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Venkateshwara Ashtothram in pdf – Venkateshwara Ashtothram Prayer in English

One of the popular prayers dedicated to Venkateshwara is the chanting of the Venkateshwara Ashtothram. Below is Venkateshwara Ashtothram lyrics in English in pdf format. You can download the file and save it for future use.
Chanting the Venkateshwara Ashtothram daily is considered highly auspicious. The mantra is chanted on all days by devotees.
Link Venkateshwara Ashtothram in pdf

Ilavrta Varsha Region in Jambudvipa in Hindu Scriptures

Jambudvipa is the name of one of the seven islands on earth mentioned in Hindu scriptures. It is named after Jambun or rose apple tree. Jambudvipa is interpreted either roughly as the northern hemisphere or the region in Asia with India and adjacent regions and islands. Some scholars are of the view that Jambudvipa is a heavenly place and not on earth.
As per Bhagavad Purana, Jambudvipa is divided into nine regions. Of these only Bharata Varsha is inhabited by human beings. The rest of the eight regions are occupied by celestial beings or by saints and pious persons.
One of the eight regions is known as Ilavrat Varsha and it is occupied by Siddhas, Charanas, Gandharvas. The celestial beings that live here have the power to become smaller than the smallest and bigger than the biggest. The gardens and lakes in the region are the play ground of the celestial beings and their wives. The region is also frequented by Shiva and Parvati.
The people who take birth on Bharatavarsha are divided…

Bhairavnath Bagad Yatra at Bavdhan in Wai near Satara - Bhairavnath Temple Festival and Fair at Bavdhan

Bhairavnath Bagad Yatra is annually observed in the Rang Panchami in Phalgun month. It is the most important and famous annual festival at BhairavnathTemple at Bavdhan near Wai in Maharashtra. Bhairavnath Bagad Yatra 2018 date is March 6.
The festival is noted for devotee hanging from a hook from a high post. The person who agrees to dangle from the hook performs a fast for 5 days. He stays in a temple and on the Bagad day eats only Neem leaves and does not drink a single drop of water. The Bagad ritual has a history for more than 800 years.
This annual agrarian festival attracts hundreds of devotees.
Bhairavnath Bagad Yatra is annually observed on Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra

Yashwant Baba Punyatithi at Mayani near Khatav in Satara District

Yashwant Baba Punyatithi is annually observed in Phalgun month. It is the death anniversary of pious soul Yashwant Baba. The day is of significance at Mayani near Khatav in Satara District. Yashwant Baba Punyatithi 2018 date is March 6.
Yashwant Baba led a simple life and taught people the value of humility and simplicity. He spread the message of harmony and truth.
Hundreds of people attend various programs organized on the day at Mayani near Khatav in Satara District in Maharashtra. The Samadhi or the final resting place of the saint is located here.
Yashwant Baba Punyatithi is observed on Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Mobile App to help Godavari Pushkaram Devotees

Godavari Pushkaram, which is held once n 12 years, will be held in 2015 from July 14 to July 25 is expected to attract more than a million devotees. A mobile app to help Godavari Pushkaram 2015 devotees was released recently. The mobile application is created by G Krishna Chaitanya of Sri Prakash Engineering College.  The New Indian Express
The app will provide details of 42 important temples, 24 tourist spots along with hotels,  bathing ghats, roads, hospitals, cinema halls, timings of buses, flights, trains, phone numbers, emergency services, cultural and spirtitual  programmes, etc. The App has been designed in the name of Satya Andriod Developers. The details can be had through Google Play Site freely, by a click on GMP.You find the Mobile App here on Google Play