Diwali 2020 is the festival of lights, which ushers in the new year. It falls on November 14th this year.
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 2020 begins on October […]
Pitru Paksha 2020 is the two week period in the Vedic calendar which is dedicated to honoring our ancestors. It starts on September 2.
Happy Hanuman Jayanti 2020! Happy birthday to Shri Hanuman, the monkey God, who is the epitome of service and devotion. Indians worldwide are celebrating this day to honor Lord Rama’s humble servant. The festival of Hanuman Jayanti occurs shortly after Ram Navami. WAYS TO CELEBRATE HANUMAN JAYANTI 2020 Hanuman was ever vigilant to his master, […]
One of the most significant astrological events of 2019 is Jupiter’s transit. Jupiter in Sagittarius signifies a higher shift in consciousness.
Happy Indian new year 2019! This year, the Gujarati new year falls on October 28th in North and South America, Europe, and Northern India. Saal mubarak!
Diwali celebrates Lord Rama’s return back home after a 14 year period of exile. It is the festival of lights where we honor all the abundance in our lives.
There is an American expression, “I cried me a river”. For those unfamiliar with it, it refers to an endless stream of tears or deep, abiding sadness about a situation. In Jyotish, there is a nakshatra (star) which is symbolized by a teardrop as it can cause one to lament over arduous circumstances. That is […]
Navratri 2019 marks nine nights of celebrating the goddesses Kali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. Thus, there is one night for each of the Nav Durga (the nine embodiments of Durga).