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Pushyabhishek 2018 at Puri Jagannath Temple in Orissa – Pushya Abhishek

Pushyabhishek is an important annual ritual performed at the world famous PuriJagannathTemple in Orissa in Paush month. Pushyabhishek 2018 date is January 2. It is observed on the Pushya Nakshatra day in Paush month – it coincides with Paush Purnima or the full moon day in the month. Abhishek means ‘to shower’.

The day is the ceremonial crowning of Lord Jagannath. He is the made the king on the day. The belief is that Trimurtis, Gods, Devas and Saints arrive to witness the Pushyabhishek.
There is a belief that the Trimurtis, Gods, Devas and Saints assembled near the sea at Puri. Therefore the sea is also worshipped on the day. It is also believed that it is a rare opportunity in a calendar year to pray to all the gods at a single holy spot.
On the day special pujas are observed for peace and prosperity of all the living beings on the earth.
The highlight of the day is the Samudra Aarti – or prayer to the sea. It is attended by thousands of devotees.

December 2013 Gujarati Hindu Marriage Dates – Vivah Muhurt December 2013 Time in Gujarat

The following is the Gujarati Hindu Marriage dates in December 2013 based on Panchangs and calendars followed in Gujarat. Vivah Muhurat December 2013 time is strictly based on India Standard Time. It must be noted that the calendar and Panchang followed in Gujarat is different from that followed in North India.

The good dates for marriage in December 2013 are: December 4 December 5 after 9:29 PM December 6 December 7 December 8 up to 3:18 PM December 10 1:54 PM to 11:18 PM December 12 up to 2:56 PM

Wise Words – Anandamayi Ma

Man may find himself in all kinds of surroundings, yet he must not allow himself to be driven hither and thither helplessly under their influence. It is his duty under all circumstances to preserve his individuality and strength of character intact. To drift with the current is easy enough, but to stand firm as a rock is difficult. He who is able to do this will keep his head without wave­ring even among a dozen people of different points of view and lines of approach. This surely is the attitude that befits a human being.
Try your utmost never to succumb to anyone’s influence. In order to become firm, calm, deeply serious, full of courage, with one’s personality wholly intact, pure and holy out of one’s own strength, one has to be centered in God.
What appears delightful to the senses later develops into a hotbed of poison, generating inner turmoil and disaster, for it belongs to the realm of death.
Worldly life is no doubt a battlefield. By becoming conscious of one’s spiritual wea…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 29, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 29, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 4:35 PM December 29, 2012. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 5:02 AM on December 29. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Pratipada or the first day during the dark phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madh…