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Showing posts from October 13, 2010

Karva Chauth 2011 date – Karva Chouth Vrat and Fasting in 2011

Karva Chauth 2011 as per Hindu calendar - India Standard Time. Karva chauth 2011 date is October 15. Karva Chauth is an annual fasting undertaken by women in North India on the fourth day of Kartik Month, as per North Indian Hindu lunar calendar. Karva Chauth Vrat (also known as Kadva Choth) is observed by women for a happy and prosperous married life and for the well being of the husband and is one of the most popular fast and ritual in North India.  Karva chauth is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Goddess Parvathi had observed severe penance to get Lord Shiva as her husband.

Watch Ramlila live online – Ramlila Video

Ramlila is the theater (drama) performance of the life of Sri Ram – based on the important episodes from Ramayana – with emphasis on the the ten day battle between Sri Ram and Ravan. Now a couple of important Ramlila troupes in the country are providing live online streaming of Ramlila.

You can watch the Ramlila performance of lavkush troupe in Delhi live online at the official website of the Lavkush Ramlila committee.

Tuljapur Bhavani Temple Festival on Ashwin Purnima – Sri Bhavani Devi Utsav Tulja Bhavani Temple

One of the most important festivals at the Tuljapur Bhavani is held on the Purnima or full moon day in Ashwin month. Sri Bhavani Devi Utsav 2017 date is October 5. Tulja Bhavani is family deity of Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj and also of thousands of families in Maharashtra and other states.

 Tulja Bhavani is the manifestation of Goddess Shakti – who is worshipped as Ambabai, Jagadamba, Tukai,  Bhagwati and Durga in western parts of India. TuljaBhavaniTemple is also one of the Shaktipeetahs.

Sri Bhavani Devi Utsav is held after the annual Navratri Festival (September – October). Thousands of devotees arrive on the day at the temple to pay respects to the Goddess, who is also the Family Deity (Kuldaivat) of millions of homes in India.

Swami Sivananda – How to turn negative anger energy into positive energy?

Most of the difficulties in our daily lives come from being unable to hold our minds in proper check. For instance, if a man does evil to us, instantly we want to react evil, to revenge, to pay him in the same coin, to extract tooth for tooth, tit for tat policy – to return anger for anger. Every reaction of evil shows that we are not able to hold the Chitta down (control the mind). It comes out in waves towards the object and we lose our power. Only a word is uttered and we do not wait to consider its meaning, but jump to a conclusion immediately. It is a sign of weakness. The weaker the man is, the less he has the power of restraint. Measure yourself always with the standard of restraint. When you are going to be angry or miserable on hearing some news, reason it out, for yourself and see how it has thrown your mind into such a situation. Restraint does not come in a day, but by long continued practice. Suppose, when you are passing through the bazaar, a man comes and takes away forci…