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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...

Vinayak Chaturthi (July 26, 2017) 0

Vinayak Chaturthi (July 26, 2017)

Lord Ganesha is the first deity to be worshipped in the Hindu pantheon as per the command of Lord Shiva. His function is to bestow auspicious and obstacle free beginnings to any venture. They...

Nag Panchami (28/7/2017) 0

Nag Panchami (28/7/2017)

Nag Panchami is a festival that is dedicated to the worship of Nagas (snakes) who are elemental beings in mythology. They were feared and worshipped. Lord Shiva is depicted in iconography ornamented by snakes...

Vinayak Chaturthi (July 12 2017) 0

Vinayak Chaturthi (July 12 2017)

Lord Ganesha has various forms or manifestations. His function is to bestow auspiciousness and an obstacle free beginning for any venture. Lord Ganesh is also known for knowledge and wisdom both being essential prerequisites...

Guru Purnima (July 9 2017) 0

Guru Purnima (July 9 2017)

Guru means teacher, a knowledgeable soul who can guide you on the path of knowledge, wisdom, wealth and success. Purnima refers to the full moon day. The moon is often associated with the mind...

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Pradosh Vrat (July 6 Thursday)

Guruvaar (Thursday) is governed by the divine energy of the Guru (teacher). Lord Shiva was known as the Adiguru/ Jagatguru (the first and the most supreme guru). Pradosha is a day auspicious to lord...

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Vinayak Chaturthi (June 27th)

Lord Ganesha is popularly known as Vignaharta (remover of obstacles). Iconography shows him as an elephant headed god with four hands and riding a mouse. In ancient India when traders had to travel to...