Mahabharata’s Karna is associated with Pitru Paksha ritual– Here’s why

Mahabharata’s Karna is associated with Pitru Paksha ritual– Here’s why

This year the period of Shraadha period commenced on September 5 and will last until 19th of this month.

Sep 08, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Pitru Paksha 2017: Pind Daan in Gaya – Things you need to know

Pitru Paksha 2017: Pind Daan in Gaya – Things you need to know

This year, the Pitru Paksha commenced on September 5 and shall culminate with Mahalaya Amavaysa on September 19.

Sep 08, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Ananta Chaturdashi 2017: Tithi, Timings and significance

Ananta Chaturdashi 2017: Tithi, Timings and significance

Ananta Chaturdashi signifies the fourteenth day of the Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. 

Sep 05, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
Onam 2017: Know more about this ancient India festival

Onam 2017: Know more about this ancient India festival

The festival is celebrated in the month of Chingam according to the Malayalam calendar which is equivalent to the Hindu solar calendar followed by people in other parts of India.

Sep 04, 2017, 10:19 AM IST
Nuakhai: Know the significance of the Odiya harvest festival

Nuakhai: Know the significance of the Odiya harvest festival

The 'Festival of Harvest' is more famously known as Nuakhai in Odisha where people celebrate it full gusto and spirit. 

Aug 26, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: WATCH live darshan of Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: WATCH live darshan of Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja

So, if you failed to make it to the venue on Day One, don’t be sad. Here we bring to you online streaming of the same where you can easily watch Aarti and Mukh Darshan of Lalbaugcha Raja directly.

Aug 25, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Pann Puja: Why Kashmiri Pandits celebrate this day on Vinayak Chaturthi

Pann Puja: Why Kashmiri Pandits celebrate this day on Vinayak Chaturthi

Out of the many festivals celebrated in the country, Vinayak Chaturthi has special significance in Kashmiri Pandit community.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Sparkling, but subdued Ganeshotsav celebrations in Maharashtra

Sparkling, but subdued Ganeshotsav celebrations in Maharashtra

Maharashtra gets ready to open its hearts -- and doors -- to welcome the elephant-headed god, the lovable Lord Ganesha, at the start of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav from Friday.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Things we must learn from Lord Ganesha

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Things we must learn from Lord Ganesha

Before we begin with any auspicious task, worshipping Lord Ganesha is considered to be the first and foremost ritual. He is the harbinger of new beginnings and destroyer of difficulties. There is a

Aug 24, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Here’s how Vinayaka was born

Ganesh Chaturthi: Here’s how Vinayaka was born

Realising that Parvati’s anger could lead to a complete destruction, Brahma, Vishnu and the other Devtas appeared before her to pacify her.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Hidden meaning and significance of Lord Ganpati's body parts

Ganesh Chaturthi: Hidden meaning and significance of Lord Ganpati's body parts

What is it that you know of Lord Ganesha till now except for the fact that he is Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati's son and that his name is chanted prior to any important work; and that he is bestow

Aug 24, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Ganesha Chaturthi: Sing the Ganapati Aarti to experience divine bliss

Ganesha Chaturthi: Sing the Ganapati Aarti to experience divine bliss

This Ganesha Chaturthi, experience the power of the mighty lord by singing the Aarti with devotion and love.

Aug 24, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Hartalika Teej - All you need to know

Hartalika Teej - All you need to know

Lord Shiva is worshipped all across the country by married women for martial bliss and by unmarried women for a suitable husband. Hartalika Teej is celebrated with much grandeur chiefly in the

Aug 24, 2017, 09:35 AM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: You can perform Ganpati puja at home by following these simple steps

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: You can perform Ganpati puja at home by following these simple steps

It is that time of the year when all the ‘bappa’ bhakts (devotees) are eager to play host to the Lord by inviting him to their homes.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Significance of Puja Samagri

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Significance of Puja Samagri

Each Ganesh Chaturthi, we worship lord Ganesha with all our heart. The Ganesh Puja carried out is an elaborate one with various prerequisites.

Aug 23, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Best WhatsApp messages, SMS for friends and relatives

Ganesh Chaturthi: Best WhatsApp messages, SMS for friends and relatives

It's that time of the year again when the name of Shri Ganesha would be heard loud and clear in the streets. The time has arrived to dance, sing, eat and get soaked in the festive spirit with family

Aug 23, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Ganesha Chaturthi 2017: Tithi, Vidhi and Puja Timings

Ganesha Chaturthi 2017: Tithi, Vidhi and Puja Timings

Ganesha Chaturthi is actually the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganapati on the fourth day during the Shukla Paksha in the Bhadrapada month according to the Hindu calendar.

Aug 21, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Solar Eclipse 2017: Will Surya Grahan be visible in India?

Solar Eclipse 2017: Will Surya Grahan be visible in India?

A total solar eclipse is expected to sweep across the United States for the first time in 99 years.

Aug 21, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
 Navroz Greetings: Lesser Known facts about Parsi New Year

Navroz Greetings: Lesser Known facts about Parsi New Year

Imagine being surrounded by the festive atmosphere, getting a new haircut, wearing new clothes and enjoying a number of delicious foods with your friends and family! Also, buying fruits, flowers,

Aug 17, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Janmashtami 2017: Five lessons we can learn from Krishna

Janmashtami 2017: Five lessons we can learn from Krishna

Lord Shri Krishna, who is also known by several other names such as Makhan Chor, Govinda, Mukunda, Madhusudhana or Vasudeva's birthday is celebrated with full fervour and devotion across the globe.

Aug 14, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

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