Important reasons to visit a Hindu temple

Ancient Hindu temples were chosen such that the location gave maximum positive benefits from magnetic and electric fields. Since devotees enter a temple barefoot, they benefit from the positive energy that enters the body through the feet. Another reason to enter barefoot is to keep impurities out of the sanctified …

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Sankashti Chaturthi -Angarki

Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha . Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvada. Sankatahara Chaturthi which falls on Tuesday is referred to as Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi. What is the reason behind it, why it is called as Angarika Sankashti and how it has got that name? Angarak was the …

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Significance of ringing the bell in a temple

Ghanta is the Sanskrit term for a ritual bell used in Hinduistic religious practices. The ringing of the bell produces what is regarded as an auspicious sound. Hindu temples generally have one metal bell hanging at the entrance and devotees ring the bell while entering the temple which is an …

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Importance Of Sri Lalitha Sahasranama Sthothram

  The Lalitha Sahasranamam is an extremely powerful chant.It is said that Devi Herself ordered that this chant should be propagated and spread. It is said it was given to Hayagriva an incarnation of Mahavishnu with the head of a horse  ,when Hayagriva was in thirst of getting liberation , …

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Significance of Shri Ram Navami

Sri Ramachandra appeared as the son of Dasharatha, the king of Ayodhya, who hailed from the dynasty of Maharaja Ikshvaku (also known as Raghu vamsha). Dasharatha had three wives: Kaushalya, Kaikeyi, and Sumitra, but he had no children. On the advice of Maharishi Vashishtha, the king performed a Putra Kameshti …

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Ekadashi 13th March 2018

Papmochani Ekadashi is observed during Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month according to North Indian Purnimant calendar and Krishna Paksha of Phalguna month according to South Indian Amavasyant calendar. However both North Indian and South Indian observe it on the same day. Currently it falls in month of March or April …

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Slokas for Children -ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಶ್ಲೋಕಗಳು

  ನಿಮ್ಮ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಈ ಶ್ಲೋಕಗಳನ್ನೂ ಕಲಿಸಿ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿತ್ವವೂ ವಿಕಾಸಗೊಳ್ಳಲಿದೆ ಈ ಶ್ಲೋಕಗಳು ಕೇವಲ ಪಠಣೆಗೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸೀಮಿತವಾಗದೇ ಸಮಾಜದಲ್ಲಿ ಎಲ್ಲರನ್ನೂ ಸಮಾನವಾಗಿ ತನ್ನಂತೆಯೇ ನೋಡಿ, ಗೌರವಿಸಬೇಕೆಂಬುದನ್ನೂ ತಿಳಿಸುವುದರಿಂದ. ಶ್ಲೋಕದ ಜೊತೆ ಜೊತೆಗೇ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿತ್ವವೂ ವಿಕಾಸಗೊಳ್ಳಲಿದೆ. ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಕಲಿಸಬಹುದಾದ ಸರಳ ಶ್ಲೋಕಗಳು ಇಂತಿವೆ ಓಂ ಸಹನಾ ಭವತುಃ ಸಹನೋ ಭುನಕ್ತುಃ ಸಹವೀರ್ಯಂ ಕರವಾವಹೈ ತೇಜಸ್ವಿನಾವಧೀತಮಸ್ತು ಮಾವಿದ್ವಿಶಾವಹೈ ಓಂ ಶಾಂತಿ ಶಾಂತಿ ಶಾಂತಿಃ ಶ್ಲೋಕದ ಅರ್ಥ ಹೀಗಿದೆ: …

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