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Tulsi Vivah Muhurat 2018 | Timings for Tulsi Shaligram Vivah 2018

Tulsi Vivah is an auspicious ritual observed in Kartik month. In 2018, Tulsi Vivah date on Chilku Dwadashi is – November 20. Tulsi Vivah on Prabodini Ekadashi is observed on 19 November and Tulsi Vivah on Kartik Purnima is observed on November 23. Generally, Tulsi Vivah is observed on Chilku Dwadashi, Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwadasi […]

Story of Chandika Devi & Andhakasura

Matsya Purana tells the story of Chandika Devi and Andhakasura (the origin of Chandika Devi). The story of Chandika Devi and Andhakasura Vadha goes like this… Originally a darling boy of Devi Parvati, Andhakasura bacame a menace to the Universe. In a playful mood, she closed Shiva’s eyes and the perspiration on the latter’s forehead […]

Creation as per Rudra Samhita (Srushti)

Siva the consort of Gauri, the sole cause of the origin, sustenance, dissolution of the universe, who has understood the reality, who is the endless renown, who is the support of Maya but is free from its influence, whose form is incomprehensible, who is unsullied and who is perfect knowledge itself. Siva who is prior […]

Story: Rukmini and Krishna, Why Krishna kidnaps Rukmini?

rukmini krishna story

The story of Rukmini and Krishna tell us why Krishna kidnaps Rukmini and the relationship between Rukmini Devi and Lord Sri Krishna… Maharshi Parashara narrated the story of Devi Rukmini’s abduction by Krishna. Both of them were fond of each other and desired to wed together. But, Rukmi the brother of Rukmini hated Krishna and was […]

Who were Malla and Mani in Shivapurana

Who were Malla and Mani in Shivapurana? What is the importance of Malla and Mani in Shivapurana? Mani and Malla are two powerful demons. They had acquired power through penance, and had become very proud. Mani and Malla were brothers, and both had gathered a large army of demons. They subjugated other kings and became emperors of […]

Kartaveeryarjuna, King of Haihaya Vamsha (Sahasra Arjuna)

Kartaveeryarjuna sahasra arjuna

Kartaveeryarjuna, who is Kartaveeryarjuna? Why he is also known as Sahasra Arjuna? Importance of Kartaveeryarjuna in Hindu Scriptures.. Kartaveeryarjuna in the Haihaya Vamsha from the lineage of Yadu was an illustrious and powerful Chakravarti who pleased Indra and obtained thousand mighty hands. The origin of Haihava Vamsha was interesting: Once Surya Deva’s son Revanta rode on the […]

Vaikunta: Lord Vishnu’s abode

Vaikunta: Lord Vishnu’s abode. Vaikunta Lokam is the abode of Lord Vishnu where he stays with Lakshmi on Ocean. Vaikunta Loka in Scriptures, Vaikunta Mahatmya. Lord Vishnu is largely described as having four-armed, holding a lotus, mace, shankha (conch) and chakra (discus) and the divine blue colour of water-filled clouds. This description is given in […]

Nether Worlds as per Vishnu Purana

Story of Nether Worlds as per Vishnu Purana. Vishnu Purana explains about Nether Worlds in its Chapter Five. Earth’s total height is 70,000 Yojans. In her depth, are situated seven nether worlds with a depth of 10,000 Yojans each respectively. Names of these seven nether worlds are Atal, Vital, Nital, Gamastiman, Mahatal, Sutal and Patal. […]

शौच के नियम | Shauch Ke Niyam

शौच के कुछ नियम.. ये शौच के नियम करें नित्य पालन 1. मल त्याग करते समय शीघ्रता से श्वास ग्रहण नहीं करनी चाहिये। *(ब्रह्मवैवर्तपुराण, ब्रह्म. 26/26)* ———————– 2. किसी जलाशय से बारह अथवा सोलह हाथ की दूरी पर मूत्र- त्याग ओर उससे चार गुणा अधिक दूरी पर ही मल-त्याग करना चाहिये।अर्थात इन जल स्रोतों से […]

कौन सी बर्तन में भोजन करने से क्या लाभ और क्या हानि

कौन सी धातु के बर्तन में भोजन करने से क्या क्या लाभ और हानि होती है……. *सोना* सोना एक गर्म धातु है। सोने से बने पात्र में भोजन बनाने और करने से शरीर के आन्तरिक और बाहरी दोनों हिस्से कठोर, बलवान, ताकतवर और मजबूत बनते है और साथ साथ सोना आँखों की रौशनी बढ़ता है। […]

परिक्रमा – क्यों और कितनी, किस देव की कितनी परिक्रमा करनी चाहिये, परिक्रमा के नियम | Parikrama Kyon Kitni

परिक्रमा – क्यों और कितनी …. जब हम मंदिर जाते है तो हम भगवान की परिक्रमा जरुर लगाते है. पर क्या कभी हमने ये सोचा है कि देव मूर्ति की परिक्रमा क्यो की जाती है? शास्त्रों में लिखा है जिस स्थान पर मूर्ति की प्राण प्रतिष्ठा हुई हो, उसके मध्य बिंदु से लेकर कुछ दूरी तक […]

Kurala Panchami

Kurala Panchami is an auspicious festival celebrated in Odisha. It falls in Margashirsha Month. In 2018, Kurala Panchami date is December 12. Kurala Panchami falls on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Margashirsha Month as per Odiya Calendar. It is a festival dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. To welcome the Goddess into their homes, women draw rangoli designs […]

Lalkitab Remedies for Sun in 7th House

Lalkitab Remedies for Sun in 7th house. Ravi in 7th house Lalkitab Remedies. Surya (Sun) in 7th house lalkitab remedies, solutions, pujas, vratas, stones. When the sun is inauspicious in the 7th house and Jupiter, Venus or any other malefic planet is placed in the 11th house and mercury is also malefic, the native will […]

Kartik Shukla Ekadashi | Karthika Shuddha Ekadashi

Kartik Shukla Ekadashi | Karthika Shuddha Ekadashi (Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Sixth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Eleventh day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Ekadashi date is November 19. This day coincides with Shukla Ekadashi in Kartik Month […]

Kartik Shukla Dasami | Karthika Shuddha Dashami

Kartik Shukla Dashami | Karthika Shuddha Dashami (Shukla Paksha Dashami in Kartik Month) is the Twenty Fifth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and Tenth day of Kartik Maas in Amavasyant Panchang. In 2018, Kartik Shukla Dashami date is November 17|18. This day coincides with Shukla Dashami in Kartik Month […]

Panchang | 22 November 2018

Panchang of 22 November 2018 displays Tithi of 22 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 22 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्दशी, भरनी नक्षत्र, वरीघा योग, विष्टि करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:15 Chandrastama (Moonset)30:34 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 21 November 2018

Panchang of 21 November 2018 displays Tithi of 21 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 21 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, त्रयोदशी, अश्विनी नक्षत्र, व्यतिपात योग, गरज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:48 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)16:32 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:33 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 20 November 2018

Panchang of 20 November 2018 displays Tithi of 20 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 20 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वादशी, रेवती नक्षत्र, सिद्धि योग, कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:47 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)28:36 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Panchang | 19 November 2018

Panchang of 19 November 2018 displays Tithi of 19 November 2018, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 19 November 2018. विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, एकादशी, उत्तरभाद्र नक्षत्र, वज्र योग, बव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:46 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:16 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:40 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha Tithi […]

Why avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja

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Why we avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja? What is the story of Tulasi leaves and Ganapathi Pooja? This story is associated with Ganesh cursing Tulasi… The story goes like this…. Tulsi, the daughter of Dharmaraja. the God of righteousness, was roaming about in the world in ecstatic devotion to Lord Narayana, in her youthful […]