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Lakshmi Ganapati form of Ganesha

Lakshmi Ganapati is one of the 32 forms of Ganesha. This form of Ganesh is worshipped for attaining wealth and prosperity. A unique feature of this form is that Ganapathy is flanked by consorts Siddhi and Buddhi. Lakshmi Ganapati mantra is Bibhranah Shukha Beejapuraka milanamanikya
Kumbhakshushaan Paasham kapalataam cha khangavilasijjyotih
Sudhaa nirjharah Shyaamenaatta saroruhena sahitam devidvyam chantikee
Gowrango varadaana hasta sahitah lashmi Ganesha svataata

The Lakshmi Ganapati form of Ganesha has eight hands and holds parrot, mango fruit, amrit pot, ankusha, noose, a branch of kalpataru, sword and white lotus. Siddhi and Buddhi which represents achievement and wisdom sit on his laps.

The famous Muruga temple in Palani has Lakshmi Ganapati murti as a subsidiary deity.

Worship of this form of Ganapati helps a devotee to attain wealth, prosperity and other material gains.

Matching Stars for Thiruonam Nakshatram Born Boy – Matching Star for Tiruonam Nakshatra Male

Matching stars for Thiruonam Nakshatram born boy as per Kerala/Malayalam jyothisham is given below. It must be noted that the matching star is for male born in Tiruonam Nakshatram only. It is not for female born in the star.
Matching Star for Thiruonam Nakshatra Male are:
Ashwathy, Bharani, Kartika ¼, Makayiram last half, Punirtham, Pooyam, Ayiliyam, Makam, Pooram, Uthram, Atham, Chithira, Chothi, Vishakam, Anizham, Triketta, Moolam, Pooradam, Uthradam, Avittam and Pooruruttathi ¾. – born girls are good for Thiruonam Nakshatram born boy.

Matching Stars for Uthradam Nakshatram Born Boy – Matching Star for Uthiradam Nakshatra Male

Matching stars for Uthradam Nakshatram born boy as per Kerala/Malayalam jyothisham is given below. It must be noted that the matching star is for male born in Uthradam Nakshatram only. It is not for female born in the star. Uthiradam first quarter is in Dhanu Rashi and the last three quarter is in Makara Rashi.
Matching Star for Uthradam Nakshatra Male are:
Matching Star for Uthradam Nakshatra Male born in the first quarter of the nakshatra:
Makayiram last half, Thiruvathira, Makam, Pooram, Uthram, Atham, Chithira, Chothi, Vishakam, Anizham, Triketta, Moolam, Pooradam, Uthradam, Thiruonam, Uthrittathi and Revathi – born girls are good for Uthradam Nakshatram first quarter born boy.
Matching Star for Uthradam Nakshatra Male born in the last three quarter of the nakshatra:
Ashwathy, Bharani, Kartika ¼, Makayiram last half, Thiruvathira, Pooyam, Ayiliyam, Makam, Pooram, Uthram, Atham, Chithira, Chothi, Vishakam, Anizham, Triketta, Moolam, Pooradam, Uthradam, Thiruonam, and Chathayam – bor…

Purvaphalguni Nakshatra date and time in 2016 – Purva Phalguni Birth Star date in 2016

Purvaphalguni Nakshatra time and dates in 2016 based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam.  Purva Phalguni Birth Star, also known as Poorva Phalguni or Pooram in South India, is the eleventh Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Purvaphalguni Nakshatra date in 2016. The astrological prediction of the birth star Purva Phalguni Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Simha Rashi (Leo Zodiac). Surya or sun is the Lord of the Raasi. The color of Purvaphalguni is light brown.
Purvaphalguni Nakshatra date and time in 2016
January 27, 2016 – Wednesday Time is from 11:40 PM on January 26 to 1:57 AM on January 28
February 24, 2016 – Wednesday Time is from 7:23 AM on February 23 to 9:42 AM on February 24
March 22, 2016 – Tuesday Time is from 1:47 PM on March 21 to 4:19 PM on March 22, 2016
April 18, 2016 – Monday Time is from 7:34 PM on April 17 to 10:13 PM on April 18, 2016
May 15, 2016 – Sunday Time is from 1:53 AM on May 15 to 4:24 AM on May 16
June 12, 2016 – Sunda…

Bangles in Hindu Religion – Why Hindu women wear colorful bangles?

In Hindu religion it is a tradition for married women to wear bangles. Green or red bangles are worn by married women and they symbolize safety and happy, prosperous and long married life. Breaking of bangles is believed to inauspicious. In some Hindu communities, when husband dies, a woman breaks her bangles and this part of mourning.
Bangles are known by different names like Chudi in Hindi, Vala in Tamil and Malayalsm, Gaaju in Telugu and Bale in Kannada.
Traditional bangles are made of glass and their color varies from region to region with red and green being the important colors.
In some Hindu communities, it is mandatory for married women to wear bangles.
There are some Hindu communities who do not follow this rule especially in South India. There women wear bangles made of gold instead of glass or plastic.
In some Hindu communities, the brides wear very small bangles during the initial period of her marriage. The small and tight bangles symbolize a happy and peaceful marri…

Shiva as Mahadev – Why Hindu God Shiva is known as Mahadevan?

One among the numerous names of Hindu God Shiva is Mahadev or Mahadevan – the greatest of all Devas or Gods. Shiva got the name, Mahadev, after He dark the Kalakuda, or Halahala, poison that came out during the famous Samudra Manthan, or Churning of Ocean episode, in Hindu tradition. Shiva drank the poison, which had the capacity devour without any hesitation, for the good of the world and he got the name Mahadev. Shiva as Mahadevan performed this selfless sacrifice for the welfare of the living beings.


Legend has it that while the ocean of milk was being churned by the Devas - Demi gods) and Asuras (Demons) using Snake Vasuki as rope, the first thing to appear was a dark sticky foam. It was the dreaded poison Halahala or Kalakuta, which had the power to destroy the universe.

The poison started emitting fumes and soon started to spread in water and air. Shiva soon realized that the poison had the power to destroy the cosmos and immediately gathered the poisonous foam in his hands and…

Investigation is the seed capable of sprouting and flourishing into the gigantic tree of happiness – Tripura Rahasya

Investigation is the root cause of everything, and it is the first step to the supreme reward of indescribable bliss.
Indeliberateness is the ever present weakness of the Asuras and Rakshasas; deliberation is the characteristic of the Devas, and therefore they are always happy.
Investigation is the seed capable of sprouting and flourishing into the gigantic tree of happiness.
Common people, becoming foolishly involved with regard to their sense of action, are perplexed at every turn; if, on the other hand, they think and then act, they will be free from all misery.
Investigation is the Sun for chasing away the dense darkness of indolence. It is generated by the worship of God with devotion.
Tripura Rahasya

Gomed Mantra – Gomed Stone Wearing Mantra

People who are wearing Gomed Stone should chant mantra dedicated to Rahu. The simple Gomed Mantra should be chanted 108 times. Those people who are wearing it first time should also chant mantra and perform the required puja.
The mantra is:
Naaga Dwtijaya Vidhmahe Padma Hasthaya Dheemahi Tanno Rahu Prachodayath
Related Gomed Puja Procedure

Birthstone for Mesha Rashi – Which is the gemstone for Mesha Rashi?

Birthstone for Mesha Rashi is based on its ruler Mangal. The stone can protect this zodiac born people from the negative effects of Mangal. The birthstone for Mesha Rashi is Red Coral. The gemstone is known as Pavizham or Praval or Moonga in regional languages in India.
Wearing the birthstone helps Mesha Rashi people in their career. It improves health and gives mental strength.

Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 3, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, May 3, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the 14th day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the 14th day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:22 AM on May 3. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is May 3, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
Nakshatra – Chitra or Chitirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 8:21 AM on May 3. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Purnima Vrat
Kali Yuga Year – 5117
Vikram Samvant 2072 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the 14th day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Manmathanama Samvat…

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