Gokulashtami Puja Vidhanam – 2016

Maha Vishnu took various avatars to protect the mortal world from the evildoers and sinners. One such incarnation was his birth as the child of King Vasudeva and Queen Devaki Devi. Gokul Ashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna. It falls on the 8th day of the dark half of the month of 'Bhadrapada' (August-September) and is one of the greatest of all Hindu festivals. Lord Krishna was born at midnight. Janmashtami is about the joy, people all over the world feel for their beloved Lord Krishna. Gokulashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanthi) falls on…Read more …

Yajur Upakarma (Avani Avittam)-2016 – Text and MP3 Downloads

Yajur Upakarma - Avani Avittam which is performed in the month of Sravana, on the full moon day. This year, it  falls on 18th August, 2016 It is very important that all of us perform this ritual without fail and do prayshchita for removal of all the sins and secure the divine blessings. PDF and Audio Downloads The complete Upakarma vidhi is available in Tamil and Sanskrit as downloadable pdf files for the help of all devotees. The Audio recording for the same has also been provided for the benefit of devotees. The Mantras…Read more …

Varalakshmi Vrata Puja Vidhanam – 2016

Varalakshmi Vrata is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Varam). It is an important pooja performed by married women in most of the southern states of Indi. The Hindu festival going by the name 'Vara Lakshmi Vrata' is celebrated on the Second Friday or the Friday before full moon day - Poornima in the month of Śravaṇā, also called Śawan in Hindi and Aadi in Tamil which corresponds to the English months of July-August Varalakshmi Vrata is performed by…Read more …