Spiritual and Religious Significance of Vijayadashami

Hari Om Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami is the tenth and final day of the Navratri festival. It is widely considered symbolic of victory of the good over evil. It is also a pointer of a new beginning. Vijaya Dasami is celebrated on the tenth day of the Shukla paksha of the Indian month of Ashwin. … Continue reading Spiritual and Religious Significance of Vijayadashami

Significance and understanding of Metaphysics of Navaratri

Shri Matre Namah! Understanding Navaratri Navaratri is a festival like none other. Every nuance of this festival has meaning, be it the nine days of celebrations, the ‘Golu’ or doll festival in the South or the victorious Vijayadasami that marks the ending of Navaratri, the tenth day venerating Goddess Durga. Each of the nine days … Continue reading Significance and understanding of Metaphysics of Navaratri

Sharad (Shardiya) Navratri 2020 – Schedule, Guidelines, Pujas and other Religious instructions

Hari Om Shree Matre Namah! Image courtesy: Pinterest Due to Pandemics (COVID-19), this year Kolu/NavrAtri festival must be celebrated in a low-key manner, following strictly the social distancing norms and regulations as instructed by medical experts and government orders. Mass participation or gathering, Dandiya, Garba or any cultural events, and guest visits should be compulsorily … Continue reading Sharad (Shardiya) Navratri 2020 – Schedule, Guidelines, Pujas and other Religious instructions

The Story of Mata Vaishno Devi

Hari Om Jai Mata Di! To know the history of Mata Vaishnodevi temple we must go back to Treta Yug when the virtuous people were tormented by the Asuras (demons) Ravana, Kumb-Karan, Khardooshan, Tadka and others. The Gods decided to create a divine personality, in the roop (form) of a girl for their protection. The … Continue reading The Story of Mata Vaishno Devi