Lord Hanuman is known by many names as Anjaneya, Anjani Putra, Bajarangabali, Hanuman, Mahaveer, Maruti, Pavanputra etc.
- Hanuman Jayanthi
- Tuesdays and Saturdays
- Vadamala, Appam Mala
- "Sri Rama Jaya Rama Jaya Jaya Rama"
- Hanuman Chalisa link
SRI RAMA PARIVAR
Sri Rama or Sri Ramachandra is the seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu. He is the central figure of the Hindu epic Ramayana, which is the principal narration of the events connected to his incarnation on earth, his ideals and his greatness. Born in Suryavanshi Kshatriya dynasty as the eldest son of Kaushalya and Dasharatha, ruler of Kosala Kingdom (now in Uttar Pradesh), Rama is referred as ''Maryada Purushottama" within Hinduism, which literally means the Perfect Man or Lord of Self-Control or Lord of Virtue. His wife Sita is considered by Hindus to be an avatar of Lakshmi and the embodiment of a great woman.
- Sri Rama Navami
- Day falling under Punarvasu Nakshatram, Navami (9th day of Lunar Calendar)
- "Sri Raghavam dasarathatmajam apramEyam Sita patim raghukulanvaya ratna dipam Aajanu bahum aravinda dalayataksham Ramam nishachara vinashakaram namami"
Ganesha represents the energy of Lord Siva and Goddess Parvathi (Uma). Because of a mythological incident, the normal head of Ganesha had to be replaced with that of an elephant. The elephant-headed Ganesha looks like OM, the pranava mantra, representing the quintessence of the Vedas (Hindu scriptures), indicating power and wisdom.
- Ganesh Chaturthi
- Sankansta hara Chaturdhi, Chathurti (4th day of lunar calendar), Wednesdays
- Modhaka (kollakatai[in Tamil], Kudumulu[in Telugu]), Durva grass
- "Eka dhantham Maha kayam, Lambo dara Gajananam Vigna nasa karam devam, Herambam Pranamam yaham"
SRI JAGANNATHA SWAMY
Jagannath (or Jagannatha), meaning "Lord of the Universe", is a deity worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists. Jagannath is considered a form of Vishnu or his avatar Krishna by the Hindus. Jagannath is worshipped as part of a triad on the "Ratnavedi" (jewelled platform) along with his brother Balarama and sister Subhadra. The icon of Jagannath is a carved and decorated wooden stump with large round eyes and with stumps as hands, with the conspicuous absence of legs. It is made of wood, which is an exception to common Hindu iconographic deities of metal or stone.
- Jagannath Rathayatra
- Bhajans and Arati on every Sunday @12.00 PM
SRI NARASIMHA SWAMY
Lord Narasimha Swamy is an incarnation of the great Lord Vishnu. Narasimha Swamy is revered as the Protector by devotees all over India. There are a lot of temples across the country that are dedicated to the worship of God Narasimha Swamy. Narasimha Swamy is also described as the God of Yoga, in the form of Yoga-Narasimha. Narasimha iconography shows him with a human torso and lower body, with a leonine face and claws, typically with the asura Hiranyakashipu in his lap, whom he is in the process of defeating.
VALLI DEVASENA SAMETHA SUBRAMANYA SWAMY
Lord Subramanya is the son of divine couple Shiva and Parvati, to destroy the demon Tarakasura.Karthikeya has six heads and is an embodiment of perfection. It seems he assumed six faces to suckle the milk of the six mothers. He was appointed the commander-in-chief of the gods and thus became ‘Deva-senapati’. With his matchless weapon, the Shakti or lance, shining brilliantly like fire, he easily destroyed Tarakasura, thus becoming’ Shaktidhara’ and ‘Tarakari’. Being very young and virile he is ‘Kumara’ or ‘Sanatkumara.’ A forceful attacker in war, he is known as ‘Skanda’. ‘Skanda’ also means one who has accumulated the power of chastity.
LORD KRISHNA ANDAL
Lord Krishna is the central figure of the Bhagavad Gita. Sri Krishna is widely considered by Hindus to be an Avatar – a direct descent of God. During the Battle of Kurukshetra, Krishna gave Arjuna the immortal spiritual discourse of the Bhagavad Gita – Krishna taught a spiritual path of wisdom, devotion and discrimination. Sri Krishna also popularised devotional bhakti yoga through his time with Radha and the Gopis in Vrindavan. Lord Krishna is the Hindu god of compassion, protection, and love. Also called the Dark One, Krishna is an important character in many Hindu sacred texts, including the Bhagavad Gita.