Good months for construction of home, When to start constructing house?

Which months are good to start constructing houses? What is the best time for construction of homes? Here are some details about when a home should be built? Among all 12 Hindu months, 4 months are best months to start construction of houses. And 3 months are to avoid starting or planning for constructing homes. […]

Daily Panchangam August 2014 – Tithi, Nakshtram, Yogam, Shubh Muhurats in August 2014, Auspicious Days, Time

Daily Panchangam August 2014, Hindu daily calendar August 2014, gives daily Hindu astrology details like tithi, nakshatra, yoga, and shubha muhurathams and timings in this month. August 2014 coincides with Shravan Month & Bhadrapada Month in North Indian Hindi calendars; Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars; Shraban Month & Bhadra Month in Bengali calendar; Aadi Masam & Avani […]

Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja Procedure, VarMahalakshmi Pujan Vidhi with Mantras, Items list

Here is the detailed varalakshmi vratham pooja procedure or method with puja vidhi with mantras, list of items required, Sankalpam, Lakshmi Ashtottram, thorabandhana mantram, vayana daana mantram, etc.. The procedure includes Anga Puja, Shodashopachar Puja, Thoragrandhi Puja, Mantra Pushpam, Thorabandhanam, Vayana Vidhi, Varalakshmi Vratha Katha, etc. Items or things required:  Face of Goddess Lakshmi (available in […]

Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Muhurtham 2014, Best Time for Varadlakshmi Vrat

Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Muhurtham 2014, Best Time for Varadlakshmi Vrat 2014. In 2014, Varalakshmi Vratham date is August 8. Swathi Nakshatram and Visakha Nakshatra (Vishakham) coincides on this day. Varalakshmi Vratham is an auspicious puja dedicated to Goddess Varamahalakshmi. It is observed in Shravan Month, the Friday prior to Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Purnima – Shravan Purnima). […]

Varalakshmi Vratham in Tiruchanur Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

Varalakshmi Vratham in Tiruchanur Padmavathi Ammavari Temple is a grand celebration. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, TTD, makes all arrangements to accommodate thousands of devotees in the temple on the eve of the puja. In 2014, Varalakshmi Vratham date in Tiruchanur Padmavathi Ammavari Temple is August 8. This is observed as ‘Samuhika Varalakshmi Vratham’, the mass observance where […]

Varalakshmi Vratham in Kerala

Varalakshmi Vratham Sankalpam

Varalakshmi Vratham (Varmahalakshmi Puja) is widely observed in Kerala. In 2014, Varalakshmi Vratham in Kerala is on August 15. It is widely observed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Orissa, and many other parts of North India. It was on August 16 in these states. Varalakshmi is an aspect or form of Goddess Lakshmi. […]

Varalakshmi Vratham 2014: Varalakshmi Puja, Varamahalakshmi Vratham

Varalakshmi Vratham 2014, Varalakshmi Puja 2014 date, Varamahalakshmi Vratham in 2014 in Shravana Masam. When is Varalakshmi Vratham in 2014? Varalakshmi Vratam, Varalakshmi Puja, VarMahalakshmi Vratham is an important Lakshmi pooja in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & Orissa. In 2014, Varalakshmi Vratham (Var Mahalakshmi Puja) date is August 8. VarLaxmi Vratam is observed […]

Hindus seek Heinz Australia apology for not divulging beef usage in drinks

Hindus are urging Heinz Australia to publicly apologize for hurting their feelings by not being open about the usage of beef in their juice/drinks production in the past. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that cow was held sacred by Hindus and was considered the seat of many […]

Vittal Pujan on Budhvar in Shravan Month

Budhvar (Wednesdays) in Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Vittal (Vithala of Pandharpur). In 2014, Budh Pujan dates are: July 30, August 6, August 13 & August 20. Vittal Pujan is observed on Wednesdays in Shravan Maas in Maharashtra and some parts of Karnataka (North Karnataka – Gulbarga, Bidar, Belgaum, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Gadag, and Koppal districts). […]

Budh Pujan in Shravan Month

Budh Pujan, a vrat dedicated to Lord Budha (Planet Mercury) of Navagrahas, is observed on Budhwar (Wednesdays) in Shravan Month. In 2014, Budh Pujan dates are: July 30, August 6, August 13 & August 20. It is mainly observed in Maharashtra and some places in Karnataka and Gujarat. Those who are suffering from the Budh […]

Mrityunjaya Homam

Lord Shiva Mrityunjaya Homam

Mrityunjaya Homam is performed to achieve victory over death. This Homa will safeguard you from all dangers and bless you with a long life. Lord Shiva is the chief deity of this powerful Homa. This Homa can be performed on any auspicious day. Benefits of Mrityunjaya Homam  Performing Mrityunjaya Homa will protect you from all […]

Gaya Mangala Gowri Temple, Mangala Gauri Shakti Peeth in Gaya Bihar

Gaya Mangala Gowri Temple in Bihar, mentioned in Padma Purana, Vayu Purana, and Agni Purana, is one of the Astadasa Shakti Peetha temples (18 prominent temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti). The present Mangala Gauri Temple dates back to 15th century. As per the legend of Shakti Peethas (Goddess Sati), the breast part of the Goddess […]

Samuhika Yagnopaveetha Dharana, Upakarma

Samuhika Yagnopavitha dharana

Samuhika Yagnopaveetha Dharana & Upakarma will be organised at Alkapuri Sri Sringeri Jagadguru Mahasamsthanam, Hyderabad on 10 August 2014. This event is conducted under the aegis of Dr Bachampalli Santoshkumar Shastri (Sringeri Sharada Peetham Asthana Pouranikulu, Pouranika Kesari). Timings 8 AM to 12 Noon, 10 August 2014 Venue Sri Sringeri Shankara Matham, Road number 11, […]

Mangala Gauri Puja Vratha Katha, Story

Mangala Gauri Puja

Here, find Mangala Gauri Puja Vratha Katha, the Story associated with Mangala Gauri Vratham. The story goes like this… Long long ago a boy who was studying under a guru went from house to house seeking alms. This was a tradition then and the Guru and shishya only took what was needed for the day. […]

30 July 2014, Andal Jayanti

Andal Devi (Godadevi)

30 July 2014 is Andal Jayanti / Aadi Pooram. It is celebrated widely in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala and Karnataka. The Pooram Nakshatram day in Aadi month is also celebrated as Andal Jayanti. Andal Ammal is believed as the incarnation of Goddess Shakti Devi. In 2014, it falls on Wednesday but when it […]