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  • 4/21/2017 5:27 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on chaturdashi day of the bright fortnight in the month of Vaishaka.It is the birth anniversary of lord Narasimha. Narasimha is one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu. The purpose of this man – lion incarnation of the god to kill the Hiranyakashipu. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and devotion in all Vishnu temples around the world. Navanarasimha Kshetras in Andhra Pradesh is the best place to visit during Narasimha Jayanthi. On the auspicious day devotees will observe fast during the evening and brokes next day after sunrise. Special prayers and pooja will be offered in the Lord Vishnu Temples. Devotees will chant the Lord Vishnu Stotras and Lord Narasimha Stotras.Read More
  • 3/10/2017 4:03 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is observed on the 5th day during waxing of moon in the month of Vaisakha (April – May). In 2017, the date of Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is April 30. Scholars differ regarding the period in which Adi Shankara lived but his birthday is celeberated annually on the same day – on the 5th day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Vaisakha.Read More
  • 2/28/2017 3:42 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Akshaya Tritiya, or Akha Teej, is a highly auspicious day which falls on the third day after Amavasi (no moon) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha. Akshaya Tritiya 2017 date is April 29. In western parts of India (Maharashtra and Gujarat) it is marked on April 28. As per Hindu astrology and almanac, each second on the Akshaya Trithiya day is auspicious. It is said that there is no need to look for a ‘muhurat’ on the day. The word Akshaya means ‘that which never diminishes’ and the day is ideal for beginning new ventures as it is believed that all investments on this day appreciates.Read More
  • 2/10/2017 3:27 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading

    Ramana Maharshi (30 December 1879 – 14 April 1950) was an Indian sage and jivanmukta. He was born Venkataraman Iyer, but is most commonly known under the name Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi. He was born in what is now Tiruchuli, Tamil Nadu, India. In 1895 an attraction to the holy hill Arunachala and the 63 Nayanars was aroused in him, and in 1896, at the age of 16, he had a "death-experience" in which he became aware of a "current" or "force" (avesam) which he recognised as his true "I" or "self", which he later identified with Ishvara.Read More

  • 2/2/2017 12:42 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Shivaratri, or Mahashivratri, is the night of Shiva and one of the most auspicious days dedicated to Lord Shiva. The day and night is for devotion and prayer to Siva. Maha Shivratri is the day when prayers and worship are given more importance. There is no fun or merrymaking as in other Hindu festivals. Here is a simple method to perform Shivratri Puja.Read More
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  • 2/1/2017 12:29 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Thaipusam, like most Hindu festivals, celebrates the victory of good over evil. It is believed that Goddess Parvati gave the ‘Vel’ (lance) to Lord Muruga on the Thaipusam day to vanquish the Asura (demon) army. Thaipusam is observed on the Pusam star in the Tamil month of ‘Thai’ (January – February).Read More
  • Ugadi, or the Chandramana Ugadi, is the New Year in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and it is based on the Hindu lunar calendar followed in these two states of India. In 2015, the date of Ugadi is March 21. Ugadhi has its derivation from the word ‘Yugadhi’ or ‘Yugadi’ which consists of two terms ‘Yuga’ and ‘adi,’ which respectively means ‘cycle of time’ and ‘beginning’.Read More
  • 1/24/2017 6:11 PM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    Vasant Panchami, or Vasant Panchami, is a popular festival in North India which heralds the arrival of the spring season. Vasant Panchami 2017 date is February 1. ‘Basant’ or ‘Vasant’ means spring and ‘Panchami’ is the fifth day after Amavasi in Magh month when it is celebrated Saraswathi Pooja is performed in North and Eastern parts of India on the day. Yellow color, which symbolizes prosperity and love, is given importance on the day.Read More
  • 1/18/2017 11:46 AM 0 Posted in News By Giri Trading
    The Tamil New Year, Varsha Pirappu or Puthandu, is observed on the first day of Tamil month Chithirai, the first month as per traditional Tamil Calendar. In 2017, the date of Varsha Pirappu or Tamil New Year is April 14. Chitirai 1 is an auspicious day for Tamil speaking people in India (Tamil Nadu) and across the world, especially in Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia and South Africa.Read More

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