The festival of Sharad Pournima is celebrated with great joy and excitement all over India in varied forms and names such as Kojagiri, KoumudiMahotsava, NavannaPournima, Rasa Pournima and Kumar Pournima. Traditionally, it is considered as the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi in all parts of India. Alternatively, the celebration ofRead More →

Raksha Bandhan

Introduction Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is celebrated on Purnima or full moon day in the month of Shravan also known as Saawan. It is a day brother and sister re-affirm their sacred bond of love & affection. The beauty of this festival is that it is not observed by justRead More →

Introduction Ekadashi is the eleventh tithi or lunar day of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksh) and the dark fortnight(Krishna Paksh)  of every lunar month in the Hindu Panchang or calendar. There are two Ekadashis in each month totalling to 24 every year except for the lunar year with 13 monthsRead More →