Month: March 2021

Happy Shivratri

ॐ’Happy Shivratri’ is a sacred greeting said on the occasion of Shivratri or Maha Shivratri. It is very popular among the devotees of Hindu Shaivite or Shaiva sect. What is this Shivratri or Maha Shivratri? Why is it so important? What stories or legends are associated with this festival?...

Vijaya Ekadashi-The Ekadashi of Victory

Vijaya Ekadashi occurs on the eleventh day of Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight) of the month of Falgun (February-March). ‘Vijaya’ means ‘victory’. The significance of this Ekadashi vrat is inherent in its name. The story of Krishna Paksha’s ‘Vijaya’ Ekadashi vrat in the month of Falgun is described in...

Santoshi Maa-The Goddess of Satisfaction

Goddess Santoshi or Santoshi Maa is a folk deity of Hinduism. She is called the goddess of satisfaction. She is also an incarnation of the Mother Goddess. Especially women in northern India and Nepal worship Santoshi Maa. They believe that the goddess is satisfied when her devotee observes a...

Lord Ganesha- Avatars and Forms

ॐLord Ganesha is a popular Hindu god. He considered to be the destroyer of obstacles. Ganesha is worshipped at the launch of any enterprise, from weddings to the opening of a new business. He is believed to remove distractions and protect one from evil. He has many Avatars and...