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Rath Yatra Puri (25-June-2017)

The Rath Yatra at Puri is a significant event in the entire state that is witnessed by numerous tourists both foreigners and Indians. During the Rath Yatra, Puri is colored in the most vivid hues of sheer joy & enjoyment and is flocked with devotees who wish to pay their honor to the deities and seek their blessings.

Rakshabandhan - (7th August 2017)

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters; the festival is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister like relationship between men and women who are relatives or biologically unrelated. It is called Rakhi Purnima, or simply Rakhi, in many parts of India. The festival is observed by Hindus, Jains, and many Sikhs. Raksha Bandhan is primarily observed in India, Mauritius and parts of Nepal. It is also celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs in parts of Pakistan, and by some people of Indian origin around the world. In Nepal, this day is observed as Janai Purnima, where people change Janai, which is a cord made of cotton threads worn diagnally on the torso. Wearing Janai is considered a Vedic ritual and it has to be changed every year on this day. It is a prime day to pay homage to the Lord Shiva and there is a great pilgrimage in places such as Gosainkunda, Budhanilkantha, Pashupatinath, Kumbheshwar Temple among others.

Fasts & Festivals

Fasts & festivals are an integral part of Hindu culture. Majority of fasts are associated with festivals whereas some of the fasts are independent too. The significance, method of determination of date & timing, method of doing fasting and full procedure of celebration of festival along with story behind each fast and festival has been discussed in detail in Hindu mythological texts. There is special importance of observing fasts and celebrating festivals in correct Muhurat and our software Leostar & Vrihat Shatabdi Panchang helps in the correct determination of date and timing of celebration of these fasts and festivals. Actually these are the powers of special Puja performed in the given Muhurat of Fast/Festival which help one attain multifold beneficial results.

Makarsankranti(14th January 2018)

The day of entry of Sun in Makar Rashi as per Niryan System is celebrated as Makar Sankranti. If it enters into Makar Rashi before sun rise then Makar Sankranti is celebrated on previous day.

Durga Puja Festival (Navratri- 28th March 2017)

Signifcance Navratri is the time to cleanse our own evil characteristic like hatred, jealously, ignorance, anger, greed, violence etc inside and outside of us. The main purpose of observing fast is to cleanse our body and remove the negative characteristic. We should think positive and utilize our time in mantra jap of goddess with full devotion so that we can see her present in our heart.

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Fasts & Festivals

Aug 2017

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Fasts & festivals are an integral part of Hindu culture. Majority of fasts are associated with festivals whereas some of the fasts are independent too. The significance, method of determination of dat...more

The Original Ajapa Japa

Feb 2017

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The sadhana of ajapa japa is as old as the Upanishads. In some of the Yoga Upanishads such as Yogashiksha, you will find certain passages and stanzas which declare that the breath goes in with the sou...more

Ajapa Japa Practice

Feb 2017

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Preparation for the practice We are going to practise ajapa japa. Be seated in any comfortable meditation posture. If you can sit in padmasana or siddhasana it is better, otherwise use one of the ea...more

Janmashtami 14 th August 2017

Aug 2017

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The verses in the Bhagavad-Gita (a sacred book narrated by Lord Vishnu) say, that whenever there will be predominance of evil and decline of religion, I will reincarnate to kill the evil and to save t...more

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