Thirugnana Sambathar Guru Pooja

English meaning of the festival Sambathar, also referred to as Thirugnana Sambathar was a Saiva poet-saint. According to the Tamil Shaiva tradition, he composed more than16,000 hymns in complex meters. This day is dedicated to Thirugnana Sambathar as the Guru. How the date is decided annually Thirugnana Sambathar Guru Pooja is celebrated [...]

By |2021-04-24T06:29:11+00:00April 24th, 2021|

Thirunavukarasar Guru Pooja

English meaning of the festival Thirunavukarasar means King of Tongue. Lord Shiva gave Thirunavukarasar this name. Lord Shiva was pleased with the devotional songs that Thirunavukarasar sang. This day is dedicated to Thirunavukarasar as the Guru. How the date is decided annually Thirunavukarasar Guru Pooja is celebrated in the month of Chittirai [...]

By |2021-04-24T06:25:09+00:00April 24th, 2021|

Vaikasi Visakam

English meaning of the festival Vaikasi is the second month in the Tamil calendar. Visakam is the name of the Nakshatra (star) that is reckoning at that time. How the date is decided annually Vaikasi Visakam occurs on the full moon day in the month of Vaikasi. Significance of the festival to [...]

By |2021-04-24T06:22:35+00:00April 24th, 2021|

Hindi New Year

English meaning of the festival Hindi New Year is called NAVA VARSHA. How the date is decided annually Nava Varsha or Hindi New Year is celebrated on the first day of the month of Chaithra (March/April) in Shukla Paksha (waxing moon phase). The New Year day in the month of Chaitra marks [...]

By |2021-04-24T06:03:28+00:00April 6th, 2021|
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