Janmashtami – Birth of The Avatar


Krishna Janmashtami celebrates the birth of one of the most powerful incarnations of Vishnu, who we consider a leader, hero, protector, philosopher, teacher and friend all rolled into one. Krishna took birth at midnight on the ashtami or the 8th day of the Krishnapaksha or dark fortnight in the Hindu month of Shravan (August-September). This

Mahamaya Devi Temple – Ratanpur


Built by King Ratna Dev of the Kalachuri Dynasty, the Mahamaya Temple is one of the famous sacred pilgrimage centers of Hindus in Chhattisgarh state, India. Dedicated to the dual Goddesses Lakshmi & Saraswati, the temple is located in Ratanpur and is one of the 52 Shakti Peethas. Shri Mahamaya Devi Mandir is one of

Rakshabandhan – Some Legends and History


Rakshabandhan is a celebration of most pure and loving relationship of brothers and sisters. The term Rakshabandhan means ‘knot of protection’ in Sanskrit and the festival is also called Rakhi Purnima or simply Rakhi. The festival is observed throughout India irrespective of caste and creed, On this day sister ties a thread around her brother’s

When Lord Hanuman saved Shani


Shani Dev or Saturn is one of the Navagraha (Nine Planets). Shani is considered to be the strongest malefic and a stern teacher who represents patience, effort, endeavour, and endurance; and who brings restrictions and misfortunes. He also is the greatest purifier who cleanses one’s soul of bad karma. It’s believed that no one can

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Book An Astrologer – How It Works


SmartPuja has a team of well researched and experienced Astrologers with whom you could connect over the phone and consult your horoscope. The entire process is carried out online and over the phone and hence does not require the client to be physically present. It’s very simple and hassle free. All you have to do