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Importance of Shravan Mahina

Shravan Mahina, or Sawan Mas, in the Hindi calendar is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2017, Shravan Mahina is from July 20 to August 7 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Special prayers and rituals are performed in Lord Shiva temples and in sacred places associated with Siva. Kanwarias travel to the origin of GangaRiver to collect holy water, or Gangajal, to bath the Shivling at their homes or in villages. Somvar or Mondays in the month is considered highly auspicious for the worship of Lord Shiva.
In Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, Shravan month begins on July 24, 2017 and ends on August 21.
It is believed that Lord Shiva to save the world drank the poison ‘halahala’ that came out during the Samdura Manthan or churning of ocean. It is said that the gods in Hindu pantheon assembled to witness this holy act of Shiva. Water from Ganga is offered to cool Lord Shiva and to alleviate the ill effects of the poison. The main Shravan Puja is th…

Dakor Dasrhan Timing – Darshan Mandir Time Table - Dakor Mandir Time in Gujarat

DakorMandir in Gujarat is dedicated to Bhagvan Sri Krishna. Detail Dakor Darshan Timing is given below. Please note that the darshan time at the temple might be extended during festivals and important rituals. There might be reduced darshan hours at the DakorTemple during Grahan or eclipse.

There will be extended darshan time during temple festival and Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Dakor Dasrhan Timing Morning darshan time 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening darshan time 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Balaji Mantra Text in Hindi and English – Balaji Gayatri Mantra

Chanting of Balaji Gayatri Mantra is considered highly meritorious while worshipping Hindu God Hanuman. The Balaji mantra text in Hindi and English is given below. The mantra is chanted for attaining wealth. It is believed that Balaji blesses on with money and prosperity.
The mantra should be chanted daily morning and evening. Balaji Mantra Text in Hindi

Balaji Gayatri Mantra Text in English OM Nirnajanaya Vidmahe Nirapasaya Dheemahee Tanno Srinivasa Prachodayat

Vyas Poornima – Guru Purnima

Guru Purnima, also referred as Sage Veda Vyasa Poornima, is celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Ashada (July). The day is dedicated to Guru and he/she is honored and given due respect. Sage Vyasa is considered the Adi Guru or the first Guru in Hinduism and therefore the day is also known as Vyas Poornima. In 2017, the date of Guru Purnima is July 9.
The Guru Gita in the Skanda Purana hails guru in this famous verse: Guru brahma Guru vishnu Gururdevo Maheshwaraha
Guruhu sakshaat Parambrahman tasmai Shrigurave namaha ‘Guru is Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva,
Veneration to the Guru who has manifested as Parabrahman.’ While venerating the Guru we must also be cautious as the world today is filled with fake gurus and swamis – who make a living out of spirituality.
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa says about true guru like this He alone is the true teacher who is illumined by the light of true knowledge. Bees come of themselves to the full-blown flower when the breeze wafts its fragrance…

Ancient Sayings from Hindu Dharma

Scriptural compositions are endless. There is great deal to be known. The obstacles are many, but the time available is short. Therefore, the essence of all these must be discerned and pursued vigorously, like swans separating milk mixed with water.
The wise one should accept whatever is reasonable, told even by a child. Anything otherwise, even if stated by Brahma, the creator, is to be summarily rejected like a blade of grass.
Truth alone shall prevail, not falsehood.
Only one exists; sages call it by various names.
Let all meet and think as with one mind. Let all hearts unite in love. Let the goal be common. May all live in happiness with a common purpose.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – July 12, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, July 12, 2014 (Today) – Purnima Tithi or the full moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Purnima Tithior the full moon day till 5:11 PM on July 12. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithior the first day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 7:08 PM. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Purnima. Guru Purunima. Vyasa Puja.
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Ashada Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Ashada month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Jayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1936 – Ashada Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Ashada month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh,Maharashtra and Goa.
Vikram…

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