Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 1 - Worship Maa Shailputri for good fortune

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 1 - Worship Maa Shailputri for good fortune

Devi Durga was jointly created by the holy trinity - Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Shiva (the destroyer) to eliminate a demon named Mahishasur, who's treachery ruined peace and

Mar 16, 2018, 11:45 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Benefits of chanting these powerful mantras dedicated to Goddess Durga

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Benefits of chanting these powerful mantras dedicated to Goddess Durga

There are a number of Mantras dedicated to Maa Durga. Here's taking a look at some of them and the benefits one can derive by chanting them  

Mar 16, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Chaitra Navaratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings and Vidhi

Chaitra Navaratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings and Vidhi

The Goddess is invoked and invited to accept sincere prayers and humble offerings.  

Mar 16, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

This year Chaitra Navratri begins on March 18 and culminates with Rama Navmi on March 25. 

Mar 14, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018 schedule

Chaitra Navratri 2018 schedule

Chaitra Navratri falls during the months of March-April in the Gregorian calendar.

Mar 14, 2018, 12:29 PM IST
Sheetala Saptami 2018: Significance, Tithi and Puja Timings

Sheetala Saptami 2018: Significance, Tithi and Puja Timings

Mounted on a Donkey, Maa Sheetala is depicted with four hands. She is represented as a young lady holding a broom, a fan, a bowl of pulses and a pot full of water.

Mar 08, 2018, 07:49 AM IST
Holi Bhai Dooj 2018: Check out Tithi, Vidhi, Timings and significance

Holi Bhai Dooj 2018: Check out Tithi, Vidhi, Timings and significance

Bhai Dooj is also known as Bhratri Dwitiya and should be observed with Dwitiya tithi prevails.

Mar 03, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
Holika Dahan 2018: Pujan Vidhi and Narasimha Maha Mantra

Holika Dahan 2018: Pujan Vidhi and Narasimha Maha Mantra

A day prior to the actual colour festival of Rang wali Holi, people collectively gather to perform the Holika Pujan.

Feb 28, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
Holika Dahan 2018: Puja Tithi and Timings

Holika Dahan 2018: Puja Tithi and Timings

Holika Dahan is a ritual performed on the eve of Holi.

Feb 28, 2018, 18:54 PM IST
Amalaki Ekadashi 2018: Tithi, Vidhi and Parana Time

Amalaki Ekadashi 2018: Tithi, Vidhi and Parana Time

Devotees worship the amla tree on this day and seek blessings of the lord.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
Check out the benefits of chanting Lakshmi Maha Mantra on Fridays

Check out the benefits of chanting Lakshmi Maha Mantra on Fridays

There are a number of Mantras dedicated to various deities and each of them has specific meaning, purpose and power.

Feb 16, 2018, 09:08 AM IST
Maha Shivratri 2018: Some interesting facts about the festival

Maha Shivratri 2018: Some interesting facts about the festival

Here are a few facts that you must know about Maha Shivratri.

Feb 13, 2018, 13:39 PM IST
Maha Shivratri 2018: Things you need for the Puja

Maha Shivratri 2018: Things you need for the Puja

Check out the things you need for performing Maha Shivratri Puja at home.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Maha Shivratri 2018: Chant these simple yet powerful mantras

Maha Shivratri 2018: Chant these simple yet powerful mantras

These Mantras dedicated to Lord Shiva are simple and can be chanted easily.

Feb 12, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Maha Shivratri 2018: Know why we celebrate the auspicious date

Maha Shivratri 2018: Know why we celebrate the auspicious date

Shiva devotees observe fast, visit temples and offer their prayers to the Lord.

Feb 12, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Maha Shivaratri 2018: The story of Shiva and Ganga

Maha Shivaratri 2018: The story of Shiva and Ganga

There are many legends associated with Shiva and Ganga. Here’s taking a look at one of them.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:14 AM IST
Maha Shivaratri 2018: Why devotees take bath in the Ganga

Maha Shivaratri 2018: Why devotees take bath in the Ganga

Ganga’s presence on earth is attributed to Lord Shiva, who held her in his matted locks as she descended from the heaven with an enormous force. 

Feb 12, 2018, 08:11 AM IST
Maha Shivratri 2018: Puja Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Maha Shivratri 2018: Puja Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Meaning Shiva’s night, Maha Shivaratri falls on Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha in the South Indian calendar or the Amavasyant Hindu lunar calendar.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
Vijaya Ekadashi 2018: Vrat Timings and Puja Vidhi

Vijaya Ekadashi 2018: Vrat Timings and Puja Vidhi

Here are the timings for Vijaya Ekadashi Vrat along with the Puja Vidhi.

Feb 11, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

The stainless steel chakras are made by a Russian firm with 24-carat gold plating on them.

Feb 06, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

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