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Vidurashwatha Temple Address and Contact Number – Timing

Vidurashwatha Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. The temple is also famous as a Naga Temple (Snake Worship). This temple is visited for pariharam associated with Naga Doshas. The detail timing, address and contact number of Vidurashwatha Temple is given below. Detail opening and closing time: Usual daily temple timing: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM Special days and during Jathra and festivals Timing: 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Contact Address: Shree Vidurashwatha Narayanaswamy Temple , Vidurashwatha, Gowribidanur Taluk, Chikkaballapur District. Pin – 56120 Contact Telephone number: 91-8155-288143 Pradhana Archaka is Sreedhara Sastry. And his contact details 9901398826, 9611008445 You can also contact Pradhana Archaka Shri Venkata Krishna Murthy for pooja related queries on  +91 8217597601, +91 9880101360.  Ashwath Narayan - 9886504878 Nearest Railway Station: Vidurashwatha Railway Station – 2 KM Gowribidanur Railway Stat

Video by BBC - the house in which Swami Vivekananda Stayed in New York– Which is a Shrine Now

A video by BBC shows the home in which Swami Vivekananda stayed in New York during his famous visit to the United States in the 19 th century. The short video also contains interview with people who are currently taking care of the home and spreading the teachings of Swami Vivekananda. The video length is 2:20 minutes You can view the Video here in BBC 

Swami Vivekananda on His Mother – The love which my mother gave to me has made me what I am

Today - January 12, 2013 - is the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda said this about Bhuvaneswari Devi, His mother …always suffering, always loving . . . The love which my mother gave to me has made me what I am and I owe a debt to her that I can never repay . . . I know that before I was born, my mother would fast and pray and do hundreds of things which I could not even do for five minutes. She did that for two years. I believe that whatever religious culture I have, I owe to that. It was consciously that my mother brought me into the world to be what I am. Whatever little good impulse I have was given to me by my mother, and consciously, not unconsciously. Source – Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda 9 202-3 We need to learn to respect the unfathomable pain and struggle our mothers, sisters, wives and of other millions of women. They never advertise their struggle or pain. We owe to them what we are today and what we will be tomorrow. We are here because