Why is Ram Navami Celebrated

Why is Ram Navami Celebrated

The holy and auspicious event Rama Navami happens to celebrate the avatar of Lord Vishnu, Sri Rama. In every yuga, whenever there is harm to Dharma, God descends to Earth and protects it; he protects his people and sets the balance of nature back. In all the Yugas,...
Significance of Vasant Panchami

Significance of Vasant Panchami

Introduction Vasant Panchami marks the beginning of spring and end of winter. More importantly, Vasant Panchami refers to the celebration of Goddess Saraswathi, the Divine Goddess of Learning. People celebrate the festival of Saraswathi Pooja. It is also called Shree...
Birth Story of Rama

Birth Story of Rama

Introduction Rama is the seventh incarnation of Vishnu, the Supreme Preserver. The tyrant king of Lanka, Ravana wielded mighty powers and was troubling the Gods and holy saints, creating obstacles while they tried to perform sacred rituals. The Supreme Preserver...
The Story of Ravana

The Story of Ravana

Introduction: Ravana is popularly known as the demon king of Lanka, who plays a significant role in the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. He is also considered an ardent devotee of Shiva. Not many people, though, are aware of the different facets of Ravana. Ravana means the...

The Story of Hiranyakashipu and Prahlada

Introduction The Bhagavata Purana has it that the two demons, Hiranyaksha and his brother Hiranyakashipuwere Vishnu’s gatekeepers –Jaya and Vijaya. The two received a curse from the Four Kumaras. Later, they were born on earth as the demonic brothers. The Hiranyas...