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

Names of Hanuman

What is hanuman's original name? 

Scholars argue that immediately after the birth of Hanuman his mother Anjana named him Sunder (handsome boy) as he was extremely charming owing to the Divine Power imbibed in him. In support of this supposition a number or scholars say that the fifth chapter of the Ramcharitmanas which abounds in great and glorious deeds of Hanuman has been entitled as Sunder Kand (so also in Valmiki Ramayana). 

Anjaneya : Son of Anjana 

Anjanagarbhasambhoota : Born of Anjani 

Ashokavanikachhetre : Destroyer of

Hanuman Jayanti – Auspicious day to worship the great devotee of Lord Ram

A week after Ram Navami festival, Hanuman Jayanti is observed in the Chaitra lunar month where a number of spiritual discourses are held in a majority of Hindu temples. On Hanuman Jayanti, people remember him as a mischievous character in his childhood days. In one legend, he crossed mountains, scaled higher towards the skies to eat the sun, thinking it to be a mango. A malefic planet, Rahu which was on its way to form an eclipse with the sun, came in his way and stopped him midway. Hanuman defeated Rahu who later approached Indra, the king of devas, for assistance. To this, Indra responded and threw Vajra (thunderbolt) that hit the young child and made him unconscious.

After finding his son lying in an

Items to offer to Shri Hanuman ji

Items to offer to Shri Hanuman ji:

1. one chola
2. two cloths (red or yellow, unstitched)
3. one and qurter hand langot
4. one ball of soot dhaga (for janeu)
5. Supaari or kachcha nariyal
6. Paan, laung, ilaaychi
7. Panchmeva, Panchfal
8. 125 gms. desi ghee
9. 125 gms. hanumaani sindur
10. Keshar, dhoop, agarbatti, kapoor etc.

Chola to Hanuman ji is