Sharad Navratri—Significance of the festivity

Sharad Navratri—Significance of the festivity

The auspicious festival of Sharad Navratri is on its way and so the preparations to seek the blessings of Goddess Shakti are in full spirit.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Pitru Paksha 2017: Rituals and things to do

Pitru Paksha 2017: Rituals and things to do

During Pitru Paksha, prayers are offered by people in memory of their ancestors.

Sep 11, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Feel blissful by singing enchanting Durga Aarti

Navratri 2017: Feel blissful by singing enchanting Durga Aarti

Sing this beautiful Aarti and feel blissful this Navratri.

Sep 11, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Navratri 2017: 51 Shakipeethas - Origin and existence

Navratri 2017: 51 Shakipeethas - Origin and existence

Spread throughout India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka, the Shaktipeethas are places of worship dedicated to the radiant Goddess Shakti (Durga).

Sep 08, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
Navratri 2017: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

Navratri 2017: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

The luminous ten-armed goddess who is known as the destroyer of evil and the mother of all beings, Goddess Durga is worshiped extensively during the nine days of Navratri which celebrate her birth.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
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

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