Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi: All you need to know

Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi: All you need to know

The fourth day of the waning lunar phase (Krishna Paksha) after the full moon (Purnima) which falls on Tuesday is extremely auspicious.

Nov 07, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Here’s how Lord Shiva came into being

Here’s how Lord Shiva came into being

In this post, we will take you through a legend that describes the emergence of Shiva.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Kartik Purnima 2017: Significance and folklore

Kartik Purnima 2017: Significance and folklore

Celebrated on the fifteenth lunar day in the month of Kartik, Kartik Purnima is an auspicious day. There are several names given to this day which hold immense cultural relevance.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Know why Lord Shiva is also known as Neelkantha

Know why Lord Shiva is also known as Neelkantha

The Samudra Manthan episode will establish the reason why Shiva is also known as Neelkantha.

Nov 01, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Chhath Puja 2017: Here’s how you can celebrate this festival

Chhath Puja 2017: Here’s how you can celebrate this festival

Dressed in their best fineries and with vermilion adorning their face – right from the middle of their hair-parting to the tip of their nose, women offer prayers to the Sun God.

Oct 26, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
Chhath Puja 2017: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Chhath Puja 2017: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Chhath Puja has been historically dedicated to Lord Surya and his wife Usha. The devotees thank the lord and his wife for supporting life on earth and seek their protection and blessings. The

Oct 22, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Diwali 2017: Wish your loved ones with these WhatsApp/SMS messages

Diwali 2017: Wish your loved ones with these WhatsApp/SMS messages

It's that time of the year again when homes and offices are extensively decorated, when sweets and chocolate boxes have a high sale and when kids can be heard murmuring excitedly about all the gifts

Oct 17, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Diwali 2017: Lakshmi Pujan Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Diwali 2017: Lakshmi Pujan Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Beautiful rangoli made of flowers/ colours and other decorative items adorn the threshold of the house and torans or door hangings enhance the beauty of the entrance.  

Oct 16, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
Diwali 2017: Tales associated with the festival of lights

Diwali 2017: Tales associated with the festival of lights

People soak in the colours of festivities by getting dressed in new bright clothes, fine jewellery and complimenting accessories.

Oct 16, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Diwali 2017: Check out Puja calendar

Diwali 2017: Check out Puja calendar

The style, magnitude and grandeur has seen sea change but the fundamental essence has remained the same.

Oct 12, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Dhanteras 2017: Why buying gold on this day is considered auspicious

Dhanteras 2017: Why buying gold on this day is considered auspicious

This October has a festive fragrance to it with Diwali and Dhanteras lighting our homes. The festival of lights is preceded with Dhanteras when people throng markets to buy gold items and utensils

Oct 11, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Dhanteras 2017: Puja tithi, timings and Muhurat

Dhanteras 2017: Puja tithi, timings and Muhurat

It is that time of the year when you can feel the festive spirit in the atmosphere around. With Diwali on October 19, the much-awaited festival of Dhanteras this year happens to be on the 17th of

Oct 11, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Kullu Dussehra ends as assembled deities start returning

Kullu Dussehra ends as assembled deities start returning

The weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities, unique to this Himachal Pradesh town, ended on Friday as over 225 assembled deities started their journey back to their temples in beautifully decorated

Oct 06, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Karwa Chauth 2017: Why this day is significant

Karwa Chauth 2017: Why this day is significant

Karva means pot and Chauth refers to the fourth day as per Hindu calendar.

Oct 06, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Karwa Chauth 2017: Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Karwa Chauth 2017: Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Dressed in their best fineries, married women in India observe a day long fast on the occasion of Karva Chauth and break it after sighting the moon at night.

Oct 06, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Sai Baba's abode: Eleven blessings that you will receive in Shirdi

Sai Baba's abode: Eleven blessings that you will receive in Shirdi

You know your lord will listen to your prayers, no matter where you are. Shirdi Sai Baba has many followers across the world. So, to make things easier to the Sai Baba bhakts, we tell you the famous

Sep 30, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Dussehra: The day when Shirdi Sai Baba took Mahasamadhi

Dussehra: The day when Shirdi Sai Baba took Mahasamadhi

The saint of Shirdi, Sai Baba is revered across the globe. Baba's teachings and learnings have travelled over years and people irrespective of their religion have shown utmost faith in the Satguru.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

The last day of the 10-day-long Durga Puja festival culminates with the immersion of the Durga murti, following a grand procession.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day

Dussehra 2017: Why Ramlila holds great significance on this day

Dussehra or Vijayadashami is a widely celebrated festival in our country. The tenth day after the nine-day long Navratri fervour is known as Dussehra. The festival is celebrated differently in

Sep 29, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
This Greater Noida village mourns on Dussehra, Diwali and celebrates Ravana as tragic hero!

This Greater Noida village mourns on Dussehra, Diwali and celebrates Ravana as tragic hero!

Mythology has varied interpretations and tends to tell a lot about one's rich culture and heritage.

Sep 29, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

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