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 […]

Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam in Madurai Temple

Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam is a jubilant festival held at Madurai Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple. As the name indicates this festival is conducted in Vaigasi Masam of Tamil calendar. In 2013, Vaigasi Vasantha Utsavam dates are – it begins on 15 May and ends on 24 May. In view of the `Vaikasi Vasantha Utsavam’ at the Meenakshi […]