Hanuman Worship

In North India - Tuesdays are dedicated to him because Hanuman is believed to bring Mars (Mangal) under control. Mars being an aggressive planet it is necessary for a "stronger" god to keep him in check.

Down south, Hanuman worship is more on Saturdays - as it is the day dedicated for Vishnu and his incarnates - hence Rama Doot also gets his share of attention. Also he is known as the "Siriya thiruvadi" - meaning the "Smaller Feet/Vahana" and during weeklong festivities the lord is taken out on Hanuman. (Also known as Hanumantha Seva - popular in Tirupathi) (Garuda is known as the Periya Thiruvadi - or the Primary Vahana of the Lord.)

Chiranjeevi Hanuman

He is a Chiranjeevi (Chir= infinite jeevan= life. So Chiranjivi= Immortal) . This boon given to him by Yama (God of Death) - during the Indra's(God of Rain) Vajra hitting him on his chin and Vayu(God of Wind) depriving the world of air.)

Sita Mani Temple

Sita Mata with Luv and Kush (twins)
Sita Mani is 80 km from the north of Varanasi. It is has a great significance. It is a great religious place. In Sita Mani, there is temple of Lord Sita . It has a historic myth from Ramayana that this is the place from where Lord Sita was gone back to earth. Besides being famous for Lord Sita, it is also a picnic place where you can

The Powers of Hanuman

The powers that Hanuman acquired through this process of his development gave him supernatural god-like powers. There are eight primary powers that are mentioned in the scriptures in relation to Hanuman. Those who have studied Kundalini Yoga, Gnosis, or Tantra will recognize these powers because these are the same powers that

Sita Navami or Janaki Navami 2014

Sita Navami or Janaki Navami on 8th May 2014 (Thursday)
Sita Navami is celebrated as birth anniversary of Goddess Sita. This day is also known as Sita Jayanti. Married women keep fast on Sita Navami day and pray to seek long lives of their husbands. 

Sita Jayanti is celebrated on Navami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha month. It is believed that Goddess Sita was born on Tuesday in Pushya Nakshatra. Goddess Sita was

Shri Vardani Hanuman Mandir - Lucknow

Vardani Hanuman Ji

It is beieved that whatever you ask from this idol of Lord Hanuman, it is accepted by God...

This temple is

The Story of How Lord Hanuman was born..?

This is the story of Pawanputra Hanuman, the mighty monkey-god. Do you know how he was born? The story of his birth is as fascinating as his mighty deeds. 

But to know about Hanuman, we have to go back sometime before his birth. Let us go to the palace of Lord Brahma where it all started.

Do you know who Lord Brahma is? He is the Hindu god of creation. He is believed to live in a beautiful divine palace in his heavenly abode. Such was