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Hindu Prayers and Mantras on Monday

In Hinduism, Monday (Somwar) is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Apart from visiting Lord Shiva temples and offering pujas and prayers, Hindu devotees also chant important prayers dedicated to Lord Shiva on the day. The simple prayer that is dedicated to Shiva that is regularly chanted by devotees is the Shiva Panchakshari Mantra – 'OmNamah Shivaya'Other prayers that are chanted include Shiva Ashtottaram or Shiva Ashtottara Namavali – the 108 names of Shiva. You can download Shiva Ashtottaram in PDF format from this link - Shiva Ashtottara Namavali PDF Format You can download Shiva Ashtottaram in Word format from this link - Shiva Ashtottara Namavali word document Format Another important prayer that is chanted is the Lingashtakam. You can download Lingashtakam in PDF format from this link - Lingashtakam PDF Format You can download Lingashtakam song in MP3 from this link.
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Chandra Grahan in India on February 9 – Place and Timings of February 2009 Lunar Eclipse

Chandra Grahan, which according to NASA is a penumbral (partial) lunar eclipse, will be visible on February 9, 2009 in India. In penumbral eclipse there will be a partial shadow of earth on the moon. The Eclipse will be visible at Moonrise along the western coast of India in cities like Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Cochin, Trivandrum, Pune and Chennai. Partial lunar eclipse will be visible in Kolkata, Patna, Hyderabad, Bhubaneshwar, Lucknow, Delhi, Shimla, Bhopal and Srinagar.
The timing of the Penumbral eclipse according to NASA in all places in India is given from 18:09 to 22:08. Middle Eclipse will be at 20:08.Update:Chandra Grahan on December 31, 2009
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Sant Ravidas Quotes

The Lord is One, but He is diffused in many forms. Bring in, bring in, that All-pervading Lord.The Palmyra palm tree is considered impure, and so its leaves are considered impure as well. But if devotional prayers are written on paper made from its leaves, then people bow in reverence and worship before it.Through the way of devotion, the intellect is imbued with Truth; doubts, entanglements and vices are cut away.When I am in my ego, then You (Lord) are not with me. Now that You are with me, there is no egotism within me.

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