Janmashtami 2020 – The Celebrations of Krishna Birth

Krishna Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is observed according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha in Shraavana or Bhadrapad, which overlaps with August or September of the Gregorian calendar. This year – Janmashtami falls on 12-Aug-2020 TheContinue reading “Janmashtami 2020 – The Celebrations of Krishna Birth”

Festivals in August

This year festivals are flying by like a blink of eye. One day you wait for a week to come by and then it’s already a week over. August is the month of festivals in India. Below are festivals of 2020. Though there is not much celebrations outside homes due COVID19 pandemic, within the hopeContinue reading “Festivals in August”

Stories | The Sermon at Benares

The Sermon at Benares – CBSE 10th English Textbook Kisa Gotami had an onl son, and he died. In her grief she carried the dead child to all her neighbours, asking them for medicine, and the people said, “She has lost her senses. The boy is dead.” At length, Kisa Gotami met a man whoContinue reading “Stories | The Sermon at Benares”

Festivals in India : Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of Mahavir on Chaitrya Sud Triyodashi. Mahavir is consider to be the founder or proposer of modern day Jainism. Jainism is one of the oldest religions known today and its origins lie in India. Theologians often classify Jainism as a philosophy, a way of living life, rather than aContinue reading “Festivals in India : Mahavir Jayanti”

Tennis is more than just sports, it’s a religion

Tennis, lawn tennis is one of the top grossing global sports with Grand Slams, WTA tours, ATP tours, Challenger tours and friendly matches. Tennis is played between two players in singles match and four players in doubles match. It could be men’s single, women’s single, men’s doubles, women’s doubles or mixed doubles. But that’s justContinue reading “Tennis is more than just sports, it’s a religion”

See the Flower Full Moon from Surat, on the auspicious Buddha Purnima 7 May 2020

Enjoy beautiful experience of looking at Sunset and Moonrise back to back. As well as spotting Venus planet and Antares star. WHEREIn Surat, IndiaCo-ordinates are 21.1 ° N latitude 72.8° E longitude WHEN7th May 2020 WHAT YOU CAN SEE Sunset, Full Moonrise, Venus, Antares. WHAT YOU NEEDSense of Direction, Observation Skills & Patience a lot of it. DATE MOONRISE MOONSET 05-May 5:00 pm 93°Continue reading “See the Flower Full Moon from Surat, on the auspicious Buddha Purnima 7 May 2020”