Women perform ‘Vara Maha Lakshmi Pooja’ with grandeur and devotion

Friday, August 4th, 2017
varalakshmi pooja

Mangaluru : Varamahalakshmi Vrata is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, one of the Hindu Trinity. Varalakshmi is one who grants boons (Vara). It is an important pooja performed by many women in Dakshina kannada and Udupi on Friday, August 4. The Hindu festival going by the name ‘Vara maha […]

Nagara Panchami –Paying obeisance to the Serpent Deity

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
nagara panchami

Mangalore : Today is Nagara Panchami. A day when  Serpent God is worshipped with great devotion by devout Hindus all over the nation. It is a day when the serpent God is offered milk, ghee and other offerings in abundance in order to crave  his blessings. Nagara Panchami is the first of the Hindu festivals […]

Women all over the district celebrate Vara Mahalaxmi Vrita

Saturday, August 13th, 2011
Varamahalakshi Pooja

Mangalore : Women celebrate Vara Mahalaxmi Vrita, which comes on the Friday before the full moon day of Shravan, in order to appease Goddess Mahalaxmi with devotion. This festival was celebrated in almost all the temples in the districts on Aug 12 Friday. Women who practice the vrita clean their homes and decorate their yards […]

The significance of Varamahalakshmi Vrata and festival on Friday

Thursday, August 11th, 2011
Vara Lakshmi

Managalore : On Aug 12, the holy Sri Varamahalakshmi Vrata, mainly meant for married women and those girls engaged to get married, is celebrated with enthusiasm and endearment, on the Shravana Shukravara (Friday), made doubly significant and highly fruitful for a devout family. People go to nearest Temples in the morning of Friday. People go […]

Vishwa Hindu Parishat (Parent body) celebrates Varamahaluxmi Vrata (Worship).

Friday, August 20th, 2010
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Mangalore: The 30th Sree Varamahaluxmi Vrata Puja (worship) was conducted today in Mangaladevi temple amid pomp, fanfare and excitement among married women, under the auspices of the parent body of Vishwa Hindu Parishat (VHP). It was the second holy Friday of Shravana in the auspicious rainy month (but no rains intervened this morning). It is […]

CM celebrate Naga Panchami at Kudupu

Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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Mangalore, Aug 14: Naga Panchami, which falls on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of  Shravana month, was celebrated in city on August 14, Saturday. On this particular day, the devotees go to temples and worship the stone images of the serpent god and perform puja. The devotees offer honey, sugar, ghee, milk and […]