Kailasa’s Mahaparinirvana Day

Mahaparinirvana is observed in KAILASA on Karthika Shukla Dvadashi (Karthika – Lunar month; Shukla Dvadashi – 12th day of the waxing moon). It is the day we offer the shrādha, last rites and pinda tarpana (food offering) to all the initiated disciples of Nithyananda sampradaya (Nithyananda tradition) who left the body; all of them who […]

What is Śrāddha Karma?

Śrāddha is an action or obligatory ritual that is done to help the deceased get a new body or get a path of deliverance from their pain. Śrāddha is an offering done unto lord Visnu, who, in the form of Aryaman, accepts the share of offerings on behalf of the pitru. Many of us in […]

What is Maheshwara Puja?


Maheshwara Puja is the oldest recorded ritual prevalent even today in the Vedic tradition. In the Maheshwara Puja, The SPH Nithyananda Paramashivam Himself receives the puja and the naivedyam Bhiksha – the food offering. It is offered in the memory of a person who is no more—known to offer spiritual healing, completion, peace, and bliss […]

Why One Must Offer Maheshwara Puja?

The Hindu scriptures say that the son must serve his parents both when they are alive and after they have passed away by performing the Shradha to liberate the departed souls. The Garuda Purana, Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Vayu Purana, Agni Purana, Matsya Purana, and Markandeya Purana all mention the importance of these rites. Whatever our […]

The story of how river Ganga came to Earth

The river Ganga is the holiest in India, possibly in the world. One famous king is responsible for giving us humans this treasure. This river used to flow in the heavens, but this king was able to bring the river Ganga down to Earth. His name was Bhagiratha. He was from the Suryavansha dynasty and […]