Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra: Unknown facts about the famous temple

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra: Unknown facts about the famous temple

The three chariots used to carry the Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are different in size.

Jul 23, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
Devshayani Ekadashi 2018: Parana timings and Puja Vidhi

Devshayani Ekadashi 2018: Parana timings and Puja Vidhi

Parana refers to breaking the fast and is done after sunrise on the following day of Ekadashi.

Jul 23, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
Rath Yatra 2018: All you need to know about the Hera Panchami

Rath Yatra 2018: All you need to know about the Hera Panchami

After four days of the Yatra, Goddess Lakshmi (consort of Shri Jagannath) leaves for the Gundicha temple from Puri to reunite with her husband.  

Jul 17, 2018, 15:19 PM IST
Rath Yatra 2018: Did you know Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different

Rath Yatra 2018: Did you know Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different

It is celebrated during the Ashad Shukla Dwitya months of June-July. 

Jul 17, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
2,201 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

2,201 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Since it started on June 28, more that 197,000 pilgrims have already performed the annual pilgrimage.   

Jul 17, 2018, 09:23 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting  Rudra Gayatri Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting Rudra Gayatri Mantra

During the month of Shravan, devotees chant Mantras, do Abhishek and offer prayers to Lord Shiva either at home or at temples.  

Jul 16, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Rath Yatra 2018: Tithi, timings and significance

Rath Yatra 2018: Tithi, timings and significance

Lord Jagannath ( the Lord of the Universe) is derived from the Sanskrit words - Jagat meaning Universe and Nath meaning Lord.  

Jul 13, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Lord Shiva, who is a part of the powerful trinity (the others being Brahma - The Creator and Vishnu -The Preserver), is also known as the Destroyer.

Jul 13, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

You may note down the following Shravan Somvar dates:  

Jul 11, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Devotees take part in Kanwar Yatra during this period to expression their devotion by carrying sacred water in pitchers that are tied to a bamboo pole. 

Jul 10, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Janhvi Kapoor visits Tirupati Temple with father Boney Kapoor and sister Khushi Kapoor - Watch

Janhvi Kapoor visits Tirupati Temple with father Boney Kapoor and sister Khushi Kapoor - Watch

A video of the trio outside the main temple has been shared by a fan club.  

Jul 09, 2018, 11:29 AM IST
Swami Vivekananda – One of India's greatest spiritual gurus

Swami Vivekananda – One of India's greatest spiritual gurus

Vivekananda, addressed the audience at the Art Institute of Chicago on September 11, 1893

Jul 04, 2018, 08:22 AM IST
Juhi Chawla's pics from the holy Manasarovar Lake will make your jaw drop

Juhi Chawla's pics from the holy Manasarovar Lake will make your jaw drop

Derived from the Sanskrit words Manas ( mind) and Sarovar (lake), Manasarovar was believed to have had its origin in the mind of Lord Brahma.

Jul 03, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Vat Purnima Vrat 2018: Tithi, puja vidhi and significance

Vat Purnima Vrat 2018: Tithi, puja vidhi and significance

Married women in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and South Indian states will observe the vrata on June 27.   

Jun 26, 2018, 06:22 AM IST
Nirjala Ekadashi 2018– Important facts to know about this day

Nirjala Ekadashi 2018– Important facts to know about this day

The day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Jun 23, 2018, 06:15 AM IST
Nirjala Ekadashi Vrata 2018: Tithi, Timings and significance

Nirjala Ekadashi Vrata 2018: Tithi, Timings and significance

Devotees generally fast on all the 24 Ekadashis and some consume only food preparations ideal for vratas. 

Jun 22, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
Zyeth Atham 2018: Why Jyeshtha Ashtami is important for Kashmiri Pandits

Zyeth Atham 2018: Why Jyeshtha Ashtami is important for Kashmiri Pandits

Here's wishing everyone a happy Zyeth Atham!

Jun 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
Bhutan gears up for unique inter-faith chanting event

Bhutan gears up for unique inter-faith chanting event

The event is a part of the year-long celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan.  

Jun 08, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
Padmini Ekadashi 2018: This auspicious day is celebrated once in three years

Padmini Ekadashi 2018: This auspicious day is celebrated once in three years

People observe fast, recite prayers and even visit temples.  

May 25, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Ganga Dussehra—Timings, Puja, Vidhi and Significance

Ganga Dussehra—Timings, Puja, Vidhi and Significance

The festival is majorly celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and West Bengal.

May 24, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

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