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What is the Supreme Power of this Universe?

What is the Supreme Power of this Universe? Gurji (Sri Sri Ravishankar: Art of Living founder) explains about the supreme power of the universe. Supreme Power is the simplest power. See, atom is everywhere, right? The whole universe is covered by atoms. Everything is made up of atoms. But an atomic power station is different. […]

How to tackle laziness ?

To tackle laziness, you should take a vow for a limited period of time. Next 20 days I am not going to be lazy. In between, if you become lazy then from that day onwards for another 20 days take a vow again, ‘I am not going to be lazy.’ Whenever you break a vow, […]

Purpose of Siddhis (Paranormal Powers)

What is the purpose of Siddhis (paranormal powers)? Siddhis are the paranormal powers that are mentioned in Scriptures and ancient books. Okay, when you want something, before the want arises if it is available to you, that is called siddhi. Suppose you want to get married and you don’t get anybody till you become 70, what do you […]

9 Days of Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri | 9 forms of Ganesha Pooja

9 Days of Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri, 9 forms of Ganesha Pooja – It is said in Ganesha Purana, Mudgala Purana and Matsya Purana that how in Durga Navaratri, nine forms of Goddess Durga (Navadurga / Navadevi) are worshipped, during Ganesh Chaturthi Navratri also, nine forms of Ganesha are worshipped. The main reason behind worshipped nine […]

Yajurveda Avani Avittam Procedure 2019 | Yajur Vedi Upaakarma Procedure with Maha Sankalpam

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Yajurveda Avani Avittam Procedure 2019, Yajur Vedi Upaakarma Procedure with Maha Sankalpam for 2019. Yajur Veda Avani Avittam or Yajur Vedi Upakarma is observed by Yajurvedi Brahmins in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. It is known as Jandhyala Purnima or Janeyu Purnima day in Telugu and Kannada respectively. Yagnopaveetha Dharana (changing the sacred […]

Don’t Carry Banned items in Tirumala, TTD appeals to devotees

The temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has appealed to the devotees not to carry banned items to Tirumala as it is legally crime as per AP Endowments Act of Article 30/1987. Carrying prohibited goods like cigarettes, tobacco, liquor, pan, meat, playing cards, revolver and other explosive material, miming birds and pets etc.are totally […]

Chaturmasya Deeksha by HH Tirumala Pedda Jiyangar, HH Tirumala Chinna Jiyangar Swamy

The pontiffs of Tirumala, HH Sri Periyakovil Kelviyappan Shadagopa Ramanuja Pedda Jiyangar Swamy along with his junior pontiff, HH Sri Narayana Ramanuja Chinna Jiyangar swamy will commence Chaturmasa Deeksha with utmost devotion on Sunday, the July 21, 2019. Chaturmasa Deeksha is one of the most important religious fetes followed by the saintly persons during the […]

Tiruvadipudi Utsavam of Andal Ammavaru in 2019

The Tiruvadipudi Utsavam of Andal Sri Godai in Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple will be observed from July 25 to August 3, 2019. During these days, there will be Tirumanjanam of Ammavaru between 6 am to 6:30 am and procession in four mada streets between 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Meanwhile on the last day there […]

Prudhvi Raj Balireddy is SVBC Chairman & Director

The government of Andhra Pradesh has appointed Sri Prudhviraj Balireddy as the Chairman & Director of SVBC, Sri Venkateshwara Bhakti Channel of TTD. Prudhviraj Balireddy, popularly known as 30 Years Industry Prudhvi, is a noted Telugu actor. ఎస్వీబీసీ ఛైర్మ‌న్ మ‌రియు డైరెక్ట‌ర్‌గా శ్రీ పృథ్విరాజ్ బాలిరెడ్డి తిరుపతి, 2019 జూలై 19: శ్రీ వేంక‌టేశ్వ‌ర భ‌క్తి ఛాన‌ల్ కంపెనీ ఛైర్మ‌న్ మ‌రియు […]

Kuchanpally Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple, Medak

Kuchadri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple is an ancient temple of Lord Balaji in Kuchanpally village of Medak district in Telangana. It is an abode of Sri Venkateshwara Swamy, and considered a divine destination for devotees and pilgrims. It is located on the western outskirts of the Kuchanapalli village, on a hillock. It is locally called as “Kuchadri”. […]

Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

Birla Mandir in Hyderabad is a popular Temple dedicated to Lord Balaji (Venkateshwara Swamy). Birla Mandir is built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The construction of the temple took 10 years and was constructed in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission with the […]

Yajur Veda Upakarma 2019 (Avani Avittam)

Yajur Veda Upakarma 2019 (Avani Avittam) is an auspicious for those who follow Yajur Veda Upakarma – Shukla Yajurveda / Krishna Yajurveda. In 2019, Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma date is 15 August and Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma is also 15 August. There is not much confusion with the date of Yajurveda Upakarma 2019, as almost all calendars […]

Chakrattalwar Sattumora 2019

The Chakrattalwar Sattumora and Sri Prativadi Bhayankara Annan Sattumora will be observed in connection with Andal Tiruvadipudi Nakshatrotsavam in Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati on August 1. In this connection there will be procession of deities from Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy temple. While in the evening the Appa Padi Prasadam which was brought from […]

Pratyahara in Ashtanga Yoga (by Maharishi Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras)

Pratyahara in Ashtanga Yoga (by Maharishi Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras)… Pratyahara means alternative food. It means to refrain or refuse from eating food that you usually have, and choosing something else to eat (referring to food more conducive to the body for spiritual practices). Our senses have a tendency to go outwards. To bring them […]

How to attain enlightenment (altered state of consciousness)

This is why we say, ‘Do meditation’. Why do we sing? So that there is activity in the right brain. And why do we discuss knowledge and logical things? So that there is activity in the left brain as well. That is why we have kept both, logic and music in satsang, so that there […]

Is there any real joyfulness? Joyfulness is an illusion in this material world

People think, “I can enjoy this material world very nicely. Everyone is having such a good time. There is no reason I can’t enjoy myself as much as they.” This idea is illusion because there is no real enjoyment in the material world. We may be very good-looking, famous, well educated, wealthy and powerful, and […]

Identity Crisis in Today’s world, Identity is a product of illusion

Everyone is seeking a common factor they can share with others of a similar mindset and in this way experience a sense of identity. The inherent problem in today’s modern society is that our identities are being defined by the body and mind. We live in a culture where our identity is established by the […]