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  • Why is Diwali of North India different to Deepawali of South India?

    Deepawali or Diwali is the most celebrated and the brightest of all Hindu festivals in India. The grand festival usually occurs in late October or early November of the English calendar and falls on the 15th day of Kartik of Hindu calendar. Hence, the exact Diwali date varies every year. It is the festival of […]

  • The Legend Behind the Dhanteras and Naraka Chaturdashi

    Dhanteras, also known as “Dhanatrayodashi” or “Dhanvantari Trayodashi” falls in the month of Kartik on the 13th day of the dark fortnight. Dhanteras is the first day of the Indian Diwali and Nepalese Tihar Festival. This festival of wealth is celebrated two days before the festival of lights, Diwali. ‘Dhan’ literally, means wealth and ‘Tera’ […]

  • Vastu Shastra – Things you should or shouldn’t keep in your pocket

    According to Vastu Shastra, there are certain things you should or should not keep in your pocket in order to benefit your financial status. There are certain things that if you put on your pocket will bring the wrath of Goddess Lakshmi while some things will attract more money and wealth. Things you should keep […]

  • Important Life lessons from Goddess Lakshmi To Lead A Successful Life

    Goddess Lakshmi is the consort of the god Vishnu. She is one of the most popular goddesses revered in Hindu religion and is known as the goddess of wealth and purity. One of the most compelling stories is the churning of milky ocean, rebirth of Lakshmi. It is not only the story of fight between […]

  • Reason why Fridays are considered auspicious for Hindu

    Though all days are important, the Friday occupies more importance in Hinduism. Fridays are auspicious days for Hindu and are related to the goddess. Friday is dedicated to Shakti and her multitudes of incarnations; these include Durga and Kali.¬†Goddess Laxmi and Saraswati are also associated with it. The word “Shukrawar” basically relates to planet Venus […]

  • Logical Reasons Why Hindus Avoid Sweeping at Night

    Everyone must have heard from his or her guardians or older people that one should not sweep and mop at night because it might bring about some negative impacts. But what are these negative impacts? I have always wondered but never dared to ask or question them. Today, when somebody talked about this issue, I […]

  • Lesser Known Facts about Hindu Goddess Lakshmi

    Draped in a red sari, bedecked with gold ornaments, seated on a beautiful lotus, flanked by white elephants, this is the image of Goddess Lakshmi that adorns most Hindu homes and business establishments. Goddess Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, luxury, beauty, fertility, and auspiciousness. She holds the promise of happiness, material fulfillment, […]

  • Hindus worship Goddess Lakshmi for good luck and wealth

    Adorned in a red saree, embellished with gold ornaments, seated on a lotus, pot in hand, flanked by white elephants, the picture of Goddess Lakshmi enhances most Hindu homes and business foundations. Lakshmi also called as Laxmi, is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, extravagance, magnificence, fruitfulness, and auspiciousness. She holds the promise of material […]