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Geeta Jayanathi on Nov 28, 2009

Thursday, November 26th, 2009
Geeta Jayanathi on Nov 28, 2009

Gita Jayanti THE GITA Jayanti, or the birthday of the Bhagavad Gita, is celebrated throughout India by all the admirers and lovers of this most sacred scripture on the eleventh day (Ekadashi) of the bright half of the month of Margaseersha (December-January), according to the Hindu almanac. It was on this day that Sanjaya narrated […]

Significance of Deepavali

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Deepavali is celebrated for three days, as Naraka Chaturdasi, Lakshmi Pooja and Bali Padyami. It is said that Ugadi is feast for food and Deepavali is feast for bath.(Undu Ugadi, Mindu Deepavali). Naraka Chaturdasi is the day on which Krishna killed the demon Narakasura and gave him Moksha. At the time of death he desired […]

Why do we light lamps in Karthika Maasa ?

Sunday, October 18th, 2009
Why do we light lamps in Karthika Maasa ?

Ever wondered why we light so many lamps in the month of Kartika ? It’s one day for the Devas, when Earth goes around the Sun in twelve months. Lord Vishnu goes to sleep on Ashadha suddha ekadashi(some time in July) and wakes-up on Karthika suddha ekadashi. That’s why the following day, Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi […]