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  • Maha Shivaratri - the day of convergence of divine powers of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti

    This is one of the most important legends related to the festival of Mahashivaratri. It tells us how Lord Shiva got married Shakti, his divine consort for the second time. According to legend of Shiv.....
    Updated on : 12/02/2018
  • Bhishma Ashtami

    Bhishma Ashtami falls during the Uttarayan, the holy half of the year when the sun is in its northward movement. Since Bhishma wished to die during Uttarayan, he chose to remain on the bed of arrows .....
    Updated on : 25/01/2018
  • Two famous Saraswati temples

    Sri Gnana Saraswathi temple,Basara Sri Gnana Saraswathi temple is at Basara on the banks of river Godavari is the only temple in South India dedicated to the Goddess of learning. The Saraswati tem.....
    Updated on : 24/01/2018
  • Ratha Saptami

    Ratha Saptami is symbolically represented in the form of the Sun God Surya turning his Ratha (Chariot) drawn by seven horses, with Aru?a as the charioteer, towards the northern hemisphere, in a north.....
    Updated on : 24/01/2018
  • Sahasra purna chandrodayam

    Sahasra purna chandrodayam is the celebration of a person's 1000th full moon during his or her life as a special occasion. This is a custom in India and Nepal. As the time between similar lunar phase.....
    Updated on : 29/11/2017
  • Devotion – The Key to Realise God

    The ultimate aim of human life is self-realisation by knowing who am I? All kinds of religious thoughts, theories, preaching and practices help human beings to reach this goal and nothing else. Just .....
    Updated on : 16/11/2017
  • Raskhan

    One of the most important devotees of Krishna Bhakti was Syed Ibrahim a Muslim who came to be known as Raskhan (b.1573). One of the remarkable features of Krishna Bhakti was that many Muslims compose.....
    Updated on : 07/11/2017
  • Vaikuntha Chaturdashi

    Vaikuntha Chaturdashi is observed on chaturdashi, the 14th lunar day of the waxing moon fortnight (shukla paksha) of the Hindu month of Kartik (November–December). The day is sacred to Lord Vishnu a.....
    Updated on : 02/11/2017
  • Nagula Chavithi or Naga Chaturthi

    Nagula Chavithi or Naga Chaturthi is an auspicious day to observe Naga Puja. Nagula Chavithi is observed on the fourth day (Chaturthi) after Deepavali Amavasya during Karthika masam. Nag Panchami and.....
    Updated on : 31/10/2017
  • Kansa Vadh

    Kansa Vadh is observed on the tenth day of the ‘Shukla Paksha’ in the month of ‘Kartik.’ Kansa Vadh marks the victory of good over evil. On this day Lord Krishna killed ‘Kansa’ and reinstated ‘King U.....
    Updated on : 30/10/2017