Bhishma Ashtami

Hari Om Bhishmashtami (falling on 2nd Feb 2020 this year) is dedicated to Bhishma of epic Mahabharata. It is believed that Bhishma, also known as 'Ganga Putra Bhishma' (Bhishma, son of Ganga devi) or 'Bhishma Pitamaha' departed from his body on this day of his choice. This occurred during the propitious 'Uttarayan period'; that is, … Continue reading Bhishma Ashtami

Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan)

Hari Om Sri Siva Surya Narayanaya Namaha! Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan - Surya Jayanthi) falls on 1st February 2020 this year. Ratha Saptami is dedicated to Lord Surya, the Hindu Sun God. As per the tradition in Hinduism, Lord Surya is believed to ride a chariot driven by seven horses – this … Continue reading Ratha Sapthami (Birth day of Surya Bhagawan)