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Yoganand As you are Marathi I am too and we are celebrating this Utsav(FESTIVAL) for the last 30 years and before that my grandfather used to celebrate in our village. As your concern, there is no limitation in size of Ganesh idol, you can go from the smallest 1-2 feet to 108 feet too. There is no Shastra behind the size of Ganesh idol in history. And for ...


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I think this will solve the issue About Two Krishna Janmashtami Dates Most of the time, Krishna Janmashtami is listed on two consecutive days. The first one is for Smarta Sampradaya and the other one is for Vaishanava Sampradaya. Vaishanava Sampradaya date is the latter one. A single date for Janmashtami means that both Sampradaya would observe Janmashtami ...


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The festivals are associated with some event(s). And the main puuja is done in the same time in which the event happened. For example, On Ganesha Chaturthi, main Pujaa is done during Madhyahna Kaala because it is believed that Lord Ganesha was born during Madhyahna Kaala (Hindu midday). On Raama Navami, main Pujaa is done during Madhyahna Kaala because it ...


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Rules for Krishna Ashtami nirnaya are quite complex which are explained in Dharma Bindu: page 8-9 (pdf might get downloaded by clicking on this link), DHARMA SINDHU: Prathama Parichheda and Nirnaya Sindhu: Dwitya Parichheda etc in detail. The basic summary of the rules is, The most auspicious day to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami is when Bhadrapada Krishna ...


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