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Kali Mantra Text in Hindi and English – Goddess Kali Gayatri Mantra

Kali Mantra is dedicated to Goddess Kali, the most ferocious form of Mother Goddess. The prayer is chanted during Kali Puja. Kali Gayatri Mantra is a powerful prayer chanted for good health, wealth, peace and prosperity. The mantra in Hindi and English is given below. Kali Mantra Text in Hindi
Kali Gayatri Mantra Text in English Om kalikaye vidmahe smashan vashiney dheemahee tannoA ghora prachodyat.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple - Shiva Temple at Varansi in India

Located on the banks of HolyGangaRiver, KashiVishwanathTemple dedicated to Hindu God Shiva in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh in India is the gateway to Moksha (liberation) in Hinduism. A holy dip in the Ganga washes away the sins and purifies the soul, and with the blessing of Kashi Vishwanath one attains moksha.

Legend has it that Shiva first manifested in the form of a fiery Shivling without an end or beginning at Kashi. This is mentioned in the Shiv Purana.
KashiVishwanathTemple is locatead on the western bank of Ganga and is one of 12 Jyotirlinga temples.
Another legend has it that Shiva wanted to have a south facing temple and thus KashiVishwanathTemple came into being. Mahadev Shiva has instructed that before worshipping him, prayers should be offered to Surya, Chandra and Ganesha - the deities are found in the main gate of the temple. There can be no life on earth without Surya. Chandra is one who nourishes the herbs and medicines. Ganesh represents all animate and inanimate in the…

Common Values to be followed by Hindus

Sanatana Dharma lays down a set of common disciplines for all Hindus, despite their bodily or inner differences. They are:
Non-hurting Non-killing Truthfulness Non-stealing Cleanliness (internal and external) Sensory Control (control of the senses)
These are the common disciplines and values meant for all categories of people.

Srinivasa Mantra Text in Hindi and English – Srinivasa Gayatri Mantra

Chanting of Srinivasa Gayatri Mantra is considered highly meritorious while worshipping Hindu God Hanuman. The Srinivasa mantra text in Hindi and English is given below. The mantra is chanted for attaining wealth. It is believed that Srinivasa blesses on with money and prosperity.
The mantra should be chanted daily morning and evening. Srinivasa Mantra Text in Hindi
Srinivasa Gayatri Mantra Text in English OM Nirnajanaya Vidmahe Nirapasaya Dheemahee Tanno Srinivasa Prachodayat

Today’s Hindu Calendar – July 13, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, July 13, 2014 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon inHindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithior the first day during the waning phase of moon till 2:49 PM on July 13. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithior the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 5:34 PM. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravana Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 12:44 PM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.