Mahalaya Amavasya 2019

Mahalaya Amavasya 2019

What is Mahalaya Amavasya? This happens to be the New Moon day, which is observed on the last day of the 15-day period called Mahalaya Paksha. This fortnight is important for those who wish to appease their ancestors in the month of Ashwin (mid-Sep to mid-Oct). It is...
Narasimha Jayanthi

Narasimha Jayanthi

Scriptural Story of Lord Narasimha’s Birth Lord Narasimha is believed to be the most ferocious incarnation of Lord Vishnu. He came to earth to destroy evil forces. It is celebrated on Vaisakh Chaturdashi or the 14th day of the Shukla Paksha and devotees choose to fast...
Radha Ashtami Pooja

Radha Ashtami Pooja

What is Radha Ashtami Pooja? Goddess Radha is a friend, a great devotee of Lord Krishna. Radha Ashtami is the day of Goddess Radha’s birth. Radha Ashtami is also called Radha Jayanti or Radhashtami. It falls on the Ashtami tithi of Shukla paksha in the month of...
Vishwakarma Puja or Biswakarma Puja

Vishwakarma Puja or Biswakarma Puja

What is Chaitra Vishwakarma Puja? Chaitra Vishwakarma Pooja or Vishwakarma Pooja is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma. He is regarded as the architect and the craftsman of the Gods. He is the son of Lord Brahma. He is the one who...
Nag Panchami

Nag Panchami

What is Nag Panchami? Serpent worship is quite common in India. Nag Panchami is a special day to worship the Snake God, and is celebrated across India and Nepal. The word Nag means snakes and Panchami means the fifth day. Snakes are offered milk and rice and prayers...