Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The Shankh is the conch shell, which is blown before a puja begins or when someone enters the room. It is also blown five times before offering a prayer to the gods. The Shankh also has many...
In Hinduism, Annadaan is considered as Mahadaan. It is believed that by donating food, the sins of births are removed and merit is attained. What is the importance of doing Annadanam? This article contains the benefits of...
It is customary to light a lamp in the river on the day of Kartik Purnima. Donating a lamp, making the lamp flow in a river or lighting a lamp and placing it in the right place...
Govardhan Puja also known as Annakut or Annakoot, is celebrated on Pratipada of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. The special significance of Govardhan Puja is observed in the victory of Lord Krishna over Lord Indra. Here is the...
The festival of Bhai Dooj is dedicated to the unbreakable relationship of sister and brother. According to the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated every year on the second date of Kartik Shukla Paksha. This festival is also known...
There is a tradition to worship Lord Kubera, Lord Dhanvantari and Goddess Lakshmi on Dhanteras Tithi. Dhanteras, also called as Dhanthrayodashi or Dhanvantari Trayodashi, falls on the favorable thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha in the Hindu...
Every day when we worship God, we light a lamp and offer flowers to him. However, there are certain special rules for lighting a lamp for God. Do you know what those rules are? Why should we...
If you want prosperity, fame, luck and happiness at home, do not clean Pooja room at night. By doing this, Mother Lakshmi may get upset and may cause many problems at home. Why not clean Pooja room...
There is a common tradition of Hindus to offer food or “Naivedya” to the God. Some of us follow this tradition knowing the reason behind it. Others follow it as a practice taught to us by our elders....
It is believed that if we see something good in the morning, the day will be better and if we see something bad or things we don't like, the whole day will be ruined. So, what things should...
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