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Importance of Kartigai Month

Importance of Kartigai Month

We have been offline for a few months now because of various reasons. Finally, we have been able to sort most of them and here we are with – the importance of Kartigai month. We thought that this would be an auspicious restart to our website. Importance of Kartigai Month ...

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Ganeshotsav 2018 – Our Celebrations

Ganeshotsav 2018 - Our Celebrations

Today, I will share the details of Ganeshotsav 2018 – Our Celebrations. This time Lord Ganesha’s vehicle was the elephant. This event is very auspicious. Ganeshotsav 2018 – Our Celebrations: This time, we made it a point to arrange some scenes from the life of Lord Ganesha at our altar. ...

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Skanda Shashti

On November 24, 2017, Skanda Shashti was celebrated. Every Shashti is important for begetting children and their welfare. Ladies fast without salt. Skanda Shashti is more important because a divine force conquered evil on this day. When Sati consigned herself to Yogaagni in Daksha’s Yagya, demons became powerful and began ...

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Shani Amavasya (Part VII)

Lord Sharabheshwarar is a more powerful avatar of Lord Shiva. When Maha Vishnu took the man-lion appearance as Lord Narasimha, even after completing His goal, His fury did not die. Looking at His anger, the entire cosmos shook. All the Gods (Devas) requested Him to control His anger. But, His ...

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Angaraka Chaturthi

The Chaturthi after Guru Poornima was a special one and is called Angaraka Chaturthi or Sankashti because it fell on Tuesday this time. On that day, Lord Ganesha has to be worshipped. We can worship Lord Ganesha like we have mentioned in our post on Ganesh Chaturthi. Or we can ...

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Diwali Amavasya

For South Indians, Amavasya fell on the day after Diwali, this time. This Amavasya is the darkest one in the year. Placing oil lamps at strategic places in our home early in the morning is very important. On this day, offering Tarpana (sesame water) to Pitrus is also very important. ...

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Dhan Triyodashi

There are a few festivals that were celebrated after Karva Chauth. I will share about them later. Today, I am sharing about Dhan Trayodashi or Dhanvantri Jayanti that fell on last Tuesday. When the milky ocean was churned, one of the items that came out was Amruta Kalasha with Lord ...

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Karva Chauth

On Shakashta Chaturthi of North Indian Kartik month, falls Karva Chauth as well every year. Married women (with their husbands alive) and girls, who are engaged to be married, fast during this festival for the wellbeing and long lives of their husbands. Some women may not drink even water during ...

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Sankashta Chaturthi

The Chaturthi after Pournima is called Sankashta Chaturthi and this time it was a very powerful one because on the Kojagiri Pournima the moon rose with all its 16 rays. If Lord Ganesha is worshipped on this day, all troubles are resolved. People, who cannot celebrate Sankashti in the entire ...

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On Navaratri (Part XIV)

In the South, on the ninth day of Navaratri, the books placed on the eighth, are worshipped. Saraswati Ashtotra, Saraswati Shatanamavali and Saraswati Sahasranama are chanted and Saraswati songs are sung to praise the Goddess. On the Navami day also, we can perform kanyabhoj. In the South, some people serve ...

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