Rakshabandhan / Rakhi


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

Book Purohit for Ganesha Chaturthi Puja


Ganesha Chaturthi Puja – Ganesha Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a grand festival that reveres Lord Ganesha. It starts on the fourth day of Hindu lunar calendar month Bhadrapada. The festival is marked with installation of Ganesha idols in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals. Lord Ganesha is the remover of all the

Nag Panchami

Nag Panchami


Nag Panchami is a Hindu festival celebrated to worship the Nag Devta (Snake God). As per Hindu calendar the festival is observed on the fifth day of the first half of the Lunar month of Shravan (July/August). The followers believe that Nag Devta can be pleased by worshiping the snakes as they are believed to

Rudrabhisheka Puja (South)


Rudrabhisheka Puja Rudrabhisheka Puja is performed to alleviate one’s sufferings and to bring prosperity to one’s family. This auspicious puja is dedicated to Lord Rudra who is one among 108 different avatars of Lord Shiva. Rudra means destroyer of sorrows. According to the legend Lord Rama installed a Shiva Linga at Rameshwaram and performed Rudrabhisheka

Book Purohit for Vara Mahalakshmi Puja


Vara MahaLakshmi Puja VaraLakshmi Puja is a popular ritual observed by married women in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh. VaraLakshmi Vrat is a festival celebrated to appease Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. This festival falls in the holy month of Shravan on the first Friday before the Pournami  (the

Shravan Maas


Shravan is the fifth month of the Hindu calendar, beginning in late July from the first day of the full moon and ending in the third week of August, the day of the next full moon. Shravan Maas is considered to be the holiest month of the year. During Shravan Maas, the cosmos is naturally charged

Rudrabhishek Puja (North)


Om Namah Shivaya Rudrabhishek Puja Rudrabhishek Puja is performed to alleviate one’s sufferings and to bring prosperity to one’s family. This auspicious puja is dedicated to Lord Rudra who is one among 108 different avatars of Lord Shiva. Rudra means destroyer of sorrows. According to the legend Lord Rama installed a Shiva Linga at Rameshwaram

Gayatri Jayanti


Gayatri Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Goddess Gayatri, the Goddess of Veda. Being the Goddess of all Veda, Goddess Gayatri is also known as Veda Mata. Gayatri is the personified form of Gayatri Mantra, a popular hymn from Vedic texts. She is also known as Savitri and Vedamata (mother of Vedas). Gayatri

Shani Jayanti


Shani Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Shani. Shani Jayanti is also known as Shani Amavasya. Lord Shani is the son of Lord Surya and rules planet Saturn and weekday Saturday. Shani Jayanti is observed on Amavasya Tithi during Jyeshtha month. Shani Jayanti coincides with Vat Savitri Vrat which is observed during Jyeshtha Amavasya

Akshaya Tritiya


Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akti or Akha Teej, is an annual spring festival. It falls on the third tithi (lunar day) of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) of the month of Vaisakha. It is regionally observed as an auspicious day as it signifies the “third day of unending prosperity”. The festival’s date varies and