India is renowned throughout the world for its vibrant festivities held all year long. August also features a wide range of enchanting festivals and activities, from religious celebrations to breathtaking…
Festivals in India are much more than mere celebrations; they represent the country's vibrant cultural tapestry, bring people together, and contribute significantly to the social, religious, and economic aspects of…
A well-known Hindu festival called Pradosh vrat or Pradosham is devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On the Trayodashi tithi (13th day) of both Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha, pradosh vrat is observed. Thus, it occurs twice each month according to the Hindu calendar. In Hindi, the word "pradosh" means "the first part of the night" or "belonging to or relating to the evening." This holy fast is known as the Pradosh vrat because it is kept during the 'Sandhyakaal,' or evening twilight. On this day, devotees in some regions of India worship Lord Shiva in his Nataraj form.
Historically, Sawan has been considered an auspicious month for Hindus, particularly Lord Shiva's devotees. It is believed that during this time, Lord Shiva blesses his devotees with his divine grace and fulfills their wishes. Many people observe fasting and offer prayers to Lord Shiva throughout the month. Hindus are preparing to commemorate the holy month of Sawan, also known as Sravana or Shravan, which is rapidly approaching. The Shrawan Maas (month) celebration, which honors Lord Shiva, is extremely important to Hindus, especially to Shiva followers. Millions of Hindus in India and other areas of the world observe this week as one of spiritual devotion, fasting, and celebration. Sawan typically occurs during the months of July and August................
One of the main world religions, Hinduism, is the only one to adhere to the notion that the universe itself experiences an enormous if not endless, number of deaths and rebirths. The Hindu Cycle of the Universe is Hinduism's interpretation of the universe.
Amavasya, which is the evening of the first day of the first lunar quarter, is the name given to the new moon night in the Hindu religion. Amavasya is also referred to as "no moon night" because the moon is not visible during this time. Amavasya, commonly referred to as No Moon Day or New Moon Day, is a significant Hindu calendar tithi. Ama
Goddess Padmavati Devi: the most celebrated form of Goddess Lakshmi Hinduism revolves around the holy trinity- Lord Brahma (the creator), Lord Vishnu (the preserver), and Lord Shiva (the destroyer). These three and their respective partners; Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Lakshmi, and Goddess Parvati are believed to restore the cosmic balance. They are manifested and venerated under different incarnations, forms, and avatars. Goddess Lakshmi among these deities is the goddess of power, wealth, and fortune. She is the consort of Lord Vishnu, and one of her most widely known avatars is that of Goddess Padmavati.
According to Hindu mythology, Lord Mahadev (Shiva) carried the great Ganga in his Jata (long tresses or hairs) to break its descent and prevent it from sweeping the entire world away. For Maa Ganga to complete her task of purging Bhagiratha's ancestors' cursed souls, Lord Mahadev later liberated her.
Panchang is a term which means Five Limbs in Sanskrit. These portions in a day depict the five limbs, which stand for the five sources of energy, both visible and invisible. In order to calculate the precise panchang for a given day, factors like location, time zone, date, and so forth are crucial. Tithi, Yoga, Vara, Nakshatra, and Karana are the five limbs of Panchang.
According to Hindu mythology, Ekadashi is the day of Lord Vishnu. Fasting on this day is thought to make all desires come true. The day is also regarded as helpful for spirituality in Jainism. Ekadashi occurs both before and after the new moon on the 11th day of the moon cycle. Sanskrit's word 'ekadasi' means 'eleven'. It is the 11th lunar day of Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha according to Hindu calendar. This is a spiritual observance day for both Hindus and Jainists. On this day partial, full, or Nirjala (without water) fasts are observed by devotees. As the