Sharad Purnima 5th October 2017 0

Sharad Purnima 5th October 2017

Sharad Purnima also known as Kojagiri Purnima or Kumar Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on Purnima (full moon day) of the Hindu lunar month Ashwin (September / October). It is one of the...

0

Dussehra (30th September 2017)

Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th day of Navratri. This day marks the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana. Legend has it that Ravana, the mighty ruler was from the lineage of Lord Brahma....

Shardiya Navratri (The Nine Mukhi Rudraksha) 0

Shardiya Navratri (The Nine Mukhi Rudraksha)

Devi or the divine Goddess was considered to be the all-encompassing loving Mother of the Universe. Her name, presence and the Nine Mukhi Rudraksha was considered as protective amulets for her devotees. The Navadurga’s...

Rudralife: Navratri Celebrations Across India 0

Rudralife: Navratri Celebrations Across India

Navratri is a festival that celebrates 9 holy nights in which worshipping different forms of Goddess Durga. The scriptures call her the embodiment of strength and the destroyer of evil forces. “ Mahishasura Nirnashi,...

Vinayak / Sankashti Chaturthi (Sept 9 2017) 0

Vinayak / Sankashti Chaturthi (Sept 9 2017)

Vedas form the core of Hinduism and Lord Ganesh is the deity to be worshipped first according to Shastras. He is always worshipped first at the beginning of any ritual or rite. In fact...

anant-chaturdashi 0

Ananta Chaturdashi (Sept 5, 2017)

Ananta Chaturdashi is an auspicious day for Hindus. This day is dedicated to Lord Ananta (Vishnu). In sacred scriptures Lord Vishnu is addressed as Shunya (zero) and later on as Ananta (Infinite). Here he...

Rudralife: Sunday Pradosh (September 3 2017) 0

Rudralife: Sunday Pradosh (September 3 2017)

Pradosh is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is observed twice in the lunar month as per the Hindu calendar. A fast is observed on Trayodashi (13th day of Krishna Paksha –...

Ganesh Chaturthi (August 25th 2017) 1

Ganesh Chaturthi (August 25th 2017)

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival which is celebrated all over India. This festival is taken on to the highest level of splendor in Maharashtra. Lord Ganesh is worshipped first for obstacle free beginnings. He...

Solar Eclipse 0

Solar Eclipse

An eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when one object in the sky moves into the shadow of another. The term is most often used to describe either a solar eclipse, i.e. when...