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Uchangidurga Temple

Uchangidurga Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located near Davanagere and Harapanahalli in Karnataka. Also known as, Utsavamba Temple and Ucchangamma Temple the shrine is located in a fort. The most important abhisheka in the temple include Panchamrutha Abhishek, Betel leaf puja, Ksheeraabhisheka and Kunkumarchane. Opening And Closing Time: Morning 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM Special Days 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM During Hunnime and Jatra uthsava temple will be opened day and night. Location:   Uchangidurga Temple  Temple is located on Ucchangi hill at Ucchangi Village . The temple is located at a equidistant of 29 KM from Davanagere and Harapanahalli.

Father of Sati – Who is the Father of Goddess Sati?

Sati was an incarnation of Mother Goddess Shakti. Who is the father of Sati? On earth, Daksha Prajapati was the father of Sati. Daksha did not like Shiva as he considered Mahadeva far removed from reality and led a life outside the society. But Sati loved Shiva. She married Shiva in spite of the objections of Daksha. But Daksha insulted Shiva and once performed a yajna without inviting Shiva. Sati who wanted to know the reason for Shiva not being invited was insulted by Daskha. She then committed self immolation. ( More on this story can be read here .)   

Top 5 websites to download Bhagavad Gita in English

There are numerous websites providing Bhagavad Gita in English. Here is a list of top five websites that provide Bhagavad Gita online for free in English. You can also download it for free. Download Bhagavad Gita in English with commentary of Swami Chinmayananda for free. You can find more about this in this article.    ‘Bhagavad Gita As It Is’ is the English translation of the Holy Bhagavad Gita by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of the Hare Krishna Movement (ISKCON). You can find more details about it here in this article   Bhagavad Gita Shankaracharya Commentary in English – Read Gita Bhashyam of Sri Shankaracharya   Ramanuja Gita Bhashya in English – Read Bhagavad Gita Bhashyam of Sri Ramanujacharya   Yathartha Gita in English by Shri Paramhans Swami Adgadanandji – You can download the Gita in separate pdf files.  Note – This list is not based on any criteria. It is purely meant to provide information on Bhagavad Gita available onlin