Diwali – the festival of lights is an important festival in India. Diwali, like many other festivals has many stories and reasons backing its celebrations. The most popular one is the return of Lord Rama with his queen Sita and brother Lakshman from […]
Thirukarthigai or Karthigai deepam is the festival celebrated on the full moon day of the tamil month Karthigai(mid-nov–mid-dec). From the very first day of the Karthigai month, two lamps made out of clay are lit in front of the house. And the […]
Vaikāsi Visākam is important to the Saivites, Vaishnavites and the Buddhists. To the Saivites, it is the day of the descent of Murugan; to the Vaishnavites it is Periyalvar’s jayanti and to the Buddhists it is the day of the great miracles […]
Akshaya haya trithiya falls on the third day of the lunar day in the tamil month of Chithirai(April 14th- May 15th). This day is considered as auspicious by the Hindus and Jains. The word Akshaya means “inexhaustible or everlasting”. Thrithiya means third […]
This is the forwarded message and I found it very useful and interesting. Hope this will be useful to all those celebrate karadaiyaan nonbu in different parts of the world. A note on Karadaiyan nonbu on 14. 3. 2017o Compiled by P.R.Ramachander […]
Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on the Vaishakha Shukla Chaturdashi by Hindus. Narsimha Jayanti is a festival to please Lord Narasimha (Lord Vishnu’s fourth incarnation). God Narshima appeared as a half man and half lion to kill Hiranyakashipu demon. He is popularly known […]
Masi Makam or Masi Magam is an important festival in the Tamil speaking world. The festival falls in the Tamil Month of Masi (February – March). This year it is the Mahaa maham. Mahaa Maham is celebrated once in twelve years. Maham […]
Andal is the only woman among the Azhwars. Her devotion to Lord Ranganathar gave rise to many pasurams. This bhakthi endeared her to the Lord, who accepted her as his bride. Sri Andal sang the Thiruppavai containing 30 verses – one verse […]
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