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Telugu Shukra Navgraha Prayer Text in pdf – Download for free the Telugu Lyrics of Shukra Graha Prayer

Shukra Prayer is dedicated to Shukra Graha or Venus. It is in pdf format and you can download it for free if you have pdf reader installed. The popular belief is that when a person has a badly placed Shukra in horoscope, the person will face difficulties and bad luck. To avoid it people perform Shukra Prayer as chanted.

The prayer is also chanted to bring peace and prosperity.
The prayer was originally uploaded by panchatheertha website.
Link - Shukra Navgraha Prayer in Telugu

Bhavnagar Jagannath Rath Yatra 2018 in Gujarat

Jagannath Rath Yatra held in Ashada month at Bhavnagar in Gujarat is the second largest Jagannath Rath Yatra procession in Gujarat after the famous one held on the same day in Ahmedabad. Jagannath Rath Yatra 2018 at Bhavnagar is on July 14. Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra Mahotsav Samiti Harubhai Gondaliya organizes this 17-km long procession.

In 2018, it is the 33rd Rath Yatra at Bhavnagar. Rath Yatra will begin at 8 am on July 14 from BhagvaneswarMahadevTemple in Subhashnagar.
The Jagannath Rath will and pass through Ghogha Circle, Rupani Circle, Devarajnagar, Radha Mandir, Marine Society, Nilam Baug Chowk, Nirmal Nagar, Jasonath Chowk, Haluriya and Khar Gate.
Rath Yatra is an annual celebration held in the Ashada month in popular Jagannath temples in India and by ISKCON devotees around the world. The main ritual involves pulling the chariot or rath of Jagannath – a manifestation of Sri Krishna.
The most famous Rath Yatra is held at the PuriJagannathTemple on the same day.

Ramayana Paintings on Ganjifa Cards

The game of Ganjifa Cards was very popular in ancient India. The cards contain hand painted images of aspects of Hindu tradition. The Ramayana paintings on Ganjifa cards narrate the story of epic Ramayan.

Link – You can view the story of Ramayana on Ganjifa cards here at the Indira Gandhi National Centre of Arts website.

Related Dasamahavidya Pictures on Ganjifa Cards

Ashad Navratri June - July 2014 – Gupt Navratra dates in July 2014

Ashad Navratri July 2014 as per traditional Hindu calendar and panchang in North India. Ashad Navratri, also known as Gupt Navaratri, Guhya Navratra and Gayatri Navratri, is nine days dedicated to the nine forms of Shakti (Mother Goddess) in the Hindi month of Ashada (June – July) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. In 2014, Ashad Navratri begins on June 28, 2014 and ends on July 7, 2014.

Ashada Navratri is known as Guhya Navratri in Himachal Pradesh.
Gupt Navartri is particularly important for worshippers of Varahi. Varahi is one of the seven Matrikas (saptamatrikas) in Devi Mahatmya.
Ashada Navratri rituals are followed mainly North India – the Hindi speaking states in India. It is mainly observed by women in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. The nine days are dedicated to worship of various forms of Shakti similar to the famous Navratri in September or October.
Fasting is observed on certain days of Ashada Navratri and vegetarian food is consumed during the pe…

This body is like a musical instrument – Sri Anandamayi Ma

Do not set your hopes on anything less than supreme beatitude.
This body is like a musical instrument; what you hear depends upon how you play it.
Where Rama is there is Arama (rest); Where Rama is not, there is byarama (discomfort, disease).
The One who is the Eternal, the true Self, He Himself is the traveler on the path of Immortality. He is all in all, He alone is.
Related Sri Anandamayi Ma Thoughts

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 19, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 19, 2012 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 7:36 PM. Then onwards it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra the full day and till 12:10 AM on June 20, 2012.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rasi till 11:04 AM. Then onwards it is Mithuna Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Amavasya. Halharini Amavasya.
Jyeshta Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Jyeshta month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
5th day of Aani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 5th day of Mithu…