Navratri 2016- a period of prayers, boons, miracles and invoking Goddess Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati

Sharadiya Navratri 2016 - 01st October 2016 to 10th Oct 2016 Navratri 2016 Subh Muhurat 2016 – 1st Oct 2016 Navratri Sthapana/Ghatsthapana Muhurat or Navartri 1 Day Puja Timing Navratri Day 1 – October 1, 2016 – Ghatsthapana – Navratri Begins Ghatasthapana Muhurta = 06:17 to 07:29 Duration = 1 Hour 11 Mins Ghatasthapana Muhurta falls on Pratipada Tithi Ghatasthapana Muhurta falls during ...Continue Reading...

Navratri Maa Durga- the 9 forms of Godess Durga for worship

Navratri Maa Durga- the 9 forms of Godess Durga for worship-  Sharadiya Navratri 2016 - 01st October 2016 to 10th Oct 2016 Worship Divine Mother in all her 9 forms and gets the boons. As everybody knows that Mother has no limit for boons and when her childs asks she will shower with all the boons which we never imagined. Remember these lines from Durga Sapthshati- Ya devi sarva bhutesu, ...Continue Reading...

How to make a Green Ganpati- This Vinayakar Chaturthi- Ganesh Chaturthi 2015

In 2016, Ganesh Chaturthi or Pillayar Chaturthi is on the Monday, September 05th Each year environmentalists and activists become aggressive and active to promote the making of the Eco-friendly idol/Vigraha of Lord Ganesha during the most touted festival of Western India - the Ganesha Chaturthi. It falls on the fourth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Bhadhrapada (August -September). In ...Continue Reading...

Vinayakar Chaturthi- Ganeshji

Vinayakar Chaturthi will be celebrated the world over on Monday, September 05th 2016 The All Prevalent, the all pervading, the all knowing and the most benevolent deity Ganesha, preaches the meaning of family, community, commerce and dharma that shape our lives, as well as in our culture. Being the most present Lord Ganesha is the Lord of beginnings, guiding the practical aspects of our lives ...Continue Reading...

Pola or Baille Pola- Festival of Ox and Bullock in Maharashtra, India

Baille Pola or Simply "Pola" is celebrated more in the rural part of India, mostly the agrarian parts like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh where the Ox and Bullock is still a symbol of possession and luxury for any farmer. It is celebrated with great fervor on the Pithroti Amavasya, the new moon day in Shravan month (August – September).  In 2016, the date of Pola Amavasya is September 01st 2016. On ...Continue Reading...

Janmashtami- Krishna Ashtami- Gokulashtami- Birth of Shri Krishna, Krisna, Krsna

Janmashtami - 25th August 2015 Shri Krishna the embodiment of love, valor, energy, youthful exuberance, naughtiness, devotion to mother and motherland and most of all the incarnate of Lord Vishnu took human form on the midnight on the Ashtami or the 8th day of the Krishnapaksha or dark fortnight in the Hindu month of Shravan (August-September). This auspicious day is called Janmashtami. Indian ...Continue Reading...

NAGA-PANCHAMI

NAGA-PANCHAMI- SIGNIFICANCE Nag Panchami is on the 7th August 2016 Naga Chaturthi falling on the 4th day during the bright fortnight of auspicious Sravana Maasa followed by Naga Panchami on the next day is celebrated as Naga Devatha festival. Serpent God Aadi Sesha is the presiding Deity for Panchami thithi. It is a festival celebrated every year in honour of Snakes. It is considered as highly ...Continue Reading...

CHATURMASA SANKALPA SLOKAS

GLORY OF CHATURMASAM - CHATURMASA SANKALPA SLOKAS.... Varaha purAna says..... asti priyatamaH kAlashchAturmAsyAbhido mama | snAnaM vrataM japo homastatrAnaMtaguNaM smR^itaM || maseShvanyeShu yatkiMchith kriyate mama toShaNaM | tasmAtkoTiguNaM puNyaM mAghe makarage ravau || tato.api koTiguNitaM vaiShAkhe mAsi labhyate | tato.apyanaMtaguNitaM chAturmAsye na saMshayaH || The period of ...Continue Reading...

Guru Purnima 2016 – Full Moon in the month of Ashada in the constellation of Sagittarius

Guru Purnima 2016 is on 19th July, Tuesday गुरु ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णु: गुरुदेव महेश्वर: । गुरु साक्षात्परब्रह्म तस्मैश्री गुरुवे नम: ।। Guru takes an individual to light from darkness. In simple words, he can be called the mass of knowledge. On this day, disciples offer puja (worship) or pay respect to their Guru (Spiritual Guide). It falls on the day of full moon, Purnima, in the month ...Continue Reading...

Narasimha Jayanti 2016 – 20th May 2016

Narasimha Jayanti 2016 is on May 20 Friday Narsimha Jayanti is another important festival among the Hindus and is celebrated on Vaisakh Chaturdashi (14th day) of the Shukla Paksh. Narsimha is the fourth incarnation of it Lord Vishnu where he appeared as a man-lion that is the face was like a lion and the trunk was like a man. He had killed demon Hiranyakashipu on this day. All Lord Vishnu ...Continue Reading...