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February 2017 Bhadra Kal Tithi – Bhadra Kal Date and Time in Feb 2017

Bhadra Kal is a certain period (around 12 hours) in a Tithi as per Hindu astrology and calendar. It is considered a bad period. Below is the Bhadra Kal date and time in month of February 2017. Bhadra Kaal time is considered inauspicious for journey. No events are held during the period. Hindu also do not start new venture during the period. The time of Bhadra Kal is different in calendars and panchangs followed in western parts of India.
Bhadra Kal Tithi date and time based on North India Panchang and Calendar in February 2017:
4:02 PM on January 31 to 3:26 AM on February 1
9:46 PM on February 3 to 8:38 AM on February 4
1:38 AM to 12:28 PM on February 7
6:58 AM to 6:24 PM on February 10
5:01 PM on February 13 to 5:10 AM on February 14
8:58 AM to 9:58 AM on February 17
4:10 AM to 5:06 PM on February 21
8:32 PM on February 24 to 8:37 AM on February 25

March 2017 Bhadra Kal Time

Bodgeshwar Temple Festival – Bodgeshwar Jatra at Mapusa in Goa

BodgeshwarTemple festival is observed in Paush month and is locally referred as Jatra. The temple located at Mapusa in Goa is dedicated to Kanakeshwar Baba or Bodgeshwar. Bodgeshwar Jatra 2018 date is January 1. The deity worshipped in the temple is also known as Bongini.
The annual jatra attracts scores of devotees to this small temple. The popular belief is that the deity is a wish fulfilling deity and prayers never go unanswered.
Special lighting arrangements are made during the annual temple festival.
Bodgeshwar Jatra is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon as per Hindu lunar calendar followed in Goa.

Yamai Devi Yatra – Yamai Jatra Festival at Aundh in Satara

Yamai Devi Yatra is annually observed in Paush month at Aundh near Satara in Maharashtra. Yamai Devi Yatra 2018 date is January 2. The goddess is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Durga – she is also known as Mahishasur Mardini Yamai. ‘Ye Mai’ in marathi means come mother.
The annual Yatra to the YamaiDeviTemple attracts thousands of devotees. In the festival a palanquin atop a vehicle carries the murti of the goddess. People throw sindoor powder and follow the procession.
Yamai Devi Yatra is annually observed on Paush Purnima or full moon day in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Goddess Gadhimai – About Goddess Gadhi Mai

Goddess Gadhimai is a local deity worshipped in the Bara District of Nepal and is a fierce manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. There are thousands of manifestations of Goddess Shakti but what makes Goddess Gadhi Mai popular is the animal sacrifice performed to appease her once in five years. It is believed that slaughtering of animals relieve the anger of the goddess.
People believe that the all powerful Goddess can be pleased only through animal sacrifice. She is believed to bless devotees with prosperity. She is also worshipped to defeat enemies. People slaughter animals after desire or wish is fulfilled – like birth of a child, relief from disease etc.
Gadhimai Mela or fair, notorious for the sacrifice of large number of animals, is held once in five years in the Bara District of Nepal and is mainly attended by people from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India. Nearly 400,000 animals are sacrificed during the period.
Goddess Gadhimai speaks through a high priestess in …

Gujarati Vivah Muhurat 2015 Date and Time in Gujarat – Shubh Vivah Muhurt

Gujarati Vivah Muhurat dates and time 2015 based on Panchangs and calendars followed in Gujarat. Shubh Vivah Muhurt date and time is strictly based on India Standard Time. It must be noted that the calendar and Panchang followed in Gujarat is different from that followed in North India.  Gujarati Vivah Muhurat 2015 Date and Time - India Standard TimeGujarati Vivah Muhurat January 2015 Date and Time
January 21 – 3:15 PM to 2:18 AM on January 22 January 24 – after 2:44 PM January 25 – Sunrise to 12:59 PM January 26 – after 11:47 AM January 27 – upto 11:10 AM January 29 – 11:37 AM to 5:52 PM January 30 – 2:14 PM to 1:30 AM on January 31
Gujarati Vivah Muhurat February 2015 Date and Time
February 7 – From 12:21 PM February 9 – From 11:27 AM February 10 – The entire day February 11 – from sunrise to 4:05 PM February 11 – after 5:37 PM February 15 – up to 4:30 PM February 22 – after 8:00 PM Feb 23 –  10:13 AM to 6:34 PM
Gujarati Vivah Muhurat March 2015 Date and Time
March 7 – …

April 2016 Hindu Auspicious Marriage Dates in North India– Vivah Dates in April 2016 in North India

These are the Hindu auspicious marriages dates for April 2016 for various regions in North India based on Hindu Panchang and calendar – Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. You must be aware that marriage dates are based on calendars followed in various regions and there is no uniformity. Below are the marriage dates in northern parts of India in April 2016.
The Hindu Marriage dates in North India for April 2016
April 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27 and April 29.
Note – You should always take the help of a local pandit as the entire day might not be auspicious in a particular region. You should take the advice of a pandit where the marriage is to be conducted.

Good Dates for Vrishabha Rashi in January 2015 – Auspicious Date and time for Taurus Zodiac Born People as Per Moon Sign in January 2015

There are certain days in a month that is highly auspicious for Vrishabha Rashi or Taurus Zodiac. Here are the good dates and time for Vrishabha Rashi in January 2015. This is decided by astrologers based on the movement of moon and the position of other grahas.
Good Dates for Vrishabha Rashi in January 2015 – January 2, 6, 8, 14, 22, 26 and January 30.
The dates are good for Rishabha Rashi people for attending interview or doing other auspicious activities.

Hindu Temples at Turuvekere near Tumkur in Karnataka

A murti of Nandi, the divine bull of Shiva, carved from soap stone is enough to make the journey to Turuvekere near Tumkur in Karnataka worthy. The town also has the rare temple in which Shiva and Ganga are worshipped together. Turuvekere is located around 128 km from Bangalore and houses the famous GangadhareshwaraTemple.

GangadhareshwaraTemple is dedicated to Shiva and is built in Dravidian style of architecture and is known for its exquisite carvings.
The Shivling worshipped in the temple is referred as Gangadhareswara – it has matted locks of Shiva with Ganga. Sun, mood and the 27 birth stars (Nakshatras) also adorn the Shivling. The utsava murti of Shiva (the murti taken out for procession and rituals) has an eye on the foot. Another highlight of the temple is the huge Nandi murti.
The temple complex also houses a shrine of Goddess Bhavani. The temple also has a rare sculpture of Bedara Kannapa.
Huge bell made using soap stone is another attraction.
ChennakeshavaTemple located ne…

Shantadurga Chmundeshwasri Kudatari Mahamaya Jatra at Ghudo in Avedem in Goa

ShantadurgaChmundeshwasriKudatariMahamayaTemple is located at Ghudo in Avedem at Quepem in Goa. The annual Jatra or temple festival is observed in Paush month. Shantadurga Kudatari Mahamaya Jatra 2018 date is from December 31 to January 2.
This is the most important annual festival in the temple and is known as Zatrotsav. Hundreds of people arrive in the temple during the three days to witness the festivities.
Shantadurga Chmundeshwasri Kudatari Mahamaya Jatra is annually held from Paush Shukla Paksha Trayodasi to Purnima as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Goa.

Timeless Wisdom – Sant Kabir

Everyone turns their mind to God in adversity, but not in prosperity. If one were to turn to God in prosperity, there would be no room for adversity.
Some are in suffering because of their body, some because of the mind, some are plagued by wealth. Kabir says all are aggrieved. Only the servants of the Lord are happy.
As fish cannot live out of water; as the thirst of the chatrak can be quenched only by the rain; with a like intensity, the saints yearn for the Lord; only the sight of Him can slake their thirst for Him!
We are like grains of wheat caught between the grinding stones of life. The grains that cling to the central axile of the grinding stones are uncrushed, while those that move away from the center are crushed into powder.
One enemy or the other always treads upon our heel; Lust may be driven out, but anger lingers; and greed will stay when anger goes; and then, when greed is gone, vain glory, vanity and the wish to be honored fills the emptiness left in the mind. Sant Ka…

Good date for giving birth in March 2015 – Good dates for birth of baby in March 2015

There are many couples who look for good dates for giving birth of baby. These are the good dates for giving birth in March 2015. Please note that the good date of birth of baby does not mean that everything will be auspicious. Horoscope etc is prepared after looking into numerous considerations.
Good dates for birth of baby in March 2015
March 1, 2015 – auspicious after 2:00 PM March 2 March 3 March 4 March 7 March 8 March 9 auspicious after 7:00 PM March 10 March 17 March 21 March 25 March 26 March 27 auspicious after 1:10 PM March 28 March 29 March 31 auspicious after 11:40 AM
Bad dates in March 2015 – March 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 and March 30

Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 27, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, November 27, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the 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 10:46 AM on November 27. 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 – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 9:57 AM on November 27. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravanam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rasi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vivah Panchami in North India. Champa Sashti in western parts of India. Khandoba - Martand Bhairav festival in Maharashtra. Muruga Sashti Fasting.
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
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