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Surya Puja Vidhi – How to do Surya Puja?

Surya Puja is dedicated to Surya, the Hindu Sun God. The benefits of the pooja include courage to face difficult situations, escape from horoscope related problems and also relief from health related troubles. Surya Puja is performed on Sunday. Here is a simple Surya Puja vidhi. Things needed for Surya Puja Painting or picture of Surya (only if puja is performed inside the room) Water Red Flowers or if possible lotus flower
Red Chandan
Aditya Hridayam or Gayatri Mantra prayer in book or audio format Surya Puja Vidhi Get up early before sunrise. Take bath. The puja is performed to the rising sun. Face the rising sun or east Take some water and sprinkle on the head Offer prayers to Ganesha Pray to Surya Offer water to Surya – you can pour it to the ground Offer lotus or any flowers Apply red colored Tika or Chandan on forehead Chant Gayatri Mantra or listen to Aditya Hridya Stotram. Meditate for few minutes. The puja is complete.
Fasting If you are fasting on Sunday, the fast is from Sunrise to next day su…

Rig Veda Mantras in Audio Format - Listen to Rg Veda Chanting

It is believed that listening to Rig Veda mantras brings peace and prosperity. Vedavichara a website which is doing a systematic study of Vedas is provide the opportunity to listen to Rig Veda Mantras Online. You can listen to the recording of Vedas as per the Shakala Shaka followed in South India. Link - Listen to Rig Veda Chanting Online

Kannada Chaitra Masa 2017 – Chaitra Month in Traditional Hindu Calendar in Karnataka in 2017

Chaitra Masa, or Chaitra Month, is the first month in a traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Chaitra Masa 2017 begins on March 28 and ends on April 26, 2017. Hevalamba nama Samvatsara (Saka year 1939) begins on the first day of the Chaitra month which is celebrated as Kannada New Year (Ugadi). Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri, Soubhagya Gowri Vratam. Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti.

Sankatahara Chavithi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha is on April 14, 2017 – Moonrise is at 10:10 PM – Indian standard time.
Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Chaitra Month are: Pradosh – April 8 Pradosha – April 24
Chaitra Masa 2017 Shukla and Krishna Paksha in Kannada Chaitra Month Chaitra Masa 2017 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon is from March 28 to April 11, 2017. Chaitra Masa 2017 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon is from April 12 to April 26, 2017.

Kannada Chaitra month Ekadasi dates are: Kamda Ekadasi – April 7 Varuthi…

Madhu Krishna Trayodashi March 2018 date

Madhu Krishna Trayodasi is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. It is observed on the 13th day (Trayodashi) during the waning phase of the moon (Krishna Paksha) in the Phalgun or Falguna month as per calendars followed in Maharashtra. Madhu Krishna Trayodasi 2018 date is March 15.

On Madhukrishna Trayodashi some devotees undertake a partial fast. Some Hindu devotees opt for a complete fast. The day is mainly observed in western part of India by some Hindu communities.

The upvaas and fasting on the 13th day is usually dedicated to Shiva.

You may also like to read Trayodashi Vratas

Sayings and Thoughts – Sukhabodhananda

Often, we are unhappy not because life is causing unhappiness but because of our opinion of how life should be. We touch the earth using the physical foot, we touch life using the psychological foot. A life lived as a slave to mind is a life in hell. Trust that when one door closes, another opens. This optimistic outlook takes the worry out of the sight of a closed door. Sukhabodhananda

Today in Hindu Calendar – March 25, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 25, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Sashti – sixth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi till 11:45 AM on March 25. Afterwards it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time. Falgun Krishna Paksha Sashti or sixth day of waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Chaitra Krishna Paksha Sashti or sixth day of waning phase of moon in Chait 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 – Vrischika Rasi in the beginning. Afterward it is Dhanu Rashi Nakshatra– Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham till 2:09 AM on March 25, 2011. Afterwards it is Jyeshta or Ketta or Kettai Nakshatram. 11th day of Painguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in T…