Auspicious Day

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Legend, Puja rituals and Muhurat timings of festival

Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular Hindu festival celebrated with great fanfare throughout India. It is a ten day festival which commences on the fourth day (Shukla Chaturthi) and ends on the fourteenth day (Anant Chaturdashi) of the waxing moon period. The re-birth of the elephant headed deity; Lord Ganesha is celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi. This […]

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Krishna Janmashtami: Birth story, puja and fasting rules; all you need to know

Krishna Janmashtami is a day of Lord Krishna, it is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India on Ashtami of Krishna paksh or the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapad.  Shree Krishna is considered as the one of the most powerful human incarnations of Lord Vishnu. He was born […]

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Raksha Bandhan: Celebrating the unbreakable bond of brother-sister love

The Festival of Love of brother and sister is Raksha bandhan, celebrated on the full Moon of Shravan Month. This time Raksha bandhan will be celebrated on August 26. In Northern India this festival is dedicated to the unbreakable love of brother and sister, and the prevalence of this festival has been described as centuries […]

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Guru Purnima: Worship the wise and remove darkness

In 2018, Guru Purnima will be celebrated on 27th of July. If a person has knowingly made any mistake, then he should apologize to his guru. The word ‘guru’ has its roots in the Sanskrit language, where ‘gu’ means darkness and ‘ru’ stands for the removal of darkness. In the Hindu scriptures, the glory of […]

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Nirjala Ekadashi: Why water-less fast is observed on this day

Nirjala Ekadashi is the holiest Hindu occasion falling on the 11th lunar day of the waxing fortnight of the Hindu month of Jyestha. This year it will be observed on 23rd June 2018. It is also known as Pandava Bhima Ekadashi. While on other ekadashis food is consumed, on Nirjala Ekadashi, an absolute fast is […]

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Akshaya Tritiya (April 18, 2018): Date, Time and Puja information; all you must know

Vaishakh Shukla Tritiya is known as Akshaya Tritiya. Akshay Tritiya means ‘na kshayti iti akshay’, i.e. which never decays is called Akshay. In astrology, it is considered auspicious and all kinds of work, including marriage, new house inauguration

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2018 Narasimha Jayanti Date, Time and its significance

Lord Vishnu is considered as an incarnation of lord Rudra. This avatar he took only to defend his beloved devotee Prahlada and punish the wicked Hiranyakashipu. Prahlada was born in the house of a wicked demon named Hiranyakhipipu. As a result of the teachings..

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Makar Sankranti 2018: Puja Vidhi and its importance, with Muhurat

Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival which is celebrated in almost all parts of India. It is a huge festival that falls on the Magh month of the Hindu solar calendar. Makar Sankranti is a solar event making it one of the few Hindu Festivals which falls on the same date.

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