Maha Sankashti August 2015 | Sankatahara Chaturthi in August 2015


Sankatahara Chaturthi in August 2015 is known as Maha Sankashti or Maha Sankata Nivarana Chaturthi. Sankata Chavithi that falls before a fortnight (15 days) of Ganesh Chaturthi is very auspicious to worship Lord Ganesha. Maha Sankashti 2015 date is August 3, Monday. It falls on Shravan Krishna Chaturthi in North Indian Hindi calendars whereas in Nija […]

Goddess Vinayaki, Ganeshani – the Feminine form of Lord Ganesh


Goddess Vinayaki or Ganeshani, (Gajanani, Ganeshari or Vigneshwari), is the feminine form of Lord Ganesha. Goddess Vinayaki is the idol worshipped in Tamil Nadu. Goddess Vinayaki or Ganeshani is considered as a form of Shakti rather a Yogini Devata. Appearance of Goddess Vinayaki: While the Ganapati appears with elephant head and human body, Vinayaki appears […]

Eight Incarnations of Lord Ganesha

Eco friendly Ganesha idol

Eight Incarnations of Lord Ganesha are the eight Avatars of Ganapathi, who took these avatars to defeat eight weaknesses or negative forces of human beings. These weaknesses were­ arrogance, ego, desire, anger, greed, delusion, inebriation and jealousy. Let us have a look at these 8 incarnations.. 1. Vakratunda This is the first incarnation of Lord […]

Child Born on Purnima tithi – Effects, Impact (Full Moon)

What is the effects or impact if the child born on Purnima (Pournami)? What if you were born on Purnima day? How will be your future.. career, health, marriage, children, financial development, education, etc..? Importance of Purnima tithi in Hindu calendar Purnima is the fifteenth tithi in Shukla Paksha (bright half) in a Hindu month. Purnima marks the fifteenth […]

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi

ganesh with buddhi siddhi

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi. Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage, Katha of Ganapathi’s marriage. One of the traditions says that Ganesha was a Brahmachari which means unmarried. It is popular in South India. While in the north of the India, Ganesha is often portrayed as married to two daughters of Brahma […]

Giri Pradakshina in Simhachalam Temple on Ashada Pournami

Giri Pradakshina in Simhachalam Varahalakshmi Narasimha swamy temple is celebrated with utmost fervor on Ashada Pournami, Full Moon day in Ashada masam. Giri Pradakshina begins on July 30th night in 2015 and will conclude on July 31st. The journey of Simhagiri Pradakshina covers more than 30 kilometers. The is one of the three major festivals celebrated […]

Guru Purnima 2015 in Gangapur Dattatreya Temple (Ashada Poornima Festival 2015)

Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima, is the one of the most celebrated festival in Gangapur Dattatreya temple, Deval Gangapur, Karnataka. It falls on full moon day in Ashada month (July). In 2015, Guru Purnima date is July 31. This is the most auspicious day to worship one’s Guru and Guru Parampara. Datta Paduka […]

Kokila Vrat 2015, Kokila Vratam on Ashad Purnima

Kokila Vrat, Kokila Devi Vratam, an austerity dedicated to Kokila Devi, is observed on Guru Purnima day which falls on Ashad Purnima or Full Moon day in Ashad Maas. In 2015, Kokila Vrata date is July 31. This vrata is observed by unmarried girls to get handsome husband and unmarried boys to get beautiful wife. […]

Pradosh Vrat, 29 July 2015

29 July 2015 is Pradosham, Budha Pradosha Vrata, Pradosh Shiva Pujan. As it falls on Wednesday, it is also referred to as Budha Pradosha Vrata (Budha Pradosh). It falls on Trayodashi in Krishna Paksha in Ashada Month in Hindu calendars followed in North Indian states and in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh calendars. It falls in Aadi […]

32 Forms of Ganesha (Ganapati’s 32 Manifestations)

Here is the list of 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. The Ganesha Purana describes 32 forms of Ganapati. In other Agamic scriptures also these forms or incarnations are identified. Some Tantriks worship these Ganesh incarnations or manifestations. Here are names and some details of 32 forms of Ganesha. Bala Ganapathi The Childlike Ganapati. Depicted in […]

Gurupushyamrut Yoga in August 2015

Gurupushyamrut Yoga (Guru Pushya Nakshatra Yog) is an auspicious period which falls on Thursday that coincides with Pushya Nakshatra. In August 2015, Gurupushyamrut Yoga date is August 13. Time of Guru Pushya Yoga on 13 August 2015…. August 13, 2015 (Thursday) – Gurupushyamrut Yoga begins at 6.02 AM and ends at 11.14 PM. This Gurupushyamrit Yoga […]

Tribute to Dr Abdul Kalam

Its a tribute to Dr Abdul Kalam from Sand Sculptor Mr Tarani Prasad Misro made a sand sculpture of Dr Abdul Kalam as a tribute to the Guide and Philosopher of Modern India. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian scientist who served as the 11th […]

16 Famous Quotes of APJ Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam

Here are the 16 Famous Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam on success, hope, failure, and all other aspects of life. 1. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” 2. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle […]

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Passed away


Dr APJ Abdul Kalaam passed away on 27 July 2015 at Bethany Hospital, Shillong due to heart failure after having collapsed during a lecture he was giving at IIM Shillong. Government declares 7 days of national mourning following APJ Abdul Kalam’s death. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (Listeni/ˈæbdʊl kəˈlɑːm/; 15 October 1931 – 27 July […]

Purnima July 2015 dates, Time of Full Moon

Here is the date and time of Purnima in July 2015. Full Moon or Purnima in July 2015 is known as Ashada Purnima, Poornima in Adhik Ashad month. Purnima dates is July 2 and July 31. Purnima July 2015 Timings Purnima – 1 & 2 July 2015 It begins at 9.30 AM on 1 July and […]

Vyasa Purnima, Guru Pournami (Veda Vyasa Poornima)

Vyasa Purnima (Veda Vyas Poornima) or Guru Pournami is one of the most auspicious purnima days as per the Hinduism. In 2015, Vyas Purnima or Guru Pournami date is July 31. Some scriptures described that on Ashada Poornima day, Vyasa completed writing and editing the compilations of Chaturvedas. Thus, Ashada Poornima is also called as Vyas […]