Rituals and Pooja

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, […]

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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. […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Vat Savitri Puja Date (15 May 2018): Here’s what married women need to do

In Indian culture, Vat Savitri has been given importance just like Karwa Chauth. After completing Vat Savitri fast, Savitri defeated Yamraj to save her husband Satyavan’s life. In India, Vat Savitri fast will take place on May 15, 2018. The fast is observed by married women for longevity and well-being of their husbands. Married women […]

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Shani Jayanti 2018: Date, Significance, Pooja Vidhi, and all you must know

This year Shani Jayanti will be celebrated on May 15, 2018. As per Hindu tradition, son of Lord Sun and Chhaya, Lord Shani was born on Jyeshth Krishna Amavasya.  The Shani Jayanti festival is very important  who have been suffering from Lord Shani’s effects. As per rituals, on this festival, devotees should perform a special […]

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