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Rinamochana Ganapati – Rinavimochaka form of Ganesha

Rinamochana Ganapati or Rinavimochaka Ganapathy is one among the 32 forms of Ganesha. This form of Ganesh helps a devotee overcome bondage, guilt, sins and finally blesses with Moksha. Rinamochana Ganapati mantra is Pashankusha dantajamboo dadhanan sphatikaprabha! Raktamshuko ganapatih mude Syadrinamochakah!! Rinamochana Ganapati has four hands and holds noose, goad, broken tusk and rose apple.
It is believed that this form of Ganesha helps in overcoming difficulties in the path to success.

Hindu God Sri Krishna - Source of Energy and Dynamism – By Dr S Srinivasan

This article is written byDr. Srinivasanis the author of book -The Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice and Hinduism for Dummies
If there is one god whose name is known and recognized throughout the world, it is Sri Krishna. Philosophers identify Krishna as the teacher of that amrita (nectar) known as Srimad Bhagavad Gita. The pious identify Him as the savior and protector of those who seek and surrender to Him. Students of the Gita know Him as the charioteer friend and mentor of Arjuna. Students of the epic Mahabharata know Him as the pivot around which hundreds of ugly events that occurred were resolved through His guidance and intervention. The most notable example of his power was the spectacular saving of Draupadi’s honor in the court of Dhritarashtra. For his bhaktas (devotees) Krishna is a delight with His playful pranks as a child. Who can ever forget the episode of the child Krishna eating mud and revealing the three worlds when the shocked mother Yashoda asked Him t…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 22, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 22, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami or eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi till 12:13 PM on August 22, 2011. After 12:13 PM on August 22, 2011 it is Navami Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Kartika or Krithigai Nakshatra till 11:47 AM on August 22, 2011. Afterwards it is Rohini Nakshatra.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishaba Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Janmashtami in North India. Dahi Handi and Gopalakala in Maharashtra.
Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the dark phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the dark phase of moon in Bhadra month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa a…