Akshaya Tritiya 2022

Hindu Festivals, Akshaya Tritiya, Sanskrit Learning, Sanatana Dharma

Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. Hey, Akshay Tritiya 2022 is here. And so are all the advertisements for bringing in luck, prosperity, auspiciousness, eternal joy, and everlasting peace by buying the precious yellow metal. So, are you all heading to your favorite jeweler? I have consistently followed this ritual for the past … Continue reading Akshaya Tritiya 2022

Maha Shivaratri 2022

https://anchor.fm/kalyani-sreedhar-kakade/episodes/Maha-Shivaratri-2022-e18e3b9 Namaskar, my dear Adbhut friends. I am wishing you all an auspicious and happy Mahashivaratri. On this pious occasion, I am reciting a small Stotram श्रीशिवपञ्चाक्षरस्तोत्रम् ( Shree Shiva Panchakshara Stotram). Panchakshara (पञ्चाक्षर) means "five letters" in Sanskrit and refers to the five holy letters Na, Ma, Śi, Vā, and Ya. Each Shloka in the … Continue reading Maha Shivaratri 2022

🙏Sree Datta Jayanti 🙏

Namaskar, my dear Adbhut friends, and warm Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Sree Dutta Jayanti.  Datta Jayanti, also known as Dattatreya Jayanti, is celebrated on the full moon of Margashirsha to mark the birth of Bhagawan Sree Dattatreya. Datta Maharaj is revered and loved across Bharat, especially in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh. … Continue reading 🙏Sree Datta Jayanti 🙏

Kojagiri Pournima

Switch of all the artificial lamps and light.To enjoy the smiling glow of this beautiful night. He is all alone in the sky every night of the year.Be his companion today to witness the brightest sphere. Soak yourself in the soothing light of his healing rays.More than enough to energize you for many, many days. … Continue reading Kojagiri Pournima

Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dusshera

Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dussehra wish to you all, my lovely friends. Sharing with you this beautiful video of Devi Ma decorated with one lakh Bangles. https://videopress.com/v/FTQBAEWw?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata This one👇is the video clip of Mata Shantalaxmi, Goa . Listening to 🎻... https://videopress.com/v/yTdoLVi6?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Such amazing traditional rituals filled with devotion and uplifting the five senses and the … Continue reading Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dusshera

Ganoba

Mount Kailash was buzzing with hectic preparation.Little Ganoba was to descend on earth for a festive celebration. Ma Parvathi had just returned after gracing Hartalika Puja.Preparing milk for Ganoba, she said, "Get up, my dear Raja." After giving a nice bath in the holy waters of Ma Ganga,Pa Shankara warned, "Ganoba, do not overindulge in … Continue reading Ganoba

Guru Purnima : The Brightest Night of the Year

I had shared this post "Happy Guru Purnima" on the occasion of Guru Purnima in 2019. At that time point of time, I had planned a write-up for the next Guru Purnima 2020, covering some scientific reasoning behind celebrating Guru Purnima. But could not execute it. So, I had just shared a post. Recently, as … Continue reading Guru Purnima : The Brightest Night of the Year

Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi 🙏🚩

Vithala-Rukamini, Pandharpur Wari, Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi

Wishing all, my dear Adbhut friends, a blessed Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi with this famous Bhakti Geet "Taal Bole Chipalila." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_9IxscNBi8 This Bhakti geet is about the Warkaris who take on a 21-day annual pilgrimage on foot. From Alandi and Dehu, these Warkaris (devotees who participate in the Wari) walk up the 250 km distance to … Continue reading Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi 🙏🚩

A New Dawn

I come from a strict, ritual-loving, God-fearing Hindu Maharashtrian joint family from Hyderabad. Our mega joint family was governed and looked after by my father. My father, a strict disciplinarian, needed things to be done as per his orders and dictum. I can distinctly remember those morning scenes as if all of it is happening … Continue reading A New Dawn

The Sanatana Sadhaka

Namaskar, to all my अद्भुत friends. This post is an attempt to answer the question, why I want to learn Sanskrit?  I realized that I was not able to express and squeeze all my thoughts into one single post. So I have created a separate section, under the category 'Sanatana Sadhaka'.  I want to specifically … Continue reading The Sanatana Sadhaka