Story of Shambuka Vadha by Rama (Rama killing Shambuka)

Lord Rama

What is the Story of Shambuka Vadha by Rama (Rama killing Shambuka)? Padma Purana mentions the story of Shambuka Vadha as a conversation between Bhisma and Pulastya. Shambuka Vadha story goes like this.. After killing the demons king Ravana, Sri Rama returned to Ayodhya. Many sages had arrived there to bless him on the occasion […]

6 August 2013, Aadi Amavasai (Today)

Today, 6 August 2013 is Aadi Amavasai. It is the No Moon day in Aadi Month as per Tamil calendar. Pithru Tharpanam is performed on Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu. Hindus believe that the offerings they make during this period of 15 days starting from this new moon day would reach their forefathers and appease […]