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Showing posts from November 20, 2010

Official Website of Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

What is the official website of SabarimalaAyyappaTemple? Or is it better to ask is there an official website of Sabarimala? There is no clear answer to this question. This year the I & PRD Department of the Government of Kerala has put together a website that gives latest information about SabarimalaAyyappaTemple. Luckily this website is functioning now and is updated regularly.

You can find the I and PRD Department website on Sabarimala here - Official Website of SabarimalaSreeDharmasasthaTemple – this is being currently promoted as the official website of Sabarimala by Devaswom Minister’s website.

Note – the Travancore Devaswom which manages the SabarimalaAyyappaTemple, which is visited by millions of people, has only a domain name and no content for more than a year now.

Anadeshwar Bhairav Jayanti

Anadeshwar Bhairav Jayanti is mainly observed in Jammu and Kashmir and is dedicated to Hindu god Shiva. Anadeshwar Bhairav Jayanti 2018 date is December 31. Anadeshwar Bhairav is one of the manifestations of Shiva and is worshipped by certain Hindu communities in Kashmir.

The Jayanti is observed on the 10th day of the Krishna Paksha or waning phase of moon in Poush month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Special rituals dedicated to Anadeshwar Bhairav are observed on the day.

One of the important temples dedicated to this form of Shiva is located in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Swami Chidananda Motivational Thoughts

The oyster yields a pearl because that is what it holds within its bosom. The gold mind yields gold because that is that it holds within its bosom. What will you yield from within the depths of your own personality, your nature, your individual identity? What will be your gift to the world? It is for you to choose. It is for you to make this choice and to live your life in this grand arena, which gives you the occasion, the opportunity, and the unlimited scope and freedom to be what you are. To make the right choice – purposefully, intelligently, wisely, with discrimination – is the great privilege of only one species of creatures on this planet Earth, and that is the human being. Reflect well on this, and act in harmony with this inner fact. What a great blessing, what a great privilege this life is! It would be a pity not to see it as such. Make up your mind, therefore, that each day, every moment, at every step, your choice will be to manifest the Truth within you, and never any thin…