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Brihaspati Dev – About Hindu God Brihaspati

Brihaspati is the Hindu god who rules Thursdays. Brihaspati, is the planet Jupiter in astrology, and is the Guru of the Devas or demigods. The word Brihaspati means the ‘Lord of Prayers.’ As per Indian astrology, Brihaspati is associated with mathematics and science and logic. He is the giver of fortune, good luck and fame.


Puranas contains many stories in which Brihaspati performed yagnas that help the Devas to fight the Asuras and defeat them. The yagnas and logic provided Brishpati help Devas win many battles. Whenever there was a difference of opinion between the Devas and Brihaspati and when He deserted them, Devas faced defeat. As per Shiva Puran, He is the son of Angirasa Rishi (one of the saptrishis) and Suroopa.

Brihaspati has a yellow complexion, wears a yellow garland and yellow cloths. He has four arms that hold a dand of saints, a mala of Rudraksha beads, a bowl and the fourth hand is in Varamudra. Brihaspati is depicted as riding an elephant.

His position in horoscope…

Tamil Panchangam 2011 – 2012 in pdf – Download for Free

Tamil Panchangam 2011 – 2012 in is provided by the Raghavendra Mutt and is known as the Surya Siddhanta Panchangam. The Panchangam is in PDF format and it can be downloaded for free. Please note that this Panchangam is slight different from the solar calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. This is based on lunar month. Download – Tamil Panchangam in PDF format here at the official website of Raghavendra Mutt
Thanjavur Tamil Panchangam
The famous Tamil Panchangam makers of Thanjavur have also published the panchangam. It is also similar to the above panchang. This is also based on Surya Siddhanata.
Link - Download Thanjavur Tamil Panchangam

Uttaradi Mutt Panchanga 2012 – 2013 for free download

Shri Uttaradi Mutt, the seat of Jagadguru Sri Madhvacharya, provides yearly Panchanga in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Sanskrit and English. The Panchanga for the year 2012 – 2013 (Nandana Nama 1934) has been released by Uttaradi Mutt. These Panchangas are sought by devotees around the world. You can download them for free in pdf format.

The 2012 – 2013 Panchanga is from March 23, 2012 to April 10, 2013.

You can get details about all the Panchanga published by Uttaradi Mutt here at the official website.

Life is defined as series of continuous experiences - Swami Chinmayananda

When there is no enthusiasm or inspiration, consistency of purpose can never be.  Without change, life would end in absolute stagnancy.  Efficiency is the capacity to bring proficiency into expression.  The game of desires is an endless gambling.  Life is defined as series of continuous experiences. Swami Chinmayananda

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 1, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 1, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi – thirteenth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Krishna Paksha Trayodashi Tithi till 3:02 PM on April 1. Afterwards it is Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time. Nakshatra – Shatabhishak or Sadhyam or Chathayam till 8:35 AM on April 1, 2011. Afterwards it is Purvabhadra or Poorvabhadrapadam or Pooruttathi Nakshatram. Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi. Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious– Madhukrishna Trayodashi – Shiva Chaturdashi Vrat – Masa Shivratri Vrat – Varuni Parv till 8:32 AM. Falgun Krishna Paksha Trayodasi or 13th day of waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Chaitra Krishna Paksha Trayodashi or 13th day of waning phase of moon in Chait month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himach…