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Mahadwadasi is an important day associated with Vaishnavas and those observing Ekadasi Fasting. If majority of the Ekadasi fasting is observed on the Dwadasi day (12 th day) instead of the 11 th day then this Dwadasi is referred to as Mahadwadasi. Such Ekadasi fasting is observed on the Dwadasi and is broken on the 13 th day day (trayodasi tithi). Mahadwadasi happens a couple of times in a Hindu lunar calendar. There is no other specialty attached to the day. 

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

Budha Graha is one of the Navgrahas. He is propitiated for intelligence. Budha Gayatri mantra is powerful prayer dedicated to the deity. The Budha Graha Gayatri Mantra text in Hindi and English is given below. The deity is worshipped on Wednesday. Budha Gayatri Mantra Text in Hindi Budha Graha Gayatri Mantra in English

Shatabhisha Nakshatra Colour – Which is the Lucky Color of Satabhisha Nakshatra?

Shatabhisha Nakshatra is the 24th among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology. The lucky colors for people born in the Nakshatra Shatabhisha 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. Shatabhisha Nakshatra is housed in Kumbha Rashi or Aquarius 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.

Mole on Left Hand – Til or Beauty spot on Left Hand Meaning and Importance – Is it Bad or Good?

Til, or beauty spot or mole, on the left hand is interpreted as good in Hinduism. But then what does it mean? Is there any symbolic meaning mole on left hand? 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 left hand will be saving lot of money. There will be happiness. The person will not be a spendthrift. On the downside some of them will be misers. 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.