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Pooja

Shraadh pooja

Shraadh Pooja

Poojas to calm the athmas of our dear ones on their death anniversaries: Ashma shanti poojas are performed every year to remember our near and dear ones on their death days along with Anna dhanam and offering clothes for the poor. This has been an age old custom in India. It is believed that dead ones come to visit us once in a year and it is mandatory that we perform a simple pooja for them to sh... »

Shani Shanti pooja

Shani Shanti Pooja

Shani Shanti poojas performed to please the planet Saturn and to bring prosperity in one’s life The pooja for sahaniswara is performed for mental peace and to get rid of health ailments in the body. According to the Vedic astrology, the planet Saturn is considered as an emaciated God with a huge physique taw eyes and big tooth. He is indolent and airy in temperament. He has the power to convert a ... »

Hanuman Pooja

Hanuman Pooja

Worshipping the lord of wisdom and strength through the Hanuman Pooja Hanuman is one god worshipped by both the Vishnavites and the followers of lord shiva with equal preference and reverence. He is one of the most famous and favourites of all Shiva avatars and is an excellent and devoted baktha of Lord Rama. In the Hindu Mythology, he is depicted as a person of total devotion. It is said that whe... »

Nakshatara Pooja

Nakshatara Pooja

Nakshatara Pooja What is birth star or nakshatra? When studying a person’s horoscope the influence of nakhshatras or stars and star- lords is a very important aspect. In astrology there is a separate branch known as stellar astrology for the study of stars. In vedic astrology nakshatra study is crucial for matching horoscopes and comprehending the mental status of a person. The zodiac has been div... »

Bhai-Dooj: ‘The Festival in India of true bond’

Bhai-Dooj: ‘The Festival in India of true bond’

What is Bhai-Dooj festival? The festival of Bhai-Dooj falls just after the festival of lights, Diwali. This is the last day of celebration of Diwali. This festival of brother and sister glorifies the love between them. This day of Bhai-Dooj falls on the day of new moon light. According to literature, Bhai means brother and Dooj refers to second day after the new moon. The day is considered to pray... »

Know about the festival of lights, Diwali in India

Know about the festival of lights, Diwali in India

What is Diwali Puja? ‘Deepawali’ means a row of lights and it is one of the most auspicious festivals in India that is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm all over the country. It is a conglomeration of five day festivities. On day 1, ‘Dhan-Teras’, On Day 2 –‘Roop Chaudas’, On Day 3, the main festival of ‘Deepawali’, On day 4 ‘Govardhan Pooja’ and on Day 5 ‘Bhai Dooj’ is celebrated. It is cel... »

Look here the easy ways to celebrate Dhanteras

Look here the easy ways to celebrate Dhanteras

Diwali  is a five-day long festival which starts with Dhanteras. Dhanteras is also known as Dhanalakshmi Pooja, “Dhanatrayodashi” or “Dhanvantari Trayodashi”. In the word Dhanteras, Dhan symbolizes wealth, and teras symbolize 13th day, according to Hindu calendar. On the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras, Lord Kuber and Mata Laxmi are worshipped and people seek their blessin... »

All about Buddha Purnima

All about Buddha Purnima

The festival of ‘Buddha Purnima’ or ‘Buddha Jayanti’, popularly called as ‘Vesak’, is dedicated to Lord Buddha and is observed by Buddhists all over the world. This day is marked as the most important day as three significant events, the birth anniversary, enlightenment (‘Nirvana’) and death anniversary of Buddha had occurred on the same day. It falls on the full moon day (‘Poornima’) in the month... »

Rudrabhishekam pooja

Rudrabhishekam Pooja

Rudrabhishekam Pooja Rudrabhishekam pooja to alleviate one’s sins and to bring prosperity in one’s family Rudrabhishekam is dedicated to lord Shiva and he is worshipped in the form of rudra or fire. The history behind the pooja is that, Lord Rama performed the pooja at Rameshwaram before he crosses the sea to reach Lanka to relieve Sita from Ravanan. [box type=”shadow”] Significance of... »

Maha Shivaratri pooja

Maha Shivaratri Pooja

Maha Shivaratri Pooja Maha Shivaratri pooja performed every month for yielding showers of blessings for Lord Shiva Importance of Shivaratri: This is a great festival celebrated for both shiva and Shakti. According to the Hindu calendar, the chaturdahsi tithi in the month of magha is known as Maha Shivaratri the pooja is observed by eating once in a day and take up an specific sankalpa for a full d... »

Aishwarya Ganapati pooja

Aishwarya Ganapati Pooja

Aishwarya Ganapati Pooja Lord Ganesha is the removal of obstacles and is the most worshipped God. As per Hindu tradition, before commencing any auspicious work, Lord Ganesha should be worshipped. He is an embodiment of knowledge and wisdom. He is worshipped in various forms like Buddhi Ganapati for seeking knowledge, Siddhi Aishwarya Ganapati for procuring wealth, Sankata Nashana Ganapati, the rem... »

Mangala Gouri Pooja

Mangala Gouri Pooja

Mangala Gouri Pooja several people face problems like delay in marriages, mangala dosha in horoscope and marital problems like differences with spouse, frequent arguments and mental disturbances. For all these probles, Mangala Gouri pooja is prescribed in the scriptures. Goddess Devi is worshipped as Mangala Gouri and shodasopachara pooja is performed which is followed by namavali pooja. Usually t... »

Lakshmi Pooja

Lakshmi Pooja

Lakshmi Pooja Several forms of LakshmiThe consort of Lord Vishnu, Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. She bestows eight kinds of wealth. In Hindu households she is the most commonly worshipped Goddess. It is believed that there will not be prosperity if Goddess Lakshmi is not worshipped. Vidya lakshmi bestows knowledge, Vijaya Lakshmi is associated with success, Dhanya Lakshmi is for ... »

Ganesh pooja

Ganesh Pooja

Ganesh Pooja Form of Ganesha Lord Ganesha is the most ardently worshipped God of Hindus. His parents are Lord Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha is known by different names like Pillayar, Ganapati, Vinayaka, Lambodara, Ambasuta etc. Hindus worship Ganesha as the first God and offer their prayers before doing any auspicious work. Ganesha is easily recognized with his unique elephant head. Quite contrary to... »

Udaka Shanti Pooja

Udaka Shanti Pooja

Udaka Shanti Pooja Sanctity of water Udaka shanti pooja is ideal for seeking auspicious results- it may be for the wellbeing of your children, peace or shanty at home, better job prospects. Good relations with mother-in-law and so on. Water is mainly used in the Udaka shanti pooja. Let us see some of the benefits of purifying water and using in poojas. [box type=”shadow”] Importance of... »

Vishnu Pooja

Vishnu Pooja

Vishnu Pooja Magnificence of Lord Vishnu Role of Lord VishnuThe creator of the universe is Brahma. Shakti along with Shiva is instrumental in the process of dissolution and recreation of the universe. The other important task of controlling and managing the universe is performed by Lord Vishnu. Several times when the universe was in danger, Vishnu saved it by taking various avataras or forms. One ... »

Satyanarayana Pooja

Satyanarayana Pooja

Satyanarayana Pooja Significance of Satyanarayana PoojaLord Satyanarayana Swamy is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This pooja or katha is performed by the devotees usually on occasions like house warming ceremony, marriage etc. It can be done on any day for fulfillinf any wish or desire. The importance of Satyanarayana pooja is mentioned in Skanda Purana. Satyanarayana Pooja is ideally performed on... »

Shiva Pooja

Shiva Pooja

Shiva Pooja Shiva’s presence Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara are the Gods of Trinity in Hinduism. Lord Shiva or Maheswara is the God who can be accessed easily and who forgives instantly. Shiva is the creator along with the eternal union Shakti. He is also the lord of death and destroyer. Tantra method of worship has originated from Shiva. He bestowed 64 yantras for attaining various objectives and s... »

Aishwarya Lakshmi Pooja

Aishwarya Lakshmi Pooja

Aishwarya Lakshmi Pooja Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is manifested in eight forms known as Ashta Lakshmis. They are Adi Lakshmi : She is also known as Maha lakshmi and is the daughter of Rishi Brigu Dhana lakshmi: Goddess of money and gold Dhanya Lakshmi: Goddess of grains Gaja Lakshmi: Goddess of animal property, like elephants and cattle Santana Lakshmi: Goddess of offspr... »

Online Pooja

Pooja

Pooja The Vedas were originated in India but by this time, the influence of Vedas in our lives has been accepted by the Westerners too. Numerous sages of ancient India have been able to create a solid foundation for our country in terms of culture and heritage and Vedas had strong role in building this foundation. In our lives, we face different types of problems and try to resolve them in differe... »