Lunar and Solar eclipses of June 2020

Hari Om Sri Gurubyoh Namah! Sri Matre Namah! According to our scriptures and beliefs, eclipse or Grahan is caused when the shadow planets, Rahu (Dragon’s head) and Ketu (Dragon’s tail), swallow the Sun (Surya) and the Moon (Chandra). Vedic Astrology proclaims that eclipses are not an auspicious or good time to start or end projects, … Continue reading Lunar and Solar eclipses of June 2020

Surya Ashtakam with Meaning

Hari Om Since time immemorial, Hindus revered the Sun God as the one who is the cause of nature. They always believed worshipping the Sun God would eradicate all their sins. Surya, the Sun God, was the son of Sage Kasyapa and Adhithi. He rides a huge chariot driven by Aruna. The God of death … Continue reading Surya Ashtakam with Meaning

All Navagraha Temples in Chennai and Tamilnadu

Hari Om NAVAGRAHA TEMPLES IN CHENNAI Temple - Planet - Location 1. Agatheeswarar Temple – Surya Graha (Sun) – Kolapakkkam 2. Somanaadheeswarar – Chandran (Moon) – Somamangalam 3. Vaidheeswarar – Angaragan (Mars) – Poonamallee 4. Sundereswarar – Budhan (Mercury) – Kovur 5. Ramanaadheeswarar – Guru (Jupiter) – Porur 6. Valeeswarar – Sukran (Venus) – Mangadu … Continue reading All Navagraha Temples in Chennai and Tamilnadu

Surya Grahanam (Solar eclipse) on 26th December 2019.

Hari Om Eclipse holds a great significance in Vedic Astrology of our Sanatana Dharma. There are many popular and mythological stories related to eclipse. In Vedic astrology, there are two types of eclipse greatly mentioned in the scriptures, first is Solar Eclipse and the second one is Lunar Eclipse. It is said that eclipse has … Continue reading Surya Grahanam (Solar eclipse) on 26th December 2019.

Mars (Mangal or Angaraka or Kuja) in Vedic Astrology

Hari Om In Vedic astrology Mars is know as MANGAL, ANGARAKA and KUJA. These names in Sanskrit mean, "auspicious, burning coal, and the fair one". Mars is a malefic. He rules over the two sidereal signs of Aries and Scorpio. He is exalted in Capricorn and fallen in the opposite sign of Cancer. Mars is … Continue reading Mars (Mangal or Angaraka or Kuja) in Vedic Astrology

Adithya Hrudayam (by Sage Agasthya) with Meaning

Adithya Hrudayam (The heart of the Sun God) Possibly this prayer is the greatest addressed to the Sun God and takes place in Ramayana's Yudha Kanda. Lord Rama was unable to kill him after an endless battle with Ravana and was tired and perplexed. At that time the devas who have gathered in the sky … Continue reading Adithya Hrudayam (by Sage Agasthya) with Meaning

Powerful Sanaischara Stotram (by King Dasaratha)

Hari Om Shani Dev (Lord Saturn) moves into the Rohini star constellation (nakshatra) once in every 30 years. This is one of the most dreaded transits of the kings and their kingdoms. Vedic scriptures say "Kings will die and kingdoms will fall when Shani Dev enters Rohini". Last time when Shanidev entered Rohini in May … Continue reading Powerful Sanaischara Stotram (by King Dasaratha)

Powerful Shani Shignapur Temple

Hari Om Shani Shignapur Temple is a Jeet Devasthan (alive temple) in the district of Ahmednagar (about 70 kms from Shirdi) well-known for the mysterious and powerful Lord Shani, who is believed to have been residing in a black stone in the Temple. The stone (symbolizing the planet Saturn) here is believed to be Swayambhu, … Continue reading Powerful Shani Shignapur Temple