Auspicious Day

Everything You Need To Know About Sharad Purnima 2018: Significance, Important Timings

Sharad Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on the full Moon day of the Hindu Lunar Month of Ashvin. It marks the end of Monsoon. This year it will come on 23rd October 2018 (Tuesday). There is traditional celebration of the Moon and it is also called as Kajaagari Purnima or Kumar Purnima.  This day, […]

Read More...

Navratri 2018: Know the nine forms of Goddess Durga

Goddess Durga who symbolizes strength or ‘Shakti’ is widely worshipped on the occasion of Durga Puja. The nine days of Ashvina is the most auspicious time and it is celebrated as Durga Puja. During Navratras, the nine forms of Goddess Shakti are worshipped on the nine different days. They are –Maa Shailputri, Brahmaachaareenee, Chandraghanta, Kushmaanda, […]

Read More...

Navratri 2018: Know Important dates, colours and story behind celebrating Navratri festival

There are several stories related to Navratri but there are two stories which are the most prevalent ones. Mahishasura, a demon worshipped Lord Shiva with full devotion. The lord got so impressed by his great dedication that he gave him a boon to not get killed either by man or by God. After getting a […]

Read More...

Navratri 2018 – Nine day festival of Maa

The Indian festival of Navratri has been derived from two words—Nav + Ratri, which means ‘nine nights’ in English. This festival is prevalent throughout India. It is a major festival celebrated by the Hindus in India with much pomp and gaiety. Hindus celebrate this festival to express their devotion to the goddess of power, Durga. […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

Batook Bhairav Jayanti: All you must know

Various gods and goddesses are there in Hindu religion, but Batook Bhairav is known to get pleased soon and gives blessing.  There is the description of 64 Bhairavas in Rudrayamal-Tantra. In Tantra, it is said that Bhairav was born from lord Shiva. Scholars say that Bhairav has been called as ‘Rudra’ also. Batook Bhairav is […]

Read More...