“Festival of Colors” – HOLI 2013, How did you celebrate?

The Holi Celebration has its celebratory origins in Gujarat, particularly with dance, food, music, and colored powder to offer a spring parallel of Navratri, Gujarat's Hindu festival celebrated in the fall. The Krishna Connection Holi is also associated with the Divine Dance known as Raaslila staged by Lord Krishna for the benefit of his devotees of Vrindavan commonly known as Gopis. Radha-Krishna Legend Holi is also celebrated in memory of the immortal love of Lord Krishna and … [Read more...]

DIWALI – Why Do We Celebrate, here are 10 reasons!

Why do we celebrate Diwali? It’s not just the festive mood in the air that makes you happy, or just that it's a good time to enjoy before the advent of winter. There are 10 mythical and historical reasons why Diwali is a great time to celebrate. And there are good reasons not just for Hindus but also for all others to celebrate this great Festival of Lights. 1.Goddess Lakshmi’s Birthday: The Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi incarnated on the new moon day (amaavasyaa) of the Kartik month … [Read more...]

Bandi Chhorh Divas 2012

Bandi Chhorh Divas November 9 Guru Hargobind is released from the Gwalior Jail along with 52 Rajas, who held the extensions attached to the coat of the Guru Bandi Chorh Diwas is a day on which Guru Hargobind Sahib was released with 52 Kings from Gwalior Prison. The word "Bandi" means "imprisoned", "Chhor" means "release" and "Divas" means "day" and together "Bandi Chhor Divas" means Prisoner Release Day.   Bandi Chorh Diwas is not Diwali Bandi Chorh Diwas and Diwali are … [Read more...]

Celebrating Ashadh Day – July 25

Ashadh Day Ashadh Day-Guru Purnima Date: July 25, 2011 Ashadh Day is observed by Hindus around the world. Guru Purnima is celebrated on the lunar month of Ashadh, July, on the day of the Full Moon. Ashadh Day History The day celebrations are marked by Hindus all over the world as a mark of respect for the Guru, a teacher or preacher. The day commemorates the sacred memory of Sage Vyasa, the ancient Guru who compiled the four vedas, authored 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata, and the … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTO – There are many Paths TO the Same Garden.

  There are many paths to God, choose the path that's right for you.       Proverbs - Today in Proverbs 20 verse 24 :  “A person's steps are directed by the LORD, 'How' then can anyone understand his own way?”   This is a powerful Proverb for us to consider. Do you believe that your steps are directed by God? I think so often we want to be in control of our own steps. And when we really try to take control of our own steps is when we so often stumble. . . It is so powerful for us to realize … [Read more...]

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