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Kottiyoor Utsavam 2022: Date, Time, History And Significance

Kottiyoor Utsavam 2022: Date, Time, History And Significance

Pundreeka Valli  |  Friday, May 20, 2022, 14:00 [IST]
Nestled in the sprawling expanse of a hillside, encircled by the gushing streams of a river, the twin temples of Akkara Kottiyoor and Ikkara Kottiyoor come together once a year to collaborate and jointly host the famous 28-day festival, by name, ...
Skanda Sashti 2022: Dates, Tithi, Puja Rituals, Vrat Katha And Significance

Skanda Sashti 2022: Dates, Tithi, Puja Rituals, Vrat Katha And Significance

Pundreeka Valli  |  Friday, May 20, 2022, 11:00 [IST]
Skanda Shashti is primarily observed amongst the worshippers of Shiva. Mythological texts and Puranas are packed with anecdotes that eulogize him for his compassion and magnificence. Image source: Wikimedia Commons Skanda ( otherwise known as Shanmukha, and Kartikeya ) is ...
Why Is Satyanarayana Puja Important In Telugu Weddings?

Why Is Satyanarayana Puja Important In Telugu Weddings?

Pundreeka Valli  |  Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 12:00 [IST]
Kammas are an extremely powerful caste in the Telugu community, of Andhra Pradesh, whose lineage extends back to the Kakatiya community. These groups are basically agriculturists (zamindars) who are ideally Vishnu worshippers. Image source: Wikimedia Commons Satyanarayana vrat is ...
Why Is Lord Hanuman Also Referred To As Bajarangbali?

Why Is Lord Hanuman Also Referred To As Bajarangbali?

Pundreeka Valli  |  Sunday, May 15, 2022, 11:00 [IST]
Tuesday (Mangalvar) is the day prescribed for Hanuman Puja. Astrologically and as per traditional beliefs. Hanuman is the presiding deity for Tuesday. Devotees are usually seen to start any Hanuman vrat on Tuesday as it augurs well for them. Fasting is ...
Narasimha Jayanti 2022: Greetings, Wishes, Quotes, SMS, Messages And Images

Narasimha Jayanti 2022: Greetings, Wishes, Quotes, SMS, Messages And Images

Pundreeka Valli  |  Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11:30 [IST]
Of all the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Narasimha is known as the fourth incarnation. As per the Hindu legends, Lord Vishnu incarnated as Narasimha, to exterminate the demon, Hiranyakashipu who had nefarious intentions about his son Prahlada. Lord Narasimha is ...
Ganga Saptami 2022 Upay : Remedies To Get Rid Of Sins And Money Crisis

Ganga Saptami 2022 Upay : Remedies To Get Rid Of Sins And Money Crisis

Pundreeka Valli  |  Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 11:53 [IST]
Ganges is not called Aghanashini without reason. 'Agha' means 'sins' and 'nashini' means the 'one who eradicates sins'. It is believed that a mere dip into the holy waters of Holy Ganges will remove the sin without traces. The Ganga water ...
Sita Navami 2022: Interesting Facts About Goddess Sita

Sita Navami 2022: Interesting Facts About Goddess Sita

Pundreeka Valli  |  Monday, May 09, 2022, 16:00 [IST]
Goddess Sita was Ayonija (not born out of a human womb). She was discovered while Janaka, the king of Mithila, was plowing the field of ritual, after the conclusion of a yagnya. She is also referred to as Bhoomija, the daughter ...