Narada Jayanthi 2018

"In 2018 Narada Jayanthi is falling on Tuesday, 1st May". Narada Jayanthi is the birthday celebrations of sage Narada. Narada was a sage who born from the head of Lord Brahma, so he calledas Brahma Manasaputra. According to Hindu mythology, Sage Narada is a universal messenger among gods. He is a big devotee of Lord Vishnu and he always chants “Narayana Narayana” by playing Veena. According  to Amavasyanth Calendar ,it is observed in the month of Vaishaka bahula Padyami.  Some times it falls on vaishaka purnima or buddha purnima day and some times on the next day. Rituals on Narada Jayanthi People worship Lord Vishnu in order to seek blessings of the sage Feeding Brahmans on this day is considered as very auspicious. Temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi In Karnataka, there are two temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi. One is in Chigateri, 50 Kilo meters from Davanagere and one in Korva, Raichur.
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Narada Jayanthi 2017 Date

"In 2017 Narada Jayanthi is falling on Thursday, 11th May".   Narada Jayanthi is the birthday celebrations of sage Narada. Narada was a sage who born from the head of Lord Brahma, so he calledas Brahma Manasaputra. According to Hindu mythology, Sage Narada is a universal messenger among gods. He is a big devotee of Lord Vishnu and he always chants “Narayana Narayana” by playing Veena. According  to Amavasyanth Calendar ,it is observed in the month of Vaishaka bahula Padyami.  Some times it falls on vaishaka purnima or buddha purnima day and some times on the next day. Rituals on Narada Jayanthi People worship Lord Vishnu in order to seek blessings of the sage Feeding Brahmans on this day is considered as very auspicious. Temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi In Karnataka, there are two temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi. One is in Chigateri, 50 Kilo meters from Davanagere and one in Korva, Raichur.  
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Telugu, Kannada New Year Ugadi (Yugadi)

Ugadi is the New Year’s Day for Telugu and Kannada people. This is the most auspicious & important festival for Telugu and Kannada communities. In some parts of India, Ugadi is known as Bharathiya Nava Varsh or Vikram Samvat. In Maharashtra this day celebrated as Gudi Padwa (Marati New Year). In Rajasthan, the Marwari people celebrate the same day as Thapna. The Sindhis celebrate as Cheti Chand, manipuris celebrate as Sajibu Nongma Panba. The Hindus of Bali & Indonesia celebrate as Nyepi. The name of the festival is derived from Sanskrit, Yuga (Time or Era) + Adi (Starts) = Yugadi or Ugadi. List of Ugadi Festival Dates in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Hevalambi Nama Ugadi Date in 2017 - W1ednesday, 29th March. Vilambi Nama Ugadi Date in 2018 - Sunday, 18th March. Vikari Nama Ugadi Date in 2019 - Saturday, 6th April. Sharvari Nama Ugadi Date in 2020 - Wednesday, 25th March. Full list of 60 Telugu Year names from the year 1867 to 2106. When Ugadi is Ce…
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Telugu Year Names in English

Telugu Year is the calendar year for the Telugu speaking people of India. Each Telugu calendar year has a specific name. Here we are giving list of Telugu year names in English. The Telugu calendar (Panchangam) includes 60 year names. Every 60 years one name cycle completes and the names repeat in the next cycle. For example, the Telugu year name for 1867 is "Prabhava", repeated in 1927, 1887, 2047. Ugadi is the Telugu new year festival that comes in the spring season (usually March or April). Also, see Telugu year names list in Telugu with details here. List of 60 Telugu Year Names from Year 1867 to 2106 in English S. No Telugu Year Name Falling Years 1 Prabhava 1867, 1927, 1987, 2047 2 Vibhava 1868, 1928, 1988, 2048 3 Shukla 1869, 1929, 1989, 2049 4 Pramodyutha 1870, 1930, 1990, 2050 5 Prajothpathhi 1871, 1931, 1991, 2051 6 Angeerasa 1872, 1932, 1992, 2052 7 Shreemukha 1873, 1933, 1993, 2053 8 Bhaava…
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List of 60 Telugu Year Names in Telugu from Year 1867 to 2106

Telugu Year is the calendar year for the Telugu speaking people of India. Each Telugu calendar year has a specific name. Here We are giving list of 60 Telugu Year Names in telugu from Year 1867 to 2106. The Telugu calendar (Panchangam) includes 60 year names. Every 60 years one name cycle completes and the names repeat in the next cycle. For example, the Telugu year name for 1867 is "Prabhava" (ప్రభవ), repeated in 1927, 1887, 2047. Ugadi is the Telugu new year festival that comes in the spring season (usually March or April). For English list go here. List of 60 Telugu Years in Telugu క్రమ సంఖ్య సంవత్సరము పేరు సంవత్సరము యొక్క ఫలితము సంవత్సరములు 1 ప్రభవ యజ్ఞములు ఎక్కువగా జరుగును 1867, 1927, 1987, 2047 2 విభవ ప్రజలు సుఖంగా జీవించెదరు 1868, 1928, 1988, 2048 3 శుక్ల సర్వ శస్యములు సమృధిగా ఉండును 1869, 1929, 1989, 2049 4 ప్రమోద్యూత అందరికీ ఆనందానిచ్చును 1870, 1930, 1990, 2050 5 ప్రజోత్పత్తి అన్నిటిలోనూ అభివ…
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Hindu festivals May 2017

Hindu Festival Calendar for the month of May, 2017. List of all Hindu festivals in May 2017, Vrat, Fasting days is given below. Vaishakha and Jyeshta are the lunar months corresponding to May. List of Hindu festivals in May 2017   Date Day Festival 1 Monday Ramanuja Jayanthi, Skanda Shashti 2 Thursday Ganga Sapthami 3 Wednesday Budh Ashtami Vrat, Masik Durgastami 4 Thursday Sita navami, 6 Saturday Mohini Ekadashi 7 Sunday Parashurama Dwadashi 8 Monday Som Pradosh vrat 9 Tuesday Narasimha Jayanthi 10 Wednesday Kurma Jayanthi, Vaisakha Purnima, budha purnima 11 Thursday Narada Jayanthi 14 Sunday Vrishabha Sankarnthi, Sankashti Chathurthi 18 Thursday Kalashtami 21 Sunday Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Monday Apara Ekadashi 23 Tuesday Bhauma Pradosh vrat 24 Wednesday Masik Shivrathri 25 Thursday Shani Jayanthi, vrat Savitri Vrat, Shani jayanthi 26 Friday…
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Hindu Festivals in April 2017

Hindu Festival Calendar for the month of April, 2017. List of all Hindu festivals in April 2017, Vrat, Fasting days is given below. Chaitra and Vaisakha are the lunar months corresponding to April. Date Day Festival 1 Saturday Lakshmi Panchami, Rohini Vrat, Skanda Shashti 2 Sunday Yamuna Chhath 3 Monday Somvar vrat 4 Tuesday Durgashtami Vrat, Ashoka Ashtami 5 Wednesday Sri Rama Navami, Swami Narayan Jayanthi 7 Friday Kamada Ekadashi 8 Saturday Pradosh vrat, Shani Trayodashi 9 Sunday Mahavir Jayanthi 10 Monday Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas 11 Tuesday Hanuman Jayanthi, Chaitra Purnima 14 Friday Bengali New Year, Mesha Sankranthi, Sankashti Chathurthi 19 Wednesday Kala Ashatmi 22 Saturday Vallabhacharya Jayanthi, Varuthuni Ekadashi 23 Sunday Vashnava varuthini Ekadashi 24 Monday Som Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivarathri 26 Wednesday Amavasya 27 Thursday Chandra …
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Kala Bhairava Jayanthi – Bhairava Ashtami Legend and Rituals

Kala Bhairava Jayanthi is also known as Bhairava Ashtami or Bhairava Jayanthi or Maha Kala Bhairava Ashtami. It is a Hindu holy day, commemorating the birthday of Kala Bhairava (The violent form of Lord Shiva). Kala Bhairava’s conveyance is a dog. Kala Bhairava Ashtami falls on Karthika Krishna Paksha Ashtami as per the South Indian Amavasyant Calendar (Every month Ends with a new moon). As per the North Indian Purnimant calendar (Every month ends with a full moon) it falls on Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Ashtami.  Rituals on Bhairava Ashtami The fast, undertaken on this day, is believed to be a protection from direct and indirect obstacles in life. On Lord Bhairava Jayanthi, Lord Shiva (Bhairava) is worshipped in temples. Devotees gather in temples early morning to seek the blessings of Lord Kala Bhairava. Story of Kala Bhairava / Legend Shiva Mahapurana mentions the story of Kala Bhairava as, Once a controversy arose among the Thrimurthi’s, Lord Brahma, Vishnu a…
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Karthika Pournami Significance and Rituals

Karthika Pournami or Karthika purnima is a holy festival for Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities. It’s celebrated on the Purnima (The Full Moon) Day or 15th Day of the month Kartik (Karthika Maasam).  Significance of Karthik Pournami In some areas Kartik Purnima known as Tripuri Purnima or Tripurari Purnima the name came from Tripurari, Tripura (meaning three cities) and ari (meaning enemy), hence “Enemy of Three Cities” (Lord Shiva). On the day of Kartik Purnima, Lord Shiva killed Tripurasura and all demons (asuras) by destructing of their three cities called “Tripura”. They were great cities of prosperity, power, and dominance over the world, but due to their impious nature, cities were destroyed in his form as Tripurantaka with a single arrow.               Karthika Purnima is also known as Deva Deepawali or Deva Diwali which means the festival of lights of the gods, by the killing of the demons, gods declar…
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Holi Festival – Legend, History, Significance

Holi - Festival of colors Holi is one of the major and colorful festival of India. The festival falls in the month of Phalgun on the full moon day according to Hindu Calendar. It is observed for two day. Rituals on Holi Holi celebrations starts on previous night of the full moon day with Holika Dahan, it is also called as Kama Dahana. On Holi day Hindu people celebrates by playing with colors, smearing the colored powder or throwing colored water on each other. Legend of Holi Festival Wide range of legendary stories and myths are associated with Holi Festival. The most popular one is. Once lived a demon king Hiranyakashapa. For his prayers, he was granted a boon by Lord Brahma, that death do not come either by man or beast, nor devil, nor god shall cause death by day or by night with steel or stone or wood, indoors or outdoors, or earth or in sky. With this boon he became very egoistic and started dominating people, gods. Hiranyakashapa’s son Prahallada was a devote…
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Thulsi Vivah

As per Hindu religion, Tulsi Plant (Holy Basil) is a Sacred plant. It is believed that any Hindu household is not complete without the holy plant Thulasi and is planted at the entrance of the house to bring good fortune and positive energy in the house. Tulsi Vivah is the ceremonial marriage of the Thulsi Plant to the God Vishnu or his avatar Krishna.  This ceremony can be performed anytime between Prabhodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Purnima but usually, it is performed on the eleventh or the twelfth lunar day of Kartik Month. It also Signifies the end of monsoon and the beginning of the holy wedding season of Hindus.   Vrinda Tulsi in her former birth was Vrinda, the faithful wife of demon king Jalandhar. Once Brahma grants Jalandhar, that he would free from death as long as his wife remained virtuous and chaste. Vrinda was renowned for her faithfulness and chastity. Jalandhar began to conquer all and became egocentric, thinking he was unbeatable. So muc…
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Hanuman Chalisa

English | Hindi | Telugu | Tamil | Kannada | Malayalam | Gujarati | Oriya | Bengali Hanuman Chalisa in English DohaShri Guru Charan Sarooja-raj Nija manu Mukura Sudhaari Baranau Rahubhara Bimala Yasha Jo Dayaka Phala Chari Budhee-Heen Thanu Jannikay Sumirow Pavana Kumara Bala-Budhee Vidya Dehoo Mohee Harahu Kalesha Vikaara Chopai Jai Hanuman gyan gun sagar Jai Kapis tihun lok ujagar Ram doot atulit bal dhama Anjaani-putra Pavan sut nama Mahabir Bikram Bajrangi Kumati nivar sumati Ke sangi Kanchan varan viraj subesa Kanan Kundal Kunchit Kesha Hath Vajra Aur Dhuvaje Viraje Kaandhe moonj janehu sajai Sankar suvan kesri Nandan Tej prataap maha jag vandan Vidyavaan guni ati chatur Ram kaj karibe ko aatur Prabu charitra sunibe-ko rasiya Ram Lakhan Sita man Basiya Sukshma roop dhari Siyahi dikhava Vikat roop dhari lank jarava Bhima roop dhari asur sanghare Ramachandra ke kaj sanvare Laye Sanjivan Lakhan Jiyaye Shri Raghuvir Haras…
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Sri Ganesha Astothara Shathanamavali

Sri Ganesha Astothara Shathanamavali Text, Lyrics in different Languages English | Hindi | Telugu | Tamil| Kannada | Malayalam | Gujarati | Oriya | Bengali Sri Ganesha Astothara Shathanamavali in English oṃ gajānanāya namaḥ oṃ gaṇādhyakṣāya namaḥ oṃ vighnārājāya namaḥ oṃ vināyakāya namaḥ oṃ dtvemāturāya namaḥ oṃ dvimukhāya namaḥ oṃ pramukhāya namaḥ oṃ sumukhāya namaḥ oṃ kṛtine namaḥ oṃ supradīpāya namaḥ oṃ sukha nidhaye namaḥ oṃ surādhyakṣāya namaḥ oṃ surārighnāya namaḥ oṃ mahāgaṇapataye namaḥ oṃ mānyāya namaḥ oṃ mahā kālāya namaḥ oṃ mahā balāya namaḥ oṃ herambāya namaḥ oṃ lamba jaṭharāya namaḥ oṃ hrasva grīvāya namaḥ oṃ mahodarāya namaḥ oṃ madotkaṭāya namaḥ oṃ mahāvīrāya namaḥ oṃ mantriṇe namaḥ oṃ maṅgaḷa svarāya namaḥ oṃ pramadhāya namaḥ oṃ prathamāya namaḥ oṃ prāṅñāya namaḥ oṃ vighnakartre namaḥ oṃ vighnahantre namaḥ oṃ viśva netre namaḥ oṃ virāṭpataye namaḥ oṃ śrīpataye namaḥ oṃ vākpataye namaḥ oṃ śṛṅgāriṇe namaḥ oṃ aśrita vatsalāya n…
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Putra Ganapathi vratham and Rituals

Putra Ganapathi vratham is observed by childless couple for children. The vrat  is very auspicious and main ritual for telugu people and dedicated to Lord Ganesh. Putra Ganapathi vratam is also called as Vinayaka Vratham or Vara sidhi vinayaka vratam. The vrat is observed on the fourth day after Amavasya (Waxing Phase of Moon) in Phalgun month. Rituals on Putra Ganapathi vratam Devotees(Childless Couple) perform Ganesh Puja at home by chanting Ganesh slokas and Ganesh Ashhtothara Shathanamavali. Some devotees perform Archana and Puja in temple and also observe fast on this day by praying Lord Ganesha to be blessed with children. Ganesh Slokas Shuklaambara Dharam Vishnum Shashi Varnam Chatur Bhujam Prasanna Vadanam Dhyaayet Sarva Vighna Upashaanthaye Vakratunda Mahakaaya Suryakoti Samaprabha Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada Agajaanana Padmaarkam Gajaananam Aharnisham Anekadantham Bhaktaanaam Ekadantam Upaasmahey Gajaananam Bhoota Ganaadh…
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