In the Hindu calendar there are 3 1/2 days that are especially considered as the most auspicious. They are: Akshya Tritiya Gudi Pavda or Ugadi […]
In a Hindu temple several events are celebrated to glorify the Lord. Brahmotsavam or Brahmotsava is one such event which is celebrated seasonally, once in […]
Kanya puja is a ritual that is observed in Navaratri festival. It is also known as Kumari puja or Kanya pujan. A young girl who […]
Karthigai Deepam can be described as the festival of lamps. It is one of the oldest Tamil festivals, and ushers in joy and prosperity. This […]
The literal meaning of “nava-ratri” is nine nights. During navaratri, Hindus celebrate the victory of their spirit over base feelings such as aversion, craving, shame, […]
Hindu wives observe this ritual fast seeking the prosperity, good health and long life of their spouses. It is most popular in the western and […]
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