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Nandana Garden in Hindu Religion – The Garden of Indra – the King of Devas

Nandana is a garden in the celestial world (devaloka) in Hindu religion. The garden is owned by Indra, the king of Devas or celestial beings. The famous Parijata tree grows in this garden. Sri Krishna had brought the tree to earth from the Nandana garden.
Those people on earth who had not killed any living beings get opportunity to live in the Nandana garden after their death. The place is also abode of those people who had total control over their senses during their lifetime on earth.
The glory of NandanaGarden is also mentioned in the Mahabharata. It is stated in the epic that the garden is for those who never begs on earth. It is also a favorite place of musicians and dancers of the celestial world. Celestial couples move about in the garden.
Nandana is also one of the names of Shiva and Vishnu.

Kalbhairav Yatra at Kotawade near Ratnagiri – Kotawade Kal Bhairav Temple Festival

Kalbhairav Yatra at Kotawade is annually observed in Magh month. The yatra is the main festival and fair at the KalBhairavTemple at Kotawade near Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. Kotawade Kalbhairav Yatra 2018 date is February 5.
Hundreds of people participate in the annual festival. A fair is held during the period and it attracts scores of devotees from nearby villages and town.
Kalbhairav Yatra is annually observed on Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Mayakka Devi Yatra at Chinchali – Mayakka Devi Temple Festival at Chinchali in Karnataka

Mayakka Devi Yatra is annually organized at Chinchali in the month of Magh. It is the important festival of the famous MayakkaDeviTemple at Chinchali in Karnataka. Mayakka Devi Yatra 2018 date is February 4.
Mayakka Devi is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. She is worshipped mainly in Northern Karnataka and South Maharashtra.
The fair and festival includes numerous rituals the most important being chariot pulling.
Mayakka Devi Yatra is observed on Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Gajananbappa Maharaj Punyatithi at Karkamb near Pandharpur

Gajananbappa Maharaj Punyatithi is observed in Magh month. It is the death anniversary of Gajananbappa Maharaj and is of significance at Karkamb near Pandharpur in Maharashtra. Gajananbappa Maharaj Punyatithi 2018 date is February 4.
Gajananbappa Maharaj spread the teachings of truth and love. Prayer meetings and satsang are organized on the day.
Gajananbappa Maharaj Punyatithi is annually observed on Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Jyotirling Yatra at Palshivne Village at Bhudargad in Maharashtra

Jyotirling Yatra is annually observed at PalshivneVillage at Bhudargad in Maharashtra in Magh month. The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Jyotirling temple. Palshivne Jyotirling Yatra 2018 date is February 4.
The annual festival is an important even at this JyotirlingTemple.
Palshivne Jyotirling Yatra is annually observed on Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Stolen Ancient Murti of Lord Ram from Raghunath Temple in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh Recovered

A 17th-century murti of Bhagvan Sri Ram stolen from RaghunathTemple in Kullu in Himachal Pradesh was recovered. All the stolen valuables and murtis of Hindu deities were recovered.
Apart from the murti of Raghunath, murtis of Ganesha, Hanuman, Narasimha and Saligram Shila have been recovered.
The 17th-century idol of Lord Raghunath, made of pure gold, believed to be of the Ramayan era was stolen from Kullu town of Himachal Pradesh in December, 2014.

Knowledge about inner spiritual constitution of man will give him mastery over his life – Swami Chinmayananda

In our modern society, for every successful man, we watch hundreds who are disappointed, dejected and broken down. As on a grinding stone, people get themselves crushed in the competition of the modern material world and its market place. Yet all the spiritual literature of the world unanimously declares that this need not be the tragedy of the human race – if the individual members know the art of diligently using their own abilities and efficiencies.
The great Rishis have asserted emphatically that a certain amount of knowledge of the inner spiritual constitution of man will give him more mastery over his own life.
Man in his present misconceived civilization has learned to waste himself and his precious time in the inevitable trifles and tensions that beset his life. But to the attentive and the vigilant, life is a glorious opportunity with possibilities to reach the perfection of civilization.
Let us learn in life to discriminate between the serious and the trifling, the permane…

Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 30, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, January 30, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the light phase of moon till 12:36 AM on January 30. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 3:10 PM on January 30. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishaba Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Bhishma Ekadasi
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Jayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivah…