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Ekanamsha – About Goddess Ekanamsha

Goddess Ekanamsha is believed to a manifestation of Goddess Durga. Today she is more popularly associated with Bhagvan Sri Krishna and his elder brother Balarama. Thus Ekanamsha is Subhadra, sister of Sri Krishna.

Ekanamsha is usually depicted as standing between Balarama and Sri Krishna. She holds either a lotus or a mirror.
As per Brihat Samhita, the Goddess can be depicted with two, four or eight arms.
In some scriptures she is closely identified with Goddess Katyayani.
The worship of Ekanamsha is more popular in eastern parts of India and is associated with Jagannath cult.

Gita in Spanish Language – Download Bhagavad Gita text in Spanish in pdf for free

Bhagavad Gita text in Spanish language in pdf for free is provided by Shri Swami Adgadanandji of Yatharthgeeta website. Each chapter of Bhagavad Gita is presented in a separate pdf file. You can download all the eighteen chapters of the Bhagavad Gita in Spanish as a single book.
You can download the Bhagavad Gita in Spanish in pdf format here.

Nagdive in Maharashtra in Margashirsh Month

Nagdive is observed during the first Thursday during the shukla paksha, or waxing phase of moon, in Margashirsh month. The ritual is mainly observed in Marathwada region in Maharashtra.
In the ritual, people bring sweets of their choice and burn diya over it by putting a cotton wick soaked in ghee. The sweet and the diya are held below any clean iron metal vessel or instrument.
The diya deposits black substance on the iron metal vessel and that's used as kajal – eyeliner.
Another important ritual that is observed on Thursday in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra is the Margashirsh Lakshmi Puja.

Vedic Math Multiplication Methods

The multiplication methods used in Vedic Maths helps in making the whole process easy and simple. By looking at the numbers one can multiply the numbers in our mind with Vedic Maths methods.  The New Indian Express Reports
Today we look at a method to find the product of two-digit numbers with the same first digit and the sum of the second digits is 10. Number pairs like 11 and 19, 12 and 18, 23 and 27 are examples of numbers which have the same tens digit and whose units digits add up to 10.
Let us break down this method into the following steps.
Multiply the tens digit (same for both) by the next consecutive number. That will be the first part of our answer.
Multiply the units digits of the two numbers. That will be the second part of the answer.
We have to remember that it is similar to the Nikhilam method, which has a base number and where the number of digits in the answer is decided by the number of zeros in the base.
For two-digit numbers we take 100 as the base, so the number of dig…

Kurma Purana Teachings

To the enlightened there is neither transitoriness nor illusion; as it is ignorance alone which deceives, for knowledge exhibits the truth undisguised and free from all fallacious appearances.
He who has attained knowledge realizes that I (Supreme Soul - Parabrahman) alone am the supreme spirit, and there is no other god; that I am the universal soul, the universal form, the beginning and end of all things; without eyes I see and without ears I hear; I am the Vedas and all sacred learning relates to me.
But this truth men cannot know as long as they are involved in illusion; and therefore, they ought to addict themselves to devout contemplation, in order that they may obtain identification with my essence; for then they will be liberated from all the effects of Maya, and will, in union with me enjoy supreme and eternal happiness.
From the supreme spirit proceeded Purusha, Prakriti, and Time and by them was produced this universe, the manifestation of the one god. For I am that spiri…