu & Pagalpatthu Utsavalu

Adhyayanotsavalu and Pagalpatthu Utsavalu are celebrated in grand manner in Bhadrachalam Sri Ramachandra swamy Temple during Dhanurmasam. In 2018, Adhyayanotsavalu begins on December 8 and ends on December 28. Mukkoti Theppotsavam marks the end of Adhyayanotsavalu. Mukkoti Ekadasi and Mukkoti Dwadasi are celebrated with utmost fervor in the temple. Several lakhs of devotees are expected […]

Story: Origin of Guptakashi, History

What is the story behind the origin of Guptakashi? What are the legends mentioned in Puranas about Guptakashi near Kedarnath in Uttarakhand? As per the Hindu Scriptures, Guptakashi is one of the Sapta Kashis, Seven prominent Temples or holy places dedicated to Lord Shiva. The legend holds that subsequent to the Kurukshetra war of the […]

Dhanurmasam Pooja at Yadagirigutta Temple

Dhanurmasam Pooja is one of the popular rituals at Yadagirigutta Temple dedicated to Lord Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. In 2018-2019, Dhanurmasam begins on 17 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. In this month-long celebrations, Vaikunta Ekadashi and Adhyayanotsavalu are the popular rituals. It is a tradition for Vaishnava Temples to conduct Dhanurmasa Utsavalu throughout […]

Udayasthamana Pooja at Sabarimala Temple

Udayasthamana Pooja is of the special poojas held at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. And it is also considered as the busiest poojas at the temple, after Padi Pooja. Udayasthamaya literally means from sunrise to sunset. Hence it implies worship from sunrise to sunset. Udayasthamana pooja is conducted from dawn to dusk (from Nirmalyam to Athazha pooja). […]

Dhanu Pooja at Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple

Dhanu Pooja at Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple is one of the famous celebrations. In 2018, Dhanu Pooja begins on December 17. Dhanu Sankranti marks the beginning of Dhanu Masam in Hindu calendar. Mahapooja is performed at 7’0 clock in the morning throughout the month of Dhanu Masam. Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is one of the famous […]

Margasira Maasa Utsavam 2018-2019 at Kanakamahalakshmi Temple in Vizag

Margasira Masam utsavam in 2018-2019 at Kanakamahalakshmi temple, Vizag dates – December 13, December 20 and December 27 in 2018; January 3 in 2019. Celebrations and rituals are celebrated throughout the month of Margashiram at the temple. Actually, the Margashira Masostavam 2018 begins on 13 December. A month-long festivities are celebrated at the temple. Festivities […]

Jagdish Temple, Udiapur, Rajasthan

Jagdish temple, one of the largest temples of Udaipur, is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Ma Laxmi – one creator of the universe and other Goddess of prosperity and luck respectively. Jagdhish temple is very famous temple of Udaipur and located in City Palace Complex. The temple was built in 1651 AD by […]

Khatu Shyam Mandir, 11th century Temple in Rajasthan

Khatusyam temple is one of the famous temples of Rajasthan and belonged to the deity which is worshipped by the name of God Krishna (Syam). The deity, actually, is Barbarika who was the son of Ghatotkacha and worshipped by the name of Lord Krishna because of a boon given him by Lord Krishna. The main […]

Jagdish Temple, Vastu Sastra’s finest example

Jagdish temple is a very famous temple of Udaipur, Rajasthan. It is the temple which is one of the largest temples of the Udaipur and it is dedicated to God Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi. The temple is constructed in 1651 AD by the then ruler of Udaipur, Maharaja Jagat Singh I. It is constructed following […]

Udaipur Jagdish Temple – Abode of Chaturbhuja Vishnu

Udaipur is such a city of Rajasthan state of India which comprises a large number of small-big and old-new temples of much importance. Although entire Rajasthan is housed with a large number of Hindu temples, yet Jagdhish temple which is one of the largest temple of Udaipur located here in the City Palace Complex of […]

Khatushyam Temple, Rajasthan

Khatushyam temple is a very famous temple which is dedicated to lord Krishna and located at Khatu town of Sikar district of Indian State Rajasthan. Actually the temple belongs to Barbarika, son of Ghatotkack, who obtained a born from the Shri Krishna that he, in Kalyuga, would be worshipped by the name of Shri Krishna […]

History of Kalika Mata Mandir, Chittorgarh Fort

Kalika Mata temple is an ancient temple of Ma Kali or Bhadra Kali, it is located in the Chittorgarh fort between Victory tower and Padmini palace. In 18th century, Bappa Rawal constructed here a temple dedicated to God Surya (Sun) which was destroyed by the Allauddin Khilji, then in 14th century, it was reconstructed and […]

Karauli Kaila Devi Temple – Mahatva (Significance)

Kaila Devi, a Hindi temple, is situated on the bank of Kalisil River in the Karauli district of Indian state Rajasthan. It is located in the hill of Trikut which is 2 km to the north west of Kaila village. The Goddess of prosperity and wealth, Maha Laxmi, here is known and worshipped as Kaila […]

Kalika Mata Temple Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Kalika Mata is one of the famous temples of Rajathan located within the Chittorgargh fort and also one of the 51 Shaktipeeths. It is an ancient temple which is visited by thousands of devotees every day. Kalika Mata temple, as name intimates, is dedicated to Ma Kali also known as Bhadra Kali who is believed […]

Govind Dev Ji Temple, Jaipur

Temple of Lord Shri Govind Dev Ji is a very famous Hindu temple situated in City Palace Complex of Jaipur of Rajasthan. As Lord Krishna is known by many names through his devotees, Govind is also one of the famous names of Lord Krishna so the temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The king Sawai […]

History of Govind Dev Ji Temple

Lord Shri Govind Dev Ji’s temple of Jaipur Rajasthan has a very prominent place as the other important temples of Lord Krishna in Vrindavan Mathura or rest of India. As the image of Lord Shri Govind Dev Ji, according to popular legend, is said to be exactly as lord Krishna was, because it was drawn […]