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Kali Yantra Puja - How To Perform Kali Yantra Puja?

Kali Yantra is a very powerful Yantra in Hinduism and the puja is dedicated to seek the blessing of Goddess Kali in all ventures. The Yantra Puja is performed mainly by those people who wish success over enemies. Kali Yantra is a visible form of Goddess Kali and it is also a visual form of Kali mantras. 
The puja should be performed on all Tuesdays and Fridays.
Devotee after taking bath should perform the puja in the puja room. Red vermilion should be worn on forehead and the devotees should offer lamp, doop and gandh (fragrance). Kali Mantras should be chanted. Red hibiscus flowers should be made as offering. A fruit can be offered and later eaten as Prasad.

On the Kali Yantra Puja day the devotee should try to maintain discipline in life. Avoid getting angry. Avoid unwanted talks and arguments. Warm food should be eaten on the day.

Brahmacharini Mata – About Goddess Brahmacharini

Brahmacharini Mata is an incarnation of Mother Goddess Shakti and is also one among the Navdurgas – nine avatars of Goddess Durga. Goddess Brahmacharini is worshiped on the second day of the Navratri (September – October). ‘Brahma’ here refers to the meditative aspect of Brahmacharini and is always depicted as pious women or Sannyasin. She performs Tapas or intense austerities for the welfare of her devotees and for rule of Dharma on earth.
Brahmacharini Mata is two-armed and carries a rosary and sacred water pot (Kamandalu).
She is associated with the pious form of Goddess Shakti. She is believed to be that aspect of Mother Goddess, which was present in Sati and Parvati, when they both did intense austerities to get Mahadev Shiva as husband.
Legend has it that Goddess Shakti did penance for 1000 years just consuming fruits. She then continued the penance for 3000 years consuming only leaves that fell from trees. Goddess Shakti got the name Brahmacharini Mata after performing such in…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 5, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 5, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 5:58 AM on October 5. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatra till 4:55 PM. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Navratri Begins. Ghatasthapana
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi orthe first day during the waxing 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 Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1935 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada T…