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Ashad Mahina 2010 – Ashad Month in Gujarati Calendar

Ashad Mahina is the ninth month in a traditional Gujarati Calendar. In 2010, Ashad month begins (date) on July 12 and ends on August 10. Ashad Month is a highly auspicious month and numerous Vrats are observed in Ashadh Maas. Some of the important auspicious days and festivals include Rath Yatra, Gauri Vrat, Jaya Parvati Vrat, Guru Purnima and Surya Grahan.Ashada Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from July 12 to July 26.Ashada Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from July 27 to August 10.Some of the important auspicious days include:July 21 – Devshayani EkadashiJuly 21 – Gauri Vrat beginsJuly 23 - Jaya Parvati Vrat startsJuly 25 – Guru PoornimaJuly 25 – Gauri Vrat endsJuly 27 – Jaya Parvati JagranAugust 6 – Kamika EkadasiAugust 10 – Hariyali AmavasPlease note that Ashada month 2010 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from June 27 to July 26.The Ashad month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Gujarati cal…

Netrotsava at Puri Jagannath Temple

Netrotsava at PuriJagannathTemple is a ritual performed a couple of days before the Rath Yatra. Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra remain confined for fifteen days after Snana Purnima. In 2016, the date of Netrotsava is July 4. It is believed that the deities get fever after the ritualistic bath. During the fifteen day period, the idols are given a fresh coat of paint. The day when the eyes of the deities are painted is known as Netrotsava.

After Snana Poornima, the deities do not appear before public and remain confined and this period is known as Anabasara. Netrotsava is also referred as the occasion for the renewal of youth of the deities – Navayauvana.

The eyes of the deities are given a fresh coat of paint by the respected priests. The first rains of monsoon season also arrive by this time. Devotees get a glimpse of Lord Jagannath and other deities after a period of 15-days after the Netrotsava ceremony.

Mesha Rashi July 2009 Astrology Predictions – Horoscope

People born in Mesha Rashi, or Aries, will have a fairly good period in July 2009.Surya Grahan in July 2009 will have a favorable influence on Mesha Rashi. Delayed and disputed financial matters will be settled in this month. Professionals will have a smooth month. Professionals will reap the benefits of past efforts. You don’t need to overdo things at your workplace. Not the ideal time to change careeor. You will need to show that you have ideas and efficiency to your superiors. Business people will have a stagnant period. Avoid taking risks and being over ambitious. Stick to the basics in July.Several financial matters will be solved. Those working in real estate will see their funds blocked. You will get money from some unexpected sources. But unfortunately you will not be able to stick to your budget and you will end up spending the gains made. Avoid entering speculative markets.Family life will remain the same. Children might give some trouble. Bachelors will have favorable perio…

Ancient Hindu Wisdom Quotes

One gets to meet experts in the fields of policy, astrology, scriptures and Vedas. Even the knowers of Brahman can be found. But rare indeed is to be found a person aware of his ignorance! Know that, everyday, the sun rises and sets and takes away along with him daily a portion of your life and therefore do good actions, ever and anon. All your earnings end up in your house. Kith and kin are only up to the cemetery. The unseen results of your deeds, both good and bad, alone will accompany you after death.

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