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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...

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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...

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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...

Shani Pradosh (August 19/2017) 0

Shani Pradosh (August 19/2017)

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 and...

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71st Independence day (15th August 2017)

History has a unique way of repeating itself. In ancient texts the tyrannical Tripurasur had placed a dark shadow of cruelty over the universe. Lord Shiva heard the pleas of his devotees and their...

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Janmashtami (14th August 2017)

Janmashtami celebrates the birth of the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. Mythology popularized him as Lord Krishna also lovingly known as Govinda. On Janmashtami the idol of Baal Krishna (infant Krishna) is worshipped with...

Vinayak Chaturthi (August 11 2017) 0

Vinayak Chaturthi (August 11 2017)

Lord Ganesha; the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is invoked first before offering prayers to any other deity in the Hindu pantheon. The first 16 forms of Lord Ganesha are known as...