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Hayakanti Devi – About Goddess Hayakanti Devi

Hayakanti Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. Information about the goddess is found in the Kashi Khanda of the Skanda Purana. Hayakanti Devi is the remover of all obstacles. A unique aspect of Hayakanti Devi is that Her murti is shown as holding a sickle.
One of the shrines dedicated to Hayakanti Devi is located in Varanasi.
Devotees believe that the goddess removes all obstacles and difficulties in life with the sickle. In some texts, obstacles and difficulties are equated to weeds and it is removed with the sickle.

Male Mahadeswara Temple Photos - Pictures of M M Hills Temple in Karnataka

MaleMahadeswaraTemple, also known as M M Hills, is located in Kollegal Taluk in Chamaraja Nagar District and is close to the Tamil Nadu – Karnataka Border. Below are the photos of the famous MaleMahadeswaraTemple.













Goddess Kali Temple in Ahmedabad – Kalibari Temple of Bengali Association in Ahmedabad in Gujarat

The newly built GoddessKaliTemple – Kalibari – in Ahmedabad in Gujarat is associated with the city's oldest Bengali organization, the Bengal Cultural Association Ahmedabad. The temple is located at S G Road in Ahmedabad and is spread across 2000 sq yard area. The temple has been built in accordance to traditional Bengali kutir style.
The murti of Goddess Kali worshipped in the temple is exactly like the one worshipped in the famous Dakshineswar temple of Kolkata. The temple also has murtis of Shiva, Ram, Sita, Hanuman and Krishna. Times of India reports  Inaugurated by Swami Sadananda Saraswati Ji Maharaj of Sharda Peeth Dwarka on Monday, the Kalibari has been built on 2000 sq yard area. The temple has been constructed in accordance to traditional Bengali kutir (hut) style. "What is unique is that we have brought god Shiva, Ram, Sita, Hanuman and Krishna under the same roof in our mandir," said Kanak Das Adhikary, BCA's general secretary.  The idol of goddess Kali ha…

Teachings from Go-Grahana Parva in Mahabharata

Something that is thought of in one way, may turn out to be another.
Those who are learned in the ancient accounts have said that a war is the worst.
Valour at the right place and right time is recommended for our welfare.
The learned do not gauge how much of load a chariot can take on the words of its maker.
A war guarantees victory only if it is at the right time and the right place. But if it is conducted at the wrong time, it does not bring any fruits.
Mahabharata

Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 7, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 7, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:03 AM on March 7. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Krittika or Kartika or Karthigai Nakshatra till 6:43 PM. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5115
Vikram Samvant 2070 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Falgun 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 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi o…