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Badami Banashankari Temple Contact Address – Postal Address of Banashankari Temple at Badami

Banashankari Temple at Cholachagudda in Badami in Karnataka is dedicated to Goddess Vanashankari or Banashankari. Detailed contact address of the temple along with postal address is given below. The Mother Goddess is the family deity of many families in the region. Badami Banashankari Temple Contact Address Salakari Poojar Shri Kshetra Banashankari Devasthan, Cholachagudda, Badami, Bagalkot District, Karnataka-587201 India . The temple is located around 5 km from Badami on the banks of Malaprabha River .

Varaha Avatar Story and its Symbolism and Meaning

Varaha Avatar is the third avatar of Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu. The story has an important symbolism and meaning. Legend has it that Demon Hiranyaksha had pushed the Mother Earth down into oceans and Lord Vishnu appeared as Varaha, the boar avatar, to rescue it. Hiranyaksha means the golden-eyed and he was the son of Sage Kashyapa and Diti. Demon Hiranyaksha was the king of Asusras. He attained immense strength and vanquished devas or demi gods from heaven. As per the stories in the Puranas, Hiranyaksha then started troubling saints, humans and Devas. Finally, he decided to drag and throw the earth into the ocean. When he did it Mother Earth gave a huge cry and Vishnu appeared in the form of Varaha and fought and killed Hiranyaksha and restored Mother Earth. The above story is found in the Srimad Bhagavad Purana. Another story associated with Varaha Avatar is found in Vishnu Purana. It is associated with creation. Symbolically, the dragging of earth by demon Hiranyaksha

Beauty Spot or Mole on the Middle of Chest - Til on Middle of Chest Meaning and Importance – Is it Bad or Good?

Til, or beauty spot or mole, on the middle of the chest is interpreted as good in Hinduism. But then what does it mean? Is there any symbolic meaning to til on the middle of chest? Also please note that the position of the beauty spot have no real significance in many Hindu cultures. As per some Hindu cultures, the person who has til or mole on the middle of the chest will have a prosperous life. There will be happiness. The person will achieve success through hard work and dedication. Please note that these inferences are not based on Hindu scriptures. These are purely regional and community based. You should not blindly believe in such things. 

Shravan Nakshatra Colour – Which is the Lucky Color of Shravan Nakshatra?

Shravan Nakshatra is the 22nd among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology. The lucky colors for people born in the Nakshatra Shravan are Blue, ash and black. As per Hindu astrology a particular type of color is dedicated to a certain Nakshatra which is lucky for the birth star. Shravan Nakshatra is housed in Makar Rashi or Capricorn Zodiac. Wearing blue or ash or black color or shades of blue or ash or black color dress for interviews and other competitions are lucky for those people born in this Nakshatra. The colors to be completely avoided are deep yellow and orange.

Chandra Gayatri Mantra Text in Hindi and English – Chandra Graha Mantra

Chandra Gayatri Mantra is a popular prayer dedicated to Chandra or moon god. This prayer is chanted for getting the blessings of Chandra Graha – one of the Navgrahas. The Chandra Gayatri Mantra is given in English and Hindi in text format below. You can download and save it in picture format by using the right click. By chanting the Chandra Gayatri mantra a devotee will get the courage to face life. The mantra is also chanted for attaining and peace and progress. It is also chanted for curing skin diseases. It is also chanted for a tension free life. Those suffering from various types of mental illness can also chant the mantra for relief. Chandra Gayatri Mantra in Hindi Chandra Graha Mantra Text in English

Seeing Green Vegetables in Dreams Meaning in Hindu Religion – Seeing Vegetable and Green leaves in dreams

Seeing green and leafy vegetables in dream is considered good as per those who believe in dream interpretation. In Hindu religion there is an ancient scripture known as Swapna Shastra which gives interpretation and meaning of various dreams. It is believed that those who see vegetables, green leaves and other such items will soon achieve peace, progress and prosperity. Such people will also have the opportunity for new work. Dreaming of cutting vegetables and cooking means opportunity to show your talent. It also means visit by old friends or relatives. Dreaming of vegetables going bad or emitting foul smell means financial loss. Please note that one should not give too much importance to such things. Majority of the dreams have no meaning as they are just extension of important events that took place on a day. People see mainly dreams related to matters that touched them during the course of a day. A dream to have meaning it should happen naturally without any day time influ