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Story of Sri Krishna and Banasur

Story of Sri Krishna and Banasur is found in the Mahabharata (Sabha Parva Chapter 38) and Srimad Bhagavad Purana (Chapter X 61 – 63). Banasur was the son of pious king Mahabali (who was pushed to netherworld by Vamana Avatar of Vishnu). He ruled from the city of Sonitapura.
To become invincible, Banasur performed severe penance dedicated to Shiva. After several years, Shiva appeared before his devotee and offered him two boons.
Banasur asked for thousand hands to fight his enemies as his first boon and it was granted.
As his second boon, he wanted Shiva to guard the city of Sonitapura. This boon was also granted.
With such huge powers in his disposal, the demon wanted to fight with Shiva. A smiling Mahadev evaded Banasur by saying that he would meet his worthy foe pretty soon.
Banasur had a beautiful daughter named Usha. She once had a dream of a very handsome prince and fell deeply in love with him. Even after waking up, Usha was immersed in the prince and forgot her daily chores.…

Magha Nakshatra date and time 2014 – Magham Birth Star dates in 2014

Magha Nakshatra 2014 dates based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Magha Nakshatram, also known as Magh or Magham in South India, is the tenth Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Magha Nakshatra dates in 2014. The astrological prediction of Magha Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Simha Rashi (Leo Zodiac). Surya or Sun is the Lord of the Raasi. The color of Ashlesha is Ivory or Cream.

Magha Nakshatra Days as per Indian Standard Time (IST) in 2014

January 19, 2014 From 5:38 PM on January 18 to 7:50 PM on January 19
February 15, 2014 From 12:54 AM on February 15 to 3:09 AM on February 16
March 15, 2014 From 8:03 AM on March 14 to 10:40 AM on March 15
April 11, 2014 From 3:11 PM on April 10 to 5:34 PM on April 11
May 8, 2014 From 10:28 PM on May 7 to 12:53 AM on May 9
June 5, 2014 From 5:53 AM on June 4 to 8:21 AM on June 5
July 2, 2014 From 1:16 PM on July 2 to 3:48 PM on July 2
July 29, 2014 From 8:36 PM on July 28 to 11:09 PM on July 29
August 25, …

A Quiz on Child Krishna – Based on Bhagavad Purana

This is a quiz based on the childhood of Sri Krishna based on the Bhagavad Purana. The questions are limited to the happenings during the period of child Krishna. The question is in embedded format.






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Ashlesha Nakshatra date and time 2014 – Aslesha Birth Dates in 2014

Ashlesha Nakshatra 2014 time and dates based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Ashlesha Birth Dates, also known as Aslesha or Ayilyam in South India, is the ninth Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Ashlesha Nakshatra date in 2014. The astrological prediction of Ashlesha Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Kataka or Karka Rashi. Chandra or moon is the Lord of the Raasi. The color of Ashlesha is black – red.
Ashlesha Nakshatra Days as per Indian Standard Time (IST) in 2014
January 18, 2014 From 3:10 PM on January 17 to 5:37 PM on January 18
February 14, 2014 From 10:23 PM on February 13 to 12:53 AM on February 15
March 13, 2014 and March 14, 2014 From 5:30 AM on March 13 to 8:02 AM on March 14
April 10, 2014 From 12:36 PM on April 9 to 3:10 PM on April 10
May 7, 2014 From 7:52 PM on May 6 to 10:27 PM on May 7
June 3, 2014 and June 4, 2014 From 3:14 AM on June 3 to 5:52 AM on June 4
July 1, 2014 From 10:37 AM on June 30 to 1:15 PM on July 1
July 28, 2…

Sri Krishna Jayanti Thoughts and Quotes by Hindu Blog

Sri Krishna appeared on earth to show us the perfect man. He is the ideal person to emulate to live in the society. He is the Upanishad man. He is the eternal teacher – who has been transforming the lives of millions of Arjunas. He does not impose his ideas and teachings. Instead He gives us the freedom to think and to act independently. He wants us to celebrate life by upholding Dharma. This is why Sri Krishna has friends, lovers but not followers.

Sri Krishna showed us the way to live in the society. To enjoy each phase of life to the fullest. To be sincere and honest in relationships. Look at child Krishna – he was the naughtiest, mischievous, loving, doting – he did not hold back. He lived in the moment.
Krishna was sincere and honest to the present without bothering about past and future. As a son, brother, friend, lover, husband, guide… all the roles that he took in his life span on earth are an example for us to follow. It contains valuable lessons for us to lead a happy and p…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 28, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 28, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 3:46 AM on August 28. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Kartika or Krithigai or Karthigai Nakshatra till 3:14 PM. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sri Krishna Janmashtami - Sri Krishna Jayanti. Gokulashtami.
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashm…

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