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Ranga Panchami 2015, Rangapanchami, Shimga in 2015

Holi is also celebrated as Ranga Panchami or Rang Panchami or Shimga in Maharashtra, Konkan regions, some Northern Karnataka districts, and some parts of Madhya Pradesh. In 2015, Ranga Panchami date is March 11. Holi date is March 5 & 6. Ranga Panchami falls on the fifth day after Holi Purnima or on Falgun Krishna […]

Papamochani Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Here is the Papamochani Ekadashi Vrat Katha.. There is a garden named Chaitrarath in Swarglok, where almost all Devtas go for relaxation and the rishis perform penance to please the Almighty. One day, Kamdeva wanted to take revenge on Rishi Medhavi and decided to disturb his penance. He sent Manjughosha, a dancer to distract the Rishi […]

Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

Birla Mandir Hyderabad

Birla Mandir in Hyderabad is a popular Temple dedicated to Lord Balaji (Venkateshwara Swamy). Birla Mandir is built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The construction of the temple took 10 years and was constructed in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission with the […]

Importance of 11 Pradakshinams at Chilkur Balaji Temple

What is the Importance of 11 Pradakshinams at Chilkur Balaji Temple? Chilkur Balaji Temple is the most popular Venkateshwara Temple which is also known as Visa God Temple. During a visit the devotee goes through the usual rituals of prayer, including 11 circumambulations of the inner shrine, and makes a vow. Once the wish is fulfilled […]

Holi Festival, 5|6 March 2015

Happy Holi 2013

5|6 March 2015 is Holi Festival, the festival of colours and joy. It is also celebrated as Falgun Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Madana Purnima, Dola Purnima, Hutashani Purnima, Gaura Purnima, etc in various places of India. Most of the North Indian communities celebrate Holi on 6th March. In South India, Holi festival is on 5th March. […]

5 March 2015, Purnima

5 March 2015 is Purnima (Falgun Purnima, Maasi Pournami, Holi Purnima, Hutashani Purnima, Dola Purnima Vrat). This Purnima is also popular as Holi festival. Gaura Purnima (Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti) is also celebrated on this day. This Full Moon is the last Purnima in Sri Jaya Hindu Year (2014-2015). Falgun Purnima begins at 8.57 PM on 4 March […]

Mars Transit 2015 | Mangal Gochar 2015

Mars Transit 2015 (Mangal Gochar 2015) is given here.. In 2015, Mars begins the journey in Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius) and ends in Tula Rashi (Libra). Mars is known as Mangal, Kuja or Angarak as per the Hindu Astrology. List of Mars Transit in 2015 Mars in Kumbha Rashi till February 12, 2015, Thursday (Mars transits […]

Nemali Venugopala Swamy Temple Brahmotsavam

Nemali Venugopala Swamy Temple Brahmotsavam is one of the popular temple festivals in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. In 2015, Nemali Brahmotsavam has begun on March 3 with Ankurarpana. The celebrations commenced with ‘ankurarpana’. The temple priests performed ‘ashtakalasa sthapana’ and presented new silk robes to the presiding deity. The temple will organise the celebrations till March […]

Holika Dahan, 5 March 2015

5 March 2015 is Holika Dahan for Holi festival (lighting of bonfire). Usually, it is observed a day prior to Holi festival or on the same day of Holi. The best time to perform Holika Dahan and to celebrate Holikotsav is in the night on 5 March 2015. The exact time for Holika Dahan would be […]

Holi Dhuleti 2015, Dhuleti 2015

Dhuleti or Holi Dhuleti, also known as Dhuleti Holi, is the day of playing with holi colours. The 8-day Holi festival ends this day. Dhuleti 2015 or Holi Dhuleti 2015 date is March 6 in India. This day is celebrated as Vasanatotsav in some North Indian Krishna Temples. Dhulivandan is celebrated on Dhuleti day in Maharashtra. […]

Baby Names on Sun God, Surya Bhagavan with Meanings

Hindu Baby Names on Sun God (Surya Bhagavan) with meaning are given here. The list includes the baby boy names and baby girl names related to Surya Bhagavan. Most of the Baby Names given here are taken from Sanskrit Scriptures like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads, etc. Sri Surya Sahasranamam Stotram, Sri Surya Ashtakam, Sri Surya Astottaram, […]

Revati Nakshatra Stotram – Daily Prayer for Revathi Nakshatra Natives

Revati nakshatra stotram is a daily prayer for Revathi nakshatra natives. Revati nakshatram is the last and 27th nakshatra in Hindu astrology. Chanting this stotram daily, Revati nakshatram natives would get rid of their debts, fears, sad mood, and unhappiness. They will be recharged with new zeal and power to do their work fearlessly. There […]

Uttarabhadra Nakshatra Stotram – Uthirattathi or Uthrattathi Nakshatra Stotram

Uttarabhadra nakshatra or Uttarabhadrapada, also known as Uthirattathi nakshatram in Tamil; Uthrattathi Nakshatram in Malayalam, is the 26th one in 27 nakshatrams in Hindu Astrology. Uttarabhadra Nakshatra stotram is a daily prayer for Uttarabhadra nakshatra natives to chant. Reciting this daily stotram (Nitya Parayana stotra) gives tremendous happiness, self confidence, and wealth for the natives […]

Lord Narasimha Swamy, Half-lion|Man incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Lord Narasimha

Lord Narasimha Swamy is an important Avatar of Lord Vishnu. This particular avatar is generally placed at the 4th of the 10 primary avatars of Vishnu. The consorts are Lakshmi and Narasimhi. The weapon used by this Lord is Chakra and Mace. It is to be noted that Narasimha is addressed as Nrusimha. The name […]

Hindu Baby Names on Lord Shiva with Meaning

Hindu Baby Names on Lord Shiva with meaning are given here. The list includes the baby boy names and baby girl names related to Lord Shiva (Shankar, Maheshwara). Most of the Baby Names given here are taken from Sanskrit Scriptures like Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads, etc. Sri Shiva Sahasranamam Stotram, Sri Shiva Ashtakam, Sri Shiva Astottaram, […]

Kshipra Ganapati: Ganesha in the quick acting Form

Kshipra Ganapati

Kshipra Ganapati is the tenth of the 32 forms of Lord Ganapati. Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu God worshipped in India and is believed to be the remover of all obstacles in the lives of his devotees. This form of the Lord is believed to satisfy the devotees immediately. In this […]