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How to reach Sabarimala by road from Hyderabad – Vijayawada – Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh?

Majority of visitors to Sabarimala from Hyderabad – Vijayawada – Visakhapatnam and other towns and villages in Andhra Pradesh arrive by road. Devotees from Andhra Pradesh have to first reach Tamil Nadu. Then take the Coimbatore road. They can reach Thrissur in Kerala via Coimbatore or Guddalore.
They may then take the Moovattupuzha - Kottayam road to reach Sabarimala. It is about 210 kilometers from Thrissur to Sabarimala.

Dhareshwar Shiva – About Dhareshwar Shivling

Dhareshwar Shiva is a manifestation of Shiva mentioned in the Kashi Khand of Skanda Purana. Dhareshwar Shivling is worshipped in Varanasi and in western parts of India especially in Pune and near Gokarna in Karnataka.  
Dhareshwar is also one of the pancha kshetras or five holy places viz., Gokarna, Murdeshwar, Dhareshwar, Gunavante and Sejjeshwar.
The popular belief is that worshipping Dhareshwar Shiva will help in attaining moksha.
As Dhareshwar, Shiva is the one who supports the universe and the five elements.
Another belief is that Shiva is Dhareshwar because he controls the flow of GangaRiver on Earth. Earth was not capable of taking the flow of Ganga from heaven. To control the huge powerful flow of Ganga, Shiva took Her on His head.
When Shiva is Dhareshwar, Goddess Shakti appears as Dhareshwar Devi.

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.

Oriya Calendar 2014 in PDF format – Download Odiya - Orissa Calendar 2014

This Oriya Calendar 2014 is compiled by Dr. Sishira Kanta Mishra and is published by the website Oriyanari. You can download it free. The calendar contains important festivals in Orissa and uses Oriya script for numbers. The months and weeks are also written in Odia or Oriya language. The calendar of 2014 is in pdf format.

You can visit the Oriyanari website and download it here – Oriyanari

Alternatively you can also download the calendar here – Oriya Calendar 2014 in PDF format

You will need pdf reader installed to view the calendar.
If you are looking for Oriya Calendar in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 then you can download it here – Oriyanari

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

MacchiMataTemple 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.
MacchiMataTemple 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 recorded in the past, where peopl…

One who has realized the Self can never inflict pain on other – Nisargadatta Maharaj

When we concentrate our attention on the origin of thought, the thought process itself comes to an end; there is a hiatus, which is pleasant, and again the process starts.
Turning from the external world and enjoying the objectless bliss, the mind feels that the world of objects is not for it.
Prior to this experience the un-satiating sense enjoyments constantly challenged the mind to satisfy them, but from the inward turn onwards its interest in them begins to fade.
Once the internal bliss is enjoyed, the external happiness loses its charm.
One who has tasted the inward bliss is naturally loving and free from envy, contented and happy with others’ prosperity, friendly and innocent and free from deceit. He is full of the mystery and wonder of the bliss.

One who has realized the Self can never inflict pain on other. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Source - Book titled Self Knowledge and Self Realization 

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 11, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 11, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the light phase of moon till 1:31 AM on November 11. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the light phase of moon till 11:31 PM on November 11. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam or Sravishta Nakshatra till 12:43 PM. Then onward it is Shathabisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rasi till 1:24 AM. The onward it is Kumbha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Akshaya Navami. Awala Navami.
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
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