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How to Observe Mangala Gowri Puja? - Procedure and Rules of Mangala Gouri Puja

Mangala Gouri Puja, or Shravana Mangala Gowri Puja, is an important Vrata observed by married women in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and by some communities in Maharashtra. It is performed for a happy married life and for the long life of the husband. It is observed on Tuesdays in the Shravan or Sawan month (July – August). Below are the procedure and rules of Mangala Gouri Puja and a small description on how to perform the ritual.
Update - Mangala Gouri Puja Dates 

How to observe Mangala Gowri Puja? The method of performing Mangala Gowri puja varies from region to region. This is just to give an idea about the ritual. You can always be flexible in all Hindu rituals what matters more is devotion. And one should not ponder too much over the correct performance of rituals. A simple prayer consisting of lighting a lamp and offering a fruit is more than enough. Things Required for the Puja An image or idol of Goddess Gowri (Goddess Parvati) or five pyramid shapes made from turmeric powder. K…

Kalki Jayanti

Kalki Jayanti celebrates the expected arrival of Kalki, the tenth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Kalki Jayanti 2017 date is July 28 in India. It is believed that in Kali Yuga, the present Era, Lord Vishnu will appear for the total annihilation of evil and the establishment of ‘Dharma.’ Vishnu devotees believe it will take place on the sixth day in the bright fortnight of Shravan month.
The Kalki Jyanthi is a unique observance as it celebrates the arrival of Lord Vishnu in future. It is also believed that Kalki Avatar will totally destroy the present world.
Since the world has gone utterly corrupt with adharmic activities, it is believed the Kalki Avtar will bring an end to the present cycle of the universe and after a span of darkness creation will begin once again.

There is also a certain section in Hindu society that believes that the avatar has already taken place. Kalki Purana narrates about the Kalki incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is said in Bhagavad Purana that he will appear in …

For Better Relationships

Give space to others. Avoid talking too much about oneself.

Show interest in other people’s lives. Provide attention to their problems and show them that you care about them.

Stop complaining. Stop being negative.

Avoid cutting off someone when they are talking. Allow them to complete their conversation or idea.

Try not to ignore emails and text messages. If you are busy leave a short note.

Try to remember important dates in other people’s lives.

Never forget to thank and praise. It means alot to many people.
Never discuss the imperfections of other people.

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Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 7, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, August 7, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase till 3:04 AM on August 7. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase. All time based on India Standard Time.
How is August 7, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day. Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 6:31 AM on August 7. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham Nakshatram.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 6:29 AM on August 7. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kanya Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Nag Panchami
Kali Yuga Year – 5118
Vikram…