Spirituality

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 7: Worship Goddess Kalratri for making you fearless

Navratri 2018, Day 7: Worship Goddess Kalratri for making you fearless

During Navratri, each form of Maa Durga is worshipped. Devi Kalratri is believed to be the fiercest form of Durga.

Oct 16, 2018, 09:08 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 4: Pray to goddess Kushmanda for good health and power

Navratri 2018, Day 4: Pray to goddess Kushmanda for good health and power

During these 9 days, Maa Durga is worshipped in different avatars. 

Oct 13, 2018, 09:14 AM IST
Navratri 2018, Day 3: Worship Maa Chandraghanta to bless you with courage!

Navratri 2018, Day 3: Worship Maa Chandraghanta to bless you with courage!

Seated on a tiger, Goddess Chandraghanta is depicted with Dashabhuja or ten hands.

Oct 12, 2018, 09:17 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
Navratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Navratri 2018: Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

The Sharadiya Navratri begins on October 10 and ends on October 18 this year. 

 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:26 PM IST
Ganesh Chaturthi: Know why one must not look at the moon on this day

Ganesh Chaturthi: Know why one must not look at the moon on this day

People avoid looking at the moon on Ganesha Chaturthi to avoid Mithya Dosha.

 

Sep 11, 2018, 16:19 PM 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
Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra: Unknown facts about the famous temple

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra: Unknown facts about the famous temple

The three chariots used to carry the Lord Jagannath, brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are different in size.

Jul 23, 2018, 13:09 PM IST
Rath Yatra 2018: Did you know Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different

Rath Yatra 2018: Did you know Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra's chariots are different

It is celebrated during the Ashad Shukla Dwitya months of June-July. 

Jul 17, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting  Rudra Gayatri Mantra

Shravan 2018: Benefits of chanting Rudra Gayatri Mantra

During the month of Shravan, devotees chant Mantras, do Abhishek and offer prayers to Lord Shiva either at home or at temples.

 

Jul 16, 2018, 10:38 AM 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
Vat Purnima Vrat 2018: Tithi, puja vidhi and significance

Vat Purnima Vrat 2018: Tithi, puja vidhi and significance

Married women in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat and South Indian states will observe the vrata on June 27. 

 

Jun 26, 2018, 06:22 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
Ganga Dussehra—Timings, Puja, Vidhi and Significance

Ganga Dussehra—Timings, Puja, Vidhi and Significance

The festival is majorly celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and West Bengal.

May 24, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

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