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Vrishabh Rashi Mantra in Hindi – Rishabha Rashi Mantra

Vrishabh Rashi is the second among the 12 moon signs as per traditional Hindu astrology. This Rrishabha Rashi Mantra in Hindi is the mool mantra and is chanted for overcoming all astrological related troubles that the Rashi person is facing.
The mantra can be chanted while performing daily prayers. The mantra is highly meritorious and helps in avoiding danger, getting jobs and solving marriage related problems.
Vrishabha Rashi Mantra is associated with deity Sri Krishna. 
Vrishabh Rashi Mantra in Hindi

Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Deva Lyrics in Hindi

Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Deva is one of the most popular prayers dedicated to Hindu God Ganesh. The Hindi Text of the Arati contains the lyrics Jaya Ganesh Jaya Ganesha deva…Mata Jaaki Parvati Pita Mahadeva. The lyrics in Hindi text is embedded in jpeg or picture format.
The prayer is chanted daily morning and evening in millions of Hindu homes. The prayer is considered highly auspicious and meritorious. It helps in removing all obstacles and ushers in peace and prosperity. Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Deva Lyrics in Hindi

Which form of Goddess Durga is worshipped on the first day of Navratri?

Nine form of Goddess Durga is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. But which form of Goddess Durga is worshipped on the first day of Navratri? It is the Goddess Shailputri form that is worshiped on the first day.
Goddess Shailputri Mata appeared on earth as the daughter of Himalaya – the king of Himalayas. One of the names of Himalaya is Shailaraj and since She appeared as his daughter She got the name Shailaputri.
Ma Shailpturi is worshipped on the first day of Navratri in North and western parts of India.
Some scholars equate Shailputri Mata with Goddess Parvati.

The vehicle of Maa is Vrishabha (Bull). She holds a trident on the right hand; left hand she holds a lotus flower.

Best English Sanskrit Dictionary

There are several English Sanskrit dictionaries online. However, most of them do not function properly and are poorly uploaded. Here is a one of the best English Sanskrit dictionary. It is the Practical Sanskrit English dictionary published by V S Apte from Poona in the year 1957 – 59. University of Chicago is offering the dictionary online for free. It is not a pdf version but you can search all the important terms and find its meanings and other details.

Link - English Sanskrit Dictionary Online

Knowledge without devotion will be like a misfire – Mahatma Gandhi

Knowledge comes spontaneously to a bhakta. He does not have to wade through big volumes. But he who believes that he will acquire knowledge first and cultivate bhakti afterwards will fail miserably in his aim. No one can acquire knowledge in that way. Such knowledge breeds, if anything, pride. But he who lovingly cultivates devotion for the Lord and constantly thinks of Him gets knowledge without any special effort to that end.

But desirelessness or renunciation does not come for the mere talking about it. It is not attained by intellectual feat. It is attainable only by a constant heart churn. Right knowledge is necessary for attaining renunciation. Learned men posses a knowledge of a kind. They may recite the Vedas from memory, yet they may be steeped in self indulgence. In order that knowledge may not run riot, the author of the Bhagavad Gita has insisted on devotion accompanying it and has given it the first place. Knowledge without devotion will be like a misfire. Therefore, sa…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 2, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 2, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the dark phase of moon till 4:43 AM on October 2. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 2:27 PM. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pitru Paksha Shradh period – Trayodasi Shradh.
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Ashwin Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi orthe thirteenth day during the dark phase of moon in Ashwin month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Vijayanama Samvats…