Tag Archives: Devotional poems for Recitation

Good Friday Poem By Alan Allegra

Good Friday

Good Friday Poem: Alan Allegra “What makes Good Friday good?” you ask. A challenge! A rather daunting task. Some may dismiss it with a shrug and a smirk, And consider it another day off work. Others, religious, pious as such, Take a few minutes for a mournful watch; Merchants unlock their doors with glee, Anticipating the pre-Easter shopping spree. A bunny …

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Hanuman Chalisa: Forty chaupais on Hanuman

Hanuman Chalisa - Tulsidas

The Hanuman Chalisa (हनुमान चालीसा; literally Forty chaupais on Hanuman) is a Hindu devotional hymn (stotra) addressed to Hanuman. It is traditionally believed to have been authored by 16th-century poet Tulsidas in the Awadhi language, and is his best known text apart from the Ramcharitmanas. The word “chalisa” is derived from “chālīs”, which means the number forty in Hindi, as …

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Navratri Date: Chaitra & Sharad Navratri Dates

Navratri Date - Hindu Culture & Tradition

Navratri is an important Hindu festival, celebrated with religious fervor and great enthusiasm by the Hindus in different parts of the country. It is celebrated twice a year – in March-April (as Chaitra Navratri) and in October-November. While the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri is celebrated as Rama Navami, the festival celebrated in September-October (Sharad Navratri) commemorates the victory of …

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To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus: Sarojini Naidu

To A Buddha Seated On A Lotus - Sarojini Naidu English Poetry

Sarojini Naidu was an Indian independence activist, poet and politician. A renowned orator and accomplished poet, she is often known by the moniker ‘The Nightingale of India‘. As a prodigious child, Naidu wrote the play “Maher Muneer”, which earned her a scholarship to study abroad. She became the second woman president of the Indian National Congress. She was the first …

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महाशिवरात्रि भजन: अरुणाचल शिवा साईं शंकरा

महाशिवरात्रि भजन

महाशिवरात्रि भजन अरुणाचल शिवा साईं शंकरा नाचो हे नटराज भस्म भूषण नागाभरणा नाचो हे शिवा राज तांडव प्रिया करा, नटना नटेश्वर, नाचो हे नटराज नाचो हे नटराज दमा दमा दमा दमा डमरू बजावो झना झना झना झना पायलिया धिमिकी धिमिकी धीमी, धिमिकी धिमिकी धीमी, नाचो हे नटराज नाचो हे नटराज महाशिवरात्रि भजन और गानों पर भोलेनाथ की भक्ती में झूम जाएंगे …

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Maha Shivaratri Bhajans For Hindu Devotees

Maha Shivaratri Bhajans: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Mahashivaratri is an auspicious occasion for Hindus. It is the festival when Lord Shiva, one of the deities of Hindu Trinity (the other two being Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu), is worshiped with immense devotion. The ceremonious occasion, which honors Lord Shiva, falls on the moonless 14th night of the new moon in the Hindu month of Phalgun, which corresponds …

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Shiva Chalisa: Maha Shivaratri Prayer in Hindi

Shiva Chalisa: Maha Shivaratri Culture & Traditions

Mahashivaratri is a special day for the devotees of Lord Shiva. On the festival, people would observe a fast for the entire day and sing bhajans and songs in the praise of the deity. Lord Shiva temples are flocked by devotees, as special puja is conducted all through the day. Different types of Abhishek are performed, with the use of …

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