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Navratna for Krittika, Uttara, Uttarashadha Birth Stars – Gem Stone Manik or Manickam or Ruby

Wearing Navratna or gem stones are believed to change the luck of people. Those people who believe in horoscope and astrology wear Navratnas based on their birth star or Nakshatram. People wear these rare stones to fulfill desires, to stay away from the tactics of enemies and also to lead a peaceful life. Manik or Manickam (Manikyam) or Ruby is associated with Krittika, Uttara, Uttarashadha Nakshatras. These birth stars are also known as Kartika, Uttram and Uttradam.Manickam or Ruby is associated with Navgraha Surya. Wearing Ruby or Manik stone by people born in Nakshatra Krittika, Uttara and Uttarashadha is said to help in alleviating poverty, bringing peace and it also helps in keeping diseases away.

Kaliyug ka Shrawan Kumar – Modern day avatar of the Shravan Kumar of Ramayana

Shrawan Kumar, the young man who exhibited unparalleled parental devotion in the epic Ramayan by carrying his blind parents on his shoulders, is being imitated by Shiv Kumar Kesri in the modern day by carrying his old mother who is unable to walk on his shoulders on pilgrimage to important temples and sacred places in India. This school teacher from Dhanganwa in the Jehanabad district of Bihar carries his mother who is in her 80s on a Kanwar - a handmade bamboo carrier which rests on shoulders. While trekking, he carries his mother in front and keeps a large Shiva linga made of stone weighing as much as his mother in the back to balance the Kanwar. Kesari has already completed a journey to the Baidhyanathdham in Deoghar. He plans to visit Varanasi, Puri, Allahabad, Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath and Vaishnodevi in the same way. India Today reportsKesri has resolved to take his mother Bedamia Devi to all the sacred pilgrim centres across the country to fulfil her last wish. Since his m…

Guru Nitya Chaithanya Yati Quotes

We have three representative people in the Bhagavad Gita. Dhritarashtra, Arjuna and Krishna.
Dhritarashtra can be thought of as a state of blindness; being morally blind, spiritually blind, and intellectually blind.
Arjuna can be another aspect in us, the seeking mind, the searching mind, and the mind that likes to be disciplined. It is the mind that likes to be related to the source of wisdom . And the third is Krishna, the one light which is present in all of us; the eternal, self-luminous awareness of the Supreme, by whatever name you call it.
Guru Nitya Chaithanya Yati (1923 - 1999)