Navratri: Unique Celebration in Different Parts of India

Navratri: Unique Celebration in Different Parts of India

In India, you will find diversity in everything: food, culture, clothing, and language. You can witness diversity even in festivals regarding their ways of celebrations and rituals. One such festival is Navratri, which is celebrated in every state of India but in its own unique way. Navratri is a Sanskrit term that means nine nights …

Fasting on Navratri: Major Spiritual and Physical Benefits

Fasting on Navratri: Major Spiritual and Physical Benefits

Chaitra Navratri is an important festival for Hindus where we dedicate our worships and prayers to Goddess Durga for nine consecutive days. According to the Hindu Lunar calendar, Navratri also marks the start of the new year. The terms ‘Nav’ and ‘Ratri’ mean nine and night, respectively. Thus we celebrate Navratri for nine days, and …

Treat Yourself and Relish Gujiya This Holi

Treat Yourself and Relish Gujiya This Holi

Holi is one of the most loved and thrilling Hindu festivals. People of all age groups look forward to celebrating Holi every year, with excitement. We celebrate Holi with colors, dance, Bollywood and traditional songs, and lots of delicious sweets. If you are looking to perform puja for Holi from the comfort of your home, …

Holi : Festival of Colors and Its Significance

Holi : Festival of Colors and Its Significance

Holi is celebrated on two consecutive days starting from Phagun Purnima. In 2022, Holi falls on the 17th and 18th of March. Holi is celebrated with colors to mark the coming of the spring season. People are happy since the shivers of winters are over, and now it’s time for a pleasant spring. The first …

Ashta Lakshmi: The 8 Types of Wealth That Every Human Needs

Ashta Lakshmi: The 8 Types of Wealth That Every Human Needs

As Goddess Durga is known to have nine forms, likewise her daughter Mother Goddess Lakshmi has eight different forms. These eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi depict eight different manifestations of wealth in a human’s life. They have massive relevance as every individual needs to have these eight forms of wealth to live a happier and …

How to Prepare Bhog/Prasad on Ganesh Chaturthi?
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  • September 9, 2021

How to Prepare Bhog/Prasad on Ganesh Chaturthi?

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja has always been an important festival in the Hindu religion and celebrated with great enthusiasm. It is celebrated especially in Mumbai where various types of Prasad are made to be offered to Lord Ganesh. Worship of Lord Ganesh blesses the devotees with wisdom, prosperity, health, luck, and happiness. So why not try …

Krishna Janmashtami : The Birth of a God

Krishna Janmashtami : The Birth of a God

Krishna Janmashtami, also known as simply Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is celebrated in honor of the birth of Vishnu’s 8th avatar, Lord Krishna. It is an annual Hindu festival, celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksh (dark fortnight) in Shraavan or Bhadrapad (depending on whether the Hindu lunisolar calendar chooses the new moon …

Why Raksha Bandhan Festival Is Celebrated?

Why Raksha Bandhan Festival Is Celebrated?

Raksha Bandhan, also known as Rakhi, is a festival where sisters of all ages tie a sacred thread/ amulet/ protection talisman around their brothers’ right wrists. Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the last day on the Hindu lunar calendar month of Sravana , which typically falls in the last week of August. The Rakhi can …

Story of Lord Brahma | The Creator of The Universe

Story of Lord Brahma | The Creator of The Universe

Lord Brahma is known as the Creator of the Universe within the Tridev, the holy trinity of Supreme Beings, along with Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. He is also known as Svayambhu, which literally means ‘self-born’, and is usually associated with creation, Vedas, and knowledge. Who is Lord Brahma? Lord Brahma is a prominent deity …

History of Kali Maa | Onlinetemple

History of Kali Maa | Onlinetemple

Ever wondered about the identity of the wild dark goddess of Hindu culture? Here are the details of everything about ‘the dark-hued one’. Who is Kali Maa? Kali, also called Kalika and Kaalratri, is a Hindu Goddess that is the formidable and vicious form of Shakti (also known as Goddess Parvati, the consort of Shiva). …

Story of Goddess Mahalakshmi l Onlinetemple

Story of Goddess Mahalakshmi l Onlinetemple

Lakshmi, when translated, roughly means ‘she who leads to one’s goals.’ She is also known by other names such as Sri, Narayani, Bhargavi, Bhagvati, Padma, Kamla, Vaishnavi and many more. Goddess Mahalakshmi is a part of the Tridevi, along with Goddess Parvathi and Goddess Sarasvati. Who is Mahalakshmi? Lakshmi is a prime Hindu goddess and …

How to Worship Lord Kubera

How to Worship Lord Kubera

Lord Kubera, also known as Kuvera or Kuber, is the God of Wealth and closely associated with Goddess Lakshmi. He is also the God-King of the semi-divine Yakshas, Rakshasas, the Guhyakas, Kinnaras, and Gandharvas, in the Hindu culture. He is the Regent of the North (Dikpal) and the Protector of the World (Lokpal). Many of …