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Dhanvantari Stotram in Tamil in pdf - Dhanvantari Stotram Lyrics in Tamil

Dhanvantari is to be the Hindu God of Medicine or Ayurveda. He is also a manifestation of Hindu God Vishnu. Below is the Dhanvantari Stotram lyrics in Tamil in pdf. Chanting the prayer is considered highly meritorious. It is chanted especially during the morning hours.
Link – Dhanvantari Stotram in Tamil

The file is provided by Sundar Kidambi of Prapatti . com

Shravan Shaniwar – Saturdays in Sawan Month Dedicated to God Shani

Shravan month is one of the holiest months in Hindu calendar. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is also the first month in Chatur Mas – four holy months in Hindi Calendar.Mondays in Shrawan month are highly auspicious and millions of Hindu devotees visit Lord Shiva shrines on the day. Equally important is Saturdays or Shanivar in the month of Shravan. Shravan Shanivar is chosen by many devout Hindus to seek the blessings of Lord Shani.
Shravan month in 2017 in North India is from - July 10 to August 7.
In Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka - Shravan in 2017 is from July 24 to August 21.
Shravan Shaniwar is also known as Sampat Shanivara, as it is widely believed that Lord Shani showers blessings on devotees especially that of prosperity and wealth.
Saturday or Shanivar is generally dedicated to Lord Shani and people observe a fast on the day to get rid of the malefic effects that Shani graha has on their horoscope. In Sawan month, Shanivar Vrata is obs…

Govindashtakam in Telugu in pdf – Govinda Ashtakam Lyrics in Telugu

Govindashtakam is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The prayer sings the glory of Krishna. Below is the link to Govinda Ashtakam lyrics in Telugu in pdf format. The prayer is chanted for blessings from Krishna. Those couples who are looking to have a child also chant it. It was composed by Adi Shankracharya.

The pdf document is credited to Prapatti.
Link – Govindashtakam in Telugu in pdf

Madhushravani Tritiya 2017 date – Madhushravani Puja and Vrata

Madhushravani, or Madhushrava Tritiya, is observed in Mithilanchal region in North India – parts of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Madhushrava Tritiya 2017 date is July 26. Newly married women observe special rituals during the period for a happy life. In some regions the ritual is observed for 13 days and is known as Madhushravani period.

The main ritual is observed on the third day of the Shukla Paksha, or waxing phase of moon, in Shravan month as per traditional calendar followed in North India. In some regions the ritual begins on the Panchami day or the fifth day during the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of Shravan month (July 14, 2017) and continues for 13 days and the ritual ends on Madhushrava Tritiya day.

Newly married women return to their parent’s home during the period and food is send daily during the period from her husband’s home.

Pujas and rituals during the period are dedicated to Goddess Parvati (Gauri), Surya, Chandra, Navagrahas, Nag Devtas and Go…

Religion is not the acceptance of academic abstractions or the celebration of ceremonies, but a kind of life or experience – Dr S Radhakrishnan

The Hindu attitude to religion is interesting. While fixed intellectual beliefs mark off one religion from another, Hinduism sets itself no limits. Intellect is subordinated to intuition, dogma to experience, and outer expression to inward realization.
Religion is not the acceptance of academic abstractions or the celebration of ceremonies, but a kind of life or experience. It is insight into the nature of reality, or experience of reality. This experience is not an emotional thrill, or a subjective fancy, but is the response of the whole personality, the integrated self to the central reality.
Religious experience is of a self-certifying character. It is Svatasiddha. It carries its own credentials.
The chief sacred scriptures of the Hindus, the Vedas, register the intuitions of the perfected souls. They are not so much dogmatic dicta as transcripts from life. They record the spiritual experiences of souls strongly endowed with the sense of reality. They are held to be authoritativ…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 15, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, August 15, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:43 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is August 15, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is an average day.
Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 1:28 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 1:28 AM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Shravan month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. 
Kali Yuga Year – 5117
Vikram Samvant 2072 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Shravan month in North India - Delhi, …

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