Masi Maham
March 09, 2020

The full moon day of the Tamil month of Masi in Magha Nakshtra is considered auspicious. It is believed that during this period,divine beings descend to purify the karma of the human race. 

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February 21, 2020

The Hindu festival of Mahashivaratri is celebrated on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of the Magh month, as per the Hindu lunar calendar. The Shiva principle is most active on this day of the year.

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Thai Poosam
February 08, 2020

Thai is a Tamil month which coincides with Magh. The word Thaipusam is derived from the month name Thai and Pusam

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Saturn Transit 2020
January 24, 2020

Saturn passes through each sign for a period of above 2 1/2 years. The upcoming transit of Saturn is on 24th January 2020 according to Lahiri Panchang.

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Makara Sankranti/Pongal
January 15, 2020

This is a Hindu festival celebrated on the day the sun enters the zodiac sign (rashi) of Capricorn (Makar) 

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Blessings for 2020
January 02, 2020

May 2020 usher in a new era of peace and prosperity to all.

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Karthigai Deepam
December 10, 2019

Kaarthigai Deepam is celebrated on the full moon day in the Tamil month of Kaarthigai which coincides with Krithikai/Krittika Nakshatra in the month of November or December. 

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December 04, 2019

Durgashtami fasting is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. On this day devotees of Goddess Durga worship Her and observe day long fast. 

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Mahamritunjaya Homam
November 24, 2019

The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is a prayer to Lord Shiva (part of the hindu trinity, the lord of destruction, penance and meditation) to help overcome "death".

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Guru Preethi Homam
November 07, 2019

Jupiter transits from Vrischika to Dhanur Rasi on 28th Oct 2019 according to the Vakya Panchangam which is followed at temples. Astrologers who follow the Thirukanidha Panchangam date the transit on 4th November 2019.

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October 27, 2019

Diwali, the Festival of Lights is celebrated with great fervor all over India. It is the time of the year when Goddess Lakshmi is propitiated and bestows her blessings on all her devotees.

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September 29, 2019

This nine-day and nine-night festival, brings together all in the worship of the nine forms of Goddess Durga also known as Shakti /Devi. Navaratri is a festival of worship and dance for the Mother - who destroys evil.

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September 11, 2019

Onam is one of the most colorful community festivals of India 

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Ganesh Chathurthi
September 02, 2019

Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as 'Vinayak Chaturthi' or 'Vinayaka Chavithi' is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha

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August 23, 2019

Gokul Ashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna. It falls on the 8th day of the dark half of the month of 'Bhadrapada' 

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Rudra and Mahamritunjaya Homam
July 29, 2019

Pradosham in this month of Shravan falls on 29th July, which is also a Monday, considered auspicious during this month as Shravan Somwar

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Guru Purnima
July 16, 2019

The full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashad (July-August) is observed as the auspicious day of Guru Purnima, 

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June 25, 2019

Kalashtami, which is also known as Kala Ashtami, is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha. Devotees of Lord Bhairav keep fast and worship Him on all Kalashtami days in the year.

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June 17, 2019

Purnima fasting might be observed either on Purnima day or on one day before Purnima day i.e. on Chaturdashi day depending on starting time of Purnima Tithi on previous day.

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Shani Preethi Homam
June 08, 2019

One of the ways to appease Lord Sani include offering of black clothes, mustard oil, black daal, sesame etc. to the poor and helping and serving the old and needy people since Sani signifies all these. 
The Sani Preethi Homam is performed to alleviate the malefic effects of Saturn.

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Mahasudharshana Homam
May 25, 2019

The Sudarshana Chakram is the mighty weapon of Lord Narayana and has many auspicious attributes associated with it.Most importantly, it has the attribute of "Pida Pradanam"

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Vaikasi Visakham
May 18, 2019

Vaikāsi Visākam is important to the Saivites, Vaishnavites and the Buddhists. To the Saivites, it is the day of the descent of Lord Murugan...

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Akshaya Tritiya
May 07, 2019

The word Akshaya means that which never diminishes - hence beginnings made or valuables bought on this day are considered certain to bring luck and success.

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Chitra Pournami
April 19, 2019

The festival of Chitra pournami or poornima is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Chitra (April - May).

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April 13, 2019

The ninth day of the bright half of Chaitra is the birthday of Lord Rama.

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Navagraha Homam
March 30, 2019

The Navagraha Homam is performed to remove all obstacles in life and attain 'Ayur, Arogya and Saukhyam' (longevity, health and happiness).

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Mahalakshmi Homam on Ugadi
March 25, 2019

Yugadi specifically refers to the start of the age we are living in now, Kali Yuga.

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Sri Suktha Homam
February 26, 2019

The Sri Suktha mantra invokes Goddess Maha Lakshmi through the sacred Fire. 

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Rahu Ketu Transit
February 14, 2019

The Rahu-Ketu transit occurrs on 14th February 2019 according to the Vakya Panchangam. Rahu moves from Kataka (Cancer) to Mithuna (Gemini) and Ketu from Makara (Capricorn) to Dhanur Rasi (Sagittarius).

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February 08, 2019

Lord Ganesh is one of the most revered and loved deities. He is also one of the most commonly associated symbols of Hinduism, 

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Vaikunta Ekadesi
December 18, 2018

Vaikunta Ekadashi is the Krishna paksha Ekadashi that occurs during the Dhanurmasa period in the Hindu calendar corresponding to late December - January in the English calendar. 

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Narayani Devi Homam
November 30, 2018

The homam is performed to seek all material benefits, increase abundance and accumulation of legitimate wealth.

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Puratasi Sani
September 22, 2018

The Tamil month of Purattasi (Sept-Oct) is belived to be the preferred month for Lord Balaji (Vishnu)

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August 23, 2018

Ekadashi fasting is observed on every 11th Tithi in Hindu calendar. There are two Ekadashi fasting in a month, one during Shukla Paksha and another during Krishna Paksha.

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Adi Pooram
August 13, 2018

Aadi Pooram is one of the major festivals celebrated in all Vaishnavite temples. It falls in the month of Aadi on Pooram nakshatra.

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Varalakshmi Vratham
August 09, 2018

Varalakshmi Vratha is celebrated on the Friday before the full moon in the Tamil Month 'Aadi'

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Aadi Krithigai
August 05, 2018

Aadi is the divine month when Gods and Goddesses decide to enhance the lives of their graceful creations i.e.humans.

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July 18, 2018

Sashti Tithi is dedicated to Lord Skanda. Devotees keep fast during Shukla Paksha Sashti day. For Skanda Sashti Vratam the day when Sashti Tithi is combined with Panchami Tithi is preferred. Hence Skanda Sashti Vratam might be observed on Panchami Tithi.

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July 10, 2018

Pradosh Vrat, which is also known as Pradosham in South India, is observed to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. 

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Lakshmi Kubera Homam
June 08, 2018

Goddess Lakshmi is the Goddess of the wealth while Kubera or Kuberan is the wealthiest among the devas.

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Sankatahara Chathurthi
April 03, 2018

Sankatahara Chaturthi is an auspicious festival celebrated in honour of Lord Ganesh. It is observed on every Hindu calendar month on the ‘chaturthi’ (fourth day)

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Sri Suktha Homam
November 20, 2017

The Sri Suktham is a hymn in the Atharva Veda and also appears as a supplement to the Rigveda. The Sri Suktha mantra invokes Goddess Maha Lakshmi through the sacred Fire. 

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Lakshmi Ganapathy Homam
July 07, 2017

The Lakshmi Ganapathi homam is performed to remove all the obstacles and negativity

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Guru Preethi Homam
June 29, 2017

The planet Jupiter is known as GURU or BRIHASPATI.The names mean, "teacher, lord of light, and teacher to the gods." Jupiter is a benefic planet, generally considered to be the most auspicious of the planets.

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Tamil New Year
April 14, 2017

Puthandu, or the better known Tamil New Year or Chithirai Tiru-naal, is the celebration of the first day of the Tamil new year in mid-April

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Thai Amavasai/ Amavasya
January 27, 2017

Amavasya is new moon day in Hindu calendar. It is significant day as many rituals are performed only on Amavasya Tithi. All Amavasya days are appropriate to perform Shraddha rituals to appease ancestors. 

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Hanuman Jayanti
December 28, 2016

This is a festival celebrating the birth of Lord Hanuman. Lord Hanuman was born on Chaitra-paurnima,

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Aadi Krithigai
July 28, 2016

The Krithigai or Krithika Nakshatra is considered highly auspicious to worship Lord Muruga.

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Dhanvantari Homam
July 19, 2016

Dhanvantari is an Avatar of Vishnu  and appears in the Vedas and Puranas as the physician of the gods. He is the god of Ayurvedic medicine. 

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Mahalakshmi Homam
June 19, 2016

Maha Lakshmi Yagna is performed for the purpose of gaining legitimate wealth. Those who are involved in business or are facing financial problems may perform this Yagna to receive the blessings and grace of Goddess Mahalakshmi.

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Narasimha Jayanti and Vaikasi Visakam
May 20, 2016

Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on 20th May and Vaikasi Visakam on 21st May 2016

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Panguni Uthram
March 23, 2016

This full moon signifies the marriage of Parvati and Parameswara (Lord Shiva), Murugan and Deyvaanai, and Aandaal and Rangamannar. 

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Vasanth Panchami
February 12, 2016

Vasant Panchami is dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge

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November 17, 2015

A six day fast is observed from the first day the Karthika month up to the sixth day which is Soorasamharam, the most important day of the festival. 

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Nag Panchami
August 19, 2015

Nag Panchami is observed on the 5th day of the bright half of shravan (July-August).

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Mangal Homam
June 16, 2015

The red appearance of Mars or Mangal as it is known in Vedic Astrology,is believed to be the reason behind its aggressive nature and is known as Angarakha.Astrology considers Mars as a malefic planet while also as a symbol of energy...... 

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Shani Jayanti
May 18, 2015

Shani Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Lord Shani and is also known as Shani Amavasya.

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December 16, 2014

Saturn transits Thula (Libra) to Vrischika (Scorpio) on December 16, 2014 at about 02:44PM according to the Vakya Panchangam. 

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