Lord Vishnu

Vaikuntha Ekadashi 2020: Date, rituals and significance of Mokshada Ekadashi

It is believed that fasting on this day is equivalent to fasting on the remaining 23 Ekadashis because it is very holy.

Dec 25, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

Tulsi Vivah 2020: Date, Puja time and significance

The Tulsi Vivah is observed at any time between Prabodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Purnima - the full moon of the month. 

Nov 26, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

Sharad Purnima 2020: Lakshmi Puja, Moonrise timings and significance

Many devotees worship Goddess Lakshmi on this day, celebrating her birthday with utmost devotion, observing fast, singing her hymns and praying for prosperity.

Oct 30, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

Sourabh Raaj Jain gets nostalgic on Mahabharat completing 7 years!

Actor Sourabh Raaj Jain is still fondly remembered for his role as Lord Krishna on TV show Mahabharat, which proved to be quite a life-changing show & character for the actor.

Sep 17, 2020, 09:36 AM IST

Varalakshmi Vratam 2020: Puja date, time and why it is celebrated

The auspicious occasion of Varalakshmi Vratam is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. Her Varalakshmi avatar is believed to be the one granting a boon to her devotees. This year, the special day is on July 31. The special puja on Varalakshmi Vratam is performed by the womenfolk. 

Jul 31, 2020, 11:25 AM IST

Shravan Putrada Ekadashi 2020: Date, Time and why it is celebrated

This day is especially observed by Vaishnavas - the followers of Lord Vishnu. 

Jul 30, 2020, 09:37 AM IST

Kamika Ekadashi Vrat 2020: Date, time, significance and legend

Kamika Ekadashi falls during the Shravana or Sawan months (July-August).

Jul 16, 2020, 08:26 AM IST

Yogini Ekadashi Vrat 2020: Time, legend and why it is celebrated

The Ekadashi which falls right after Nirjala Ekadashi and before Devshayani Ekadashi is called Yogini Ekadashi. 

Jun 17, 2020, 08:25 AM IST

Yogini Ekadashi Vrat 2020: Date, time and significance of the day

The Ekadashi which falls right after Nirjala Ekadashi and before Devshayani Ekadashi is called Yogini Ekadashi. 

Jun 16, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Nirjala Ekadashi 2020: Date, Prarana Time and significance

Nirjala Ekadashi usually takes place a day after Ganga Dussehra (the day when it is believed Ganga descended from the heavens to earth) but at times both the festivals fall on the same too.

Jun 02, 2020, 08:34 AM IST

Nirjala Ekadashi 2020: Date, timings and significance - all you need to know about the auspicious day

This year, Nirajala Ekadashi will be celebrated on June 2. Ekadashis are very important days in the Hindu religion.

May 31, 2020, 09:42 AM IST

Apara Ekadashi 2020: Significance, puja timing, vrat rituals and all you need to know

On this day, devotees pray to Lord Vishnu and believe that with keeping a vrat (fast) all the sins will be washed away.

May 18, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

Narasimha Jayanti 2020: Puja timings, date and vidhi

On this day, devotees of Lord Vishnu observe fast which is similar to Ekadashi fasting.

May 06, 2020, 10:23 AM IST

Mohini Ekadashi 2020: Vrat Tithi, Vidhi and significance

The Mohini Vrat Katha must be read at least twice a day and later in the evening, and the devotee can do Bhajan Keertan dedicated to Lord Vishnu. 

May 02, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

On Parshuram Jayanti 2020, Twitterati hail the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu with powerful picture tribute!

Parshuram Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. 

Apr 25, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

Holika Dahan 2020: Here's your guide to perform puja and Narasimha Maha Mantra for blessings

The auspicious and much-awaited festival of colours - Holi will be celebrated pan India on March 10 this year. It might be a one-day festival for most, but in several parts of the country, Holi remains a bigger celebration calling for days of preparations and gaiety. Holika Dahan Puja is performed a day prior to Holi. 

Mar 06, 2020, 13:00 PM IST

Dattatreya Jayanti 2019: Date, Time and significance

Lord Dattatreya is a three-head god as it comprises Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh respectively. 

Dec 11, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Margashirsha Purnima 2019: Time, date and rituals

As per the legend, Lord Dattatreya's birthday is celebrated on the full moon day of the Margashirsha month.

Dec 11, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Anant Chaturdashi 2019: Puja timings, Muhurat and significance

A sacred thread is tied during the Puja. Lord Vishnu is prayed in his 'Anant' form on this day.

Sep 12, 2019, 08:41 AM IST

Rath Yatra 2019: The legend behind unfinished hands of Lord Jagannath's idol in Puri temple

The idols of Lord Jagannath depicts the Lord embodying features of a large, square-shaped head, big eyes and unfinished limbs. 

Jul 11, 2019, 19:08 PM IST