Also known as Anjaneya, Bajrangbali and Maruti. Telugu people celebrate Hanuman Jayanthi on a grand scale every year. It falls on the 10th day (dasami) of the bright half (shukla paksha) of the month of Chaitra according to the Hindu calendar.
Gautama delivered his first sermon in Sarnath. Also known as Shakyamuni (Sage of the Shakyas), Tathagata, He is considered the ‘Fully Awakened One’.
Notably, Yamunotri is a part of Char Dham (along with Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath), the four most revered Hindu pilgrimages in the Himalayas.
Jumma Tul Wida, or Alvida Jumma, which means Friday of Farewell marks the beginning of a new Islamic month. On this day all the Muslims offer namaz and also do social work.
Laylat Al Qadr is the night when the first few verses of the holy Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
A large number of devotees are participating in the annual chariot festival in Madurai today. People thronged with glory outside Meenakshi Amman Temple.
Every year, the New Year for hindus is celebrated in either March or the month of April. This year, it will begin on April 14, the second day of Chaitra Navratri, the first day of the festival.
While devotees stood in queues to get a glimpse of the deity, priests at the temple were seen playfully throwing colours on those gathered. Mathura holds a long history and significance of the festival of Holi.
The trust has also changed the timing of the early morning ‘kakad aarti’ from 4.30 am to 5.15 am and the late night ‘shejarti aarti’ schedule from 10.30 pm to 10 pm.
Ekadashi fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Two Ekadashi are celebrated every month and all the Ekadashis that come in a year have different significance.
Lord Shiva has many names. Some call him Mahadev, Shankar others call him Bhole Nath, Shivay, baba and so on. Rudra is one of the popular names of Lord Shiva.
This year in the month of Falgun, 23 February is Shabri Jayanti. Mata Shabari is worshiped along with Lord Shri Ram on this day.
Earlier, devotees required double vaccination certificates or RTPCR-negative reports obtained within 72 hours for entering the temple.
Mother Yashoda is worshiped on this day. Let us tell you that this day is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Lord Krishna’s mother Yashoda.
It is said that Tantric seekers do magic on the night of Kalashtami other than Gupt Navratri. The accomplishment of seekers who learn tantra mantra on Kaalratri is fulfilled.
Maha Shivaratri is observed on the 13th night/14th night of the 12th Hindu month Phalguna, which falls between February and March in the Gregorian calendar.
Guru Ravidas was a world-famous poet and said to have written several hymns. Some of these hymns were also embraced by Sikhism’s holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib.
On this day, after sunset, they decorate their homes with kolam and lamp oil.
Maa Saraswati is considered the goddess of learning. The importance of this festival is very special in Hinduism.
In Punjab, people celebrate the Basant Festival of Kites; in Bihar, it marks the birthday of the Deo, sun-god and is celebrated as a harvest festival.
As per religious beliefs, worshiping the Goddess brings enlightenment of knowledge, gets us rid of lethargy, sluggishness and slumber.
It is believed that fasting on this day and listening to the birth story of Lord Ganesha fulfills all the wishes.
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2022 : The festival falls in August/September which is in the month of Bhadra on Shukla Chaturthi in the Hindu calendar.
This year, in the month of Magha, Gupt Navratri is starting from 2nd February, which will end by 10th February.
Pradosh Vrat is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.