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Ratha Saptami Muhurta, Pooja Material, Muhurtam, Timings

Sun God Surya Deva

Snan Muhurta on Ratha Saptami – 05:10 to 06:53 Duration – 1 Hour 42 Mins Sunrise time for Arghyadan – 06:49 Ratha Saptami: The Sun God or Adideva correlates with Saptami Tithi. In Magha maasam, when Shukla Paksha Saptami arrives, devotees dedicate this to Lord Surya by the name of Ratha Saptami or Magha Saptami. Believed to be the birthday ...

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Skanda Sashti, Kanda Sashti Vratam

Lord Murugan

Various names have been given to the sibling of Lord Ganesha, Lord Skanda being one of them. In Tamil Nadu, Hindu devotees believe God Shiva and Goddess Parvati to have two siblings, one Lord Ganesha and the younger brother, Lord Skanda. However, in North India, Lord Skanda is known to be as Ganesha’s elder brother. Devotees pray to Lord Skanda ...

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2017 Skanda Sashti Dates, Kanda Sashti Vratam

Lord Murugan

Skanda Sashti is a festival of Lord Murugan. This festival is very famous festival and is celebrated by tamil speaking language and some parts of andhra pradesh. Lord Murugan is also called Sri Subramanya Swamy he he is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi Devi. Skanda Sashti Dates in 2017: Tuesday 3 January Skanda Sashti Thursday 2 February ...

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Saraswati Puja on Vasant Panchami Muhurta

Ayudha Pooja Saraswati Puja Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami Puja Timings: 06:53 am to 12:27 pm Duration = 5 Hours 34 Mins Vasant Panchami on Saraswati Puja: In India Vidya meaning knowledge/education is of utmost importance. The Goddess of Vidya, Maa Saraswati is worshipped with wholehearted dedication. Goddess Saraswati symbolizes knowledge, wisdom, creativity in the form of performing arts such as music, and sciences. Also known by ...

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Holy Places of Lord Shiva in India

Shiva Lingams

Pancha Aasana Shrines / Temples: 1) Thiruvazhudheesar temple in Ervaadi. 2) Sathyavaakeesar temple in Kalakaadu. 3) Thirunaageshwarar temple in Naanguneri. 4) ManoNmaneesar temple in VijayanaaraayaNapuram. 5) Raamalingar temple in Shenbagaraamanalloor. Pancha Bootha Shrines / Temples: 1) Sankarankovil, Prithvi (Earth) 2) Karivalamvantha Nalloor, Agni (Fire) 3) Thaarukaapuram, Jalam (Water) 4) Thenmalai, Vaayu (Air) 5) Devathaanam, Aakash (Space) Nava Lingapurams / Temples: ...

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Types of Shiva Lingam, Varieties of Shiva Lingams

Lord Shiva Lingams

1) Ashtaloha Lingam : Ashtaloha Lingam is made of eight metals and cures leprosy. 2) Vaidurya Lingam : Vaidurya Lingam is made of a precious stone called Vaiduryam – Lapis and protects one from the enemy’s arrogant attack. 3) Spatika Lingam : Spatika Lingam is made of Crystal and bestows fulfillment of all desires. 4) Padara Lingam : Padara Lingam ...

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Draksharamam, Sri Manikyamba Sametha Sri Bheemeswara Swamy Temple, Timing, Sevas

Draksharamam Sri Manikyamba

Sri Manikyamba Sametha Sri Bheemeswara Swamy Temple is a Pancharama Kshetra of South India is a very famous temple at Draksharamam, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. Draksharamam is 28 km from Kakinada, 50 km from Rajahmundry and 25 km from Amalapuram. The main deity Sri Manikyamba (Sri Parvathi Ammavaru) and Sri Bheemeswara Swamy (Lord Shiva). The Spatika Lingam is 2.6 metres in height. This temple ...

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Amavasya | Amavasai 2017 Dates

Amavasya - Amavasai

Amavasya or Amavasai dates in 2017: Friday 27 January 2017 Sunday 26 February 2017 Tuesday 28 March 2017 Wednesday 26 2017 April Thursday 25 May 2017 Saturday 24 June 2017 Sunday 23 July 2016 Monday 21 August 2017 Wednesday 20 September 2017 Thursday 19 October 2017 Saturday 18 November 2017 Monday 18 December 2017 Amavasya or Amavasai dates in 2017 ...

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Thai Amavasya | Amavasai or No Moon Day

Amavasya - Amavasai

The Amavasya that falls on the no moon day of Thai maasam in the Tamil Nadu state of India is marked as significant. Reason being that this day, people dedicate the day in honor of their ancestors, family members, close and dear ones who have departed to the other world. The day begins with chanting of special type of prayers ...

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Nakshathras and Rasi in Sanskrit Telugu and Tamil

Astrological Signs

Nakshathras and Rasi:  SI No Star Name in Sanskrit Rasi (Same for Telugu and Tamil) 1. Ashwathi Mesha 2. Apabharani Mesha 3. Kruthika (I Padha) Mesha 4. Kruthika (II, III,IV Padha) Vrushabha 5. Rohini Vrushabha 6. Mrugaseersham (I, II Padha) Vrushabha 7. Mrugaseersham (III, IV Padha) Mithuna 8. Aardhra Mithuna 9. Punarvasu (I, II, III Padha) Mithuna 10. Punarvasu (IV ...

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