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Ulto Rath during Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra

Ulto Rath is the return journey of the Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra chariots from the GundichaTemple. In the Puri Rath Yatra, the three chariots are pulled to the GundichaTemple and the deities stays there in the Garden House or ‘Adapa Mandapa’ for eight days. Ulto Rath is the return journey of the deities to the PuriJagannathTemple. In 2018, the date of Ulto Rath is July 22.

Ulto Rath is popularly known as Bahuda Jatra or Bahuda Yatra.

During the Bahuda Jatra, the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra make a stop at the MausimaTemple. This temple is dedicated to the aunt of Lord Jagannath and three deities are offered ‘poda pitha’, a special sweet made of rice, coconut, lentils and jaggery.

Oldest Man in India – Vedas and Vegetarian Diet the Secret to Long Life

Aged 112, Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi of Bangalore is believed to be the oldest man in India. This after British veteran Henry Allingham, aged 113, was declared officially the oldest man in the world by the Guinness World Records. Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi of Bangalore says the secret of his long life is laughing, loving, strict vegetarian diet, vitamin tablets and a passion for the Vedas.Times of India Reports"Chaturveda is the master of all Vedas and my favourite," Pandit Sudhakar Chaturvedi said. "If one follows the Vedas and keep one's body, soul and speech pure, a healthy long life is in store for him," he added.This sprightly centenarian gives lectures, writes articles, is a consultant and walks around comfortably with a walking stick. India's seniormost citizen's zest for life is infectious: "I have more to do in my life."

His grand-daughter (who'd rather remain unnamed) says, "Dada was born on Ram Navami day in 1897 in Bangalor…

Jaya Parvati Vrat 2011 Date

Jaya Parvati Vrat is observed by married women in the Hindu month of Ashada or Ashara mainly in Gujarat. In 2011, the beginning date of Jaya Parvati Vrat (Prarambh) is July 13 and the Vrat ends (Samapt) on July 17, 2011. Jaya Parvati Vrat Jagran 2011 date is July 17. Also known as Jaya Parvati Jagran, the Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi and is a five-day Vrat. A partial fasting is observed during the five-day Jaya Parvati Vrata. Salt is avoided in food by most married women. Wheat and vegetables are also avoided. Various Poojas dedicated to Shiva and Parvati like the Uma Maheshwar puja are performed during this period. On the fifth day of the Vrat, an all night vigil or ‘jagran’ is kept by married women observing the Vrata. This staying awake during the night is referred as Jaya Parvati Jagran. Jaya Parvati Vrat is broken by eating food containing wheat and salt on the next day morning. There is a popular belief that those who observe Jaya Parvati Vrat should do…

Kumbha Rashi July 2009 Astrology Predictions – Horoscope

For people born in Kumbha Rashi, or Aquarius, July 2009 is a pretty comfortable month with no major worries. The Surya Grahan in July 2009 will have a positive influence on Kumbha Rashi. In July 2009, some of you will get recognized at the workplace for your hard work. The financial health will improve. Some might meet their soul mates. Professionals will have a busy month and some might need to undertake journeys. Avoid asking others to do your work as this might create some tough situations later. Not an ideal month to think about career change. Business people will have a good month and might get new contacts and deals. Financial graph is on the rise mainly because of cut in expenses. Some of you might be lucky in stock markets. Ideal time to make long term investments in property. Avoid lending huge amounts of money. Students will be lucky in their higher study efforts.You will have a good relationship with children. Married couples might indulge in unnecessary arguments. Avoid eg…

Inspirational Quotes - Mata Amritanandamayi

The sun shines down, and its image reflects in a thousand different pots filled with water. The reflections are many, but they are each reflecting the same sun. Similarly, when we come to know who we truly are, we will see ourselves in all people.The greatest tragedy in life is not death; the greatest tragedy takes place when our talents and capabilities are underutilized and allowed to rust while we are living.True happiness is when the love that is within us finds expression in external activities.Mata Amritanandamayi