Shraddha | Pitr Paksha Shradh | Importance of Shraddh

August 26, 2011 14:00  astrowriter3
The word ‘Pitr Paksha’ comprises of two words ‘Pitr’ which means ancestors and the ‘Paksha’ which means phase of the moon. The auspicious period in the dark fortnight of Ashwina (September-October) is known as Pitr Paksha or Mahalaya Paksha. [More]


Shraddha Dates 2011 | Sharadh and its Importance in Human Life | Scientific Aspect of Shradha

August 26, 2011 00:17  astrowriter3
Shardha is a Karma that continues for 17 days starting from Poornima and ends on the Amavasya. This year it starts from 12 September 2011 and ends on 27 September 2011. [More]


Worship of Lord Shiva | Importance of Belpatra | Procedure of Worship of Lord Shiva

July 19, 2011 21:14  astrowriter3
In Sawan month, devotees worship lord Shiva according to their faith and devotion. The importance of devotion of lord Shiva in Sawan month has been described in Rigveda.
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Sawan Month | Importance of Sawan Month | Why Shiva Puja is Done

July 19, 2011 21:04  astrowriter3
According to Hindu calendar, the month of Sawan has its special importance.The nature is at its best during this month. [More]


Worshipping Lord Shiva in the month of Sawan | Importance of Belpatra

July 17, 2011 09:00  astrowriter3
The importance of worshipping Lord Shiva in the month of Sawan has been mentioned in the Rigveda. The worship of Lord Shiva begins with the commencement of Shravan Month. [More]


Hindu Mythology | 16 Sanskaras in Hindu Mythology | Shodasha Samskara

July 7, 2011 03:25  astrowriter3
To achieve the inherent knowledge, every Hindu has to go through various sanskaras right from the birth till the death. [More]


Somvati Amavasya 2012 - Somvati Amavasya Fast Procedure (Somvati Amavasya Fast Story) | Somvati Amavasya Fast

February 15, 2011 22:50  cyrilgupta
Amavasya of any month which falls on Monday is called Somvati Amavasya. It is specially known for the Tarpan of ancestors. [More]


Panchak | Panchak Nakshatra । Panchak Dates in 2011 | Panchak 2011 Dates

February 11, 2011 21:57  cyrilgupta
Panchak mean five (Panch). According to the Hindu Panchang, Panchak begins when moon transit from Aquarius sign to Pisces sign. [More]


Amavasya Pitra Tarpan 2012 | Jyeshta Masa Amavasya (Amavasya Importance)

February 10, 2011 02:04  cyrilgupta
Amavasya date comes in every Moon month. There are two Paksha of Moon: Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha. [More]


Ganga Dussehra 2012 (Ganga Dussehra Festival Importance) | Ganga Dussehra Story

February 5, 2011 00:06  cyrilgupta
Ganga Dussehra is celebrated on Dashmi Tithi of Shukla Paksha Jeyshta Masa. This day, sacred river Ganga had descended on earth from heaven. In the year 2012, it will be on 30th May. [More]


Vaishakh Snaan 2011 (Vaishakha Masa Vratam ) | Vaishakh Ritual Bath and Pithru Shradha

February 2, 2011 23:45  cyrilgupta
Vaishaka Snaan begins from Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha, Chaitra Masa. This day is celebrated as Vaishaka Sankranti. Things like donations and bathing are of great significance, on this day. [More]


Mauni Amavasya 2011 | Magh Snaan (Mauni Amavasya Story) | Magh Snan Method

February 1, 2011 01:16  cyrilgupta
The Amavasya of Magh Masa is called the Mauni Amavasya. Sun and Moon enter and the Capricorn sign, because of the transit, on this day. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Manu Rishi. [More]


Pitra Paksha 2011 Dates | Pitra Paksha 2011 | Shradh-Tarpan

December 31, 2010 14:12  cyrilgupta
In respect to the ancestors, it is very important to follow Pitra Paksha and perform the Shradh work. As per the Hindu scriptures, ancestors should be pleased before God. [More]


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