Chhath Puja(छठ, छठी, छठ पर्व, छठ पुजा, डाला छठ, डाला पुजा, सूर्य षष्ठी) is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess ; Usha – wife of Sun God ) and especially celebrated in Bihar and UP Indian States. The Chhath Puja is performed in order to thank Surya for sustaining life on earth and to request the granting of certain wishes. This festival is observed by Nepalese people and Indian people along with their diaspora. The Sun, considered as the god of energy and of the life-force, is worshiped during...Read More
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Ganesha Chaturthi in 2017 will start on 25th August and end on 5th September. Read this post to get info on Ganpati puja Aarti, Date, Timings, Mantras. Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the Lord Ganesha, Son of Mahadeva and Devi Parvati. Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’ is observed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Time Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Time = 11:06 to 13:39 Duration = 2 Hours 33 Mins On 24th, Time to Avoid Moon Sighting = 20:27 to 20:43 Duration = 0 Hours...Read More
Hartalika Teej 2017 in India will be celebrated on Thursday, 24 August. Get all the info about auspicious date and time for Hartalika Teej puja and festivities in year 2017 in this post. Hartalika Teej is a Hindu Festival observed by Hindu women. It is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Hartalika Teej 2017: What Is Hartalika Teej? Hartalika is the amalgamation of two words ‘Harat’ and ‘Alika’, while Teej means the third day. Therefore, Hartalika Teej is celebrated on the third day of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. The day of Hartalika Teej is popular in the states of Madhya Pradesh,...Read More
The annual ‘Ramayana Month’ or Ramayana Masam started in Kerala Today and will continue till August 16th, one month in Total. Special Ramayana Patha, recital and classes will be held in major temples in Kerala as part of the beginning of the month. Ramayana is recited in all Lord Vishnu temples in Kerala during this period. It is a decade-old tradition that devotees, especially elders, recite “Adhyatma Ramayana” authored by medieval devotional poet Thunchath Ramanujan Ezhuthachan, in the next one month to mark the period. All of Devotee in Kerala make it a point to read The entire Ramayana written by one of the greatest Malayalam writers Thunjathu...Read More
Guru Gobind Singh was born in the year 1666 to the ninth guru of the Sikhs Guru Tegh Bahadur. He succeeded his father when he was just nine years old. His father had sacrificed his life to protect the religious freedom of the people. This year it is special as it marks Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary. Bihar is ready for grand celebration in Patna Saheb. Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday gurpurab is celebrated by many Sikhs according to the Nanakshahi calendar. Those who adhere to lunar tradition continue to observe his birthday on a different date each year. Nanakshahi calendar...Read More
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