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Bharani Nakshatra Marriage Compatibility – Bharani Nakshatra Matching Stars for Marriage

Bharani Nakshatra Marriage compatibility or matching stars with Bharani for marriage in detail is given below. It is the second among the 27 Nakshatra in Hindu horoscope and astrology. The best matching star with Bharani born is a person born on the 4th quarter of Vishaka Nakshatra.
Other good matching stars with Bharani Nakshatra are Ashwini, Vishaka (1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter), Purvashada, Utharashada, Purva Bhadrapada and Uttara Bhadrapada
Bharani, Kartika, Rohini, Mrigasira, Ardhra, Punarvasu (1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter), Makam, Purva Phalguni, Uttara Phalguni, Chithira, Swathi, Moola, Shravan, Dhanishta and Sadayam are okay – neither good nor bad.
Stars that do not match with Bharani Nakshatra are Punarvasu (4th quarter), Pushya, Aslesha and Hasta.

Kadiyali Mahishamardini Temple in Udupi in Karnataka

KadiyaliMahishamardiniTemple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located around 2 km from UdupiTown in Karnataka. Kadiyali temple is believed to have been built more than 1200 years ago and is noted for its unique murti worshipped in the temple. The murti of Durga worshiped in the Kadiyali Mahishamardini Temple is in standing posture – Mother Goddess Durga as Mahishamardini holds the Prayaga Chakra (the discus) and in Her upper left hand, the Shanka (conch shell) in her upper right hand. She is piercing the head of Mahishaasura, the buffalo-head demon, who has fallen at Her feet, with the Trishul (Trident) held in Her lower right hand. She is pulling the tail of Mahishaasura with Her lower left hand.
Kadiyali Mahishamardini Temple Story

Legend has it that the long ago the present spot where KadiyaliMahishamardiniTemple is located was thick forest. There was a small water tank in the thick forest which was frequented by saints and gandharvas. A youth who was carrying the murti of Mahis…

Karthika Matching Stars For Marriage – Kartika Malayalam Nakshatram Matching Stars

Karthika Nakshatra matching stars for marriage in details is given below. It is the third among the 27 Nakshatram in Hindu horoscope and astrology. The very best matching stars are Ashwathi, Bharani, Chothi, Anizham, Triketta, Moolam, Uthradam and Chathayam.
Other good matching stars with Kartika Nakshatram are Kartika, Thiruvathira, Makam, Uthram, Chithira (3rd and 4th quarter), Vishakam (4th quarter), Pooradam, Thiruonam, Avittam, Uthrittathi and Revathi.
Rohini, Pooyam, Ayiliyam, Pooram, Atham, Chithira (1st and 2nd quarter), Vishakam (1st, 2nd, 3rd quarter) and Pooruruttathi are okay – means not bad.
Starts that do not match with Kartika Nakshatram are Makayiram and Punirtham.

Kengal Hanuman Temple Timings

KengalHanumanTemple timings in detail is given below. The temple dedicated to Hanuman is located about 4 km from ChannapattanaTown and is around 65 km from Bangalore. The opening and closing time of the temple will be extended during festival days. The temple will be closed during Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse) and Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse).
Kengal Hanuman Temple Opens in the morning at 7:00 AM The temple closes at 7:30 PM.
Usually there is no closure during afternoons.
On Special days and Festival Days the temple is open from
6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in June 2013

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in June 2013 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

June 1, 2013 – Sheetala Ashtami June 4, 2013 – Ekadasi Fasting – Acchala Ekadasi June 4 – Bhadrakali Gyaras June 5 – Pradosh Vrat June 6 – Vat Savitri Vrat begins June 6 – Shiv Chaturdasi Vrat June 7 – Falharini Kalika Puja June 8 – Vat Savitri Vrat main day June 8 – Amavasya – No moon day June 9 – Jyeshta month begins in calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra. June 8 – Shani Jayanti June 11 – Rambha Teej Vrat June 14 – Aranya Sashti June 14 – Jamai Sashti in Bengal June 15 – Mithuna Masam begins in Malayalam calendars in Kerala June 15 – Aani Month begins in Tamil Ca…

Upadesa Sahasri Quotes

Upadesa Sahasri contains the teachings of Adi Shankaracharya in both prose and verse form.
When you say I am Brahmin’s son belonging to such and such a family, you have identified the Atman, which is free from caste, family and purifying ceremonies, with body. This is ignorance.
The highest atman is not afflicted with any attributes of transmigratory existence.
The highest atman is the evolver of the unevolved name and form merely by being existent since it is possessed of inconceivable power.
Foam is neither identical with water nor absolutely different from water since it is not seen without water. But water is clear and different from foam which is of the nature of dirt. Likewise, the highest Atman is different from name and form which corresponds to foam, Atman is pure, clear and different in essence from it.

Source - The Essential Vedanta: A New Source Book of Advaita Vedanta  edited by Eliot Deutsch, Rohit Dalvi

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 1, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 1, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 4:45 PM. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Shatabisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 11:48 AM. Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 - Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Jyeshta month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka1935 - Vaishakh Kr…