Spirituality

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
Sai Baba's abode: Eleven blessings that you will receive in Shirdi

Sai Baba's abode: Eleven blessings that you will receive in Shirdi

You know your lord will listen to your prayers, no matter where you are. Shirdi Sai Baba has many followers across the world. So, to make things easier to the Sai Baba bhakts, we tell you the famous '11' Vachans of the Lord and also which are the '11' must-visit places in Shirdi associated with Sai Baba which will bless your life forever. 

Sep 30, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Dussehra: The day when Shirdi Sai Baba took Mahasamadhi

Dussehra: The day when Shirdi Sai Baba took Mahasamadhi

The saint of Shirdi, Sai Baba is revered across the globe. Baba's teachings and learnings have travelled over years and people irrespective of their religion have shown utmost faith in the Satguru.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

The last day of the 10-day-long Durga Puja festival culminates with the immersion of the Durga murti, following a grand procession.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 9 – Seek Maa Siddhidatri’s blessings to make wishes comes true

Navratri 2017: Day 9 – Seek Maa Siddhidatri’s blessings to make wishes comes true

The ninth day of Navratri is spent worshipping Siddhidatri, a form of Durga who is known for her wish-fulfilling capabilities.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:25 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 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for courage and strength

Navratri 2017: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for courage and strength

The Goddess wears the crescent on her head which resembles a moon and hence her name is Chandraghanta.

Sep 22, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

Navratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

She is depicted holding a Japa Mala in the right hand and a Kamandala in the left hand.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:12 AM IST
Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Get ready girls! It is that time of the year when Goddess Durga comes down on earth and the festive fervour takes the entire nation in its grip.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

The auspicious festival of Navratri and Durga Puja is around the corner and we can’t wait but get completely soaked in the spirit of its vibrancy.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:08 PM 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
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
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