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Celebrating Kurma Jayanti 2024: Significance, Rituals, Date and Time

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Celebrating Kurma Jayanti 2024: Significance, Rituals, Date and Time

  As the year progresses, Hindu devotees around the world prepare to celebrate Kurma Jayanti. On this special day, people worship Lord Vishnu in his Kurma Avatar, his second incarnation as a tortoise. It occurs on the ‘Purnima’ (full moon day) in the month of ‘Vaishakh’ according to the Hindu calendar. Hindu legends believe that on this day, Lord Vishnu, in his Kurma avatar, lifted the enormous Mandaranchal Parvat on his back during the Samudra Manthan (the churning of the ocean of milk).      Kurma Jayanti   In Hindu mythology, there was a great event called the churning of the ocean (Samudra Manthan). During this event, gods (devas) and demons (asuras) worked together to extract the...

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Narasimha Jayanti 2024: History, Significance, Date and time

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Narasimha Jayanti 2024: History, Significance, Date and time

  Narasimha Jayanti is a Hindu festival celebrated on the fourteenth day of Vaishakh month. The most ferocious avatar of Lord Vishnu is Narasimha or Narasingha avatar. According to Hindu Scriptures, this is the Fourth avatar of Lord Vishnu incarnated as Narasimha (Half human and half lion).  On this day Lord Vishnu reincarnated as Narasimha to safeguard his devotee Prahalad by destroying the Hiranyakashipu. This celebration symbolizes the eternal victory of good over evil and it is believed to follow the righteous path for a happy and peaceful life. The victory of Narasimha over Hiranyakashipu signifies the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the steady devotion...

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Sri Rama Navami 2024

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Sri Rama Navami 2024

Rama Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. It falls on the ninth day (Navami) of the chithirai month in the Hindu calendar.Rama Navami holds immense spiritual significance for Hindus and is celebrated with great devotion and severe across India and in many parts of the world where Hindu communities reside.The festival is marked by elaborate rituals and celebrations. Devotees wake up early in the morning, take a ritual bath, and visit temples dedicated to Lord Rama. Special prayers and bhajans (devotional songs) are sung in praise of Lord Rama,...

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Satyanarayana Puja

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Satyanarayana Puja is a Hindu ritual dedicated to Lord Vishnu, in the form of Lord Satyanarayana. This puja is performed to seek the blessings of Lord Satyanarayana for good fortune, prosperity, and overall well-being. People who are suffering from prolonged sickness or troubles in mind can perform this pooja or at least attend this pooja during Pournami days. Where can this pooja be performed: The pooja is generally performed to invoke the lord Satyanarayana and seek his blessings. This pooja is performed at temples during Pournami, festivals and on special occasions.Ekadashis and Thursdays are also considered auspicious to perform this...

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