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Goddess Vakula Devi – Vakulamata Devi – Mother of Hindu God Venkateswara

Goddess Vakula Devi, or Vakulamata Devi, is the mother of Hindu God Venkateswara as per certain Hindu traditions. A temple dedicated to Goddess Vakulamata is located facing the TirupatiBalajiTemple at Perurbanda village. Goddess Vakula Devi is the incarnation of Mother Yashoda – foster mother of Sri Krishna. Legend has it that Mother Yashoda could not witness the marriage of Sri Krishna with Rukmini. To console Her, Sri Krishna promised that when he will appear as Venkateswara during the kali yuga and she will be his foster mother and will get the opportunity to witness His marriage. Mother Yashoda thus had the fortune of being the mother Venkateswara in Kali Yuga. As promised it was Goddess Vakula Devi who went to King Akasa Raja to ask Goddess Padmavati’s hand in marriage. It was she who conducted the marriage of Padmavati and Venkateswara.

Sabarimala Prasadam through Courier at Your Home – DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd to take Sabarimala Aravana Payasam around the World

DTDC Courier and Cargo Ltd is delivering Sabarimala Prasadam through Courier at your home. They are providing the service around the world. The Sabarimala package delivered at your home will contain a Can of Aravana Payasam, a pouch of Unniyappam, packets of Vibhooti, Kumkum and Manjal, and a picture of Lord Ayyappa. The cost of ordering a holy package is INR 275/- + Taxes to any address in India and INR 1700/- + Taxes to any address around the globe. We are publishing a letter sent to us by DTDC Courier and Cargo Ltd regarding this matter DTDC Courier and ltd has been authorized by the concerned authorities to carry the Holy Prasada of Lord Ayyappa through courier all over the world. Devotees can walk into any of the DTDC offices across the globe and place their orders for the Holy Prasada. Orders can also be placed at www.dtdc.in using your credit or debit card payment online. The DTDC delivery boy will be knocking your door within 10days from date of booking with the Holy Package of Pr…

Margasira Masa 2017 in Telugu Calendar – Telugu Margasira Masa - 2017

Margasira Masam is the ninth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Margasira Masam 2017 starts on November 19, 2017 to December 18, 2017.  The holy Dhanur Masa begins on December 16 in this month. Dhanur Masa is the period between the entry of Sun in Dhanu Rashi and Makara Sankramana.

Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Margasira Masa is on December 6, 2017 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:10 PM – Indian Standard Time.
Telugu Margasira Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Margasira Masa Telugu calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 19, 2017 to December 3. Telugu Margasira Masam 2017 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from December 4, 2017 to December 18, 2017.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are: Mokshada Ekadasi - November 30
Saphala Ekadasi – December 13, 2017
Pradosh Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are: Pradosh - December 1
Pradosh – December 15
Purnima in Telugu Margas…

Utpatti Ekadashi Vrat in 2016

Utpatti Ekadasi Vratis observed during the waning phase of the moon in the month of November/ December. Uttpatti Ekadasi 2016 date is November 25. People who would like to start observing Ekadashi fasting start with Utpatti Ekadasi. Those that stopped the fasting and want to restart the fast also begin with Utpatti.

Utpatti Ekadashi is observed in the Krishna Paksha of Margasheersh month in North Indian calendars. The corresponding period in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra is the Krishna Paksha of Kartik month.

The greatness of Utpatti Ekadasi was explained to Arjuna by Lord Krishna and is found in Bhavishyottara Purana.

It is believed that observing this Ekadasi will help in washing away sins committed and will help in attaining Moksha.

Related What food can be eaten on Ekadasi? How to observe Ekadasi Vrat?

On God Realization – Holy Mother Sarada Devi

Be sincere in your practice, words and deeds. You will feel blessed! His blessings are always showered on all creatures on the earth. It is needless to ask for it. Practice meditation sincerely and you will understand His infinite grace. God wants sincerity, truthfulness and love. Outward verbal effusions do not touch Him. Devotees who come nowadays simply keep on saying ‘Show us God. They have no spiritual practice, no prayer, no austerity-and past sins must be many. These have to be removed step by step, and then only God can be seen. The moon in the sky is covered with clouds; wind will blow away the clouds, and then only can you see the moon. Do the clouds scatter away all of a sudden? Exactly the same here. The Karmas get exhausted slowly. When God is realized. He illumines the soul internally - one knows this internally. Holy Mother Sarada Devi
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