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 …

Santoshi Mata: The Goddess of Peace and Prosperity

Santoshi Mata: The Goddess of Peace and Prosperity

Santoshi Mata is a Goddess of Satisfaction, as her name suggests. Santoshi literally means ‘the one who is satisfied’. She promotes peace and prosperity. Devotees do a Vrat (fasting) for 16 consecutive Fridays to gain her favor. Although she has no basis in the ancient Hindu Puran(s), she was popularized as a Goddess specifically after …

All You Need To Know About Goddess of Purity

All You Need To Know About Goddess of Purity

Goddess Ganga, also known as Bhagirathi, Jahnvi, Nikita, Mandakini, and Alaknanda, is the Goddess of Purity and forgiveness. Devotees who take a bath in her holy waters are said to have washed away all their sins from all their rebirths. Devotees would also travel far and wide carrying the ashes of their kin, to be …

The benefit of worshipping The Eternity Lord Krishna

The benefit of worshipping The Eternity Lord Krishna

Worship of Lord Krishna – He is the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and the central character of the epic Mahabharata. His maternal uncle imprisoned her sister and killed her seven babies as the eighth one will be his destructor; however, the king failed to kill the eighth baby as he was smuggled out of …

Beliefs and benefits of worship Lord of the Universe Jagannatha

Beliefs and benefits of worship Lord of the Universe Jagannatha

Worship of Lord of the Universe Jagannatha – Lord of the Universe is considered as a form or incarnation of Lord Vishnu, one of the Hindu triad. Since he is the cause of all incarnations and everything emanates from him, Jagannatha does not have a life story unlike other deities of the Hindu pantheon. A …

Reasons for Worshipping The Lord Kartikeya

Reasons for Worshipping The Lord Kartikeya

Worship of Lord Kartikeya – He has several names and known as Skanda, Subrahmanya, Shanmugam, Kumaran, Seyon, Saravaṇa, Guhan, Murugan, Dandapani and many other names. He is the eldest son of Lord Shiva and the goddess Parvati and born to slay the asuras. The legend says that the Tarakasura and Surapadma received the blessing of …