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Narasimha Stuti in Telugu in pdf

Narasimha Stuti is chanted to get the blessings of Lord Narasimha – the avatar of Lord Vishnu. The prayer is for wish fulfillment and overcoming all forms of prayer. The Stuti in Telugu in pdf format is given below. The text or lyrics of Narasimha Stuti in Telugu language is provided by Sundar Kidambi of prapatti. It can be chanted daily morning and evening.
Link – Telugu Narasimha Stuti

Tanu Napat in the Vedas

Tanu Napat is a deity mentioned in the Vedas. The deity is associated with Agni. Some scholars are of the view that it is another name of Agni. The meaning of Tanu Napat is ‘son of himself.’

It is believed that he is the god who disperses the benefits of yajna or Vedic sacrifice.

There are 12 verse dedicated to the deity in the Rig Vedas.

The name usually occurs where Agni is invoked under different names.
Some scholars like Naighantuka view Tanu Napat as a separate deity.

Bhagya Lakshmi – Hindu Goddess Bhagyalakshmi

Bhagya Lakshmi is the goddess of luck in Hinduism and she is a form of Goddess Lakshmi. There is a popular belief among some communities that six days after the birth of a child Bhagya Lakshmi writes the child’s fate on the forehead. Yet another and the most widespread belief is that Bhagya Lakshmi can transform a beggar into king and a king into beggar.

In Maharashtra, Bhagya Lakshmi is known Satavai. She is believed to visit the new born baby on the sixth day. There the place where the newborn baby sleeps is kept clean. She is also known as Soubhagyalakshmi in some regions.
Bhagya Lakshmi is worshipped during Diwali by gambling. It is believed by some communities that the luck of the coming year can be determined by playing a game of dice. The game will determine on whose side is Bhagya Lakshmi. It is believed that fortune favors the winner in gambling.
Bhagya Lakshmi is counted among Ashta Lakshmis in many regions.

Pushya Nakshatra 2017 date and time - Pushya Birth Star Date in 2017 in Hindu Calendar

Pushya, or Pushyami or Pusya, is one among the 27 nakshatras. Below are Pushya Nakshatra 2017 dates and time based on Hindu Calendar and Panchang as per India Standard Time. The day Pushya Nakshatra falls is considered highly auspicious for beginning new ventures, investments and purchases. When the day falls on Thursday it is known as Guru pushya amrut and is highly auspicious. Today, Pushya Nakshatra is the ideal day for many people for buying Gold and Jewellery. According to Hindu astrology, the favorable alignment of the stars on Pushya Nakshatra day results in prosperity, success and happiness.

Pushya Nakshatra Days as per Indian Standard Time in 2017:

Time in North - South and Eastern parts of India

January 13, 2017 Time is from 2:17 AM on January 13 to 1:32 AM on January 14, 2017.
February 10, 2017 Time is from 10:10 AM on February 9 to 9:22 AM on February 10.
March 9, 2017 Time is from 6:08 PM on March 8 to 5:16 PM on March 8.
April 5, 2017 Time is from 2:11 AM on April 5 to 1:…

Hanuman Setu Temple in Lucknow

Hanuman Setu Temple is located on the banks of Gomti River near Lucknow University in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The shrine was early located near the Gomti River ghat but it was shifted due to floods. Neeb Karori Baba consecrated the present structure in 1967.  Setu means bridge. There is a bridge near the temple, which faced numerous difficulties during construction. But after offering prayers and puja to Hanuman, the bridge was completed without any incident.

The main murti of Hanuman worshipped in the shrine is in standing posture. He is clad in a yellow dhoti and red kurta. He also has a silver crown. The murti is depicted as showing Sri Ram and Mata Sita in his heart.

Apart from this, there are murtis of Ganesha, Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Neeb Karori Baba in the temple complex.

A unique custom in the temple is giving letters to Hanuman. Devotees make their wish through letters. The ritual was started by Neeb Karori Baba to help devotees who could not travel to the temple. But tod…

Punarvasu Nakshatra Date and Time in 2017 – Punarpoosam Birth Star dates in 2017

Punarvasu Nakshatra 2017 dates and time based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Punarvasu Birth Star also known as Punarpoosam in South India, is the seventh Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Punarvasu Nakshatra dates in 2017. The astrological prediction of Punarvasu Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mithuna Raasi and Kataka Rashi. As per Hindu astrology birth star Punarvasu Nakshatra, falls under Mithuna Raasi or Gemini Zodiac and also Kataka Rasi or Cancer Zodiac. The first ¾ part of Punarvasu is in Mithuna Rashi and the last quarter is in Kataka Rashi. Mercury or Budha is the Lord of the birth star of the first three quarters. Chandra or moon is the Lord of the last quarter. The lucky color of Ardra is grey or lead.

Punarvasu Nakshatra Date and Time in 2017:

Time in North - South and Eastern parts of India


January 12, 2017 Time is from 3:23 AM on January 12 to 2:17 AM on January 13, 2017.
February 9, 2017 Time is from 11:20 AM on February 8 to …

Working together is the best way to achieve success – Dadi Janki

Every task is easy or the one who is able to co-operate.

Working together is the best way to achieve success. I need to recognize that everyone has his or her individual talents, and when I am able to connect with them, we can work together to complete the task.
To respect other people is to understand and appreciate their unique qualities. I need to understand that every person around me is different; everyone is unique and has amazing qualities and talents. When I look at others in this way I no longer expect them to change according to my wishes, but instead find that I respect them for who they are.
– Dadi Janki

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 27, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon till 4:38 PM on April 27. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is April 27, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 4:25 PM on April 27. Then onward it is Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 7:43 PM on April 27. Then onward it is Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanu Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5118
Vikra…