Varalakshmi Vratham – Date, Puja Vidhanam & Pooja Items List

In Hinduism, Fridays are dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. Varalakshmi Vratham is observed on second Friday that falls just before Purnima (Full Moon Day) in Sravana month. As per Puranas, the Vrat was adviced by Lord Shiva to Goddess Parvathi. On this day, Women perform puja to Goddess Lakshmi for good wealth, health and prosperity of the family. Varalakshmi Vratham in 2019 is on 9th August - Friday.   Varalakshmi Vratham Telugu PDF File Free Download శ్రీ వరలక్ష్మి వ్రతకల్పం మరియు వ్రత విధానం. Varalakshmi Vratham English PDF File Free Download - Link   Varalakshmi Vratham Pooja Items List Photo or Vigraham of Goddess Lakshmi Devi Pasupu/Haldi/Turmeric Kumkum/Vermilion Akshatalu (Rice grains + Turmeric + 1 or 2 drops of ghee) Chandan / Sandalwood paste or powder Agarbatti/ Incense sticks Karpuram / Camphor Tamalapakulu / Paan patta / Betel leaves - Min 12 leaves To place pasupu Vinayakudu / Haldi Ganesha - 1 To offer Tambulam to Gane…
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Ekadashi – List of Ekadasi Vrat & Fasting Days

Ekadashi is the 11th day in Hindu calendar. In each Hindu month, there are two Ekadashi Tithi, one is during Shukla Paksha & another during Krishna Paksha. The day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Devotees observe fast on Ekadashi day. There are 28 Ekadashi Days in 2019. Here is the list of Ekadashi Fasting Days. Ekadashi 2019 Calendar DATE DAY EKADASHI 01-Jan Tuesday Saphala Ekadashi 17-Jan Thursday Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 31-Jan Thursday Shattila Ekadashi 16-Feb Saturday Jaya Ekadashi 02-Mar Saturday Vijaya Ekadashi 17-Mar Sunday Amalaki Ekadashi 31-Mar Sunday Papmochani Ekadashi 15-Apr Monday Kamada Ekadashi 16-Apr Tuesday Kamada Ekadashi 30-Apr Tuesday Varuthini Ekadashi 15-May Wednesday Mohini Ekadashi 30-May Thursday Apara Ekadashi 13-Jun Thursday Nirjala Ekadashi 29-Jun Saturday Yogini Ekadashi 12-Jul Friday Devshayani Ekadashi 28-Jul Sunday Kamika…
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Dussehra (Vijayadashami) Festival Guide

Vijayadashami is a combination of two phrases Vijaya and Dashami, which means “Success” and “Tenth”. Vijayadashami is well known as Dasara, Dusshera or Dussehra. The festival is celebrated in the month of Ashwin on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha. It marks the end of Navratri. Dussehra is one of the major festivals in India and celebrated in a different way in different regions for different reasons. In the northeast states & some other parts, it is celebrated as Durga Puja and it marks the goddess Durga’s victory over the demon Mahishasura. In other parts of India Vijayadashami is celebrated as Dussehra, which marks god Rama’s victory over the demon Ravana. On Dasara, effigies of Ravana are filled up with woods and burnt with fireworks, indicating the destruction of evil.
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Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Lyrics & Meaning

Mahishasura Mardini Stotram is most popular stotram of Goddess Durga, written by Guru Adi Shankaracharya. This devotional verse is addressed to Goddess, who killed Demon Mahishasura on the day of Vijayadashami. Mahisasura Mardini is the fierce form of Goddess Parvathi depicted with 10 arms who rides in a lion and carrying weapons and assumes symbolic hand gestures. Reading this stotra on Maha Navami, Dassehra, Diwali & Navaratri days is considered as very auspicious. Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Lyrics in PDF Hindi Telugu English Tamil Kannada Malayalam Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Meaning     The Daughter of the Mountain and Joy of the World. || 1 || O Divine Mother, I invoke You and take refuge in Your Auspicious Feet Salutations to You O Divine Mother, I Invoke You; Who is the Daughter of the Mountain; By Whose presence the whole World is filled with Joy; For Whom the whole World is a Divine Play and Who is Praised b…
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Maha Navami

Maha Navami is the 9th day of Navratri festival and the day before Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami). The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Ashwin (Ashwayujam). According to mythological stories, Devi Durga battled against the king of demon Mahishasura for nine days. On the ninth day, Goddess won the battle. On Mahanavami Goddess worshipped as Sidhidatri or Saraswati - the deity of knowledge and wisdom.
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Navratri & 9 Avatars of Goddess Worshipped on The 9 Days

What is Navratri? Navratri, nine holy nights are most auspicious days in Hinduism. The festival is celebrated to mark the victory of the Goddess Shakti over evil (Mahishasura). The festival has a profound religious significance. Navratri is celebrated five times a year – Vasanta or Chaitra Navaratri, Ashadha Navaratri, Sharad Navaratri (Sharadiya Navratri), Paush Navaratri and Magha Navaratri. Based on their local calendar, people celebrate the festival in different months. In Telangana, Navratri is celebrated as Bathukamma. Why is Navaratri Celebrated for 9 Days & 9 Colours? People observe fast during the nine-day festival with dedication. Each day has its speciality. The nine nights of the festival commemorate the nine avatars of Goddess Shakti (Durga). Each day is dedicated to the distinct avatar of the goddess. Each day of the Navratri stands with the particular colour & each colour signifies something during the nine days of the festival. The first c…
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Indira Ekadashi Date, Importance & Rituals To Do

When is Indira Ekadashi? Indira Ekadashi 2019 Date - 25th September, Wednesday. Indira Ekadashi 2020 Date - 13th September, Sunday. Indira Ekadashi Indira Ekadashi is one of the auspicious days for Hindus. It falls on Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) Ekadashi, the 11th day of Hindu month Ashwin. As per the Gregorian calendar, this festival falls in September or October. Lord Vishnu is worshipped on Indira Ekadashi. One should offer Tulsi leaves, fruits, and flowers to the Lord at the time of the puja. As Indira Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha (Pitru Paksha), it is dedicated to ancestors and it is also called as Ekadashi Shradh. The main objective of this day is to pray to the forefathers or ancestors for deliverance from sin and its consequences. Once as Lord Krishna said to Yudishter Maharaj, a person fasts on this day, he can get rid of all sins and his forefathers who have fallen into hell are liberated. One of the important responsib…
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Vilambi Nama Samvatsara Telugu Panchangam 2018-2019 PDF

In 2018-2019 Telugu new year Ugadi called Vilambhi Nama Samvatsaram. Telugu calendar is called as Panchangam, Here we are providing Vilambhi Nama Samvatsara Telugu Panchangam pdf files (Telugu Calendar 2018-2018). Ugadi is the New Year’s Day for Telugu people. This is the most auspicious & important festival in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The Telugu calendar (Panchangam) includes 60 year names. Every 60 years one name cycle completes and the names repeat in the next cycle. Download Pancgam from below link  
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Auspicious Hindu Marriage Dates 2018

Hindu Marriage dates in 2018, provided here are only for reference purpose. The auspicious timing for Hindu marriages is calculated based on many factors like Nakshatra, Tithi, Rashi, etc. It also depends on local timing and their Panchang. It is suggested to consult a local priest for exact date & time (Muhurat) according to your Nakshatra, Rashi & Panchang. Here is a list of Auspicious Hindu Marriage dates & timing in 2018, Nakshatra & Tithi for the year 2018. Note: Rahu Kalam, Varjyam,Gulika and Yamaghanda timings should be avoided even on auspicious days as these timings are considered inauspicious. Hindu Marriage Dates in January 2018 No Auspicious Marriage Muhurat in the month of January 2018 Hindu Marriage Dates in February 2018 Auspicious Marriage Dates Auspicious Marriage Day Auspicious Muhurat Timing Auspicious Marriage Nakshatra Auspicious Tithi for Marriage 24th February Saturday 06:31 to 30:54+ Rohini, Mrigashirsha …
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Basant Panchami 2020 Date – Vasantha Panchami

Vasant Panchami is also known as Basant Panchami or Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami which marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring (usually in Magh month). Vasant Panchami 2020 Date - Thursday, 30th January Vasant Panchami is dedicated to the goddess Saraswati Devi and worshipped on this day. One of the most famous rituals of Vasanth Panchami is initiating education to the children which is known as Akshara Abhyasam or Vidhya Abhyasam. Schools and colleges arrange puja to seek blessings of the goddess . Pens, notebooks and pencils are placed in front of goddess Devi’s feet. Vansant Panchami is celebrated on Panchami Tithi day during Purvahna Kala which is between the sunrise and the midday. Purvahna Kala is also the time when people perform puja including schools and colleges. People dress up in yellow color as it signifies the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of nature. Kesar halwa is prepared on this special occasion which is made of fl…
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Basant Panchami 2019 Date – Vasantha Panchami

Vasant Panchami is also known as Basant Panchami or Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami which marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring (usually in Magh month). Vasant Panchami 2019 Date - Sunday, 10th February Vasant Panchami is dedicated to the goddess Saraswati Devi and worshipped on this day. One of the most famous rituals of Vasanth Panchami is initiating education to the children which are known as Akshara Abhyasam or Vidhya Abhyasam. Schools and colleges arrange puja to seek blessings of the goddess. Pens, notebooks, and pencils are placed in front of goddess Devi’s feet. Vansant Panchami is celebrated on Panchami Tithi day during Purvahna Kala which is between the sunrise and the midday. Purvahna Kala is also the time when people perform puja including schools and colleges. People dress up in yellow color as it signifies the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of nature. Kesar halwa is prepared on this special occasion which is made of fl…
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Telugu Calendar 2018

Telugu Calendar 2018 PDF  with Date, Day, Thithi, Nakshthram, Raahu kaalam, Varjyam, Yamagandam, Durmuhurtham, 2018 Pournami Dates, 2018 Amavasya dates.   L. S. Siddhanthi gari 2018 Telugu Panchangam Calendar with Tithi, Nakshatram, Rahu kaalam, Yama Gamdam, Durmuhurtham and festival dates. Note: File is around 1.5 MB for slow data connections it may take more than 1 minute to download. Download Telugu Calendar 2018 PDF.   2017 - 2018 Hevalambi Nama Samvathsara Telugu Panchangam. Telugu Year Names in English. Telugu Year Names in Telugu. 2018 Telugu Calendar with Tithi, Nakshatram, Rahu kaalam, Yama Gamdam, Durmuhurtham and festival dates. This calendar is Lunar calendar, also called as Amanth calendar or Amavasyant Calendar. January 2018 Telugu Calendar, February 2018 Telugu Calendar, March 2018 Telugu Calendar, April 2018 Telugu Calendar, May 2018 Telugu Calendar, June 2018 Telugu Calendar, July 2018 Telugu Calendar, August 2018 Telugu Cale…
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Thaipusam 2020 Date

Thaipusam 2020 Date - Saturday, 8 February.     Thaipusam is celebrated by Tamil people on full moon day in the month of Thai. According to the Gregorian calendar, Thai month falls in January – February. The festival is dedicated to Hindu God Lord Murugan. A major feature of this festival is Kavadi Attam (Burden Dance), it is a ceremonial sacrifice. Read more about Thaipusam. Skanda Sasti Kavasam Tamil Lyrics.
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Thaipusam 2019 Date

Thaipusam 2019 Date for Malaysia, Singapore, Srilanka & India Thaipoosam 2019 Date - Monday, 21 January.   Thaipoosam is celebrated by Tamil people on full moon day in the month of Thai. According to the Gregorian calendar, Thai month falls in January – February. The word Thaipusam is a combination of the name of the month, Thai, and the name of a star, Pusam. The star is at its highest point during the festival. This festival is also referred to as Thaipooyam and Thaippooyam & festival is dedicated to Hindu God Lord Murugan. Lord Murugan, honored in sacred lore for slaying three evil demons in the name of good virtue. In Malaysia, on the first day of Thaipusam, there is a procession along the streets of Kuala Lumpur led by a chariot that presents a Vigraha of Lord Murugan. On the second day, there is a long barefoot walk to the famous Batu Caves for the purpose of vow fulfillment. This is the most popular celebration of the festival. A major f…
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