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Pataleshwara Temple at Talakad – Shivling Worshipped Here Changes Color

PataleshwaraTemple at Talakad in Karnataka is one of the Panchalinga Temples. The unique feature of the Shivling worshipped in the temple is that it changes color three times a day.

The Shivling is red in color in the morning; black in the afternoon and white in the evening.
PataleshwaraTemple is also known as VasukishwaraTemple.
It is widely believed that Snake Vasuki worshipped Shiva at the temple.
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Thoughts and Quotes on Puri Jagannath

Once you appeared in the woods. On the banks of Kalindi Dancing to the tune of the sweet consort seeking nectar from the lotus faces of   cowherd women. Laxmi, Siva, Indra & Ganesh O Lord, the Master of the Universe appear in my vision (Jagannatha Ashtakam)
I ask not anything from you O Jagannath, ask not for wealth or woman But beg for small measure of Saradha Sands (Salabeg)
One who has no hand and leg moves fastest, captures all, sees everything around, hears even the faintest sound, knows everyone, matter or being, but no one knows Him, is called great primal spirit
One who recites hymns of holy feet of Krishna Worries don’t touch him Adoring Govinda’s holy feet in heart, If moves eyes shut If runs without knowing the pathway That being does never fall down. (Srimad Bhagavad Puran)
Oh ! God having big hands !, Keep me under the shelter of Your hands. Please keep me under the shelter of Yours arms. Oh God! If You enlarge your big arms, there would be no sorrow at all. ( Gajapa…

Today – June 29, 2014 – is Puri Rath Yatra

Today – June 29, 2014 – is Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra. Rath Yatra, the world famous chariot festival, at the PuriJagannathTemple is celebrated on the second day of the bright fortnight of the Hindu month of Ashadha. On this day, chariots (Ratha) carrying Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra will be pulled to the GundichaTemple, here the deities visit their aunt.
At PuriJagannathTemple, Lord Krishna is worshipped as ‘Jagannath’ – ‘master of the universe.’ Balabhadra is the elder brother of Lord Krishna and Subhadra is his younger sister.
On this day, thousands of people will pull the three huge chariots carrying Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra through the grand road (Bada Danda) to the GundichaTemple.
After the week-long stay, the three deities return and the journey is known as Bahuda Yatra.
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Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 29, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, June 29, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithior the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:33 PM on June 29. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithior the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 8:03 AM. Then onward it is Pushya or Pooyam or Poosam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 1:28 AM. Then onward it is Karka Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra. Ahmedabad Rath Yatra.
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
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