Sri Lakshmi Suktam in English

Sri Sukta, also known as Shri Lakshmi Suktam, is a devotional hymn revering Sri as Lakṣmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity and fertility. The Sri Suktam describes Sri (Goddess Lakshmi) as glorious, ornamented, royal, lustrous as gold, and radiant as fire, moon and the sun. She is addressed as the bestower of fame, bounty and abundance in the form of gold, cattle, horses and food. Also view in Hindi | Telugu | Tamil | Kannada | Malayalam | Gujarati | Oriya | Bengali Sri Suktam in English oṃ || hira’ṇyavarṇāṃ hari’ṇīṃ suvarṇa’rajatasra’jām | candrāṃ hiraṇma’yīṃ lakṣmīṃ jāta’vedo ma āva’ha || tāṃ ma āva’ha jāta’vedo lakṣmīmana’pagāminī”m | yasyāṃ hira’ṇyaṃ vindeyaṃ gāmaśvaṃ puru’ṣānaham || aśvapūrvāṃ ra’thamadhyāṃ hastinā”da-prabodhi’nīm | śriya’ṃ devīmupa’hvaye śrīrmā devīrju’ṣatām || kāṃ so”smitāṃ hira’ṇyaprākārā’mārdrāṃ jvala’ntīṃ tṛptāṃ tarpaya’ntīm | padme sthitāṃ padmava’rṇāṃ tāmihopa’hvaye śriyam || candrāṃ pra’bhāsāṃ yaśasā jvala’ntī…
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Festivals in Phalguna Masam or Phalgun Mahina

Mahashivarathri & Holi are the famous festivals that fall in the month of Phalgun or Phalguna Masam. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Phalgun Masa or Phalguna Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Phulera Dooj Vijaya Ekadashi Amalaki Ekadashi Maha Shivarathri Holika Dahan Phulera Dooj Holi Amalaki Ekadashi Sheetala Ashtami Holika Dahan Papmochani Ekadashi Holi Ranga Panchami Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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Festivals in Magh Mahina or Magha masam

Magh - Magha Masam is one of the auspicious months in Hindu calendar. Ratha Sapthami & Vasantha Panchami are the famous festivals in this month. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Magh Masa or Magha Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Vasant Panchami Sankat Chauth Ratha Sapthami Shattila Ekadashi Bhishma Ashtami Vasant Panchami Jaya Ekadashi Ratha Sapthami Vijaya Ekadashi Bhishma Ashtami Maha Shivarathri Jaya Ekadashi Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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Festivals in Paush or Pushya masam

Paush Putrada Ekadashi and Paush Purnima are auspicious festivals in Paush Month or Pushya Masam. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Paush or Pushya Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Paush Putrada Ekadashi Saphala Ekadashi Banada Ashtami Paush Putrada Ekadashi Shakambhari Purnima Banada Ashtami Paush Purnima Shakambhari Purnima Sakat Chauth Paush Purnima Shattila Ekadashi Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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Festivals in Marghashirsha or Margashira Masam

Marghashirsham or Margashira Masam - Dattatraya Jayanthi, Annapurna Jayanti are most auspicious festivals in this month. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Marghashirsha or Margashira Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Vivah Panchami Kala Bhairava Jayanthi Gita Jayanthi Utpanna Ekadashi Mokshada Ekadashi Vivah Panchami Dattathreya Jayanthi Gita Jayanthi Annapurna Jayanthi Mokshada Ekadashi Saphala Ekadashi Dattathreya Jayanthi Annapurna Jayanthi Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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Kartik Month Importance, Dates & Festivals, Karthika Masam 2019

Karthika Masam 2019 Dates For Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka -Karthika Masam 2019 Starts on Monday, 14th October & ends on Wednesday, 13th November. Kartik Mahina 2019 Dates for Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states - Wednesday, October 23 - Thursday, November 21. List of Festivals in Kartik or Karthika Masam Karthika Masam - Gopashtami, kansa Vadha, Tulsi Vivah, Bhaiya Dooj are most important Festivals in this month. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals …
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Festivals in Ashwin Month or Ashwayuja Masam

Durgashtami, Bathukamma, Vijaya Dashami (Dusshera) are the most important festivals in the month of Ashwin / Ashwayuja Masam. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Ashwin or Ashwayuja Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Shardiya navarathri Pitru Paksha Arambh Saraswathi Awahan Indira Ekadashi Saraswathi Puja Sarvapitru Amavasya Durgashtami Jivitputrika Vrat Maha Navami Shardiya navarathri Vijaya Dashami/ Dusshera Saraswathi Awahan Papankusha Ekadashi Saraswathi Puja Sharad Purnima Durgashtami Lalitha Panchami Maha Navami Kojagara Puja Vijaya Dasham…
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Festivals in Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Month

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the important and famous festivals in Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Month. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Hartalika Teej Kajari Teej Ganesh Chathurthi Krishna Janmashtami Rishi Panchami Aja Ekadashi Radha Ashtami Dahi Handi Parsva Ekadashi Gayathri Japam Ganesh Visarjan Hartalika Teej Vamana Jayanthi Ganesh Chathurthi Mahalakshmi Vrat Rishi Panchami Anant Chathurdashi Radha Ashtami Durva Ashtami Parsva Ekadashi Pitru Paksha Arambh Ganesh Visarjan Indi…
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Festivals in Ashada Masam

  Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Ashada Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Jagannath Rath Yatra Yogini Ekadashi Devshayani Ekadashi Jagannath Rath Yatra Guru Purnima Devshayani Ekadashi Gauri Vrat Arambh Guru Purnima Jaya Parvathi Vrat Gauri Vrat Arambh Kokila Vrat Jaya Parvathi Vrat Vyasa Puja Kokila Vrat Kamika Ekadashi Vyasa Puja Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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What These 19 Western philosophers Said About Hinduism?

Well Known Western philosophers on Hinduism, Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) "Hindus and Hindutva will one day rule the world, because this is a combination of knowledge and wisdom". Herbert Wells (1846 - 1946) "Until the effectiveness of Hindutva is restored, how many generations will suffer atrocities and life will be cut off, then one day the entire world will be attracted to it, on that day there will be Dilshad and on that day the world will be inhabited. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) "I understand that through his intelligence and awareness he did that which the Jews could not do. In Hinduism, t is the power that can lead to peace." “When I read the Bhagavad Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous. “ “We owe a lot to Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” Huston Smith (1919) "The faith which is upon us and this is better than us …
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Festivals in Jyeshta Month

Jyeshta or Joishtho is the second month of Bengali calendar. Jyeshta is the third month in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Goan calendars & The eighth month in Gujarati calendar. Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in Jyeshta Month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Ganga Dusshera Narada Jayanthi Nirjala Ekadashi Apara Ekadashi Vat Purnima Vrat Vat Savitri Vrat Mahesha Navami Shani Jayanthi Gayatri Jayanti Ganga Dusshera Yogini Ekadashi Nirjala Ekadashi Vat Purnima Vrat Mahesha Navami Gay…
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Festivals in Vaishakam

Vaishakam or Baisakham is the first month of Bengali calendar. The second month in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Goan calendars & The seventh month in Gujarati calendar. Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in Vaishakam Month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Parashurama Jayanthi Varuthini Ekadashi Akshaya Tritiya Parashurama Jayanthi Ganga Sapthami Akshaya Tritiya Sita Navami Ganga Sapthami Mohini Ekadashi Sita Navami Narasimha Jayanthi Mohini Ekadashi Buddha Purnima Narasimha Jayanthi Kurma J…
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Festivals in Chaitra Month

In some calendars Chaitra Month is the first month, In Some Calendars Baisakhi is the first month. For Example, in Bengali calendar, Vaisak is the first month, in Gujarati Calendar, Kartik is the first month of the year, in Telugu, Tamil & Kannada calendars Chaitra month is the first month. Because Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in chaitra month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Chaitra Navarathri/ Vasantha Navarathri Sheetala Ashtami Ugadi/Yugadi Papmocihani Ekadash Gudi Padwa / Samvatsar Padvo Rang…
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Hindu Months Name & Corresponding Gregorian Months

There are 12 months in Hindu Calendar. Hindus Follows Lunar & Solar calendars. In some calendar Chaitra is the First Month, In Some Calendars Baisakhi is the first month. Example in Bengali calendar Vaisak is the first month, in Gujarati Calendar Kartik is the first month of the year. But all festivals falls on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. Apart from these 12 months, Adhik Masa is there which falls once in 3 years. 1. Chaitra (March/April) Chaitra is also known as Chet, Choitro, Chaitramu, Chaitram, Chaiti. In different regions, it is called with a different name. Chaitra Masam or Chait Mahina is the first month in Lunar Hindu calendar. It is the last month in Bengali calendar & Nepali calendar. As per Gregorian calendar, Chaitra Masa falls in March/April. 2. Vaishak (April/May) Second Hindu month Vaishak  Masam is also called as Vaisakha or Vishaka Mahina. In Orissa, Bengali and Punjabi calendar it is known as Baisakha. In Tamilnad…
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