video- Wimbledon Ganapathy Temple – chariot Festival 2019

Short 3 min video clip of the Chariot procession in Wimbledon this morning. https://youtu.be/3gbs6RUK_OE

Hindu Magic: Shiva Yantra and Mantra

This graphics I created combines the most auspicious and powerful Markandeya mantra (also called Mrityunjaya mantra) and the Shiva Yantra. generally Yantras should not be shown to others ...and just kept on sacred altar..  But this is a graphics I grabbed from internet...not an actual metal Yantra...so using it here for educational purposes..Interesting that it … Continue reading Hindu Magic: Shiva Yantra and Mantra

Ganapathy temple Homam – fire ceremony (pics)

Happy Thai Pongal wishes to all!

Happy Thai Pongal wishes to all my friends, fans and family around the world. Pongal is technically the first day of the Tamil new year. Traditionally On this day we honour the Sun god, bless crops and fields..and symbolically do work in the fields. Following day is Mattu-Pongal.. (Madu / Mattu means Cow in Tamil.. … Continue reading Happy Thai Pongal wishes to all!

On Pradosham, Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra & Rudraksha chanting beads

On Pradosham, Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra & Rudraksha chanting beads: Pradosham (Prathosham): Today is Pradosham - a special day for worshiping the Hindu God Shiva. This happens twice a month.. a few days prior to full moon and new moon. It is a day to worship and pray to Shiva, and seek the clearing of our … Continue reading On Pradosham, Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra & Rudraksha chanting beads

Ganesh in the Water Ceremony (Ganesh Chathurthi)- sept2016

Ganesh Chathurthi is a special festival that honors the birth of the Hindu elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha (Ganapathy, Vinayagar). He is said to remove obstacles and bring good fortune. Ananta Chaturdashi is the 10th and penultimate day of the great Ganesha Utsav or festival that begins with  Vinayaka Chathurthi. At the end of this day, … Continue reading Ganesh in the Water Ceremony (Ganesh Chathurthi)- sept2016

Luxmi Ceremony in Hyde Park for Abundance & Love (Navarathri event)

Dear all, This year, Navarathree (Nine nights of the Goddess) takes place between 13th -21st October, with Vijayathasami (Victory Day) on 22nd Oct. We'll be getting together in October, to participate in our own Luxmi  ceremony..  for wealth, love and abundance). he many Hindu Temples in London will have 10 days of celebrations, rituals, Abishekams, … Continue reading Luxmi Ceremony in Hyde Park for Abundance & Love (Navarathri event)

Ganesh in the river – Hindu Ceremony in London

Dear all, I am organising this ritual tomorrow in Richmond..  Details below..  All welcome.. No prior knowledge of Rituals or Hindu ceremony / magic required as I will give a full explanation .. Best wishes & Blessings.  Mani ---------- Ganesh Chathurthi is a special festival that honors the birth of the Hindu elephant-headed god, Lord … Continue reading Ganesh in the river – Hindu Ceremony in London

Hanuman – The Monkey God in Hind Epic `Ramayanam’

Here is the extended version of what I recently wrote on my facebook wall, about Hanuman.  He is a monkey - who is supposedly an incarnation of Lord Shiva.  Hanuman is the  son of of Vayu (God of Air) and a mortal Lady Anjana.    He can also fly.. well he's a monkey and is able … Continue reading Hanuman – The Monkey God in Hind Epic `Ramayanam’

Editing Wikipedia entry – Shree Ganapathy Temple -Wimbledon

Few days ago, I went looking online for some upcoming rituals in Wimbledon Hindu temple. I found the temple's official website. More importantly, I found the wikipedia entry..which had a notice of  `lack of notability and possible deletion'.   This was quite worrying.     Wikipedia as many know is a living entity, billions of people … Continue reading Editing Wikipedia entry – Shree Ganapathy Temple -Wimbledon