Guru Purnima 2017 – Full Moon in the month of Ashada in the constellation of Sagittarius

Guru Purnima 2017 is on 09th July, Sunday 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...

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...

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

Navratri Maa Durga- the 9 forms of Godess Durga for worship-  Chaitra Navratri - 28th March 2017 - 05th April 2017 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, shanti ...Continue Reading...

Navratri 2017- a period of prayers, boons, miracles and invoking Goddess Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati

Importance Of Vasanta Navratri 2017 - 28th March 2017 to 05th April 2017 Vasanta or Chaitra Navratri is one of the most important festival of Hindus.  Devotees worship Maa Shakti, Goddess of cosmic power, during this time and wish to be bestowed by divine benediction from Goddess. Fasting and praying mark the Navratri celebrations. Goddess Shakti manifests herself in three different ...Continue Reading...

Maha Shiv Ratri 2017

Maha Shivratri 2017 is on 24th Feb. Nishita Kaal Puja Time = 24:08+ to 24:59+ Duration = 0 Hours 50 Mins On 25th, Maha Shivaratri Parana Time = 06:54 to 15:24 Ratri First Prahar Puja Time = 18:13 to 21:23 Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time = 21:23 to 24:33+ Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time = 24:33+ to 27:44+ Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time = 27:44+ to 30:54+ Mahashiv ratri 2017 Maha - ...Continue Reading...

Significance of Maha Shiva ratri 2017

Maha Shiva ratri is on 24th Feb 2017. Many verses have been written and many paeans have been sung for the BholeNath- Lord Shiva. I wish to tell you briefly how to please the Lord on this auspicious night, the night when he is granting boons aplenty to all who pray to HIM from the depths of their hearts. Shivaratri is the Great Night of Lord Siva, or the Great Auspicious Night. Through ...Continue Reading...

Simple Shiva-Parvati Pooja at home on Maha Shiva Ratri 2017

Continued from here: How to worship lord Shiva during Maha Shivaratri- 24th Feb 2017 Maha Shiva ratri 2017 is on 24th Feb, Friday. Friday, 24 February 2017 Shaka Samvat : 1938 Durmukha Vikram Samvat : 2073 Saumya Amanta Month : Magha Purnimanta Month : Phalguna Paksha : Krishna Paksha Tithi : Trayodashi upto 21:38 Nakshatra : Shravana upto Full Night Rahu Kalam : ...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...