Sanatana Dharma

My mandate from the Shankaracharya of Kanchi

I have been given a mandate to counter the falsehood and myth being propagated against Sanatana Dharma in a peaceful, brave and inclusive manner.

Nov 23, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to get relief from sufferings

Navratri 2018: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to get relief from sufferings

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

 

Oct 17, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

On the fifth day of Navaratri, Lord Kartikeya’s mother – Skandamata - is worshipped by devotees.

Oct 14, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. 

Oct 11, 2018, 07:42 AM IST
Navratri 2018 Day 1: Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

Navratri 2018 Day 1: Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. 

Oct 10, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Today is the first Somwar of the holy month, here's what you need to know

Shravan 2018: Today is the first Somwar of the holy month, here's what you need to know

Today is the first Somwar (Monday) of the highly auspicious Shravan month.

Jul 30, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
Shravan 2018: The Holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva begins tomorrow - All you need to know

Shravan 2018: The Holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva begins tomorrow - All you need to know

Check out the important dates in the Holy month according to both Purnimant and Amavasyant calendars.

Jul 27, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting the Shiva Moola Mantra

Lord Shiva, who is a part of the powerful trinity (the others being Brahma - The Creator and Vishnu -The Preserver), is also known as the Destroyer.

Jul 13, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

Shravan 2018: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

You may note down the following Shravan Somvar dates:

 

Jul 11, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Shravan 2018: Check out the important dates in this holy month dedicated to Lord Shiva

Devotees take part in Kanwar Yatra during this period to expression their devotion by carrying sacred water in pitchers that are tied to a bamboo pole. 

Jul 10, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Nirjala Ekadashi Vrata 2018: Tithi, Timings and significance

Nirjala Ekadashi Vrata 2018: Tithi, Timings and significance

Devotees generally fast on all the 24 Ekadashis and some consume only food preparations ideal for vratas. 

Jun 22, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
Padmini Ekadashi 2018: This auspicious day is celebrated once in three years

Padmini Ekadashi 2018: This auspicious day is celebrated once in three years

People observe fast, recite prayers and even visit temples.

 

May 25, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Mohini Ekadashi 2018: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Mohini Ekadashi 2018: Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

It is believed that by observing a fast on this day and following rules and rituals, one can attain peace and serenity.

 

Apr 25, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi 2018: Chant these Ganesha mantras today

Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi 2018: Chant these Ganesha mantras today

Chant these mantras today to feel divinity around.

Apr 03, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi 2018: Angarki Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Vikata Sankashti Chaturthi 2018: Angarki Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

In Hinduism, each day is dedicated to a God and Tuesday is often associated with Vighnaharta / Vinayaka / Ganapati /Ganesha.

Apr 02, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Kamada Ekadashi: Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

Kamada Ekadashi: Vidhi, Tithi and Timings

By observing vrat or fasting on this day with true devotion and repentance, people can get rid of their sins.

 

Mar 27, 2018, 08:34 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights.

 

Mar 22, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 4 - Worship Maa Kushmanda for power and energy

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 4 - Worship Maa Kushmanda for power and energy

The fourth day of the auspicious nine-day festival of  - Navratri – is dedicated to Kushmanda, one of the nine forms of Goddess Durga.

 

Mar 21, 2018, 06:43 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 3 - Worship Goddess Chandraghanta for courage and strength

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 3 - Worship Goddess Chandraghanta for courage and strength

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 sanctity in the three worlds. 

Mar 20, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

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