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Venkataramana Swamy Temple Bangalore – Address – Location and Contact Information

Venkataramana Swamy Temple Bangalore contact information, address and location are given in detail. SriLaldasVenkataramanaSwamyTemple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu and is popular temple in Bangalore city limits.
VenkataramanaSwamyTempleBangalore Address SriLaldasVenkataramanaSwamyTemple,
O.T.C Road,
Pin – 560053
Location: The temple is located at Akkipet (Bangalore) which is located at a distance of about 0.5 Km from Kempegowda (KSRTC) bus station.
Contact information:
91-80-22262293 (PP)

Meaning of Ashvattha Tree – Inverted Tree in Hindu Scriptures

This tree of the world is an ashvattha (literally, ‘not existing tomorrow’) that which by its nature is ever unsteady, like the peepul tree, shaken as it is by the wind of desire and deeds; . .  downwards are its branches, consisting of heaven, hell, and states of beasts and ghosts; (it is) existing from time immemorial, having no beginning. That very thing—which is the root of the tree of the world — is white, pure, resplendent — being in reality the light of the Self which is Consciousness. (Kathopanishad 2.3.1) Commentary of Adi Shankaracharya

The above description of the tree of world that we live in have the following Implications
The world is impermanent; it is ever changing The world is full of dualities of life, of pain and pleasure, good and bad. The world, though impermanent, is ever-rooted in God—in other words, it emerges from the Self or Pure Consciousness. It does not come from nothing; it comes from God. The way out of the world is through the practice of detachment a…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – June 16, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on June 16, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:47 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 9:29 AM. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 3:33 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 - Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during the waxing 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/ Shalivahan…