SIGNIFICANCE OF POURNAMI

SIGNIFICANCE OF POURNAMI INTRODUCTION Pournami means full moon day, and during that day, we can witness the full moon with full of powerful radiance, and most of the Pournamis are celebrated as festival days, since lot of festivals falls on that auspicious Pournami days. During Pournami day, we can alsoRead More →

THIRUVILAIYADAL PURANAM

THIRUVILAIYADAL PURANAM INTRODUCTION The Thiruvilaiyadal Puranam is a collection of the various divine plays performed by Lord Shiva in the life of his devotees in order to test their true bhakti, and these interesting incidents were written by the 16th-century Shaivite Saint and Poet Sri Paranjothi Munivar, and he was born inRead More →

SIGNIFICANCE OF AMAVASYA

SIGNIFICANCE OF AMAVASYA INTRODUCTION Amavasya means a no moon day, since during that day, moon would not be visible in the skies. Amavasya is also meant for performing Pitru Tarpana Rituals in the temple tanks, which means, performing rituals to our ancestors. Amavasya which occurs during Diwali is considered as veryRead More →

GANGA MA AARTI SONG

GANGA MA AARTI SONG INTRODUCTION Ma Ganga is the holy River Ganges, who is considered as the most sacred River in India. It is also believed that those who take bath in this holy River would get relieved from their past birth sins and they would become pure and piousRead More →

Brahmatejas

BRAHMATEJAS INTRODUCTION Brahmatejas means the radiance found on the face of the four headed Lord Brahma. We can also found Brahmatejas on the faces of the deities present in the temples. Ma Shakti Devi was described in the “Devi Bhagavatha Purana”, as a beautiful woman dressed in rich clothes, whoRead More →

ANNABISHEKHAM

  ANNABISHEKHAM INTRODUCTION Annabishekham means offering of cooked raw rice to Lord Shiva during the Full moon day of the Tamil month Aippasi in most of the Shiva Temples, and especially this event would be grandly celebrated in the Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur. Similar to performing various Abhishekhams to the ShivaRead More →

BRAHMA RAHASYA

BRAHMA RAHASYA INTRODUCTION Brahma Rahasya means the secrets of happiness which we can derive it from our own soul. Once when Rishi Narada met his father Lord Brahma, and informed to him about the troubles and turmoil faced by the people in the earth. On hearing this, Lord Brahma laughedRead More →

BRAHMA MUHURT

BRAHMA MUHURT INTRODUCTION Brahma Muhurt is considered as the most auspicious time, which would occur one and a half hours before sunrise, and as the name implies, it is described as the time for the creator god Brahma. Most of the learned scholars, temple priests and Vedic Pundits used to getRead More →

BRAHMARISHI

BRAHMARISHI INTRODUCTION In Hinduism, a Brahmarishi refers to a Rishi who contains more spiritual and meditative powers than others. Brahmarishis are considered as the mind born sons of Lord Brahma. The seven great Brahmarishis are Bhrigu, Angiras, Atri, Vishwamitra, Kashyapa, Vasishta, and Shandilya. Vishwamitra though he was born in Kshatriya clan, but dueRead More →

IMMORTALS

IMMORTALS INTRODUCTION Generally Immortals refers to the people living in the heaven and they are known as Devas or demigods. Those ordinary people who live in this earth are known as mortals, since their life period is already fixed by the god, and at any time, death may occur toRead More →

SATHABHISHEKAM

SATHABHISHEKAM INTRODUCTION The celebration of the 80th Birthday by the Hindu couple is known as Sathabhishekam. When a person completes his 80th year, then sathabhishekam is performed, based on the own interest of the couple. Similar to performing Sashtiapthapoorthi (when a person completes his 60th year) and Bheemarada Sandhi(when aRead More →

MEENAKSHI THIRUKALYANAM

MEENAKSHI THIRUKALYANAM INTRODUCTION Meenakshi Thirukalyanam, is an annual festival event held at Madurai during the Tamil month of Chithirai. This festival is celebrated in order to sanctify Ma Meenakshi, a form of Ma Shakti Devi, by performing marriage to her along with her consort Lord Sundareswarar, a form of Lord Shiva, andRead More →

SRI SRINIVASA THIRUKALYANAM

SRI SRINIVASA THIRUKALYANAM INTRODUCTION We could have noticed the divine marriage of Lord Lord Srinivasa, the god of seven hills, along with Ma Padmavathi in various pictures in the temples of Lord Vishnu, and it is believed that this divine marriage took place during the beginning of the Kali Yuga,Read More →

GOD'S GIFT

GOD’S GIFT INTRODUCTION We must realise that our birth has been gifted by the god. We have to utilise our birth properly by doing good acts, and our each and every moment of life must be utilised cheerfully, usefully and productively. For being born as a human in this earth,Read More →

Spiritual Wealth And Monetary Wealth

SPIRITUAL WEALTH AND MONETARY WEALTH INTRODUCTION Spiritual wealth is permanent, whereas monetary wealth is temporary only. Spiritual wealth would come even after our death, whereas monetary wealth would be available with us only till our death. As per the words of Lord Krishna in his Bhagavat Gita Teachings, “Oh myRead More →

SIGNIFICANCE OF YAGNAS

SIGNIFICANCE OF YAGNAS INTRODUCTION Yajna also known as Homam would be done during the performance of rituals, by sitting in front of the sacrificial fire, by chanting the divine Mantras, in order to sanctify the Vedic gods and goddesses. The term Yajna was mentioned in the Vedas and also in the Puranas. YagnaRead More →

No One Is Like Lord Srirama

NO ONE IS LIKE LORD SRIRAMA INTRODUCTION Lord Rama is famously known as “EKAPATHNI VIRATHAN”, since he has only one wife. Even after he was separated from his consort Ma Sita Devi, he didn’t get married again throughout his life time. Though his father Dasaratha was married to many consorts,Read More →

MAVILAI THORANAM

MAVILAI THORANAM INTRODUCTION Mavilai Thoranam means a bunch of mango leaves, which would be tied in the entrance of the marriage halls, temples, or in the homes of the Hindus during temple or family functions or during festival times. This Thoranam is considered as a sacred item, and it isRead More →

SIGNIFICANCE OF PLANTAIN LEAVES

SIGNIFICANCE OF PLANTAIN LEAVES INTRODUCTION Plantain leaves are considered as highly auspicious and it would be used for eating food. The details about plantain leaves are mentioned in our Hindu Scriptures, and in that, it was mentioned, that the great Rishis like Agastiya and Viswamitra used to have their foodRead More →