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Ayyappa Prayers in Malayalam in pdf – Download Lord Ayyappa Songs and Prayers in Malayalam Text

Lord Ayyappa is one of the most popular deities in South India. His shrine at Sabarimala in Kerala attracts millions of devotees. Here are Ayyappa prayers and songs in Malayalam in pdf format. The Malayalam text is courtesy SriSivaVishnuTemple.
LinkAyyappa Prayers in Malayalam in pdf

Moshi Kanifnath Yatra at Moshi near Pimpri Chinchwad – Kanifnath Fair and Festival at Moshi

Moshi Kanifnath Yatra is observed in Phalgun month and is dedicated to Kanifnath, one of the nine Mahayogis of Navnath Sampradaya. Moshi located near Pimpri Chinchwad in Maharashtra houses a sacred place dedicated to the great saint. Moshi Kanifnath Yatra 2018 date is March 6.
Kanifnath is believed to be an incarnation of Prabuddha Narayan and is mentioned in the Bhagavad Purana.
Kanifnath Yatra is annually held on Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.
The annually fair and festival attracts thousands of followers of the Navnath Sampradaya.

Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam – Panguni Uthram Festival at Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam SriRanganathaswamyTemple is an important annual ritual and festival. The ritual is known as Panguni Uthiram Perumal – Thayar Serthi Sevai. Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam in 2018 is on March 30.
Hindu Scriptures like the Puranas and the two epics – Mahabharat and Ramayan – indicate that Poornima (full moon) and Uttiram star coinciding in the month of Panguni (March – April) is highly auspicious.
The day is of great significance to Devas. There is also a belief that divine weddings take place on this day.
Special rituals and pujas are held on the day at SrirangamTemple.

Panguni Uthiram Darshan at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala

Panguni Uthiram Darshan at SabarimalaAyyappaTemple in Kerala is held after Makaravilakku and before Vishu puja. Panguni Uthiram Darshan at SabarimalaAyyappaTemple in 2016 is on March 23. The shrine opens just for this day.
Hindu Scriptures like the Puranas and the two epics – Mahabharat and Ramayan – indicate that Poornima (full moon) and Uttiram star coinciding in the month of Panguni (March – April) is highly auspicious.
The day is of great significance to Devas. There is also a belief that divine weddings take place on this day.

Live Darshan from Shiva Temples in India

Three of the important Shiva temples that are offering free live darshan are the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, the Somnath Temple in Gujarat, Baba Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar and Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple. The temples have live webcasting during the arati period and important puja periods. The darshan of some these temples are also available on mobile internet.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi – You can view the live darshan here.

Somanth Temple – You can view the live darshan here.

Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple - You can view the live darshan here

Baba Baidyanath Temple, Deoghar - You can view the live darshan here

If readers have knowledge of other Shiva Temple live darshans please mail us at hindublog @ gmail.com.

Shivratri 2017 Live Online by Isha Foundation - Mahashivaratri Festival 2017 Online

Isha Foundation of Sadhguru is offering live online telecast of the Shivratri celebrations on March 7, 2017 from IshaYogaCenter near Coimbatore. The Mahashivaratri Festival 2017 Online is on February 24. All the programs are aired live online.
To watch the live webasting you need to register online.
You can find more about the Shivratri Festival of Isha Foundation here at the official website and also how to register online.
The programs include: Pancha Bhuta Aradhana Guru Pooja at the Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple Live performances Question Answer session with Sadhguru etc

You may also like to read Live online Darshan from Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 17, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:41 AM on February 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the dark phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.
Nakshatra – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 10:41 AM. Then onward it is Shravan or Sravanam or Thiruonam Nakshatram.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Mahashivaratri
Kali Yuga Year – 5116
Vikram Samvant 2071 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
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