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Malayalam Rahu Navgraha Mantra – Prayer Dedicated to Rahu Nava Graham in Malayalam

Rahu is one of the Navgrahas as per Hindu astrology and Malayalam jyothisham and prayers are offered to it to avoid troubles in horoscope. Rahu Navgraha Mantra in Malayalam is given below in picture format. Rahu Nava Graham is one of the nine navgrahas and prayers are daily offered to Rahu by those having trouble due to the bad positioning of it in the Jatakam. Rahu Mantra in Malayalam

What happens if Birthday Fall on Saturday in Hindu Religion?

There are lot of belief regarding birthday falling on a particular date of a week in Hindu religion. If birthday fall on Saturday many people fear that something untoward will happen. Majority of these are regional beliefs. Some only followed by particular community. None of these beliefs are based on scriptures. One belief is that if birthday falls on Saturday then there will be trouble for parents. Another belief is that there will be personal problems in life. Please note that birthday falling on Saturday is not related to Shani Bhagvan. So a person need not worry about this factor.

Popular Paintings of Goddess Lakshmi Hindus Pray To Was Painted By Raja Ravi Varma in the 18th Century

His paintings are everywhere; in majority of Hindu homes. Millions of Hindus bow before his paintings daily. The popular images of Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati as we see today were first painted by Raja Ravi Varma in the 18th Century. Majority of the paintings of Goddess Lakshmi today we have are inspired by the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma (29 April 1848 – 2 October 1906) from the princely state of Kilimanoor (presently in Kerala).  The Hindu reports  Many of us have seen the oleograph of Lakshmi and Saraswati. Many of these had fabric, beads and sequins to embellish them and many were worshipped across the country. As Chawla says, these were done at a time of intense nationalist fervour.  “The two goddesses, Lakshmi and Saraswati, painted much later, in 1896, are iconic in their visualization. The religious texts and the oral tradition that formed the basis for these paintings do not belong to any particular region of India as the entire country has always absorb

Goravanahalli Temple Timings – Opening and Closing Time – Darshan at Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi Temple

Goravanahalli Temple , located near Tumkur in Karnataka, is dedicated to Mahalakshmi. The Goddess Lakshmi worshipped here is believed to be wish fulfilling deity. Goravanahalli Temple Timings are given below. Please note that the darshan timing will be extended during festivals and important rituals like Varalakshmi Puja. The opening and closing time will be curtailed when there is grahan or eclipse. Goravanahalli Temple Morning Timings 6:00 AM to 12:30 PM Evening Timings 5:30 PM to 8:00 Pm Important puja timings Daily 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM: Abhisheka and Kumkuma Archana Maha Mangalarathi are performed daily at 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM and at 7:30 PM. Amavasya (No moon day) and Purnima (full moon day) are important in the temple.