Satyanarayan puja can be performed on any day of the month but doing it on a full moon day of any month is considered highly auspicious.

Satyanarayan puja can be performed on any day of the month but doing it on a full moon day of any month is considered highly auspicious.

Tying of Mauli/Kalava is not only a customary ritual but it has the potential to control the three humors of the body, Vaat (Wind), Pitt(Bile) and Cough(Phlegm)s, when they are in a disordered states. #ritualfacts #hindupriest #holythread

Tying of Mauli/Kalava is not only a customary ritual but it has the potential to control the three humors of the body, Vaat (Wind), Pitt(Bile) and Cough(Phlegm)s, when they are in a disordered states. #ritualfacts #hindupriest #holythread

In the Chidakasha Gita by Paramahansa Nityananda, the coconut tree is described as a state of meditation: “At another time all feeling comes to a standstill. Sometime the body becomes quite motionless like a coconut tree”.

In the Chidakasha Gita by Paramahansa Nityananda, the coconut tree is described as a state of meditation: “At another time all feeling comes to a standstill. Sometime the body becomes quite motionless like a coconut tree”.

This is the the Hindu God Shiva and it describes what the each of the different objects mean. It shows how complex Hinduism Gods and Goddesses can have many different objects that each mean a specific thing to that person/deity.

Govatsa Dwadashi, the day of worshiping cow and her calf is celebrated on Dwadashi Krishna Paksha of Karthika Masam. On this day intake of any product prepared with cow’s milk such as curd, ghee, direct milk is prohibited. In North India, it is known as “Vagh” which means to repay financial debts. On this day, people clear their account books and do not enter any new transaction in it. In Andhra, it is observed as Guru Dwadashi.

Govatsa Dwadashi, the day of worshiping cow and her calf is celebrated on Dwadashi Krishna Paksha of Karthika Masam. On this day intake of any product prepared with cow’s milk such as curd, ghee, direct milk is prohibited. In North India, it is known as “Vagh” which means to repay financial debts. On this day, people clear their account books and do not enter any new transaction in it. In Andhra, it is observed as Guru Dwadashi.

Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri ( हर-की-पौडी), a famous ghat at the bank of river Ganga in Haridwar, is an amazing soul touching spectacle. The golden hues of the diyas reflected in the river during the ritual is an awesome view. In literal terms, Har means “Shiva” – Ki means “Of”-Pauri means “Steps”. This place is believed to be Brahmkund where drops of Amrit (elixir) fell from sky while it was being carried by Garuda, the celestial bird.

Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri ( हर-की-पौडी), a famous ghat at the bank of river Ganga in Haridwar, is an amazing soul touching spectacle. The golden hues of the diyas reflected in the river during the ritual is an awesome view. In literal terms, Har means “Shiva” – Ki means “Of”-Pauri means “Steps”. This place is believed to be Brahmkund where drops of Amrit (elixir) fell from sky while it was being carried by Garuda, the celestial bird.

Vishnu Mantra for a Good Night Sleep:  "Om Namo Ramachandraya Ugrasimhaya Mahabhalaya Pahimaam"  Method: Keep faith and chant this mantra soulfully 9 times before sleeping. While repeating this mantra try facing west and as you chant touch the floor with the ring finger of your right hand.

Vishnu Mantra for a Good Night Sleep: "Om Namo Ramachandraya Ugrasimhaya Mahabhalaya Pahimaam" Method: Keep faith and chant this mantra soulfully 9 times before sleeping. While repeating this mantra try facing west and as you chant touch the floor with the ring finger of your right hand.

Each Mukha has a meaning and significance  - East facing Anjaneya to grant humanity Ishta Siddhi. - South facing Karala Ugraveera Narasimha to grant humanity Abhista Siddhi. - West facing Mahaveera Garuda to grant humanity Sakala Sowbhagya. - North facing Lakshmi Varaha to grant humanity Dhana Prapthi. - Urdhva Mukha {atop} being Hayagriva to grant humanity Sarva Vidya Jaya Prapthi.

Each Mukha has a meaning and significance - East facing Anjaneya to grant humanity Ishta Siddhi. - South facing Karala Ugraveera Narasimha to grant humanity Abhista Siddhi. - West facing Mahaveera Garuda to grant humanity Sakala Sowbhagya. - North facing Lakshmi Varaha to grant humanity Dhana Prapthi. - Urdhva Mukha {atop} being Hayagriva to grant humanity Sarva Vidya Jaya Prapthi.

"Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action." - Mahatma Gandhi

हद पार बेहद है, बेहद पार अक्षर, अक्षर पार अक्षरातीत, जागिये इन घर ॥  Beyond this perishable, timed and limited world exists indestructible, eternal and infinite, abode of Akshar Brahma. Beyond Akshar is Aksharatit, Wake up souls in this home.

हद पार बेहद है, बेहद पार अक्षर, अक्षर पार अक्षरातीत, जागिये इन घर ॥ Beyond this perishable, timed and limited world exists indestructible, eternal and infinite, abode of Akshar Brahma. Beyond Akshar is Aksharatit, Wake up souls in this home.


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Camphor, a sacred element in puja rituals!  In our puja rituals we use Camphor (Karpuram in Sanskrit) as an important sacred element. Camphor once lit, it burns away without any residual. The only residual left is a soothing fragrance. Similarly we use camphor while performing puja as a promise to god that we would enlighten others and spread love without any trace of ego.

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No South Indian home is complete without a Tulsi (Holy Basil) plant.

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A Temple bell is made of various metals including cadmium, lead, copper, zinc, nickel, chromium and manganese. Each of these bells is made to produce such a distinct sound that it can create unity of the left and the right brain. The moment you ring that bell, bell produces sharp but lasting sound which lasts for minimum of seven seconds in echo mode good enough to touch your seven healing centres or chakras in your body.

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Maa Vaishno Devi – Punditji Online  Maa Vaishno Devi shrine is one of the most holy places of our times and considered to be a shaktipeeth and a source of eternal energy. Everything around us that we see is nothing but the manifestation of energy.  Maa Vaishno Devi is the source of this energy.

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Haridwar holds both religious and cultural significance for the Hindus. It is one of the seven holy sites in the country. Every 12 years, Haridwar hosts the Kumbh Mela. Millions of devotees, priests, monks and tourists particularly visit during this time. Bathing in the sacred Ganga waters is an important activity. It is believed that you can wash off the sins and attain moksha. The Haridwar ghats, the Brahma Kund and Har Ki Pauri are the topmost attractions

Haridwar holds both religious and cultural significance for the Hindus. It is one of the seven holy sites in the country. Every 12 years, Haridwar hosts the Kumbh Mela. Millions of devotees, priests, monks and tourists particularly visit during this time. Bathing in the sacred Ganga waters is an important activity. It is believed that you can wash off the sins and attain moksha. The Haridwar ghats, the Brahma Kund and Har Ki Pauri are the topmost attractions

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