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Goddess Amirthavalli – About Amrithavalli Thayar Manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi

Goddess Amirthavalli Thayar is manifestation of Mother Goddess Lakshmi and in this manifestation she is the consort of Narasimha Murti at SholinghurTemple in Vellore District in Tamil Nadu. Legend has it that Goddess Lakshmi appeared from one of the ponds near SholinghurTemple. She emerged from the pond sitting on a thousand petal lotus flower.

She was given the name Amirthavalli as she was holding the a creeper of the Amrita plant.
She married Narasimha on a Friday and hence the day is associated with the Goddess.
It is widely believed that Goddess Amirthavalli blesses her devotees with prosperity, good, long life and happiness.

Yamuna Jayanti - Yamuna Chhath 2018

Yamuna Jayanti is dedicated to the YamunaRiver and it is also known as Yamuna Chhath and is observed mainly in Mathura. Yamuna Jayanti 2018 date is March 23. It is observed on the sixth day (chath) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in Chaitra month (March – April). Special pujas are offered on the banks of the YamunaRiver on the day.

Yamuna Jayanti is birth anniversary of Goddess Yamuna. She is believed to have appeared on the earth on the day in the form of a river.

On the day people visit the Yamuna river bank and do puja and take a sip of water and chants – Yamuna Maiya Ki Jai.

Yajur Veda Mantras in Audio Format - Listen to Shukla Yajur Veda Chanting

Yajur Veda mantras deal with the ritualistic procedures. Vedavichara, a website which is doing a systematic study of Vedas, is providing the opportunity to listen to Yajur Veda Mantras Online in mp3 audio format. You can listen to the recording of Vedas as per the Shakala Shaka followed in South India.
Link - Listen to Yajur Veda Chanting Online

Words of Wisdom – Yoga Sutras

Practice becomes firmly grounded when continued for a long time with devotion and right action.
Practice is effort toward a steady and tranquil mind.
Restriction of the fluctuation is achieved by practice and non-attachment.
Memory is the direction recollection of a conscious experience.
Dreamless sleep is the cessation of external perceptions. It is a thought wave about nothingness.
Yoga Sutras

Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 4, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 4, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:31 PM on April 4. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Krittika or Kartika or Karthigai Nakshatra till 2:09 AM. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Shri Panchami. Lakshmi Panchami.
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Jayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1936 – Chaitr…