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Panchang | 18 February 2019

Panchang of 18 February 2019 displays Tithi of 18 February 2019, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 18 February 2019. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, पुष्य नक्षत्र, सौभाग्य योग, वणिज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:01 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:20 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:04 Chandrastama (Moonset)30:38 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 17 February 2019

Panchang of 17 February 2019 displays Tithi of 17 February 2019, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 17 February 2019. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वादशी – त्रयोदशी, पुनर्वसु नक्षत्र, आयुष्मान योग, तैतिल – कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:02 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:20 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:57 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:44 Today’s Panchangam Paksha […]

Panchang | 16 February 2019

Panchang of 16 February 2019 displays Tithi of 16 February 2019, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 16 February 2019. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, एकादशी, आर्द्र नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, बव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:02 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:19 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)28:45 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Lalkitab Remedies for Sun in 12th house

Lalkitab Remedies for Sun in 12th house, Ravi, Surya in 12th House – Lalkitab remedies. When Sun is alone in House No. 12, the native may suffer from head injury, afflicted relations with wife and trouble from enemies. When Rahu Ketu and Saturn are in House No. 1, the native will become poor and Sun […]

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple | Shaktipeetha Temple in Prayag

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple is one of the 18 Shaktipeetha Temples (Astadasha Shaktipeethas). It is 14th Temple in the list. The Goddess here is also popular as Alopi Mata (Maa Lalita). According to the legend of Sati, Hastanguli (Hand fingers) of the Goddess were fallen on this place. Bhairava of this Shakti Peetha is ‘Bhava’ and […]

Falgun Purnima 2019 | Phalgun Poornima, Holika Purnima

Falgun Purnima or Phalgun Poornima or Phalguna Pournami or Holika Purnima is the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2019, Falgun Poornima date is March 21. This auspicious day is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Lakshmi. During Falguna month, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped but Krishna Puja and Lakshmi Puja are […]

Lemon Diyas for Durga during Rahukaalam

Lemon Diyas for Durga during Rahukaalam – why we light Lemon Diyas for Goddess Durga during Rahukaalam? Rahu Kaala Lemon lamps Various types of rituals are performed at Shakti Temples. When we visit the Mata temple, we also perform some rituals. But when we visit the temple during Rahukaalam, we should light lemon lamps for the […]

Ekapada Trimurthi, Lord Shiva’s One-footed aspect

Ekapada Trimurthi

Trimurthi is the trinity of three deities Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Ekapada Trimurthi is the form of Lord Shiva where he is described along with Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu forming the trinity. In Ekapada Trimurthi aspect, the central leg of Shiva is more visible than other two smaller legs of Vishnu and […]

Draksharamam Sri Bhimeshwara Swamy Temple, Pancharama Shiva Temple at Draksharamam

Draksharamam Sri Bhimeshwara swamy temple, also known as Draksharama Bhimanatha swamy temple, is one of the Pancharama temples in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Draksharamam located at a distance of 28 kilometers from Kakinada, 50 kilometers from Rajahmundry, and 25 kilometers from Amalapuram. It was the abode of Daksha Prajapathi hence it has got […]

Story of Lord Shani (Shani Dev Katha)

Story of Lord Shani (Shani Dev Katha) is explained here. Lord Shani is one of the Navagrahas, nine planet Gods in Hinduism. As regards the birth of Shani, there are different stories. Foremost and accepted is the one in the ancient ‘Skanda Purana’ of ‘Kasi Khanda’ which is as follows. God Soorya was married to […]

Bhishma Tharpanam Procedure | Vidhi with Mantras, Slokas

Bhishma Tharpanam Vidhi, procedure with mantras, slokas, prayers, etc is given here. Bhishma Tharpanam is performed on Bhishma Ashtami. It is a grand tribute to the historical figure and a spiritual guru, Bhishma, who has revealed Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram to the world. Here is the procedure of Bhishma Tharpanam… Perform Sandhya Vandana nitya karmas in […]

Kumbha Sankranti 2019 | Kumbha Sankramana

Kumbha Sankranti or Kumbha Sankramanam marks the transition of Sun to Kumbha rashi (Aquarius) from Makara rashi (Capricorn). In 2019, Kumbha Sankranti date is February 13. Among the 12 Sankranti, Kumbha Sankranti is the eleventh and the second last Sankramana of Sun in a Hindu year. Kumbha Sankranti marks the beginning of Kumbha masam in Malayalam […]

Madhva Navami 2019 | MadhvaNavami Puja

Madhva Navami or Madhwa Navami is observed on Magha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Magha month (January – February). In 2019, Madhva Navami date is February 14. This festival is celebrated as the day on which Madhvacharya entered into Badarikashrama. On this day, it is believed that Madhvacharya started his ‘Prayana (journey) to Badrinath […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2019

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 16. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Bhishma Ashtami 2019 | Bheeshma Astami

Bhishma Ashtami or Bhishmashtami is observed on Shukla paksha Ashtami in Magh month (January – February). In 2019, Bhishma Ashtami date is February 13. Bhishma is known as the Kuru Vamsa Pitamaha (grandfather of Kaurava) and is described as the Lords of the Lord by Sri Krishna. As per the Mahabharata, Bhishma laid himself on […]

Bhishma Ekadashi at Antarvedi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Bhishma Ekadashi, also spelt as Bheeshma Ekadasi, is observed on Magha Shukla Ekadashi, the eleventh day in Magha masam. In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 17. This festival is a grand event at Antarvedi Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, East Godavari district, in Andhra Pradesh. During the celebrations, Narasimha Swamy Kalyanotsavam (divine marriage celebrations of […]

How could Bhishma Pitamaha live so long and die at his own will?

You say the body is present only for a limited time. Then how could Bhishma Pitamaha (the great Grandsire of the Kauravas and Pandavas in the Mahabharata epic) in the Mahabharata live so long and die at his own will? To this question raised by a devotee in his satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art […]

Bhishma Dwadashi 2019

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2019, Bhishma Dwadashi date is February 17. Bhishma Dwadashi is an auspicious day during when devotees break their Bhishma Ekadasi vrat upvaas. It is believed that Pandvas observed the final rituals and rites for Bhishma pithamaha who died on […]