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Importance of number 108

Importance of number 108

When we see number of beads in vara mala/vrata mala, number of names of God and Goddess, I always wondered there should be some prominence for 108 which I do not know. Why do we give so much importance to 108 in Hinduism? Why 108 […]

Diversity – The very pulse of India (Happy Festivals)

Diversity – The very pulse of India (Happy Festivals)

Today is the beginning of my favorite month. Just like in god’s we have lord vishnu, in month’s we have “Shravana” or “Saawan”….. And what makes this most unique is: 1. It marks the beginning of festival season 2. It’s a month where people take […]

Guru Purnima!

Guru Purnima!

      Today it’s 3rd July – Guru Purnima!. Guru Purnima is celebrated in honor of great sage Vyasa’s birthday. He was the ancient saint who wrote 18 Puranas, the Mahabharata, and the Srimad Bhagavata and compiled the four Vedas. Hence, Guru Purnima is […]

Legend of Sitala Mataji – Thadri or Shitala Saatam Significance

Legend of Sitala Mataji – Thadri or Shitala Saatam Significance

Once there was a joint family in a village and and the old mother in law had three daughter in laws ,as she had three sons all were happy and wealthy. The daughter in law of the younger son was from poor family so she […]

Journey from Bombay to AAMCHI MUMBAI!

Journey from Bombay to AAMCHI MUMBAI!

      Bombay has no bombs and is a harbor not bay. Today(1st May), in the year 1960, Bombay (now Mumbai) was transformed from a Bombay State to Bombay City and a capital of a newly created state Maharashtra. Life of the present Mumbaikar’s […]



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