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All about Mahanandi Temple – Andhra Pradesh

Mahanandi is a holy shivaite ancient pilgrimage center located in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh dedicated to Lord Shiva. This 7th century shrine is a beautiful temple with unique rough uncut linga with two cavities. The specialty of this temple that the priests allow us to touch the Lord. The other uniqueness of this temple is the huge Nandi in ... Read More »

Sri Shridi Sai Baba – Madhyana (Afternoon) Aarti

shirdi sai madyana harathi

Saibaba’s origin is unknown to anyone and not disclosed by Lord in his life time about where he born not there he grew up. He was first time seen at the age of 16 years for the first time in shirdi. Though there is no agreement among biographers about the date of the event, it is generally accepted, and their ... Read More »

Sri Shridi Sai Baba – Kakad (Morning) Aarti

kakada arti

Kakada Aarti is performed to wake up Sri Shirdi Saibaba at 5.00 am to 6.00 am every day. While performing this Aarti a ghee diya is circulated along with dhoop sticks and generally accompanies by the singing of songs in praise of the Lord. Aarti performed with a fivefold oil lamp called Panchaarati lamp and it is believed that the ... Read More »

All about Thai Pusam Festival

subramanya swami picture

About Thaipusam Festival The word ‘Thaipusam’ is broken into Thai, which means “10th” and pusam meaning “when the moon is the brightest”. Therefore, celebrated during the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai, between January and February.Thaipusam is an important festival observed by the Hindus of southern India during the Tamil month of Thai (January – February). Outside of ... Read More »

All about Ganesha

ganapathi bappa

Lord Ganesha as the first story on our site. Indian Mythological sources stress the need for recitation of the name of Lord Ganesh before starting any work. The relevance of this becomes clear as the story of Lord Ganesh unfolds in the following pagaraphs. Lord Ganesh is the virtual son of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvathi. The story of creation ... Read More »