Gauri Habba

Gauri Habba (Festival) is celebrated in households a day before Ganesha Chaturthi. Gauri Maa, a very fair complexioned incarnation of Goddess Parvati, is worshiped for her ability to bestow upon her devotees power, courage and valour. She is the most powerful of all the Goddesses and is the very incarnation of Aadi Shakti Mahamaya. During

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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

Book a Pandit, Purohit online – How It Works

SmartPuja is an online digital platform providing sacred, hassle-free Puja services. Our one stop solution encompasses every aspect of Hindu religious ceremonies providing the best Puja experience with verified and experienced Pandits / Purohits. Be it your Home or Office, SmartPuja conducts the service everywhere! Here’s how it works. Book a Pandit on www.smartpuja.com by entering your details with Puja name and language

Why do we say Namaste?

Indians greet each other with Namaste. The two palms are placed together in front of the chest and the head bows whilst saying the word Namaste. This greeting is for all – people younger than us, of our own age, those older than friends, even strangers and us. There are five forms of formal traditional

Why do we chant Om?

  Om is one of the most chanted sound symbols in India. It has a profound effect on the body and mind of the one who chants and also on the surroundings. Most mantras and vedic prayers start with Om.  All auspicious actions begin with this powerful word. It is even used as a greeting