Pippalada Katha: Story of Pippalada (Atharva Veda Guru – Maharashi Dadhichi’s son)

‘Pippalada Katha’ is the story of Pippalada (Atharva Veda Guru and Maharashi Dadhichi’s son). Many years ago, there used to be a sage named Dadhici. His wife was Lopamudra. Dadhichi’s hermitage was right next to the holy river Ganga. Lopamudra’s sister Gabhastini also used to live in the hermitage. Such was the sage Dadhichi’s powers […]

Madhvacharya Jayanti 2018

Madhvacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Madhvacharya, who is also known as Purna Prajna and Ananda Tirtha. In 2018, Madhvacharya Jayanti date is October 19. Popularly known as the ‘Dvaita Siddhanta Kartha’, who proposed and spread dualism, Dvaita school of Hindu philosophy, Madhvacharya was an important philosopher during Bhakti Movement. Sri Madhvacharya was […]

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman | Vallabhacharya Punyatithi

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman is the death anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2018, Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman date is July 14. Vallabhacharya has written sixteen stotras and compiled several commentaries on the Bhagavata Purana as Lilas of Lord Krishna. He is the last of the four great Vaishnava spiritual leaders. […]

Kabir Jayanti 2018

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2018, Kabir Jayanti date is June 28. Kabir Jayanti is observed on Jyeshta Purnima, Full Moon day in Jyeshta Month as per Hindu calendar. The followers of Sant Kabirdas take out big procession on this day […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2018, Kalidas Din date is July 13. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Philosophy of Sri Adi Sankaracharya

Sri Adi Sankara wrote Bhashyas or commentaries on the Brahma Sutras, the Upanishads and the Gita. The Bhashya on the Brahma Sutras is called Sareerik Bhasya. Sankara wrote commentaries on Sanat Sujatiya and Sahasranama Adhyaya. It is usually said, “For learning logic and metaphysics, go to Sankara’s commentaries; for gaining practical knowledge, which unfolds and […]

Sant Ravidas Punyatithi 2018

Ravidas Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint-poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2018, Sant Ravidas Punyatithi date is April 15. Guru Ravidas was a North Indian poet-sant of the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. He was venerated as a Guru (teacher) in the […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2018

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2018, Dev Damodar Tithi date is April 17. Dev Damodar Tithi falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian calendar. It is the first day following Vaishakh Amavasya. Damodrdev was contemporary of Sankardeva […]

Vallabhacharya Jayanti 2018 | Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanthi

Vallabhacharya Jayanti 2018, Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanthi 2018 date. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2018, Vallabhacharya Jayanti date is April 12. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is observed on […]

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi

akkalkot swami samartha

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi (Punya Divas) is the Maha Samadhi day of Akkalkot Niwasi Shri Swami Samartha who is also known as Swami Samartha Maharaj. In 2018, Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyadivas date is April 14. It falls on Krishna Trayodasi in Chaitra Month as per Marathi, Kannada & Telugu Calendars and in Vaishakh […]

16 Famous Quotes of APJ Abdul Kalam

Here are the 16 Famous Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam on success, hope, failure, and all other aspects of life. 1. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” 2. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle […]

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti 2018

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Sai Teun Ram, the popular Hindu Guru of 19th century. In 2018, Sai Teun Ram Jayanti date is July 1 as per Hindu Calendar and July 6 as per English Gregorian calendar. Sai Teun Ram was born on the bank of the holy river, Sindhu, […]

Surdas Jayanti 2018

Surdas, a 14th-century saint-poet, who was known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Surdas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the Sri Krishna Bhakta. In 2018, Surdas Jayanti date is 20 April. According to some historians, Surdas was born on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Vaishakh Month in North Indian traditional calendar. Surdas was a […]

Ravidas Jayanti 2017 | Guru Ravidas Jayanti in 2017

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint and poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2017, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date is February 10. Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Purnima, Full Moon day Magh month (January – February). Recital of Akhand Paath, special Aarti, and Nagar […]

Sant Eknath (Sri Eknath Maharaj)

Sant Eknath was one of the most prominent Marathi Saint who was also a scholar and a great poet famous for his inspiring Eknathi Bhagavatha. Eknath was born in 1533 in Paithan in Maharashtra in a Brahmin family. He was the grandson of Sant Bhanudas who had brought the image of Panduranga from Vijayanagar to […]

Meherbaba Jayanti 2016

Meherbaba Jayanti 2016, Avatar Meherbaba Jayanti in 2016.. Meher Baba was born as Merwin Sheriar Irani on 25 February 1894 in a Zorastrian family at Pune, Maharashtra. Since childhood, Meher baba has the attraction towards spiritual matters. Avatar Meherbaba Jayanti date is 25 February. On 31 January 1969, Meher Baba left his physical abode. The […]

Tailang Swami Jayanti 2016

Tailang Swami Jayanti, birth anniversary of Trailanga Swami (Telang Swami) falls on Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. In 2016, Tailang Swami Jayanti date is January 20. Tailang Swami was a Hindu Yogi known for his spiritual powers who lived in Varanasi. According to many sources, Trailanga Swami lived to be 280 years old, residing at Varanasi between […]

Tribute to Dr Abdul Kalam

Its a tribute to Dr Abdul Kalam from Hindupad.com. Sand Sculptor Mr Tarani Prasad Misro made a sand sculpture of Dr Abdul Kalam as a tribute to the Guide and Philosopher of Modern India. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian scientist who served as the 11th […]

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Passed away

Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam passed away on 27 July 2015 at Bethany Hospital, Shillong due to heart failure after having collapsed during a lecture he was giving at IIM Shillong. Government declares 7 days of national mourning following APJ Abdul Kalam’s death. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (Listeni/ˈæbdʊl kəˈlɑːm/; 15 October 1931 – 27 July […]

Purandaradasa’s dedication towards God

Wealth that has come to one’s hands must be rededicated for service to God Himself even as water from a reservoir absorbed by the cloud is returned to the same source. The process of developing detachment is however very difficult. Purandaradasa, an eclectic mystic of the 15th century, discarded his entire fortune at the age […]