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Spiritual Importance Of Visiting Ayyappa Temple

Visiting an Ayyappa Temple, particularly the renowned Sabarimala Temple in Kerala, holds significant spiritual importance for devotees of Lord Ayyappa. Here are some key aspects of the spiritual significance: Pilgrimage and Austerity (Vratham) Vratham: The pilgrimage to Sabarimala requires a 41-day period of austerity known as "Vratham," where devotees adhere to strict discipline, including celibacy, vegetarianism, and daily prayers. This period is seen as a time for purification and spiritual preparation. Simplicity and Humility: Devotees dress in simple black or blue attire and refrain from luxuries, emphasizing humility and equality among all pilgrims. Symbolism of the Journey Padi Pooja and Pathinettam Padi: The 18 sacred steps leading to the Sabarimala shrine, known as "Pathinettam Padi," symbolize different aspects of life and spiritual progress. Devotees consider ascending these steps a significant spiritual achievement. Unity and Brotherhood: T

Swathi Nakshatra Matching Stars for Marriage – Swati Nakshatra Marriage Compatibility

Swathi Nakshatra matching stars for marriage in details is given below. It is the 15th birth star among the 27 Nakshatra in Hindu horoscope and astrology. Swati marriage compatibility or the very best matching stars are Mrigasira, Ardra, Punarvasu (1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter), Uttara Phalguni (2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter), Hasta and Chitra (1st and 2nd quarter). Other good matching stars with Swathi are Bharani, Krittika, Rohini, Punarvasu (4th quarter), Aslesha, Purva Phalguni, Uttara Phalguni (1st quarter), Chitra (2nd and 3rd quarter), Swathi, Uttara Shada and Revathi. Ashwini, Pushya, Magha, Vishaka, Anuradha, Jyeshta, Purva Shada, Shravan, Dhanishta, Shathabhishak and Purva Bhadra are okay – means not bad. Stars that do not match with Swathi are Moola and Uttara Bhadra.

Dhanu Rasi Color – Dhanu Rashi Lucky Colour

There are two colors that are dedicated to Dhanu Rasi and that are the lucky colours associated with the Rashi based on Moon astrology. The Dhanu Rashi lucky colours are Yellow and Cream. Wearing Yellow and cream and other shades of yellow color dress and wearing yellow colour precious stones are good for this rashi people, especially while going for interview, work and for other auspicious events Please note that some regions and communities have different colors for Dhanu Rashi like other shades of yellow and cream.  Wearing yellow or cream color dress for competitions, exams etc are lucky for Dhanu Rashi people. You can wear yellow color precious stones for desire fulfillment.

About Macchi Mata Temple in Gujarat – A Huge Whale Bone is Worshipped Here

Macchi Mata Temple is located about at Magod Dungri village in Gujarat and is around 9 km from Valsad. A huge bone of a whale is worshipped here. The temple located on a tiny hill facing the sea is frequented by fishermen and their family. There is no murti in the temple and there is no official priest. Macchi Mata Temple is more than 200 years old. A fisherman in the region had a dream and in it a whale told him that she will be lying dead on the village coast and she should be buried and her bone should be placed at the hill. As in the dream, the man found a dead whale on the village coast. It was later buried and six months later a huge born was pulled out from the burial spot. It was then dragged to the hill and placed. DNA reports  The temple is very popular among the local fishermen community, who offer puja daily and also before going fishing. Local villagers say that Macchi Mata fulfils all their desires and even cures diseases. Instances have been record