Hinduism

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
Dussehra 2017: Check out Vijaya Dashami WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

Dussehra 2017: Check out Vijaya Dashami WhatsApp messages and SMS for your friends and family

It is time to recall the inspiring valour of Lord Rama and Goddess Durga to celebrate the triumph of good over evil.

Sep 28, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

Navratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

Unlike Kalratri, who is ferocious, Maha Gauri is calm and compassionate.

Sep 28, 2017, 08:06 AM IST
Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Egypt flourished on the banks of the river Nile while the civilisation back home was nurtured by the river Indus also referred to as the Sindhu.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

She is believed to be the destroyer of all demoniacal powers, i.e., kaal.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 1 - Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Navratri 2017: Day 1 - Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

The Navratri puja and celebrations begin with Ghatasthapana, also known as Kalash Sthapana. Ghatasthapana is a ritual that symbolises feminine power.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:00 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
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
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
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
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
Janmashtami 2017: Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Janmashtami 2017: Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Born in the Hindu month of Shravana on Ashtami Tithi as Rohini Nakshatra prevailed, Krishna is the one who taught the fundamental essence of life to mankind.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Janmashtami: Make festive atmosphere melodious by singing these songs dedicated to Lord Krishna

Janmashtami: Make festive atmosphere melodious by singing these songs dedicated to Lord Krishna

To make the occasion even more joyous, we have listed some of the most famous songs dedicated to Lord Krishna from Hindi films.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:43 PM IST
Shravan 2017: Today is the last Somwar in the holy month according to the Purnimant calendar

Shravan 2017: Today is the last Somwar in the holy month according to the Purnimant calendar

In the month of Shravan, devotees observe fast, take part in charitable activities and remain devoted to the divine.

Aug 07, 2017, 08:22 AM IST
Shravan 2017: Things to do in this auspicious month

Shravan 2017: Things to do in this auspicious month

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Shravan month also known as Savan or Sravana is observed by devotees across the country. 

Jul 12, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
Guru Purnima 2017: Special WhatsApp messages, SMS for Teachers

Guru Purnima 2017: Special WhatsApp messages, SMS for Teachers

In India, on the full moon day in the month of Aashadha, Guru Purnima is celebrated to pay ode to the teachers. The bond between a teacher and a student is indescribable.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
Guru Purnima 2017: All you need to know about this auspicious day

Guru Purnima 2017: All you need to know about this auspicious day

Guru Purnima is a day to pay ode to the selfless contributions of a Guru.

Jul 05, 2017, 16:03 PM IST