Bharat has a number of Holy and Religious festivals and traditions. However, most people view and celebrate them merely as age-old practices; they do not pay attention to the underlying science and their deeper meaning. If the underlying science of the Holy and Religious festivals is known, they can be celebrated with added faith, hence in these articles more emphasis is laid on deeper meaning and underlying science. As Holy festivals, Religious festivals and Vowed religious observances have a spiritually scientific base, celebrating those, results in generation of chaitanya (Divine consciousness) and that helps even an ordinary man to march towards God.
On the day of Shravan Pournima people residing in coastal regions worship the sea, as a form of the rain Deity Varun, and make an offering of coconuts. Offering coconuts on this day is both auspicious as well as symbolic of the energy of Creation.Read More »