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Category Archives: Puja Process

Shivastakam – Holly Hymn of Lord Shiva

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Prabhum prananatham vibhum vishvanatham, Jagannathanatham sadanandabhajamh Bhavadbhavyabhuteshvaram bhutanatham, shivamshankaram shambhumishanamide Gale rundamalam tanau sarpajalam, mahakalakalam ganeshadhipalamh Jatajutabhangottarangairvishalam shivam, shankaram shambhumishanamide Mudamakaram mandanam mandayantam, mahamandala bhasmabhushhadharamtam Anadihyaparam mahamohaharam, shivam shankaram shambhumishanamide Vatadho nivasam mahattattahasam, mahapapanasham sadasuprakashamh Girishamganesham sureshammahesham, shivamshankaram shambhumishanamide Girindratmajasangrahitardhadeham, Girau sansthitam sarvada sannageham Parabrahmabrahmadibhirvandhyamanam, shivam shankaram shambhumishanamide Kapalam trishulam karabhyam dadhanam,padambhojanamraya kamam dadanam Balivardayanam suranam pradhanam, shivam shankaram shambhumishanamide ... Read More »

Vinayaka Chavithi Puja Vidhanam – In English

SRI GANESHA CHATURDHI PUJA PROCESS IN ENGLISH ; Simple Method : “Vakratunndd mahaakaay Suryakottisamaprabhaa, NirvighnaN kuru me dev sarvakaaryesshu sarvadaa.” Meaning: O Lord Ganesha of large body, curved trunk, with the brilliance of a million suns, please make all my work free of obstacles always. Ganpati Puja Process : Puja must be commenced only after performing ablutions . Begin by ... Read More »

Sri Rama Navami Significance

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Sree Raama Raama Raamethi Rame Raame Manorame | Sahasra Naama Thatthulyam Raama Naama Varaanane || Sri Raghavam Dasaradhatmajama Prameyam Seehapatim Raghuvarnvayaratna Deeepam | Aajanubhahumaravidha Dhallayataatkshayam Ramam nisacharavinasakaram Navami || Aapadaamapa Harthaaram Daatharam Sarva Sampadaam | Lokaabhiraamam Sree Raamam Bhuyo Bhuyo Namaamyaham || Sri Rama Navami, an important festival especially among the Vaishnava sect of the Hindus. Ramanavami celebrates the birth ... Read More »

Sankashta Pooja – Sankasta Chaturdhi Pooja

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Lord Ganesha is the God of knowledge. Lord Ganesha is worshipped before the beginning of all actions including any new rituals, before starting any work to remove the obstacles and protect the devotees in the performance of all their activities. The name “Vigneshwara”  is known to remove the hardest of all obstacles [Vigna] and allow success to his dieties. There are several ... Read More »

MahaShivratri – Vrat

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Maha Shivaratri comes in Phalgun (February-March). Shivratri means “the night of Shiva”. The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a festival observed in honour of Lord Shiva. Shiva was married to Parvati on this day. People observe a strict fast on this day. Some devotees do not even take a drop of water. They keep vigil all night. ... Read More »

Sri Krishna Janmastami – Puja Process

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Janmastami  which is also celebrated as Gokulastami (Krishnastami) is the major annual festival for Vaisnavas. The festival is celebrated on Astami Thidi which takes place in August or early September. Traditionally devotees fast until midnight, until the hour of Lord Krishna’s appearance ( Midnight 12 ) spending the time by performing devotional activities in honour of this most auspicious occasion. ... Read More »

Sankaranthi Pooja – Makar Sankranthi Puja

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Sankranthi, or Makar Sankranti, is an important harvest festival and it also marks the transition of the sun from Sagittarius to Capricon (Makara Rasi). Sankranti also marks the beginning of Uttarayan – the daytime of Devas as per Hinduism and the next six months are considered highly auspicious. Six human months is considered the daytime of Devas. The main pujas ... Read More »

Regional Significance of Pongal

The harvest festival of Pongal has its unique regional significance. The festival of Pongal is celebrated all over India on the same day, but has different names in each region. However, being a harvest festival, bonfires and feasts are the main thing common to all the celebrations of this festival. Almost all the states of India celebrate this festival with ... Read More »