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Second night of Navratri Worship Brahmacharini

October 10 is the second night of Navratri 2018 in North America. Navratri is nine nights celebrating the many forms of the goddess which Durga has taken. That is why the goddesses are known as NavaDurga (Nine Durgas). Each goddess has particular aspects or qualities which we can embrace. On the second night of Navratri, […]

Navratri 2018: Worship the Nav Durga A celebration of Kali, Lakshmi and Saraswati

According to the Vedic calendar, immediately following Pitru Paksha comes a much more joyous celebration. That is the festival of Navratri (also spelled Navaratri).  Navratri coincides with the beginning of the lunar month of Ashwina in Vedic astrology, or Jyotish.  The first of nine nights of the Indian holiday of Sharad Navratri 2018 begins on October […]

Ayurvedic tips for fall health Fall into balance

Less daylight hours, breezy winds, leaves falling, and rainfall. All these are indicators that fall will soon be upon us. These are some of the outward manifestations of autumn. Our bodies feel the change of season as well. You may experience dry skin, sinus congestion, diminished appetite, constipation, gas, less vitality, and dampened enthusiasm. Following […]

Pitru Paksha 2018

Pitru Paksha 2018 The time for honoring your ancestors

  Vedic astrology or Jyotish is based on the Indian or Vedic calendar.  The Vedic calendar is a lunar based system. The observances during each month are usually spiritually or religiously based and rooted in deep tradition. One upcoming annual event is Pitru Paksha 2018.  September 25 marks the beginning of the time period known as […]

Krishna Janmashtami 2018

Krishna Janmashtami 2018 Happy birthday to Shri Krishna!

In India, holidays are calculated according to the Vedic calendar. In Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, this is the lunar month of Sharavana. In this month, we honor Lord Krishna‘s birthday. According to mypanchang, we celebrate Krishna Janmashtami 2018 on September 2 worldwide. As we celebrate Krishna Janmashtami 2018, we are honoring the birth of  our beloved […]

July 27, 2018 lunar eclipse

Powerful July 27, 2018 Lunar Eclipse Plus Mars and Mercury retrograde!

The July 27, 2018 lunar eclipse is the longest eclipse of the 21st century. It’s  a total eclipse in certain parts of the world.  The Moon will be full in Capricorn in the constellation or nakshatra of  Shravana for the powerful lunar eclipse. This full Moon is known as Ashadha Purnima in Vedic astrology or […]