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About Haridasas

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About Haridasas

Over six centuries ago a devotional movement took place in history of south India especially in Karnataka. This movement is known as Haridasa devotional movement which is a part of bhakti movement. Haridasaru means persons who are servants of Hari or Vishnu. Many hindu philosophers, poets , scholars took part in this movement. The pioneers […]

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Tulsi Damodara Vivah

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Tulsi Damodara Vivah

Tulsi vivah puja is observed on Ksheerabdi Dwadashi or on Kartik Purnima day. Tulsi Vivah Vrat katha or the story of Tulasi Vivaha vratham is associated with the legend of King Jalandhar and his wife. The story explains the great devotion of Vrinda towards her husband and Lord Vishnu. Vrinda (Tulsi in her previous birth), […]

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Dos and Don’ts While Offering Tulsi Leaves

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Dos and Don’ts While Offering Tulsi Leaves

The Incomparable Queen of Herbs All of us know too well that Tulsi or sometimes referred as Holy Basil is so divine for Sri Hari Vishnu bhakti. The tulsi leaves or its seeds are offered to all Sri Hari Vishnu avtaars – like Sri Ram, Sri Krishna and Sri Narsingh. Ardent Sri Ram’s bhakt, Sri […]

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum )

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Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum )

The plant Tulsi or Holy Basil (Botanical name Ocimum Sanctum ) belongs to family Lamiaceae. It is a tropical plant which grows as weed and also cultivated. Tulsi is worshipped by Hindus and is an important symbol of Hindu religion. It is a very common sight to find Tulsi Vrindavan ( A special structure where […]

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Significance of Dhanteras or Dhanatrayodasi and its Origin

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Significance of Dhanteras or Dhanatrayodasi and its Origin

Dhanteras or Dhan Teras marks the beginning of Diwali and is observed two days before Diwali. It is the thirteenth day of the dark fortnight of Kartik Month and is also known as Dhantra Yodashi. In 2011, Dhanteras is on October 24. The importance of Dhanteras is that a new utensil or gold or silver […]

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Makara Sankranti Kite Festival Pictures

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Makara Sankranti Kite Festival Pictures

Significance of Makarasankranthi celeberations of makara sankranthi in india Legends of makara sankranthi Makara sankranthi kite flying festival Makara sankranthi kite flying festival pictures      

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Significance of Makara Sankranthi-kite festival

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Significance of Makara Sankranthi-kite festival

Makar Sankranti is India’s major festival. This day, sun moves from Tropic of Capricorn (Dakhshinayan) to Tropic of Cancer(Uttarayana). Makar Sankranti is celebrated in different states of nation with different names. In Tamil Nadu it is called Pongal. In Assam it is celebrated as Magh Bihu and Bhogal Bihu. In states of Punjab and Haryana […]

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Makara Sankranthi-Legends

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Makara Sankranthi-Legends

The Puranas say that on this day Sun visits the house of his son Shani, who is the swami of Makar Rashi. These father & son do not ordinarily get along nicely, but inspite of any difference between each other Lord Sun makes it a point to meet each other on this day. From Uttarayana […]

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Makara Sankranthi – India

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Makara Sankranthi – India

Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout India as a harvest festival. It is a way of giving thanks to the elements of nature that help man. This is the period when the winter recedes, paving the way for the summer. It is the time the farmers bring home their harvest. In the coast al regions, it […]

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Significance of Makara Sankranthi

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Significance of Makara Sankranthi

Makar Sankranti is India’s major festival. This day, sun moves from Tropic of Capricorn(Dakhshinayan) to Tropic of Cancer(Uttarayana). Makar Sankranti is celebrated in different states of nation with different names. In Tamil Nadu it is called Pongal. In Assam it is celebrated as Magh Bihu and Bhogal Bihu. In states of Punjab and Haryana it […]

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