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  • vinayaka chaturthi

    Vinayaka Chaturthi

    Vinayaka Chaturthi is the festival celebrating the rebirth God Ganesha. The elephant-headed God has an interesting story. He was created in a completely human form by the Goddess Parvati. She moulded him from clay or the earth from her own body (versions vary) and gave it life. Ganesha is remembered with respect and gratitude by […]

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  • varalakshmi vratham

    Varalakshmi Vratham

    Varalakshmi Vratham is a celebration to satisfy the goddess Lakshmi, the associate of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who stipends helps (Varam). It is an imperative pooja performed by numerous ladies in the conditions of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and North Tamil Nadu. The Hindu celebration passing by the name ‘Vara […]

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  • avani avittam / upakarma

    Avani Avittam / Upakarma

    Avani Avittam / Upakarama is conducted once a year during the Shravana or Avitta Nakshatra of the Hindu calendrical month Sravana, when Brahmins ritually change their upanayana thread accompanied by relevant srauta rituals, making sraddha offerings to the rishis, whom Hindus believe composed the Vedic hymns. The day, also called sravana purnima “Full Moon of […]

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  • Aani Uthiram

    Aani Uthiram is considered as an auspicious day for the worship of Lord Nataraja (Lord Shiva). This special occasion falls on the day of Uthra nakshathra (star) in the Tamil Month of Aani. Aani Uthiram is celebrated in most Nataraja temples across the world, with a grand procession of the Lord organised at the famous […]

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  • vaikasi vishakam

    Vaikasi Vishakam

    Vaikasi Vishakam is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Murugan. It is celebrated during Visakam Nakshatra in Tamil month Vaikasi. Vaikasi is the second Solar month in Tamil Calendar and Visakam is the sixteenth star out of twenty-seven stars which prevails at least once in every month. Vaikasi month is known as Vrishabha month and Visakam Nakshatra […]

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  • Panguni Uthiram

    Panguni Uthiram : (பங்குனி உத்திரம் also known as Meena Uttara-phalguni in sanskrit) is a day of importance to Tamil Hindus. It falls on the day the moon transits in the nakshatram of Uttara-phalguni or Uthiram in the twelfth month of the Tamil calendar i.e. Panguni. It is the Purnima or full moon of the month of Panguni. […]

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  • Tamil Puthandu ( Mesha Sankranti )

    Tamil Puthandu – Mesha Sankranti is also known as Maha Vishuva Sankranti. According to Vedic astrology on this day the Sun enters Mesha Rashi or Aries Zodiac. This day marks the beginning of the New Year in most Hindu Solar Calendars. In Tamil Nadu when Sankranti takes place after sunrise and before sunset the year […]

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  • sri rama navami

    Sri Rama Navami

    Sri Rama Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya.It is celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra month. Ram Navami falls on the ninth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Chaitra (April/May) (8 days after Yugādi) and coincides with Vasant Navratri or Chaitra Durga […]

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  • karadayan nombu

    Karadayan Nombu

    Karadayan Nombu also known as Savitri Nombu Vratam is a festival celebrated by married women, who pray for the well being of their husbands while the unmarried ones pray to get an ideal life partner. It is similar to Karva Chauth celebrated in North India. On this day, women offer prayers for the longevity and well being of […]

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  • maha shivaratri

    Maha Shivaratri

    Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva. The name also refers to the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance.There is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, on the month’s 13th night/14th day, but once a year in late winter (February/March, or Phalguna) and before the arrival of Summer, marks Maha Shivaratri which […]

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  • makara sankranthi

    Makara Sankranthi

    Makara Sankranti or Maghi or simply Sankranthi, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to the deity Surya (sun). It is observed each year in the lunar month of Magha which corresponds with the month of January as per the Gregorian calendar and is a day the people of India and Nepal celebrate their harvest. It marks the first day of the […]

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  • vaikuntha ekadasi

    Vaikuntha Ekadasi

    Vaikunta Ekadashi is a special Ekadasi. It coincides with Mokasada Ekadasi and PutradaEkadasi, but not every year, and sometimes once a year. It’s generally associated with Shukla Paksha (i.e. 11th lunar day) of the Maghasisha month (Dhanu/Margazhi). The Vaishnava (Worshipers/Followers of Vishnu) sect believes that ‘Vaikunta Dwaram’ or ‘the gate to the Lord’s Inner Sanctum’ is […]

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  • Deepavali

    Deepavali or Diwali is the Indian festival of lights, usually lasting five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November). One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance”. This year, Diwali will be observed on November […]

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  • navaratri

    Navaratri

    Navaratri ( 07th Oct – 15th Oct) is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights (and ten days) and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian cultural sphere. Theoretically, there are four seasonal Navaratri. However, in practice, it is the […]

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  • மஹாலய ச்ராத்த நிரூபணம்

    மஹாலய ச்ராத்த நிரூபணம்

    மஹாலய ச்ராத்த நிரூபணம்: ஸ்ம்ருதி முக்தா பலம்: வ்ருத்த மனு: பாத்ரபத மாஸத்தின் கிருஷ்ண பக்ஷம், சூரியன் கன்னியில் இருக்கும்பொழுது அது ‘மஹாலயம்‘ எனப்படும். அவ்விதம் ‘கஜச்சாயா‘ என்றும் சொல்லப்படும். மார்கண்டேயர்: சூரியன் கன்யா ராசியை அடைந்திருக்கும் பொழுது பார்வண விதமாக ச்ராத்தம் விதிக்கப்படுகிறது. ப்ரதமை தன லாபத்தை கொடுக்கும், த்விதீயை ப்ரஜையை கொடுக்கும், த்ருதீயை இஷ்டமான வரனை கொடுக்கும், சதுர்த்தி சத்ருக்களை அகற்றும், பஞ்சமியில் செய்பவன் சம்பத்தை அடைவான், ஷஷ்டியில் செய்பவன் புகழத் தகுந்தவனாவான், சப்தமியில் […]

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  • mahalaya paksham (pitru paksh)

    Mahalaya Paksham (Pitru Paksh)

    Mahalaya Paksham is a special half month (15days)  dedicated to making an offering to express our gratitude to all the previous generations of people who have contributed to our life. MAHALAYA PAKSHA: SEPTEMBER 21st 2021 – OCTOBER 06th 2021 Hindu mythology is rich in its legacies and traditions. Of the many rites, rituals, festivals and ceremonies, […]

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  • gokulashtami

    Gokulashtami

    Gokulashtami is merely another name for Krishna Janmashtami, the date of Krishna’s birth. Krishna is considered an avatar of the god Vishnu and his birth anniversary is considered a day to be celebrated by most Hindu’s and his worshippers. According to Hindu belief, when the world getting engulfed with evil, god himself will take on […]

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  • devi atharvashirsha (श्रीदेव्यथर्वशीर्षम्)

    Devi Atharvashirsha (श्रीदेव्यथर्वशीर्षम्)

    श्रीदेव्यथर्वशीर्षम् ऊँ सर्वे वै देवा देवीमुपतस्थुः कासि त्वं महादेवीति ॥१॥ साब्रवीत्- अहं ब्रह्मस्वरूपिणी । मत्तः प्रकृतिपुरुषात्मकं जगत् । शून्यं चाशून्यम् च ॥२॥ अहमानन्दानानन्दौ । अहं विज्ञानाविज्ञाने । अहं ब्रह्माब्रह्मणी वेदितव्ये । अहं पञ्चभूतान्यपञ्चभूतानि । अहमखिलं जगत् ॥३॥ वेदोऽहमवेदोऽहम्। विद्याहमविद्याहम्। अजाहमनजाहम् । अधश्चोर्ध्वं च तिर्यक्चाहम् ॥४॥ अहं रुद्रेभिर्वसुभिश्चरामि । अहमादित्यैरुत विश्वदेवैः ।अहं मित्रावरुणावुभौ बिभर्मि । अहमिन्द्राग्नी […]

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  • bhauma ashwini

    Bhauma Ashwini

    Conjuction of Ashwini star on Tuesday Devi Suktham is considered to be very important from Rig-Veda, the mantras 1 to 8 of 125th sukta of the 10th Mandala. Devi Atharvashirsha is a link between philosophy (Darshana) and techniques (Tantra). It is a tradition to recite it before Durga Saptashati. If one recites Devi Atharvashirsha or Devi […]

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  • aadi pooram

    Aadi Pooram

    Aadi Pooram, many Vaishnavite temples conduct Homams and Poojas (rituals for worship). Aadi Pooram is celebrated with grandeur at Srivalliputtur, the birthplace of Andal. This festival is also celebrated at Srirangam Temple for 10 days. On the 10th day, the divine marriage of Andal and Lord Ranganathar (Lord Vishnu) is celebrated. It is believed that […]

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  • prayer for recovering stolen things

    Prayer for recovering stolen things

      Kartha veeryarjuna was a king of Hehaya dynasty. He is believed to be the incarnation of Vishnu Chakra. It seems Chakra was proud and Lord Vishnu wanted to teach him a lesson. He did this by killing him with his own incarnation , Parasurama. This stotra is believed to help us recover stolen or […]

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  • shanischara jayanthi

    Shanischara Jayanthi

    Shani Jayanti is marked as birth anniversary of Lord Shani. Shani Jayanti is also known as Shani Amavasya. Lord Shani is son of Lord Suryadeva and rules planet Saturn and weekday Saturday. Shani Jayanti is observed on Amavasya Tithi during Jyeshtha month according to North Indian Purnimant calendar. According to South Indian Amavasyant calendar Shani Jayanti falls on Amavasya […]

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  • navagraha stotra

    Navagraha Stotra

    Sri Navagraha Stotra is in Sanskrit and it is written by Maharishi Vyas. Sri Navagraha Stotra consists of nine mantras for nine planets. Sri Navagraha Stotra or Nava Graha Stotram is a prayer addressed to Navagrahas or the Nine Planets which is believed to have an effect on humans ups and downs.By reciting Sri Navagraha Stotra all troubles, difficulties […]

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  • narasimha jayanthi

    Narasimha Jayanthi

    Sri Narasimha is incarnation of Lord Vishnu and he is known as the ‘Protector’ who specifically defends and protects his devotees in times of need and distress. Ugram Viram Maha Vishnum is known as obstacle remover Narasimha mantra. Sri Narasimha Mantra is given below, Chant this mantra 108 times to get blessings and pray to […]

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  • adi shankara jayanthi

    Adi Shankara Jayanthi

    Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is observed as birth anniversary of Indian Guru and philosopher Adi Shankara. Adi Shankara was born in Kalady which is situated in Kerala during 788 C.E. and he was disappeared at young age of 32 in year 820 C.E. Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is observed on Panchami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha month […]

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  • akshaya trithiya

    Akshaya Trithiya

    Akshaya Tritiya is a very popular festival that the Hindus and Jains celebrate every year. It is considered as one of the most important days for Hindu community as it is the day of the birth of the Lord Parasurama. The Hindu community considers this day as a lucky day and believes that any venture […]

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  • shani pradosham

    SHANI PRADOSHAM

    SHANI PRADOSHAM Pradosham is an auspicious 3-hour period, 1.5 hours before and after the sunset, and is observed bi-monthly on the 13th day of every fortnight. The day is considered ideal for the worship of Lord Shiva and Nandi (Bull). When a Pradosham falls on a Saturday, it is called as Sani Pradosham. Lord Saturn, […]

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  • victory is there, where dharma is

    Victory Is There, Where Dharma Is

     Gandhari’s eldest son, Duryodhana, came to her for benediction. She did not say, “I pray for your victory!” or “Yours will be the victory!” She said, “Where there is Dharma, victory will be there.” She knew perfectly well that on the other side, in the other party, was Yudhishthira, the Son of Dharma, Dharma incarnate, […]

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