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Sade Sati Solution and Prayers

Sade Sati is the bad positioning of Shani Bhagavan in an individuals horoscope. It is followed by those who believe in astrology. The best and ideal solution for Sadesati is worship of Hanuman and Shani Bhagavan on Saturdays.
Prayers - You can read Sundarkhand from Ramayana or chant Hanuman Chalisa on all days.
Fast on Saturday from sunrise to sunset. Offer prayers to Hanuman and Shani Bhagavan.
You can also do food donation to poor children and elderly people once in a year.
Sade Sati is not really a bad period but it is an opportunity for you to work hard and be more determined. It also gives you an opportunity to take a look at life in a balanced way.
Many people who were just doing normal have become highly successful during Sade Sati period as they put extra effort during the period.

Shyambaba Dwadasi

Shyambaba Dwadasi is associated with the Khattu Shyam or Barbareek, the powerful grandson of Bhima and son of Ghatothkacha in the Mahabharat. Shyambaba Dwadasi is observed on all Shukla Paksha Dwadasi or 12th day during the waxing phase of moon. The most important ritual on the day is held at the KhattuShyamTemple at Sikar in Rajasthan.

Shyambaba Dwadasi is observed annually on the Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwadasi or the 12th day during waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month.
The day is of great importance to many Hindu communities in North India. Temples associated with Khattu Shyam or Barbareek hold special rituals and prayers.
Related Story of Hindu God Khatu Shyam or Barbareek

Meena Masam 2018 – Malayalam Meena Month in 2018

Meena Masam, or Meenam, is the eighth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Meena Masam in 2018 begins on March 15, 2018 and ends on April 13, 2018. Auspicious days in the month include Painguni Uthiram at SabarimalaTemple, Kodungallur Kavu Theendal, Meena Bharani and Sri Ramanavami.

Full Moon and No Moon Day Karthuvavu or Amavasi – March 17. Veluthuvavu or full moon day (Purnima) – March 31

Ekadasi Vratam - March 27 and April 12

Pradosham - March 29 and April 13

Sashti Vritham - March 23

Festivals and auspicious days include:
TempleFestival at SabarimalaTemple begins on  Painguni Uthiram – March 30
Sabarimala Festival Ends - March 30 Kodungallur Kavutheendal –  Sri Ramanavami - March 25
Aarattupuzha Pooram -
Nemmara Valangivela -
Meena Bharani – 
Next month in Malayalam calendar is the Meda Masam or Medam.

What Happened to Dhritarashtra in the Mahabharata After the Kurukshetra War?

Dhritarashtra who lost all his sons in the Kurukshetra war in the Mahabharata was treated with respect and love by Kunti and the Pandavas. The blind king was taken care well by the Pandavas. But Bhima, the second of the Pandavas, never forgave the old king for what he and his sons had done to him and his family. Whenever there was opportunity, Bhim reminded Dhritarashtra how he had killed each of his hundred sons.

One day Vidura, the minister of Hastinapura and uncle of Pandavas and Kauravas, who had gone on a pilgrimage during the Kurukshetra war returned back.
Dhritarashtra was missing his brother. After a few days, the wise Vidura reminded Dhritarashtra that it was time for him to take Vanaprastha – abandon city life and head towards the forest.
But Dhritarashtra was not ready to abandon the comforts. He was still enjoying the comforts of life in old age.
Vidura then advised him how death was fast approaching him. He also warned him that he should make use of what little time was …

Plan to Construct Large Hanuman Statue in the World at Butwal in Nepal

A 151-feet statue of Hanuman is being planned at the premises of the DurgaTemple at Jeetgadhi in Butwal in Nepal. Currently the world’s tallest Hanuman statue is located at Parital in Krishna District near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh in India. The Paritala Hanuman is known as Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami and is 135 feet high (41 meter).
Himalayan Times reports  The largest statue of Hanuman is to be installed at local Jeetgadhi with the objective of contributing to the development of tourism in this region by promoting religious tourism.  The Hanuman is the legendary Hindu monkey-deity known for his devotion, wisdom, strength and valour and is highly revered.  The mammoth statue of the Sankatmochan Hanuman is to be built at an estimated cost of Rs. 150 million. The statute would be 151-feet tall and would be installed on some three bighas plot on the premises of the DurgaTemple at Jeetgadhi. Related Top 5 Tallest Hanuman Statues in the World

Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 12, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 12, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Amavasya Tithi or no moon day till 1:08 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooradam Nakshatra till 12:05 PM on March 12. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthiradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi till 6:05 AM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Nyepi - Bali Hindu New Year
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Phalgun Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Him…

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