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Kapal Mochan Mela 2017 date– Fair in Yamunanagar in Haryana

Kapal Mochan Mela is annually held in the Kartik Month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. The main religious event includes taking bath in a sacred pond at Kapal Mochan and a fair. In 2017, the Kapal Mochan Mela date is November 4. It is believed that the water in the tank is filled by the SaraswatiRiver. Kapal Mochan is around 17km northeast of JagadhariTown near Bilaspur in Yamunanagar District in Haryana.
Kapal Mochan is mentioned in the Mahabharata and Puranas. The popular belief is that taking holy dip here will help in redemption of sins and will help in attaining Moksha.
It is believed that Pandavas and Draupadi visited the place during their exile period in the Mahabharata.
Nearly 500,000 people participate in the fair. The mela begins couple of days before Kartik Purnima. The main fair is on the Kartik Purnima or full moon day in Kartik Month.
The place is also sacred to the Sikh community as Guru Gobind Singh visited the place.
Other nearby holy plac…

Bagaji Maharaj Yatra at Warud Bagaji near Amravati

Bagaji Maharaj Yatra is annually observed in Phalgun month at Warud Bagaji near Amravati in Maharashtra. Bagaji Maharaj Yatra 2017 date is March 18.
The Samadhi of Bagaji Maharaj is located here.
This annual yatra attracts hundreds of people.
Bagaji Maharaj Yatra is annually observed on the Phalgun Krishna Paksha Sashti or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Chhathi Maiya – Goddess of Chhath Puja

The Goddess that is worshipped during the famous Chhath Puja is known as Chhathi Maiya. Chhathi Maiya is known as Usha in the Vedas. She is believed to be the consort of Surya, the sun god. Some scholars are of the view that she is only the beloved of Surya and some suggest that She is Surya’s wife.

Usha is the term used to refer to dawn – The first light of day. But in the Rig Veda she has more symbolic meaning. Symbolically Usha is the dawn of divine consciousness in the individual aspirant.

During the Chhath Puja, Chhathi Maiya is invoked to bless us with this divine consciousness which will help us to overcome all the troubles in the world – this bless will help us to Moksha or liberation.

Here are few Shlokas that are dedicated to Usha in the Rig Veda Lover of praises, O Usha, deathless one, which mortal is fit to enjoy thee? O luminous one, whom does thou attain? (1.30.20). Satyamantra ajanayan ushasam – By the truth in their thoughts, they brought to birth the Dawn. (7.76.4) Br…

Manmath Swami Yatra at Kapildhar in Beed District

Manmath Swami Yatra is undertaken at Kapildhar in Beed District in Maharashtra. It is observed in Kartik Month. Manmath Swami Yatra 2017 date is November 4. The Samadhi or the final resting place of Shiva Yogi Manmath Swami is located here.
Manmath Swami was a great saint of the Lingayat sect of Shaivism. He wrote numerous books and described the Abhanjas and Astang Acharan for common people.
The annual yatra is undertaken to the Manmath Swami Mandir located at Kapildhar. Thousands of devotees participate in the yatra. Special satsangs are also organized during the period.
Manmath Swami Yatra is annually held on the Kartik Purnima day.

Goravanahalli Temple Address and Phone Number with route map from Tumkur and Bangalore

GoravanahalliTemple, near Tumkur in Karnataka, is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. The detail contact address with phone number is given below. You can also find the route map from Tumkur and Bangalore below.
Goravanahalli TempleAddress
Sri Mahalakshmi Temple
Goravanahalli
Theeta Post
Koratagere Taluk
Tumkur District
Karnataka
India.

Phone Number is +91 8138-237509
Bangalore to GoravanahalliTemple

Tumkur to GoravanahalliTemple

Sant Adkuji Maharaj Punyatithi at Warkhed in Amravati in Maharashtra

Sant Adkuji Maharaj is a great saint the Bhakti tradition of Maharashtra. Punyatithi or death anniversary of Saint Adkuji Maharaj is observed in the Kartik Month. Sant Adkuji Maharaj Punyatithi 2017 date is November 4. The day is of great importance at Warkhed in Amravati in Maharashtra.
The Samadhi or the final resting place of this great soul is located at WarkhedVillage in Amravati.
Thousands of people visit the Samadhi of the saint to offer prayers and pay their respect.
Sant Adkuji Maharaj Punyatithi annually falls on the Kartik Purnima or the full moon day in Kartik month as per traditional Marathi Hindu calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Palani Murugan Temple – One of the Six Shrines of Muruga in the Arupadaiveedu Temples in Tamil Nadu

DandayuthapaniTemple, popularly known as PalaniMuruganTemple, is one of the Arupadaiveedu Temples in Tamil Nadu – the six shrines of Muruga on hills. Muruga is here worshipped as an ascetic young boy holding a dandam or staff. The main murti worshipped in the PalaniMuruganTemple is believed to be more than 5000 years old.


Story of Palani Murugan Temple Legend has it that Shiva and Goddess Parvati once got a single sweet mango fruit. The divine couple told their two sons, Ganesha and Muruga, that the first to circle the world will get the mango fruit. Muruga set off on his peacock. Ganesha circled his parents, symbolically meaning that his parents are his world. Thus Ganesha won the sweet mango.
Muruga felt dejected and renounced his family and retired to a hill in south India. The divine couple came down to pacify their son and goddess Parvati pacified him by calling the fruit of wisdom – ‘pazham nee’ which became Palani.
Another legend has it that Idumban, a student of Sage Agasya, at…

Disappointment can come only to those who make appointments with the future – Swami Chinmayananda

All weaknesses are transmuted into strengths when the right spiritual values are accepted and the seeker takes the daring resolve to live the spiritual quest.
Ego is just a bundle of thoughts consisting of the memories of the past and hopes and expectations for the future.
Be openly happy in the joy of others. Be sincerely sympathetic in others sorrows.
Disappointment can come only to those who make appointments with the future.
Children are not vessels to be filled, but lamps to be lit.
The Principle is simple - You can never solve a problem as long as you are in the problem. Get out of it! Swami Chinmayananda

Pandurang Yatra at Mangrul Dastgir near Amravati in Maharashtra – Pandurangachi Yatra

Pandurang Yatra, also known as Pandurangachi Yatra, is annually observed in Kartik month at Mangrul Dastgir near Amravati in Maharashtra. Pandurang Yatra 2017 date at Mangrul Dastgir is November 8.
Mangrul Dastgir is also the birth place of Sant Shri Pandurang Maharaj.
This annual yatra attracts hundreds of people.
Pandurangachi Yatra is annually observed on the Kartik Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month as per traditional Hindu Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 26, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, October 26, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during waxing phase of moon till 2:59 AM on October 26. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Vishakha or Vishakam Nakshatra till 5:47 AM on October 26. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Skanda Sashti third day
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Kartik Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during waxing phase of moon 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 – Kartik…

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