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Holy Ice Shivling at the Amarnath Cave Shrine Melting Fast in 2013

Several newspapers and television channels are reporting that the holy Ice Shivling that formed in 2013 at the Amarnath Cave Shrine is melting fast. The 2-month long Amarnath Yatra is to begin on June 28, 2013. As per official reports, the [...]

How to do Karva Chauth Vrat?

Karva Chauth is one of the most important fasting in Hinduism and is mainly observed in North India by married women for the well being of her husband. The fast starts before sunrise and ends after worshipping the moon. The simple ritual to [...]

Sri Swamivari – Ammavari Sevas in Annavaram Satyanarayana Swamy Temple

Sri Swamivari / Ammavari Sevas   S.No Name of Seva Cost in Rs. Seva Time 1. Sri Swamy Suprabatha Seva Rs.116/- 03:30 AM 2. Sri Swamivari Vratham Rs.125/- 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM 3. Sri Swamivari Special Vratham Rs.200/- 6:00 AM to 6:00 [...]

2015 Purnima Dates

Sunday, 4 January 2015: Paush Purnima Vrat Tuesday, 3 February 2015: Magha Purnima Vrat Thursday, 5 March 2015: Phalguna Purnima Vrat Saturday, 4 April 2015: Chaitra Purnima Vrat Sunday, 3 May 2015: Vaishakha Purnima Vrat Tuesday, 2 June 2015: [...]

Durga Visarjan

Goddess Durga Visarjan is the last of the rituals connected to Navratri Durga Puja. On the last day of Vijayadashami, the idols are worshipped for one last time in the pandals by the devotees. The devotees offer arati and sweets to the Goddess. [...]

Temples near Mata Ambaji Shakti Peeth in Gujarat

There are many temples around the Mata Ambaji Shakti Peeth in Gujarat. Some of the popular ones are mentioned below. Kailash Tekari: About one and half km from Ambaji on Khedbrahma Highway, there is a beautiful Shivalaya on a hill named Kailash [...]

Ashta Dasa Shakti Peetha Stotram – Describing 18 Shakti peetas

The famous shakti stotra written by Adi Shankaracharya describes the Astha Dasha Shakti Peetas. Lankayam Shankari devi, Kamakshi Kanchika pure Pradyumne Shrinkhala devi, Chamunda Krouncha pattane Alampure jogulamba, Sri Shaile Bhramarambika Kolha [...]

Kumari Puja

Kumari Puja is one of the most important rituals of Navratri Durga Puja. In this ritual, a girl aged between one to sixteen years, symbolising the Kumari form of the Goddess is worshipped in front of the idol of Goddess Durga. This is an important [...]

Durga Puja Overseas

Durga Puja is not just celebrated in India, but across the world .The glory of Mother Durga pervades all boundaries of religion and place. Some of the famous Durga puja events during Navratri are mentioned below. New Jersey Durga Puja Committee [...]

Ambaji Shakti Peeth in Gujarat

Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Temple is one of the famous Shakti Pitas in India. It is located in the Banaskantha District of Gujarat. This place attracts thousands of devotees throughout the year. The unique feature of this holy place is that there [...]