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Puja Room Direction in Hindu Home

Vittal (Sri Krishna) and  Rukmini The Puja room or prayer room direction in Hindu home should be in the northeast or east of the house. Murtis (Idols of Gods) should face west so that we face east while worshipping.  The murtis should not be placed in bedrooms. The images of Gods also should not directly face the main door. Murtis of Hindu Gods should not be kept in the puja area facing each other. 

Father of Sita – Who is the Father of Mata Sita in the Ramayana?

Mata Sita an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi and appeared on earth with the sole purpose of being the wife of Sri Ram, the incarnation of Vishnu. There is no straight answer to as who is the father of Sita in Ramayana. This is because King Janaka had got Mata Sita while ploughing the field. But in most scriptures, King Janaka is considered to be the father of Sita as he received him from Mother Earth. It must be noted that there are several regional folk stories which suggest that Ravana was the father of Sita but this is not based on any scriptural authority.

Swami Vivekananda Coin - 150 Birth Anniversary Coin on Sale – Book Online at India Government Mint

India Government Mint, Kolkata has made arrangements for the sale of commemorative coin sets in Proof and Uncirculated varieties released on the occasion of ‘150 Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda'. The denomination of the coins are 150 rupees and 5 rupees and is available as a set. The set of coins are priced at Rs. 4,414. You can make bookings for the coin from April 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013. You can book online or using order form. You can find more details about the product and how to book here at the official website of India Government Mint, Kolkata