Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Festivals 2019-2020 | Pujas, Events

Here is the list – Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Festivals 2019-2020. The list includes the pujas and other events at the Kanchi Peetham. Scroll down for the list of festivals, pujas and events in each month.. MARCH 2019 3RD MARCH SUNDAY HH SRI SANKARA VIJAYENDRA SARASWATHI SWAMIGAL JAYANTHI, PRADOSHA PUJA 4TH MARCH, MONDAY MAHASIVARATHRI 7TH MARCH, […]

Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva

tulsi plant

Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva.. this sentence is mentioned in the Padma Purana. Once Kartikeya asked Lord Shiva about the holiest tree, which was capable of giving salvation. Lord Shiva replied The Tulsi plant is supreme among all the vegetations. She is very dear to lord Vishnu and fulfills all the desires […]

Best days for Hanuman Puja (Nakshatras & Tithis)

Hanuman Vratham

Here is the list of best days & Nakshatrams for Hanuman Puja in each month. In Chaitra Month, Pushya Nakshatra is the auspicious Nakshatra for Hanuman Puja. Like that, there are 12 Nakshatrams that are highly meritorious for Hanuman Puja in each month. The list of auspicious Nakshatras & Tithis in each month… Chaitra Month […]

Difference between Dvaita and Advaita Philosophy in Hinduism

“What is the difference between Dvaita Philosophy of Sri Madhvacharya and Advaita Philosophy of Sri Shakaracharya?” This is a question raised by a devotee at Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s satsang. Let us read Guruji’s reply to him… ‘Advaita’ is like quantum physics and ‘Dvaita’ is like chemistry. In chemistry you say there are these many […]

Spoken Words Can’t Be Retrieved

A farmer insulted his neighbor. Realizing his mistake, he went to the preacher to ask for forgiveness. The preacher told him to take a bag of feathers and drop them in the center of town. The farmer did as he was told. Then the preacher asked him to go and collect the feathers and put […]

Understanding the Source of Everything

Generally, a person with a philosophical mind is inquisitive to know what is the origin of all creations. At night he looks into the sky and naturally wonders what are the stars, how they are situated, who lives there, and so on. All these inquiries are quite natural for a human being, because he has […]

Story of King Nabhaga

King Nabhaga was refused of material wealth: Vaivaswata’s another son King Nabhaga advised his youngest son Junior Nabhaga to perform a sincere yagna in favour of the Planetary Heads since the junior Nabhaga received a raw deal by his elder brothers in the apportionment of the King’s wealth when the senior Nabhaga proceeded to Vanaprastha. […]

Significance of Gayatri Mantram

What is significance of Gayatri Mantram? What we get by chanting Gayatri Mantra and the importance of Gayatri Mantra is mentioned in any Puranas? To clear all these doubts, Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living explained the significance of Gayatri Mantra during his Satsang… Adi Shankaracharyaji, after having given all the knowledge he […]

How to deal with arrogant people in professional life?

How to deal with arrogant people in professional life? For this perplexing question, here is a simple remedy from Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living…. Boost their arrogance. If they are arrogant, there are two ways to deal with them. One is to just neglect them and ignore them. They will react very […]

Ego, Arrogance and Self-respect… Is there any difference between these three?

Ego, Arrogance and Self-respect… Is there any difference between these three? This is a question raised by a devotee in the Satsang of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living. For this, let us read the explanation from Guruji in his own words… There is no difference between ego and arrogance. ‘I am’ is […]

Naina Devi Aarti

Naina Devi Aarti is a famous prayer dedicated to Goddess Naina Devi. Nainadevi Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeethas (51 ancient, powerful temples of Goddess Shakti). Lyrics of Naina Devi Aarti…. Jai Ambe Gauri, Mayya Jai Shyama Gauri Tumko Nish-Din Dhyavat, Hari Brahma Shivri [1] Jai Ambe Gauri Maang Sindoor Virajat, Tiko Mrig-Mad Ko Ujjwal Se Dou […]

Significance of Panchamrita Abhisheka: Why were only these materials chosen?

What is the significance of Panchamrita Abhisheka: Why were only these materials chosen? To this doubt raised by a devotee in his Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar (Founder of Art of Living), explaining in his own words… These five are like nectar: Milk, Curd, Honey, Jaggery and Ghee. Though jaggery needs to be used, sugar is […]

Orthodox Superstitions in Hinduism… Are they Correct or Wrong?

How relevant are orthodox superstitions like the evil eye etc? Are they correct or wrong? For this doubt raised by one of his devotees during Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art of Living giving explanation in his own words….. The world of thoughts is a subtle world. There is some effect of all these and […]

Again become mouse: A Story for our Self Assessment from Srimad Bhagavatam

A mouse came to a saintly person: “Sir, I am very much troubled. This cat troubles me very much.” “So what you want?” “Let me become a cat.” “All right, you become a cat.” So he became a cat. Then after few days, he came back. “Sir, still I am in trouble.” “What is that?” […]

Margashira Lakshmi Vratha Katha in Telugu, Story of Margashira Thursday Lakshmi Puja

Here is the Margashira Lakshmi Vratha Katha in Telugu, the story of Margashira Thursday Lakshmi Puja. Margashira Lakshmi Vratham is observed on all Guruvar (Thursdays) in the month. In some areas, it is even continued till the first Thursday of Pushya Masam (Poush Month). Here goes the story…. Download Margashira Mahalakshmi Vratha Vidhanam in Telugu […]

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