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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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SRI SRINGERI MUTT -Sharannavaratri Utsava

SRI SRINGERI MUTT Sharannavaratri Utsava Live Daily 20th Sept -1st Oct 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM & 9:00Pm – 11:00PM Navarathri Utsava at Sringeri will be telecast live on Sri Sankara TV and devotees acrosss the world can behold the major events of Navaratri inclusive of the daily pujas by …

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GANESH CHATURTHI- 25TH AUGUST 2017- FRIDAY

GANESH CHATURTHI- 25TH AUGUST 2017- FRIDAY   Ganesh Chathurthi is celebrated as birth anniversary of Lord Ganesh. On Ganesh Chaturthi, Lord Ganesh is worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. It is believed that Lord Ganesh was born during Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. Currently Ganesh Chaturthi day …

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SWARNA GOWRI VRATA- 24TH AUGUST 2017- THURSDAY

Gowri Habba is a Hindu festivals dedicated to Goddess Gowri an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. It is a significant festival in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and it is observed a day before Ganesh Chaturthi. Goddess Gowri, a very fair complexion incarnation of Goddess Parvati, is worshipped on the day of …

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Akshayya Trutiya

Vaishakh Shuddha Trutiya – the 3rd day of bright half of Lunar Month Vaishakh is known as Akshayya Trutiya.  It is one of the 3½ Muhurta (Auspicious days).  New purchases like house, land, vehicle, Gold, Silver etc… starting new venture, business etc… is done on this day. Akshayya means the …

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Hanuman Jayanti

On the day of Chaitra Shuddha Paurnima (Full Moon Day) the birth day of Bajarangbali Hanuman is celebrated in Temples of Hanuman.  Especially those who take regular exercise in gymnasium; practice wrestling and play adventure sports are devotees of Lord Hanuman because he is the God of Strength. Lord Hanuman …

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Hindu Rituals

Why are these Hindu Rituals / Samskaras? Hindu Scriptures, places human species as a part of animal kingdom in lines with the modern evolutionary biologists and shows the way to divine and make human life sublime. All the activities of animals are directed towards i) food, ii) sleep, iii) procreation …

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Holi festival

Significance of Holi from puranas Holi is the festival of colors. This is observed in a grand fashion in India. However not many know the traditional significance of this festival. History of Holi After dakshayAga(1), shakti took the form of the daughter of the mountain king himavAn called pArvatI. From the early childhood she …

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