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Vishukanni at Sabarimala

Vishukkani darsanSource:www.newindpress.com  PATHANAMTHITTA: Arrangements have been completed for the Vishukkani darsan at Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple on Sunday. The Vishukkani darsan will be held between 4 am and 7 am..…

Gita’s Braille version released

Courtesy:www.dailypioneer.com Thiruvananthapuram:Bhagavat Gita has now been published in Braille for the benefit of the visually impaired by a spiritual institution here. The first ever Braille version of the Gita, was…

Sidhivinayaka Maha Yagam from April 17

KANNUR: A ‘Sidhivinayaka Maha Yagam’ for world peace, being organised by the Sidhivinayaka Maha Yagam Trust, will take place on the premises of the Chirakkal Raja’s High School here from…

Mahasamadhi of Chattambi Swamikal

KOLLAM: The 83rd mahasamadhi of Sree Vidhyadhiraja Chattambi Swamikal will be observed at the Panmana Ashram on April 19.Special poojas will be held at the Samadhi Peetom and at the…

“Ariyar” in the Ancient Tamil Literature

K. V. Ramakrishna Rao   The paper, “‘Ariyar’ in the Ancient Tamil Literature” has been presented in the following seminars / conferences and published details are given as follows:  A…

Why the Financial Year begins on April 1

By Ravi KumarHindu Swayamsewak SanghInternational Joint Coordinator The Relevance of Hindu Solar New Year to the Financial Year beginning on April 1 The Christian calendar begins on 1st January, yet…

Celebrate this years Vishu with Balagokulam Greeting Cards

Balagokulam has come with Vishu greeting cards for the Malayalees to welcome their auspicious festival. When we wake up seeing the Kanikonna and welcoming a prosperous new year, we can…

After 1,136 years, Sidhavinayaka Mahayaga to be held in Kannur

Preparations are underway for the Sidhavinayaka Mahayaga, which is to be conducted at Chirakkal Rajas High School ground in Kannur from April 16th to May 2nd. The organisers said that…

Sabarimala temple festival ends

Sabarimala: The 10-day long festival of the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple came to a close on Sunday with the “Arattu” function held at the Pampa river. The Arattu procession started from…

Elaborate arrangements for Hanuman Jayanthi Rathyatra

Thiruvananthapuram: Vishwa Hindu Parishath will organize this years Hanumanjayanthi celebrations and Rathyathra on April 2nd here.   VHP District president Advocate S.Nalinakshan will inaugurate the Rathyatra from Pattathanam Subramanya Temple…

Sankara jayanthi fest from April 18

KOCHI: The 1219th Sri Sankara Jayanthi Mahotsavam will begin on April 18. The Mahotsavam will be held at Sri Adi Sankara Janmabhoomi Kshetram on the banks of Periyar at Kalady.Sri…

Five year old Bihar girl masters Bhagwad Gita

Source url:http://www.dailyindia.com/show/128784.php/Five-year-old-Bihar-girl-masters-Bhagwad-Gita             Author:Ajaykumar                                              Madhubani, Bihar, Mar 27: A small girl of Raima village in Madhubani District of Bihar has learnt the entire Bhagwad Gita by heart and also knows…

Sapthaha yajna in NewDelhi for real experience of ‘Godliness’

New Delhi:Navodayam (Regd) is organising Srimad Bhagavata Saptaha Yajna at Sri Ishta Sidhi Vinayaga Mandir, Mayur Vihar Phase III, Delhi – 96, from 1st to 8th April 2007.   Bhagwaan…

SC verdict on Pooram fireworks cheers devotees

Pooram devotees in the cultural capital of the State heaved a sigh of relief on Monday after getting the Supreme Court verdict that there would be no restriction on pyrotechnics…

Agni lit for Somayagam

PALAKKAD: Agni was lit at the yagasala to mark the conduct of the rituals as part of the Panniyoor Somayagam which began near the precincts of Panniyoor Sree Varahamoorthy temple…

Ganga among 10 dying rivers

Ganga among 10 dying rivers

New Delhi: The Ganga, which is virtually synonymous with Indian civilisation, is dying. Pollution, over-extraction of water, emaciated tributaries and climatic changes are killing the mighty river, on whose fecund…

Socially deprived Hindu women were honoured by Devi Pooja

Kochi: A special Devi pooja was organised in Kochi, Kerala, where 108 women from various socially deprived Hindu communities were honoured by priests. Worshiping motherhood is considered to be one…

Why Temples are sacred

Don’t consider sculpture or statue of God as same as human being or their sculpture. The study must be based on Vedic science and Tantrik procedure. It is not simply…

New Guruvayur melsanti

GURUVAYUR: Moorkannur Sreehari Namboothiri was selected as the new melsanti of the Sree Krishna temple on Thursday. Sreehari will observe 15 days’ bhajanam and vritham at the temple prior to…

Sahasrakalasam performed at Sabarimala

Sahasrakalasam performed Source:newindpress.com PATHANAMTHITTA: Sahasrakalasam was performed at the Lord Ayyappa temple on Thursday.The kalasa abhishekam was conducted during uchcha pooja under the leadership of Thantri Kandararu Rajivaru in the…

Social Upanayanam at Kalpetta

Kozhikode: Kerala Kshetra Samrakshana Samiti(KSS) will be conducting a social Upanayanam at Kalpetta in Wayanad district on the 28th of March.   The KSS has invited applications from parents of…

Sceintists hunt for Mrutha Sanjeevani, which saved the life of Laxman

Courtesy:http://www.indiaedunews.net/ New Delhi: The famous herb of Indian Epic Ramayana, Mrutha Sanjivani , which saved the life of Laxman in Ramayana, is being studied these days by scientists for its…

‘Women are entitled to perform poojas’

KOCHI: We should move forward on the basis of the message of Sree Lalita Mahayagam that women are entitled to perform poojas, said Sreemad Chidanandapuri, chief of Kolathur Adwaitasramam, Kozhikode.…

An amazing festival: Veerendra Heggade

T’PURAM: ‘‘I am awed by this festival. It is really a wonder how they conduct such a huge festival with absolutely no confusion,’’ said an awestruck D Veerendra Heggade, head…

Makom Thozal held at Chottanikkara

Thousands of devotees queued up at the Chottanikkara Devi temple to get a darshan of the presiding deity Rajarajeswari on the occasion of Makam Thozal.     With the opening…

25 lakh women offer Pongala at Attukal

Women devotees numbering 25 lakh offered Pongala to the goddess of Attukal Bhagavathy temple on Saturday in the annual festival that has made it to the Guinness Book of World…

Women in thousands converge for ‘Attukal pongala’ fest

Women in thousands converge for ‘Attukal pongala’ fest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Women in thousands began to pour into the city since yesterday afternoon ahead of today’s ‘Pongala’ festival of the famous Attukal Bhagavathi temple, which made it to the Guinness…

Thousands witness Manappullikkavu vela

PALAKKAD: Thousands of people participated in the Manappullikkavu vela on Thursday.In the evening, 15 caparisoned elephants of Manappullikkavu lined up at Fort Maidan along with another 15 elephants from the…

Chottanikkara Makam Thozhal on Saturday

CHOTTANIKKARA: Chottanikkara Makam Thozhal will be held on Saturday. The Makam star in the month of Kumbham is considered one of the most auspicious days to have darsan of Chottanikkara…

Elaborate arrangements for Attukal pongala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: All arrangements have been completed for the pongala being offered to Attukal Bhagavathy, which is to be attended by over 10 lakh devotees. Elaborate arrangements have been made to…

Gokul wins Anayottam

Thousands of devotees cheered on 14-year-old tusker Gokul as he emerged a winner in the Anayottam, an annual race organised at the Sree Krishna temple at Guruvayur on Wednesday. The…

Attukal Pongala begins

T’PURAM: Amidst chants of Sarvamangala Mangalye…, the Attukal Bhagavathy temple festival began here on Friday. Lakhs of devotees from all over the state will be attending the 10-day festival that…

Significant underwater finds at Dwaraka

Ancient structures, under water and on land, discovered CHENNAI: Ancient structural remains of some significance have been discovered at Dwaraka, under water and on land, by the Underwater Archaeology Wing…

Devotees throng Aurobindo Ashram

Puducherry, Feb 21: A large number of people from across the country visited the Aurobindo Ashram here today on the occasion of 129th birth anniversary of its co-founder the ‘mother’.…

Guruvayur Devaswom literary prize for Akitham

GURUVAYUR: Eminent Malayalam poet Akitham Achuthan Namboodiripad has been selected for the prestigious ‘Jnanappana’ literary prize instituted by the Guruvayur Devaswom.Akitham, who submused in his works tradition and modern trends,…

Attingal man keeps dying ritual alive

Thampi, 38 – a resident of Thiruvananthapuram- has been religiously undertaking a journey for the last six years on foot from Attingal to the Siva temple in Ettumanoor to please…

Special poojas, bali tharpan mark Sivarathri in Kerala

Hindus in Kerala celebrated Maha Sivarathri with special poojas and festivals at various Siva temples on Friday. Several Siva temples in central Kerala celebrated their annual festivals on Sivarathri day.…

Attukal Ponkala on March 3, security stepped up

The famous Ponkala of the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram will be held on March 3. The ten-day Ponkala festival, which commences on February 23, will conclude on March 4.…

Panniyoor getting ready for Soma Yagam after 500 years

Panniyoor:  Sri Varaha Temple in Panniyoor is getting ready for another Soma Yagam after a long gap of 500 years. This temple is one among the few and oldest Varaha…

Kerala gears up for Sivarathri

The auspicious day of fast for the Hindus, the Maha Sivarathri has arrived. The State has geared up for the day, Friday this year, with the major destinations, Aluva, Thrissur…

Aluva Manalpuram spruced up for Sivaratri

ALUVA: Aluva Manalpuram, on the banks of the Periyar, has been spruced up for Sivaratri festival on Friday. Thousands of people will throng the Manalpuram, popularly known as ‘Dhakshina Kasi,’…

Japanese tribute to Lord Shiva

Shyam Parakkat | Thrissur   For those, who till now had doubts about the universal appeal of Shiva Thandava, the answer comes from Japan.     The hundreds, who had…

Guruji – A great harbinger of Hindu renaissance

Guruji – A great harbinger of Hindu renaissance

V SUNDARAM Ever since the dawn of history, Bharat Varsha has always produced great saints and sages in every age, who have made the same supreme discovery – that the…

Valluvanad festival season kicks off today

The four-month long Valluvanad festival season begins on Monday with the “Kalavela” at Puthanalkal Devi temple in Cherpullasery.     The celebrations in the temple would begin with a special…

Darshan by The Sea-Amma in Thiruvananthapuram

Darshan by The Sea-Amma in Thiruvananthapuram

10 February 2007 — Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala The waves were breaking just 50 feet from where Amma was giving darshan. Fishermen were hauling in their catches during bhajans. And the salty…

‘Bhagavath Githa Lalitha Vyagyanam’, bags award

Kozhikode:Bhasha Samanyaya Vedi has awarded the Bhasha Samanyaya Puraskaram to shri A K B Nair for his ‘Bhagawad Geetha Lalitha Vyagyanam’. This book was granted this award for it’s simplicity in language which…

Srimad Bhagavata Saptaha Yajna in New Delhi

New Delhi:Navodayam (Regd.) as informed earlier, is organising Srimad Bhagavata Saptaha Yajna (Kilippattu Bhagavata Saptaha Yajna 1st time in Delhi) from 1st to 8th April 2007.The Saptaha Yajna is organized…

Hindu Temples for Hindus-Cherukolpuzha Hindumatha Parishath

Cherukolpuzha:95th Ayirur-Cherukolpuzha Hindumatha Parishath started here yesterday in presence of Hindu spiritual leaders and Devotees.   One week Spiritual programmes was inaugurated by School of Bhagavad Githa Director, Swami Sandeep…

Rare treat for theyyam fans at Koyyodan Temple

MAHE: It was a rare treat for those who adore theyyams at the annual theyyam event at the Koyyodan Koroth Temple at Pallur here. What made the spectacle of theyyams…

Sanskrit is our Cultural Heritage-Shri Abdul Kalam,The President of India

Sanskrit is our Cultural Heritage-Shri Abdul Kalam,The President of India

(Following is the complete speech given by Shri Abdul Kalam, The President of India addressing the students of Sree Guru Sarvabhouma Sanskrit Vidyapeetam in Mantralayam in Kurnool District,Andhra Pradesh on 01.02.2007)   INTERACTION…