Category: General

What is Panchang?| Importance of Panchang

Panchang is the traditional Hindu calendar that is of great importance in Vedic astrology. In this webcast, we will talk about the five different parts of a Panchang and their roles in Vedic Jyotish....

Significance of Fasting on Fridays

Friday and Planet Venus Venus is called Shukra, and Friday, the day of Venus, is known as Shukravar. The Sanskrit word Shukra means ‘lucid, clear and bright, and true to its name, Shukra remains...

Why Ganga is considered sacred?

The River Ganges, running for more than 1500 miles across some of the most densely populated areas in Asia, is perhaps the most religiously significant body of water in the world. The river is...

Significance of Fasting on Thursdays

According to Hindu mythology, every day of the week is dedicated to one of the Hindu Gods or goddesses. Thursday, which is also known as Vrihaspativar, is a day dedicated to Lord Vishnu. People...

God of creation: Lord Brahma

Hinduism perceives the whole creation and its cosmic activity as the work of three fundamental forces symbolized by three gods, which constitutes the Hindu Trinity or ‘Trimurti’: Brahma — the creator, Vishnu — the...

Goddess Durga

In Hinduism, the goddess Durga, also known as Shakti or Devi, is the protective mother of the universe. She is one of the faith’s most popular deities, a protector of all that is good...

Mrigasira Karte 2021

Mrigasira Karte 2021

Mrigasira Karthi (Mrigashirsha Karte) marks the entry and transit of Sun through Mrigasira Nakshatra. This usually falls during the 7th or 8th of June every month. According to Hindu Calendar, Mrigashira Karte marks the...