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Goddess Banashankari Bangalore Temple

Goddess Banashankari Temple in Bangalore is located at the S.Kariappa road. One of the unique features of the temple is that pujas are conducted here during Rahu Kala also and it is considered highly meritorious. Devotees believe that their wishes will come true if they perform Aarti with lemon (nimbe hannina arati) Goddess Banashankari during Rahu Kala (on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays) for 16 weeks. The murti of the Goddess Banashankari worshipped in the temple is seated on a lion. The goddess possessing eight arms poses a calm look. She is seen situated in a forest (bana), surrounded by lions; and hence the name Banashankari. The goddess is seen killing the demons Shambhu and Nishambu under her feet. On either side are women at her service. The utsava murthy (procession idol) of Banashankari, Sri Shakambari, Ganapathi and Parvatha Mallikarjuna Swamy are also installed as family gods. A tortoise has been installed opposite to and facing the goddess. The tortoise

Darma Muneeswaran Temple Singapore Consecration Ceremony Live Online

Darma Muneeswaran Temple in Singapore is dedicated to Shiva Gana who is a guardian deity. The 2nd Maha Kumbhabishegam or Consecration Ceremony of the 100-year old Darma Muneeswaran Temple and its deities will be held on Wednesday, 1 May 2013. You can watch the consecration ceremony live online on May 1, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM (Singapore Time). Darma Muneeswaran and Sri Mariamman are the deities worshipped in the temple. The temple also has murtis of Ambal, Vinayagar, Murugan, Nagar and Bairavar. You can watch the live streaming here at the temple website