Ganpati 2019 | Ganapati Festival

Ganesha painting

Ganapati Festival is a 10-day Ganesha festival which begins on Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi) and ends with Ganesh Visarjan (Ananta Chaturdashi). In 2019, Ganapati Festival date is September 2. 10-day Ganapati Festival begins on September 2 and ends on September 12 with Ganpati Visarjan (immersion of Ganpati idol in water). The 10-day Ganpati festival gets […]

Eight Incarnations of Lord Ganesha

Eco friendly Ganesha idol

Eight Incarnations of Lord Ganesha are the eight Avatars of Ganapathi, who took these avatars to defeat eight weaknesses or negative forces of human beings. These weaknesses were­ arrogance, ego, desire, anger, greed, delusion, inebriation and jealousy. Let us have a look at these 8 incarnations.. 1. Vakratunda This is the first incarnation of Lord […]

Meaning of Panchamukhi Ganapati

Panchamukha Ganapati

What is the meaning of Panchamukhi Ganapati? We have five senses in our body: the sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing, and there are five elements in the creation: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether. There are five senses and five elements, so in this way there are five facets to God. So […]

Purnima: 20, 21 August 2013

Today, 20, 21 August 2013 is Purnima, Shravan Purnima, Rakhi Purnima, Rakshabandhan, Kajri Purnima Vrat. It is the Full Moon day in Shravan Month as per Hindu calendar. In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated as Avani Pournami (Avani Month Purnima), and in Malayalam calendar of Kerala, it is Chingam Velthuvavu (Chinga Month Purnima). According to […]