Today, November 14th in India, is Diwali, or Deepaval. Diwali is a pretty big deal all across India and even outside India. Here’s what the all-knowing wiki says about this Indian festival (edted): The five-day long festival originated in the… Read More ›
So Sri Ganesh is back in town. वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ । निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥ Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha | Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Karyesu Sarvada || Translated, the prayer to Ganesh says: [One with the] curved trunk, immense body, and the splendor of a million… Read More ›
Krishna Janmashtami celebrates the birth of Krishna some five thousand years ago. The eighth day following Raksha Bandhan is observed as Krishna’s birthday. According to some Hindu traditions, Krishna is not considered an incarnation of Vishnu because he is Vishnu…. Read More ›
Happy Holi. Among the dozens of Hindu festivals, holi and diwali are the most fun. Holi is also a wonderful Hindu export — like yoga, meditation, ayurveda, the Hindu number system. Here’s holi in Utah:
Vijay Dashami greetings all. Shubho Bijoya. May Ma Durga bless us all with the strength to overcome all our adversity. Namas Tasyai Namas Tasyai Namas Tasyai Namo Namah
This year Ganapati puja is early. Today is Ganesh chaturthi.
Happy Holi everyone. Nice pictures over at The Big Picture (from 2010). A video from the annual Holi celebrations in Spanish Fork, Utah below the fold.