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

When Lord Hanuman saved Shani Dev

When Lord Hanuman saved Shani Dev Shani Dev or Saturn is one of the Navagraha (Nine Planets). Shani Dev 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

Book Pandit for Online E-Puja Ceremony

Online E-Puja Ceremony Thinking about performing an  E-Puja but not sure how to go about it? Wondering how to get the right Purohit by community, language and region specifications based on your customs and rituals? Well, look no further as we got you covered! At SmartPuja.com, we understand the importance of staying in touch with

Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram Mantra meaning

Do you know the meaning of Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram Mantra? Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram is one of the most famous mantras that you would hear at the time of a Mangal Aarti. It is an ancient Sanskrit Shloka related to Lord Shiva and is also known as Shiva Yajur Mantra. Karpur Gauram Karunavtaaram mantra is found in

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

Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day during Chaitra month. Hanuman, who is also known as Vanara God, was born on this day and Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman is one of the most important deities who are worshipped in Hinduism. Lord Hanuman is most

Navaratri Durga Puja

Durga Puja सर्वमङ्गलमाङ्गल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिके । शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ Most auspicious of all auspicious, Parvati, Who fulfills all desires| Refuge of everything, Three-eyed, Devi(Parvati), Lakshmi, We salute you || This shloka describes the powers of Great Mother Durga. Shri Devi Durga is mother of all powers and represents the oneness of