Mokshada Ekadashi 2014 | Mauna Ekadasi Vrat

2 December 2014 is Mokshada Ekadashi, Mauna Ekadasi. It is observed on Margashirsha Shukla Ekadasi, the eleventh day in the light fortnight of the Margashira month (November – December). Mokshada Ekadasi is popularly observed as Gita Jayanthi. On this day the prominent Hindu scripture Bhagvad Geeta was taught by Lord Sri Krishna to Arjuna during the Kurukshetra war. […]

Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Mokshada Ekadashi is explained here.. The story about Mokshada Ekadashi is narrated by Lord Krishna to the Pandava King Yudhishtira in the Brahmanda Purana. The story of Mokshada Ekadashi goes like…. Once, a saintly king called Vaikhanasa ruled in the city of Champakanagar with total compassion treating the subjects […]

Saphala Ekadashi 2014 date

Safala Ekadashi, Saphala Ekadasi, is observed on Paush Krishna Paksha Ekadasi day as per North Indian calendars. In 2014, Safala Ekadashi date is December 18. This Ekadasi falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadasi of Margashira month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu calendars. Saphala Ekadashi vrat helps devotees to attain success in every aspect of […]

Ekadasi December 2014 dates, Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadasi in December 2014 are utmost meritorious. In December Ekadasi vrata dates are: December 2 & December 18. Both these Ekadasi are observed in Margashirsha month as per Amavasyant Panchangams – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. As per North Indian Hindi calendars, Mokshada Ekadashi falls in Margashirsha Month and  Safala Ekadashi falls in Poush Month. Mokshada […]

Chandra Darshan December 2014 (Poush Month Chandra Darshanam)

December 23, 2014 is Chandra Darshan (Poush Month Chandra Darshanam). It falls in Poush Month (Pushya Masam) as per all the calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. And it falls in Margazhi Masam of Tamil calendar, Dhanu Month of Malayalam calendar and Poush Month of Bengali Panjika and Poush Month in Nepali […]

Amavasya December 2014 date, Time

Amavasya, No Moon day in December 2014 is known as Paush Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Amavasya December 2014 date is December 21 & 22. It falls in Margashirsha month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars. It falls in Margazhi masam in Tamil calendar & Dhanu masam in Malayalam calendar. Amavasya December […]

Hindu Baby girl names starting with B

Hindu Baby girl names starting with B are given here. The list provides the baby names starting with ‘B’ alphabet (letter) – baby girl names..

Masilamani Easwarar Temple, Vada Tirumullaivayil, Chennai

Sri Masilamani Easwarar temple is located in the village named Vada Tirumullaivayil, in the district of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Masilamani Easwarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Kodi Idai Nayaki. The holy tree of this temple is Jasmine. The holy water […]

Someswarar (Kudanthaikaronam) Temple, Kumbakonam

Sri Someswarar (Kudanthaikaronam) temple is located in the village named Kumbakonam, in the district of Thanjavur in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Someswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are Thenar Mozhial and Somasundari. The holy tree of this temple is none. The holy water of […]

Lord Muthappan: A manifestation of Shiva & Vishnu

In the Coorg region of Karnataka and in North Malabar region of Kerala, Sree Muthappan is a popular folk Hindu deity who is commonly worshiped with much dedication and devotion by the devotees and pilgrim belong to the Hindu religion. According to the Sanskrit language, the name of the deity is known as Muthappan and […]

21 Avataras of Lord Vishnu

lord-vishnu's 24 avataras

In the Bhagavata Purana, innumerable avatars of Vishnu are mentioned. Among them forty avatars are specific. In the first book, listed numerically are the Twenty-two avatars of Vishnu. They are as follows: Four Kumaras are the four Sons of god Brahma. Varaha is the Lord who battled with Hiranyaksa and lifted the earth out of […]

Lord Vishnu as Thirumal, Perumal

Lord Vishnu Pictures

Perumal is also known as Thirumal, is the Hindu deity who is most popular or famous amongst Tamil Hindu devotees in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is to be remembered that Perumal is also another popular name of Lord Vishnu in Tamil Nadu. There is an early mention in Sangam literature regarding […]

Sadanrityamurti, Lord Shiva as the Master of Dance

Lord Shiva dancing image - Sadanrityamurthi

Lord Shiva is also called as Sadanrityamurti, as he is the master of Dance and will be in the form of Dancing divine. ‘Nritya’ meaning Dance and ‘Sada’ meaning always, Lord Shiva is also known as origin of the Dances. He is also called as ‘Nataraja’, where ‘Natya’ means Dance. In the epics, it is […]

Gangavisarjana murti, Lord Shiva who descended Ganga River from his hair

Gangavisarjana murthi shiva

Ganggavisarjanamurti is the Lord Shiva himself, known for releasing Goddess River Ganga from his matted hairs. He is also known as Gangadhara Murthi for bearing Ganga on his head. The Sanskrit word ‘Visarjana’ means to release. Lord Shiva is known for his unique nature, for being only the God who bears Ganga in two ways. […]

Hindu Baby boy names starting with A

Hindu Baby boy names starting with A are given here. The list provides the baby names starting with ‘A’ alphabet (letter) – baby boy names..

Upavasa Mahatmyam in Telugu

Upavasa Mahatmyam in Telugu explains the significance of Upavasam (Fasting).. ఉపవాసము విశిస్టత ఉపవాసము అనగా ఉప=స్వామి సమీపము నందు, వాసః=నివసించుట. అనగా స్వామి యొక్క గొప్పదనమును తెలుసుకొను సత్సంగములలోను, స్వామిపైనున్న ప్రేమను వ్యక్తము చేయు భజనలలోను నిమగ్నమై ఆహారమును అప్రయత్నముగా తీసుకొనకపోవుట. ఇందులో ఆకలి కూడా స్ఫురణకు రాకపోవుట. అంతే కాని ఆకలి వేయుచుండగా జీవుని బాధించుకొనుట కానేకాదు. కొందరు అన్నమునకు బదులుగా ఫలహారము లను తిని ఉపవాసమనుచున్నారు. ఇదే నిజమైనచో కేవలము […]