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Kala Mahina

Kala Mahina, also known as Adhik Maas, is the extra month added to a Hindu lunar calendar once in 32 months to make the lunar calendar similar to the solar calendar. Kala Mahina 2018 is from May 16 to June 13, 2018. This is the Adik Jyeshta month. Astronomically Kala Mahina is known as Intercalary month. The name Kala Mahina because certain people think this month is bad. There are also people who are superstitious about the month – observe lot of dos and donts.

The month is known as Kala Mahina as the sun did not enter any rashis during Kala Mahina and people considered it inauspicious and hence referred to it as kala or dark.
Legend has it that Kala Mahina did not like it being referred as waste and complained to Vishnu, who renamed the month as Purushottam Maas. The Kala Mahina is thus dedicated to Sri Krishna and is considered ideal for all sort of Spiritual activities.
Kala Mahina is not a bad month.  It is purely a calendar adjustment in lunar calendars. Wife and husband can st…

Live Darshan From ISKCON Sri Krishna Temple in Bangalore, India

The ISKCONTemple at Bangalore in Karnataka in India is offering live darshan of murtis worshipped in the temple for free. The main murti in the temple is that of Sri Krishna and Radha. You can also watch live satsang and other devotional programs in the temple conducted in the temple.
Link – Live DarshanFrom ISKCON Bangalore Sri Krishna Temple
Related Sri Krishna Janmashtami Live from Dwarka Temple on August 10 night