History of Onam Festival

Story goes that during the reign of mighty asura (demon) king, Mahabali, Kerala witnessed its golden era. Everybody in the state was happy and prosperous and king was highly regarded by his subjects. Apart from all his virtues, Mahabali had one shortcoming. He was egoistic. This weakness in Mahabali’s character was utilized by Gods to […]

Onasadya: Grand feast of Onam

Onam is the state festival of Kerala. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and zest by the Malayalees all over the world. While Thiruvonam (the tenth day) is the most important day of the festival, the celebrations at some places continue until chatayam (twelfth day). The festival is marked by elaborate rituals, feast, socializing, games […]

Hamsaladeevi Venugopalaswamy Temple

Hamsaladeevi Venugopalaswamy Temple is an ancient temple in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The presiding deities of Hamsaladeevi Temple are – Sri Rukmini Satyabhama Sametha Sri Venugopalaswamy (Lord Krishna). The river Krishna branches in to two streams at Puligadda near Avanigadda. The eastern stream empties into the Bay of Bengal at Palakayi Tippa, 5 kilometres […]

Nritya Ganapati: The Dancing Ganesha

Nritya Ganapati

Nritya Ganapati is the fifteenth of the 32 forms of Lord Ganapati. Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu God worshipped in India and is believed to be the remover of all obstacles in the lives of his devotees. In this form the Lord appears in golden hue complexion in dancing posture on […]

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Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017

Vaikunta Ekadashi vrata is observed on Dhanur Masa Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or on the 11th day of bright fortnight during Dhanur Masam. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi dates are – 8 January and 29 December. Vaikunta Ekadashi of 8 January is Pushya Shukla Ekadasi day as per Telugu, Kannada and North Indian Hindi calendars. Vaikunta Ekadasi is […]

Singh Rashifal 2017-2018 in Hindi | सिंह राशि भविष्य २०१७-२०१८

नाम के अनुसार सिंह राशि: माँ, मी, मू, मे, मो, टा, टी, टू, टे नक्षत्र के अनुसार सिंह राशि: माघ नक्षत्र का चारों चरण; पूर्व फाल्गुनी नक्षत्र का चारों चरण; उत्तर फाल्गुनी नक्षत्र का प्रथम चरण| पाश्चात्य ज्योतिष के अनुसार सिंह राशिवाले वे है जो २३ जुलाई और २३ अगस्त दिनाक के बीच जन्म लिया है (सूर्य राशि)| भारतीय वैदिक ज्योतिष […]

Kark Rashifal 2017-2018 in Hindi | कर्क राशि भविष्य २०१७-२०१८

नाम के अनुसार कर्क राशि: ही, हु, हे, हो, ड, डी, डू, डे, डो नक्षत्र के अनुसार कर्क राशि: पुनर्वसु नक्षत्र का चौथा चरण; पुष्य नक्षत्र का चारों चरण; अश्लेषा नक्षत्र का चारों चरण| पाश्चात्य ज्योतिष के अनुसार कर्क राशिवाले वे है जो २२ जून और २१ जुलाई दिनाक के बीच जन्म लिया है (सूर्य […]

Mesh Rashifal 2018-2019 in Hindi | मेष राशि भविष्य २०१८-२०१९

नाम के अनुसार मेष राशि: चू, चे, चो, ला, ली, लू, ले, लो, आ (नाम राशि)  नक्षत्र के अनुसार मेष राशि: अश्विनी नक्षत्र का चार चरण, भरणी नक्षत्र का चार चरण और कृत्तिका नक्षत्र का पहला चरण|  पाश्चात्य ज्योतिष के अनुसार मेष राशिवाले वे है जो मार्च २१ और अप्रैल २० दिनाक के बीच जन्म लिया है […]

Pralayakala Veerabadra Swamy Temple, Bangalore

Sri Pralayakala Veerabadra swamy Temple is located in Bangalore Kavipuram Guddahalli, in Bangalore, Karnataka.  At present, the temple is managed by Sri Pralayakala Veerabadra Swami Devasthanam. The presiding deity of this shrine is Pralayakala Veerabadrar. The type of pooja performed in this shrine is known as Veera Saivagama. The shrine is approximately 500-1000 years old. […]

Vaikunta (Mukkoti) Ekadashi at Simhachalam Temple

Vaikunta (Mukkoti) Ekadashi at Simhachalam Temple is a grand festival to watch and experience. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi Uttara Dwara Darshanam date is January 8. As Uttara Dwara Darshanam (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam) is a special significant ritual on this day, tens of thousands of devotees throng Simhachalam Temple to have darshanam of Sri Varaha Lakshmi […]

Mukkoti Dwadashi 2017

Vishnu and Lakshmi

30 December 2017 is Mukkoti Dwadashi, Vaikunta Dwadashi. It falls on Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Dhanurmasam, Margali masam in Tamil calendar. 9 January 2017 was also celebrated as Mukkoti Dwadashi. Mukkoti Dwadashi is celebrated with utmost fervor in Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple and Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Temple in Andhra Pradesh. Mukkoti Pradakshinam, a ritualistic circumambulation of Tirumala […]

Ratangarh Mata Temple, Rampura in Datia district, Madhya Pradesh

Ratnagarh Mata Temple

Ratangarh Mata Temple is one of the famous Shakti Temple in Madhya Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 5 Km from Rampura village and 55 Km from Datia. This holy place is in dense forest and on bank of Sindh river. Every year thousands of devotee come to this temple to get blessing […]

Schedule of Arudra Darisanam 2018 at Chidambaram Natarajar Temple

Schedule of Arudra Darisanam 2018 at Chidambaram Natarajar Temple, Arudra Darisanam 2018 timetable at Chidambaram Natarajaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu. Chidambaram is one of the five holiest Shiva temples, each representing one of the five natural elements; Chidambaram represents Akasha (aether). The other four temples in this category are: Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara, Trichy (water), Kanchi Ekambareswara (earth) […]

Significance of Dhanurmasam in Telugu

Significance of Dhanurmasam in Telugu.. What is the importance of Dhanurmasam as per Telugu calendar? ధనుర్మాసాన్ని అత్యంత పవిత్రమైన మాసంగా భావిస్తారు వైష్ణవులు. ఈ నెల రోజులు అత్యంత భక్తి శ్రద్దలతో వేంకటేశ్వరున్ని పూజిస్తే కోరిన కోర్కెలు తీరుతాయని భక్తుల విశ్వాసం. అందుకే ఈమాసం మొత్తం  శ్రీవారి ఆలయంలో ప్రత్యేక పూజలు చేస్తారు. సూర్యుడు ధను రాశిలో ప్రవేశించడంతో ధనుర్మాసం మొదలవుతుంది. తిరిగి సూర్యుడు మకరరాశిలోకి ప్రవేశించే సంక్రాంతి రోజుతో ధనుర్మాసం […]

Poush Maas 2017-2018 in Gujarati Calendar

Poush month or Poush maas is the third month in traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Poush maas 2017-2018 starts on December 19, 2017 and ends on 16 January 2018. Same calendar is followed in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Poush maas is considered as inauspicious month for some kinds of Hindu rituals like marriages, […]

Poush Mahina 2017-2018 in Marathi Calendar

Poush mahina or Poush month is the tenth month in traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2017-2018, Poush mahina starts on December 19, 2017 and ends on 16 January 2018. Same calendar is followed in Gujarat, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Poush maas is considered as inauspicious month for some kinds of […]

Paush Purnima 2018 | Pushya Pournami

Paush Purnima is the Full Moon day in Paush Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2018, Paush Purnima date is January 2. Paush Purnima is also known as Shakambari Purnima. It marks the end of Shakambari Navratri. It is also celebrated as Shakambari Jayanti. Paush Purnima is also celebrated as Pushyabhishek Yatra in Sri Krishna […]

Dhanurmasa Vratam

Dhanurmasa Vratam is observed throughout the Dhanurmasam (From Dhanu Sankramana till the Makara Sankranti) by many devotees. In 2016-2017, Dhanurmasam begins on 16 December 2016 and ends on 13 January 2017. The importance or the significance of Dhanurmasa Vratam is mentioned in the Brahmanda Purana, Matsya Purana, Sri Bhagavatham and Narayana Samhita as a conversation […]

Veera Hanuman (Veera Anjaneya Swamy)

Veera Anjaneya Swamy (Veera Hanuman) is the second incarnation of Hanuman’s Navavatara (9 forms). This form holds Gadha (mace) with an expression of ready-to-battle. This Hanuman Avatara appears with Abhaya Mudra, but holds the mace pointing upwards and always in the position to punish the evil. Since this form expresses the strength and valor of Hanuman, it is […]