Tag Archives: Lord Vishnu Hindu Festivals

Jagannath Rath Yatra Information For Students

Jagannath Rath Yatra

Jagannath Rath Yatra: This spectacular chariot festival celebrated for 8 days is held at the famous Jagannath Temple at Puri (Orissa). Thousands of devotees flock to Puri during the occasion, as they believe that a glimpse of Lord Jagannath in his chariot gives salvation. Images of Lord Jagannath – the Lord of the Universe, his sister Subhadra and brother Balbhadra …

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Diggi Padyatra: Lord Kalyan Ji Festival, Jaipur

Diggi Padyatra: Lord Kalyan Ji Festival, Jaipur

Diggi Padyatra: Padyatra is referred to any yatra or journey that is done on foot. Padyatra is usually done for political purposes. However some padyatra has religious significance too. Kanwar yatra in Hardwar and Diggi Padyatra in Jaipur are common examples of religious yatra that take place every year. Diggi Padyatra: Unique Religious Gathering Diggi Padyatra is one of the …

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Yogini Ekadashi Information For Hindu Devotees

Yogini Ekadashi

Yogini Ekadashi is one of the auspicious occasions for Hindus to cleanse themselves of all past sins and to conduct their life in a more effective manner in the future. This day is crucial for people who are attracted towards materialism and need to be nurtured towards the path of spirituality. It is regarded as the most iconic days for …

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Mithuna Sankranti, Raja Parba: Hindu Festival

Mithuna Sankranti - Hindu Festival

Mithuna Sankranti is celebrated marking the occasion of Sun moving into another constellation called Gemini or Mithuna. Known as Mithuna Sankramanam in South India, it is regarded as one of the most auspicious occasions as per Hindu traditions and customs. People in Orissa celebrate it as Raja Sankranti, a four day long festival consisting of several interesting activities. It marks …

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Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat Information For Devotees

Nirjala Ekadashi 2017 - Hindu Festival

Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat: According to Markandeya Purana, the Harivansh canto influences the greatness of Ekadashis. There are twenty four ekadashis those are observed throughout the year within the Shukla (bright) and Krishna (dark) phases of the months. The Ekadashi that falls during the bright half of Jyeshta month is considered as the most auspicious “Nirjala Ekadashi”. The fast performed during …

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Bhatali Navami Information For Hindu Devotees

Bhatali Navami - Hindu Festival

Bhatali Navami: The Hindu community in North India celebrate Bhadli Navami with immense religious fervor. Bhadli Navami also known by the name of Bhatali Navami, Ashara Shukla Paksha Navami, Kandarp Navami and is generally celebrated during the Ashada month. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha in the Ashada month. An important fact related to Bhadli …

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Apara Ekadashi: Vrat, Date and Significance

Apara Ekadashi: Vrat, Date and Significance

अश्वमेधसहस्रणिराजसूयशतानिच। एकादशयुपवासस्यकलांनारहंतिशोडशीम्र।। “Not Even Thousand Ashtamedha Yogas or Hundred Raj Suya Yogas would match the fast on a Ekadashi Day” Ekadashi means 11, in Sanskrit and is the name of the 11th day of the month in a Hindu Calendar. In the Hindu Calendar, a month is actually divided into two parts of 15 days and hence, a month has …

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नारद जयंती: Narada Jayanti Information

Narad Jayanti

नारद जयंती – Narada Jayanti Information: देवर्षि नारद पहले गन्धर्व थे। एक बार ब्रह्मा जी की सभा में सभी देवता और गन्धर्व भगवन्नाम का संकीर्तन करने के लिए आए। नारद जी भी अपनी स्त्रियों के साथ उस सभा में गए। भगवान के संकीर्तन में विनोद करते हुए देखकर ब्रह्मा जी ने इन्हें शाप दे दिया। जन्म लेने के बाद ही …

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Narsimha Jayanti Date, Celebration, Offerings

Narsimha Jayanti - Hindu Festival

Narsimha Jayanti – Narsingh Chaturdashi or Narsimha Chaturdashi is mainly observed to celebrate victory of good over evil. It is believed that on this very great day, Lord Narasimha appeared for rescue of Dharma and Bhakti personified in Prahlada Maharaja. Narsimha Jayanti Special Celebrations Generally this day is celebrated with fasting and worshiping the lord with the abhisheka and archana …

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Mohini Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Legends Importance

Hindu mythology believes in re-birth. Mohini Ekadashi is one of the important Ekadashis that holds great significance and importance according to Hindu Mythology. It is so called because it helps a person to get rid of all their sins that have so far been accumulated right from his previous births. Mohini Ekadashi occurs during the Shukla Paksha of Vaisakha month. …

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