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Yadagirigutta Temple Timings – Miracle Sudarshana Chakra Atop Yadagirigutta Narasimha Swamy Temple

Yadagirigutta Temple is dedicated to the Narasimha Avatar of Bhagvan Vishnu. The detail temple timings is given below. Please note that the opening and closing time in the temple will be extended during festivals and rituals. The time will be shortened when there is eclipse or grahan. Yadagirigutta Temple Timings Morning hours – 4:00 AM to 3:00 PM Suprabhatam – 4:00 AM to 4:30 AM Binde Theertam - 4:30 AM to 5:00 AM Bala Bogam – 5:00 AM to 5:30 AM Nijabhishekam – 5:30 AM to 6:30 AM Darshan without break from 7:15 AM to 11:30 AM Bogamu – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Darshan without break from – 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM Evening hours – 4:00 PM to 9:45 PM Special Darshan – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Darshan without break from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Aradhana – 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Archana – 7:30 PM to 8:15 PM Darshan without break – 8:15 PM to 9:00 PM Naivaidya 9:00 PM to 9:30 PM Shayanotsavam 9:30 PM to 9:45 PM Temple closes 9:45 PM Miracle Sudarshana Chakra Atop

Photographs of Reclusive Hindu Holy Men

Sadhus, or Sanyasis, are Hindu holy men who have shunned the comforts of home and society. They lead solitary life and appear in public during festivals like Kumbha Mela. German banker and photographer Mario Gerth had always cherished the dream of taking photos of these reclusive holy men. Daily Mail UK has published the photographs. It must be noted here that the real Sadhus are very hard to meet and they never interact with public. They rarely appear for participating in religious functions. These photographs might be of Sadhus who roams around India – this is a different class of Sadhus. You can view the photographs here at Daily Mail UK (No longer available)

Words Worth Thinking Over – Swami Vivekananda

"Words Worth Thinking Over" is a compilation of quotes and thoughts attributed to Swami Vivekananda, a prominent Indian Hindu monk and a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world. Swami Vivekananda is known for his profound wisdom and inspiring messages that emphasize spiritual growth, self-realization, and service to humanity. The mind cannot be easily conquered. Minds that rise into waves at the approach of every little thing at the slightest provocation or danger, in what a state they must be! What to talk of greatness or spirituality, when these changes come over the mind? This unstable condition of the mind must be changed. We must ask ourselves how far we can be acted upon by the external world, and how far we can stand on our own feet, in spite of all the forces outside us. When we have succeeded in preventing all the forces in the world from throwing us off our balance, then alone we have attained to freedom,