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Showing posts from November 30, 2011

Sabarimala Darshan Time Change on December 10, 2011 Due to Chandra Grahan

There is a Purna Chandra Grahan, Total Lunar Eclipse, on December 10, 2011 in India from 6:25 PM to 9:48 PM. The SabarimalaAyyappaTemple will remain closed during the Grahan period on December 10. Majority of Hindu temples remain closed during Chandra Grahan.
The deeparadhana will be held before the Grahan begins. During the Grahan period the temple will remain closed. Darshan will be allowed only after remedial measures are performed after Grahan.
Punyaham and Shudhi will be done inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
Darshan will begin after these rituals on the day.

Iconic Art on Avatars of Vishnu – Pictures of Vishnu Incarnations

Iconic Art on Avatars of Vishnu is created by cartoonist Nina Paley. These icons of Vishnu incarnations are in black and white and absolutely gorgeous renditions of Avatar’s of Vishnu. The images are evocative, powerful and at the same time simple. You can take a look at these wonderful images here at the website of Nina Paley.