Nevada Buddhists welcome New Year with ringing bells & Gayatri Mantra

Reno Buddhist Center in Nevada (USA) welcomed the New Year in a unique service at midnight with ringing of bells and recitation of Gayatri Mantra. Matthew Fisher lead the service and talked about “108 Impediments”; while Carole Ann Maupin lead the congregants in the song “Auld Lang Syne”; Shelley Fisher, Cathy Riordan and Matthew Fisher […]

Rasakalyani Vrata

Rasakalyani Vrata is an auspicious Vrata dedicated to Goddess Lalita Tripurasundari Devi. It is observed either on Shukla Tritiya in Vaishakh Month or Bhadrapada Month or in Margashirsha Month. On Rasakalyani Vrata, Goddess Lalita is offered Shodashopachara Pooja with milk, white flowers, honey, Tila, rice and fruits. Devotees offer food grains, vegetables, clothes, or money […]