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Tripura Chaturthi – Shloka Chaturti

Tripura Chaturthi, also known as Shloka Chaturti and Shruka tsoram, is observed on the fourth day of the Shukla Paksha, or waxing phase of moon, of Magh Month. Tripura Chaturthi 2018 date is January 21. Mother Goddess is worshipped in the Tripura Sundari form on the day. You children are taught Sanskrit shloka for the first time by Kashmiri Pandits on the day and therefore the day is known as Shloka Chaturti.

Shakti Temples is certain regions worship Tripura Sundari form of Goddess Shakti. In this form, Mother Goddess is the energy aspect of Goddess Tripura Sundari.

Quotes from Vedas on Good Speech

We should always be soft spoken. Sweet speech has the ability to attract one and all. On the contrary, vitriolic speech keeps people away. That is why one should always be soft spoken so that it enhances brotherhood and affection. (Yajur Veda) One should be cautious not to speak anything that hurts others. Such kind of speech never helps but always brings destruction. (Rig Veda)

Today in Hindu Calendar – January 22, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 22, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Tritiya – the 3rd day of waning phase / dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Tritiya Tithi till 1750 hrs (5:50 PM) on January 22. Then onwards it is Chaturthi Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time. Note – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat is observed today as moonrise is during the Chaturthi period. Paush Krishna Paksha Tritiya or 3rd day of waning phase of moon in Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat.  Magh Krishna Paksha Tritiya or 3rd day of waning phase of moon in Magha month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.  Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi. Nakshatra – Magha or Makham Nakshatram till 1635 hrs (04:35 PM). Then onwards it is Pooram Nakshatra. 8th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar follo…