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Ashtabandhana Mahasamprokshana at Valmikipuram Temple

The ancient temple Lord Sri Pattabhirama swamy located in VALMIKIPURAM, about 100km from Tirupati, is gearing for four-day event of Ashtabandhana Samprokshana from March 21 to March 24 with Ankurarpanam on March 21. The schedule of the event: 21 March 2019 – Acharya Vachanam, Vishvaksena Aradhana, Punyahavachanam, Rakshabandhanam, Mrutsangrahanam, Vasthu Homam, Ankurarpana. 22 March 2019 […]

Anantavaram Temple Brahmotsavams 2019

Anantavaram Temple Brahmotsavams 2019.. The Annual Brahmosavam of TTD sub temples, Sri Venkateswara Temple at Anantavaram, Tullur Mandal of Guntur district will commence from March 19 will end on March 22. The annual brahmotsavams in Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Anantavaram will be observed from March 19 to 22 by TTD. The important days includes […]

Pournami Garuda Seva of 20 March 2019 Cancelled

In connection with float festival on March 20, the Pournami Garuda seva remains cancelled on Wednesday. ISSUED BY PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI మార్చి 20న పౌర్ణమి గరుడసేవ రద్దు తిరుమల, 2019 మార్చి 18: ప్రతినెలా పౌర్ణమినాడు నిర్వహించే శ్రీవారి గరుడసేవను మార్చి 20వ తేదీన టిటిడి రద్దు చేసింది. తిరుమ‌ల శ్రీ‌వారి ఆల‌యంలో మార్చి 16వ తేదీ నుండి శ్రీవారి తెప్పోత్సవాలు జరుగుతున్న విషయం విదితమే. […]

భక్తులకు అందుబాటులో శ్రీ వికారి నామ సంవత్సర పంచాంగం

శ్రీ వికారి నామ సంవత్సర పంచాంగాన్ని తిరుమల, తిరుపతిలోని టిటిడి పుస్తక విక్రయశాలల్లో అందుబాటులో ఉంచడమైనది. దీని ధరను రూ.55/-గా టిటిడి నిర్ణయించింది. టిటిడి ప్రతి ఏడాదీ ప్రతిష్టాత్మకంగా పంచాంగాన్ని ముద్రించి భక్తులకు అందజేస్తున్న విషయం తెలిసిందే. ఈ పంచాంగాన్ని టిటిడి ఆస్థాన సిద్ధాంతి శ్రీ తంగిరాల వేంకటకృష్ణ పూర్ణ ప్రసాద్‌ సిద్ధాంతి రచించగా వైఖానసాగమ పండితులు ఆచార్య వేదాంతం విష్ణుభట్టాచార్యులు పరిష్కరించారు. మొత్తం 60 వేల ప్రతులను టిటిడి ముద్రించింది. వచ్చేవారం నుండి దేశవ్యాప్తంగా ఉన్న […]

Holi at Bhadrachalam Temple – Muthyala Talambralu Preparation, Dolotsavam, Vasantotsavam

‘Muthyala Talambralu’ for Bhadrachalam Sri Sitarama Kalyanam are prepared on Phalguna Pournami (Holi festival), Full Moon day in Phalguna Masam in Telugu calendar. In 2019, preparation of Muthyala Talambralu is being done on March 21. Talambralu is sacrificial rice with kumkum, turmeric powder, gulal, other scented items. Talambralu is a very important ritual in Hindu […]

Spiritual Significance of Hoisting of Gudi on Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa

What is the Spiritual Significance of Hoisting of Gudi on Gudi Padwa? Why Gudi is hoisted on Gudi Padwa? Gudi Padwa is the Hindu New Year Day that falls on the first day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu Lunar month of Chaitra that is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada. This day has natural, historical […]

Best Month for Srisailam Darshanam | Auspicious Time for Visiting Srisailam Temple

Srisailam Temple

Which is the best month for Srisailam Temple Darshanam? Which is the best and auspicious month to visit Srisailam Shiva Temple / Srisailam Bhramarambika Temple? Having Darshanam of Srisailam Temple in any month is very auspicious. And the list of merits are mentioned here.. Srisailam Temple Darshanam in Chaitra Masam – Sakala Shubha Prapti & […]

Hindu prayer opens Syracuse City Council in Utah 1st time in 84 years

Syracuse City Council in Utah opened its March 12 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its establishment in 1935, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. […]

Utah’s Vineyard City Council started day with Hindu mantras 1st time

Vineyard City Council in Utah opened its March 13 meeting with Hindu prayers in Sanskrit for the first time since its incorporation in 1989, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayer. Sanskrit […]

How Yoga Can Transform Your Life

Life always moves towards perfection. Just like how water flows down and fire goes up, the nature of life is to move towards perfection, to move towards something bigger and something higher. Often people say that the mind is wavering, but the mind is not wavering. The mind is the wave. It is moving towards […]

Kottha Amavasya

Kottha Amavasya, what is Kottha Amavasya? When is Kottha Amavasya? Rituals and customs of Kottha Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh. Kottha Amavasya is a No Moon day in Phalguna Masam in Telugu calendar. In 2019, Kottha Amavasya date is April 5. Kottha Amavasya is celebrated with utmost gusto at Sri Sri Nookambika Ammavari Temple or Sri Nookallamma Ammavaari Devasthanamu at Anakapalle. It […]

Panchang, 20 March 2019

Panchang of 20 March 2019 displays Tithi of 20 March 2019, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 20 March 2019. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, फाल्गुन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, पूर्व फाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, शूल योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:35 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:34 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha […]

Hindu Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Hindu Baby names are given here based on Nakshatra (birth star constellation), Rashi (Moonsign), the letter the name starts with and the baby names based on the meaning of a particular God / Goddess. As per few sastras (scriptures), the native of Ashwini Nakshatra is named with Chu, Che, Cho, La, Chey letters. In that […]

Srinivasa Kalyanam Story | Srinivasa Padmavathi Kalyanam

The fascinating story behind the marriage of Lord Sri Venkatewara (Lord Srinivasa / Balaji) with Goddess Padmavathi is elaborated here. The rishis headed by Kasyapa began to perform a sacrifice on the banks of the Gangas. Sage Narada visited them and asked them why they were performing the sacrifice and who would be pleased by […]

Parashurama Avatar – Purpose of Vishnu’s incarnation of Parashurama


Sri Parashurama Avatara is the sixth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Parashurama Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Describing Lord Vishnu’s incarnation as Parshurama, […]

Bharatavarsha, Kraunchdweep, Plakshdweep, Shalmaldweep, Kushdweep, Shakhdweep, Pushkardweep

Bharatavarsha has nine divisions named Indradweep, Kaseru, Tamraparn, Gamastiman, Nagdweep, Soumya, Gandharva, Varun and Yahadweep which is surrounded by the sea and has an expansion of 1000 Yojans. In the eastern part of Bharata, live Kirat whereas in the western part live Yavans. In the mid part of Bharata, live population of Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas […]

Bharatavarsha (Akhanda Bharat in Puranas)

Bharatavarsha, Akhanda Bharat in Puranas.. What is Bharatavarsha in Puranas? What was India called during Puranic age? Indian subcontinent in Puranas.. The landmass that is present between Himalayas and the ocean is known as Bharata. It has an expansion of 9,000 Yojans. It is populated by the descendants of Bharata. It has seven native mountains- […]